A Chinese couple pose for wedding photographs at an art district in Beijing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated PressLink
An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft on approach for landing at Vancouver International Airport passes embers and smoke billowing into the sky from a three-alarm fire at a six-story condominium complex under construction in Richmond, British Columbia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DARRYL DYCK / The Canadian PressLink
Hooligans are seen after the Polish Soccer Cup final between Legia Warszawa and Lech Poznan in Bydgoszcz. The incident which caused 40,000 zlotys (US$13,000) in damages prompted officials to call for tighter regulations to assure security during Euro 2012 that Poland is to co-host with Ukraine.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katarzyna Plewczynska / Associated PressLink
Filipino protesters perform during a rally outside Shell oil company in Makati's financial district Manila. The protesters slammed the continuing oil price hike in the country. The latest price increase is due to the continuing rise in the cost of crude oil in the world market.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RENEE P. ESPENILLA / EPALink
Palestinian women are seen through the Palestinian flag as they take part in a rally celebrating the signing of a reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas, in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tara Todras-Whitehill / Associated PressLink
An armed police officer stands guard outside the U.S. embassy in London. Security personnel in London remain vigilant following the death of al-Qaida's Osama bin Laden.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Dunham / Associated PressLink
A rebel fighter takes up position at the western entrance of Ajdabiya.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED SALEM / ReutersLink
A Russian World War Two veteran displays his medals during a celebration to mark the 66th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany at the Siberian Legal Institute in Krasnoyarsk. Russia will celebrate victory in Europe with parades and commemorative events on May 9, one of the main national holidays of the year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ILYA NAYMUSHIN / ReutersLink
Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after losing a point to Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their Madrid Open tennis match in Madrid.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUSANA VERA / ReutersLink
South Korean elementary school students covering their mouths gather on the ground after escaping from their classrooms during an earthquake drill in Seoul. Students throughout the nation practiced drills ranging from fire to terror attacks and earthquake as part of the annual drills called a Safe Korea Exercise.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated PressLink
Indian children cool themselves at a water fountain on a hot afternoon in New Delhi. Most parts of northern India are experiencing temperatures above 104 Fahrenheit.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / Associated PressLink
Children look visitors from their house in Daethayae, in the Ayeyarwaddy delta, about 50 miles south of Yangon. Three years ago Cyclone Nargis devastated Myanmar's southern delta region.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khin Maung Win / Associated PressLink
A cockchafer sits on a flower in a garden in Fuerstenwalde. Due to the extensive use of pesticides, the population of chockchafers in Europe was almost exterminated in the middle of the 20th century, but is increasing again after a regulation of pest control.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK PLEUL / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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