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Memories Of June 2010-Days In History Part 4

RETIREMENT STRIKE: ArcelorMittal steelworkers protested in Marseille, France, Thursday against President Nicolas Sarkozy’s plan to raise the retirement age to 62. Transport, postal and education workers also protested.

REARING UP: A crowd surrounded a horse and his rider Wednesday in Ciutadella, Spain, during Menorca’s traditional Saint John Festival.

PULLED ALONG: A shepherd pulled a goat for a traditional purifying bath at the Puerto de la Cruz Beach in Spain’s Canary island of Tenerife Thursday.

STACKED WITH CARE: An worker arranged trays of eggs in a poultry farm storeroom on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India, Thursday.

BACK SUPPORT: A Palestinian leaned against a pile of watermelons for sale in a Ramallah, West Bank, market Thursday.

WORKING THE LAND: Farmers harvested wheat near Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday.

GETTING A LIFT: A man lifted his wife clear of water on a flooded street in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, China, as the death toll from flooding across the south climbed to 211 Wednesday. A river in the province overflowed its banks, but did not cause any additional casualties.

WINDOW WORK: Workers installed a window at Indira Gandhi International Airport’s new Terminal 3 in New Delhi Wednesday. Terminal 3 will be able to handle 34 million passengers annually and will be the world’s third-largest passenger terminal. It will open July 3.

WIRES CROSSED? An electrician checked wires leading to the Karrada district of Baghdad, Wednesday. Iraqis are protesting frequent power outages. The minister of electricity blames the oil ministry for failing to provide oil-fired plants with sufficient fuel to function.

SITTING AT A CEMETERY: Ju Hong-Jang, 81, and his wife paid tribute Wednesday at Seoul’s national cemetery to his father, who served as a police officer and was killed during the Korean War.

FESTIVAL CLEANUP: A tractor raked up trash from a field Wednesday in Lower Saxony, Germany, after the Hurricane Festival, a music celebration.

TRADERS CELEBRATE: Traders on the New York Stock Exchange celebrated as U.S. soccer player Landon Donovan scored a late goal against Algeria at the World Cup in South Africa Wednesday. The U.S. won 1-0 — its first group win since 1930 — and moves on to the second round.

FLOODED KITCHEN: A woman sat in her house — flooded by melting mountain snow — in the village of Zaton, Russia, on the Ob River Wednesday.

TURKISH FUNERAL: Relatives, friends and troops attended a funeral for a 17-year-old girl in her hometown of Elmadag, Turkey, Wednesday. The teen and four soldiers were killed in a bomb attack by suspected rebels in Istanbul.

PRAYER CIRCLE: Virginia Davis prayed with supporters before her son, Troy Anthony Davis, appeared in District Court in Savannah, Ga., Wednesday. The Supreme Court ordered a new hearing last year for the death-row inmate so he can present new evidence that may exonerate him in the 1989 slaying of a police officer.

SEPARATIST FUNERAL: Thousands gathered for the funerals of three members of the separatist Southern Movement in Radfan, Yemen, Wednesday. Southern separatists have been clashing with government forces in a push to regain independence lost when the south joined with the north in 1990.

SHUNNING A SPY SHIP: Demonstrators raised their fists during a rally Wednesday in Pyongyang, North Korea, at the U.S. Navy spy ship Pueblo, captured by North Korea in 1968.

REAR VIEW: Children traveled through Kabul, Afghanistan, in the back of a truck Wednesday.

ROLLING RIGHT ALONG: An Amish girl skated home with her groceries along a road in Middlefield, Ohio, Wednesday.FIT TO SERVE

FIT TO SERVE: Afghan National policemen exercised at a base in Nahr-e Saraj, Afghanistan, Tuesday. U.S. war commander Army Gen. Stanely McChrystal, who mocked the Obama administration’s security team in a magazine interview, will meet with Mr. Obama Wednesday.

ACT OF VANDALISM: Overturned chairs, plants and glass littered the ground at a vandalized garment showroom in Ashulia, Bangladesh, Tuesday. About 700 garment factories were closed amid days of violent protests by tens of thousands of workers demanding pay increases.

MARKET CRASH: A vehicle crashed off a nearby bridge, falling onto a market Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt, killing occupants and wounding others.

CRIME SCENE: Istanbul police officers inspected the wreckage of a military bus after a roadside bomb exploded Tuesday, killing four soldiers and a teenage girl. A radical Kurdish separatists group claimed responsibility on its website.

SYNCHRONIZED BATHING: Men sat in water-filled tubs as part of rituals to induce monsoon rains in Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday.

