May 14, 2012

Posted May 14th, 2012 at 12:17 pm (UTC-4)
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"India Burma Refugees"

Refugees from Burma with their belongings at a makeshift camp in New Delhi, India. Hundreds of refugees have been camping outside the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) seeking refugee status and asylum in India. (AP)


Officials and mourners perform funeral prayers over the coffin of former Taliban minister Maulvi Arsala Rahmani, a senior member of the High Peace Council, in Kabul. Gunmen shot dead the top peace negotiator in the capital on May 13, 2012. (Reuters)


"South Korea Buddha Birthday"

Hye Man cries as a Buddhist monk shaves his head during a service to celebrate Buddha's upcoming birthday at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea. Hye Man is one of nine children who entered the temple to participate in Little Buddha camp, which allows youngsters to experience a monk's life for three weeks. (AP)

"Britain Aircraft Carrier"

Workers watch as the forward section of the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is moved onto a barge at HM Naval Base in Portsmouth, southern England. (Reuters)

"South Sudan"

A South Sudanese woman waiting to be flown back to her country sits at Khartoum Airport. The first batch of South Sudanese, who are among more than 12,000 South Sudanese stuck in Kosti port in White Nile State for up to a year, was flown back to their country in an evacuation assisted by the International Organization for Migration. (Reuters)


The space shuttle Enterprise is lowered onto a transport vehicle at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in Queens, New York. The shuttle will be placed on a barge that will move by tugboat up the Hudson River to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in June. (NASA/Kim Shiflet)

"Lebanon Syria"

A Sunni gunman fires during clashes, in the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanon. Street battles pitting Lebanese Sunnis, who generally support the Syrian uprising, against Alawite supporters of Assad's regime killed at least one person. (AP)


Armed policemen ride on a locomotive transporting the Soyuz TMA-04M to its launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome. (Reuters)

"France Cannes"

A worker (L) sets up a giant canvas of the official poster of the 65th Cannes Film Festival featuring U.S. actress Marilyn Monroe on the facade of the Festival Palace in Cannes, France. (Reuters)

"The Queen Wax Figure"

Keeley Scothern of Madame Tussauds waxworks museum in London puts the finishing touches on a new figure of the Queen in honor of her Diamond Jubilee. (AP)

"Italy Soccer"

Juventus' Alessandro Del Piero holds the football trophy after winning their 28th Italian Series A title at the end of their match against Atalanta at the Juventus stadium in Turin, Italy. (Reuters)

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