April 23, 2013

    Published April 23, 2013


    A coffin containing the remains of a British soldier is carried in the Honorable Artillery Company Cemetery at Ecoust-Saint- Mein as four British soldiers were laid to rest with full military honors in northern France, nearly a century a century after they were killed in action in World War I. Their bodies were discovered in 2009 when a local farmer was clearing one of his fields.


    An aerial photo shows a Chinese marine surveillance ship Haijian No. 66 (C) cruising next to Japan Coast Guard patrol ships in the East China Sea, near islandes known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, in this photo taken by Kyodo.


    John Norris (C), the lawyer of suspect Raed Jaser, speaks to the media outside Old City Hall Court, following his client's brief appearance in court in Toronto. Two men charged in Canada with plotting an attack on a passenger train will appear in court for bail hearings, while questions swirl about their background and reported links to al Qaeda elements in Iran.


    A road is submerged during flooding along the Mississippi River north of Clarksville, Missouri, USA. (Photo courtesy of the Missouri Governor's Office)


    Members of the Jordanian House of Representatives confront each other during an altercation after Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour won a vote of confidence in Amman, Jordan.


    Employees of the Independent High Electoral Commission take part in vote counting at an analysis center in Baghdad, Iraq.


    Miners carry sulphur at Ijen crater, Bondowoso, Indonesia. (Photo submitted by Retno Kurniasih Damayanti to 2013 VOA Photo Contest)


    Anti-narcotics police officers stand guard near packages of marijuana at a police base in Bogota, Colombia. According to authorities, anti-narcotics police confiscated around 6 tons (5,879 kg) of marijuana during an operation named "Republica III" on Apr. 22, 2013.


    A dog wrapped in a jacket, belonging to a street artist, sits on a pavement in London, Apr. 22, 2013.


    City workers cut down the poisoned oak trees at Toomer's Corner at the entrance to Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. Harvey Updyke Jr. is serving a jail term after pleading guilty to spiking the oaks with a powerful herbicide, and experts say they can't be saved.


    A gallery employee looks towards an installation of illuminated insect traps at the Wellcome Collection in London. The installation called "Insects au Gratin" was organized by Pestival, the cultural organization dedicated to human's relationship with insects and the natural world.

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