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  1. 1. pps: chieuquetoi,, bachkienJune 2, 2013 1Click to continue
  2. 2. Residents walk on sand dunes in the Libyan desert oasis townof Ghadames April 19, 2013. Ghadames, a small town ofaround 11,000 people that lies on Libyas western borderwith Algeria, was a key destination for tourists who came toLibya before its Arab Spring uprising. But since the 2011 warthat ousted Muammar Gaddafi, the flow of foreign holidaymakers has ground to halt, as precarious security still taintsLibyas image abroad. REUTERS/Ismail ZitounyJune 2, 2013 2April 192013Click to continue
  3. 3. Hu Barney (C), smokes a joint during 420Fest at the LuxeNightclub in Seattle, Washington April 20, 2013. InNovember 2012, voters approved legalizing therecreational use of marijuana in the state of Washingtonfor adults over 21. REUTERS/Nick AdamsJune 2, 2013 3April 202013Click to continue
  4. 4. Candidates from law enforcement agenciesacross Utah take part in Salt Lake City PoliceDepartments SWAT School training exercise onan obstacle course in Draper, Utah, April 21,2013. REUTERS/Jim UrquhartJune 2, 2013 4April 212013Click to continue
  5. 5. Police try to detain supporters of Aam Aadmi Party during a protestoutside the residence of Indias Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inNew Delhi April 21, 2013. Angry crowds demonstrated in the capitalafter a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped, tortured and kept incaptivity for 40 hours, reviving memories of last Decembers brutalassault on a woman that shook the country. REUTERS/Adnan AbidiJune 2, 2013 5April 212013Click to continue
  6. 6. Schoolgirls who fell ill after smelling gas at their school, receive treatment ata hospital in Takhar province, Afghanistan, April 21, 2013. As many as 74schoolgirls fell sick after smelling gas at their school Bibi Maryam in Takharprovinces capital Taluqan, and were being examined for possible poisoning,local officials said on Sunday. While instances of poisoning are sometimeslater found to be false alarms, there have been numerous substantiated casesof mass poisonings of schoolgirls by elements of Afghanistans ultra-conservative society that are opposed to female education. REUTERS/StringerJune 2, 2013 6April 212013
  7. 7. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and hisIsraeli counterpart Moshe Yaalon speakduring a helicopter tour of the Golan HeightsApril 22, 2013. . REUTERS/Jim Watson/PoolJune 2, 2013 7April 222013Click to continue
  8. 8. Sulfur and mineral salt formations are seen near Dallol in the Danakil Depression,northern Ethiopia April 22, 2013. The Danakil Depression in Ethiopia is one of the hottestand harshest environments on earth, with an average annual temperature of 94 degreesFahrenheit (34.4 Celsius). For centuries, merchants have travelled there with caravans ofcamels to collect salt from the surface of the vast desert basin. The mineral is extractedand shaped into slabs, then loaded onto the animals before being transported backacross the desert so that it can be sold around the country. REUTERS/Siegfried ModolaJune 2, 2013 8April 222013Click to continue
  9. 9. A crucifix is seen in the deserted Ukrainian town ofPripyat April 23, 2013. REUTERS/Gleb GaranichJune 2, 2013 9April 232013Click to continue
  10. 10. People rescue a garment worker who was trappedunder the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plazabuilding in Savar, 30 km (19 miles) outside DhakaApril 24, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew BirajJune 2, 2013 10April 242013
  11. 11. A rescue worker tries to find the remains ofthe garment workers, who died inside therubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building,in Savar, 30 km (19 miles) outside DhakaApril 25, 2013. REUTERS/StringerJune 2, 2013 11April 252013Click to continue
  12. 12. A woman makes a sandwich in a cell at the Los Angeles CountyWomens jail in Lynwood, California April 26, 2013. The Second ChanceWomens Re-entry Court is one of the first in the U.S. to focus onwomen, and offers a cost-saving alternative to prison for women whoplead guilty to non-violent crimes and volunteer for treatment. Of the297 women who have been through the court since 2007, 100 havegraduated, and only 35 have been returned to state prison.REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonJune 2, 2013 12April 262013
  13. 13. A full moon rises over the skyline of New York next to One WorldTrade Center in Lower Manhattan, as seen from the Eagle RockReservation in West Orange, New Jersey, April 26, 2013.REUTERS/Gary HershornJune 2, 2013 13April 262013
  14. 14. An ethnic Uighur man Abulajon drives his self-mademotorcycle during a test in Manas county, XinjiangUighur autonomous region, April 27, 2013.Abulajon, a 30-year-old Uighur worker from asewage treatment plant, spent a year making his 0.3tonnes motorcycle measuring 4.3 meters (14 feet) inlength and 2.4 meters (7.8 feet) in height, althoughit makes it impossible for him to drive it on thestreet. It cost him about 8000 yuan ($1300) to buyall the parts from salvage stations and theconverted engine can power the motorcycle with aspeed of 40 km per hour (24.8 miles per hour), localmedia reported. REUTERS/China DailyJune 2, 2013 14April 272013
  15. 15. Roma Hattu, a Rohingya Muslim woman who is nine monthspregnant and is displaced by violence, grimaces whileexperiencing labor pains on the bare floor of a former rubberfactory now serving as her familys shelter near Sittwe April 28,2013. Myanmar authorities have begun segregating minorityMuslims from the Buddhist majority in troubled areas of acountry in transition. REUTERS/Damir SagoljJune 2, 2013 15April 282013
  16. 16. Su-30 fighters of Vietnam Air Forceflying over Song Tu Tay-April 28.2013June 2, 2013 16April 282013
  17. 17. A flag marking the empty plot of a beach home is seen inthe Breezy Point section of the borough of Queens, sixmonths after the landfall of Superstorm Sandy, in NewYork, April 29, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon StapletonJune 2, 2013 17April 292013
  18. 18. Hla Hla May, a Rohingya Muslim womandisplaced by violence, holds her one year olddaughter Roshan at a former rubber factory thatnow serves as their shelter, near Sittwe April 29,2013. REUTERS/Damir SagoljJune 2, 2013 18April 292013
  19. 19. A man pierces the cheeks of a Hindu devotee whilepouring milk in her mouth during an annual religiousprocession called Shitla Mata in the western Indian city ofAhmedabad April 29, 2013. Hindu devotees subjectthemselves to painful rituals during the religiousprocession to demonstrate their faith and as a penance tothe deity at a temple dedicated to the goddess Shitla.REUTERS/Amit DaveJune 2, 2013 19April 292013
