July 26, 2012

Posted July 26th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-4)
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DRC Congo Unrest

Congolese army tanks retreat through the village of Rugari, around 37km from Goma, following an alleged ambush by M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s restive North Kivu province. (AFP)

Ukraine Protest

Security guards detain an activist from women’s rights group Femen as she protests against the visit of the head of the dominant Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill (R), to Ukraine, at Borispol airport, near the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. (Reuters)

Anaconda Weighing

Many hands join in to help as an anaconda snake at the Oklahoma City Zoo has dental floss taped to it’s head and along it’s body as it is measured at the zoo in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. The anaconda weighed 152 lbs. and measured 16 feet. (AP)

US Australia Balloon

Austrian athlete Felix Baumgartner descend to the desert after successfully completing the second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos in Roswell, New Mexico, USA, July 25, 2012. Baumgartner reached an altitude of 29.455 meters with a space capsule on a huge balloon during a successful second test jump. (AFP)

India Business

Hamid, 59, uses a hammer to break an engine outside a scrapyard at an industrial area in Mumbai, India. (Reuters)

Argentina New Bank Note

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner unveils a large scale bill of the new 100 pesos bank note with a portrait of former First Lady Eva Peron to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Eva’s death, during a ceremony at the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires. (Reuters)

Pakistan Society

A man uses plastic bottles to help him and his daughter swim, near the banks of the Ravi river, on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakistan. (Reuters)

London Olympics Torch

British actresses and torchbearers Joanna Lumley, center right, and Jennifer Saunders, center left, carry the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg between Lambeth and Kensington and Chelsea, in London. (AP/LOCOG)

Drought Mississippi River

A small boat passes along the Louisiana side of the Mississippi River at Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA. In a switch of extremes, the river has dropped to very low levels this summer, unlike last year when the river was flooding much of the Delta due to record high levels. The drop in water level now exposes the river bottom, forcing river traffic to a trickle. (AP)

Indonesia Islam

Indonesian students at the Ar Raudhatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school in Medan city in Sumatra island hold prayers during Ramadan. (AFP)


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