EARTH VIEW: A satellite image released Tuesday shows oil spreading from the Deepwater Horizon well into the Gulf of Mexico. The oil appears as a mass of silvery-gray ribbons.

DUST STORM: A soldier shielded himself from dust kicked up by an Army medical helicopter taking off after picking up wounded Afghan National Army soldiers near Kandahar, Afghanistan, Tuesday.

GROUP EFFORT: Rescue workers prepared to evacuate residents from flooding in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, China, Tuesday. A burst dike sent 88,000 people fleeing their homes. Storms have pounded southern China for more than a week, killing at least 199 people; 123 are missing.

HOLDING HIS HEAD: French coach Raymond Domenech held his head after South Africa scored its second goal against France at their World Cup game in Bloemfontein, South Africa, Tuesday. South Africa won 2-1. France bowed out of the tournament; South Africa was also eliminated, despite the win.

CONDUCTING A RAID: Kyrgyz policemen conducted house-to-house searches in Osh, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday. Troops beat several dozen men and women in an Uzbek neighborhood Tuesday, Human Rights Watch reported. About 400,000 Uzbeks remain in border tent camps, afraid to return home.

HOLDING ON: Relatives grieved over a man’s body at a morgue in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday. Police said at least six people were killed in two separate attacks: One was a personal dispute involving property, and the other was under investigation.

PAYING TRIBUTE: A kindergartener paid tribute to a fallen soldiers who died during the 1950-53 Korean War as other children waited their turns at the National Cemetery in Seoul Tuesday. The 60th anniversary of the start of the Korean War is June 25.

HELPING A SOLDIER: U.S. Army soldiers helped a wounded Afghan National Army soldier to an Army medical helicopter in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Monday. Four members of the Afghan National Army were injured by an explosive device while on patrol.

ON PATROL: Kyrgyz soldiers and policemen patrolled Osh, Kyrgyzstan, during a curfew Monday. Authorities staged raids that left at least two people dead and 23 injured.

SEEKING ANSWERS: A man attacked mine officials as he demanded news about the fate of miners in an explosion in Pingdingshan, Henan province, China, Monday. At least 47 miners were reported to have been killed; 28 miners escaped.

POLICE PROTECTED: Policemen shielded themselves as Kashmiri protesters, not shown, threw stones during a protest in Srinagar, India, Monday. Separatist leaders staged the protests over the recent spate of killings of Kashmiri youth, allegedly by Indian troops and police.

FATAL BUS FIRE: An investigator looked at the scene of a bus fire that killed at least 10 passengers near San Salvador Sunday. Police say three people, one smelling of gasoline, were detained.

OUT FOR A PICNIC? A water-logged reproduction of Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” hung on a fence at a house in the flooded village of Wilkow, Poland, Sunday.

ROWING AROUND: A man rowed himself out of his flooded home near Yingtan, Jiangxi province, China, Monday. Heavy rainfall in southern China in the past week has killed at least 175 people and left 107 missing.

GETTING RICH SITTING AROUND: A watermelon vendor looked at yuan banknotes at a market in Changzhi, Shanxi province, China, Monday. After China decided over the weekend to end the yuan’s de facto peg to the dollar, the yuan soared to close at its highest level against the U.S. currency since its July 2005 revaluation.

STRAIGHTEN UP! North Korean leader Kim Jong-il inspected vegetables in the kitchen of a military school at an undisclosed location in North Korea in this undated picture released Monday.

CAMEL TIME: A Bedouin youth hung off the neck of a camel in Arara, in the southern Israeli Negev desert, Monday.

PHOTOGRAPHING THE PRESIDENT: Albert Hicks IV took a picture as President Barack Obama made a Father’s Day speech at Town Hall Education Arts and Recreation Campus in Washington Monday. It was Mr. Obama’s second visit to the center.

CHILD’S HAIRCUT: A barber cut a child’s hair at the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers in Allahabad, India, Monday, as part of rituals to celebrate Ganga Dussehra.

GONE FISHING: Villagers fished after floods on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province, China, Monday.

SUMMER YOGA: Yoga enthusiasts participated in a free annual “Summer Solstice in Times Square Yoga-thon” in New York Monday. The summer solstice is the official day of summer and the longest day of the year.

SILHOUETTES BEFORE SKY: Spectators looked at the boards at the Royal Ascot horse race in Berkshire, England, Thursday.

CIRCLE OF LIGHT: Tourists took a ride on a rooftop cablecar, the biggest attraction at the Swiss Pavilion of the Shanghai World Expo, Thursday.

FLYBY: Nicolas Ivanoff of France flew past the Statue of Liberty during the Red Bull Air Race New York training day Friday.

