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Activists of Nepali Congress affiliated Nepal Students union burn an effigy of Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai as they demand his resignation in Katmandu, Nepal, on May 28. Picture: AP Photo/Niranjan ShresthaHigh-power lights illuminate the Golden Gate Bridge as part of the span's 75th anniversary celebration on Sunday in San Francisco. Picture: AP Photo/Noah BergerThe grave of US Marine Lance Cpl. Michael Harris is seen through an American flag as the the sun rises over Georgia National Cemetery on May 28 in Canton.�Harris died February 6, 2012 at the age of 22 while serving in Afghanistan. Picture: AP Photo/David GoldmanRiders in traditional clothes make their way during a procession near  Bad Koetzting , southern Germany, on Whit Monday on May 28. Picture: AP Photo/dapd/Lennart PreissNepalese women in their traditional dresses perform a dance during a function to observe Nepal  Fifth Republic Day, in Katmandu, Nepal, on May 28. Picture: AP Photo/Binod JoshiYoung elephant Donna plays with a football watched by keeper Elizabeth Becker at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo near Dunstable, southern England on May 28. Picture: AP Photo/Steve Parsons/PA WireA diadem, modelled on the one worn by the Queen at her coronation in 1953, is seen at Asprey jewellers ahead of her Diamond Jubilee in central London on May 28. Entitled 'The Diamond Queen',  the work has been valued at over 1 million pounds. Picture: Reuters/Stefan WermuthGirls parade during the Festa do Divino, or Festival of the Divine, in Sao Luiz do Paraitinga, on Sunday. The Festa do Divino is one of Brazil's most important Catholic celebrations, marking Penetecost 50 days after Easter. Picture: Reuters/Roosevelt CassioCarriage restorer David Evens cleans the 1902 State Landau carriage at the Royal Mews in Buckingham Palace, as the horses and carriages are prepared for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee on May 28. Picture: Reuters/Sean DempseyA teacher (top) falls backwards from a higher ground as students get ready to catch her during a pressure releasing exercise ahead of the National College Entrance Exams at a high school in Chongqing municipality on May 28. Picture: Reuters/StringerA giant figure is paraded during the Festa do Divino, or Festival of the Divine, in Sao Luiz do Paraitinga, on Saturday. The Festa do Divino is one of Brazil's most important Catholic celebrations, marking Pentecost 50 days after Easter. Picture: Reuters/Roosevelt CassioSmoke is pictured billowing from the site of wildfires at the Whitewater-Baldy Complex in southwestern New Mexico in the Gila National Forest in this May 2012 handout photo. The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire, started by a lightning strike, has been burning out of control for 11 days. Picture: Reuters/US Forest Service/HandoutMembers of the United States Fleet Forces Brass Band play for a crowd in Times Square, New York, on Sunday. Members of the armed forces are in New York for Fleet Week, which runs from May 23 through May 30, 2012. Picture: Reuters/Andrew Burton

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