Solar Impulse is go from Abu Dhabi

2015-03-09 15:19:15

The first solar powered plane attempting to make a round the world trip, left Abu Dhabi on Monday, embarking on the first leg of its flight to Oman.

International Women's Day marked across world

2015-03-09 11:19:16

Various events were held across the world on Sunday to celebrate the International Women's Day, demanding equality for the gender that traditionally is paid less for work and often has a smaller voice in policy decisions.

The world in photos: March 2 - March 8

2015-03-09 10:24:35

Here's a look at some of the most striking images from major stories around the world in the past week.

Solar plane to take off Monday for world journey

2015-03-09 09:54:38

Just after dawn on Monday, Swiss pioneers will embark on the first round-the-world trip ever attempted with a solar-powered plane.

Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list

2015-03-03 09:34:48

Bill Gates stands atop Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20.

The world in photos: Feb 23 - Mar 1

2015-03-02 10:01:38

Here's a look at some of the most striking images that reveal the major stories from around the world in the past week.

Conjoined twins surgically separated

2015-02-25 07:29:52

Doctors are optimistic that 10-month-old formerly conjoined twin girls will survive after the surgery that separated them.

UN chief sends New Year greetings

2015-02-19 10:45:42

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Wednesday extended his warm greetings to the Chinese people on the occasion of the Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival.

People celebrate Spring Festival across the world

2015-02-19 07:57:35

People celebrate Spring Festival across the world

When celebs meet goats, sheep and rams

2015-02-15 15:35:36

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge pats Fred the Merino Ram during a visit to the Sydney Royal Easter Show on April 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

Let's take a selfie

2015-02-15 10:10:40

Pedestrians, with a vintage tram in the background, take a "selfie" as snow falls at the main shopping street of Istiklal in central Istanbul, in this January 6, 2015 file photo.

Visitors set to celebrate worldwide

2015-02-14 07:03:22

Chinese tourists will be able to celebrate Spring Festival, regardless of where they are, as the world prepares for next week's celebrations.