May 11, 2012

Posted May 11th, 2012 at 3:35 pm (UTC-4)
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Philippines Slum Fire

A man floats in the water with his belongings as another stays under a burning house during a fire in a slum area in Manila, Philippines. Officials say the fire that swept through a sprawling squatters' colony left two people missing, some 10,000 others homeless. (AP)


Israel Lebanon Border

An Israeli soldier looks through his binoculars as he monitors the southern Lebanese village of Kfar Kila from the Israeli town of Metula, as seen from the Lebanese side of the border. The Israeli military is building a wall that will run several kilometers along part of its border with Lebanon. (AFP)


Philippines South China Sea

Protesters call on the Chinese government to pull its vessels from Scarborough Shoal during a rally in front of the Chinese consulate in Manila, Philippines. The Philippines and China are in a standoff over the shoal after the Philippine navy accused Chinese boats of illegally fishing in the area. (AP)


Space Station Gagarin

International Space Station crew member U.S. astronaut Joseph Acaba signs an autograph near an illustration of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, at the space museum of the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (Reuters)


Yemen Protest

Yemeni protesters hold umbrellas in the colors of their national flag during a demonstration in the southern port city of Aden. Demonstrators called for the trial of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and demanded the removal of his relatives from their positions in the military. (AFP)


Cambodia Logging Activist

Slain Cambodian anti-logging activist Chut Wutty's son, Chheuy Udom Rasmey, stands near a portrait of his father during a commemoration ceremony in Koh Kong province May 11, 2012. About 300 people traveled to the Cardamom Mountains in southwestern Cambodia to attend. (Reuters)


West Bank Samaritans

Members of the Samaritan sect take part in the traditional pilgrimage marking Passover atop Mount Gerizim near the West Bank city of Nablus in the early morning. The Samaritans, who trace their roots to the biblical Kingdom of Israel in what is now the northern occupied West Bank, observe religious practices similar to those of Judaism. (Reuters)


Giro d'Italia

Garmin-Barracuda rider Ramunas Navardauskas of Lithuania wearing the leader pink jersey arrives prior to the start of the 209km sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia from Urbino to Porto Sant'Elpidio. (Reuters)


Pakistan Hot Weather

A Pakistani girl cools off in a water channel in Lahore. Heatwave conditions have brought temperatures in excess of 40 degrees celsius in many parts of the country. (AFP)


Kiev Alter of Nations


Grand Prix Diving

Chao He, of China, performs during the men's three-meter springboard preliminaries at the USA Diving Grand Prix in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (AP)


South Korea EXPO

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