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  1. A Faberge silver-gilt and enamel frame circa 1890-1895 is displayed at Sotheby's auction house in London, Friday, May 25, 2012. The frame estimated at 30,000-50,000 pounds (US$47,000- 78,000) once belonged to Princess Nadeja Bariatinsky who was murdered by the Bolsheviks ...
  2. A thrush looks out from its unusual nest inside a traffic light in Leeds, central England. Picture: AP/Anna Gowthorpe
  3. A Humboldt penguin which escaped from Tokyo Sea Life Park is seen in a cage after it was captured in Tokyo. Picture: Reuters/Tokyo Sea Life Park/Kyodo
  4. A reindeer mother keeping a close eye on her 10-day-old calf at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego. Picture: AP/San Diego Zoo, Ken Bohn
  5. A man runs on the field before the start of the seventh inning of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies in St. Louis. Picture: AP/Jeff Roberson
  6. A woman carries a bucket containing water collected from the rain in her house in Yaurawila, La Mosquitia region, Honduras. Picture: AP/Rodrigo Abd
  7. Part of a Navy helicopter squadron flies over beach goers on the Coronado Beach in Coronado, Calif. The Coronado Beach has been named America's best beach. Picture: AP/Lenny Ignelzi
  8. Soldiers of the Somali National Army (SNA) walk at dusk under a rising crescent moon near the outskirts of the town of Afgoye, located west of the country's capital Mogadishu. Picture: AP//Stuart Price
  9. Poland's National soccer stadium in Warsaw, Poland. Picture: AP/Czarek Sokolowski
  10. Lawmakers from pro-presidential and oppositional factions in the parliament session hall in Kiev, Ukraine, A violent scuffle erupted in Ukraine's parliament over a bill that would allow the use of the Russian language in courts, hospitals and other institutions in the ...
  11. A homeless Afghan immigrant washes himself under a rail bridge in central Athens. Picture: AP/Thanassis Stavrakis
  12. Soldier Marjana Simonovska removes her helmet after an army combat training with the Scorpions special unit in Stip, 120 km (75 miles) east from capital Skopje.