KOBE CELEBRATES: Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant celebrated his team’s 83-79 win over the Boston Celtics as Celtics coach Doc Rivers looked on during Game 7 of the NBA finals in Los Angeles Thursday.

MURAL MESSAGE: A man wrote on a mural of Myanmar’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an event in Prague Friday to mark her 65th birthday.

ELEPHANT EYE: A decorated elephant walked on a New Delhi street Friday.

WARMING UP: Competitors swam before the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swim meet in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday.

WELL-TRAINED: Princess Victoria’s fiancé, Daniel Westling, fixed her dress during the pre-wedding dinner for the Swedish royal in Stockholm Friday.

LEADERS MEET: British Prime Minister David Cameron, second from left, and his wife, Samantha, right, greeted French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, on the steps of 10 Downing St. in London Friday. Friday was the 70th anniversary of Charles de Gaulle’s World War II broadcast from London, in which he urged resistance to the Nazis.

TAKING COVER: Hospital employees covered their heads during a national earthquake drill in Quezon, Philippines, Friday. Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are not uncommon in the Philippines, part of the so-called “Ring of Fire” along the Pacific.

SHELL OF A HOUSE: Cindy Wood stood in front of her tornado-damaged home in Wadena, Minn., Thursday. At least three people were killed and dozens injured when a series of tornadoes tore through the state.

EXECUTION VIGIL: Friends and relatives of twice-convicted killer Ronnie Lee Gardner attended a candlelight vigil as he was executed by firing squad in Draper, Utah, Thursday night. Mr. Gardner, 49, chose the firing squad over lethal injection, a choice he was given because he was convicted before 2004, when Utah did away with firing-squad executions.

SEEKING PROTECTION: Wearing a protective vest and preceded by a bodyguard, Kyrgyzstan’s interim leader Roza Otunbayeva prepared to meet with local officials in Osh, Kyrgyzstan, Friday. She has vowed to help return refugees who’ve fled deadly ethnic violence.

SISTER GRIEVES: The sister of policeman Lilo Jimenez was supported by a soldier and woman, as she waited for her brother’s body to arrive at an airport in Asuncion, Paraguay, Thursday. The officer was one of two killed in a confrontation with a guerrilla group in the north.

MINER MOURNED: Mourners attended a funeral Friday in Amaga, Colombia, for one of at least 18 coal miners killed in a methane-gas explosion. Officials say chances are very slim that any of the approximately 50 trapped miners are still alive.

CONTROVERSIAL TIE: U.S. soccer player Clint Dempsey looked on in disbelief as a goal in the team’s game against Slovenia was called back. As the teams were tied 2-2 in the waning moments of the game, a referee made the call, ending the game in a draw.

NAIL IN A SANDBOX: Workers raked playground sand Wednesday at Glen Yermo Elementary School in Mission Viejo, Calif., in search of roofing nails after some were found there earlier.

TRAIN WRECK: An official was interviewed Thursday at the scene where two trains crashed near Peine, Germany.

BODY RECOVERED: Workers loaded the body of a miner who died in a methane-gas explosion at a coal mine in Amaga, Colombia, Wednesday night. At least 16 miners were killed and dozens were trapped. At least nine workers were killed in the same mine last August.

UP A POLE: An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man climbed a pole during a demonstration in Bnei Brak, Israel, Thursday against a court ruling forcing the integration of a religious girls’ school. Parents of European, or Ashkenazi, descent in the West Bank settlement of Emanuel don’t want their children to study with schoolgirls of Middle Eastern and North African descent, known as Sephardim.

CARRYING A CLOTH: Pakistani pilgrims carried a piece of cloth as an offering at the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti on the anniversary of his birth in Ajmer, India, Thursday.

LANDSLIDE SCENE: Villagers searched for victims of a landslide in Maluku province, Indonesia, Thursday. Torrential rains are blamed for the landslide, which killed at least eight people.

WAITING HER TURN: An ethnic Uzbek woman and her relative waited to board a plane for Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, from the Kyrgyz city of Jalal-Abad Thursday. Some 400,000 people have been displaced by ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, according to the United Nations.

TIPPED OVER: People looked at damaged buildings at a camp site in Saint Aygulf, southern France, Thursday. The death toll rose to 25 in flash flooding near the French Riviera.

FRONT AND CENTER: HIV/AIDS activists demonstrated in front of the U.S. consulate in the Johannesburg suburb of Sandton, South Africa, Thursday. Demonstrators demanded that the U.S. government increase funding for antiretroviral drugs.

THE LEADERS: From left, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Michael Mullen testified about the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty before a Senate panel in Washington Thursday.

