June 19, 2012

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 2:21 pm (UTC-4)
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Pakistan Transport

1A man transports fodder on his bullock cart on the outskirts of Faisalabad, Pakistan. (Reuters)

Egypt Muslim Brotherhood Supporters

2Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi celebrate and shout slogans against the military council, at Tahrir square in Cairo, Egypt. (Reuters)

New York Robin Hood Tax

3Michael Tikili of New York places a Robin Hood-style hat and mask on a statue of Benito Juarez in Bryant Park, in support of the Robin Hood tax, in New York. The proposed plan would tax stocks, bonds, derivatives and currencies, in an effort to generate more income for the federal budget. (Reuters)

Brazil Rio 20

4A man arranges bread on a life-sized model of a tank at Morro Santa Marta, the first 'pacified' favela, ahead of the Rio+20 conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The installation by the World Future Council organization symbolizes the use of military expenses to fund social needs and calls for the governments taking part in the Rio+20 conference to work towards disarmament for sustainable development. (Reuters)

Thailand Religion

5A robot is seen as Buddhist monks walk for a mass alms-offering ceremony at King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang in Bangkok, Thailand. The ceremony was held to mark the 2,600th anniversary of the enlightenment of Lord Buddha. (Reuters)

Hong Kong

6Public and private residential blocks on a hillside in Hong Kong (Reuters)

Spain Unemployment

7A shipyard worker chains himself in front of the government building in Seville in a protest against the economic crisis in Spain. (AFP)

High Park Wildfire

8Smoke billows from the High Park Fire west of Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, June 18, 2012. The wildfire has burned about 90 square miles and destroyed more than 180 homes. (AP)

Indonesia Daily Life

9Workers sort palm fruits at a palm oil processing plant in Lebak, Indonesia. (AP)

Colombia Flamingos

10Flamingos fly over other flamingos in the waters of a reserve at a flamingo valley near the town of Manaure, Guajira province, Colombia. (Reuters)

Lebanon Palestinian Unrest

11A Lebanese soldier stands under a national flag as smoke billows from burning tires at the entrance of the Palestinian Ain al-Helweh refugee camp, on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon, during the funeral of a Palestinian, killed in clashes with the army the previous day. (AFP)


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