August 18, 2011

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 1:50 pm (UTC-4)
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"Afghanistan Unrest"

1An Afghan man carries an injured child from a helicopter, after the boy was injured by a roadside bomb, in Herat. Women and children were among the casualties when a roadside bomb tore through a minibus in the western province of Herat, killing 22 civilians, the provincial government said. (AFP)

"India Corruption Protest"

2A supporter of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare displays his handcuffed hands in front of a portrait of Hazare during a protest against corruption in Hyderabad, India. (AP)

"Somalia IDPs"

3Internally displaced Somali families settle inside a war-devastated cathedral building in the old center of the capital Mogadishu. (Reuters)

"Spain Pope"

4Pilgrims scream as Pope Benedict XVI arrives in the Popemobile at the Nunciature in Madrid, Spain. (AFP)

"Britain Ballet Dancers"

5Dancers Alexai Geronimo (L) and Lee Gumbs from Rock the Ballet perform for photographers with Edinburgh Castle in the background during a media event for their shows at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Reuters)

"China Bird"

6Pet bird Xiao Nuo pecks at the flash while perched on the lens of a camera during an interview by local media with its owner in Kunming, Yunnan province, China. The bird is attracted to cameras and will approach and investigate any cameras it sees, according to the owner. (Reuters)

"Britain Animals"

7Bolivian squirrel monkeys gather around a toy football at London Zoo in central London. The zoo has a total of 22 squirrel monkeys. (AFP)

"Germany Gamescom"

8People play the latest video games at the Gamescom 2011 computer game fair in Cologne, Germany. 550 exhibitors from around the world show the latest world premieres at what is supposed to be the world's largest fair for interactive entertainment. (AP)

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