July 15, 2011

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-4)

"Jordan Protest"

1Jordanian police and protesters in al-Nakheel Square, during a scheduled sit-in attended by 1,200 people against government corruption, in downtown Amman. Supporters of Jordan's government have attacked pro-reform protesters to stop them from gathering in a main square in the capital. (AP)

"Egypt Unrest"

2Egyptian protesters wave their national flag and shout slogans as thousands crowd Cairo's landmark Tahrir Square, to demand political change as anger grows with the military rulers over the slow pace of reform. (AFP)

"Libya Rebel"

3A rebel fighter points his weapon at a graffiti of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on a checkpoint building controlled by rebels in Zintan. (Reuters)

"Russia Rights Protest"
"China Calligraphy"

4Students wearing Young Pioneer red scarves practice Chinese calligraphy at Renmin square in Chongqing municipality. (Reuters)

"Indonesia Volcano"

5Mount Lokon spews hot lava and volcanic ash during an eruption in Tomohon in Indonesia's North Sulawesi province, July 14, 2011. Indonesia's Mount Lokon erupted to spew hot lava and volcanic ash as high as 1,500 metres (5,000 feet) in the north of Sulawesi island, prompting panicked residents to flee the agricultural area, a government official said. (Reuters)

"Spain Wild Fire"

6A wild fire burns in the outskirts of Madrid, Spain. (AFP)

"India Sadhu"
"Thailand Buddha"

7Buddhists carry candles while encircling a large Buddha statue during Asanha Puja Day, the eve of the Buddhist Lent, at a temple in Nakhon Pathom province on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters)

"Russia Tus Lake Mud"

8A woman smears herself with mineral-rich black mud in the waters of Tus lake in Russia's Khakassia region, about 370 km (230 miles) southwest of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Russians from different regions annually arrive at Tus lake rich with curative black and blue mud to live in a camp, bathe in the bitter-salty water and smear themselves with mud, which is a healing remedy, in their opinion. (Reuters)

"Italy Underwater Kiss"

9Italian free divers Mike Maric and Ilaria Bonin kiss in an attempt to set the world record for the longest underwater kiss, in an oceanic tank at the Gardaland Sea Life Aquarium in Castelnuovo del Garda, northern Italy. Maric and Bonin set the new world record at three minutes and eight seconds. (Reuters)

"Colombia Monkey"

10A baby baboon monkey (Papio hamadryas), born in captivity two months ago, remains amid other baboons at the zoo in Cali, Valle del Cauca department, Colombia, July 14, 2011. (AFP)


3 responses to “July 15, 2011”

  1. Asad says:

    These are all good quality pictures.

  2. Jianyu says:

    These pictures showed different cultures to us,Thank you all,I am a chinese and I want to know more people and cultures are different from us

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