A little girl looks out a window in a gate in a slum area that is slated for demolition after the land owner issued an eviction notice.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aaron Favila / Associated PressLink
Schoolchildren attempt to break the record of the "Doede360" dance, a 360-degree dance meant to stimulate young people to move during National Sport Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KOEN VAN WEEL / EPALink
An Afghan man runs with a national flag in front of the tomb of former Afghan King Zahir Shah on the outskirts of Kabul. Reports state that a strategic partnership between Afghanistan and the United States has been finalized after months of negotiations and is now ready to be signed by the countries' presidents. The document is expected to provide a broad outline of American support to Afghanistan, both military and financial, beyond 2014, the year in which NATO and allied forces are set to leave the war-torn country.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: S. SABAWOON / EPALink
Anna Buechling pricks a balloon bearing a portrait of Russian President-elect Vladimir Putin during a protest of the Reporters Without Borders organization in front of the Russian Embassy. The balloons carry notes calling on Putin to loosen media restrictions in Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HANNIBAL HANSCHKE / EPALink
Karen Steele of Westminster, Md., braves a rainy day outside Fort Meade to show her support for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused of providing sensitive documents and other materials to WikiLeaks. The judge in the case is expected to rule Thursday on a defense motion to dismiss all 22 charges against Manning, 24.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesLink
A trio of lightning strikes illuminate the night sky during a thunderstorm.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUIS ROBAYO / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Palestinian beekeepers inspect hives at an apiary near the Bureij refugee camp. Jihad Abu Shamalah, who owns the apiary, says his 450 hives produce some 4,000 kilos of honey every year that is sold only in the Gaza Strip.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Christian Nigerian migrant workers join in the dancing as Israel celebrates the 64th anniversary of its establishment as an independent state.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACK GUEZ / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Tulips bloom in Munich's Botanic Garden.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SVEN HOPPE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Bayern Munich players celebrate after defeating Real Madrid in a penalty kick shootout in their UEFA Champions League semifinal soccer match at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTOF STACHE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Ukrainians hold candles commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster during a vigil in Kiev. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych paid tribute to the victims of the disaster and said his country was committed to building a new, safer shelter over the reactor, site of the world's worst nuclear accident.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergei Chuzavkov / Associated PressLink
Some people lays flowers near the entrance of the courthouse where Anders Behring Breivik is standing trial as nearly 40,000 people turned out in poor weather participate in the en masse singing of "Barn av Regnbuen" ("Children of the Rainbow"). The song which was a hit of Norwegian folk singer Lillebjoern Nilsen several decades ago, has become a signature tune for the victims of the July 22, 2011, bombing and shooting massacre that killed 77 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Heiko Junge, / Associated PressLink
Supporters of Pakistan's ruling People's Party rally in protest of the Supreme Court's conviction of Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani of contempt of court charges Thursday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anjum Naveed / Associated PressLink
Fans await the 6 a.m.opening of the Denver Broncos' team store at Mile High Stadium for the debut of the official 2012 jerseys, including that of new quarterback Peyton Manning, which for the first 24 hours are available only at the stadium store.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Doug Pensinger / Getty ImagesLink
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