18 Prill 2012

E Mërkurë , 18 Prill 2012
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"Palestinian Gaza Weather"

1Palestinian men cross a main road as a sand storm envelops the town of Rafah along the border with Egypt in southern Gaza Strip. (AFP)

"China Stock"

2An investor reacts in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. China shares ended up 2 percent, the biggest one-day percentage rise in more than two months, led by finance and property sectors on expectations the government would ease monetary policy. (Reuters)

"Zimbabwe Mugabe"

3Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe lights a flame at celebrations to mark 32 years of independence of the country, in Harare. (AP)

"Pope Benedict XVI"

4Pope Benedict XVI caresses a child during his weekly general audience in St. Peter square at the Vatican. (AP)

"East Timor Election"

5East Timorese presidential candidate and former guerrilla fighter Jose Maria Vasconcelos, popularly known as Taur Matan Ruak, hugs his wife Isabel da Costa Ferreira during a press conference declaring his victory in Dili. (AP)

"India Train"

6Commuters travel on an overcrowded local train in Mumbai's Central line in Mumbai, India. (AP)

"Britain London 2012 Olympics 100 Days"

7The Olympic rings made up of 25,000 flowers at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens in London to mark the 100 days to go to the start of London 2012 Olympics (AP)

"Pickup Truck Delware River"

8A police officer inspects a pickup truck in the Delaware River in Philadelphia. (AP)

"Indonesia Tiger Protest"

9Indonesian Greenpeace activists in tiger suits crawl during a protest to call for Sumatran tiger protection at the Forestry Ministry in Jakarta. Dozens of activists staged the protest demanding the government to investigate illegal practices such as cutting down natural forests conducted by pulp and paper companies that will lead to the destruction of Sumatran tiger habitat. (AP)

"Austria Boat"

10An 85-ton boat is transported through Hellmonsoedt in Upper Austria province. The transport of the excursion boat from Linz to Czech Republic's Lipno dam lake causes road blocks, dismounted traffic signs and power lines. (Reuters)

"Jerusalem Holocaust Museum"

11Visitors look at pictures of Jews killed in the Holocaust during a visit to the Hall of Names at Yad Vashem's Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem. Israel marks the annual memorial day commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis in the Holocaust during World War II. (Reuters)


12An Afghan boy carries goods over his head as he walks up a hillside path in Kabul. Poverty and an ongoing insurgency by the ousted Taliban still pose a threat to the stability of the country. (AFP)

"Mideast Bahrain F1"
"Mexico Volcano"

13The Popocatepetl volcano spews a cloud of ash and steam high into the air, as seen from San Nicolas de los Ranchos, on the outskirts of Puebla, Mexico. (Reuters)

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