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Soldiers show off five alleged members of the Zetas drug gang to the press. More than 200 weapons were seized when the five were arrested at a navy checkpoint close to the city of Villa Union, in Mexico's Coahuila state near the southern border of Texas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexandre Meneghini / Associated Press

A Turkish soldier stands by as a group of Syrians wait for the authorization to enter Turkey. Hundreds of Syrians fled to Turkey on Thursday as elite Syrian troops moved to encircle a restive town ahead of a possible assault.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Burhan Ozbilici / Associated Press

A U.S. Marine in Afghanistan goes to pick up food supplies that were dropped via parachute outside Forward Operating Base Edi in the Helmand province. The smoke is from the parachutes, which the Marines burn after they're used.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated Press

Thai air force workers clear away mud as they excavate the wreckage of a U.S. P-51D Mustang on the outskirts of Bangkok. The plane was shot down during World War II while on a bombing run over Japanese-allied Thailand.


Villagers stand around cars that were caught in a landslide caused by a cloudburst in the Doda district, about 90 miles from the northern Indian city of Jammu. Four people were feared killed in the landslide.


Somalians demonstrate in support of Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.


Pilgrims cross the Quema River on their way to the shrine of El Rocio in the province of Seville. The annual El Rocío pilgrimage combines religious fervor and festive color.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marcelo del Pozo / Reuters

A policeman helps Larry the Downing Street cat into No. 10 Downing Street, the residence of British Prime Minister David Cameron. The 4-year-old tabby was at London's Battersea Dogs and Cats Home before moving into government housing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stefan Rousseau / PA Wire

The locally famous cross-eyed opossum called Heidi peers out of her box before being taken to an enclosure at the newly built tropical hall of the Leipzig zoo. It is believed that Heidi's crossed eyes could have resulted from a poor diet when she was young, causing large fat deposits to form behind her eyes.


A white peacock spreads its feathers at the Nehru Zoological Park.


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Pictures in the News | June 9, 2011

Today’s Pictures in the News highlights:

Mexican police show five alleged members of the Zetas drug gang  to the press, along with more than  200 seized weapons.

Thai air force workers excavate the wreckage of  a U.S. P-51D Mustang that crashed in World War II on the outskirts of Bangkok.

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s pet Larry the Downing Street cat returns home to No. 10 Downing Street in London. From the shot, it doesn’t appear that Larry has gone through any security checkpoints.

Heidi the cross-eyed opossum moves to a newly built tropical hall of the Leipzig zoo.

There’s more, so dive in.


  1. June 9, 2011, 3:26 pm

    Look at all those US made guns!!!

  2. June 10, 2011, 2:58 am

    nothing is made in the US anymore, even guns you clown

    By: silvrnblk

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