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Actress Ino Menegaki, in the role of the high priestess, lights the Olympic torch during the lighting ceremony for the London Summer Olympics in front of Hera Temple.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU / ANA-MPA

The first torch-bearer, Greek swimming world champion Spyros Gianniotis, runs with the Olympic torch.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDROS VLACHOS / ANA-MPA

Emanuel Rego of Brazil in action during the 2012 Swatch FIVB World Tour Beijing Grand Slam.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lintao Zhang / Getty Images

Burning vehicles at the site of twin blasts that struck during the morning rush hour, killing scores, wounding dozens and prompting the U.N. observer chief to appeal for help to end the bloodshed ravaging Syria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP

Palestinian stone throwers clash with Israeli soldiers next to the Israeli military prison of Ofer during a solidarity protest with Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. The prisoners launched an open-ended hunger strike, demanding a change in their living conditions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATEF SAFADI / EPA

An Indian rag picker girl searches for material near a group of greater adjutant storks a dump near Deepor Beel Wildlife Sanctuary.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

An Indian devotee puts the impression of vermilion from her hands on the steps as she crawls on the staircase of the Jivdani temple north of Mumbai. The 151-year-old temple is the only temple of Goddess Jivdani throughout the country, located around 1,375 steps above the ground level. The goddess Jivdani is worshiped for giving new life to the dying and relief to the suffering.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIVYAKANT SOLANKI / EPA

A slow shutter-speed photo of an amateur rider on a jump course on the sidelines of the Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters inside the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPA

A pelican swims as decorative lanterns and lights put up for the Vesakha festival are reflected on the surface of a lake. The festival, which was marked on May 5, encompasses the birth, enlightenment and demise of Gautama Buddha.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

An Afghan man looks on a sunset. The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan, in the U.S.-led war against a Taliban insurgency has risen steadily each year for the last five years, reaching a record of 3,021 in 2011, the great majority caused by militants, according to U.N. statistics.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AREF KARIMI / AFP

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