August 16, 2011

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 3:21 pm (UTC-4)
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"India Politics Corruption"


1Vehicles drive past as residents gather near burning oil tankers, used to carry fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan, after they were hit by a bomb attack in the outskirts of Landikotal, northwest Pakistan. (Reuters)

"South Korea Drill"

2South Korean special warfare command soldiers aim their weapons during a sea infiltration drill in Taean. (AP)

"Somalia Drought"

3Fatumah (L) sits next to her sick sister Dahira (R) in a corridor of a local hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia. Both sisters and their families came to Mogadishu about a month ago escaping the worst drought in the region in 60 years and settled in a crowded camp for internally displaced persons. (AFP)

"Thailand Sweet Battalion"

4Six Thai woman police ride on a motorcycle as they show their skills during a training at Honda driving ground in Samut Prakarn province, central Thailand. Fourty female police officers, the so-called Sweet Battalion, were on the personal protection training aimed at providing security for female VIPs. (AP)

"Spain Pope"

5Nuns from New York belonging to Sisters of Life, a female Roman Catholic religious order, fix a poster with the image of Jesus Christ after hanging it up on the wall in an improvised chapel at a sports stadium in Madrid, Spain. (AP)

"World Youth Day"

6A pilgrim confesses at the confessional booths set up at Madrid's Retiro park on the first day of the World Youth Day meeting in Madrid, Spain. (Reuters)

"China Pollution"

7A woman washes clothes in a polluted canal in central Beijing. China is now the world's second largest economy, but hundreds of millions of its people still rely on fouled water that will cost billions of dollars to clean. (Reuters)

"Russia Graffest"
"Belgium Beach Houses"

8Houses that can be rented by beachgoers are seen on the beach in the coastal town of Oostduinkerke, Belgium. (Reuters)

"Malaysia China Ghost Festival"
"Thailand Crocodile"

9Zoo performer Theerapone Manolai puts his head between the jaws of a crocodile during a performance for tourists at the Sriracha Tiger Zoo, about 120 km (74 miles) east of Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters)

"Pakistan Daily Life"

10Pakistani boys bathe in a watercourse after rainfall in Islamabad. (AP)

"Germany Art House"

11A person looks out of a window at the Roggendorf House covered by climbing figures called 'Flossis' of German artist Rosalie in Duesseldorf, Germany. (AP)



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