  20. 20. U.S. WWII veterans and liberators stand to be recognizedduring a ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary ofthe U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington April 29, 2013.World War II veterans and holocaust survivors attended thetwo-day national tribute. REUTERS/Gary CameronJune 2, 2013 20April 292013
  21. 21. People wait for news of their missing relatives, thegarment workers, who are missing after the collapseof Rana Plaza building in Savar, 30 km (19 miles)outside Dhaka April 30, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew BirajJune 2, 2013 21April 302013
  22. 22. Dancers warm up before an open audition to join the worldfamous Rockettes at New York Citys Radio City Music hallApril 30, 2013. Hundreds of aspiring dancers try out eachyear for a spot with the dance company to star in the RadioCity Christmas Spectacular. REUTERS/Mike SegarJune 2, 2013 22April 302013
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  24. 24. A demonstrator attempts to break a window of a pharmacyon Capitol Hill during May Day demonstrations in Seattle,Washington May 1, 2013. Protesters clashed with police inSeattle on Wednesday as a May Day rally that beganpeacefully turned violent after dark, with demonstratorshurling objects at officers who responded by firing flash-bang grenades and pepper spray. REUTERS/Matt MillsMcKnightJune 2, 2013 24May 12013
  25. 25. A worker wearing protective glasses welds steel products at a heavyequipment manufacturing factory in Luoyang, Henan province May 1,2013. Chinas factory-sector growth eased in April as new exportorders fell for the first time this year, a private survey showed onThursday. REUTERS/China DailyJune 2, 2013 25May 12013
  26. 26. Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (C)smiles as Henry Kissinger, also a former Secretary ofState, presents her with a Distinguished LeadershipAward from the Atlantic Council in Washington May1, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstJune 2, 2013 26May 12013
  27. 27. An ironworker uses a line to steady the final piece of a spire,affixed with a U.S. flag, before it is lifted to the top of OneWorld Trade Center in New York, May 2, 2013. The piece willbe attached at a later date. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonJune 2, 2013 27May 22013
  28. 28. Amazon Indians from the Xingu, Tapajos and Teles Pires river basinsinvade the main construction site of the Belo Monte hydroelectric damsite in protest against the dams construction, in Vitoria do Xingu, nearAltamira in Para State, May 2, 2013. The Indians from the Munduruku,Juruna, Kayapo, Xipaya, Kuruaya, Asurini, Parakana, and Arara tribes aretrying to force the paralyzation of the dam, projected to become theworlds third largest in energy production, that they oppose for itsimpact on the environment and their livelihoods. The protesters said inan open letter that they want a dialogue with the government.REUTERS/Lunae ParrachoJune 2, 2013 28May 22013
  29. 29. Rebel fighter William Plotnikov (R) is seen in this undated handout photo released by Dagestani branch of the Russian Federal Security Service to Reuters May 2,2013. A mess of rubble, ash and charred vehicles is all thats left at the desolate farmhouse where a Canadian Muslim convert died fighting his last battlealongside Islamist insurgents in the Russian region of Dagestan. At the time, few people beyond local villagers noticed William Plotnikovs death in a region whereskirmishes occur daily. But almost a year on, Plotnikov has emerged into the limelight following the Boston Marathon bombings. REUTERS/Dagestani branch ofthe Russian Federal Security Service/NewsTeam/Handout via ReutersJune 2, 2013 29May 22013
  30. 30. A woman lights a fire in front of the graves of herrelatives at a cemetery in the village of Copaciu, 42km (26 miles) southwest of Bucharest, early morningMay 2, 2013. Orthodox women went to church andcemeteries in the early morning on MaundyThursday to light candles, burn incense and mourntheir dead relatives as part of a southern Romaniatradition. Maundy Thursday, or Holy Thursday, is theday Christians commemorate the Last Supper ofJesus Christ. Romanias Orthodox majority celebratesEaster on May 5. REUTERS/Bogdan CristelJune 2, 2013 30May 22013
  31. 31. A resident pulls a hose line to attempt to stop flames fromspreading down the hillside as The Springs Fire pushestowards the coast near Camarillo, California May 2, 2013. Thewind-driven wildfire raging along the California coast north ofLos Angeles prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homesand a university campus on Thursday as flames engulfedseveral farm buildings and recreational vehicles nearthreatened neighborhoods. REUTERS/Gene BlevinsJune 2, 2013 31May 22013
  32. 32. Ethiopian Orthodox men eat in front of the Yemrehana Krestoschurch as they break their fast ahead of the Ethiopian OrthodoxEaster celebrations, some 40 km (25 miles) north of Lalibela May2, 2013. The Yemrehana Krestos is a 11th century monasterybuilt under a natural cave and a separate building situated infront of the main church building, which is believed to be thepalace of King Yimrehane Kristos. REUTERS/Goran TomasevicJune 2, 2013 32May 22013
  33. 33. Relatives mourn as they look for a garmentworker, who is missing after the collapse of theRana Plaza building in Savar, outside DhakaMay 2, 2013. The mayor of the Bangladeshmunicipality where a factory building collapsedkilling more than 400 people was suspendedfrom office on Thursday, a governmentminister said, as rescuers pressed on with thetask of recovering bodies from the wreckage.REUTERS/Khurshed RinkuJune 2, 2013 33May 22013
  34. 34. Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech duringthe Grand Gala Concert at Mariinsky Theatre in St.Petersburg, May 2, 2013. REUTERS/Anatoly Maltsev/PoolJune 2, 2013 34May 22013
  35. 35. Ram Pratap Verma, a 32-year-old aspiring Bollywood film actor,watches a film at a cinema in Mumbai May 2, 2013. Bollywood is anaddiction for many; an addiction that attracts thousands of aspiringstars to the city of Mumbai. Ram Pratap Verma made the journeyfrom his small village eight years ago, and despite carrying his whole"home" inside his bag, he is determined not to give up on hisambitions. He endeavours to watch at least one film a week at acinema, where the silver screen keeps his dreams alive.REUTERS/Danish SiddiquiJune 2, 2013 35May 22013
