April 5, 2012

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 2:08 pm (UTC-4)
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"Mideast Israel Palestinians Easter"

1Catholic clergy walk holding candles during the Holy Thursday procession of the Washing of the Feet inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City. (AP)

"Spain Holy Week"

2Members of the Spanish Legion, an elite unit of the Spanish Army, hold up the El Cristo de la Buena Muerte, or Christ of the Good Death, during a ceremony ahead of the procession in Malaga, Southern Spain. Hundreds of processions take place throughout the country during the Easter Holy Week. (AP)

"Japan Cherry Blossoms"

3People take pictures of cherry blossoms along the Chidorigafuchi Imperial Palace moat, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP)

"Indonesia Hindu Festival"

4A worshiper has his body pierced during a Tamil Hindu festival of Panguni Uthiram in Lubuk Pakam, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The Panguni Uthiram is a significant Tamil festival observed in the month of Panguni (March and April), to celebrate the celestial weddings of important deities in Hindu religion. (AP)

"Russia Weather"

5Kremlin guards march near the Tomb of Unknown soldier, beside Moscow's Kremlin, Russia. Moscow was hit by a heavy snow storm and strong wind. (AP)

"South Korea Battleship"
"Bangladesh Economy"

6A Bangladeshi youth rafts piles of bamboo along a waterway in Dhaka. (AFP)

"Syria"

7Sunlight peeks through shrapnel holes in a building destroyed by tank shelling in a neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, after a raid by Syrian troops killed several rebels and civilians. (AP)

"Egypt Street Art"

8A snake-like creature with Egyptian leaders of the 20th century in Cairo, April 4, 2012. Egyptian authorities have erected walls to keep protesters away from government buildings in central Cairo. While activists have tried to pull them down, artists are also trying to breach the barriers. (VOA Photo/Elizabeth Arrott)

"China Economy"

9A man pulls his load of whicker chairs on a cart in a street in Shanghai, China. (AFP)

"Kyrgyzstan Fashion"

10Models present creations by young Kyrgyz designers during the Fashion Week in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. (Reuters)

One response to “April 5, 2012”

  1. Inocencio Santillan C. says:

    Well its a nice pictures show from VOA, to the world, now that is Sain Week, in Peru 6 SHOUT aMERICA AND ALL AAMERICAS IS SPETHIAL DAYS, BECAUSE THE CATHOLIC POPULATION OF THE WORLD SELEBRATED THE JESUS CHRISTY S DEAD ANIVERSARY, FOR US TH CATOLIS & CHRISTIAMS IS SACRIFACE DAYS MEMORIAL MOMENTOS FOR TO BE GIVE OUR SACRFACIS TO OUR LORD JESUS CRHISTY, AND I WESH a nice WEEKEND TO VOA FRIENDS AND ALL AMERICAS, THANKS A PERUBIA FRIENDS.

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