Kyrgyz women in traditional costumes and US military personnel wait before a ceremony to officially open a large aircraft ramp at the Manas airport near Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
A member of Norway's Hans Majestet Kongens Garde (His Majesty the King's Guard) is seen during a changing of the guard ceremony in Oslo.
King George VI's 1939 visit to Washington came three months before Britain and Germany were at war, and the climax of 'The King's Speech' takes place. The visit helped garner American sympathy for its former colonial ruler.
In an address at a state banquet last night, President Obama highlighted the strength and substance of the bond the US and the Britain share.
A member of the Streb Extreme Action Company breaks through a framed panel of mock glass during ground breaking ceremonies for a new Whitney Museum, in New York. The nine-story, metal-clad building, which will include a series of asymmetrical rooftops for outdoor exhibitions facing the High Line and the nearby Hudson River, is designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano and will nearly double the museum's current gallery space.
President Obama, on a three-day state visit to London, is stressing what he and Prime Minister Cameron call an 'essential relationship' between the UK and the US.
President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron participate in a joint news conference at Lancaster House in London on May 25.
Asian workers play cricket on their day off in Hamad Town, Bahrain.
Four lion cubs sit in a basket as they are christened at Hagenbecks zoo in Hamburg, Germany. The cubs, named Bandele, Batou, Naledi and Sakina, were born on January 31.
Public figures from Arnold Schwarzenegger to LeBron James to Newt Gingrich to Oprah are apologizing. So many mea culpas create an opportunity to better define forgiveness.