Saturday, May 7, 2011

16 Amazing Events In Pictures - May 1, 2011

A girl watched as antigovernment protesters prayed Friday during a rally to demand the ouster of Yemen's president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, in the southern city of Taiz. In the Yemen capital, San'a, plainclothes police opened fire on protesters (Khaled Abdullah/Reuters)

WAITING FOR THE BRIDE AND GROOM: A line of London police guided a crowd of well-wishers calmly along the Mall toward Buckingham Palace Friday; they approached the palace gates and waited there to see newly married Prince William and his bride, Catherine, kiss on the palace balcony. (Getty Images)

UNDER FIRE: People carried a woman who had been shot by Ugandan military forces while protesting in Kampala Friday. At least one person was killed when they police fired live bullets to disperse crowds protesting the arrest of opposition leader Kizza Besigye, a Reuters witness said. (James Akena/Reuters)

GRISLY SCENE: This minibus fell into the Nile River in the southern Egyptian town of Beni Suef Friday; 22 people drowned. (AFP/Getty Images)

ON THE HUNT: Police divers searched a lake in the southeastern France forest of Roquebrune-sur-Argens Friday, in connection with last week's discovery of the remains of a woman and her four children, ages 13 to 20, in Nantes, western France. The father is suspected in their murder. (Eric Gailliard/Reuters)

CALM AMID THE STORM: Antigovernment protesters prayed Friday in Taiz, Yemen. (Khaled Abdullah/Reuters)

BRINGING IN THE BIG GUNS: Soldiers loyal to Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara prepared for a ceremony in which they were to disarm militias loyal to deposed leader Laurent Gbagbo Friday in Abidjan. (Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images)

IN PAIN IN MISRATA: A young Libyan rebel wounded by a sniper bullet was treated Friday by medics in a makeshift clinic at a house near Misrata's airport, close to the front line in fighting between rebels and troops loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. (Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images)

GRATEFUL FOR THE GRID: A worker walked across wooden boards laid over scaffolding at a construction site in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China, Friday. (Sean Yong/Reuters)

CLOSE THE CURTAIN: North Korean soldiers peered in a window Friday at a South Korean soldier, left, and an U.S. soldier inside a meeting room at the U.N. Command Military Armistice Commission in the border village of Panmunjom between North and South Korea. (Reuters)

BRIDAL RACE: Shannon Moore guarded a collection of wedding dresses during the 'Running of the Brides' event at a Filene's Basement Friday in Washington, DC. Filene's shoppers may have taken their inspiration from the dress chosen by Catherine Middleton for Friday's royal wedding. (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)