  36. 36. Police stand guard outside the residence of the Chief of Indiasruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi during a protest in NewDelhi May 2, 2013. Hundreds of Sikh protesters on Thursdayheld a demonstration outside the residence of Sonia Gandhiagainst the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984anti-Sikh riots case, protesters said. More than 2,500 peopledied in a wave of attacks on Sikhs in 1984 after the then PrimeMinister Indira Gandhi was shot dead by her Sikh bodyguards.REUTERS/Mansi ThapliyalJune 2, 2013 36May 22013
  37. 37. Photo taken at a slow rate of seagulls in the skyabove the city of Rome Italy-May 3, 2013June 2, 2013 37May 32013
  38. 38. Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky ties himselfinside a barbed-wire fence, in front of SaintPetersburg city parliament-May 3.2013June 2, 2013 38May 32013
  39. 39. Mohammad, 11, a Syrianrefugee boy who wasinjured during the conflict inSyria, sits in his wheelchairat a post-traumatic carecentre directed by Union ofSyrian Medical ReliefOrganizations (UOSSM) inHatay province May 3, 2013.Turkey is now shelteringmore than 300,000 Syrianswho have fled the fightingin their homeland, most ofthem in camps along the900-km (560-mile) frontier.REUTERS/Osman OrsalJune 2, 2013 39May 32013
  40. 40. A lifeguard tower stands on the beach atPoint Mugu State Park as the Springs Fireburns on the nearby hillside May 3, 2013.REUTERS/Jonathan AlcornJune 2, 2013 40May 32013
  41. 41. Orthodox Christian worshippers hold crosses as they take part inthe Eastern and Orthodox Churchs Good Friday processionalong the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalems Old City May 3, 2013.Thousands of worshipers retraced the route Jesus took alongthe Via Dolorosa to his crucifixion in the Church of the HolySepulchre. REUTERS/Ammar AwadJune 2, 2013 41May 32013
  42. 42. An Orthodox Christian walks betweenthe famous monolithic rock-cutchurches during a Good Fridaycelebration in Lalibela, Ethiopia, May 3,2013. REUTERS/Goran TomasevicJune 2, 2013 42May 32013
  43. 43. Members of Malaysias opposition party, Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS),perform a special prayer during a campaign for the upcoming generalelections inside a stadium at Kota Bahru early May 3, 2013. Malaysia willhold general elections on May 5 in what could be the toughest test of theruling coalition’s 56-year grip on power in Southeast Asia’s third-largest economy. REUTERS/Samsul SaidJune 2, 2013 43May 32013
  44. 44. The sun is about to come up over the South Pacific Ocean in this colorful scenephotographed by one of the Expedition 35 crew members aboard the Earth-orbiting International Space Station between 4 and 5 a.m. local time on May 5,2013 and released on May 9, 2013. The space station was at a point above Earthlocated at 27.4 degrees south latitude and 110.1 degrees west longitude, a fewhundred miles east of Easter Island. NASA/Handout via ReutersJune 2, 2013 44May 52013
  45. 45. Men play pool by the roadside, as the election campaign postersfeaturing the image of Nawaz Sharif (on right of poster), leader ofpolitical party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, are seen aroundthe pool table, May 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mani RanaJune 2, 2013 45May 62013
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  47. 47. June 2, 2013 47INDIA
  48. 48. June 2, 2013 48GERMANY
  49. 49. June 2, 2013 49CHINA
  50. 50. Labourers work at the demolition site of abandonedbuildings, which were to be part of an amusement parkcalled "Wonderland", on the outskirts of Beijing May 6,2013. According to local media, the demolition of theamusement park will make way for a shopping centreonce authorities approve its construction. Wonderlandsconstruction, which was promoted by developers as thelargest amusement park in Asia, stopped around 1998after funds were withdrawn due to disagreements overproperty prices with the local government andfarmers. REUTERS/StringerJune 2, 2013 50May 62013
  51. 51. Madonna arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of ArtCostume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of"PUNK: Chaos to Couture" in New York, May 6, 2013.REUTERS/Carlo AllegriJune 2, 2013 51May 62013
  52. 52. Israeli soldiers from the Golani Brigade take partin a drill simulating urban warfare, close to theceasefire line between Israel and Syria, in theIsraeli-occupied Golan Heights May 6, 2013.REUTERS/Baz RatnerJune 2, 2013 52May 62013
  53. 53. Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama adjustshis University of Maryland visor while attendingthe Anwar Sadat Lejcture for Peace at theUniversity of Maryland in College Park, MarylandMay 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary CameronJune 2, 2013 53May 72013
  54. 54. An Israeli soldier carries another soldier as they walk with their comradesduring training close to the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria on theIsraeli occupied Golan Heights May 7, 2013. Israel played down weekendair strikes close to Damascus reported to have killed dozens of Syriansoldiers, saying they were not aimed at influencing its neighbours civil warbut only at stopping Iranian missiles reaching Lebanese Hezbollahmilitants. REUTERS/Baz RatnerJune 2, 2013 54May 72013
  55. 55. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry poses in front of St. Basilscathedral during a walk at the Red Square in Moscow, May 7,2013. Kerry is scheduled to see Russian President VladimirPutin on Tuesday to discuss a wide range of issues including theIranian and North Korean nuclear programs, Afghanistan andU.S.-Russian trade. REUTERS/Mladen Antonov/PoolJune 2, 2013 55May 72013
  56. 56. Rescue workers of a coal mining company take part in anemergency rescue drill in Huaibei, Anhui province May 7, 2013.The company organized a week-long training course for about280 rescue workers to improve their skills in using rescueequipment and providing first aid to the victims in miningaccidents. REUTERS/China DailyJune 2, 2013 56May 72013
  57. 57. Former Marine Jack Wright (L), 88, sits at the weddingreception after marrying his girlfriend of 30 years,Shirlene King, 57, in the oncology radiation departmentof the Veterans Administration hospital in Los AngelesMay 7, 2013. Wright is one of 11 remaining U.S.survivors of the Battle for Guadalcanal in World War II.He decided to marry King in the oncology radiationdepartment after undergoing chemotherapy radiationfor his head and neck cancer there. REUTERS/LucyNicholsonJune 2, 2013 57May 72013
  58. 58. Firefighters try to extinguish a fire caused by the explosionof a gas tanker truck in San Pedro Xalostoc, on theoutskirts of Mexico City May 7, 2013. A gas tanker truckexploded on a highway north of Mexico City early onTuesday, killing at least 20 people and injuring dozensothers as a fireball tore through cars andhomes. REUTERS/StringerJune 2, 2013 58May 72013
