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Midwives simulate a childbirth as they stage a flash mob in front of the German Health Ministry. They demonstrated against rising insurance contributions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEBASTIAN KAHNERT / AFP / Getty Images

Models present creations during Australian Fashion Week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rob Griffith / Associated Press

A Sri Lankan man makes decorative lanterns for buyers at a roadside shop on the eve of annual Buddhist festival Vesakha. The festival which falls on Saturday this year, encompasses the birth, enlightenment and passing away of Gautama Buddha.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

Nepalese female devotees pull the chariot of Hindu deity Rato Machhendranath through a street. The chariot festival of Rato Machhendranath, regarded as the rain god, is one of the oldest and longest festivals celebrated in the Katmandu valley.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

A Malian child and his parents wait to be treated at Mbere refugee camp in southern Mauritania. Fighting in nearby Mali has left more than 60,000 people internally displaced, and a similar number have fled to Mauritania and neighboring countries.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABDELHAK SENNA / AFP / Getty Images

A protester is removed by police from outside the Chaoyang Hospital, where Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is staying. The protester had been holding a banner reading "Daqing oil management corruption. Forced redundancy, no money to eat. I want to eat, want to live."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ED JONES / AFP / Getty Images

People celebrate during the plenary session to vote a bill nationalizing Argentine YPF oil company. The Argentine Congress voted the expropriation of the 51% of the bonds of YPF, the country's largest oil company, from Spanish company Repsol.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL GARCIA / AFP / Getty Images

Italy's Nicola Fontanive body checks Germany's Florian Ondruschka during a preliminary-round match at the Ice Hockey World Championships.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / AFP / Getty Images

Jeff Overton of the United States hits his tee shot on the 13th hole during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship at the Quail Hollow Club.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images

Greenpeace activists protest against the Finnish icebreaker Nordica in the Baltic Sea in order to prevent the ship from heading to Shell's Arctic oil drilling project in the north of Alaska. Activists halted an icebreaker headed for the Arctic for a third time this week in a bid to block plans by Anglo Dutch giant Shell to drill for oil in the region, the environmental group said today.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOERG MODROW / Greenpeace

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Pictures in the News | May 4, 2012

Photo essay | European bullfighters turn to Latin America to make their mark

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Pictures in the News | May 4, 2012

Spanish festival features food fight in town square

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Pictures in the News | May 4, 2012

Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Germany, where midwives simulate a childbirth as they stage a flash mob in front of the Health Ministry in Berlin to demonstrate against rising insurance costs.

In Nepal, one of the oldest and longest festivals is celebrated in the Katmandu valley as Nepalese female devotees pull the chariot of Hindu deity Rato Machhendranath through a street in Lalitpur. Staying in Asia, a protester is removed by police from outside the Chaoyang Hospital in Beijing where Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is staying and a Sri Lankan man makes decorative lanterns for buyers at a roadside shop on the eve of the annual Buddhist festival Vesakha in Colombo.

On the sports front, Italy’s Nicola Fontanive body checks Germany’s Florian Ondruschka during a preliminary-round match at the Ice Hockey World Championships in Stockholm and a golfer loses his driver during a tee shot in the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C.

Add stops in Argentina, Australia, and Mauritania to round out the report.

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