HAYWARD’S HEARING: BP CEO Tony Hayward testified about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill during a House hearing in Washington Thursday. He said he wasn’t involved in key decisions concerning the leak.

STAINED BLACK: A Capitol Hill police officer arrested Diane Wilson, 61, whose hands and face were streaked black, as she disrupted the hearing while Mr. Hayward testified.

KICKING AND SCREAMING: A supporter of Kashmir’s chairman of the moderate faction of Hurriyat was detained by police during a protest in Srinagar, India, Thursday. The group was demanding a local U.N. group hand over a memorandum highlighting human-rights violations against Kashmiri people.

SERVE AND PROTECT: U.S. Army Sgt. Chad Orozco took a quick break in the back of a Blackhawk helicopter after transporting a shooting victim in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Wednesday.

BODY RECOVERED: Rescuers pulled a body from a construction site after a landslide in Kangding County, Sichuan province, China, Tuesday. At least 23 people were killed in the early-morning collapse.

SHOUTING OUT: Members of the English Defence League, which describes itself as a “counter-jihad movement,” shouted at Muslims (unseen) protesting against the war in Afghanistan as soldiers returning from Afghanistan marched through Barking, England, Tuesday.

BROWN BEAR: A teddy bear lay in the mud in the flooded village of Wilkow, Poland, Monday.

MOUNTAIN COLLAPSE: Rescuers stood at the site of a landslide in Kangding County, Sichuan province, China, Tuesday. A mountain collapsed, crushing work sheds at a construction site.

BOMB AFTERMATH: Afghan police investigated the site where a remote-controlled bomb killed the chief of Arghandab district in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Tuesday. His son and bodyguard were also killed. Five NATO troops, including an American, and five Afghan policemen were also killed in separate attacks.

RELATIVES REMEMBER: Relatives of 14 protesters killed in the Bloody Sunday shootings marched in silence in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Tuesday. Prime Minister David Cameron apologized for the 1972 incident after a report said the protesters were unarmed and laid the entire blame on the British army.

JOURNALIST SLAIN: People viewed the body Tuesday in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, of journalist Luis Arturo Mondragon, who was fatally shot by two gunmen as he left a TV station Monday night. He is the ninth journalist to be killed in Honduras this year.

SITTING IN A CIRCLE: Palestinian girls studied the Quran Tuesday in Gaza City at a Hamas-supported program.

PARLIAMENT PROTESTERS: Protesters clashed with riot police Tuesday in Bucharest in front of Romanian Parliament, where the centrist government survived a no-confidence vote over planned drastic spending cuts.

WAGE STRIKE: Security workers protested for higher wages at Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg Tuesday. Police planned to bring in more than 1,000 officers to guarantee security for a scheduled game between Brazil and North Korea.

STUCK IN THE SAND: Men surfed near a car stuck in sand Tuesday in Spain, after heavy rains.

SUITED UP: A member of a U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was suited up for a bomb-disposal exercise at Camp Nathan Smith in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Tuesday. Afghan President Hamid Karzai has appealed to tribal and religious leaders to support a major anti-Taliban operation in the southern province.

CLASH VICTIM: An elderly ethnic Uzbek man sat in front of his burnt house in Osh, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday. The interim government has vowed to proceed with plans for a referendum and parliamentary elections this year, despite an ethnic clash that has left more than 100 dead.

PETRAEUS SWOONS: Army Gen. David Petraeus, 57, collapsed while testifying Tuesday in Washington before the Senate Armed Services Committee about the situation in Afghanistan. A spokesman said the general was likely dehydrated and jet-lagged. Gen. Petraeus had just finished telling Sen. John McCain (R, Ariz.) that he believed the planned 2011 drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan remains on track.

A BETTER LOOK: A spectator used his binoculars on the first day of horseracing at Royal Ascot in southern England Tuesday.

SLIP AND FALL: The duke of Wellington was helped up after stumbling as he left a service Monday in London for the Most Noble Order of the Garter, attended by Queen Elizabeth II, right, at Windsor Castle.

REFUGEES WAIT: Ethnic Uzbek refugees stood at the Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan border Monday. Uzbekistan closed its crossing to avoid a flood of refugees amid clashes in Kyrgyzstan between ethnic Kyrgyzes and Uzbeks clashes. The fighting has left more than 100 people dead.

UNLOADING ZONE: A worker loaded crushed rocks into a truck at a construction site Monday in New Delhi in preparation for the Commonwealth Games, which start in October.

CAPSULE RECOVERED: A Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency employee recovered a capsule in the Australian desert Monday after it completed its seven-year voyage. The capsule, possibly containing the first asteroid-surface samples, was released unmanned in 2003.

