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Pictures of the Month 2009

June 2009
June 2009
PEOPLE-JACKSON/
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June 28, 2009
Michael Jackson is honored on a marquee at the Los Angeles Theater in California, June 27, 2009. Michael...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Michael Jackson is honored on a marquee at the Los Angeles Theater
Michael Jackson is honored on a marquee at the Los Angeles Theater in California, June 27, 2009. Michael Jackson, the child star turned King of Pop who set the world dancing but whose musical genius was overshadowed by a bizarre lifestyle and sex scandals, died on Thursday. He was 50. REUTERS/Joshua Lott (UNITED STATES ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
COMOROS CRASH/
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June 30, 2009
A relative of passengers of the Airbus A310-300 flight from Yemen speaks with the media as he arrives...
Roissy, France
A relative of passengers of the Airbus A310-300 flight from Yemen arrives at a crisis centre at Charles...
A relative of passengers of the Airbus A310-300 flight from Yemen speaks with the media as he arrives at a crisis centre at Charles de Gaulle airport near Paris, June 30, 2009. An Airbus A310-300 from Yemen with 153 people on board, including 66 French nationals, crashed into the sea as it approached the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros in bad weather early on Tuesday, officials said. Some bodies were recovered from the wreck of the Yemenia plane, said Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Qader, undersecretary of Yemen's aviation authority. The airline said one survivor had been rescued from the sea. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE DISASTER TRANSPORT)

++ EDITORS NOTE THAT FRENCH LAW REQUIRES THAT FACES OF DISASTER VICTIMS ARE MASKED IN PUBLICATIONS WITHIN FRANCE ++
SOCCER-CONFEDERATIONS/
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June 25, 2009
Brazil's Julio Cesar eyes the ball during the Confederations Cup semi-final soccer match against South...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Brazil's Cesar eyes the ball during the Confederations Cup semi-final soccer match against South Africa...
Brazil's Julio Cesar eyes the ball during the Confederations Cup semi-final soccer match against South Africa at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg June 25, 2009. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (SOUTH AFRICA)
JORDAN/
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June 28, 2009
Jordanians attend the Ahel Al Himmeh award ceremony at the Roman Amphitheatre in Amman June 28, 2009....
Amman, Jordan
Jordanians attend the Ahel Al Himmeh award ceremony at the Roman Amphitheatre in Amman
Jordanians attend the Ahel Al Himmeh award ceremony at the Roman Amphitheatre in Amman June 28, 2009. The Ahel Al Himmeh award is an initiative launched by Queen Rania on March 10, 2009 to commemorate the tenth anniversary of King Abdullah's accession to the throne. The award honours people or groups who have made significant contributions to the community. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN SOCIETY ROYALS)
HONDURAS-PRESIDENT/PROTEST
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June 28, 2009
A supporter of Honduras' President Manuel Zelaya demonstrates in front of burning tires outside the presidential...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
A supporter of Honduras' President Zelaya demonstrates in front of burning tires outside the presidential...
A supporter of Honduras' President Manuel Zelaya demonstrates in front of burning tires outside the presidential residency in Tegucigalpa June 28, 2009. Witnesses said Zelaya was detained at home by troops in a constitutional crisis over his attempt to win re-election. CNN's Spanish-language channel later quoted Costa Rican officials as saying he was in Costa Rica and seeking political asylum. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (HONDURAS CONFLICT POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PEOPLE-JACKSON/
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June 28, 2009
"MJ" Nala, a Michael Jackson impersonator, performs during a tribute to the late pop icon at a shopping...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"MJ" Nala, a Michael Jackson impersonator, performs during a tribute to the late pop icon at a shopping...
"MJ" Nala, a Michael Jackson impersonator, performs during a tribute to the late pop icon at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur June 28, 2009. Jackson, the child star turned King of Pop who set the world dancing but whose musical genius was overshadowed by a bizarre lifestyle and sex scandals, died on Thursday. He was 50. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY)
GUINEA-BISSAU-ELECION
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June 28, 2009
A Guinea-Bissau woman shows her inked finger after voting at a polling station in Bissau, June 28, 2009....
Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
A Guinea-Bissau woman shows her inked finger after voting at a polling station in Bissau
A Guinea-Bissau woman shows her inked finger after voting at a polling station in Bissau, June 28, 2009. People in Guinea-Bissau voted on Sunday in an election to replace the slain president of the West African state, hoping for a chance to end years of turmoil worsened by military infighting and cocaine smuggling cartels. REUTERS/Joe Penney (GUINEA-BISSAU POLITICS ELECTIONS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HUNGARY
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June 28, 2009
Hungarian couple Peter Cziraki and Judit Toth paddle toward their house in floodwaters from the Danube...
NAGYMAROS, Hungary
Hungarian couple Peter Cziraki and Judit Toth paddle toward their house in floodwaters from the Danube...
Hungarian couple Peter Cziraki and Judit Toth paddle toward their house in floodwaters from the Danube river in Nagymaros, 56 km (35 miles) north of Budapest, June 28,2009. The Danube is expected to peak at 704 centimetres in Budapest on Sunday after some of the heaviest rainfalls in 50 years. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh (HUNGARY ENVIRONMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
JAPAN
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June 28, 2009
An Iranian protester residing in Japan makes a peace sign with a green band, the symbolic colour of opposition...
Tokyo, Japan
An Iranian protester residing in Japan makes a peace sign in Tokyo
An Iranian protester residing in Japan makes a peace sign with a green band, the symbolic colour of opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi, in Tokyo June 28, 2009. About a hundred demonstrators rallied on Sunday in support of defeated presidential candidate Mousavi and called for the accountability of the government. REUTERS/Issei Kato (JAPAN POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ISRAEL-RELIGION/
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June 27, 2009
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish child holds a bottle during a protest against the opening of a parking lot in...
Jerusalem, Israel
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish child holds a bottle during a protest against the opening of a parking lot in...
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish child holds a bottle during a protest against the opening of a parking lot in Jerusalem June 27, 2009. Ultra-Orthodox Jews protesting the opening of the parking lot on the Jewish sabbath clashed with police separating them and secular demonstrators who held a counter protest in support of the move. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (JERUSALEM RELIGION CONFLICT IMAGES OF THE DAY POLITICS SOCIETY)
MEXICO/
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June 28, 2009
Revelers take part in the Gay Pride Parade in Monterrey, northern Mexico June 27, 2009. Thousand of gays,...
Monterrey, Mexico
Revelers take part in the Gay Pride Parade in Monterrey
Revelers take part in the Gay Pride Parade in Monterrey, northern Mexico June 27, 2009. Thousand of gays, lesbians, transsexuals and supporters took part in the parade. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ISRAEL-RELIGION/
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June 27, 2009
Israeli border police officers detain an ultra-Orthodox Jew during a protest against the opening of a...
Jerusalem, Israel
Israeli border police officers detain an ultra-Orthodox Jew during a protest in Jerusalem
Israeli border police officers detain an ultra-Orthodox Jew during a protest against the opening of a parking lot in Jerusalem June 27, 2009. Ultra-Orthodox Jews, angry at the opening of the parking lot on the Jewish sabbath, clashed with police separating them from secular Jerusalem residents who held a protest on Saturday in support of the move. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (JERUSALEM POLITICS CONFLICT RELIGION IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA
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June 28, 2009
A boy bathes in a tube well to beat the heat on the outskirts of the northern Indian city of Chandigarh...
Chandigarh, India
Boy bathes in tube well to beat heat on outskirts of Chandigarh
A boy bathes in a tube well to beat the heat on the outskirts of the northern Indian city of Chandigarh June 29, 2009. Temperatures reached 42 degrees Celsius (108 Fahrenheit) in Chandigarh, India Meteorological Department said. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA ENVIRONMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HONDURAS-PRESIDENT/REPLACE
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June 28, 2009
Honduras' President of National Congress Roberto Micheletti (C) takes the oath of office before assuming...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Honduras' President of National Congress Micheletti takes the oath of office before assuming the position...
