April 18, 2012

Posted April 18th, 2012 at 1:39 pm (UTC-4)
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"Palestinian Gaza Weather"

1Palestinian men cross a main road as a sand storm envelops the town of Rafah along the border with Egypt in southern Gaza Strip. (AFP)

"China Stock"

2An investor reacts in front of an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. China shares ended up 2 percent, the biggest one-day percentage rise in more than two months, led by finance and property sectors on expectations the government would ease monetary policy. (Reuters)

"Colombia Floods"

3A truck and a home sit under flood waters after heavy rains triggered the Chico River to overflow its banks in Cota, Colombia. (AP)

"Zimbabwe Mugabe"

4Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe lights a flame at celebrations to mark 32 years of independence of the country, in Harare. (AP)

"Pope Benedict XVI"

5Pope Benedict XVI caresses a child during his weekly general audience in St. Peter square at the Vatican. (AP)

"East Timor Election"

6East Timorese presidential candidate and former guerrilla fighter Jose Maria Vasconcelos, popularly known as Taur Matan Ruak, hugs his wife Isabel da Costa Ferreira during a press conference declaring his victory in Dili. (AP)

"India Train"

7Commuters travel on an overcrowded local train in Mumbai's Central line in Mumbai, India. (AP)

8260 Guardsmen from the Grenadier, Coldstream, Scots and Welsh Guards form the number 100, to mark 100 days to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games, on Horse Guards Parade in central London. (Reuters)

"Pickup Truck Delware River"

9A police officer inspects a pickup truck in the Delaware River in Philadelphia. (AP)

"Indonesia Tiger Protest"

10Indonesian Greenpeace activists in tiger suits crawl during a protest to call for Sumatran tiger protection at the Forestry Ministry in Jakarta. Dozens of activists staged the protest demanding the government to investigate illegal practices such as cutting down natural forests conducted by pulp and paper companies that will lead to the destruction of Sumatran tiger habitat. (AP)

"Austria Boat"

11An 85-ton boat is transported through Hellmonsoedt in Upper Austria province. The transport of the excursion boat from Linz to Czech Republic's Lipno dam lake causes road blocks, dismounted traffic signs and power lines. (Reuters)

"Jerusalem Holocaust Museum"

12Visitors look at pictures of Jews killed in the Holocaust during a visit to the Hall of Names at Yad Vashem's Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem. Israel marks the annual memorial day commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis in the Holocaust during World War II. (Reuters)

"Afghanistan"

13An Afghan boy carries goods over his head as he walks up a hillside path in Kabul. Poverty and an ongoing insurgency by the ousted Taliban still pose a threat to the stability of the country. (AFP)

"Mideast Bahrain F1"
Mexico Volcano""

14A plume of ash and steam rises from Popocatepetl volcano seen from San Andres Cholula, Mexico. Popocatepetl volcano continues to spout gases and hot rock fragments and it is dusting towns on its flanks with volcanic ash. (AP)

One Response to “April 18, 2012”

  1. Ajayi Kayode .O says:

    You always make my day with those great pictures you post each day.
    Thanks and Well done for you efforts

    Kay.

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