A young man stands between two streams in Goettingen. The stream on the right was turned green by chemicals released during a fire at a nearby storage facility. According to police, the chemicals were harmless.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEFAN RAMPFEL / EPALink
Customers line up to buy sacks of potatoes sold at cost by farmers. Farmers in northern Greece have joined with residents to provide inexpensive produce and to help producers who say they are being squeezed by middlemen. Similar "solidarity" actions have been organized in other Greek cities.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAKIS MITROLIDIS / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A model checks her reflection backstage during Paris Fashion Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thibault Camus / Associated PressLink
A woman holds a machine gun during an anti-government rally.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rodrigo Abd / Associated PressLink
Jewish settlers pose for a picture with a snowman armed with an M-16 rifle.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Pilgrims walk past an elderly beggar.
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A bridge is mirrored in the water.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NYEIN CHAN NAING / EPALink
An Ohafia cultural troupe entertains bystanders during the burial of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, who led Nigeria's breakaway republic of Biafra during the the 1960s civil war that left 1 million dead.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Italian Irene Curtoni speeds down the slope during the second run of the Women's giant slalom World Cup.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND / EPALink
South Korean human rights activists light candles during a rally to demand the release of North Korean refugees captured in China. The protesters called for China not to send North Korean refugees back to their country, saying those refugees might be executed.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated PressLink
International artist Yvette Mattern shows his laser rainbow projection, Global Rainbow, in northeast England. The light installation celebrates the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. It will shine along the North Tyneside coastline for four days, then move to other locations in the United Kingdom.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bethany Clarke / Getty ImagesLink
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