The National Flipper Race at the Dam square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADE JOHNSON / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A boy climbs on a World War II monument at an open-air museum during Victory Day celebrations. Ukraine, Russia and other post-Soviet countries marked the 67th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A World War II veteran walks in Red Square after a Victory Day parade.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A Kyrgyz honor guard marches near the Eternal Flame monument during Victory Day celebrations.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An injured Syrian army soldier, right, who was wounded after a roadside bomb hit his military truck, is helped by a comrade. The explosion targeted the Syrian military truck just seconds after a team of U.N. observers passed by.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muzaffar Salman / Associated PressLink
A Kashmiri government employee falls as a water cannon hits him during a protest in the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. Indian police detained dozens of government employees, used water cannons and resorted to baton-charging the employees during the protest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPALink
A view of Queen Elizabeth II delivering her speech during the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALASTAIR GRANT / EPALink
Australia's Owen Wright competes in Round One of the Billabong Rio Pro men's surfing competition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Silvia Izquierdo / Associated PressLink
A sculptures titled "Silent Majority" by Swiss artist Milan Spacek stands in the park. An open-air exhibition with more than 80 works of different artists in Bad Ragaz and Vaduz, Liechtenstein, opens Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arno Balzarini / Associated PressLink
Fishermen pull a net in a traditional method around Aceh that helps preserve corals and other rare wildlife.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK / EPALink
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