May 17, 2012

Posted May 17th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-4)

"Greece Olympic Torch"

1Greek athlete Niki Liosi lights the Olympic torch from a cauldron with the Olympic Flame atop the Athens Acropolis. Greece formally hands over the Olympic flame to a London delegation led by Princess Anne and including David Beckham at the Panathenaic stadium. (Reuters)

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"Tunisia Italy"

2Italian President Giorgio Napolitano delivers a speech to members of the constituent assembly in Tunis, Tunisia. (AP)

"Sri Lanka War parade"

3Sri Lankan army  sniffer dogs during rehearsals of a military parade in Colombo, Sri Lanka (AP)

"Georgia Gay Rights"

4A gay rights activist (R) clashes with an Orthodox Christian activist in Tbilisi, Georgia. Dozens of gay rights activists marching on the streets to mark The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) were stopped by Orthodox Christian activists. (Reuters)

"Japan Auto"

5Newly produced trucks at an industrial port before they are loaded to a cargo ship in Yokohama, south of Tokyo. Japan's economy bounced back from a year-end lull in the first quarter, powering ahead of other major industrial nations. (Reuters)

"London Chelsea Flower Show"

6A worker arranges flowers during preparations for the Chelsea Flower Show in London. (Reuters)

"India Weather"

7A village boy leads his goat past a parched pond on the outskirts of the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, India. (AP)


8Students from the Yermolov Cadet School test their helmets before a parachute jump outside the southern Russian city of Stavropol. (Reuters)

"Italy Yachting"

9Artemis Racing of Sweden competes against other multihulls, during the America's Cup World Series regatta in Venice, Italy. (Reuters)

"Indonesia Religion"

10Balinese Hindus carrying Pratima, the symbol of God, walk on a beach during a cleansing ceremony called Melasti in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Balinese believe that through this cleansing ceremony, they can drive bad spirits away and cleanse their spirituality. (Reuters)

"Thailand Daily Life"

11A 3-year-old Poodle looks at people touring a pet fair in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP)

"Alabama Daily Life"

12The sun rises behind some coastal grasses in Dauphin Island, Alabama, USA. (AP)

"US Baseball"

13Seattle Mariners right fielder Ichiro Suzuki, of Japan, makes a leaping catch at the wall to rob Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana of a hit in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP)

2 responses to “May 17, 2012”

  1. Ricardo says:

    Excellent pictures!

  2. Ben Liu says:

    Good pictures

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