Honduras' President of National Congress Roberto Micheletti (C) takes the oath of office before assuming the position of acting president in Tegucigalpa June 28, 2009. Honduran deputies named Congress head Micheletti as acting president to replace President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted by the military on Sunday. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (HONDURAS POLITICS CONFLICT)
RUGBY-LIONS/
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June 27, 2009
British and Irish Lions' Ronan O'Gara looks on after being defeated by South Africa in their international...
Pretoria, South Africa
British and Irish Lions' O'Gara looks on after being defeated by South Africa in their international...
British and Irish Lions' Ronan O'Gara looks on after being defeated by South Africa in their international rugby test match at the Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 27, 2009. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (SOUTH AFRICA SPORT RUGBY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MOTORCYCLING-PRIX/
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June 27, 2009
250 cc rider Alvaro Bautista of Spain crashes during the Dutch Motorcycling Grand Prix in Assen, the...
Assen, Netherlands
250 cc rider Bautista of Spain crashes during the Dutch Motorcycling Grand Prix in Assen
250 cc rider Alvaro Bautista of Spain crashes during the Dutch Motorcycling Grand Prix in Assen, the Netherlands, June 27, 2009. REUTERS/Michael Kooren (NETHERLANDS SPORT MOTOR RACING IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/VIOLENCE
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June 27, 2009
An Israeli soldier scuffles with an activist in the West Bank village of Safa near Hebron June 27, 2009....
Hebron, Palestinian Territories
An Israeli soldier scuffles with an activist in Safa near Hebron
An Israeli soldier scuffles with an activist in the West Bank village of Safa near Hebron June 27, 2009. Several people were injured on Saturday in scuffles between Israeli soldiers and peace activists accompanying Palestinians to agricultural fields in the occupied West Bank, witnesses said. REUTERS/Nayef Hashlamoun (WEST BANK CONFLICT MILITARY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HONDURAS/
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June 24, 2009
Members of the Honduras police bomb squad open a box containing the body of a woman at La Cabana neighbourhood...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Members of the Honduras police bomb squad open a box containing the body of a woman at La Cabana neighbourhood...
Members of the Honduras police bomb squad open a box containing the body of a woman at La Cabana neighbourhood in Tegucigalpa, June 23, 2009. The bomb squad was called in to inspect the contents of the box, which was believed to contain a bomb. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (HONDURAS CRIME LAW)
IRAN/
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June 05, 2009
A supporter of Iranian President and candidate for the upcoming presidential election Mahmoud Ahmadinejad...
Tehran, Iran
A supporter of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad looks at his picture after Friday prayers at Tehran's university
A supporter of Iranian President and candidate for the upcoming presidential election Mahmoud Ahmadinejad looks at his picture after Friday prayers at Tehran's university June 5, 2009. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (IRAN POLITICS ELECTIONS) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE ALSO SEE: GM1E57U1DOW01
SOMALIA-CONFLICT/REFUGEE
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June 06, 2009
A Somali refugee girl waits to be fingerprinted by the United Nations High Commission of Refugees at...
Dadaab, Kenya
A Somali refugee girl waits to be fingerprinted by the United Nations High Commission of Refugees at...
A Somali refugee girl waits to be fingerprinted by the United Nations High Commission of Refugees at Dagahaley camp in Dadaab in Kenya's northeastern province June 3, 2009. Picture taken June 3, 2009. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (KENYA CONFLICT POLITICS SOCIETY)
OBAMA-GERMANY/
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June 05, 2009
U.S. President Barack Obama pays his respects at a memorial plaque in front of the gate building during...
BUCHENWALD, Germany
US President Obama pays respects in front of the gate building during a visit to the former Buchenwald...
