Wednesday, May 20, 2009

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A hippopotamus yawns inside its enclosure at a zoological park on a hot day in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. A 47-million-year-old primate fossil known as ‘Ida’ is seen at New York's Museum of Natural History, where the find was unveiled. Scientists from the University of Oslo in Norway and the Senckenberg Research institute revealed the female specimen, said to be the most complete primate fossil ever found. AP Astronaut John Grunsfeld, positioned on a foot restraint on the end of Atlantis' remote manipulator system, works to refurbish  the Hubble Space Telescope. NASA/Reuters The body of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran is carried on a stretcher through a group of Sri Lankan soldiers near the town of Mullaittivu in northern Sri Lanka. Reuters People hold a Turkish national flag as thousands gather during the funeral of Professor Turkan Saylan at Tesvikiye Mosque in Istanbul. Pandas Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan, whose names together mean 'reunion' in Chinese, sit together inside their enclosure at the Taipei City Zoo. People stand at seashore in the southern Indian city of Kochi. Farmer David Wallace checks on his crop of maize in Crumlin, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland. A man walks over a plank bridge between the towers of the cathedral in Bremen, northern Germany. Mohammed Ali, left, cleans an apple on his handcart as he waits for customers in a market in Kabul, Afghanistan. Military cadets dance with high school girls during a ceremony to mark Youth and Sports Day at the Inonu stadium in Istanbul. A cloud from teargas and a fire extinguisher, sprayed against policemen by demonstrators, surround students, with black helmet seen at right, and police clashing outside the site of a meeting of university rectors gathered from throughout the country, in Turin, northern Italy.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Actors Barbara Mori and Hrithik Roshan arrive for the screening of Bright Star at Cannes. Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Singer Avril Lavigne arrives at the 16th annual Race to Erase MS Gala in Los Angeles. Dan Steinberg/AP

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