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Pirelli Pzero fashion collection
Undated handout picture showing British top model Naomi Campbell and model Tyson Beckford posing for the launch of the Pirelli Pzero fashion collection campaign in New York.
Indians celebrate Festival of Colours
An Indian girl and her father with painted faces smile during a celebration for the Holi festival in India.
St. Patrick's Day
An unidentified young boy watches the Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in central London. In his face, is written "Irish and crazy."
Crufts dog show in Birmingham
An Irish Setter waits in the stalls before going into the parade ring at the 103rd Crufts dog show in Birmingham, central England, March 12, 2006.
Stiletto Run race
Competitors from the Stiletto Run race for over 150 metres in PC Hooftstraat in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 9, 2006. The winner receives a monetary reward from the organizers, a glossy magazine.
2 become 1
Hong Kong actress Miriam Yeung and Taiwanese actor Richie Ren attend a banquet after the making of their latest movie '2 become 1', directed by Hong Kong's Lo Wing Cheung, in Hong Kong March 8, 2006.
Women leaders around the world
International Women's Day, an annual day honouring the achievements of women past and present, will be marked globally on March 8, 2006.
Leaving the tree
Leaving the tree: A parrot prepares to fly from its nest in a garden of Kolkata.
Academy Awards Red Carpet
Chinese actress Ziyi Zhang , a star from the film 'Memoirs of a Geisha,' arrives for the 78th Academy Awards Sunday, March 5, 2006, in Los Angeles. Zhang will be a presenter during the Oscar telecast.
No seal hunting
Singer Paul McCartney (R) and his wife, Heather, pet a harp seal pup after flying out to an ice floe in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada March 2, 2006.
Oscar Collection
Models wear pieces in the Harry Winston Oscar Collection at the House of Harry Winston in Beverly Hills, California March 1, 2006.
Whitney Biennial in New York
A stuffed rabbit holding a sign is reflected in mirrors as a piece of art by Josephine Meckseper during a preview at Whitney Biennial in New York February 28, 2006.
Carnival parades in Rio
Solange Gomes, queen of the Porto de Pedra samba school drum corps, opens the second night of the premier Carnival parades, at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, February 27, 2006.
Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games closes
An artist performs on a snowboard during the closing ceremony of the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, February 26, 2006.
On the ice
Shizuka Arakawa of Japan performs in the women's free program during the Figure Skating competition at the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, February 23, 2006.
Zhou won the Best Actress award in HK
Chinese actress Zhou Xun poses during the 12th Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards Presentation Ceremony in Hong Kong February 22, 2006.
Sand castle on the beach
Sand sculptor Alonso Dias of Colombia creates a sand castle on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro February 21, 2006. On crowded Copacabana beach, carnival tourists both young and old stop to snap photos of magical sand cities and seductive sculptures of sunbathing girls.
Gromit displayed in London
A thirty foot (9 metres) inflatable model of the animated film character 'Gromit' is displayed in Trafalgar Square in London, February 20, 2006.
Carnival float depicting Italian PM Berlusconi
A large carnival float depicting Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi riding a giant bird passes by a Ferris wheel during a carnival parade in Viareggio, northern Italy, February 19, 2006. The carnival is characterised by its political and religious satire.
The falling moment
Ilia Klimkin from Russia loses his balance during the men's figure skating free program at the Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, February 16, 2006.
Chinese film at Berlin
Chinese director Zhang Yuan (C) and child actors Dong Bowen (R) and Ning Yuanyuan (L) pose as they promote the out of competition film 'Kan Shang Qu Hen Mei' (Little Red Flowers) during a photocall at the 56th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 15, 2006.
Giant Panda
Giant Panda Mei Xiang plays with son, 7-month-old Tai Shan, February 14, 2006 at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington during a visit by first lady Laura Bush.
Lantern Festival
A Chinese woman walks under lanterns in Yu Garden in Shanghai February 12, 2006.
Berlinale International Film Festival
South Korean actress Lee Young-Ae arrives for the opening of the 56th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 9, 2006.
The Torino 2006
The Torino 2006 logo.The XX Olympic Winter Games will be held from February 10 to 26 in 2006.
Pin a medal
Cannes film festival President Gilles Jacob (L) pins a medal on US actress Uma Thurman during an award ceremony at the French Ministry of Culture February 7, 2006.
New York Fashion Week
Designer Betsey Johnson (R) walks the runway with her models during her show at New York Fashion Week February 6, 2006.
Who is the cutest cat?
A cat is inspected at an international feline beauty contest in Brussels, February 5, 2006.
Duckbilled dinosaur
Duckbilled dinosaurs, seen in this illustration by University of Toronto released February 2, 2006, dating back about 90 million years, had huge crests with complex nasal passages, and used them to honk sexual and social messages, according to a new study in the journal Paleobiology.
