"A man closes the door to his home in an alleyway near the Kali Temple in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, April 14."
high resolution →

"A man closes the door to his home in an alleyway near the Kali Temple in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, April 14."

"Birds fly as a plume of ash and steam rise from Popocatepetl volcano as seen from San Andres Cholula, Mexico, April 18. The volcano is continuing to spout gases and hot rock fragments, dusting nearby towns with volcanic ash."
high resolution →

"Birds fly as a plume of ash and steam rise from Popocatepetl volcano as seen from San Andres Cholula, Mexico, April 18. The volcano is continuing to spout gases and hot rock fragments, dusting nearby towns with volcanic ash."

"A well-lit Moscow and the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, are seen from the perspective of the Expedition 30 crew aboard the International Space Station on March 28. A solar array panel for the space station is on the left side of the image.
high resolution →

"A well-lit Moscow and the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, are seen from the perspective of the Expedition 30 crew aboard the International Space Station on March 28. A solar array panel for the space station is on the left side of the image.

"Men use ropes to try and right a supply truck overloaded with wheat straw along a road in Dargai, in the Malakand district, about 100 miles northwest of Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, on April 13."
high resolution →

"Men use ropes to try and right a supply truck overloaded with wheat straw along a road in Dargai, in the Malakand district, about 100 miles northwest of Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, on April 13."

"Brazilian pianist Ricardo de Castro Monteiro plays a piano hanging from wires during the annual Virada Cultural event, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 6. The cultural party offers 24 hours of uninterrupted attractions in stages around the city, such as music, dance, cooking, theatre and art and history exhibitions."
high resolution →

"Brazilian pianist Ricardo de Castro Monteiro plays a piano hanging from wires during the annual Virada Cultural event, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 6. The cultural party offers 24 hours of uninterrupted attractions in stages around the city, such as music, dance, cooking, theatre and art and history exhibitions."

"A boy climbs on a World War II monument at an open-air museum in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 9, during Victory Day celebrations. Ukraine, Russia and other post-Soviet countries marked the 67th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II."
high resolution →

"A boy climbs on a World War II monument at an open-air museum in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 9, during Victory Day celebrations. Ukraine, Russia and other post-Soviet countries marked the 67th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II."

"A miner stands next to a barricade in Montico, Spain, on May 24. Eight Spanish coal miners staged a protest underground as part of nationwide strike action by unions opposed to cuts in government subsidies to the sector. Spain is applying across-the-board cutbacks as part of an economy overhaul aimed at slashing its swollen deficit."
high resolution →

"A miner stands next to a barricade in Montico, Spain, on May 24. Eight Spanish coal miners staged a protest underground as part of nationwide strike action by unions opposed to cuts in government subsidies to the sector. Spain is applying across-the-board cutbacks as part of an economy overhaul aimed at slashing its swollen deficit."

"Kashmiri porters on horseback travel past walls of snow along the Srinagar-Leh highway in Zojila, April 25. The 275-mile-long highway was opened for the season by Indian army authorities after remaining snow at Zojila Pass had been cleared. The pass connects Kashmir with the Buddhist-dominated Ladakh region, a tourist destination popular among foreigners for its monasteries, landscapes and mountains."
high resolution →

"Kashmiri porters on horseback travel past walls of snow along the Srinagar-Leh highway in Zojila, April 25. The 275-mile-long highway was opened for the season by Indian army authorities after remaining snow at Zojila Pass had been cleared. The pass connects Kashmir with the Buddhist-dominated Ladakh region, a tourist destination popular among foreigners for its monasteries, landscapes and mountains."

"Shipwright Kevin Finch works on one of the lifeboats on the clipper Cutty Sark a day before it is due to be officially reopened by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, in Greenwich, southeast London, April 24. The Cutty Sark is the world’s last surviving tea clipper and has been extensively restored following a fire in 2006. It reopens to the public on April 26."
high resolution →

"Shipwright Kevin Finch works on one of the lifeboats on the clipper Cutty Sark a day before it is due to be officially reopened by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, in Greenwich, southeast London, April 24. The Cutty Sark is the world’s last surviving tea clipper and has been extensively restored following a fire in 2006. It reopens to the public on April 26."

"A squirrel leaps from tombstone to tombstone on May 13 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greensboro, N.C."
high resolution →

"A squirrel leaps from tombstone to tombstone on May 13 at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greensboro, N.C."