May 6, 2013

Published May 06, 2013

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Burnt-out government vehicles are parked following a clash between police and Islamists in Dhaka, Bangladesh. At least 22 people were killed as police fought pitched battles with tens of thousands of hardline Islamists in the capital.

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People wait inside a government-run employment office in Campillos, near Malaga, southern Spain. Spain's number of registered jobless fell by 46,050, or 0.91 percent, in April compared with the month before, leaving the number of unemployed to 4.98 million.

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A Syrian man wrapped in a Syrian flag with a portrait of President Bashar Assad, walks past anti-riot police during an anti-Israeli demonstration in front of the U.N. office in Tehran, Iran. Iran condemns Israeli air strikes on Syria and urged countries in the region to stand against the attack.

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A boy takes pictures of a small baby as the family enjoys the sunny spring weather under the shadow of blooming cherry trees in Kungstradgarden park in central Stockholm.

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Swiss Guards attend a swearing-in ceremony, at the Vatican. The ceremony is held each May 6 to commemorate the day in 1527 when 147 Swiss Guards died protecting Pope Clement VII during the Sack of Rome.

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People attend a protest rally in Moscow. Russian protesters unfurled a huge banner demanding the release of "political prisoners," at the start of a day of protest against President Putin intended to revive their flagging opposition movement.

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A man crosses a stream near lanterns hanging for celebrations for Buddha's birthday on May 17, in Seoul, South Korea.

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A musician from a military band rests before an official ceremony at a military base in the Russian southern city of Stavropol.

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A food vendor waits for customers at a shopping district in Beijing. Growth in China's services sector slowed sharply in April to its lowest point since August 2011, a private sector survey showed on Monday.

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A morning fog rises off the Merrymeeting River, in Alton, New Hampshire.

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Czech Republic's goalie Alexander Salak makes a save against Switzerland during their 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship preliminary round match at the Globe Arena in Stockholm.

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Pakistani children enjoy playing on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

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