May 10, 2012

    Published May 10, 2013


    A child (L) watches a partial solar eclipse with a woman at the Sydney Observatory. Star-gazers were treated to an annular solar eclipse in remote areas of Australia with the moon crossing in front of the Sun and blotting out much of its light.


    Rescue workers rescue a woman, identified by Bangladeshi media only as Reshma, from the rubble of the Rana Plaza building 17 days after the building collapsed in Savar, Bandladesh. The disaster has killed more than 1,000 people.


    England's Prince Harry visits Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery, near Washington D.C.  The British soldier-prince is spending most of his week in the U.S. honoring the wounded and the dead of war.


    Pakistani army soldiers take positions a day before the nationwide election, in Peshawar. An especially violent spate of killings, kidnappings and bombings has marred the run-up to Pakistan's nationwide election to be held on Saturday.


    Two men in in Jersey City, New Jersey, look across the Hudson River at the cityscape of New York, after the One World Trade Center (C) had the final piece of its spire attached.


    Israelis dressed as brides and grooms dance during a flash mob event promoting gender equality, in Jerusalem.


    Dwight Dumais hits the water as he competes in the preliminary round of the men's 3-meter springboard event at the USA Diving Grand Prix in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


    Russian-Israeli World War II veterans dance during a street parade marking Victory Day in Haifa, Israel. Israeli veterans from the former Soviet Union marched together with their families to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the Allies victory over Nazi Germany in 1945.


    Indian family members of victims of anti-Sikh riots participate in a march against the acquittal of ruling Congress party leader Sajjan Kumar, in New Delhi.  A court acquitted Kumar on April 30, of charges he incited mobs to kill Sikhs during the country's 1984 anti-Sikh riots. More than 3,000 Sikhs were killed.


    Abu Dhabi Racing's Emirati driver Mohammed al-Sahlawi and his Irish co-driver Allan Harryman veer off a cliff during the first stage of the Jordan Rally, round three of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship, in Sweimeh near the Dead Sea. The drivers escaped unhurt. (Ho/Jordan Rally photo)


    Serena Williams of the U.S. returns the ball to Anabel Medina of Spain during their women's singles quarterfinal match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament.


    The Skywhale, a 34m-long, 23m-high hot-air balloon sculpture by internationally-renowned artist Patricia Piccinini, is seen during a test flight near Mt. Arapiles in the southern Australian state of Victoria. Commissioned for the Centenary of Canberra, Skywhale is at least twice as big as a standard hot-air balloon, weighs half a ton and used more than 3.5km of fabric. (Ho/Centenary of Canberra/Mark Chew/ photo)

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