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The crew aboard the International Space Station, orbiting at an altitude of approximately 240 miles, recorded a series of images of Aurora Australis, also known as the Southern Lights, on Sunday. NASA astronaut Joe Acaba, flight engineer, recorded the series of images from the Tranquility node. The Canadarm2 robot arm is in the foreground.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Acaba / NASA

Mathias Malzieu, singer in the French group Dyonisos, performs on the second day of the 37th Paleo Festival Nyon on Wednesday. With six days of festivities, 230,000 spectators expected over 210 concerts and shows, Paleo Festival Nyon is the biggest open-air festival in Switzerland and one of Europe'€™s major musical events.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

Residents surround a water tanker sent by civil authorities to ensure they get their daily supply of fresh water. With the country's growing population and especially the migration to cities, a severe water shortage has hit the capital, a media report said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANINDITO MUKHERJEE / EPA

Sailboats parade in the Crozon bay during the 2012 "Tonnerres de Brest" maritime festival, which features thousands of traditional sailboats.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRED TANNEAU / AFP

Three 6-week-old male snow leopard (Uncia uncia) cubs are held by keepers prior to their medical examination in the Szeged Game Park southeast of Budapest, Hungary.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Zoltan Gergely Kelemen / MTI

The pack with Bradley Wiggins of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, climbs Col des Ares during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 89 with start in Bagneres-de-Luchon and finish in Peyragudes, Pyrenees region, France.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Laurent Cipriani / Associated Press

Flood-affected villagers travel on a boat on the outskirts of Gauhati, India. Due to continuous rain for the last few days, the water level in the Brahmaputra River and its tributaries have started to rise and has inundated many areas of Assam.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / Associated Press

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