A supporter of the pro-democracy protests dressed as comic figure Spider-Man performs to the crowd on a road blocked by protesters at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong on October 24. Hong Kong protesters plan to hold a straw poll on governm
Two attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killed more than 33 security personnel on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst anti-state violence since Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was overthrown last year.
Guests walk along the 'Peak Walk' bridge during a media preview, at the Glacier 3000 in Les Diablerets October 24. Built between the Scex Rouge and View Point at an altitude of 3,000 metres the 107 m long and 80 cm wide hanging bri
Long March 3C, carrying an experimental spacecraft, lifts off from the launch pad at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, October 24. The experimental spacecraft launched early on Friday morning is part of a test in the hope of
A mock coffin is carried by activists during a protest, seeking justice for slain Filipino transgender Jeffrey Laude, in front of the US Embassy in Manila October 24. The United States has transferred a Marine suspected of the murder of a transg
As researchers from Africa to China to America race to develop vaccines and treatments to fight Ebola, health experts are grappling with the economics of a disease that until this year had been off the drug industry's radar.
Dancers attend a dress rehearsal for the new grand show "The Wyld" at Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin October 2. Ten choreographers are working with 60 dancers from the world's largest show ballet company to create the flamboyant s
Russian artist Yelena Zelenskaya displays pies she baked that look like North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, US president Barack Obama, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, prepared for the art performance titled, "Sweet Sanctions. Let's ea