  59. 59. Helicopters fire during a parade of Kazakhstans armed forceson Fatherland Defenders Day at Otar military range, some150km (93 miles) west of Almaty May 7,2013.REUTERS/Shamil ZhumatovJune 2, 2013 59May 72013
  60. 60. A missing person poster for Amanda Berry, one of the threewoman found alive after vanishing for about a decade in theirown neighborhood, is pictured on a tree in front of the home ofBerrys sister Beth, which is adorned with balloons and awelcome home banner for Amanda, in Cleveland, Ohio May 7,2013. The three Cleveland women were freed from a house (notpictured) that authorities tried to visit several years ago, policesaid on Tuesday. Three brothers, one of them a school bus driverwho owns the house in Cleveland, Ohio where the women and achild were found on Monday, are under arrest, policesaid. REUTERS/John GressJune 2, 2013 60May 72013
  61. 61. Youths dressed in Red Army uniforms participate in a streetperformance ahead of Victory Day in the Russian Siberian city ofKrasnoyarsk, May 7, 2013. Russia marks its victory over Nazi Germany inWorld War Two every year on May 9. REUTERS/Ylia NaymushinJune 2, 2013 61May 72013
  62. 62. Amir Ismagulov, the father of Azamat Tazhayakov, visits the makeshift memorial for thevictims of the Boston Marathon bombings in Boston, Massachusetts May 7, 2013. AzamatTazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev, both from Kazakhstan, were charged by U.S. authorities onMay 1 with interfering with the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing, saying theyhid fireworks and a backpack belonging to one of the suspected bombers as a manhunt forTamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was under way. REUTERS/Brian SnyderJune 2, 2013 62May 72013
  63. 63. A statue of Chinas late Chairman Mao Zedongis seen in front of buildings during a hazy day inShenyang, Liaoning province, May 7,2013. REUTERS/StringerJune 2, 2013 63May 72013
  64. 64. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (2nd R)speaks during a visit to a construction site ofthe North Korean army, in this picturereleased by North Koreas KCNA newsagency May 7, 2013. REUTERS/KCNAJune 2, 2013 64May 72013
  65. 65. Combination photo created from May 7, 2013 booking photos provided by the Cleveland Police Departmentshow brothers Ariel (L-R), Onil and Pedro Castro. The brothers were arrested in connection with the abductionof three Cleveland women found alive after vanishing in their own neighborhood for about a decade.Cleveland Police Dept/Handout via ReutersJune 2, 2013 65May 72013
  66. 66. A farmer harvests wheat at the fields in Bhaktapur, near thecapital Kathmandu May 7, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh ChitrakarJune 2, 2013 66May 72013
  67. 67. June 2, 2013 67May 72013Nepal
  68. 68. Josefa da Silva, 76, who hopes that her home will bevisited by Pope Francis during his upcoming trip, ispictured inside her home at the Manguinhos slum in Riode Janeiro May 7, 2013. Pope Francis will visit the poorin a favela and meet young prisoners when he travels toBrazil on his first international trip as pontiff in July, theVatican said on Tuesday. Francis, who has said he wantsto make concern for the poor a hallmark of his papacy,will visit the Manguinhos slum in Rio de Janeiro on thefourth day of his July 22-29 trip to the worlds largestCatholic country. REUTERS/Ricardo MoraesJune 2, 2013 68May 72013
  69. 69. A man walks on the debris of a damaged building demolished bydiggers, at the site of the May 11 blast, in the town of Reyhanli atHatay province, near the Turkish-Syrian border May 15, 2013.REUTERS-Umit BektasJune 2, 2013 69May 112013
  70. 70. Harley Davidson riders attend at the annual Harley DavidsonNational Rally in Qian Dao Lake, in Zhejiang Province, May 11, 2013.REUTERS/Carlos BarriaJune 2, 2013 70May 112013
  71. 71. A polling station inPeshawar May 11, 2013.May 112013
  72. 72. A man checks an apartment on a damaged building at the site of a blast in thetown of Reyhanli in Hatay province, near the Turkish-Syrian border, May 13,2013. Syrias information minister has blamed Turkeys government for deadlycar bombings near the Syrian border and branded Prime Minister TayyipErdogan a "murderer", state-run Russian TV company RT reported on Monday.It said he repeated a denial of Syrian involvement in car bombings that killed 46people on Saturday in the Turkish border town of Reyhanli. Turkey has accuseda group with links to Syrian intelligence of carrying out theattacks. REUTERS/Umit BektasJune 2, 2013 72May 132013
  73. 73. A dead tree stands in front of shallow water and a dried-up area of LakeGeorge, north of the Australian capital city of Canberra, May 13, 2013.REUTERS/David GrayJune 2, 2013 73May 132013
  74. 74. The train Arica-La Paz, connecting Chile withBolivia, is running in Arica, from Santiago, about2,000 kilometers north, on May 13, 2013.June 2, 2013 74May 132013
  75. 75. The Dutch police, aided by Chelsea fans, save a drunkChelsea fan out of a canal in central Amsterdam May14, 2013. REUTERS/Cris Toala OlivaresJune 2, 2013 75May 142013
  76. 76. Men smash a Maserati with hammers outside the QingdaoInternational Automobile Exhibition in Qingdao, Shandong provinceMay 14, 2013. One of the men smashing the Maserati said the carowner had asked them to destroy the car, which costs around2,600,000 yuan ($423,280), in protest against bad after sales serviceprovided by a dealership store. The store had charged the owner theprice of a new part despite repairing the Maserati with an old part,according to Xinhua News Agency. REUTERS/StringerJune 2, 2013 76May 142013
  77. 77. A plainclothes policeman catches a woman during a police crackdown onprostitution in Quanzhou, Fujian province, October 29, 2011. China shouldremove criminal and administrative penalties against sex workers which oftenlead to serious police abuses, Human Rights Watch said in a report releasedon May 14, 2013. The abuses include torture, beatings, physical assaults, finesand arbitrary detentions of up to two years, as well as a failure to investigatecrimes against sex workers by clients, bosses and state agents, according tothe report. Prostitution is not permitted under Chinese law, although theindustry has boomed since the country launched economic reforms in1978. REUTERS/StringerJune 2, 2013 77May 142013
  78. 78. A police officer stands while holding handcuffs during a police crackdown actionon prostitution in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, September 12, 2012 . Chinashould remove criminal and administrative penalties against sex workers whichoften lead to serious police abuses, Human Rights Watch says in a new report.The abuses include torture, beatings, physical assaults, fines and arbitrarydetentions of up to two years, as well as a failure to investigate crimes againstsex workers by clients, bosses and state agents, according to the report.REUTERS/StringerJune 2, 2013 78May 142013
