June 16, 2013

    Published June 16, 2013


    A woman is attacked by water cannon during protests in Kizilay square in central Ankara, Turkey.


    Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen kisses a portrait of one of the two 10th-century stone statues, which were returned to Cambodia from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Arts, during the opening ceremony of the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee at the Council of Ministers in Phnom Penh.


    A local train moves through a flooded railway track after heavy rains in Mumbai, India.


    U.S. Marines from 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit hide behind a sand hill in a demolition military act during Eager Lion exercises in Quweira, 186 miles (300 kilometers) south of Amman, Jordan.


    Artists perform during the annual "Kiev Fire Fest" in Kyiv, Ukraine, June 15, 2013.


    People dressed as the leaders of the G8 countries take part in a photocall to raise awareness about the global hunger crisis in front of the Belfast City Hall, Northern Ireland, ahead of the G8 Summit. The leaders they are dressed as are (L-R) U.S. President Barack Obama, Italy's Prime Minister Enrico Letta, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, France's President Francois Hollande, Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper.


    A Bangladeshi woman works at a recycling center in Dhaka, June 15, 2013.


    A member of the Samaritan sect holds a Torah scroll during their traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Shavuot, atop Mount Gerizim near the West Bank city of Nablus. The Samaritans, who trace their roots to the biblical Kingdom of Israel in what is now the northern occupied West Bank, observe religious practices similar to those of Judaism.


    This handout photo received from Google shows a Project Loon high altitude ballon sailing over Tekapo in Southern New Zealand after its launch. Google revealed top-secret plans to send balloons to the edge of space with the lofty aim of bringing Internet to the two-thirds of the global population currently without web access.

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