Runners take part in the first International Jerusalem Marathon. About 10,000 participants registered for the events, which include a full marathon, a half-marathon and several runs to raise money for charities.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPALink
An employee works the machines at a textile factory.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ReutersLink
A girl and her mother try on secondhand clothes donated for earthquake-relief supplies at a shelter.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIJI PRESS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A protester burns a copy of Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi's Green Book in front of a kingdom of Libya flag during an anti-Kadafi demonstration.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUHAIB SALEM / RuetersLink
Rebel fighters celebrate around a fire ignited to burn the clothes of soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GORAN TOMASEVIC / ReutersLink
Mime artist Claudia holds an artificial red rose as she waits to begin a performance.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCELO DEL POZO / ReutersLink
Models show off creations for the 19th Hampel Award China Young Fashion Design Contest during China Fashion Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated PressLink
A bee searches for pollen among cherry blossoms on a sunny spring day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENIS BALIBOUSE / ReutersLink
A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas grenade shot toward demonstrators by Israeli security forces during clashes at a rally against the controversial Israeli barrier in the village.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN / ReutersLink
Rugby fans dress up as safety inspectors at the tsunami-damaged Japanese nuclear power complex during the first day of the Hong Kong Sevens tournament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated PressLink
The Cambridge crew practices for the Xchanging 2011 Boat Race on the Thames River. The race between Oxford and Cambridge is scheduled for Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Heathcote / Getty ImagesLink
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