An al-Qaida-inspired militant stand guard at a checkpoint captured from the Iraqi Army outside Baiji refinery, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq
Britian’s Queen Elizabeth, French President Francois Hollande, Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko, Netherland’s King Willem-Alexander and Luxembourg’s Grand Duke Henri (L-R) arrive for a group photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Benouville Castle. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches of Normandy on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War Two’s D-Day landings Read more
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A woman weeps in front of the gravestone of her relative who died during the 1950-53 Korean War on South Korea’s Memorial Day at the National Cemetery in Seoul, South Korea
Former member of Captain Philippe Kieffer’s Free French commando, 91-year-old Leon Gautier, attends a commando ceremony in Colleville-Montgomery, Normandy, France. Mr Gautier landed on the beach of Ouistreham with Kieffer’s special forces on D-Day, June 6, 1944. This week marks the 70th anniversary of that event.
A general aerial view of dried-up rivers in the Pilbara region of Western Australia
The Russian Izvestia newspaper, citing an official document, claims that Russia has drafted a program for colonisation of the moon and plans to send the first expeditions to build a permanent lunar base in 2030 Read more
A worker adjusts a display of paper lanterns at Sensoji Buddhist temple, Tokyo, Japan. The lanterns carry the names of supporters that have donated money to the temple. Read more
Titan, a robot created by England’s Cyberstein Robots, walks through Danilovsky market in downtown Moscow, Russia. Read more
A Ukrainian security force officer is deployed at a checkpoint set on fire and left by pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk
A protester is prevented by police from placing a sticker on the logo of the US embassy during a rally in Manila, Philippines, ahead of a visit by US president Barack Obama. The US and Philippine governments are rushing to finalise, for possible signing, the so-called Agreement on Enhanced Defence Co-operation (AEDC) which will allow a larger US military presence in the country.