Indonesian firefighters battle a blaze burning on the Valerine passenger ship at Menado port. No casualties were reported in the incident of the inter-island freighter with a passenger capacity of 571.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAKAYLA / EPALink
An armed fighter of the Free Syrian Army stands atop a destroyed Syrian army tank to have his picture taken by a passer-by in the northern Syrian town of Azaz, near Aleppo, on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SAM TARLING / AFPLink
Pakistani children play cricket in monsoon rain. At least 78 people have died and dozens more were injured in torrential rains and flash floods that have wreaked havoc in Pakistan over the past three days, a government spokesman said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ASIF HASSAN / AFPLink
Myanmar schoolchildren run on a road after being dismissed from school on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khin Maung Win / Associated PressLink
The Tribute in Light shines above the World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty, left, Monday, as seen from Bayonne, N.J. Tuesday will mark the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated PressLink
A lightning bolt lights up the sky above Munich, southern Germany, on Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER KNEFFEL / DPALink
Indian policemen baton-charge residents protesting against the Russian-built Kudamkulam nuclear plant Monday. State officials said Indian police fired at protesters near the nuclear power plant being constructed in southern India, killing one person. Construction of the plant has been delayed by protests in the past year by residents and anti-nuclear groups concerned about safety following the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in Japan last year. The government says the plant will meet safety standards.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AP / Associated PressLink
A bull is surrounded by men with spears during the Toro de la Vega bull spearing fiesta in Tordesillas, near Valladolid, Spain. The festival is one of the oldest in Spain with roots dating back to the 15th century. The bull has to be enticed across the river from the village to the plain before it can be killed to honour the Virgen de la Pena.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Israel Lopez / Associated PressLink
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