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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 Press

On a cold morning at the Tidal Basin, photographers set up to get pictures of the cherry blossom trees that have reached full bloom.


A 6-month-old panda, one of the twins born at the Madrid Zoo, bites the shoe of Queen Sofia during her visit.


A boy stands among women praying during a rally demanding the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh outside Sana University.


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.


A Libyan rebel urges people to leave as shells fired by Moammar Kadafi's forces hit nearby.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated Press

Sri Lankan bowler Lasith Malinga celebrates after he dismisses New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill during a Cricket World Cup semifinal match.


The stadium that was used during the 2010 Soccer World Cup is covered with mist.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Schalk van Zuydam / Associated Press

Mountain-bike riders make a steep ascent during the second stage of the Absa Cape Epic team stage race.


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.


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 Press

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