July 5, 2011

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 2:04 pm (UTC-4)

"Somalia Drought"

Somali women carrying their children as well as their belongings from Southern Somalia, make their way to the internally displaced camps in Mogadishu, Somalia, after fleeing their homes due to lack of water and food. A severe drought has plunged millions of Somalis into crisis after rains failed for several consecutive seasons in this Horn of Africa nation. (AP)

"India Creating States"

Indian students throw stones at policemen near burning tires during a two-day strike at Osmania University in Hyderabad, India, demanding the creation of a new state of Telangana. The strike came after more than a dozen lawmakers resigned from Parliament to press their demand that the new state of Telangana be carved from Andhra Pradesh. (AP)

"China Xiaolangdi Reservoir"

Visitors look at water gushing from the section of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River during a sand-washing operation in Jiyuan, Henan province. The operation is conducted to clear out silt deposits in the water, China Daily said. (Reuters)

"Germany Octopus Ophira"
"Cycling Tour De France"

Stage winner Cadel Evans of Australia, right, leads the sprint ahead of three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador of Spain, center, and Thor Hushovd of Norway, far left, during the fourth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 172.5 kilometers (107.2 miles) starting in Lorient and finishing in Mur de Bretagne, Brittany, western France. (AP)

"France Fashion Giorgio Armani"

A model wears a creation for the Giorgio Armani Fall-Winter 2011-2012 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris, France. (AP)

"Snowy Owl Harry"

Close-up on the yellow eyes of a Snowy owl Harry at the zoo in Hanover, northern Germany. (AFP)

"US Independence Day Celebrations"

Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art during an Independence Day celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. (AP)

2 responses to “July 5, 2011”

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