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 / ReutersLink
A dancer is framed by paper flowers during the opening of the Flower Dance Festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hersley Ven CaseroLink
Artists perform during the World Gypsy Festival downtown.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Petr David Josek / Associated PressLink
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 / NewsdayLink
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 / ReutersLink
A Humboldt penguin swims in a pool during the opening of the new London Zoo penguin pool and beach.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUZANNE PLUNKETT / ReutersLink
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 / EPALink
A laborer attaches iron rods to a column at the construction site of a flyover in Lahore.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHSIN RAZA / ReutersLink
Photographers depart after covering the first working session of the G8 Summit.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KEVIN LAMARQUE / ReutersLink
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 ImagesLink
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 NewspapersLink
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 PressLink
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 / EPALink
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