July 17, 2012

Posted July 17th, 2012 at 2:23 pm (UTC-4)
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Afghanistan Poverty

1An Afghan man grinds wheat at a traditional mill in Nahr-e Shahi district of Balkh province. Poverty and an ongoing insurgency by the ousted Taliban still pose a threat to the stability of the country. (AFP)

Burma Suu Kyi

2Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi receives a gift from Foreign minister of Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg during their meeting at Thingaha hotel in Naypyitaw, Burma. The visiting foreign minister handed over the posthumous gift from the late Vaclav Havel to fellow Nobel peace laureate. (AP)

Egypt Military

3Soldiers perform during a medal ceremony for graduates at the Egyptian Military Academy in Cairo. (Reuters)

South Korea Water Festival

4Participants throw water at one another during a promotional event for water festival in Seoul, South Korea. The event was held as a part of local county office’s promotion to encourage people to spend for summer vacation at their county. (AP)

Germany Zoo

5Two Grey Crowned cranes look at each other in their enclosure at the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany. (AP)

Spain Fire

6Smoke billows from a wildfire over the town of Tijoco Bajo, on the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife. (AFP)

Colombia Indians

7Nasa Indians drag off a soldier in Toribio, southern Colombia. Dozens of Indians attacked half a dozen soldiers guarding communication towers on the outskirts of the town. Indians have demanded that security forces and leftist rebels stay off their land. (AP)

Taiwan Paper Windmill

8Dancers perform during a dress rehearsal of Paper Windmill Fantasia in Taipei, Taiwan, before setting out for performances in Beijing, China. (AP)

China 3D Painting

9A man poses for a photograph near a 3D painting at the 2012 Magic Art Special Exhibition in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, July 16, 2012. (Reuters)

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