June 7, 2013

Published June 07, 2013


1

Aerial view of a flooded farm house near the river Danube in Deggendorf, southern Germany. Heavy rainfalls in the past days caused flooding along rivers and lakes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.

2

Worshippers attend joint Sunni-Shiite Friday prayers in a Sunni mosque amid tight security measures in Baghdad, Iraq.

3

A young Indian girl holds a flower-shaped pinwheel, with each petal representing a child death caused by malnutrition, during a Global Day of Action against Global Hunger event in New Delhi.

4

Ukrainian Interior Ministry officers and a security guard chase an activist from the women's rights group FEMEN, as she stages a demonstration outside the Russian embassy in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement of his separation from his wife Lyudmila, in Kiev. The words on the woman's back read, "Push Russia forward!"

5

People walk past a poster depicting Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, put up by demonstrators, at Taksim Square in Istanbul. Erdogan flew back to a Turkey rocked by days of anti-government unrest on Friday and declared before a sea of flag-waving supporters at Istanbul airport: "These protests must end immediately."

6

Pope Francis greets youths during an audience with students of Jesuit schools and institutions in Italy and Albania, at the Vatican. Francis got very personal as he met with thousands of children from Jesuit schools and answered their questions one by one.

7

A man with an umbrella walks past an art installation called "Climbing Up" on the streets of Manhattan, New York. The art installation, which was unveiled on June 6, is inspired by the aluminium body of the 2013 Range Rover.

8

Kashmiri Muslim women pray as a head priest, unseen, displays a holy relic believed to be the hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed, on the occasion of Mehraj-u-Alam, at the Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, India.

9

Students from University College Oxford gets "trashed" after finishing their exams in Oxford, southern England. Trashing is a practice at Oxford University where students have messy items thrown at them by their contemporaries after finishing their exams.

10

People touch a shark in the exhibition "Requins" (Sharks) in the Oceanography museum in Monaco. The exhibition opens on June 8 on the eve of World Oceans Day.

11

People take part at the annual Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv. Thousands of revelers paraded on the streets of Israel's free-wheeling city, which has become a Mediterranean hotspot for gay tourism.

12

A woman takes pictures of her son as he lies down on top of 'Test Pattern', an installation by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda, during its opening exhibition as part of Vivid Sydney, a creative festival of light, music and ideas, that runs until June 10.


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