June 13, 2013

Published June 13, 2013

1

Protesters supporting Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA) who leaked details of the U.S. government's secret monitoring program, march to U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong.

2

A Medevac helicopter lands at a triage center set up on highway LA 3115 near the Williams Olefins chemical plant, after an explosion and fire there, in Geismar, Louisiana, USA, June 13, 2013. An explosion and fire tore through the chemical plant, injuring 33 people and leading authorities to order people within two miles (3 km) to remain indoors.

3

Pilots and crewmembers of the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, go into the thick smoke to release water onto the burning fires during their bambi bucket mission at Black Forest, Colorado, USA, June 12, 2013. (Photo by Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Office, 4th Infantry Division)

4

Buddhist monks attend a conference about the religious violence that has shaken the country, at a monastery on the outskirts of Rangoon, Burma.

5

Cacique Raoni Metuktire (R), chief of the Kayapo Indian tribe from south of the Amazon Basin, meets with Munduruku Indians who are occupying for the second day the headquarters of Brazil's Indian affairs agency, known as FUNAI, in Brasilia, Brazil, June 12, 2013.

6

Stunt rider Chris Pfeiffer performs on his BMW motorcycle during an road show in Jerusalem.

7

Poultry farmers hurl rotten eggs at police during a protest in front of the Ministry of Agriculture in Taipei, Taiwan. Over 1,000 poultry farmers took to the streets to protest the closing of live poultry markets last month, part of measures taken to prevent the outbreak of the H7N9 strain of bird flu.

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A man and his passenger ride a motorcycle near salt pans, believed to have been used for harvesting sea salt since Roman times, outside the village of Marsalforn, on the northern coast of the Maltese island of Gozo, June 12, 2013.

9

Wellwisher Daniel Sello cries out his thanks to former South African President Nelson Mandela in front of the Mediclinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, where he is being treated.

10

A herdsman riding a horse directs a large herd of cattle, sheep and goats as they migrate to the summer pasturing areas at a mountainous region in Altay Prefecture, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China.

11

A South Korean soldier breaks stone plates during an anti-terror drills ahead of the 4th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, which starts from the end of June, in Incheon, west of Seoul.

12

Local villagers fall onto the ground from an oxen cart as they take part in a ceremony to exorcise evil spirits and pray for rain amid the rice planting season at Pring Ka-ek village, about 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) northwest of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

13

An Afghan family travels in the trunk of a car on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.


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by: Robert Roberts from: USA Texas
June 13, 2013 6:30 PM
Uh...... What happend to the Pix's? Going down hill - very fast. Who, cares of rotton eggs or what a Buddest Monk did today..... this is a big big world.