Madrid train bombing memorial in Spain, Israeli air strike casualties in the Gaza Strip, Muppet movie premier in Hollywood. These and more pictures from around the world.
DAMASCUS (AFP) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is making a rare trip outside the capital to meet people displaced by the country's three-year-old civil war, state media reported on Wednesday.
SOFIA (REUTERS) - A joint naval exercise of US, Bulgarian and Romanian naval forces in the Black Sea has started, the Bulgarian navy said on Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - Police searched and secured the headquarters of social media giant Facebook Inc on Tuesday evening after receiving a threat against the company, which San Francisco-area authorities said turned out to be "totally not credible".
MELBOURNE (AFP) - Australia has successfully hatched its first shark born via artificial insemination with hopes that the development can ultimately be used to help breed threatened species, an aquarium said Wednesday.