Plastic bottles jut from the roofs in one Manila slum neighborhood. But they aren't just bottles - they bring light.
The assassination will leave a dangerous power vacuum in Kandahar, the Taliban's birthplace.
The damaged AN-24 plane, owned by the Angara Airlines, is seen after a hard landing on the surface of the Ob river in Tomsk region in western Siberia July 11, 2011.
A mother and son and a Filipino relative were abducted by heavily armed gunmen in an island off the coast east of this city at pre-dawn.
A magnitude-6.2 earthquake has struck off Negros Island in the Philippines, but there are no reports of injuries or damage.
Kamaljit Atwal's neighborhood seems like an unlikely place for a hate crime. His street in this Sacramento suburb seems a model of diversity.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, receives a kiss from her husband, Britain's Prince William in Santa Barbara, California July 9, 2011.
The Obama administration's decision to suspend $800 million in aid to the Pakistan's military.
China would like to work with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in expanding all-round cooperation and boost bilateral ties.
The US will maintain its presence in the South China Sea but will show no prejudice toward any side involved in the territorial dispute there.
The Republic of South Sudan declared independence Saturday, waiting to be recognized as the 193rd member of the United Nations.
A dancer wears a head gear made of recyclable materials as she takes part in a festival celebrating recycling in Managua July 9, 2011.