IN A MEETING: Dutch Foreign Minister Maxime Verhagen, second from left, talked with aides during a meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Luxembourg Monday.

INJURED: An explosion victim lay on a stretcher in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday. The National Council of Churches accused the government of Sunday’s grenade attack on an anti-abortion rally; six people were killed.

BLESSING THE MISSION: A Russian Orthodox priest blessed the Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft at the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch facility Monday. U.S. astronauts Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin are scheduled to fly to the International Space Station this week.

RUSHING IN: A large wave drenched a boy during high tide at Mumbai’s seafront Monday.

BOOT CLEANING: A worker washed his boots after cleaning up oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Monday in Grand Isle, La.

A MESSAGE FROM HOME: Army Sgt. David Guthrie of Grimes, Iowa, read a letter from his family that he received Monday in Dand District, Afghanistan.

CARRYING A COMRADE: In Be’er Sheva, Israel, Monday, policemen carried the coffin of a comrade who was killed when Palestinian gunmen opened fire on his vehicle.

HAIR-RAISING EXPERIENCE: Supporters of the Cameroon soccer team were dejected at a Johannesburg bar Monday after Japan beat their team 1-0 in the World Cup Group E match.

NO CROSSING: Members of a military emergency unit assessed a collapsed road after heavy rains in Bao, Spain, Monday. Heavy rainfall has hit northern Spain since last week.

GETTING THEIR FEET WET: Palestinian boys enjoyed the waves Monday at a Gaza City beach during a summer camp run by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency.

FAMILY REUNION: Andrew Thai kissed his wife, Sarah, as she held daughter Mikalah upon his early return to Hawaii after a seven-month deployment in southern Afghanistan.

BURNING BIODIESEL: A firefighter worked to contain burning biodiesel fuel that exploded at a storage site in Tacoma, Wash., Tuesday. Neighbors reported hearing a blast and seeing thick smoke. No one was injured.

FRANCE FLOODING: Floodwaters submerged vehicles in Vallee De L’Argens, France, Wednesday. At least 19 people have died since the flooding due to heavy rainfall started Tuesday evening.

BUCOLIC SCENE: Residents worked the land in Fengshan County, China, Tuesday.

LANDSLIDE AFTERMATH: Women grieved Wednesday after a rain-triggered landslide struck the southern coastal district of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, and the nearby district of Bandarban, killing at least 53 people Tuesday. Dozens of bodies have been recovered from mud.

BURIAL PRAYERS: Uzbek men prayed Wednesday at a funeral ceremony in Osh, Kyrgyzstan, for people killed during ethnic Kyrgyz-Uzbek rioting. An Uzbek leader said the death toll among Uzbeks exceeds 300; the official toll on both sides is 189.

STRANDED: A member of a rescue team sprayed water Wednesday on the fin of a whale stranded on the western coast of Denmark. A marine biologist says the 50-foot whale is unable to move and could be stuck on its belly. It is not known if the animal is ill or disoriented.

FISH OUT OF WATER: A magur fish lay out of water at the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary near New Delhi Wednesday.

UNLOADING ONIONS: Laborers unloaded onion sacks at a market near Allahabad, India, Wednesday.

TRASHY TOWN: A pedestrian walked past garbage in Naples Wednesday. Striking garbage collectors have left the city overflowing with trash.

WAITING HIS TURN: Politician Joshua Kutuny sat in High Court in Nairobi, Kenya, Wednesday. He and two other officials are accused of hate speech they allegedly made during rallies against a draft constitution days after a separate rally turned deadly with a grenade attack.

TAKING A HIT: Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men clashed with Israeli police as they protested Wednesday against the removal of ancient tombs in Jaffa, Israel, to make room for construction.

WAIST-DEEP: A man stood beside a car where the Danube River had flooded its banks in Belgrade, Serbia, Wednesday. The river has risen to dangerous levels, officials said.

SAVING STARBUCKS: Civil Defence Force personnel prepared to pump water from a flooded Starbucks in Singapore’s Orchard Road shopping district Wednesday. An unusually heavy downpour caused flash flooding in several parts of central Singapore.

NATIONAL FOODS: Swiss fans celebrated their team’s 1-0 victory over Spain at the World Cup match in Durban, South Africa, Wednesday.

A soldier from the Kyrgyzstan military patrolled neighborhoods in Osh in an armored personnel carrier Tuesday.

An ethnic Uzbek man covered his face while surveying the damage to his home after mobs rampaged through the neighborhood.

