At Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby entrant Daddy Nose Best grazes after a morning workout.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charlie Riedel / Associated PressLink
Girls from the Holy Trinity Yeovil Brownies Hamdon Division cheer the arrival of Queen Elizabeth II and and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who visited the southwest of England as part of their Diamond Jubilee Tour of the country.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Jackson / Getty ImagesLink
Ernst Bromeis eases into icy Toma Lake, at 7,693 feet above sea level. Bromeis is swimming, wading and using other means to trace the Rhine 764 miles from its source, Lake Toma, to its mouth near Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The project is called "The blue wonder - River Rhine 2012."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARNO BALZARINI / EPALink
Former Taliban fighters display their weapons as they join Afghan government forces during a ceremony.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AREF KARIMI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Smoke, dust and sand rise as missiles fired from fighter jets roil the desert during joint maneuvers with the French army.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KARIM SAHIB / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
In the Abbassiya district, protesters beat a man they accused of attacking them. The anti-military protest, held near the defense ministry, turned deadly when it was attacked. There are reports of 12 to 20 people killed.
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Anti-military protesters assist a participant wounded when a demonstration in the Abbassiya district was beset by attackers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHALED DESOUKI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The remains of residents executed by forces loyal to Gen. Francisco Franco during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) are uncovered from an unmarked mass grave. Some 125 citizens of the small town were put in front of firing squads during and after the war.Teba's clandestine graveyard might be the largest in Spain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JORGE ZAPATA / EPALink
Demonstrators rally against the import of U.S. beef. Estimates put the crowd at some 10,000 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEON HEON-KYUN / EPALink
Pope Benedict XVI embraces a child at the end of the weekly general audience in St. Peter's.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIZIANA FABI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Malian children play in the M'bere refugee camp near Bassiknou in the Nema region of southwest Mauritania.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABDELHAK SENNA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A sandal is seen near the wreckage of a ferry as rescuers search the Brahmaputra River at Buraburi village. The heavily packed ferry broke apart in a sudden storm late Monday, leaving more than a 100 people dead and more than 100 missing.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / Associated PressLink
At the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Grand Slam, the U.S.' Misty May-Treanor dives for the ball during a first-round match as she and Kerri Walsh face Germany's Jana Kohler and Julia Sude.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated PressLink
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