Temple fair
Ethnic minority performers talk before a performance at the Longtanhu Temple Fair in Beijing, January 30, 2006.
Millions across Asia greet the Year of the Dog
A young girl enjoys herself at a temple fair in Beijing on Chinese New Years Day.
China in festival mood
Chinese workers set up red lanterns to form the Chinese character that reads "Spring" for the upcoming Lunar New Year in Zhengzhou, January 27, 2006.
London lights up for Chinese New Year
Chinese pop star Li Yuchun (L) and London's Mayor Ken Livingstone launch "China in London 2006" by switching on a Chinese Lantern display and releasing ballons at Oxford Circus in London.
Monkey skates on ice
Eight-year-old monkey Gun-Mo skates on the ice during a promotional event for the 2006 Animal Academy show, which runs until February 10 in Seoul , January 24, 2006.
Miss Americia hula-hoops in TV show
Newly crowned Miss America Jennifer Berry (R) hula-hoops with host Tony Danza during her visit to the nationally syndicated "The Tony Danza Show" in New York City January 24, 2006.
Pro-life advocates protest against abortion
Pro-life advocate Claire Miller, 9, holds a plastic model of a fetus while describing a child's development during a "March For Life/Life Chain" rally to protest against abortion on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision in Los Angeles, California January 22, 2006.
Jet Li speaks during premiere of "Fearless" in Hong Kong
Chinese actor Jet Li speaks during a premiere of his movie "Fearless" in Hong Kong January 22, 2006.
Actresses (L-R) Anika Noni Rose, Beyonce Knowles and Jennifer Hudson, stars of the DreamWorks Pictures' and Paramount Pictures' film version of the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation "Dreamgirls", are shown in this undated publicity photograph released January 18, 2006.
Year of the Dog around the corner
Actresses (L-R) Anika Noni Rose, Beyonce Knowles and Jennifer Hudson, stars of the DreamWorks Pictures' and Paramount Pictures' film version of the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation "Dreamgirls", are shown in this undated publicity photograph released January 18, 2006.
Sled Dog Race
Jamaican Devon Anderson looks at one of his huskies in Aviemore, Scotland January 17, 2006. Devon is in Scotland to take part in the Aviemore Sled Dog Race which will take place between January 21 and 22.
The 63rd Golden Globe Awards
Actress Zhang Ziyi arrives at the 63rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 16, 2006.
Oh, it really hurts
Toronto Raptors guard Jose Calderon (R) gets a rebound in the nose while battling New York Knicks Jamal Crawford for the ball during the second half of their NBA game in Toronto, January 15, 2006. Toronto defeated New York 129-103.
Desperate Housewives star
Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher responds to a question as she stands next to $80,000 worth of jewels from H.Stern at one of Godiva's stores in Los Angeles January 12, 2006.
Channel V Chinese Music Awards
Taiwanese star Jay Chou poses with one of his five awards during Channel V Chinese Music Awards 2006 Presentation in Hong Kong January 11, 2006.
Mr. Blackwell's 46th Annual Worst Dressed Women
Jessica Simpson poses during arrivals for the MTV Video Music Awards in Miami in this August 28, 2005 file photo.
Panda abroad
Tai Shan, a giant panda cub at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, plays in the indoor yard of the Giant Panda Habitat in Washington in this photo taken January 7, 2006.
Pet slimmer of the year
A combination of two undated handout photographs shows Mischief the cat before (L) and after losing weight. Mischief lost 5kg (11 lb) in nine months and won Britain's pet slimmer of the year competition in 2005.
Epiphany parade
Girls dressed as pirates throw sweets during the traditional Epiphany parade in Malaga, Spain, January 5, 2006.
Ice sculptures
Chinese workers give finishing touches to a giant sculpture of a church made of snow in a park in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province January 4, 2006.
Do we look alike?
An Israeli woman kneels beside her dog during a dog-owner lookalike competition in Tel Aviv January 2, 2006.
Winter scene in Germany
Riders on their horses cross a snow covered meadow near the Odenwald village of Knoden, south of Frankfurt December 30, 2005.
Freezing weather in Britain
Snow covers silage bags with painted faces on a farm in Leicestershire, central England, December 29, 2005.
Ronaldinho Gaucho launches his comic magazine
Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho, who plays for Spanish soccer team Barcelona, points at a drawing of him during the launch of his comic magazine "Ronaldinho Gaucho" in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre December 28, 2005.
A model wears make-up by Yosi Biton during a fashion show at the Castra Kenyon in Haifa December 27, 2005. The event, which was attended by members of The Society for The Blind, was held as part of Hanukkah celebrations.
Surfers rides a wave at Waimea Beach, Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii.
Celebrating Christmas Day at beach
Backpackers pose for a picture with their Christmas tree as a surf lifesaver (rear) walks past at Manly Beach during Christmas Day in Sydney December 25, 2005.
