May 14, 2013

Published May 14, 2013

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A swan swims on a pond at the Palace park in Moers, western Germany.

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The Soyuz TMA-07M spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 35 Commander Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), NASA Flight Engineer Tom Marshburn and Russian Flight Engineer Roman Romanenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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The Popocatepetl Volcano, Mexico's second highest peak just 55 km southeast of Mexico City, is seen from Santiago Xalitxintla, in Puebla - spewing a cloud of ash and smoke.

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Riot police stand by the gates of parliament during a demonstration against members of parliament who have demanded higher wages in Nairobi.

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Britain's Prince Harry and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) talk while visiting the area in Seaside Heights, a beach town hit by Hurricane Sandy last year, in New Jersey, USA.

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A musician of the Vienna Vegetable Orchestra who plays music exclusively with vegetable instruments (carrots and cucumbers instead of guitars and drums) prepares his instruments before a concert for the 100th anniversary of the San Miguel market in Madrid, Spain, May 13, 2013.

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Kashmiri boatmen row their Shikara on Dal Lake in the outskirts of Srinagar, India.

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People are silhouetted as the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia lies surrounded by cranes outside Giglio harbor.

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Bangladesh army soldiers watch a prayer ceremony for the souls of the 1,127 people who died in a garment building collapse last month, in Savar, near Dhaka.

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A couple poses for their wedding pictures next to a tram in downtown Hong Kong, May 13, 2013.

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A U.S. Navy diver cuts himself free after getting entangled with his safety device as he jumps from a USS Navy helicopter to perform a mine-sweeping exercise during the International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) in the Persian Gulf.

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A shorn alpaca walks on a field at Alpaca-Land farm in Obertrum in the Austrian province of Salzburg.

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The Arica-La Paz train, connecting Chile and Bolivia, runs in Arica, some 2000 km north of Santiago, May 13, 2013.

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Palestinian refugee Khamis Redwan, 75, displays his birth certificate, which he has kept since he fled home, at Jabalya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

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NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this visible image of a well-rounded Tropical Cyclone Mahasen in the Northern Indian Ocean on May 15 at 07:55 UTC. (Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team)


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