June 29, 2012

Posted June 29th, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-4)
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China Astronauts

1Liu Yang (C), China’s first female astronaut, waves next to her comrade Jing Haipeng (L) as she comes out of the re-entry capsule of China’s Shenzhou 9 spacecraft in Siziwang Banner, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Reuters)

Singapore Mraz

2Camera operators are silhouetted as they film a news conference by U.S. singer Jason Mraz at the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. (Reuters)

England Persian Elephant

3A member of Sotheby’s auction house staff looks at The Shah of Persia’s Elephant Automation Clock, circa 1780, with a guide price of £1-2 million (1.5-3 million US$), London, England. (Reuters)

Nepal

4Foot imprint of a Nepalese farmer is left on mud during the celebrations of Asar Pandhra or the festival of planting rice in Pokhara, west of Katmandu. (AP)

India Lemon

5Twelve-year-old Chatu collects lemons at a wholesale fruit market in Kolkata, India. (Reuters)

Finland sports

6France’s Alice Decaux takes the start of the women’s 100m hurdles qualifications at the 2012 European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland. (AFP)

Russia Dog

7Shar Pei dog Cleopatra breast-feeds one of two adopted tiger cubs in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi. (AFP)

India Frog Marriage

8The wedding of two frogs, arranged by Hindu farmers seeking rainfall, is performed in Nagpur in order to please the Rain Gods and in the hope that the region would soon receive monsoon showers. (AFP)

 

One Response to “June 29, 2012”

  1. Piyada says:

    I really love all the photos VOA posted. They are all interesting. I can also learn something new from them. Thank you very much. Piyada

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