Bin Laden's niece
Wafah Dufour, niece of Osama bin Laden, poses in an undated publicity photo released on December 22, 2005, taken during a photo session for the January 2006 issue of GQ Magazine.
Elton John tied the knot with David Furnish
David Furnish gives a thumbs-up next to British pop star Elton John (R) at the Guildhall in Windsor, southern England, after their civil ceremony December 21, 2005.
Christmas celebration around the world
Soldiers from a military dog-training centre employ their pets to pull sledges with their comrade dressed up as Father Frost, the central figure of Russia's New Year festival and analogue of Santa Claus near the town of Dmitrov 100 km (62 miles) north of Moscow, December 20, 2005.
Insects wallpaper
Betty Ann Jordan takes a look at the 'wallpaper' exhibit of insects created by Canadian artist Jennifer Angus at the Textile Museum in Toronto December 19, 2005.
Dog show
A pug dog wears a cowboy hat at an international dog show in Kiev December 18, 2005.
Cute and dear Snoopy
A platinum Snoopy figurine encrusted with black, white and pink diamonds is displayed at a Tokyo department store December 15, 2005.
Caganers sold during Christmas season
Mud figures of Barcelona's soccer players Samuel Eto'o and Carles Puyol, known as "caganer" or defecator in Catalan, are sold at the Santa Llucia Market, a Christmas market, in central Barcelona December 14, 2005.
Shakira promotes her new album
Colombian-born singer Shakira smiles as she appears on "MuchMoreMusic Live" in Toronto December 13, 2005.
Miss Iceland wins Miss World 2005 contest
A Panamanian dressed in a snowman costume parades through a street in Panama City, December 11, 2005.
Panamanians celebrate Christmas holiday
A Panamanian dressed in a snowman costume parades through a street in Panama City, December 11, 2005.
American Idol celebrates Disneyland's 50th anniversary
Singer and "American Idol" winner Fantasia is shown in this publicity photograph released on December 8, 2005 as she celebrates the 50th anniversary of Disneyland in California with a rendition of "We Wish You a Merry Christmas."
Pooh turns 80 years old
On this image provided by The Walt Disney Company and released December 7, 2005, the character Winnie the Pooh and friends are shown in more vibrant colors in an effort to give the brand a makeover to prepare for a yearlong marketing push to celebrate Pooh's 80th anniversary in 2006.
Christmas events around the world
The Brussels' Town Hall is reflected in a giant sphere, as a part of Christmas events, at the Grand-Place in Brussels December 6, 2005.
Vanity Fair
An undated publicity photograph released on December 5, 2005 shows Australian actress Naomi Watts, star of director Peter Jackson's new film 'King Kong, pictured on the cover of the January 2006 issue of 'Vanity Fair' magazine photographed by Norman Jean Roy exclusively for Vanity Fair.
Dog's fashion show
A sheltie wears glasses at an all-Russian dog exhibition in Stavropol December 4, 2005. About 250 dogs took part in the exhibition that also featured a fashion show for dogs.
Kosovo Albanian watches return of former guerrilla Fatmir Limaj
Paris Hilton shows off one of the new watches of her Paris Hilton Limited Edition Watch Collection during a news conference at the Tourneau store in New York November 30, 2005. Hilton's 18K white gold and diamond encrusted watches start at $100,000.
Paris Hilton shows off one of the new watches of her Watch Collection
Paris Hilton shows off one of the new watches of her Paris Hilton Limited Edition Watch Collection during a news conference at the Tourneau store in New York November 30, 2005. Hilton's 18K white gold and diamond encrusted watches start at $100,000.
Annual meeting of the rent-a-Santa Claus service
Several hundred students dressed as Santa Claus ring bells, wave, sing and dance during their annual meeting of the rent-a-Santa Claus service of Berlin's Universities in a hotel in Berlin November 29, 2005.
Sun rises over a Joshua tree
The sun rises over a Joshua tree in Joshua Tree National Park, California, November 28, 2005.
Virgin Mary's tear
Red stains are seen running from the left eye of a statue of the Virgin Mary at the Vietnamese Catholic Martyrs Church in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Handlers move the Healthy Mr. Potato Head balloon through Times Square during the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2005.
Going home before Thanksgiving Day
Catherine Dwyer, left, and her sister, Sara wait in the nearly empty Fort Lauderdale, Fla. airport Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005 as they prepare for their flight to New Jersey to see their grandmother for Thanksgiving.
Save turkeys
A man uses his cell phone to take a photo of actors dressed in Turkey costumes as they march in front of the White House in Washington November 21, 2005.
Bush in China
US President George W. Bush reacts as he tries to open a locked door as he leaves a news conference in Beijing November 20, 2005.
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