Deadly rampages in the south began in Osh, a city of 250,000, as mobs of ethnic Kyrgyz burned homes and businesses of ethnic Uzbeks. The violence has since spread to surrounding towns and regions.

As ethnic rioting that began late Thursday continued, Kyrgyzstan’s Health Ministry said Tuesday that the death toll from the clashes had reached 171, with nearly 1,800 wounded. At left, ethnic Uzbek men surveyed the damage to their neighborhood.

While officials say they hope the worst of the violence has passed, the human disaster is still being measured: Officials say as many as 200,000 people have fled fighting in the south, most of them Uzbeks and some with gunshot wounds.

Tens of thousands of people were allowed to cross into Uzbekistan until officials there closed the border Tuesday. At left, elderly ethnic Uzbeks who were attacked by the mobs took refuge in a home outside of Osh near the Uzbekistan border.

Along the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border a short drive from Osh, tens of thousands of Uzbeks trying to reach Uzbekistan endured heavy rain Tuesday that soaked their makeshift encampments. At left, an ethnic Uzbek took refuge in a home near the border.

A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross, Christian Cardon, estimated the death toll at several hundred, the Associated Press reported. At left, ethnic Uzbeks fleeing the violence took refuge in a home outside of Osh.

An ethnic Uzbek teenager walked past the remains of a home in Osh.

A teenager stood behind a makeshift barrier. Barricades of tires, garbage bins, dirt mounds, fallen trees, sandbags and junked furniture were piled up at scattered intersections across Osh, evidence of how rival gangs defending Kyrgyz and Uzbek neighborhoods have cordoned them off from each other.

Ethnic Uzbeks fleeing their home took refuge near the border outside Osh.

Members of the Kyrgyzstan army patrolled in Osh.

Residents reported that the Kyrgyz army had expanded the number of its checkpoints across the city in recent days, adding to a sense that the worst fighting was over. But the city remained on edge Tuesday and heavy gunfire was heard shortly before midnight.

Kyrgyz officials said they hoped that some of the rioting may subside with the arrest in the U.K. of the son of the country’s ousted president, who authorities say fomented some of the violence of recent days. At left, members of the Kyrgyzstan army patrolled in Osh.

A man surveyed damage in Osh.

Signs of distress were spray-painted on walls in the Uzbek enclave in Osh.

HARRY AND THE HORSE: British Prince Harry fell from his horse during the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic on Governors Island in New York Sunday. The prince got back up, but his team lost. He played for an African charity.

LOADED UP: A miner waited to transport sawdust-loaded wagons through a coal mine in Xiaoyi, Shanxi province, China, Sunday.

IN THE SHADOWS: A soldier watched a protest at the Presidential House in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Sunday, one year after former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya’s was ousted. New President Porfirio Lobo says he is also being targeted for removal by wealthy businessmen.

CAMP FIRE: A United Nations Relief and Works Agency staff member inspected a summer camp Monday that was set on fire overnight by masked gunmen in Deir al-Balah, Gaza Strip. Extremists have accused the main U.N. aid agency of corrupting local youths.

BODY RECOVERED: Residents retrieved a body where officials say a truck carrying chemicals accidentally exploded Monday in Hyderabad, Pakistan after pressure built up in the storage tank, killing 18 people and wounding 40.

WINDOW WASHING: A woman salvaged her belongings in Fuzhou, Jiangxi province, China, Sunday. Floodwaters began receding in southern China as workers finished repairing a dike breach. However, a landslide caused by heavy rains trapped at least 107 people Monday in the southwest.

CARRYING COFFINS: A relative stood by coffins of people killed in a NATO raid in Kandahar, Afghanistan. NATO said Monday a Taliban commander was among several armed people killed, but residents claim the troops killed eight innocent civilians, including two elderly men.

LISTENING CLOSE: “Anne,” a 31-year old French woman who has been fined for wearing a niqab while driving, spoke with her husband as they left a police tribunal in Nantes, France, Monday.

OFFICER DOWN: Kashmiri Muslim protesters beat a police officer during a protest on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, Monday. Security forces killed two protesters in clashes.

MODERN MOSQUE: A man worked on his laptop in the basement of a mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday. WiFi is becoming common in Malaysian mosques, especially in the big cities for education purposes.HEALTH HAZARD

HEALTH HAZARD: Containers of U.S. military waste sat at a disposal site at an air base in western Iraq Monday. The military said it spent $55 million last year to build two treatment centers and is removing tens of millions of pounds of waste accumulated during seven years of the war.

BULLFIGHT: Police watched as several men tried to catch a bull during a traditional bullfight in Evora, Portugal, Sunday. The “forcados” perform the “pega de cara,” or “face catch,” in which they challenge a bull bare-handed.

