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An illuminated euro sign glows against the night sky in front of the European Central Bank headquarters. The ECB council will decide later this week if interest rates will be changed or not.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAI PFAFFENBACH / REUTERS

A traffic light with a radioactivity warning sign reflects the debate triggered in Germany by the nuclear crisis in Japan. Recent weeks have seen huge anti-nuclear demonstrations against the German government's plans to extend the life of its oldest reactors.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP/Getty Images

A Metropolitan Police officer patrols near the sculpture of a lion in Canary Wharf in the British capital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUZANNE PLUNKETT / REUTERS

An exhibit on Adolf Eichmann, pictured on screen, is readied. "Facing Justice — Adolf Eichmann on Trial" opens at the Topography of Terror Documentation Center on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: THOMAS PETER / REUTERS

A Volkswagen Beetle covered in a grass-like material is charged at the Hanover Messe 2011 technology fair. Exhibitors from 65 countries will present their latest products during the trade show, running through the end of the week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOCHEN LUEBKE / AFP/Getty Images

William Elder of the inaugural American Airlines nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Shanghai holds the U.S. and Chinese flags from the cockpit of the passenger jet during festivities at Los Angeles International Airport. The daily nonstop flight between the cities is the first by a U.S. carrier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

Sir Richard Branson holds a news conference in Newport Beach to announce plans to take a solo-piloted submarine to the deepest points in each of the world's five oceans.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP/Getty Images

A gymnast trains on the parallel bars for the European Gymnastics Championships.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jan Woitas / European Pressphoto Agency

An official teddy bear commemorating the 2012 London Olympics awaits an owner in the shop of the Merrythought teddy bear factory in Ironbridge. The company has been hand-making the toys in Shropshire for over 80 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images

Hercules, rescued after an accident that left his back legs paralyzed, walks behind police during a protest outside Romania's parliament against the euthanasia of stray dogs and regulations to be voted on regarding the issue.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / AP

Ryo Ishikawa of Japan passes a row of photographers as he walks to the sixth green during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIKE SEGAR / Reuters

Ethnic Shan boys dressed in traditional costume are carried to be ordained at a temple during the Poy Sang Long festival. The event is a Buddhist novice ordination ceremony for boys ages 7 to 14.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PONGMANAT TASIRI / EPA

Veteran marathon runner Noel Bresland attempts to run a marathon on a treadmill inside a capsule of the London Eye. The event, which will raise funds for charity, is part of Bresland's attempt to complete 223 marathons over the next 10 years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFP

Saudi border guards perform exercises during their graduation at a camp near the capital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HAMAD OLAYAN / AFP

As many as 20 horses died in a barn fire at Oasis Farms. When firefighters arrived, half of the 30,000-square-foot barn was on fire.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Glenn Hartong / The Enquirer

Quincy Northern, a U.S. Army medic, walks toward his medevac helicopter, which casts a shadow on a hospital wall at his base in Helmand province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENIS SINYAKOV / Reuters

Fumio Hiratsuka, 76, a mayor in Japan and an emergency volunteer firefighter, walks amid the ruins.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAI KUROKAWA / EPA

Anti-government protesters carry a wounded man to a field hospital during clashes in Sana. Tribesmen loyal to Yemen's beleaguered president clashed with a group of soldiers whose commander sided with the opposition. The fighting left three tribesmen dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

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An illuminated euro sign glows against the night sky in front of the European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt; a radioactivity warning placed on a traffic light in Berlin is part of anti-nuclear demonstrations against the German government’s plans to extend the life of its oldest reactors, triggered by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant crisis in Japan, while elsewhere in the city, an exhibit titled “Facing Justice — Adolf Eichmann on Trial” is set to open at the Topography of Terror Documentation Center.

The first nonstop flight by a U.S. carrier connecting Los Angeles and Shanghai is inaugurated at Los Angeles International Airport, while farther south, Sir Richard Branson holds a news conference in Newport Beach to announce plans to take a solo-piloted submarine to the deepest points in each of the world’s five oceans.

In the English village of Ironbridge, an official teddy bear commemorating the 2012 London Olympics awaits an owner in the shop of the Merrythought teddy bear factory. The company has been hand-making the cuddly toys in Shropshire for over 80 years.

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