June 27, 2012

Posted June 27th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-4)
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US Tropical Weather

1Dozens of homes and much of the downtown area of Live Oak, Florida, are flooded by torrential rains from Tropical Storm Debby. (AP)

2Hindu priests offer prayers for monsoon rains in the Osman Sagar Lake on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India. (AP)

Cambodia Protest

3Police officers block the street as Boeung Kak lake residents protest in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Lake residents gathered to ask for the release of 13 protesters, who were given prison sentences between 1 and 2.5 years for rebuilding homes and clashing with the police after forced evictions in 2010, during an Appeal Court hearing. (Reuters)

Britain Northern Ireland Queen

4Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister and former IRA commander Martin McGuinness at the Lyric Theater in Belfast. (AP)

Somalia

5Children play in front of a Catholic church destroyed during the war in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Reuters)

Spain Protest

6Spanish riot police restrain a member of the ‘Stop Deshaucios’ (Stop Evictions) social movement during a protest to prevent an eviction in Oviedo, northern Spain. (Reuters)

Serbia Archaeology

7Archaeologists work at a site to find mammoth bones at an open-pit coal mine in Kostolac, some 100 km (62 miles) southeast of Belgrade, Serbia. Archaeologists say they have discovered a rare mammoth field containing the remains of at least five of the giant beasts that lived here tens of thousands of years ago. (Reuters)

France Wine Fair

8People walk near giant bottles in Bordeaux, southwestern France, on the eve of the inauguration of The Bordeaux Wine Fair. (AFP)

China Economy Retail

9A woman walks past statues in a popular shopping district in Beijing, China. (AFP)

Switzerland Rowing

10(Front to rear) Switzerland’s quadruple scull team Andre Vonarburg, Augustin Maillefer, Nico Stahlberg and Florian Stofer train on the Sarnersee at the Swiss rowing center in Sarnen. (Reuters)

One Response to “June 27, 2012”

  1. Jnan Bora says:

    Pictures of weal and woe bring delight and melancholy .

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