  79. 79. An X-47B pilot-less drone combat aircraft performs a fly-by afterbeing launched for the first time off an aircraft carrier, the USSGeorge H. W. Bush, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Virginia,May 14, 2013. The U.S. Navy made aviation history on Tuesday bycatapulting an unmanned jet off an aircraft carrier for the first time,testing a long-range, stealthy, bat-winged plane that represents ajump forward in drone technology. REUTERS/Jason ReedJune 2, 2013 79May 142013
  80. 80. Soyuz TMA-07m landing in a remote area near thetown Zhezkargan, Kazakhstan-May 14.2013June 2, 2013 80May 142013
  81. 81. The town of Reyhanli in Hatay province nearthe Turkish-Syrian border May 14, 2013.June 2, 2013 81May 142013
  82. 82. A deflated Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist FlorentijnHofman floats on Hong Kongs Victoria Harbour, with the islandskyline looming at the background, May 14, 2013. The 16.5-meter-high inflatable sculpture, which made its first publicappearance in the territory on May 2, will be shown at the OceanTerminal for a month. The Rubber Duck was deflated after someof its parts broke. REUTERS/Tyrone SiuJune 2, 2013 82May 142013
  83. 83. Tropical Storm Mahasen spin in thenorthern Indian Ocean, May 15, 2013June 2, 2013 83May 152013
  84. 84. A giant shoe is pictured outside a life-sizeBarbie Dreamhouse of Mattels Barbiedolls in Berlin, May 15, 2013June 2, 2013 84May 152013
  85. 85. German Chancellor and head of the Christian DemocraticUnion (CDU) Angela Merkel drinks a beer after her speech in abeer tent in Munich May 15, 2013.REUTERS/Michaela RehleJune 2, 2013 85May 152013
  86. 86. Chinese inventor Tao Xiangli welds acomponent of his self-made robot (back) atthe yard of his house in Beijing, May 15,2013. Tao, 37, spent about 150,000 yuan(USD 24,407 ) and more than 11 months tobuild the robot out of recycled scrap metalsand electric wires that he bought from asecond-hand market. The robot is 2.1-metre-tall and around 480 kilograms (529lbs) in weight, local mediareported. REUTERS/Suzie WongJune 2, 2013 86May 152013
  87. 87. President Barack Obama checks to see if he still needs the umbrella held bya U.S. Marine to protect him from the rain during a joint news conferencewith Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Rose Garden ofthe White House in Washington, May 16, 2013. REUTERS/Jason ReedJune 2, 2013 87May 162013
  88. 88. Activists from womens rights group Femen burn a barbiedoll on a cross as they protest outside a "BarbieDreamhouse" of Mattels Barbie dolls in Berlin, May 16,2013.REUTERS/Pawel KopczynskiJune 2, 2013 88May 162013
  89. 89. An Afghan man walks with two school children at the site of a suicideattack in Kabul May 16, 2013. A suicide bomber in a car targeted twovehicles carrying foreign forces in the Afghan capital Kabul onThursday, police said, but it was not immediately clear if there werecasualties. REUTERS/Mohammad IsmailJune 2, 2013 89May 162013
  90. 90. An Israeli policeman scuffles with an ultra-Orthodox Jewish manduring a demonstration against plans to enlist men from theircommunity into the military, near the recruitment offices inJerusalem May 16, 2013. Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jewsprotested in Jerusalem on Thursday against plans to enlist menfrom their community into the military, a proposal supported bythe secular majority pushing for a more equal share of theburden on Israeli society. REUTERS/Ronen ZvulunJune 2, 2013 90May 162013
  91. 91. Rescue workers comb through debris May 16 after tornadosswept through the town of Granbury, Texas late May 15, 2013. Atleast six people were killed and about 100 injured on Wednesdayas three tornadoes ripped through a stretch of Texas near theDallas-Fort Worth area, destroying a number of homes, authoritiessaid. REUTERS/Richard RodriguezJune 2, 2013 91May 162013
  92. 92. Indian boy bathing in Dara, outside the citySrinagar.-May 16.2013June 2, 2013 92May 162013
  93. 93. A woman and her children evacuate to a safe placebefore Cyclone Mahasen land at a Rohingya internallydisplaced persons (IDP) camp outside of Sittwe,Myanmar, May 16, 2013. REUTERS/Soe Zeya TunJune 2, 2013 93May 162013
  94. 94. An Iraqi soldier steps over wreckage of a car bomb at thesite of a car bomb attack in Baghdads Sadr City May 16,2013. Two car bombs exploded in busy markets in SadrCity, north-eastern Baghdad and killed at least 11 peopleand wounded another 18, police and medical officialssaid. REUTERS/Mohammed AmeenJune 2, 2013 94May 162013
  95. 95. Afghan policemen stand guard at the site of a suicide attack inKabul May 16, 2013. A suicide bomber in a car targeted twovehicles carrying foreign forces in the Afghan capital Kabul onThursday, police said, but it was not immediately clear if therewere casualties. REUTERS/Mohammad IsmailJune 2, 2013 95May 162013
  96. 96. Soldiers demonstrate unarmed combattechniques during a military graduation paradefor trainees from the Libyan Army "Thunderbolt"Special Forces unit, in Benghazi May 16, 2013.The trainees form the first batch of graduateswhich enlisted after the 2011 Libyanrevolution. REUTERS/Esam Al-FetoriJune 2, 2013 96May 162013
  97. 97. A man rests on a bench at Rossio square indowntown Lisbon May 16, 2013. REUTERS/RafaelMarchanteJune 2, 2013 97May 162013
  98. 98. A diver (L) rescues a man who was trapped in a flooded semi-underground store for 8 hours, after heavy downpours hitXiamen, Fujian province May 16, 2013.REUTERS/China DailyJune 2, 2013 98May 162013
  99. 99. Director Sofia Coppola (R) and actresses Claire Julien(L), Taissa Farmiga (2ndL), Katie Chang (3rdL), EmmaWatson (2ndR) and actor Israel Broussard, castmembers of the film The Bling Ring, arrive for thescreening of the film Jeune & Jolie (Young & Beautiful)in competition during the 66th Cannes Film Festival inCannes May 16, 2013. REUTERS/Regis DuvignauJune 2, 2013 99May 162013
  100. 100. Waves crash into people sitting by the shore of the Bay of Bengal before cycloneMahasen approaches in Chittagong May 16, 2013. Mahasen started crossingBangladeshs low-lying coast on Thursday, bearing down on the ports of Chittagongand Coxs Bazar, as tens of thousands of people huddled in shelters from a stormwhich the United Nations says threatens 4.1 million people. REUTERS/Andrew BirajJune 2, 2013 100May 162013