BUSTING OUT: Serbian Novak Djokovic ripped his shirt after beating Australian player Lleyton Hewitt during Wimbledon in London Monday.

FLOATING BY: A man floated in a river to beat the summer heat in Tianjin, northeastern China, Monday.

The Czech Republic’s Tomas Berdych briefly covered his face during his match against Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships in London Friday. Mr. Berdych won.

CHANNELING LECTER? A model wore clothing by Italian designer Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy at a Paris fashion show Friday.

Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem Theophilos III, center, led annual celebrations in honor of Saint Onuphrius in Jableczna, Poland,Friday.

The crowd went wild over Australian musician Rolf Harris at the Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England, Friday.

Soccer fans at a camp for people displaced by flooding in Uniao dos Palmares, Brazil, watched Brazil’s World Cup match against Portugal Friday. The teams tied 0-0.TRAIN’S VICTIM

Jose Hernandez, 24, held his prosthetic leg in El Progreso, Honduras, Thursday. A train hit Mr. Hernandez in Mexico while he tried to cross into the U.S. A local group says many migrants are injured yearly on the crowded “train of death” from falls.

Pop star Michael Jackson’s fans posed with his wax figure, on special display to commemorate the first anniversary of his death, at Madame Tussaud’s in Los Angeles Thursday.

Actors Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart arrived at the Los Angeles premiere of “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” Thursday.

An employee poured diesel into an oil drum at a fuel station in New Delhi Friday.

Fisherman Vila Monaci prepared to pull his boat out of the water in Cabaret, Haiti, Thursday. Rainfall caused small floods in Gonaives Wednesday and much of the country was under an “orange alert” for more serious floods caused by a rain-producing Caribbean system.

Penn State’s Bridget Franek led runners into the water jump during the first heat of the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase during the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Drake University in Des Moines Thursday.

Kyrgyz soldiers cast ballots Friday in Osh, Kyrgyzstan, in the first round of voting over a referendum to create a parliamentary democracy. The vote comes after ethnic clashes have killed hundreds there this spring.

Spc. Franky Cava of McDonough, Ga., sat in a Humvee in Herat province, Afghanistan, Thursday.

An Indian policeman used a slingshot during a Kashmiri anti-India protest in Srinagar, India, Friday.

Activists held up a skull-and-bones flag during a protest against Jewish settlement in the Silwan neighborhood, outside Jerusalem’s Old City, Friday.

Lee Young-sil, 61, and her husband, Song Seok-won, 64, visited Friday the Seoul gravesite of her father, a soldier who died in the Korean War, which started 60 years ago today.

SEA LIONS SWIM: Sea lions swam past a worker cleaning the window of their pool at a zoo in Frankfurt Wednesday.WAIT AND SEE

WAIT AND SEE: Jessie Mallory threw out a rope to dock a shrimping boat in Apalachicola, Fla., Tuesday. The vessel was hired by a company contracted through BP to observe the water and wait for oil.LONG LINE

LONG LINE: People waited in line Tuesday along Lake Michigan in Racine, Wis., to get tickets for President Barack Obama’s event Wednesday. Mr. Obama said the U.S. must wean itself from the national “credit card” and stop leaving future generations to foot the bill.MANUTE’S MEMORIAL

MANUTE’S MEMORIAL: Mourners consoled each other after former NBA player Manute Bol’s funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral Tuesday. The 7-foot-7 athlete, who worked to improve conditions in his native Sudan, died June 19 at the age of 47 shortly after returning from a lengthy trip home.

CANDIDATE MOURNED: Supporters mourned gubernatorial candidate Rodolfo at his funeral service in Ciudad Victoria, Mexico, Tuesday. He was murdered by suspected drug hit men. Mr. Rodolfo’s brother, Egidio, will run in his place Sunday.

FAITH RESTORED: A tourist photographed the statue of Christ the Redeemer Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro after a four-month renovation.

DEJECTED PLAYER: Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, the 2008 FIFA World Player of the Year, looked dejected during the Portugal-Spain World Cup game at Green Point Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday. Spain won 1-0.

HANGING HIS HEAD: Defending Swiss champion Roger Federer held his head at a press conference after his Wimbledon loss to the Czech Republic’s Tomas Berdych Wednesday in London.GREEN SCENE

GREEN SCENE: Swimmers waded through algae at a beach in Qingdao, Shandong province, China, Tuesday. Local officials have been struggling to remove the large mass of algae that has come ashore at the popular tourist spot.TREASURE HUNT

TREASURE HUNT: Walter Fritz searched for a possible treasure using a metal detector in a forest in Ebbs, Austria, Wednesday. A local lawyer said a former banker might have hidden about five million Euros in the Austrian forest. The finder will be eligible for a reward.

