(From L) Russian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov, former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) envoy Heidi Tagliavini, after peace talks on Ukraine in Minsk, Belarus on September 20.
European Union heads of state (from left) Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann , Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, Slovenian President Borut Pahor, French President Francois Hollande and Romanian President Traian Basescu stand behind porcelain poppies during the inauguration of a Peace Bench at the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium on June 26.
NATO and Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday. A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a foreign motorcade just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy, unleashing a blast that injured at least 13 people and rattled nearby neighborhoods, police officials said. (AP)
A couple wades through a flooded road after heavy rains in Lahore on September 4.
Public awareness campaigns are being stepped up in Liberia, where some people believe Ebola is a hoax.
Pope Francis (R) takes part in a mass concluding the 6th Asian Youth Day in Haemi, some 150 kilometres south of Seoul, on August 17.
Queen Mathilde of Belgium (C) stands between guests including Britain’s Prince William (3L) and French President Francois Hollande (5L) at a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of World War 1 in Liege, on August 4.