May 30, 2014

    Published May 30, 2014


    People mourn translator Andrei Mironov, 60, who was killed along with Italian photographer Andrea Rocchelli during fighting in eastern Ukraine, at a memorial service in Moscow.  One of the last political prisoners to be held during the Soviet era, Mironov dedicated the rest of his life to exposing human rights abuses.


    Policemen of the "Choque" special unit pose during the presentation of security forces for the upcoming FIFA World Cup, in Flamengo beach in Rio de Janeiro.


    Members of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union shout slogans during a protest against a gang rape of two teenage girls in Katra village, outside the Uttar Pradesh state house, in New Delhi, India.


    A soldier takes up position in front of a large screen at the Victory Monument, where anti-coup protesters were gathering on previous days, in Bangkok, Thailand.


    Mons. Fabio Fabene, right, is embraceed by Pope Francis during his Episcopal Ordination, at the Vatican.


    A Bangladeshi man works at a factory that manufactures plastic mannequins in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Workers at the factory earn less than US $5 a day.


    Kashmiri Muslim women offer prayers following celebrations for "Meeraj-un-Nabi" at the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar. Thousands thronged to the shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed, to celebrate concluding ceremonies of the ascension of Prophet Mohammed to Heaven.


    A mine artist covered in newspapers and reading a book sits between stalls on the opening day of the annual book fair in Madrid, Spain.


    Rotary members and friends climb Sydney Harbour Bridge in an attempt to break the Guiness World Record for the most people on the bridge at one time and the most flags on the bridge at one time in Sydney, Australia. The number of people on the bridge, 340, beat the previous record of 316. The number of different international flags flown, 219, beat the previous record of 143.


    Participants of the Khamoro World Roma Festival dance through the historical center of Prague, Czech Republic. The festival aims to showcase Roma culture and improve relations between society and members of the Roma community.


    A seven-week-old white lion cub plays at a private zoo in Abony, east of Budapest, Hungary.


    Colombia's Nairo Quintana pedals on his way to win the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Itay cycling race, in Bassano del Grappa.


    A man takes a nap on a cushion which is displayed as a promotional event of a fashion brand at a shopping mall in Beijing. Temperatures reached 37 degrees Celsius (98.6 F) since it hit a record high of around 40 degrees Celsius (104 F) Thursday, the highest since 1951.


    A woman jogs at the seaside of Alimos in front of a tree during a windy day, Athens, Greece.

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    by: Marcus Souza from: Brasília, Brazil
    May 31, 2014 7:09 AM
    Wonderful photos!!!