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Celebrations of World War II's V-E, or Victory in Europe, Day are underway in the U.S. and abroad. At the National Mall, members of an honor guard prepare for the start of a wreath-laying ceremony at the National World War II Memorial.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM LO SCALZO / EPA

Newly reinaugurated President Vladimir Putin attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ivan Sekretarev / Associated Press

At the Arc de Triomphe, soldiers parade during a ceremony marking the 67th anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP

History enthusiasts dressed as Soviet and Nazi soldiers reenact the liberation of Bratislava.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAMUEL KUBANI / AFP

The Nepal government has started to evict squatters who have been residing in various parts of the city. Some of those being uprooted hurl stones in response.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA

A sculpture of Marilyn Monroe is dismantled and readied for transport to Palm Springs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Timothy Hiatt / Getty Images

At Bronte Beach, a wave crests majestically around the surfer riding its curl.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ryan Pierse / Getty Images

At Jogye temple, lanterns are readied for celebrations marking the birthday of Buddha.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

It's time for the wheat harvest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Ballas / Associated Press

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In Nepal, evicted squatters hurl stones at police during a clash in Katmandu; in Chicago, a sculpture of Marilyn Monroe is dismantled and prepared for travel to Palm Springs; in South Korea, celebrants prepare for to honor Buddha, in Jenin, West Bank, farmers harvest wheat; and in Sydney, Australia,  a surfer rides a wave.

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