August 3, 2011

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 2:09 pm (UTC-4)

"Egypt Unrest"

1An Egyptian protester argues with a riot policeman outside the court set up in the Cairo Police Academy, on the first day of the trial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak, his two sons and other officials. (AFP)

"Pakistan Unrest NATO"

2A Pakistani passenger van rides past a burning NATO oil tanker on the outskirts of Quetta. According to an official, two NATO oil tankers from Karachi were set afire after the vehicles were intercepted by armed men. (AFP)


3An Afghan woman and her children walk past a destroyed building in the old part of Kabul, Afghanistan. (Reuters)

"Somalia Drought"

4Displaced Somali families wait for humanitarian assistance near a street in southern Mogadishu. Somali government officials said at least 700 people displaced by famine reach the capital almost every day. (AFP)

"Austria Japan Earthquake"

5Teenagers from the Fukushima area in Japan pass St. Stephen's Cathedral in downtown Vienna, Austria. 23 young Japanese, who had lost their homes in the devastating earthquake and tsunami, will spend a three-week vacation in Austria, organized by an international charity. (AP)

"Lebanon Ramadan"

6A Muslim girl reads verses from the Quran at al-Amin mosque, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, during the holy month of Ramadan. (Reuters)

"Philippines Manila Bay"

7A fisherman rides his banca next to a fish pen in the calm waters off Manila Bay after the weather partially cleared in Manila, Philippines. The death toll from Typhoon Muifa rose to five and affected at least 8,418 people in 20 villages across central and southern Luzon and metro Manila, according to a National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council spokesperson. (Reuters)

"India Northeast Festival Tsungremong"

8Tribal Ao Naga men look on before performing a warrior dance during the Tsungremong festival in Dimapur, India's northeastern state of Nagaland. The festival, celebrated by the Ao Naga, is a thanksgiving festival invoking the blessings of god an abundant harvest after the completion of seed sowing. (AFP)

"France Wave"

9A surfer rides a wave at Le Port beach in the French Indian ocean island of La Reunion. Bathing and nautical activities are forbidden because of a strong southern swell which causes 12 meter-high waves. (AFP)

"Russia Turbine"

10Workers operate a crane to lift a turbine rotary wheel, weighing 144.5 tons, to place it onto a barge for its further transportation to the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric power station at a river port on the Yenisei River, near Peschanka village on the suburbs of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. (Reuters)

"South Korea Miss Korea"

11South Korea's contestants perform during the 2011 Miss Korea Contest at the Seijongro Cultural Center in Seoul. (AP)

"Britain Summer"

12Children play in a fountain on a hot summer's day in London. (Reuters)

"Ukraine Zoo Lion"

13Zoo owner and artist Aleksandr Pylyshenko strokes female African lion Katya inside a cage at a private zoo situated in his yard in the city of Vasilyevka, southeastern Ukraine. Pylyshenko decided to spend five weeks in a cage with a pair of African lions, Katya and Samson, to get money for improving the lions' living conditions, according to local media. (Reuters)

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