A crowd of opposition supporters pray in the rain as they listen to speakers issue a call to arms against the forces of Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty ImagesLink
Protesters against the government of Moammar Kadafi hold up bullets and a copy of the Koran during a demonstration after Friday prayers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hussein Malla / Associated PressLink
A Taurus XL rocket carrying NASA's Glory satellite blasts off. NASA later said the spacecraft failed to reach orbit when a protective shell atop the rocket did not separate from the satellite as it should have.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bryan Walton / Santa Maria TimesLink
Members of the Crazy Horse cabaret present "Forever Crazy," the first time the show has performed in Moscow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURI KADOBNOV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The Queen Victoria, a Cunard cruise ship, left, is saluted Thursday near the Queen Mary, which celebrates the 75th anniversary of its maiden voyage this year, in the Port of Long Beach. The Queen Victoria was making its last of four calls to Southern California.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles TimesLink
Crowds watch a simulated bombing raid by Royal Australian Air Force F-18s on the first public day of the Australian International Airshow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL CROCK / AFPLink
Drag queens compete in a three-legged race on Bondi Beach during the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIM WIMBORNE / ReutersLink
An athlete takes part in a training session during the IBU Biathlon World Championship.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander Hassenstein / Getty ImagesLink
Students participate in a face-painting competition during the Technosearch 2011 festival at the Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJEEV GUPTA / EPALink
Protesters raise the national flag and chant slogans during a demonstration demanding the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated PressLink
Baboons enjoy the sun in their enclosure at the Hagenbeck Zoo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTIAN CHARISIUS / ReutersLink
Children of foreign workers gather for a protest against Israel's new residency rules, which could result in the deportations of hundreds of children of migrant workers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ariel Schalit / Associated PressLink
Body casts of victims of the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, which wiped out the Roman city of Pompeii more than 2,000 years ago, are part a new exhibition from Italy at Discovery Times Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bebeto Matthews / Associated PressLink
Security forces close a bridge leading to the heavily guarded Green Zone while protesters chant anti-government slogans during a demonstration.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hadi Mizban / Associated PressLink
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