Facing a US-led push for fresh Iran nuclear sanctions within weeks, Tehran has launched a diplomatic counteroffensive aimed at smaller UN players who will vote on the issue. Brazilian leaders are in Tehran today.
The Austria presidential election was a landslide victory for incumbent Heinz Fischer and saw the far right poll worse than expected, sending a message that its appeal is dimming, analysts say.
President Heinz Fischer is expected to win Sunday's Austria election handily, despite a challenge from far-right opponent Barbara Rosenkranz.
Puppies are displayed for sale in a car trunk at a weekly pet market in downtown Amman, Jordan, on Friday.
Some 400 Afghans live in Traiskirchen, a refugee camp outside Vienna, Austria. It looks more like an Ivy League campus than a center that's housed more than 1 million refugees over the past 50 years.
As Iceland's volcanic ash cloud hangs over Europe, stranding airline passengers for a fifth day, the train, bus, taxi, and ferry companies are doing a booming business. Would you pay $5,000 for a taxi ride from Norway to Britain?
Since South Korea's ship the Cheonan went down, Seoul has been careful not to jump to conclusions about North Korean involvement. But the list of provocative acts by the north is long.
Iran said it would not be bound by any decision made by the 47 nations at this week's nuclear security summit in Washington. Tehran is preparing to hold its own counter-proliferation summit next weekend.
Easter eggs are displayed at an Easter market in the Austrian city of Innsbruck on April 19.
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera carries his granddaughter Esperanza after his inauguration in Vina del Mar, Chile, on March 11. During the President's inauguration, a series of strong aftershocks from last month's 8.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Chile. Pinera immediately urged coastal residents to move to higher ground in case of a tsunami.