Pamplona, Spain — A man is tossed during the "Chupinazo" to mark the start of the San Fermin Festival. Tens of thousands of people packed Pamplona's streets to kick off the nine-day festival, which includes the famous running of the bulls.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PEDRO ARMESTRE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Pamplona, Spain — A group of women celebrate the start of the San Fermin Festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAVIER SORIANO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Carhaix, France — Janez Brajkovic of Slovenia is treated after crashing during the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Laurent Cipriani / Associated PressLink
Athens — A man walks in front of an advertisement outside a shop.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN KOLESIDIS / ReutersLink
Athens — A taxi driver walks among parked taxis during a 24-hour strike by cabbies.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Washington — Former major-league pitcher Roger Clemens arrives at the federal courthouse for the first day of his perjury trial. Clemens faces charges he gave false statements to a congressional committee investigating steroid use in baseball.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JONATHAN ERNST / ReutersLink
Katmandu, Nepal — Nepalese police officers tussle with a Tibetan exile as they try to prevent her from proceeding to a birthday celebration for the Dalai Lama. Nepalese authorities are concerned such gatherings will turn anti-Chinese.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binod Joshi / Associated PressLink
Kiev, Ukraine — A supporter holds a portrait of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko during the onetime leader's trial on abuse-of-office charges.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GLEB GARANICH / ReutersLink
Hyderabad, India — A protester speaks with police officers during a strike aimed at forcing the government to recognize statehood for the southern Indian region of Telangana.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KRISHNENDU HALDER / ReutersLink
Moscow — The Autoexotics motor show displays a Soviet-made Tavria car converted into a plane. Creator Valery Bulgakov, right, a former pilot, said the craft could be used for takeoff and landing training; it takes off at 59 mph and can fly up to 10 feet from the ground.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP/Getty IMagesLink
Izraa, Syria — Demonstrators march to express loyalty to Syrian President Bashar Assad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
Wajir, Kenya — A carcass of an animal lies on an empty road, a victim of the drought in the Horn of Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sayyid Azim / Associated PressLink
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