July 18, 2012

Posted July 18th, 2012 at 2:01 pm (UTC-4)
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Greece Wildfire

A house is surrounded by flames during a wildfire near Patras, Greece. Regional authorities declared an emergency in southwestern Greece as wildfires threatened village homes outside the city of Patras. (AP)

Spain Civil Unrest

Civil servants shout slogans during a protest against government austerity measures as they block Madrid’s main street Paseo de la Castellana, Spain. (Reuters)

Oscar Pistorius of South Africa trains before the men’s 400 meters event at the 23rd International Athletics Meeting in Lignano Sabbiadoro. (Reuters)

Afghanistan NATO Supply Trucks

Black smoke rises from burning NATO supply trucks in Samangan, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan officials say a magnetic bomb placed on a truck exploded and destroyed 22 NATO supply vehicles. (AP)

Argentina AMIA Anniversary

People hold portraits of victims of the terrorist bombing attack against the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) institute that killed 85 people and injured 300, during the commemoration of its 18th anniversary, in Buenos Aires. (AFP)

Japan Emperor

Shinto priests pray as Japan’s Emperor Akihito, unseen, visits Meiji Shrine where his great-grandfather Emperor Mutsuhito’s spirit is dedicated, in Tokyo. (AP)

Smoke is seen after a blast at Bulgaria’s Burgas airport. Three people were killed and over 20 were injured by an explosion on a bus carrying Israeli tourists outside the airport of the coastal city of Burgas, authorities said. (Reuters)

China Environment

A motor tricycle loaded with recyclable plastic bottles drives along a street in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China. (Reuters)

Ukraine Cane Images

A visitor walks through a sculpture ‘OUR BABAS 7+2’ (cane images) by Ukrainian artist Zinayida Likhachova in the museum of Ukrainian traditional architecture in Pyrogovo in Kyiv. (Reuters)


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