June 23, 2011

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 2:18 pm (UTC-4)
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"Libya Conflict"

"Yemen Protest"

1An anti-government protester holds a handful of ammunition in front of a poster showing Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Taiz. (AP)

"China Xiaolangdi Reservoir"

2Tourists watch as the water is discharged at the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River in Jiyuan, Henan province, China. (Reuters)

"Italy Naples Waste Disposal"

3Rubbish is set on fire during a protest in downtown Naples. The chronic problems over waste disposal in Italy's third-largest city have re-emerged in recent days with thousands of tons of rubbish piled up in the streets. Furious residents clash with police as regional authorities try to reach an agreement on moving the garbage to dumps outside Naples. (Reuters)

"Northern Ireland Demonstration"

4A young demonstrator attacks an armored police vehicle during a stand-off between loyalist and nationalist demonstrators in east Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Reuters)

"Senegal Riot"

5Riot police attack a demonstrator during a protest in Senegal's capital Dakar. President Abdoulaye Wade has withdrawn a proposed change to the country's electoral law, the government said, after the bill sparked clashes between riot police and protesters in the heart of the capital. (Reuters)

"Russia Bolshoi Theater"

6A restorer adds the final touches on the ceiling of a balcony of the big hall of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Russia. The historic building of the theater is expected to reopen in the fall of 2011 after a long reconstruction. (AP)

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