Grieving Norwegians gather to observe a minute's silence opposite Utoya Island, where many victims of Friday's attacks perished.
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Paramedics place flowers at a makeshift memorial outside the Domkirken church in Oslo as a minute of silence was observed across Norway at midday.
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Hot air balloons rise into the early morning sky, part of a convoy of seven balloons that took part in a flight over London as part of a collaboration between the London Sky Orchestra project, the 30th anniversary of the London International Festival of Theatre and the Greater London Authority, which is marking a year to go before the 2012 Olympic Games.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Winning / ReutersLink
Flowers and tributes left by mourners in Camden Square outside the home of singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, who died Saturday at 27 after struggling for years with substance abuse.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lefteris Pitarakis / Associated PressLink
Ye Shiwen of China slices through the water during the women's 200-meter individual medley final at the FINA World Championships. Shiwen pulled away in the last two laps to win the race in one of the fastest times in history.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christinne Muschi / ReutersLink
Dwarf performers Ashok and Vinay portray Potharaju, the brother of the Hindu goddess Mahakali, during the final procession of the 11-day festival of Bonalu. Mahakali is honored mostly by women during the festival with offerings of food and dancing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noah Seelam / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A Palestinian fisherman casts a net at Gaza City's beach. The fishermen go out every morning hoping that they will be allowed to go out to sea, but Israeli navy forces rarely allow them to leave the shallow waters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ali Ali / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Revelers perform La Revoltosa dance at Plaza Nueva Square in honor of Saint Ana, a regional patron.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alvaro Barrientos / Associated PressLink
A malnourished child from southern Somalia is washed by her mother in a makeshift refugee shelter. Thousands of Somalians have fled to Mogadishu seeking aid.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Farah Abdi Warsameh / Associated PressLink
Three cottontop tamarins sit inside their compound at the Thurinigian Zoopark. In German, the primates are known as "Liszt monkeys" because their white hair resembles the hairstyle of composer Franz Liszt. Germany is celebrating 2012 as the centennial of Liszt's birth and the zoo is offering a program in which visitors can listen to a performance of Liszt's music and watch the monkeys.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martina Schutt / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
A man dives from an elevated platform into the Black Sea at sunset in this resort city in southern Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mikhail Mordasov / AFP / Getty IMagesLink
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