  101. 101. A soldier searches a site of the accident in a shoe factoryin the Kong Pisei district of Kampong Speu province, 50km (30 miles) west of the capital, Phnom Penh May 16,2013. Three people were killed when the ceiling of awarehouse fell in at a shoe factory in Cambodia, agovernment minister said on Thursday, adding toconcerns about safety standards at Asian factoriesproducing cheap clothing. REUTERS/Samrang PringJune 2, 2013 101May 162013
  102. 102. M23 rebel recruits stand at attention during a training sessionat the Rumangabo military camp in eastern DemocraticRepublic of Congo, May 16, 2013. REUTERS/James AkenaJune 2, 2013 102May 162013
  103. 103. Palestinians Sadi al-Masri (R), 27, Moutasem Abu Karsh he washit in an Israeli air strike in 2009. The swimming trainingsessions are organized by the Merciful Hands Society forwounded Palestinians in an attempt to help rid them of traumaand frustration. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem(C), 16, and AsadRedwan (L), 31, rest after taking part in a swimming lessoninside al-Sadaka Club in Gaza City May 16, 2013. Al-Masris legwas amputated after clashes between Palestinians and Israelisoldiers during the first Intifada in 1987, while Abu Karsh losthis leg in an explosion, and Redwan said his leg was amputatedafterMay 162013
  104. 104. A man carries toilet paper at a supermarket in Caracas May 17, 2013. Suppliesof food and other basic products have been patchy in recent months, with longlines forming at supermarkets and rushes occurring when there is news of anew stock arrival. The situation has spawned jokes among Venezuelans,particularly over the lack of toilet paper. The government announced this weekit was importing 50 million rolls to compensate for "over-demand due tonervous buying." REUTERS/Jorge SilvaJune 2, 2013 104May 172013
  105. 105. Actress Eva Longoria poses on the redcarpet as she arrives for the screeningof the film Le Passe (The Past) incompetition during the 66th CannesFilm Festival in Cannes May 17,2013. REUTERS/Jean-Paul PelissierJune 2, 2013 105May 172013
  106. 106. The area of Heror, near Metina mountain on theTurkish-Iraqi border, a Reuters witness said.June 2, 2013 106
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  108. 108. A workers stands in front of an 18-meter (59 ft)high and 1.6 km (1 mile) long tsunami defencewall at Chubu Electric Power Co.s HamaokaNuclear Power Station in Omaezaki, ShizuokaPrefecture May 17, 2013.REUTERS/Toru HanaiMay 172013
  109. 109. Chubu Electric Power Co.sHamaoka Nuclear PowerStation is seen through awindow in Omaezaki, ShizuokaPrefecture May 17, 2013.Chubu Electric is spending atleast $1.5 billion on safetyupgrades at its Hamaokanuclear plant to reduce the riskof a repetition of the disasterthat hit Tokyo ElectricsFukushima station, when anearthquake and tsunamicaused three reactormeltdowns. Picture taken May17, 2013. REUTERS/Toru HanaiMay 172013
  110. 110. Bineta Ndiaye, 22, looks at herself in the mirror as herfriend Coumba Faye, 19, fixes her hair in Fayes house inthe village of Ndande, Senegal, May 19, 2013. Every year,inhabitants of the village take part in a Sufi Muslimceremony called Gamou-Ndande. The ceremonycombines nights of praying and chanting as well astraditionally animist ceremonies.REUTERS/Joe PenneyMay 192013
  111. 111. People riding on motorcycles are seenthrough a hole of a damaged building inDeir al-Zor May 19, 2013. REUTERS/ KhalilAshawiMay 192013
  112. 112. A Free Syrian Army fighter fires back at Syrian Armys positionduring what activists say was clashes between the Free SyrianArmy and forces loyal to Syrias President Bashar Al-Assad, inDeir al-Zor May 19, 2013. Picture taken May 19,2013. REUTERS/ Khalil AshawiMay 192013
  113. 113. People sit in a U.S.-made car used as a privatecollective taxi parked near the sea on the outskirts ofHavana May 19, 2013. Collective taxis, also known as"almendron" (big nutshell), have established routesaround or near Havana, picking up and dropping offpassengers along the way. The price of a journey inthese taxis ranges from $0.50 for a ride within the cityto $1 for a 30km (18.7 mile) ride to the outskirts ofHavana. REUTERS/Desmond BoylanMay 192013
  114. 114. A man ascends by bungee cords from a large former wellduring a traditional ceremony in the village of Ndande,historian Baye Niass, the well dates back tSenegal, May 19,2013. The well, called Kalom, was the site of historic battles inSenegalese history. According to local o the 16th century.Today there is no water in the former well and it is used forceremonial purposes. REUTERS/Joe PenneyMay 192013
  115. 115. A huge tornado approaches the town of Moore, Oklahoma,near Oklahoma City, May 20, 2013. A massive tornado torethrough the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday,killing at least 51 people as winds of up to 200 miles per hour(320 kph) flattened entire tracts of homes, two schools and ahospital, leaving a wake of tangledwreckage.REUTERS/Richard RoweMay 202013
  116. 116. A damaged car is seen as a resident stands on top ofwreckage after a tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma,May 20, 2013. A huge tornado with winds of up to 200miles per hour (320 kph) devastated the OklahomaCity suburb of Moore on Monday, ripping up at leasttwo elementary schools and a hospital and leaving awake of tangled wreckage.REUTERS/Gene BlevinsMay 202013
  117. 117. A women wearing a dress of fresh flowersdesigned by Zita Elze poses for photographersin the M & A Centenary Garden duringmedia day at the Chelsea Flower Show inLondon May 20, 2013. The annual show opensto the public on Tuesday. REUTERS/StefanWermuthMay 202013
  118. 118. Supporters of Hezbollah and relatives of Hasan Faisal Sheker, an 18-year-old Hezbollah member, carry the coffin during his funeral in NabiSheet near Baalbeck May 20, 2013. About 30 Lebanese Hezbollahfighters and 20 Syrian soldiers and militiamen loyal to President Basharal-Assad have been killed in the fiercest fighting this year in the rebelstronghold of Qusair, Syrian activists said on Monday. REUTERS/StringerMay 202013
  119. 119. Afghan girls look for items to recycle in Kabul, May 20,2013. REUTERS/Mohammad IsmailMay 202013
  120. 120. A woman wearing a traditional Korean Hanbokcostume sits in front of South Korean soldiersbefore a traditional coming-of-age day ceremonyat Namsangol Hanok Village in Seoul May 20,2013. The ceremony marks the entrance of boysand girls into adulthood at the age of 19, andreminds them of their individual responsibilitiesas young men and women.REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiMay 202013
  121. 121. A mock North Korean Russian-made Scud-B ballistic missile (R, in grey)and mock South Korean U.S.-made MIM-14 Nike Hercules missiles aredisplayed at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul May 20, 2013.North Korea fired a short-range missile from its east coast on Sunday, aday after launching three of these missiles, a South Korean news agencysaid, ignoring calls for restraint from Western powers. REUTERS/KimHong-JiMay 202013
