May 29, 2012

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 3:14 pm (UTC-4)
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Egypt Election Unrest

1An Egyptian supporter walks on scattered electoral flyers with pictures of presidential runoff candidate Ahmed Shafiq in front of his ransacked campaign headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. A mob set fire late Monday to Shafiq's campaign headquarters, the first sign of unrest after the voting yielded divisive candidates. (AP)


Italy Quake Damage

2People stand in front a collapsed building in Cavezzo, Italy. A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the same area of northern Italy stricken by another fatal tremor on May 20. (AP)


Philippines Corona Convicted

3Protesters in Manila celebrate after hearing more than two-thirds of the Philippine Senate voted to oust Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona. The Senate voted to remove the country's top judge for failing to disclose his wealth, a landmark victory for President Benigno Aquino as he pushes a campaign to root out endemic corruption in the Southeast Asian nation. (Reuters)


Indonesia Volcano Mud

4A victim of the Lapindo mud volcano takes part in a theatrical performance on a retaining dike in Sidoarjo, East Java, Indonesia. Six years after it erupted from the well of a gas company linked to one of Indonesia's richest men, the mud volcano known as 'Lusi' is still spewing toxic sludge over Java's countryside. (AFP)


Barcelona Airport Strike

5A passenger stands at the check-in desks during a protest by the cleaning staff at Barcelona's airport. Staff working for a company which has a contract with the airport demonstrated against pay and benefits cuts made by their employer. (Reuters)


Naval Academy Graduation

6A formation of U.S. Navy Blue Angel fighter jets perform a flyover above graduating midshipmen during the United States Naval Academy graduation and commissioning ceremonies in Annapolis, Maryland. (AP)


India Hot Weather

7An Indian man takes a drink of water provided by a local charity outside a Hindu temple on a warm morning in New Delhi, India. The temperature in the Indian capital soared in recent days reaching 43 degrees Celsius (109 degrees Fahrenheit). (AP)


French Open Serena

8Serena Williams of the U.S. returns in her first round match against Virginie Razzano of France at the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris. (AP)

Qatar Fire Deaths

9A Qatari man walks in a graveyard during a funeral procession in Doha. Qatar's interior ministry said at least 19 foreign nationals, including 13 children, were killed in a fire that ripped through the Villaggio Mall in Qatar Monday. (Reuters)


Bejing Wedding Photo

10A newlywed couple waits for a wedding photo session at the Bund, a popular tourist destination in Shanghai, China. (AP)


China Wine Tasting

11A visitor tastes wine behind a glass window illustrating wine during Vinexpo Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong. More than 14,000 visitors from 33 countries are attending the expo's seventh edition, the region's largest international wine and spirits exhibition, according to organizers. (Reuters)

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