U.S. President Barack Obama pays his respects at a memorial plaque in front of the gate building during a visit to the former Buchenwald Nazi concentration camp near the eastern German city of Weimar, June 5, 2009 as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Holocaust survivors Elie Wiesel and Bertrand Herz watch. Obama is on a two-day visit to Germany. REUTERS/Oliver Multhaup/POOL (GERMANY POLITICS)
MDF41674.SUB
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June 04, 2009
Garda Damian Mulkearns answers his mobile phone whilst pushing the ballot box from the harbour to the...
Burtonport, Ireland
Garda Damian Mulkearns answers his mobile phone whilst pushing the ballot box
Garda Damian Mulkearns answers his mobile phone whilst pushing the ballot box from the harbour to the polling station in a wheel barrow, Inishfree, Ireland, June 4,2009. Inishfree is a small island situated of the coast of Donegal with only one permanent resident, Barry Pilcher, who's house doubles as the polling station for the other voters who make the trip from the mainland to cast their vote.REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton(Ireland)
GOLF-OPEN/
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June 22, 2009
Ricky Barnes (L) of the U.S. reacts to a missed birdie putt next to U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover on...
Farmingdale, UNITED STATES
Ricky Barnes of the U.S. reacts to a missed birdie putt on 18th green during fourth round of U.S. Open...
Ricky Barnes (L) of the U.S. reacts to a missed birdie putt next to U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover on the 18th green during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf championship on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, New York, June 22, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES SPORT GOLF IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BRITAIN/
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June 02, 2009
The sculpture 'In Our Image' by artist Joseph Hiller is lowered into position at the entrance of Aycliffe...
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
The sculpture 'In Our Image' by artist Joseph Hiller is lowered into position at the entrance of Aycliffe...
The sculpture 'In Our Image' by artist Joseph Hiller is lowered into position at the entrance of Aycliffe business park in Newton Aycliffe, northern England June 2, 2009. Hiller has been working with a nine man team to construct the sculpture which will stand 16.7 meters tall. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
ISRAEL/
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June 02, 2009
An Israeli boy takes cover under a desk in a bomb shelter at a school in Jerusalem June 2, 2009, after...
Jerusalem, Israel
Israeli boy takes cover under a desk in a bomb shelter at a school in Jerusalem
An Israeli boy takes cover under a desk in a bomb shelter at a school in Jerusalem June 2, 2009, after a siren was sounded during a nationwide civil defence drill simulating a rocket attack. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (JERUSALEM POLITICS EDUCATION IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE: ALSO SEE GM1E5A50TFS01
IRAN-ELECTION/
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June 06, 2009
Former Prime Minister Mirhossein Mousavi, who is a candidate for the upcoming presidential elections...
Tehran, Iran
Former Prime Minister Mousavi, who is a candidate for the upcoming presidential elections looks through...
Former Prime Minister Mirhossein Mousavi, who is a candidate for the upcoming presidential elections looks through the window of his bus as he departs the stadium in the city of Karaj, 50 km west of Tehran June 6, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz (IRAN POLITICS ELECTIONS)
ECB/TRICHET
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June 22, 2009
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet pauses during his speech at an economy luncheon in...
Madrid, Spain
European Central Bank President Trichet pauses during his speech at an economy luncheon in Madrid
European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet pauses during his speech at an economy luncheon in Madrid June 22, 2009. Trichet said on Monday that policymakers must remain alert despite initial signs of a slowing in the pace of economic decline. REUTERS/Juan Medina (SPAIN BUSINESS)
BASEBALL/
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June 22, 2009
New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada (L), talks with pitcher David Robertson (2nd L) as teammates Derek...
Miami, UNITED STATES
New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada talks with pitcher David Robertson as teammates Derek Jeter and...
New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada (L), talks with pitcher David Robertson (2nd L) as teammates Derek Jeter and Robinson Cano listen in during MLB interleague baseball action against the Florida Marlins in Miami, Florida June 21, 2009. REUTERS/Hans Deryk (UNITED STATES SPORT BASEBALL IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BRITAIN/
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June 21, 2009
A boy photographs D-Day veterans before the final commemorative service of the Normandy Veterans Association...
