Investors confer beneath an electronic board displaying share prices during a trading session at the Karachi Stock Exchange.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AKHTAR SOOMRO / REUTERSLink
Geometric glass and steel buildings are a signature sight in a Paris suburb
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN SCHULTS / REUTERSLink
Solar car Nuna6 is taken for a spin at the Olympic Stadium. The Dutch Nuon Solar team will participate with the Nuna6 in the 11th World Solar Challenge in Australia in October.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KOEN VAN WEEL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A solar flare, the largest in five years, was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory in extreme ultraviolet light at 131 Angstroms. Scientists say the bursts of radiation were not directed toward Earth and they do not expect satellite and communication systems to be affeccted by the brilliant celestial event.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA / Associated PressLink
A conference attendee inspects a jet aircraft during the Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition at Congonhas Airport.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAULO WHITAKER / REUTERSLink
A street vendor sells cotton candy in the Nepalese capital.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / REUTERSLink
San Diego Chargers safety Bob Sanders waits to be called during introductions prior to their home game against the Seattle Seahawks at Qualcomm Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Hanewinckel / US PRESSWIRELink
Villagers herd their cattle through the Sukna tea garden in the state of West Bengal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Annie, a female African lion, grooms one of her three 2-month-old cubs at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Siberia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ILYA NAYMUSHIN / REUTERSLink
Snorkelers swim with a 20-foot whale shark. Every year, hundreds of whale sharks and giant manta rays gather for their annual feeding frenzy of plankton in July and August in the geologically unique Hanifaru Bay. For reasons of conservation, Maldives is likely to shut down Hanifaru Bay to divers and snorkelers, making this the last season to witness this one-of-a-kind phenomenon up close.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID LOH / ReutersLink
An ornithologist frees a long-eared owl on the Great Hungarian Plain east of Budapest. The owl, which had been injured, was rescued and marked with an identification ring before it was returned to nature.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LASZLO BALOGH / ReutersLink
Security guards grab a man who had just run onto the field during the ninth inning of a game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Kansas City Royals.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian Blanco / Associated PressLink
Tetsuji Hiratsuka of Japan hits a tee shot on the 10th hole during the first round of the 93rd PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stuart Franklin / Getty Images North AmericaLink
Police provide security on a platform on a crane outside a prison bordering Malaysia. Police, soldiers and paramilitary officers were called in as backup when a riot erupted following a police search for drugs in a prison cell. Two people were wounded, according to the police.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER/THAILAND / ReutersLink
Family members hold onto a man as the body of his brother, a policeman, is brought to the Lady Ready Hospital. Four policemen and a child were killed and 14 people were wounded when a remote-control bomb concealed in a pushcart exploded in the northwestern Pakistani city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAYAZ AZIZ / ReutersLink
An internally displaced Somali woman holds her malnourished child while awaiting medical attention.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OMAR FARUK / ReutersLink
A passenger bus lies half buried in rubble after heavy rainfall. Landslides triggered by heavy rains also affected the Jammu-Srinagar highway, stranding over 300 vehicles, mostly trucks, according to a news agency.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Channi Anand / Associated PressLink
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