Oslo — Rescue workers tend to a wounded man after an explosion rocked central Oslo on Friday. The blast damaged government buildings and injured several people, a witness told Reuters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scanpix Norway / ReutersLink
Kfar Kadum, West Bank — A Palestinian medic treats a man who was injured as Israeli forces fired tear gas at Palestinian protesters during a demonstration against the closure of a road during an uprising by Jewish settlers in Kadumim.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFPLink
Sanaa, Yemen — Supporters of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh stand on structures at the Unknown Soldiers' Square as they attend a rally to show their support after prayers in Sanaa. Banners hanging at the square are of Saleh, left, and Saudi King Abdullah.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUHAIB SALEM / ReutersLink
Son-Kul, Kyrgystan — A Kyrgyz rider performs during a traditional folk festival at Son-Kul Lake.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO / Agence France-PresseLink
Seoul — A diver wearing chef's uniform performs with sardines as part of summer vacation events at Coex Aquarium in Seoul.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated PressLink
EDINBURGH — Team Breitling wing walker Charlotte Voce performs above Edinburgh in advance of its appearance this weekend at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID MOIR / ReutersLink
Monterrey, Mexico — Weapons that were handed in by Monterrey area residents are seen before their destruction at the 7th Military Zone. The weapons were collected during the government-run Guns Exchange Program in coordination with the military authorities. The army destroyed 1,494 rifles, 2,416 guns, 1,492 magazines and 262,524 bullets of different calibers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ReutersLink
New York — A couple cools off in the Unisphere fountain at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in the Queens borough of New York.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SHANNON STAPLETON / ReutersLink
Melbourne, Australia — Australian Ballet dancers Madeleine Eastoe and Kevin Jackson perform above the Melbourne skyline on the 88th floor of the Eureka tower to promote the announcement of their lead roles in the Australian Ballet's upcoming production of "Romeo and Juliet." Australian choreographer Graeme Murphy will direct the ballet, with costumes designed by Akira Isogawa. It premieres Sept. 1.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WILLIAM WEST / AFPLink
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