African refugees were receiving humanitarian supplies from the US Navy when their skiff capsized off the Somali coast. The number of refugees fleeing the Horn of Africa has skyrocketed in recent years.
From 'Seward's folly' to the marshall plan, a snapshot of American diplomacy of the past.
Jacobite Highlander reenactors charge towards photographers during a media event for the forthcoming Battle of Prestonpans reenactment, in Prestonpans, Scotland, on Tuesday. The battle took place in 1745 where Bonnie Prince Charlie (Prince Charles Edward Stuart) and his army of Jacobite Highlanders defeated the British government troops led by Sir John Cope.
Retirement age in France has been raised from 60 to 62 and Spain's king and queen will have to tighten their belts.
Rafael Nadal said it's 'madness' when some refer to him as the greatest Spanish athlete. Rafael Nadal is now ranked as the top male tennis player in the world after winning his first US Open Monday night.
A huge dinosaur unearthed in Spain appears to have sported a hump on its back, a feature never before seen on a dinosaur fossil.
Spain's Basque separatist ETA offered a ceasefire, but the Spanish government dismissed the offer, demanding the group lay down its arms as a precondition for peace talks.
Theatre director and actor Luis Bevia looks at a huge soap bubble during a media rehearsal of his show "Uuuiii!" in Madrid on Wednesday.
A newly sheared alpaca stands in its pasture in Eugendorf, Austria, on Tuesday.
Leonard Swidler, a Christian scholar at Temple University in Philadelphia, visited Saudi Arabia's ultraconservative Al Imam Muhammed bin Saud Islamic University earlier this summer, underscoring a shift toward greater openness in some official religious institutions.