London, United Kingdom
A boy photographs D-Day veterans before the final commemorative service of the Normandy Veterans Association...
A boy photographs D-Day veterans before the final commemorative service of the Normandy Veterans Association at the Cenotaph in London June 21, 2009. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN ANNIVERSARY CONFLICT MILITARY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
IRAN-ELECTION/
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June 09, 2009
Supporters of Iran's presidential election candidate Mirhossein Mousavi apply green paint on their faces...
Tehran, Iran
Supporters of Iran's presidential candidate Mousavi apply green paint on their faces in Tehran
Supporters of Iran's presidential election candidate Mirhossein Mousavi apply green paint on their faces during a campaign rally in Tehran June 9, 2009. Green is the campaign colour of Mousavi. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (IRAN POLITICS ELECTIONS)
CHINA
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June 20, 2009
A migrant labourer walks at a construction site in downtown Shanghai June 20, 2009. REUTERS/Aly Song...
Shanghai, China
A migrant labourer walks at a construction site in downtown Shanghai
A migrant labourer walks at a construction site in downtown Shanghai June 20, 2009. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA BUSINESS SOCIETY)
MOTOR-RACING-PRIX/
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June 21, 2009
Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates after winning the British F1 Grand...
Silverstone, United Kingdom
Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates after winning the British F1 Grand...
Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates after winning the British F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone, central England, June 21, 2009. REUTERS/Stephen Hird (BRITAIN SPORT MOTOR RACING IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ISRAEL/
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June 21, 2009
An Israeli police officer shouts during scuffles with protesters in Jerusalem June 21, 2009. Hundreds...
Jerusalem, Israel
An Israeli police officer shouts during scuffles with protesters in Jerusalem
An Israeli police officer shouts during scuffles with protesters in Jerusalem June 21, 2009. Hundreds of Israeli Druze and Circassians held a protest outside the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem on Sunday against what they call unequal government funding for their communities. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (JERUSALEM POLITICS CONFLICT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MALAWI/
RTR24UWA
June 20, 2009
A boy displays boiled rats for sale on the main highway in Malawi's capital Lilongwe June 20, 2009. ...
Lilongwe, Malawi
A boy displays boiled rats for sale on the main highway in Malawi's capital Lilongwe
A boy displays boiled rats for sale on the main highway in Malawi's capital Lilongwe June 20, 2009. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (MALAWI SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS ANIMALS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BOSNIA/
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June 01, 2009
A Bosnian Muslim woman cries during a mass funeral in the village of Memici near Zvornik June 1, 2009....
Zvornik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnian Muslim woman cries during a mass funeral in the village of Memici near Zvornik
A Bosnian Muslim woman cries during a mass funeral in the village of Memici near Zvornik June 1, 2009. Thousands of Bosnians attended a mass funeral near Zvornik for Muslims killed by Serb forces at the beginning of the country's 1992-95 war, found in mass graves and identified later. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA CONFLICT SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
FRANCE/
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June 01, 2009
Distraught relatives and friends of passengers of Air France flight AF447 arrive at crisis center at...
Paris, France
Distraught relatives and friends of passengers of Air France flight AF447 arrive at crisis cener at...
Distraught relatives and friends of passengers of Air France flight AF447 arrive at crisis center at Charles de Gaulle airport near Paris, June 1, 2009.The Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight disappeared from radar early June 1, 2009 with 228 people aboard. Editors Note: French law requires that faces of disaster victims and families should be masked in publications within France. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE)
KOSOVO
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June 10, 2009
A Slovenian soldier is seen in a military base during celebrations marking KFOR's (Kosovo Force) 10th...
Pristina, Kosovo
A Slovenian soldier is seen in a military base in Pristina
A Slovenian soldier is seen in a military base during celebrations marking KFOR's (Kosovo Force) 10th anniversary in Kosovo June 9, 2009. Picture taken June 9, 2009. REUTERS/Hazir Reka (KOSOVO SOCIETY POLITICS MILITARY ANNIVERSARY)
PAKISTAN-VIOLENCE/
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June 10, 2009
Supporters of the Sunni Tehreek religious party take part in an anti-Taliban and anti-U.S. march in Lahore...
