A village boy leads his goat past a parched pond on the outskirts of this eastern Indian city.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Biswaranjan Rout / Associated PressLink
A young boy jumps into the water as he cools off while scavenging for valuables in the holy Yamuna River on a warm day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
Students participate in a protest march Wednesday demanding that the government of President Sebastian Pinera provide higher quality and free public education.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARTIN BERNETTI / AFPLink
A sculpture cast from the body of British artist Antony Gormley stands atop a building downtown. The public exhibition titled "Event Horizon" uses 31 rooftops as part of Gormley's exhibition at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil. According to organizers, when the exhibition began, many people confused the sculptures with potential suicides and reported them to authorities.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFPLink
A slow shutter speed photo of the China Central Television Tower, which was officially declared completed Wednesday, a decade after work started on the "twisted arch" building.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOW HWEE YOUNG / EPALink
Chinese actresses Hao Lei, left, and Qi Xi pose during the photocall of "Mystery" at the 65th Cannes Film Festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFPLink
Sri Lankan army special forces commandos prepare for a Victory Day parade rehearsal. Saturday's parade will celebrate the third anniversary of the military defeat of the Tamil Tiger rebels, ending a 37-year separatist conflict.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISHARA S.KODIKARA / AFPLink
People look at a burned-out bus after a dynamite explosion in this oil hub city. The driver was killed and two others wounded, officials said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: - / AFPLink
Slovakia's players celebrate their team's 4-3 victory over Canada during their quarter-final game of the IIHF International Ice Hockey World Championship.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFPLink
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