Cairo — Coptic Christian protesters gather outside the Coptic Hospital waiting to receive the bodies of relatives killed in clashes a day earlier between mostly Coptic Christians and government troops. Violence between troops and demonstrators in front of the state television building killed at least two dozen people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohamed Omar / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Cairo — Relatives of Copts killed during clashes with the Egyptian military Sunday sob after seeing their bodies at the morgue of the Coptic Hospital.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Hamra / Associated PressLink
London — British musicians Miss Dynamite and Charlie Simpson, fifth and sixth from left, respectively, join unemployed young people outside a job center in a bit of performance art for the Battlefront Campaign, which raises awareness of the large number of unemployed British youth.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Leon Neal / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Ayutthaya, Thailand — A man rows a boat past a giant, reclining Buddha statue submerged by floodwaters in Ayutthaya province. Flooding in the area has claimed 261 lives over the last two months.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rungroj Yongrit / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
Pyongyang, North Korea — North Koreans enjoy traditional folk dancing in a city square to celebrate the 66th anniversary of the communist nation's ruling Workers' Party.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Guttenfelder / Associated PressLink
Tokyo — Teng Haibin of China performs on the rings during the men's team event of the qualification round at the World Gymnastics Championships. The eight top-scoring teams from the qualifying round will advance to the finals.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Thimphu, Bhutan — Students practice a dance with umbrellas to be performed during the wedding festivities of King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck and future Queen Jetsun Pema, The 31-year-old reformist monarch of the small Himalayan kingdom will wed his commoner bride later this week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
Surt, Libya — A fighter runs for cover during the battle for Surt, Moammar Kadafi's hometown and last remaining stronghold.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Majid Saeedi / Getty ImagesLink
Piraeus, Greece — A pedestrian walks in the rain among piles of garbage built up during a municipal workers strike. The latest 24-hour strike against the government's austerity drive also halted service on rail, bus, trolley and tram lines.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pantelis Saitis / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
London — A bird flies away after attempting to land on the antlers of a resting red stag at Richmond Park, where more than 600 deer live year-round.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Istitene / Getty ImagesLink
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