A girl holds a paper lantern to float on the River Motoyasu at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in western Japan as the country on Wednesday marked the 69th anniversary of the city's devastation by atomic bomb during World War II.
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An Indian student takes part in a Hiroshima Day peace rally in Mumbai, where students and social activists gathered to mark the 69th anniversary of the world's first nuclear bombing.
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On Tuesday, the 52nd anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's death, a Marilyn lookalike, Kassandra Carroll, brings a bouquet of red roses to the actress' grave site at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial in Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
Adam Scott of Australia shoots a practice round on Wednesday before the start of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky.
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A clash erupts Tuesday during food distribution in Calais, France. Police reinforcements were called to break up fights in the port city between hundreds of African migrants seeking to cross the Channel to England. Fifty-one people were hurt in the fights between groups of mainly Eritrean and Sudanese migrants.
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At Miniworld in Lichtenstein, Germany, on Wednesday, visitors pass a copy of the U.S. Capitol. The landscape park presents about 100 original and true-to detail buildings at a 1:25 scale.
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The crowd raises its hands as Pope Francis holds an open-air meeting with altar servers in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican on Tuesday.
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"Catch," a light show by French artist Daniel Buren, paints itself onto visitors to the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England, on Wednesday.
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In Perth, Australia, dozens of people tilted a train to free a commuter whose leg was trapped between a carriage and the platform, with authorities praising their efforts as an example of "people power." This frame grab from a video was released Wednesday by the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia.
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French fans cheer before the 2014 Women's Rugby Union World Cup match on Tuesday between France and South Africa in Marcoussis, France.
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A man juggles fire sticks on Saturday during the Ozora Festival, described by organizers as a psychedelic tribal gathering, near the Hungarian village of Ozora, south of Budapest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BALAZS MOHAI / EPALink
Children inspect the heavily damaged Sobhi Abu Karsh school in Gaza City's al-Shejaea neighborhood on Tuesday as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire went into effect in the Gaza Strip after a month of fighting between Hamas and Israeli forces.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A garment worker is taken to the hospital on Wednesday after becoming sick on the 10th day of a hunger strike in Dhaka, Bangladesh. More than 1,500 workers have been on a hunger strike demanding three months of unpaid wages and holiday allowances.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR ABDULLAH / EPALink
A woman and child watch a helicopter coming in to land on Wednesday near rows of tents housing earthquake survivors at Longtoushan, in China's southwest Yunnan province. At least 589 people have died in the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that hit on Sunday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: GREG BAKER / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A member of the minority Sikh community shouts during a protest on Wednesday against the killing of a Sikh trader in Peshawar, Pakistan. Unidentified armed men opened fire at three shops in a market in Hastnagri, killing a Sikh trader and injuring two others.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARSHAD ARBAB / EPALink
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