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Visitors gather in eastern Germany for the Wave-Gothic, where organizers expect 20,000 visitors from all over the world for the "dark" music and arts festival running through Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HENDRIK SCHMIDT / AFP / Getty Images

A worker abseils during a unveiling after helping to hang a giant image from a building on the south bank of the River Thames showing Britain's Queen Elizabeth II waving on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the Queen's 1977 Silver Jubilee. The giant canvas, weighing nearly 2 tons, was officially unveiled Friday and will be displayed until the end of June, in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee, marking the Queen's 60-year reign.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Dunham / Associated Press

Using digital 3-D mapping technology, images by the German design collective Urbanscreen are projected onto the walls of the Museum of Contemporary Art during the opening of the VIVID Sydney festival of light. VIVID -- one of the largest annual festivals of its kind in the world -- features 60 light art installations by Australian and international artists until June 11.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TORSTEN BLACKWOOD / AFP / Getty Images

Young Ukrainians shout slogans during a protest asking to keep Ukrainian language national, near the parliament in Kiev. Lawmakers in the Ukrainan parliament exchanged blows during a debate over a proposed law on Thursday that would make Russian an official language in much of the country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEY DOLZHENKO / EPA

Suvorov's Military Academy youth cadets look on as they celebrate their first-year graduation in the academy. The Suvorov Military Schools are a type of school for boys 14 to 18 years old, and named after the great 18th century Gen. Alexander Suvorov.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANATOLY MALTSEV / EPA

Young men play basketball at a temporary sports ground at Red Square in Moscow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP / Getty Images

Yui Sato of Japan serves against Feng Tianwei of Singapore in their women's first round match in the ITTF World Tour 2012 China Open.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP / Getty Images

Jari-Matti Latvala of Finland drives his Ford Fiesta RS WRC during Leg 1 of Acropolis Rally 2012.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: REPORTER IMAGES / EPA

Indian policewomen detain a Kashmiri employee during a protest march toward the Civil Secretariat, the office of the state chief minister in Srinagar. The strike was called by employee unions that allege that the government was not serious about resolving their demands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROUF BHAT / AFP / Getty Images

A couple of monkeys quench their thirst as another takes a dip on a hot summer afternoon on the outskirts of Jammu.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Channi Anand / Associated Press

Commuters walk past Japan's biggest new landmark, the Tokyo Skytree in downtown Tokyo. The sightseeing spot has attracted many tourists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Germany, where visitors gather for the Wave-Gothic, a “dark” music and arts festival. Across the channel, a worker rappels down a giant image of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II waving on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the Queen’s 1977 Silver Jubilee.  The giant canvas, weighing nearly two tons, was officially unveiled on Friday and will be displayed until the end of June, in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee, marking the Queen’s 60-year reign.

Young Ukrainians shout slogans during a protest asking to keep Ukrainian language national near the parliament in Kiev. Lawmakers in the Ukrainan parliament exchanged blows during a debate over a proposed law on Thursday that would make Russian an official language in much of the country. In Russia, Suvorov’s Military Academy youth cadets look on as they celebrate their first-year graduation in the academy in St. Petersburg.

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