Friday, July 10, 2015
The big tent's lights are out and the stars of the show, seven Bengal tigers, pace restlessly in cages, waiting for new homes following new legislation banning circus animals in Mexico.
With more a splutter than a roar, Baha al-Din Yassin -- alias "The Tiger" -- tears off down Khartoum's sand-lined streets in his three-wheeled motor rickshaw on the prowl for fares.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Rocketing housing costs in Britain's capital have fueled a surge in Londoners seeking cheaper accommodation on boats, with increased numbers putting pressure on the city's historic network of rivers and canals.
The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch US$20,000 or more.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
As a boy, Asif Patel would take apart toys and transistor radios, relying only on his sense of touch to rebuild them, having been robbed of his sight by a rare condition that meant he was born without eyes.
The idea was to conjure up a slice of Middle Eastern splendor, in Florida. Up went minarets and pastel-colored domes, and streets got names like Ali Baba and Aladdin.
Adri Kitshoff aims her gun at the antelope and pulls the trigger. Killed in an instant, the animal collapses to the ground.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Fouad Abu Asser and his family have returned to their neighborhood amid the rubble of the Gaza Strip -- but something resembling a shed is what they now call home.
Guadalupe Reyes clings to thoughts of her daughter one day flying a plane, a dream for the 18-year-old girl.