A worker pulls himself through a bed of 'Wishing Spheres' in Singapore on Jan. 4. People wrote their wishes for 2010 on the spheres, which were illuminated in the marina as part of the city-state's New Year's celebrations.
The death toll in a volleyball game attack in northwest Pakistan Friday has topped 90. The government may face increased pressure to target militants who slipped out of South Waziristan, where the government has conducted an offensive, and north into neighboring areas.
Three Indian Muslim women enjoy the last sunset of 2009 in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, on Thursday.
A cleaner fish swims out of the mouth of a green moray at the tropical aquarium of the Hagenbeck Zoo in Hamburg, Germany, on Dec. 29.
A visitor walks past a giant snow sculpture at an Ice and Snow Festival in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province on Jan. 10, 2008. The Ice and Snow Festival, which features hundreds of massive sculptures carved out of ice, has become a huge draw for visitors, turning northern China's often forbidding temperatures into a competitive advantage.
The eye of a goose is pictured at the Schwarzbauer geese farm in Hohenried near Ingolstadt, Germany on Friday. Geese are traditional food in Germany during the Christmas season.
Despite headlines to the contrary, savvy shoppers can still find bargains, experts say.
Her small pack of hounds helps keep her life more organized.
The US pursuit of Al Qaeda with airstrikes complicates Pakistan's struggle against the Taliban, who launched their largest attack in months over the weekend.
The Russia-Ukraine gas war has left some downstream nations with only a mild shortfall, but has incited debate on how to secure energy reserves amid regional instability.