As fire sweeps through a sprawling squatter's colony on the rim of Manila Bay, a man flees to the water with some of his belongings. Officials say that two people are missing and some 10,000 others are homeless.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pat Roque / Associated PressLink
A member of the Samaritan community holds the Samaritan Torah at Mt. Gerizim, above the West Bank city of Nablus,during a sunrise religious service marking the end of their Passover holiday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPALink
Occupants of a protest camp in the city's center take their morning shower. The camp appeared after the mass detention of those demonstrating against Vladimir Putin's reinauguration as president earlier this week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI CHIRIKOV / EPALink
Golfter Roope Kakko of Finland warms up for Day 2 of the Madeira Islands Open. The image was made with the use of a selective focus lens.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dean Mouhtaropoulos / Getty ImagesLink
Danica Patrick sits in her car in the garage area during practice for a NASCAR meet at Darlington Raceway. The race's name is a mouthful: It's the Nationwide Series VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jamie Squire / Getty ImagesLink
The shiny tournament cup for soccer's EURO 2012 is set out for display.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Troy Dumais compresses into a dive during a training session on Day 2 of the AT&T USA Diving Grand Prix, held at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Bello / Getty ImagesLink
Relatives of passengers on the ill-fated Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 have gathered at Halim Perdanakusuma airport. They watch a television report as bodies are recovered from the mountainous crash site.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROMEO GACAD / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Lithuanian bicycle rider Ramunas Navardauskas, wearing the leader's pink jersey, signs in before the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUK BENIES / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
In a village near Nablus, a dispute over settlement in the occupied West Bank erupts into tire-burning and stone throwing. Demonstrators face an Israeli military vehicle.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
In the midst of a heat wave, a girl cools off in a channel.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIF ALI / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
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