If you want make your eyes sparkle - no problem. Only for $15,000 you can buy a pair of contact lenses fitted with real diamonds and gold. You will have a choice between four designs of diamonds on white gold, diamonds on yellow gold, or just gold or yellow gold. This 'eye jewellery' of 18 diamonds studded onto an 18-carat gold plate on a special lens was created by Shekhar Eye Research in Mumbai.
16-year-old Qian Hongyan, from the Yunzhinan Swimming Club for the handicapped, practises during a daily training session at a swimming centre in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan province. About 30 disabled athletes from the club aged 10 to 22 are training for the London 2012 Paralympic Games. [Telegraph]
A hungry seven-month-old baby named Mahiga Gedi Farah who weighs only 7 pounds (3.4 kg) is in the hands of the mother in the hospital of the International Rescue Committee in the town of Dadaab, Kenya on July 26.
Mihag is just one of 800,000 children who officials warn could die across the region in the worst drought for decades.