Brazil flooding devastated a remote region in the northeast part of the country last weekend. This is a story about how one community held on amidst rising waters.
A devotee poses during the 42th Hare Krishna Festival of Chariots in central London, Sunday. Devotees of Lord Krishna pulled three 40 foot high chariots from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square in celebration of Indian culture and spirituality in this annual festival.
A child wearing a fake mustache and a sombrero hat waits for the start of the World Cup group A soccer match between Mexico and Uruguay at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, June 22.
The World Cup comes but once every four years. For those in Brazil, this means collecting little stickers of the players (such as Englishman Rio Ferdinand), teams, and logos of the 24 nations participating in South Africa.
The percentage of female smokers is increasing, and the number of annual tobacco-related deaths is expected to rise at an alarming rate unless action is taken, the World Health Organization announced on World No Tobacco Day.
A spoof of 1960s spy thrillers, 'OSS 117: Lost in Rio' gives French self-mockery a decided edge.
Based on a new analysis of sonar "pings," French investigators are focusing attention on a smaller area of the Atlantic to continue the hunt for the black boxes that could reveal why the Air France Flight 447 crashed last June.
Two baby meerkats stand in the sun at their enclosure at the Chester Zoo in Chester, England, on Friday. The 3-week-old babies had their first public appearance after spending their first weeks underground in their burrow.
While the BRICs are four emerging economic powerhouses (Brazil, Russia, India, China), post-financial crisis differences are creating problems, says some analysts. Will today's summit mend those rifts or widen them?
A meeting between Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and China's President Hu Jintao is expected to strengthen the two nations' growing economic ties. China already trumps the US as Brazil's top trading partner.