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Ash and smoke spew from the glowing mouth of Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP

A NASA image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in Earth orbit shows bright stars shining through what looks like a haze in the night sky. The telescope's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 was focused on a young stellar grouping in one of the largest known star formation regions of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA

The ancient Stonehenge monument appears to float in a sea of rapeseed blooms. Rapeseed is becoming popular with British farmers because of its versatility and ease of growing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Thai volunteers play with tigers in a pool at the Tiger Temple, a refuge for the endangered cats near the Thai-Myanmar border. Since 1999, when villages brought a female cub whose mother had been killed by poachers to the Buddist temple known as Wat Pa Luangta Bua Yannasampanno, the sanctuary has become a major tourist attraction and is one of the few places in the world that allows visitors to touch tigers. The carnivores have been hand-raised by monks to control their aggressive behavior.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RUNGROJ YONGRIT / EPA

Pakistanis displaced from a village near Multan by 2010 floods play billiards outdoors in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

A married couple waves after participating in a mass marriage ceremony on the auspicipous 'Akshaya Tritya' day in Ahmedabad on April 24, 2012. Some 105 couples participated in the mass marriage organised by Sargara Samaj Lagnotsav Samiti.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAM PANTHAKY / AFP

Belarusians stand near the graves of their relatives, following an Orthodox Christian tradition for Radunitsa, a day of remembrance of the dead that falls on the ninth day after Orthodox Easter.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Grits / Associated Press

A driver mistook the stairs leading to the Chaussee-d'Antin La Fayette Metro station for the driveway of an underground parking garage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BERTRAND GUAY / AFP

Debris is strewn around the waiting room of a train station where a bomb exploded, killing at least two people, police said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIF ALI / AFP

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