  122. 122. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (2nd R) waves during a visit tothe Pyongyang Myohyangsan Childrens Camp, situated at the footof Mt. Myohyang in North Phyongan Province, in this photoreleased by North Koreas Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) onMay 20, 2013. REUTERS/KCNAMay 202013
  123. 123. Chinas Zhang Jike (C) reacts among family members afterdefeating his compatriot Wang Hao in the mens singles finalat the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Paris May20, 2013. REUTERS/Charles PlatiauMay 202013
  124. 124. A boy throws a sheep into the waters of Jhelumriver to wash it, in Srinagar May 20,2013. REUTERS/Danish IsmailMay 202013
  125. 125. Relatives carry the coffin of an Iraqi police officer killed by militants, during afuneral in Najaf, around 160 km (99 miles) south of Baghdad May 20, 2013. Theattacks took place in the Sunni heartland of Anbar, where gunmen on Saturdayambushed and kidnapped 10 policemen near the provincial capital of Ramadi,and four members of a government-backed Sunni militia fighters were killednear Falluja city. When Sunni-Shiite bloodshed was at its height in 2006-07,Anbar, which shares a border with Syria, was in the grip of al Qaedas localaffiliate, the Islamic State of Iraq, which has regained strength in recentmonths. REUTERS/Haider AlaMay 202013
  126. 126. A general view shows the opening ceremony of VietnamsNational Assembly 2013 Spring session in Hanoi May 20, 2013.Deputies of the National Assembly gathered in Hanoi for the 2013Spring session from May 20 to June 22. REUTERS/KhamMay 202013
  127. 127. Sonia Gandhi, chief of Indias ruling Congressparty, waits to receive Chinese Premier LiKeqiang (not pictured) before their meetingin New Delhi May 20, 2013. Li is in India on athree-day state visit. REUTERS/Adnan AbidiMay 202013
  128. 128. The Virgin of El Rocio is carried by pilgrims during a procession aroundthe shrine of El Rocio in Almonte, in the province of Huelva, southwestSpain, May 20, 2013. Every spring hundreds of thousands of devoteesconverge at a shrine to pay homage to the Virgin del Rocio during anannual pilgrimage which combines religious fervour and festivecolour.REUTERS/Marcelo del PozoMay 202013
  129. 129. Cast member Marion Cotillard poses during a photocall forthe film "Blood Ties" at the 66th Cannes Film Festival inCannes May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Yves HermanMay 202013
  130. 130. (L-R) Toronto Blue Jays Anthony Gose, Colby Rasmus,and Jose Bautista celebrate defeating the Tampa BayRays in their MLB American League baseball game inToronto May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Mark BlinchMay 202013
  131. 131. U.S. Army Private First Class Bradley Manning (R) arrives atthe courthouse for a motion hearing at Fort Meade inMaryland, May 21, 2013. Manning, 25, is accused ofproviding diplomatic cables and other secret documents tothe WikiLeaks website. REUTERS/Jose Luis MaganaMay 212013
  132. 132. Ethnic Miao man Gun Yuangu, 45, fires his gun during a shootingpractice near his house, in the village of Basha in Congjiangcounty, Guizhou province, May 21, 2013. The village, an old ethnicMiao settlement with a population of 2,200, is believed to be thelast community authorized by the Chinese government to keepguns. Although people in Basha no longer subsist on hunting,guns and gunpowder pots have become part of their traditionaldress, while firing towards the sky is seen as a ritual to welcomeguests, according to local media. REUTERS/Jason LeeMay 212013
  133. 133. Danielle Stephan holds boyfriend Thomas Layton asthey pause between salvaging through the remains ofa family members home one day after a tornadodevastated the town Moore, Oklahoma, May 21,2013. REUTERS/Adrees LatifMay 212013
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  136. 136. A man uses electric rods to catch fish at a riverjunction point in Xian, Shaanxi province, China,May 21, 2013. REUTERS/StringerMay 212013
  137. 137. A man powers a boat near a house built on a rock on the river Drinanear the western Serbian town of Bajina Basta, May 22, 2013. Thehouse was built in 1968 by a group of young men who decided thatthe rock on the river was an ideal place for a tiny shelter, accordingto the houses co-owner, who was among those involved in itsconstruction.REUTERS/Marko DjuricaMay 222013
  138. 138. Sarah Dick reads a Doctor Seuss book to herthree-year-old daughter Jadyn at the drivewayof her tornado-destroyed house in OklahomaCity, May 22, 2013.REUTERS/Rick WilkingMay 222013
  139. 139. A police forensics officer investigates a crimescene after a British soldier was hacked todeath in Woolwich, southeast London, May22, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan WermuthMay 222013
  140. 140. Lightning flashes in the sky in Zhuhai, Guangdongprovince, China, May 22, 2013. REUTERS/StringerMay 222013
  141. 141. Sudarshan Gautam, 32, drinks water using hisfeet as he speaks with a media personnel inKathmandu, Nepal, May 23, 2013. Gautam,who believes that disability is not an inability,this week became the first double amputee toclimb Mount Everest. He lost both arms in anaccident. REUTERS/Navesh ChitrakarMay 232013
  142. 142. A pedestrian carrying an umbrella walks through a Memorial Daydisplay of U.S. flags on the Boston Common in Boston, May 23,2013. REUTERS/Brian SnyderMay 232013
  143. 143. The clouds of a thunderstorm roll overneighborhoods heavily damaged in atornado in Moore, Oklahoma, May 23,2013. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonMay 232013
  144. 144. A visitor tries on a metal mask, used as a torture device bythe regime of Iraqs ousted leader Saddam Hussein,displayed at an exhibition gallery at the Martyrs Monumentin Baghdad, May 24, 2013. REUTERS/Thaier al-SudaniMay 242013
  145. 145. A wounded Afghan policeman is carried awayfrom the site of an explosion in Kabul afterTaliban militants launched a coordinated attackon a U.N. compound in the center of the Afghancapital, May 24, 2013. REUTERS/Omar SobhaniMay 242013
  146. 146. Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Bowatte Indaratane sets himself onfire in Kandy, May 24, 2013. According to local media, themonk had set himself on fire in a form of protest against theslaughter of cattle. REUTERS/StringerMay 242013
  147. 147. A gunman takes shelter from gunfirein Bab Al Tabbaneh, a Sunni district,in the northern Lebanese town ofTripoli May 26, 2013May 262013
