As Ireland becomes the first country in the world to vote in favor of same-sex marriage in a referendum, Irish PM Enda Kenny says we are a "joyful people." (Photo: AP)
Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien brings a new spin to the customary kickfest-style martial arts movie, with "Nie Yinniang" (The Assassin) shown in competition at Cannes. (Photo: Reuters)
The "hydroptère" is almost a hybrid between a boat and a plane. Its crew is set to try to beat a speed record between Los Angeles and Hawaii to raise awareness of climate change. (Photo: AFP)
A zoo in southeast China launches a plan to celebrate the 35th birthday for giant panda Ba Si, the oldest artificial bred of the specie in the mainland.