Lahore, Pakistan
Supporters of the Sunni Tehreek religious party take part in an anti-Taliban and anti-U.S. march in Lahore...
Supporters of the Sunni Tehreek religious party take part in an anti-Taliban and anti-U.S. march in Lahore June 10, 2009. The army launched a fresh operation against Taliban fighters in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, a day after a suicide attack on a luxury hotel in Peshawar killed at least nine people, including two foreign U.N. workers. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza (PAKISTAN CONFLICT POLITICS)
HORSERACING/BELMONT
RTR24DIS
June 07, 2009
Jockey Kent Desormeaux hoists the Tiffany Trophy after riding Summer Bird to victory in the 141st running...
Elmont, UNITED STATES
Jockey Kent Desormeaux hoists the Tiffany Trophy after riding Summer Bird to victory in the 141st running...
Jockey Kent Desormeaux hoists the Tiffany Trophy after riding Summer Bird to victory in the 141st running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, June 6, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer (UNITED STATES SPORT HORSE RACING)
CANADA/
RTR24F87
June 07, 2009
Aurora, a 20-year-old Beluga whale, swims with her newborn calf after giving birth at the Vancouver Aquarium...
Vancouver, Canada
Aurora swims with calf at the Vancouver Aquarium in Vancouver
Aurora, a 20-year-old Beluga whale, swims with her newborn calf after giving birth at the Vancouver Aquarium in Vancouver, British Columbia June 7, 2009. Aurora was in labour for about three hours before delivering the calf. REUTERS/Andy Clark (CANADA SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
IRAN-ELECTION/
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June 15, 2009
A demonstrator gestures towards a police helicopter during a rally in support of defeated presidential...
Tehran, Iran
A demonstrator gestures towards a police helicopter during a rally in support of defeated presidential...
A demonstrator gestures towards a police helicopter during a rally in support of defeated presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi western Tehran June 15, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz (IRAN POLITICS ELECTIONS)
PEOPLE-BROWN/
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June 22, 2009
R&B singer Chris Brown sits during a preliminary hearing at a Criminal Court in Los Angeles June 22,...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Brown sits during a preliminary hearing at a Criminal Court in Los Angeles
R&B singer Chris Brown sits during a preliminary hearing at a Criminal Court in Los Angeles June 22, 2009. Brown pleaded guilty on Monday to assaulting his former girlfriend, pop star Rihanna. REUTERS/Lori Shepler/Pool (UNITED STATES ENTERTAINMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SPAIN/
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June 11, 2009
A four-year-old girl plays during the "Coca" celebration in Redondela in rural northeastern Spain June...
Redondela, Spain
A four-year-old girl plays during the "Coca" celebration in Redondela in rural northeastern Spain
A four-year-old girl plays during the "Coca" celebration in Redondela in rural northeastern Spain June 11, 2009. The tradition of dancing with daughters on the shoulders is taken from a local legend which is believed to have its origins in the Middle Ages about two women being saved from a dragon by dancing in the said manner. The children are dressed in traditional costumes called "Penlas". REUTERS/Miguel Vidal (SPAIN SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HORSE-RACING/
RTR24PMU
June 16, 2009
Designer Isabell Kristensen arrives for the first day of racing at the Royal Ascot meeting in southern...
Ascot, United Kingdom
Designer Isabell Kristensen arrives for the first day of racing at the Royal Ascot meeting in southern...
Designer Isabell Kristensen arrives for the first day of racing at the Royal Ascot meeting in southern England June 16, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN SPORT HORSE RACING IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ISRAEL/
RTR256ZE
June 30, 2009
Israeli soldiers take part in a an urban warfare drill inside a mock village at Tzeelim army base in...
