May 16, 2012

Posted May 16th, 2012 at 2:25 pm (UTC-4)
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"Germany Occupy"

1A paint spattered supporter of the Frankfurt Occupy Camp is taken away by police officers in front of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. (AP)


2Electronic boards displaying stock information at the ADX Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange stock market, UAE. (Reuters)


3A girl plays with her brother as they search for usable items at junkyard near the Danyingone station in Rangoon's suburbs, Burma. (Reuters)

"Greece Olympic Flame"

4Torchbearer Dimitrios Chondrokoukis, a Greek high jump athlete, lights a cauldron with the Olympic Flame atop the Athens Acropolis, Greece. (AP)

"Uganda DRC Refugees"

5Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo alight from a UNHCR truck on arrival at the Nyakabande refugee transit camp in Kisoro town 521km (312 miles) southwest of Uganda's capital Kampala, May 15, 2012. The refugees fled the Masisi region in Congo's North Kivu province since fighting broke out between Congolese troops and fighters loyal to a renegade general Bosco Ntaganda. (Reuters)

"Bangladesh Fire"

6Women try to salvage their belongings after a fire in a slum at Shyamoli in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Reuters)

"Nigeria Oil Slick"

7An oil slick flows through the mangrove near an illegal oil refinery along the Diebu creek in Nigeria's Bayelsa state, May 15, 2012. (Reuters)

"Hong Kong Art Fair"

8An installation 'Past - Future', constructed of burnt white paper cylinders, created by Chinese artist Qin Chong on display at Asia's art fair 'Art HK 12' in Hong Kong (AP)

"France Cannes Festival"

9American actress Eva Longoria arrives for the opening ceremony and screening of Moonrise Kingdom at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. (AP)


10A special diamond-studded version of a Victorinox USB stick is displayed in the company's museum at the Swiss Knife Valley visitor center of Swiss knife manufacturer Victorinox in the central town of Brunnen, Switzerland. (Reuters)

"Britain Royals Jubilee"

11Confetti falls and flags fly from Harrods department store in London as employees of the store celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's forthcoming Diamond Jubilee. (AFP)

"Cambodia Daily Life"

12A Cambodian man drives an ox-drawn cart through his flooded farm during the rainy season in Phlang village, about 34 kilometers (21 miles) west of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (AP)

"Illinois Daily Life"

13A bumble bee flies toward a flower in Springfield, Illinois, USA. (AP)


14A surfer exits the water on Barra da Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP)

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