One-year-old Oliver Kelly cries as he is carried off a sheriff ' s airboat during his rescue from rising floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland , North Carolina , on Sunday . [ Photo/VCG ].[Detail]
This undated photo shows a statue of sphinx which was found in the Temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan , Egypt . Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities says on Sunday an ancient sphinx statue was found in the Temple of Kom Ombo in Aswan , Egypt . ( Xinhua ).[Detail]
Soldiers escort the casket of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan during Annan ' s state funeral in Accra , Ghana , on Sept . 13 .A number of African and world leaders joined Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo here on Thursday to bid farewell to former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan , who passed away in Switzerland on Aug .[Detail]
The frontpage of comfortwomeneducation . org , a website aiming to educate U . S . students on " comfort women " history . ( Photo/screenshot ).[Detail]
Photo released by Press Information Department ( PID ) on Sept . 9 , 2018 shows Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar ( 2nd R , front ) administer the oath to the new Pakistan ' s President Arif Alvi ( 3rd R , front ) in Islamabad .[Detail]
George Papadopoulos , a former Trump campaign aide , was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for lying to federal investigators during the Russia probe .[Detail]
The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation ( FOCAC ) , which had its latest summit in Beijing earlier this week , was hailed by an African diplomat as an effective model for multilateral engagement with Africa .[Detail]
Liu Qiangdong , the CEO and founder of Chinese e-commerce platform JD . com , was arrested on suspicion of rape last Friday , according to Minneapolis Police Department spokesman John Elder .[Detail]
U . S . Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley , whose country is taking over the presidency of the Security Council for September , briefs the press at the UN headquarters in New York , Sept . 4 .The UN Security Council will discuss the situation in Idlib , the last major rebel stronghold in Syria , on Friday , said Nikki Haley . ( Xinhua/Li Muzi ).[Detail]
French President Emmanuel Macron enters a classroom during a visit in a secondary school in Laval , France , September 3 .At the start of the school year in France ( known as " rentree des classes " in French ) . [ Photo/VCG ].[Detail]
A fire blazes at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil September 2 , 2018 in this picture obtained from social media . / VCG Photo o RIO DE JANEIRO - A 200 - year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro is being engulfed by flames .[Detail]
Thailand formally started construction of the first two single monorail mass rapid transit lines of the country on Monday in a bid to ease traffic congestion in its capital Bangkok. [Detail]
U.S. Senator John McCain, a two-time contender for the U.S. presidency, died at his home in the state of Arizona on Saturday, his office said in a statement. He was 81. [Detail]
A small memorial garden will be built near the spot where missing Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying was last seen in the Midwestern U . S . state of Illinois .[Detail]