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Shots of the Week - 22 May 2009
Shots of the Week - 22 May 2009
AFGHANISTAN
RTXKO8U
May 21, 2009
A Canadian soldier takes a nap after taking part in a search operation for improvised explosive devices...
Kandahar, Afghanistan
A Canadian soldier takes a nap after taking part in a search operation for improvised explosive devices...
A Canadian soldier takes a nap after taking part in a search operation for improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Kandahar May 21, 2009. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (AFGHANISTAN MILITARY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HONGKONG/
RTXKMKX
May 21, 2009
A journalist looks at her mobile phone in front of the sculpture "Cherries" by Takashi Murakami at the...
Hong Kong, China
A journalist looks at her mobile phone in front of "Cherries" by Takashi Murakami at "Louis Vuitton :...
A journalist looks at her mobile phone in front of the sculpture "Cherries" by Takashi Murakami at the "Louis Vuitton : A Passion for Creation" exhibition in Hong Kong May 21, 2009. The exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of Art will feature internationally acclaimed artists and run from May 22 to August 9. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA SOCIETY)
BRITAIN/
RTXHFG9
May 15, 2009
The London Eye casts a shadow on Jubilee Gardens in London May 15, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN...
London, United Kingdom
The London Eye casts a shadow on Jubilee Gardens in London
The London Eye casts a shadow on Jubilee Gardens in London May 15, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN SOCIETY TRAVEL)
CUBA/
RTXI4FC
May 17, 2009
Transvestite Julio Yoaris Alvarez adjusts his brassiere while getting dressed at his home as the world...
Havana, Cuba
Transvestite Alvarez adjusts his brassiere at his home on International Day Against Homophobia in Havana...
Transvestite Julio Yoaris Alvarez adjusts his brassiere while getting dressed at his home as the world celebrates the International Day Against Homophobia in Havana May 16, 2009. From an early age, Alvarez dreamt of having a sex-change operation and is currently awaiting his turn for one under the Cuban health care system. The surgery, like all other health care in Cuba, will be free of charge for applicants. REUTERS/Claudia Daut (CUBA SOCIETY HEALTH IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ROMANIA/
RTXI7J8
May 17, 2009
Women in wedding gowns smoke cigarettes under the shade during the "Bride Parade" in Bucharest May 17,...
Bucharest, Romania
Women in wedding gowns smoke cigarettes under the shade during the "Bride Parade" in Bucharest
Women in wedding gowns smoke cigarettes under the shade during the "Bride Parade" in Bucharest May 17, 2009. The event gathered future and former brides under the slogan of, "Be a bride for one more day". REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (ROMANIA SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MOTOR-RACING-PRIX/
RTXKRH9
May 21, 2009
A woman suntans as Ferrari Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland takes part in the second practice...
Monte Carlo, Monaco
A woman suntans as Ferrari Formula One driver Raikkonen of Finland takes part in second practice session...
A woman suntans as Ferrari Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland takes part in the second practice session of the Monaco F1 Grand Prix in Monte Carlo May 21, 2009. REUTERS/Max Rossi (MONACO SPORT MOTOR RACING SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SAFRICA/
RTXI7NU
May 17, 2009
African hand-dyed cotton sheets are displayed near a restored gold miner's house alongside Pilgrim's...
PILGRIM'S REST, South Africa
African hand-dyed cotton sheets are displayed near restored gold miner's house alongside Pilgrim's Rest...
African hand-dyed cotton sheets are displayed near a restored gold miner's house alongside Pilgrim's Rest Main Street, May 16, 2009. The town has been completely reconstructed as a living museum to preserve South Africa's gold mining heritage. REUTERS/Steve Crisp (SOUTH AFRICA BUSINESS TRAVEL)
EUROVISION/
RTXHY0W
May 16, 2009
An acrobat of the Fuerza Bruta group performs during an interval of the Eurovision Song Contest final...
Moscow, Russia
An acrobat of the Fuerza Bruta group performs during an interval of the Eurovision Song Contest final...
An acrobat of the Fuerza Bruta group performs during an interval of the Eurovision Song Contest final in Moscow May 16, 2009. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA ENTERTAINMENT)
SPAIN/
RTXHBT8
May 15, 2009
Septuagenarian Isobel Varley poses during 'II Expotatoo' tattoo fair in Gijon, northern Spain, May 15,...
Gijon, Spain
Septuagenarian Isobel Varley poses during 'II Expotatoo' tattoo fair in Gijon
Septuagenarian Isobel Varley poses during 'II Expotatoo' tattoo fair in Gijon, northern Spain, May 15, 2009. Varley, who was born in 1937, is the most senior tattooed woman in the world according to the Guinness World Records. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso (SPAIN SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
GERMANY/
RTXIT6Q
May 18, 2009
Porsche cars are pictured in a mirror in the roof in front of the Porsche factory in Zuffenhausen near...
Zuffenhausen, Germany
Porsche cars are pictured in a mirror in front of the Porsche factory in Zuffenhausen near Stuttgart
Porsche cars are pictured in a mirror in the roof in front of the Porsche factory in Zuffenhausen near Stuttgart May 18, 2009. REUTERS/Johannes Eisele (GERMANY EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS TRANSPORT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SPAIN/
RTXJJWK
May 19, 2009
A Spanish riot policeman guards the entrance of the building of a shipyard as a former shipyard worker...
Gijon, Spain
A Spanish riot policeman guards the entrance to the ocuppied building of a shipyard in Gijon
A Spanish riot policeman guards the entrance of the building of a shipyard as a former shipyard worker looks through an opening in the door in Gijon, northern Spain May 19, 2009. Former workers who have taken early retirement from the private shipbuilding company Naval Gijon have occupied the shipyard's buildings demanding assurances of their salaries after the closure of the company scheduled for May 31, 2009. Graffiti reads "Solution for early retirement workers". REUTERS/Eloy Alonso (SPAIN EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS CONFLICT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
USA/
RTXKUUZ
May 21, 2009
A woman walks on the beach at Coney Island past an AH-1 Cobra helicopter in New York May 21, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas...
New York, UNITED STATES
A woman walks on the beach at Coney Island past an AH-1 Cobra helicopter in New York
A woman walks on the beach at Coney Island past an AH-1 Cobra helicopter in New York May 21, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES MILITARY HEALTH IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHAD-SUDAN/UN
RTXJ6HC
May 19, 2009
Children displaced by war play on a tree near the town of Gos Beida in eastern Chad, May 18, 2009. Sudan's...
GOS BEIDA, Chad
Children displaced by war play on a tree near the town of Gos Beida in eastern Chad
Children displaced by war play on a tree near the town of Gos Beida in eastern Chad, May 18, 2009. Sudan's top official in North Darfur accused Chad on Monday of sending troops into his territory to fight alongside Darfur rebels, raising the stakes in the simmering tension between the two countries. Picture taken May 18, 2009. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun (CHAD POLITICS CONFLICT)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTXJD28
May 19, 2009
A Palestinian woman holds a girl's hand as they walk near the controversial Israeli barrier at the Qalandiya...
Qalandiya, Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian woman holds a girl's hand as they walk near the controversial Israeli barrier at the Qalandiya...
A Palestinian woman holds a girl's hand as they walk near the controversial Israeli barrier at the Qalandiya checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah May 19, 2009. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (WEST BANK POLITICS CONFLICT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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