Photos Of 2012 Week 25

Summer (or Winter for our Southern Hemisphere friends) anounced itself yesterday. The sun is still left wanting in my part of the world, but I found some photos to take my mind of that. Which is your favorite? [65 photos total]

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A woman walks in front of a wall covered with graffiti in central Athens (YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS) #
People grab and throw balls as they ride Luigi's Flying Tires, on the eve of the public grand reopening of Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (DAVID MCNEW/REUTERS) #
People wear illuminated mouse ears that change colors and blink at a preview of World of Color show, on the eve of the public grand reopening of Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (DAVID MCNEW/REUTERS) #
Troyanna sits with her mother Zunknie as she meets her father Troy for the first time at San Quentin state prison (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
An aerial view of Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up in green to celebrate the Rio+20 forum in Rio de Janeiro (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
A protester take part in a demonstration at Tahrir square in Cairo (AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS) #
Shi'ite pilgrims pray at the Shrine of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district (MOHAMMED AMEEN/REUTERS) #
Supporters of Conservative New Democracy party hold flags and flares during final pre-election rally by their leader Samaras in Athens' Syntagma square (YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS) #
Indigenous people point their bows and arrows at a police helicopter flying over the occupied barrier of the Belo Monte Dam's construction site in Vitoria do Xingu, near Altamira (STRINGER/BRAZIL/REUTERS) #
Tightrope walker Wallenda walks the high wire over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls (MARK BLINCH/REUTERS) #
Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut, waves during a departure ceremony at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Gansu province (JASON LEE/REUTERS) #
Tanda, a white rhinoceros, grazes with her one-day old calf at the Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv (BAZ RATNER/REUTERS) #
The Long March II-F rocket loaded with Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft carrying Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng, Liu Wang and Liu Yang lifts off from the launch pad in the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center (JASON LEE/REUTERS) #
Birds fly over Zojoji Temple and Tokyo tower before their lights were turned off during the million people's candle night event in Tokyo (KIM KYUNG-HOON/REUTERS) #
A girl plays with a kitten in her family's shelter at a school in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden (Khaled Abdullah/REUTERS) #
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi delivers her Nobel acceptance speech during a ceremony at Oslo's City Hall (POOL/REUTERS) #
Rescue workers clean debris from a neighborhood that was burnt in recent violence in Sittwe (Soe Zeya Tun/REUTERS) #
Garment workers throw pieces of bricks during clashes with police in Kanchpur, Dhaka (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
A model reacts as a member of the audience helps free her shoe on the runway during the anniversary of Dakar Fashion Week (FINBARR O'REILLY/REUTERS) #
A participant of the the Dirndlspringen contest jumps into a swimming pool in Vienna (HERWIG PRAMMER/REUTERS) #
Firefighters and volunteers try to extinguish forest fire near Athens (YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS) #
Locals look at a forest fire approaching their house near Athens (YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS) #
A gang member and inmate looks through a hole on a prison wall in Quetzaltepeque (STRINGER/EL SALVADOR/REUTERS) #
A Greek Orthodox priest casts his ballot in Athens (YANNIS BEHRAKIS/REUTERS) #
Air tanker makes drop on brush fire at Los Padres National Forest in California (GENE BLEVINS/REUTERS) #
A voter prepares to cast his vote at a polling station in Cairo (AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS) #
Netherlands soccer fans have breakfast at Euro 2012 camping area in Kharkiv (VASILY FEDOSENKO/REUTERS) #
A South Sudanese girl looks out from a bus window before its departure to Ben Gurion airport from Tel Aviv (BAZ RATNER/REUTERS) #
Men jump into the sea from a tiny island just off the coast of the port city of Sidon in southern Lebanon (ALI HASHISHO/REUTERS) #
Leader of conservative New Democracy party Samaras is cheered by supporters after his statement on election results in Athens (JOHN KOLESIDIS/REUTERS) #
A man yells at police following a protest in New York (ERIC THAYER/REUTERS) #