Tzeelim, Israel
Israeli soldiers take part in a an urban warfare drill in Negev Desert
Israeli soldiers take part in a an urban warfare drill inside a mock village at Tzeelim army base in the Negev Desert June 30, 2009. REUTERS/Amir Cohen (ISRAEL MILITARY POLITICS)
INDIA
RTR256X4
June 30, 2009
A fisherman and his wife fish in the waters of Vembanad Lake in the southern Indian city of Kochi June...
Kochi, India
Fisherman and his wife fish in waters of Vembanad Lake in Kochi
A fisherman and his wife fish in the waters of Vembanad Lake in the southern Indian city of Kochi June 30, 2009. REUTERS/Sivaram V (INDIA BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
RUGBY-LIONS/
RTR253MO
June 27, 2009
British and Irish Lions' Stephen Jones (L) tackles South Africa's Brian Habana during their international...
Pretoria, South Africa
British and Irish Lions' Jones tackles South Africa's Habana during their international rugby test match...
British and Irish Lions' Stephen Jones (L) tackles South Africa's Brian Habana during their international rugby test match at the Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria June 27, 2009. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (SOUTH AFRICA SPORT RUGBY IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE: ALSO SEE GM1E64M1SXA01
CYCLING/
RTR24N25
June 14, 2009
Participants ride through the Slovenian capital at the mass start of the 156 km (98 miles) Franja cycling...
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Participants ride through the Slovenian capital at the mass start of the Franja cycling marathon in Ljubljana...
Participants ride through the Slovenian capital at the mass start of the 156 km (98 miles) Franja cycling marathon in Ljubljana June 14, 2009. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic(SLOVENIA SPORT CYCLING) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE: ALSO SEE GF2E5770U1501
USA/
RTR24TZ0
June 19, 2009
A man mourns during the funeral of security guard Stephen Tyrone Johns in Fort Washington, Maryland June...
FORT WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES
A man mourns during the funeral of security guard Stephen Tyrone Johns in Fort Washington
A man mourns during the funeral of security guard Stephen Tyrone Johns in Fort Washington, Maryland June 19, 2009. Johns was shot and killed by a gunman at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington last week. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES SOCIETY CRIME LAW IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SUDAN/
RTR24SNQ
June 18, 2009
A Nuer tribesman recovers at a clinic run by the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without...
NASIR, Sudan
A Nuer tribesman recovers at a clinic after ethnic clashes in south Sudan
A Nuer tribesman recovers at a clinic run by the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) after receiving a gunshot wound to the head during a weekend clash in the town of Nasir in southeastern Sudan June 18, 2009. Tribal violence in south Sudan that has killed hundreds of people in recent months and at least 40 in the past week. Attacks stemming from disputes over cattle have escalated in recent months in south Sudan between two rival ethnic groups in an area where livestock are prized by southern pastoralists and represent wealth, status and stability in fraught times. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (SUDAN CONFLICT SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AIRSHOW/
RTR24S92
June 18, 2009
A Eurofighter Typhoon jet takes part in a flying display during the 48th Paris Air Show at the Le Bourget...
Le Bourget, France
A Eurofighter Typhoon jet takes part in a flying display during the 48th Paris Air Show at the Le Bourget...
A Eurofighter Typhoon jet takes part in a flying display during the 48th Paris Air Show at the Le Bourget airport near Paris, June 18, 2009. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (FRANCE TRANSPORT BUSINESS)
LAKERS-PARADE/
RTR24REX
June 17, 2009
Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant pumps his fists as he celebrates with the Lakers basketball team after...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant celebrates with the Lakers basketball team after they won their 15th NBA...
Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant pumps his fists as he celebrates with the Lakers basketball team after they won their 15th NBA Championship in Los Angeles, California, June 17, 2009. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES SPORT BASKETBALL)
USA/
RTR24VCD
June 21, 2009
A participant dances during the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island in New York June 20, 2009. The Mermaid...
New York, UNITED STATES
A participant dances during the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island in New York
A participant dances during the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island in New York June 20, 2009. The Mermaid Parade celebrates the beginning of summer, as well as the history and mythology of Coney Island, Coney Island pride, and artistic self-expression. REUTERS/Eric Thayer (UNITED STATES SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE SEE GM1E5840RD301
BRITAIN/
RTR24R9C
June 17, 2009
British actor Sacha Baron Cohen arrives for the British premiere of the film Bruno at Leicester Square...
