June 29, 2012

Posted June 29th, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-4)
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China Astronauts

Liu Yang (C), China’s first female astronaut, waves next to her comrade Jing Haipeng (L) as she comes out of the re-entry capsule of China’s Shenzhou 9 spacecraft in Siziwang Banner, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Reuters)

Singapore Mraz

Camera operators are silhouetted as they film a news conference by U.S. singer Jason Mraz at the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. (Reuters)

England Persian Elephant

A member of Sotheby’s auction house staff looks at The Shah of Persia’s Elephant Automation Clock, circa 1780, with a guide price of £1-2 million (1.5-3 million US$), London, England. (Reuters)


Foot imprint of a Nepalese farmer is left on mud during the celebrations of Asar Pandhra or the festival of planting rice in Pokhara, west of Katmandu. (AP)

India Lemon

Twelve-year-old Chatu collects lemons at a wholesale fruit market in Kolkata, India. (Reuters)

Finland sports

France’s Alice Decaux takes the start of the women’s 100m hurdles qualifications at the 2012 European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland. (AFP)

Russia Dog

Shar Pei dog Cleopatra breast-feeds one of two adopted tiger cubs in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi. (AFP)

India Frog Marriage

The wedding of two frogs, arranged by Hindu farmers seeking rainfall, is performed in Nagpur in order to please the Rain Gods and in the hope that the region would soon receive monsoon showers. (AFP)


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