Yoshimi Hamanaka, an employee of Japanese toymaker Megahouse, bites a beetle-shaped gummy snack created by the company's "Gummix," a toy kit that makes edible "insects" out of juice and other liquids, at the International Tokyo Toy Show in Tokyo on Thursday. The show will run until July 18.
Politically unstable Kyrgyzstan, which experienced a coup this spring, is home to a US air base that's critical to the war in Afghanistan. Russia is paying close attention. So should Washington.
Russia is again using gas as a foreign policy tool to alter behavior of its neighbors. It wants Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko to join a new customs union championed by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
Bosnians seek refreshment under artificial waterfalls in the Bosnian town of Tuzla on Aug 25, 2011.
Handsome Dan, Yale University's bulldog mascot, stands near future graduates during commencement at Yale University in New Haven, Conn., on Monday.
The plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 96 others was probably caused by pilot error, according to the preliminary findings of a joint Russian-Polish probe.
Deposed Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev insisted from Belarus on Wednesday he was still the country's rightful leader, while the interim government in Bishkek authorized the use of deadly force to put down looting and ethnic violence.
The commemoration of the Katyn massacre was meant to be a key 'forgive and forget' moment for Poland and Russia. It may now be overshadowed by the tragic death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski, riding in a Russian-built aircraft.
A US student learned something about Soviet diplomacy while visiting during the 1980 Olympic men's hockey 'miracle on ice.'
A man shovels snow from the roof of the soccer arena in Munich, Germany on Jan. 28.