June 23, 2013

    Published June 23, 2013


    A man is pulled across to safety on a rope during a rescue operation in Govindghat in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand as damaged buildings and the Alaknanda river are seen in the background. Flash floods and landslides unleashed by early monsoon rains have killed at least 560 people in Uttarakhand and left tens of thousands missing, officials said.


    Satellite dishes are seen at Britain's spy agency GCHQ's outpost at Bude, close to where trans-Atlantic fiber-optic cables come ashore in Cornwall, southwest England, June 23, 2013.


    Medics transport an injured Lebanese soldier after clashes between followers of a radical Sunni cleric Sheik Ahmad al-Assir and Shi'ite gunmen in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon.


    A French farmer marches with his sheep as he attends a demonstration in Paris. French farmers brought tractors and livestock to the capital as part of protests calling for the re-balancing of trade negotiations.


    North Korean women perform synchronized swimming at a dolphin show facility in Pyongyang.


    A protester throws leaflets with a question reading "Do you want a public and universal healthcare system? yes or not" during a demonstration against government-imposed austerity measures and labor reforms in the public healthcare sector in Madrid, Spain.


    Youths throw flour at each other during the "Battle with Flour" on the banks of the Dnipro River in Kyiv, Ukraine, June 22, 2013.


    Tourists look at the rising "super moon" from the elevated skywalk of the Supertrees Grove at the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. The largest full moon of the year, called the "super moon," will light up the night sky this weekend.


    David Colturi of the USA dives from the 28-meter platform on the roof of the Copenhagen Opera House during the second stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Copenhagen, Denmark, June 22, 2013. Artem SIlchenko of Russia won the event, followed by Gary Hunt of the UK and third Orlando Duque of Colombia.


    Belarussian women wearing traditional clothes and holding flowers sing in the village of Plastok, some 175 kms south of Minsk as part of festivities surrounding the Orthodox "Trinity's Day" holiday.

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