2. Maj 2012.

Posted May 2nd, 2012 at 9:09 pm (UTC+0)
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1A nun films as Pope Benedict XVI holds his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. (Reuters)

"Afghanistan Attack"

2Smoke billows out from a compound after it was attacked by militants in Kabul, Afghanistan. Taliban insurgents attacked a compound housing foreigners in the Afghan capital, killing seven people, hours after President Barack Obama made a surprise visit. (AP)


3Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C) and members of parliament from the National League for Democracy take their oaths in the lower house of parliament in Naypyitaw. (Reuters)


4A man walks in the M'bere refugee camp near Bassiknou in the Nema region of Southwestern Mauritania. More than 320,000 people have fled their homes in Mali since mid-January, with more than half seeking refuge in neighboring countries, U.N. officials said. (AFP)

"Britain Sport"

5China's Wang Mengyu hits a shot past Argentina's Carla Rebecchi (L) during the women's International Invitational Hockey Tournament at the Riverbank Arena in the Olympic Park in London. (Reuters)


6Smoke is seen after United Arab Emirates F-16 fighter jets fired missiles during joint military maneuvers with the French army in the desert of Abu Dhabi. (Reuters)


7A cyclist passes by a statue of a giant bicycle in Tbilisi, Georgia. (Reuters)


8A laborer stacks firewood in a brick kiln as smoke billows from a chimney on the outskirts of Jammu, India. (Reuters)


9Tear gas fired by Israeli troops falls near Palestinian stone-throwers during clashes outside Ofer prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah. The clashes broke out following a protest in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners. (Reuters)

"Australia Offbeat"

10Canadian female action sports star Jolene Van Vugt makes a practice run prior to setting a new land speed Guiness World Record for a motorized toilet in Sydney, Australia. After a few technical issues with the toilet Van Vugt beat the existing record of 68 km/h by 7 km/h, after completing the stunt in both directions with an average of the two speeds taken to give her the new world record. (AFP)

"Ohio Severe Weather"

11A double rainbow appears in the sky as lightning strikes during a severe thunderstorm in Hamilton, Ohio, USA, May 1, 2012. (AP)


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