Thousands of participants take part in one of four mass yoga classes in Times Square to mark the summer solstice.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFPLink
A woman and child walk across a giant puzzle of German painter Albrecht Duerer's "Self Portrait in Fur Coat" in front of the State Historical Museum near the Red Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGEI ILNITSKY / EPALink
Gentoo penguins mark the first anniversary of the opening of their Antarctic-themed enclosure at the Sea Life Aquarium. A big ice cake made of frozen fish and a bubble machine added to the festivities.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jonathan Short / Associated PressLink
Four little dogs catch a ride in a baby stroller on hot and sunny day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lilli Strauss / dapdLink
Seven suspected Taliban insurgents in this town west of Kabul are arrested and explosive materials are confiscated by Afghan intelligence security forces.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hoshang Hashimi / Associated PressLink
A toddy tapper crosses a rope between two coconut trees to collect sap to make palm wine, or toddy as it is locally known. Toddy is a popular local beverage made by fermenting the sap collected from coconut trees.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISHARA S.KODIKARA / AFPLink
A firefighter flees intense heat from a fire at a housing settlement.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VANGELIS BOUGIOTIS / ANA-MPALink
An Iraqi man looks at a fire inside a store after a car bomb exploded, killing two and wounding a judge and nine others.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN IBRAHIM / AFPLink
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi holds her honorary degree at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, where she once studied.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPALink
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for his child sexual abuse trial.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gene J. Puskar / Associated PressLink
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