Visitors inspect parts of the work "Ghost Keeping" by Romanian-born artist Istvan Csakany during a preview of the Documenta fair for contemporary art in Kassel. The exhibition of modern and contemporary art takes place every five years.
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A girl blows a kiss as she takes part in a parade at the Euro 2012 football championships fan zone in Kiev, Ukraine, during the official opening.
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Poland's national football team fans wave from a train window in Wroclaw a few hours before the opening match of the Euro 2012 football championships in Warsaw.
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A blue dragonfly rests on a reed at the edge of a small lake near Briesen. Dragonflies are among the oldest flying insects, with about 5,000 known species worldwide.
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Pakistani police officers check the wreckage of a bus that exploded, killing several people, when a bomb that officials suspect was planted inside the vehicle went off on the outskirts of Peshawar. The bus was carrying government employees and other civilians in northwestern Pakistan when it exploded Friday, a reminder of the continued militant threat despite a significant drop in violence over the past year, officials said.
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A Pakistani boy injured in a bomb blast receives treatment at a hospital in Peshawar.
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Supporters of Nepali Congress and Communist Party of Nepal along with other political parties participate in a mass protest rally in Katmandu. Thousands of opposition supporters gathered in the capital to demand that Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai resign.
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A young gypsy woman rides her horse in the River Eden before the Appleby Horse Fair in Appleby. The event has existed under the protection of a charter granted by King James II since 1685 and is one of the key gathering points for various gypsy communities.
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Belmont Stakes hopeful Street Life trains at Belmont Park in Elmont. The Belmont Stakes is Saturday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated PressLink
Spain's Rafael Nadal serves the ball to compatriot David Ferrer during their semifinal match in the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christophe Ena / Associated PressLink
Young spectator's cheer and reach out to Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt after he won the men's 100m at the Diamond League athletics meeting at Bislett Stadium in Oslo, Norway.
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