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohamed Morsy celebrate at Tahrir square in Cairo (AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS) #
Farmers herd a flock of ducks along a street towards a pond as residents drive next to them in Taizhou (CHINA DAILY/REUTERS) #
Workers from a nearby North Korean restaurant walk along a footpath wearing traditional costumes in central Beijing (DAVID GRAY/REUTERS) #
Militiaman from the Ansar Dine Islamic group ride on an armed vehicle between Gao and Kidal in northeastern Mali (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Sophie, Countess of Wessex attend the annual Order of the Garter Service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Windsor (POOL/REUTERS) #
U.S. President Obama laughs while talking with Russian counterpart Putin before the first session of the G20 Summit in Los Cabos (ANDRES STAPFF/REUTERS) #
A photographer takes pictures of new Microsoft Surface tablet computers on display at its unveiling in Los Angeles (DAVID MCNEW/REUTERS) #
Handout of Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, accused of killing Chinese student, Jun Lin being escorted off a plane from Germany by Montreal police in Montreal (HANDOUT/REUTERS) #
India's PM Manmohan Singh arrives late as leaders of the G20 nations gather for a family photo at the G20 Summit in Los Cabos (EDGARD GARRIDO/REUTERS) #
A rainbow arches over Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour (BOBBY YIP/REUTERS) #
A racegoer rides an escalator down from the Royal Enclosure on the first day of racing at Royal Ascot in southern England (STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS) #
Racegoers sit on the bench on the lawns of the Royal Enclosure on the first day of racing at Royal Ascot in southern England (STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS) #
Policemen warm up before exercise during Weight Loss Management Program in Manila (CHERYL RAVELO/REUTERS) #
A man arranges bread on a life-sized model of a tank at Morro Santa Marta ahead of the Rio+20 conference in Rio de Janeiro (UESLEI MARCELINO/REUTERS) #
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohamed Morsy celebrate and shout anti military counciel at Tahrir square in Cairo (AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS) #
Giant fish made with plastic bottles are exhibited at Botafogo beach, in Rio de Janeiro (UESLEI MARCELINO/REUTERS) #
A protester reacts as riot policemen spray pepper gas during clashes outside in Panama City (CARLOS JASSO/REUTERS) #
Man walks past giant fish made with plastic bottles exhibited at Botafogo beach (PAULO WHITAKER/REUTERS) #
U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney tastes cherry pie in Michigan (LARRY DOWNING/REUTERS) #
A noticeboard with pictures of a portion of gang members held at the prison of Izalco is seen, about 65 km (40 miles) from San Salvador (STRINGER/EL SALVADOR/REUTERS) #
A salvage platform floats in front of the wreckage of capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia near the harbour of Giglio Porto (MAX ROSSI/REUTERS) #
An indigenous man stands in a subway train as he makes his way to the People's Summit at Rio+20 for Social and Environmental Justice in Rio de Janeiro (RICARDO MORAES/REUTERS) #
People practice yoga on the morning of the summer solstice in New York's Times Square (SHANNON STAPLETON/REUTERS) #
A couple celebrates summer solstice at a stone carved marker for the summer solstice at the Kokino megalithic observatory (OGNEN TEOFILOVSKI/REUTERS) #
A boy plays at a fountain in New York (ERIC THAYER/REUTERS) #
Guests enjoy a Dinner in the Sky on a platform hanging in front of the Cinquantenaire park in Brussels (FRANCOIS LENOIR/REUTERS) #
Umar Patek is escorted by police officers as he arrives before his trial in Jakarta (SUPRI/REUTERS) #
Air force soldiers stand near the wreck of an Indonesian air force Fokker 27 turboprop plane at housing complex in Jakarta (BEAWIHARTA/REUTERS) #
Kashmiri farmers walk through rice fields in Bandipora (FAYAZ KABLI/REUTERS) #
A youth practices parkour as he jumps off a wall in central Sydney (DANIEL MUNOZ/REUTERS) #
A local resident tries to extinguish a fire from a slum area in New Delhi (ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS) #
A zookeeper feeds a hippopotamus with forage wrapped in the shape of a rice dumpling (zongzi) to celebrate the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival at a wildlife zoo in Shenzhen (CHINA DAILY/REUTERS) #
Afghan National Army soldiers run to cover themselves at the site of an attack on the outskirts of Kabul (OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERS) #
Demonstrators wearing masks depicting Hollande, Merkel, Rajoy and Monti simulate playing a soccer match to protest against the eurozone debt crisis in Rome (STRINGER/ITALY/REUTERS) #

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