London, United Kingdom
British actor Sacha Baron Cohen arrives for the British premiere of the film Bruno at Leicester Square...
British actor Sacha Baron Cohen arrives for the British premiere of the film Bruno at Leicester Square in central London June 17, 2009. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN ENTERTAINMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
IRISH/RACIST
RTR24QSE
June 17, 2009
Romanian children are moved along by their father as he arrives with some of their possessions at the...
Belfast, United Kingdom
Romanian children are moved along by their father as he arrives with some of their possessions at the...
Romanian children are moved along by their father as he arrives with some of their possessions at the Ozone Leisure Centre in East Belfast June 17, 2009. Romanian families were forced to flee their homes following days of racist attacks in Belfast and spend the night sheltering in a church hall. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton (NORTHERN IRELAND CONFLICT CRIME LAW SOCIETY)
GAYMARRIAGE/
RTR24QA2
June 17, 2009
Gay couple Ethan Collings (L), 32, and his spouse Stephen Abate, 36, hug as they celebrate their one-year...
Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
Gay couple Ethan Collings and his spouse Stephen Abate hug as they celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary...
Gay couple Ethan Collings (L), 32, and his spouse Stephen Abate, 36, hug as they celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary in West Hollywood, California, June 16, 2009. The couple were married when same-sex marriages were first allowed last year. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES POLITICS SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE SEE: GM1E77K1F1201
IRAN ELECTIONS/
RTR24H8W
June 08, 2009
An Iranian woman supporting former prime Minister Mirhossein Mousavi, who is a candidate for the upcoming...
Tehran, Iran
A supporter of Mirhossein Mousavi attends pre-election gathering in Tehran
An Iranian woman supporting former prime Minister Mirhossein Mousavi, who is a candidate for the upcoming presidential elections, covers her face with his picture during a pre-election gathering at a stadium in Tehran June 9, 2009. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (IRAN POLITICS ELECTIONS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
GM/
RTR245NI
June 01, 2009
A GMC logo is seen on a pickup truck at the parking lot of the Tropical Miami General Motors dealership...
Miami, UNITED STATES
A GMC logo is seen on a pickup truck at the parking lot of the Tropical Miami General Motors dealership...
A GMC logo is seen on a pickup truck at the parking lot of the Tropical Miami General Motors dealership in Miami, Florida June 1, 2009. General Motors Corp. filed for bankruptcy on Monday, forcing the 100-year-old automaker once seen as a symbol of American economic might and dynamism into a new and uncertain era of government ownership. The bankruptcy filing is the third-largest in U.S. history and the largest ever in U.S. manufacturing. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (UNITED STATES BUSINESS TRANSPORT)
ITALY-LIBYA/
RTR24I58
June 10, 2009
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is greeted by Italy's Prime minister Silvio Berlusconi (back to camera)...
Rome, Italy
Libyan leader Gaddafi is greeted by Italy's PM Berlusconi in Rome
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is greeted by Italy's Prime minister Silvio Berlusconi (back to camera) as he arrives at Ciampino Airport in Rome June 10, 2009. Gaddafi is making his first visit to Libya's former colonial ruler Italy. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi (ITALY POLITICS)
SPAIN/
RTR245K0
June 01, 2009
Pilgrims carry the Virgin of El Rocio during a procession around the shrine of El Rocio in Almonte, southwest...
Almonte, Spain
Pilgrims carry Virgin of El Rocio during procession around shrine of El Rocio in Almonte
Pilgrims carry the Virgin of El Rocio during a procession around the shrine of El Rocio in Almonte, southwest Spain, June 1, 2009. Every spring, devotees converge at the shrine to pay homage to the Virgin del Rocio during an annual pilgrimage which combines religious fervour and festive colour. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo (SPAIN SOCIETY RELIGION)
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