April 29, 2014

Published April 29, 2014


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A visitor stands in front of QR-codes information panels during a ceremony to open an information showroom dedicated to the Zaryadye park project in central Moscow, Russia. The showroom, shaped as a dome which houses exhibition halls covered with QR-codes information panels and displaying digital illustration of the project, was opened by Moscow's Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on the site of the future park in a few minutes walk distance from Red Square and the Kremlin, according to organizers.

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Children wear protective glasses as they try to see a partial solar eclipse from Sydney's Observatory Hill, Australia.

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An Indian woman carries a container of drinking water on her head and holds her child’s hand as they walk on the hot sand of the Daya River in the heat on the outskirts of eastern Bhubaneswar. Many of the Indian cities faces severe water scarcity especially in the summer season as summer temperatures soar above the 40°C (104°F).

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Jets perform during Saudi security forces' Abdullah's Sword military drill in Hafar Al-Batin, near the border with Kuwait.

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A resident makes his way down Jackson Street and away from the tornado damaged area in Tupelo, Mississippi. On the second day of ferocious storms that have claimed at least 19 lives in the southern United States, a tornado tore through the Mississippi town of Tupelo causing widespread destruction to homes and businesses, according to witnesses and local emergency officials.

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Rescue workers and volunteers search through debris in a lake a day after nearby homes were destroyed by a tornado near Vilonia, Arkansas.

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Anti-narcotic workers wait as bags containing cocaine are burned during a drug incineration in Lima, Peru.

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Police use a water cannon on "Bayan Muna" (My Country First) activists who tried to march to the U.S. embassy as they protest a state visit by President Barack Obama in Manila, Philippines. Hundreds of activists gathered near the U.S. embassy, protesting a new defence agreement which they say underscores unequal relations between the Philippines and the United States.

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A sea gull flies over Capitol Hill's Southwest duck pond in Washington, D.C. (Diaa Bekheet/VOA)

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Yemeni female university students celebrate during their graduation ceremony in Sana'a, April 28, 2014.

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South Korea's Yang Ha-eun eyes the ball as she serves to Russia's Olga Baranova during the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Japan.

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Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) supporters sing as they raise their hands during their protest outside the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) building in Johannesburg. The march is in protest against the public broadcaster refusing to air the party's election commercial.

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An aerial view shows a boat making its way on the Scharmuetzelsee near Bad Sarow, eastern Germany.

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A man dressed as a monkey reacts as he begs on a street in New Delhi, India.

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