  148. 148. Two Lebanese Sunni gunmen fire a weapon in BabAl Tabbaneh, a Sunni district, in the northernLebanese town of Tripoli May 26, 2013May 262013
  149. 149. Amazon Indians occupy the main construction site ofthe Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in Vitoria do Xingu,near Altamira in Para State, May 27, 2013. Indiansfrom various tribes returned to force the suspensionfor the second time in a month, of the dam projectedto become the worlds third largest in energyproduction, opposing it for its impact on theenvironment and their livelihoods. REUTERS/LunaeParrachoMay 272013
  150. 150. A man runs away as waves whipped up by windssurge past a barrier onto a seaside road in Yantai,Shandong Province, China, May 27, 2013. Strongthunderstorms and heavy downpours are hittingShandong province from Monday to Tuesday,according to the local meteorological authority,Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/StringerMay 272013
  151. 151. Damage on the Royal Caribbean shipGrandeur of the Seas is pictured as theship is docked in Freeport May 27,2013. A fire broke out on the ships aftmooring deck in the early hours ofMonday morning. The fire wasextinguished at 0458 ET, and all 2,224passengers and 796 crew memberswere safe and accounted for, accordingto the company.REUTERS/VandykeHepburnMay 272013
  152. 152. People look at flowers and flags left in memoryof British soldier Lee Rigby at the scene of hismurder in Woolwich, southeast London May 27,2013. One of two men arrested over the murderof a British soldier in a London street wasdetained in Kenya in 2010 on suspicion ofseeking to train with an al Qaeda-linked groupin Somalia, Kenyan police said onSunday. REUTERS/Olivia HarrisMay 272013
  153. 153. Forces loyal to Syrias President Bashar al-Assad carrytheir weapons as they move during what they saidwas an operation to push rebels from the roadbetween Dahra Abd Rabbo village and Castello inAleppo May 27, 2013. REUTERS/George OurfalianMay 272013
  154. 154. A wooden likeness of a World War II era U.S.soldier stands above debris piles around theVeterans Memorial Park in a neighborhood heavilydamaged by the May 20 tornado in Moore,Oklahoma May 27, 2013. The tornado was thestrongest in the United States in nearly two yearsand cut a path of destruction 17 miles (27 km) longand 1.3 (2 km) miles wide. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonMay 272013
  155. 155. A topless man sits atop a wire pole in Xian, Shaanxi province,May 27, 2013. The man was persuaded to get down to groundby one of his fellow villagers after he climbed up and down thepole for three times and threatened to kill himself to keep thepolice away. REUTERS/StringerMay 272013
  156. 156. Students walk on bricks laid out along a road after the rain, in amiddle school in Shangqiu, Henan province, May 27, 2013. The150 meter long road is always flooded after rain in recent years.A project to build a higher road for the students safety in rainwas scheduled last year but has not yet been carried out,according to local media. REUTERS/StringerMay 272013
  157. 157. Russias President Vladimir Putin crosses a stream duringa walk with his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev(not pictured) in Kyrgyzstans Ala-Archa National Park,some 40 km (25 miles) south of Bishkek May 28,2013. REUTERS/Alexei Nikolsky/Ria Novosti/PoolMay 282013
  158. 158. A worker harvests cannabis plants at a plantation near the northerntown of Nazareth May 28, 2013. Marijuana is an illegal drug in Israel.Medicinal use of it was first permitted in 1993, according to the healthministry. Today cannabis is used in Israel to treat 11,000 people sufferingfrom illnesses such as cancer, Parkinsons, multiple sclerosis, Crohnsdisease and post traumatic stress disorder, according to Israels healthministry. REUTERS/Amir CohenMay 282013
  159. 159. A South Korean soldier checks his weapon before a ceremonyto commemorate the battle of the Nevada Cities during theKorean War, at the South Korean army 25th Infantry Division inYangju, about 40 km (25 miles) north of Seoul, May 28, 2013.The Defence Ministry said about 70 veterans from the U.S. andFrance, and their families attended commemorative eventsmarking the 60th anniversary of the armistice. REUTERS/KimHong-JiMay 282013
  160. 160. Members of the TUM CREATE group ride aprototype of their VOI scooter at theNanyang Technological University (NTU) inSingapore May 28, 2013. The electric-powered VOI multipurpose scooter wasdesigned to provide the ease of mobility andaffordability of a scooter while offering car-like comfort and protection to the passenger.TUM CREATE is a joint research programmebetween Germanys Technische UniversitatMunchen (TUM) and the NTU. The group islooking to further develop theprototype. REUTERS/Edgar SuMay 282013
  161. 161. A Swiss air force helicopter transports a mobile waterpump during an exercise in front of the nuclear powerplant near the northern Swiss town Leibstadt May 28,2013. The Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (ENSI)tested, in co-operation with Swiss air force and the powerplant operators, the transport of technical emergencyequipment by air.REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannMay 282013
  162. 162. Part of an installation called "Campo de Color" by Bolivianartist Sonia Falcone is pictured during the 55th La Biennaleof Venice May 28, 2013. The exhibition runs till September15. REUTERS/Stefano RellandiniMay 282013
  163. 163. June 2, 2013 163A man holds a water hose as he cleans a tank inAzaz near Aleppo May 30,2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar SalmanMay 302013
  164. 164. June 2, 2013 164The Backstreet Boys (from 2nd L-2nd R) Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson,Howie Dorough and A.J. McLean hold giant panda cubs as they pose for photographs atthe Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Sichuan provinceMay 30, 2013. The band is currently on a tour in China, including stops in Shanghai,Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu etc., local media reported. REUTERS/StringerMay 302013
  165. 165. June 2, 2013 165Farmers shear an alpaca inits enclosure at a zoo inShijiazhuang, Hebei province,China May 30,2013. REUTERS/StringerMay 302013
  166. 166. June 2, 2013 166Storm chasers follow a large cloud lowering betweenPerkins, Oklahoma and Cushing May 30, 2013, as stormsystems moved across the state. REUTERS/Bill WaughMay 302013
  167. 167. June 2, 2013 167A demonstrator reacts as riot police use water cannon todisperse the crowd during a protest against the destruction oftrees in a park brought about by a pedestrian project, inTaksim Square in central Istanbul May 31,2013. REUTERS/Osman OrsalMay 312013pps: chieuquetoi,, bachkien