At the construction site of the former World Trade Center towers in New York, Bob Mika, left,and Liam Kolb react to the news of Osama bin Laden's death.
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Dan Parker of Shamokin, Pa., holds a U.S. flag outside the White House. Parker came here after learning of Bin Laden's death.
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Dionne Layne, facing camera, hugs Mary Power as they react to the news of Bin Laden's death. At left in the background is the rising tower, 1 World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower.
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In Abbottabad, Pakistan: the hideout of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is seen after his death.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ NAEEM / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A vendor walks past a sand sculpture of Bin Laden created by sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik on a beach in Puri, India.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ReutersLink
Riot police prevent university students from marching during a demonstration in which they demand political change in Algiers, Algeria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZOHRA BENSEMRA / ReutersLink
Riot police stand guard in front of a university entrance where students are chanting and posturing in Algiers, Algeria.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZOHRA BENSEMRA / ReutersLink
Jews from all over the world place small placards containing messages for loved ones who died in the Holocaust, in front of the main railway building at the former Nazi death camp of Birkenau in southern Poland. Thousands of people participated in the 17th annual March of the Living, a Holocaust commemoration.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER ANDREWS / ReutersLink
Suspects Jesus Cardenas Perez, alias "El Manos," left, and Cesar Arturo Galindo Perez, El Guason are presented to the media by the federal police in Mexico City. According to the police, Cardenas Perez is accused of killing seven people, including Juan Francisco Sicilia, the son of Mexican poet Javier Sicilia, who was found dead along with six others inside a car on March 28, 2011, in Morelos.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JORGE DAN LOPEZ / ReutersLink
Chinese artist and filmmaker Zhang Bingjian holds a frame for disgraced official Wan Ruizhong, party secretary of Nandan County, whose portrait photography cannot been found from the Internet, in front of other portraits for his "Hall of Fame" project in a studio in Beijing. The stark, monochromatic portraits rendered in the reddish-pink hue of China's 100 yuan banknotes, painted by a team of artists in Shenzhen's Dafen village -- known for its mass-produced knock-offs of iconic Western paintings -- are the brainchild of outspoken Zhang.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JASON LEE / ReutersLink
A depositor of the suspended Busan Savings Bank lies on the street as policemen block depositors' march to parliament during a protest in Seoul. Depositors of the suspended Busan Savings Bank protested against the government as they demanded it to offer full guarantees for their money on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jung-hoon / ReutersLink
A 200-ton boat still sits on top of a building after the March 11 tsunami in Otsuchi. Work to scrap the boat is expected to begin in early May.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAZUHIRO NOGI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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