Revelers sing under the San Fermin statue on the seventh day of the San Fermin running-of-the-bulls in Pamplona. Pamplona's famous Fiesta de San Fermin, which involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona for eight days starting July 7, was made famous by the 1926 novel of writer Ernest Hemmingway called "The Sun Also Rises."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jasper Juinen / Getty ImagesLink
U.S. cargo ship Ana Cecilia arrives at Havana Bay, Cuba. The Ana Cecilia is the first ship for half a century to carry humanitarian supplies from Miami to Havana. The shipping company, International Port Corp., said its clients include charitable, religious and humanitarian groups, as well as family members of people in Cuba.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Franklin Reyes / Associated PressLink
Fans dressed as comics characters Superman, Captain America and a clown wait on the roadside for riders during the 12th stage of the 2012 Tour de France cycling race.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A costumed visitor waits among others for a show performed by Cosplayers, at the China International Comics and Games Expo. Cosplay, from the term costume play, involves participants dressing up as their favorite cartoon characters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated PressLink
People rush an injured girl to the hospital following a bomb blast near a rally by the Awami National Party that killed at least five people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arshad Butt / Associated PressLink
Exiled Tibetan activists shout slogans against a Chinese government order that states that a Reincarnation Application must be filed by all Buddhist temples in that country before they are allowed to recognize individuals as tulkus, or reincarnated teachers, during a protest in New Delhi. In 2007, China's State Administration for Religious Affairs issued a decree that all the reincarnations of tulkus of Tibetan Buddhism must get government approval, otherwise they are "illegal or invalid."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An Indian man sucks on a hose to pull water as a crowd gathers around a government tanker delivering drinking water because of short supply in running water taps. Many areas of the Indian capital are facing acute water shortage, a repeated annual phenomenon during summer when taps go dry as demand rises.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
This image captured in the 304 Angstrom wavelength, which is typically colorized in red, provided by NASA shows a solar flare, lower center, erupting from the sun. Space weather scientists said there should be little impact to Earth.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASALink
A twin baby panther clings to a tree at Tierpark Berlin zoo. The two panthers were born in captivity April 26.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty Images EuropeLink
A Russian Orthodox priest blesses the Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft at the launch pad of the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome.The launch of the spacecraft to the International Space Station with the next ISS crew including U.S. astronaut Sunita Williams, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide aboard is scheduled for Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Nicholas Mahaffey, center, holds his torch as he stands with different clan members in the fog during the opening ceremony of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chuck Burton / Associated PressLink
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