A worker at the Chogye Temple hangs lanterns to prepare for the celebration of the birthday of Buddha on May 10.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated PressLink
On a cold morning at the Tidal Basin, photographers set up to get pictures of the cherry blossom trees that have reached full bloom.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM LO SCALZO / EPALink
A 6-month-old panda, one of the twins born at the Madrid Zoo, bites the shoe of Queen Sofia during her visit.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREA COMAS / ReutersLink
A boy stands among women praying during a rally demanding the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh outside Sana University.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AMMAR AWAD / ReutersLink
A worker in the nonprofit sector, which includes nurses and social workers, throws his shoes onto a pile on the steps of the stock exchange building during a demonstration protesting the lack of a new labor agreement.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: THIERRY ROGE / ReutersLink
A Libyan rebel urges people to leave as shells fired by Moammar Kadafi's forces hit nearby.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated PressLink
Sri Lankan bowler Lasith Malinga celebrates after he dismisses New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill during a Cricket World Cup semifinal match.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFPLink
The stadium that was used during the 2010 Soccer World Cup is covered with mist.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Schalk van Zuydam / Associated PressLink
Mountain-bike riders make a steep ascent during the second stage of the Absa Cape Epic team stage race.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIM LUDBROOK / EPALink
A U.S. Air Force sergeant guides a cargo plane on a motorbike due to a lack of guidance lights and airport workers at Sendai Airport in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFPLink
New Suzuki vehicles, destroyed by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, are piled on one of the auto company's lots,
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / Associated PressLink
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