Japanese and Russian flags share space atop the plane of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KONSTANTIN SALOMATIN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
President Obama visited Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt in Stockholm.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEWEL SAMAD / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A new monument to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin was vandalized with paint.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZURAB KURTSIKIDZE / EPALink
A visitor to Glastonbury Tor takes a photograph of St. Michael's Tower, a ruined 14th century church tower.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty ImagesLink
Early risers take part in a Morning Glory "Rave Your Way Into the Day!" at Village Underground.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty ImagesLink
A concave wall of a new 37-story skyscraper, known locally as the "Walkie Talkie" building, has been blamed for reflecting sunlight that reportedly melted parts of a parked Jaguar automobile.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty ImagesLink
News photographers angle for a picture of a scuffle at the entrance to the Al Aqsa Mosque.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPALink
Apparently, the view from the bicycle basket doesn't impress Django.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated PressLink
Fireworks light up St. Basil Cathedral.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Denis Tyrin / Associated PressLink
Spanish dancers make a statement against bullfighting.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martijn Beekman / EPALink
Pope Francis greets the faithful in St. Peter's Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALESSANDRO DI MEO / EPALink
Guo Bin, 6, known as Bin-Bin, who was blinded when his eyes were gouged out after he went missing while playing outside, is held by his mother.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Serena Williams plays in the U.S. Open.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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