RAISED BATON: A policeman threatened a child with a baton during clashes with garment workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday. Thousands of people protested low wages and poor work conditions. Police responded with tear gas and water cannons.

LYING LOW: Soldiers patrolled a village in Nahr-e Saraj, Afghanistan, Wednesday. At least 100 foreign soldiers fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan died in June.

LEATHER HEAD: A worker rested next to pieces of leather at a factory Tuesday in Hebron, West Bank, which is known for its leather. Area cattle owners have started selling hides from animals slaughtered for meat to shoe manufacturers.

COLORFUL PROCESSION: Women waited for a procession to start inside a church in San Pedro Sacatepequez, Guatemala, Tuesday. The event honors San Pedro, the town’s patron saint.

COLLEGE WORLD SERIES: The South Carolina Gamecocks celebrated their 2-1 win over the UCLA Bruins in the College World Series in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday.

ASLEEP ON THE HOOD: A villager rested on his floodwater-damaged car in Dorohoi, Romania, Tuesday. Torrential rains and heavy flooding left at least 16 people dead and forced thousands to flee from their homes.

BLOOD-STAINED: A driver looked at a blood-stained United Nations vehicle after an Afghan man working for the agency was fatally shot at a traffic circle in Kabul Tuesday. Elsewhere, U.S. and Afghan forces battled hundreds of militants for a third day in Kunar province.

BOBBY ON DUTY: A police officer worked outside Parliament in London Tuesday.INDIAN INFRASTRUCTURE

INDIAN INFRASTRUCTURE: Laborers pulled cables at a New Delhi construction site Tuesday. The infrastructure sector output grew 5% in May from a year earlier, lower than an upwardly revised annual growth of 5.4% in April, according to recent government data.

CARRIED AWAY: Palestinian mourners carried the body of Bassam Badwan, a militant from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, from his home during his funeral in Gaza City Tuesday. Mr. Badwan was killed Monday in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza.

MUD BATH: Farmers splashed mud at each other during Asar Pandra in Patan, Nepal, Tuesday. Asar Pandra is an auspicious day for rice planting.

BLAST AFTERMATH: A man walked through the rubble of his damaged shop in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, a day after a truck carrying chemicals accidentally exploded. At least 18 people were killed in the blast.

THE MARCOS CLAN: Rep. Imelda Marcos, right, glanced at her children at the Supreme Court in Manila Tuesday. She and her son, Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr., right, took their political oaths. Meanwhile, officials warned time is running out for the Philippines to recover billions allegedly stashed away by Ms. Marcos’s late husband in foreign banks.

ROOM TO BREATHE: U.S. Army Cpl. Samuel Bard helped a wounded Afghan soldier en route to a hospital near Kandahar, Afghanistan, Tuesday.

KNOCKED BACK: Riot police struggled with a woman during a clash in the Basque city of Bilbao, Spain, Tuesday. Thousands of workers participated in a general strike in protest of the economic crisis in Spain, where millions are unemployed.

BACK AGAINST THE WALL: Garment workers attacked two people who they believed were supporters of a factory owner in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday. Hundreds of garment workers protested after a female worker was beaten by her superior, local media reported.

PLACING FLOWERS: Leah Brewer, nominations and hearings clerk, placed flowers at the seat of the late Sen. Robert Byrd (D, W.Va.) before the start of the Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing for Gen. David Petraeus on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday.

CAPITOL CROWD: A Capitol police officer stood guard while protesters held signs during Gen. Petraeus’s confirmation hearing. Gen. Petraeus played down hopes Tuesday for a swift turnaround in the war and said he would consider tactical changes amid escalating violence.

LANDSLIDE SCENE: The body of a landslide victim lay in Dazhai, Guizhou province, China, Tuesday. Hope of finding an estimated 107 people trapped since Monday diminished as rescuers used heavy machinery. There was no official word on casualties or survivors as of noon.

CHURCH FIRE: A relative moved Kahlil Bringham,14, to safety as a fire raged next door at a Memphis church Tuesday.

BOY WONDER: Hibiki Kono, 13, scaled a wall Monday at his Cambridge, England, school with a gadget he created to help him move like Spider-Man. The boy used 1,400-watt vacuum cleaners and attached pads to the nozzles.

BLOWN AWAY: A mannequin’s head exploded during a fireworks demonstration by the Consumer Product Safety Commission in Washington Tuesday. The agency says there are about 200 daily fireworks-related injuries during the month surrounding Independence Day.

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