April 2, 2012

Posted April 2nd, 2012 at 2:28 pm (UTC-4)
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Burma Suu Kyi

1Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes her way through the crowd as she arrives at the National League for Democracy (NLD) office in Rangoon. (Reuters)


Russia Unknown Soldier

2Soldiers of the Presidential Regiment take part in the Change of Guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier just outside the Kremlin wall in Moscow. (AFP)


Senegal Sall Inauguration

3Senegal's newly elected President Macky Sall drives past supporters after his inauguration in Dakar. Sall took his oath as president Monday under the gaze of regional leaders due to hold emergency talks later on the crisis in neighboring Mali. (Reuters)


Argentina Falklands Kirchner

4Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner throws flowers into the water in Ushuaia to pay homage to fallen soldiers of the Falklands War. April 2 marks the 30th anniversary of the war over the Falkland Islands. (Reuters)


France Cannes MIPTV

5A man passes by a poster at the Palais des Festivals where MIPTV, one of the world's largest broadcasting and audio-visual trade shows, runs until April 4, in Cannes, France. (AFP)


Karachi Pakistan Violence

6Pakistani police officers in plainclothes take position in a troubled area of Karachi. Violence has hit parts of the metropolis as a local dispute between two main political parties, MQM and National Awami, prompted escalating violence. (AP)


 Russia Skyscraper Fire

7Fire is seen atop an under-construction skyscraper, planned to be Europe's tallest building at 360 meters, in Moscow, Russia. Orange flames were visible in the night sky to much of the city. (AP)


India Dalai Lama

8Tibetan monks wait to welcome the Dalai Lama, unseen, before he arrived to inaugurate the Zangdok Palri Phodang monastery at Rewalsar, near Dharmsala, India. (AP)


Afghanistan German Patrol

9A German soldier keeps watch during a patrol near Taloqan, the capital of Takhar province, Afghanistan. Germany is the third biggest supplier of troops to the 130,000-strong NATO-led International Security Assistance Force after the U.S. and Britain. (AFP)


Shangai  China Police

10Paramilitary policemen gesture to pay respect during a ceremony to commemorate the country's revolutionary martyrs before the Qingming festival at Fushouyuan cemetery in Shanghai, China (Reuters)


Minsk Belarus Snow

11People walk during heavy snowfall in central Minsk, Belarus. (Reuters)


Blue Angels Statue of Liberty

12Two U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron jets, better known as the Blue Angels, seen from Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, execute a survey flight over the Statue of Liberty. The F/A-18 Hornet Fighter jets flew practice runs to evaluate a potential flight course for the upcoming War of 1812 commemoration to be held during Fleet Week in May. (AP)


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