Published May 24, 2013
Buddhists carry candles while encircling a large Buddha statue during Vesak Day, an annual celebration of Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death, at a temple in Nakhon Pathom province on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand.
Boys play cricket on the Marina beach in the southern Indian city of Chennai.
A collapsed portion of the Interstate 5 bridge lies in the Skagit River in Mount Vernon, Washington, USA.
An Iraqi man wears a metal mask used as a torture device by the regime of Iraq's ousted leader Saddam Hussein at the Shaheed Monument in Baghdad, Iraq.
Snow covers a bench on Brocken, in the Harz mountains near Schierke, Germany.
Soldiers salute as "Taps" is played during a military funeral nearby as they were placing flags on graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, USA, May 23, 2013.
An Indian rickshaw driver sleeps on his rickshaw on a hot afternoon in New Delhi, India.
Secondary school graduates play in a fountain as they celebrate the last day of school in Kyiv, Ukraine.