A Malaysian man was out hunting squirrels in the jungle when he was attacked by a tiger. His wife heard his cries for help, and rescued him by hitting the tiger with a wooden soup ladle until it fled.
Egypt's interim government has taken the first step toward democracy. Plenty of people are wondering where it will all end.
South Sudanese voted overwhelming in January for independence. Now, they face the reality of building the world's newest nation – from printing new currency to collecting taxes.
During Friday prayers in Tehrir Square, prayers are raised to those who lost their lives to the violence.
A view of Tokyo Skytree, the world's tallest broadcasting tower at 634 meters (2080 feet), in Tokyo on May 21, 2012. The tower opened to the public on May 22, with hundreds of people entering the tower and its large shopping mall.
A baby is baptized during a mass baptism ceremony in Tbilisi, Georgia. More than 500 children were baptized by the Georgian Orthodox Church during the 15th mass baptism ceremony at the country's main Holy Trinity Cathedral.
Detail of the right eye of Leonardo da Vinci's 16th century masterpiece the 'Mona Lisa' painting: Italian researcher Silvano Vinceti, president of the Italian National Committee for Historical, Cultural and Environment Heritage, claims he has found the letter 'S' in the woman's left eye, the letter 'L' in her right eye, and the number '72' under the arched bridge in the backdrop of Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting.
Kim Edwards, author of "The Memory Keeper's Daughter," discusses “The Lake of Dreams,” her second novel.
Austria's Michael Walchhofer reaches the finish area as he wins an alpine ski World Cup men's downhill race, in Bormio, Italy.