An Indian student with painted face participates in a Hiroshima Day peace rally in Mumbai. Students and social activists marched on the 65th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated PressLink
A woman floats a paper lantern on the Motoyasu River in Hiroshima to mark the 65th anniversary of the World War II atomic bombing. Representatives from more than 70 nations, including for the first time the United States, joined tens of thousands at the emotional event.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TORU YAMANAKA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Senegalese-American Akon performs during a concert in the Jordanian capital of Amman.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stringer / ReutersLink
A festival-goer is head-banging at the Wacken 2010 Heavy Metal Festival in Wacken, Germany. More than 75,000 people are expected to attend the festival, which runs through Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARSTEN REHDER / EPALink
Children, whose families have declined to be rescued, wade in rising flood waters in the village of Panu Akil, near Sukkur, Pakistan. Rescue workers and armed forces continued rescue operations, evacuating thousands in Pakistan's heartland province of Sindh.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Berehulak / Getty ImagesLink
Activists of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi. Hundreds of activists protested what they saw as corruption and fraud in the 2010 Commonwealth Games and demanded a probe, according to BJP supporters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADNAN ABIDI / ReutersLink
Twin baby pandas are seen in Chengdu, in southwest China's Sichuan province. A panda named Qizhen gave birth to the twins Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZHANG YUJUN / XinhuaLink
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