Buddhists pray during a ceremony welcoming the holy month of Vesak, marking the birth, enlightenment and demise of Buddha.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated PressLink
A man balances a bottle on his head during a celebration of St. George's Day, the biggest holiday of the year for members of the country's Roma minority.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DADO RUVIC / ReutersLink
Models prepare backstage ahead of a David Bowie show during Australian Fashion Week at the Overseas Passenger Terminal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Nolan / Getty ImagesLink
A World War II veteran walks behind naval cadets at a war memorial. Many Russian veterans wear their awards as the country prepares to celebrate Victory Day on May 9.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Muslims led by Iman Jamil Yahya, center, pray in the street during a protest march to denounce the manner in which Osama bin Laden's body was buried at sea after he was killed by U.S. forces.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCIS R. MALASIG / EPALink
A man walks past the outside wall of the "Art In The Streets" exhibit at the Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUCY NICHOLSON / ReutersLink
Australia's Paul Gallen, center, is tackled by New Zealand's Benji Marshall, left, during a rugby league test match.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JASON O'BRIEN / ReutersLink
Supporters of embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh climb flagpoles during a rally.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMED JADALLAH / ReutersLink
Palestinian youths throw bricks and stones at an Israeli car that mistakenly drove into the mostly Arab neighborhood of Silwan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAZ RATNER / ReutersLink
Supporters of anti-government protesters in Syria kick out a supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad during Friday prayers at a mosque.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALI HASHISHO / ReutersLink
Nationalist Nikita Tikhonov, background right, and his girlfriend, Yevgenia Khasis, left, listen from behind glass to their sentences for the killings of a prominent human rights lawyer and an independent journalist. The Moscow City Court sentenced Tikhonov to life in prison and Khasis to 18 years.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ivan Sekretarev / Associated PressLink
A baby spider monkey named Estela plays at the Melbourne Zoo. She was abandoned by her mother and has been cared for by keepers since her birth on Jan. 17.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WILLIAM WEST / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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