May 8, 2012

Posted May 8th, 2012 at 2:12 pm (UTC-4)
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Members of the Jordanian military band walk after their performance at the opening of the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference at King Abdullah I Airbase in Amman. (Reuters)

"Italy Turkey"

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti (R) poses with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a Turkish-Italian meeting at Villa Madama in Rome. (Reuters)

"South Korea Buddha Birthday"

A South Korean worker attaches a Buddhist's name card on lantern to prepare for the celebration of the upcoming Buddha's 2,556st birthday on May 28 at the Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea. (AP)


A boy cries as he holds his sister in his lap after a confrontation with squatters and police personnel, who arrived to demolish houses that were built illegally, in Kathmandu. The demolition drive is a run up to the Nepalese government's decision to force out squatters from their place of residence and introduce an alternate settlement along with a property ownership document, according to the local media. (Reuters)


A tourist walks besides kayaks and canoes on Fulong beach in New Taipei city, northeastern Taiwan. (Reuters)



Members of a local dance troupe perform in Setif during a visit by Algeria President Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the commemoration of the Algerian war of Independence. (Reuters)


Rea Inu Bake, from the Indian tribe Hunikui, takes part in a protest against slave labor outside the Chamber of Deputies in Brasilia. Brazil's lower house is expected to vote on a constitutional amendment that would punish landholders found to be using slave labor. (AP)

"Lady Gaga"

Singer Lady Gaga reacts as she gives her autographs to fans upon arrival at Narita international airport in Narita, east of Tokyo, Japan. (AP)

"Marilyn Monroe"
"Spain Sport"

Spain's Feliciano Lopez (R) returns the ball to Jurgen Melzer of Austria during the men's singles match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Spain. (Reuters)

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