Thursday, May 5, 2011

16 Amazing Events In Pictures - April 2011

ANGRY IN ISTANBUL: A man marched before a banner of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party during a protest Tuesday in Istanbul against a Turkish election board decision to ban 12 independent candidates from the coming parliamentary elections because of terror-related convictions. (Osman Orsal/Reuters)

A NEW NORMAL: Schoolchildren attended lessons Tuesday in temporary classrooms in a gymnasium in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. About 200 students displaced by the country's quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster have been studying in the temporary classrooms for about a week. (Kyodo/Reuters)

TAPPING THE SAP: Plastic bags swelled with birch sap in a field near the village of Belitsa, Belarus, outside Minsk, Tuesday. Only state organizations are allowed to collect birch sap to be sold and processed. (Sergei Grits/Associated Press)

IN PROTEST: Yemeni antigovernment demonstrators raised their hands to call for the ousting of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in San'a Tuesday. (Yahya Arhab/European Pressphoto Agency)

CINDERS: Residents of a section of 900 homes in Makati, Manila, Philippines, sifted through ashes for salvageable belongings after a fire Tuesday. More than 2,000 families were left homeless, police said. (Erik de Castro/Reuters)

SAVED: A rescuer dangling from a harness carried a 13-year-old girl to safety Monday after she attempted to commit suicide by jumping out of a fourth-floor window. (Reuters)

WILDFIRE: Texas State Trooper Corey Brasher gave directions to a motorist at a roadblock in Graford, Texas, late Monday, as a plume of smoke covered the western sky. Wildfires prevented motorists from heading west from Graford. (Sonya N. Hebert/The Dallas Morning News/Associated Press)

ON DUTY: Afghanistan Border Policeman Muhammad Wali posed Tuesday for a photo near a U.S.-Afghan-manned checkpoint adjacent to Patrol Base Torbert in Banadar corridor, Garmsher district, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. (Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images)

COMING UP EMPTY: A child played in a pond in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, while waiting for devotees of Goddess Tudaldevi. The faithful believe that the goddess lost ornaments while bathing in the pond, and each year during the Gahana Khojne Jatra festival, they look for them. (Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters)

UNDER GUARD: A policeman stood guard Tuesday in the back of a truck carrying slabs of marijuana seized during an operation against drug dealers in the Rocinha slum in Rio de Janeiro. About three tons of marijuana were seized and seven people arrested during the operation, according to local news reports. (Ricardo Moraes/Reuters)

BURNING IN YEMEN: People rode a motorbike past burning tires during a demonstration in the southern city of Taiz Tuesday demanding the ouster of Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh. (Khaled Abdullah/Reuters)

SHORT LINE: A young family waited for ice cream on the beach in Ainsdale, England, Tuesday. Weather in the region is expected to be fair for the Easter weekend. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

JUST PRACTICE: Soldiers from the 'Invisible Commandos,' loyal to warlord Ibrahim 'IB' Coulibaly, who had thrown his forces against former president and strongman Laurent Gbagbo, practiced Tuesday with pieces of wood in a neighborhood of Abidjan, Ivory Coast's capital. (Rebecca Blackwell/Associated Press)

HOLED UP: Libyan orphans sat Tuesday in a makeshift orphanage in a disused school in the besieged city of Misrata. Rebels have been defending the city against the forces of Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi for more than 50 days, and the humanitarian situation in the city is reported as dire. (Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

SAD SONG: Bagpiper Kevin Donnelly led a procession at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum on Tuesday, the 16th anniversary of the bombing at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in which 168 people died. (John Clanton/Associated Press)

TULIP MANIA: A tourist snapped a photo of a color field of tulips in Lisse, the Netherlands, Tuesday. (Robin Utrecht/European Pressphoto Agency)

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