A black Amur leopard cub growls during a medical examination at the Serengeti Safari Park in the northern German village of Hodenhagen on Wednesday.
An artist traces a century of heartbreaking family history by pursuing the path of a group of tiny, beloved objets d’art.
A decade ago tuition reform was introduced to get European students to graduate in under five years. Today debate is hot over how struggling Eurozone countries can keep intact free education for all.
A hippopotamus calf swims near her mother, Kathi, in the zoo in Berlin on Tuesday.
A resettled Tamil on Aug. 14 sits next to his house in Vavuniya, Sri Lanka, which was damaged during the war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the government. The government has gradually been resettling around 300,000 ethnic minority Tamils, most displaced in the final phase of the Army's offensive against the LTTE, which ended with the Tigers' defeat in May 2009, after a 25-year war.
Jessica Gonzalez plays with her father before her first day of kindergarten at Tremont Elementary School in Dixon, Calif., on Wednesday.
People carry their belongings after heavy flooding destroyed their homes in Nowshera, Pakistan, on Monday. The government has deployed thousands of soldiers and civilian rescue workers to save an estimated 28,000 people trapped by the floodwaters, and to distribute food and collect the bodies of the victims.
The EU passed sanctions today that surpass the UN's Iran sanctions and all previous European measures. As Tehran's largest trading partner, the EU is likely to make a serious dent economically.
Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife – or the bodies of those purported to be the former communist leaders of Romania – were exhumed Wednesday. DNA tests will be done, at the urging of the surviving Ceausescu family, to verify their identities.
Ahead of the International AIDS Conference in Vienna next week, the UN announced that young people are leading the charge against HIV infection.