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Flowers rest on a monument with names of victims of the Srebrenica massacre. Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic was arrested in Serbia on Thursday after years on being the run from international genocide charges, opening the way for the once-pariah state to approach the European mainstream.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DADO RUVIC / Reuters

A dancer is framed by paper flowers during the opening of the Flower Dance Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hersley Ven Casero

Artists perform during the World Gypsy Festival downtown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petr David Josek / Associated Press

Lt. Col. John Klatt of the Air National Guard flies inverted over Jones Beach in New York. Flanking Col. Klatt are aerobats Mike Goulian, left, and Bill Kerns. All three will perform in this weekend's Bethpage Federal Credit Union Air Show at Jones Beach State Park as part of New York City's Fleet Week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin P. Coughlin / Newsday

An American flag flies in front of a destroyed church. Rescue and recovery teams scoured the wreckage of Joplin, which was devastated by a tornado that destroyed about 2,000 buildings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ERIC THAYER / Reuters

A Humboldt penguin swims in a pool during the opening of the new London Zoo penguin pool and beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUZANNE PLUNKETT / Reuters

Kashmiri Muslims raise their hands as a head priest, not shown, displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Muhammad, during special prayers on the death anniversary of Abu Bakr Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, at Hazratbal Shrine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

A laborer attaches iron rods to a column at the construction site of a flyover in Lahore.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHSIN RAZA / Reuters

Photographers depart after covering the first working session of the G8 Summit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KEVIN LAMARQUE / Reuters

President Obama shakes hands as he arrives at the G8 summit. Heads of the of the world's wealthiest nations are meeting for the G8 summit. The recent Arab uprisings are set to dominate the agenda.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

Ducklings climb a ramp to access their "pond" in the inner courtyard of St. Anne's Retirement Community near Lancaster. The ducklings have been entertaining the residents of the retirement community with their antics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Richard Hertzler / Lancaster Newspapers

Women line up for food distribution in a makeshift camp for the internally displaced in a village in southern Sudan. Tens of thousands of southern Sudanese fled heavy fighting in the hotly contested border town of Abyei earlier this week. Owing to the intensity of the fighting, many people fled their homes with nothing. International humanitarian organizations are moving to supply them with basic of goods and services.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pete Muller / Associated Press

British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of McLaren Mercedes in action during the first practice session at the Monte Carlo circuit. The 2011 Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco will take place Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VALDRIN XHEMAJ / EPA

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Thursday’s Pictures in the News feature begins in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where flowers are laid on a monument with names of victims of the Srebrenica massacre following the arrest of Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb general accused of overseeing that massacre, the worst in Europe since the end of World War II. Mladic was Europe’s most wanted war crimes suspect for his alleged role in the 1995 slaughter of 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys in the enclave of Srebrenica. See gallery

The G8 summit is underway in France, with President Obama shaking hands with residents as he arrives in Deauville.  Heads of the of the world’s wealthiest nations are meeting  for the G8 summit with the recent Arab uprisings expected to dominate the agenda.

Elsewhere, artists perform during the World Gypsy Festival in downtown Prague, Czech Republic; aerobats put on a show as part of Fleet Week in New York; and practice sessions are underway for the 2011 Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco in Monte Carlo. Add stops in London, India, Pennsylvania and the Sudan to round out the report. Enjoy.

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