15 Maj 2012

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The Soyuz TMA-04M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying Expedition 31 Soyuz Commander Gennady Padalka, NASA Flight Engineer Joseph Acaba and Flight Engineer Sergei Revin to the International Space Station. (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

"France Politics"

France's outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy and outgoing First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy leave the Elysee Palace at the end of a handover ceremony in Paris as newly-elected President Francois Hollande (R Rear) and companion Valerie Trierweiler look on from the steps of the palace. (Reuters)

"World's Shortest Man"

Local radio personalities Fitzy, right, and Wippa, left, lift Chandra Bahadur Dangi, the world shortest person, as water rushes in at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. Dangi, a 72-year-old Nepalese man who according to the Guinness World Records, is 54.6 centimeters (21.5 inches), touches the ocean and sand for the first time in his life. (AP)

"Israel Palestinians"
"Pakistan NATO"

Oil tankers, which were used to transport NATO fuel supplies to Afghanistan, are parked at a compound in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP)

"Poland Soccer Euro 2012"

Warsaw residents and tourists sign a giant football with Poland's national symbols in downtown Warsaw. Emotions are building up for the Euro 2012 football championships that will kick off with a Poland-Greece match in Warsaw on June 8 and will close in July in Kyiv, Ukraine that co-hosts the event. (AP)

"Sri Lanka War Parade"

Sri Lankan army officers prepare for a rehearsal of a military parade in Colombo. Sri Lanka will commemorate the government's victory over the Tamil Tiger rebels in an annual military pageant scheduled for May 19. (AP)

"JP Morgan Lossa"

A poster of JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is covered with eggs thrown by protesters, outside the gate of JP Morgan Chase annual stockholders meeting, in Tampa, Florida. (AP)

"Vietnam Trash"

A worker rides past a garbage dump as she returns home along highway 5, near Hanoi, Vietnam. (Reuters)

"Germany China Exhibition"

A woman walks in front of the sculpture 'Living together' (2012) in the exhibition 'Re-Generation' of Chinese artist Xu Jiang in the Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau, a museum of the Dresden State Art Collection (SKD), in Dresden, eastern Germany. (AP)

"California Surfing"

A surfer falls off his board while riding after sunset in Cardiff, California. (Reuters)

"Switzerland Disaster"

Police and spectators watch the slab of rock that is breaking away from Valegion in Preonzo in southern Switzerland. About 300,000 cubic meters of the Valegion mountain collapsed and crashed into the valley below close to the village of Preonzo. (Reuters)

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