April 4, 2012

Posted April 4th, 2012 at 1:40 pm (UTC-4)
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"New Zealand Rena"

1The bow section of the stricken container ship Rena remains above water about 14 nautical miles (22 km) from Tauranga on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island. The remains of the ship are stuck on a rock reef six months after it ran aground. (Reuters)

"South Korea Election"

2Election posters showing 174 candidates for Seoul's constituencies in the April 11 general elections are strung together over the Cheonggye Stream in Seoul, South Korea. (AP)

"Texas Storms Outages"

3Several cars are overturned after a tornado passed the area in Lancaster, Texas. (AP)

"Kenya Landslide"

4A policeman controls the crowd gathering at the scene of a landslide in Mathare valley slum after boulders, rocks and mud tumbled down a hillside overlooking the slum, smashing into the houses and burying the occupants in Kenya's capital Nairobi. (Reuters)

"India Society Transport"

5Boys ride a motorbike on their way back home after taking a bath in a canal at Chachura village, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. (Reuters)

"Australia Cycling"

6Team Denmark cyclists Rasmus Christian Quaade, Casper Folsach, Lasse Norman Hansen and Christian Ranneries compete in the Men's Team Pursuit qualifying session at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia. (Reuters)

"China Qingming Festival"

7Flowers and various offerings near graves at a Chinese cemetery during Qingming Festival in Singapore. Qingming, also known as Grave Sweeping Day, is a day on which Chinese honor the dead by cleaning family graves and burn offerings aimed at appeasing the dead in their afterlife. (AP)

"India Hippopotamus"

8Hippopotamuses cool off on a hot day in a pond at a zoo in New Delhi, India. (Reuters)

"Germany Zoo"

9An Owl butterfly on a wet leaf at the zoo in Krefeld, western Germany (AP)

 

 

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