Navi Pillay, the United Nations' top human rights official, on Wednesday.
Israeli rescue and military personnel Tuesday at a home outside Tel Aviv, near Ben-Gurion International Airport, that was hit by a missile fired from the Gaza Strip.
Amid heavy ground combat in rebel-controlled areas of Ukraine on Wednesday, a military official said the jets had been hit by fire from the Russian side of the border.
The coffin of a victim of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 arrived at Eindhoven Air Base in the Netherlands on Wednesday.
Secretary of State John Kerry pressed for a cease-fire, and a ban on many foreign flights upended tourism, as Israel faced new diplomatic and economic pressures to end its conflict with Hamas.
Visitors to Yuyuantan Park in Beijing riding boats near the giant inflatable toad created by the Chinese artist Guo Yongyao.
Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia, right, prayed during a special session of Parliament in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. Mr. Razak had a series of secret calls with Alexander Borodai, a pro-Russian separatist leader in Donetsk, Ukraine, after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in rebel-held territory.
Secretary of State John Kerry sought to forge a truce in the Gaza Strip a day after American civilian flights to Israel were suspended.
Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries.
Sheng Ching, the director of Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration, addressed reporters at the Sungshan airport in Taipei on Wednesday.
To those entering Raqqa Province, home to about a million people, ISIS makes clear, immediately, who is in charge.
Sgt. Oron Shaul of the Israeli Army.
Two operational coal-to-gas plants in China and 48 proposed ones would together emit an estimated 1.1 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year, Greenpeace said.
Workers gathered at a workshop of Shanghai Husi Food, a meat supplier for McDonald's and KFC.
Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo in Jakarta on Wednesday.
Turkey faced a terrorist threat for decades and has now made peace. Israel should follow its example.
The ill-fated cruise ship was recently lifted to the surface, two and a half years after it ran aground in an accident that killed 32 people.
The police in Yumen, Gansu Province, closed the city on Tuesday as a precaution after health officials said a man had died of pneumonic plague after having come in contact with a Himalayan marmot.
After visiting the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Grabovo, Ukraine, women took shelter from the rain.
China has sealed off parts of its northwestern city of Yumen after a resident died of bubonic plague last week, the state news media reported on Tuesday.
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday met for the first time with the parents of several hundred schoolgirls kidnapped from the town of Chibok and dozens of classmates who escaped their militant captors.
Thailand adopted a temporary Constitution on Tuesday, taking its first step toward the return of electoral democracy after two months of military rule.
The United Nations expressed concern about the possible spread of polio in the war-ravaged countries of Syria and Iraq and beyond on Tuesday.
Dozens of Turkish police officers were detained on Tuesday and accused of spying on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his top aides.
A masked protester wearing a revolutionary costume in Mexico City had signs mocking the governing party. One sign says 0Pe0a Nieto PRIvatizes Education.0
Park View Academy has been at the heart of the Operation Trojan Horse inquiry.
A mosque in Rafah, in the Gaza Strip. As President Obama tries to corral Europeans on Russia, he must manage discontent over Israel0s ground invasion of Gaza.
Residents of Sderot, Israel, first began watching the military and Hamas exchange fire in 2001.
A plane belonging to Israel's national airline El Al0 sat on the tarmac of Ben Gurion International airport near Tel Aviv on Wednesday.
A statue of Robert the Bruce, a 14th-century Scottish king, was the focus of ceremonies in Bannockburn, Scotland, in June.
After having grown up in the United States as an undocumented immigrant, Rufino Santiz D0az decided to return to Chiapas, Mexico 0 and now finds himself caught between two worlds.
David Cameron, the British prime minister, has argued for tougher sanctions against Russia.
Although the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian jetliner is in its early stages, the lack of a swift concrete response and aggressive denials by Russia have many Ukrainians worried.
Victims of the downed Malaysian plane were honored in Hrabove, Ukraine, on Tuesday as remains were removed.
Salem Khaleel Shamaly, 23, in the green T-Shirt, searched for missing family members in Gaza City on Sunday before he was shot.
The detention of a woman said to be related to a leader of ISIS is part of a campaign to find a lever against the group.
Mr. Putin in Moscow on Tuesday. 0There is no direct military threat,0 he told his Security Council.
With Berlin angry over a series of spying incidents, President Obama sent his chief of staff, Denis R. McDonough, for talks on the state of bilateral relations and improving cooperation.
Secretary of State John Kerry met for two hours on Tuesday with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt to discuss a cease-fire framework for the Israelis and Hamas.
Women and children in Koleram, Niger, waiting for0 United Nations food aid in 2010. Niger, by some measures the poorest country in the world, also has its highest birthrate.
Supporters of Joko Widodo shaved their heads in anticipation of a victory as Indonesia awaited the election results. Mr. Joko was later declared the winner.
Israel says its invasion of the Gaza Strip is intended to destroy the underground tunnels Hamas militants use to infiltrate Israel. Where are these tunnels and how are they used?
Matt Pelak in Iraq in 2008.
British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the 'Girl Summit 2014' at Walworth Academy in London on Tuesday.
Alexander V. Litvinenko, a former K.G.B. agent who became a critic of the Russian government, in 2006 after he was poisoned with radioactive polonium.
An Afghan shopkeeper inspecting damage to his storefront in Kabul on Tuesday after a suicide attack on a nearby police compound.
The battle between religious conservatives and secularists is fought most fiercely over women0s bodies.