A woman takes pictures of her son as he lies down on top of 'Test Pattern', the last installation by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda, during its opening exhibition as part of Vivid Festival in Sydney, Australia. Vivid Sydney, a creative festival of light, music and ideas, runs until June 10.
Israelis and tourists at an observation point on Mt. Bental in the Golan Heights, near the border between the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights and Syria, look at smoke from fires caused by fighting in Syria.
Indian people gather Thursday near eucalyptus trees that fell following a storm in Patiala, India. Nearly 200 eucalyptus trees were uprooted in the thunderstorm.
A woman sells Turkish flags with an image of the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, depicted on them as anti-government protesters gather in Istanbul's Taksim Square.
Anti-government protesters light flares during a demonstration in central Ankara, Turkey. Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan demanded on Friday an immediate end to a week of anti-government unrest, saying the protests which erupted over the redevelopment of an Istanbul park had been founded on a "campaign of lies".
Soldiers cover themselves from a military helicopter's downwash as it lowers sandbags to help reinforce a dike along the swollen Danube River near Gyor, Hungary. Water levels on the river have reached or exceeded record highs, prompting a defence operation involving hundreds of soldiers, water workers and volunteers in the northwestern part of the country.
Soldiers of Federal District's Special Operations Battalion stand on a boat as they take part in a training exercise at Paranoa Lake in Brasilia. The exercise was organized by security forces in preparation for major sporting events which Brazil will host.
Surfers check out the waves at Kure Beach, N.C. as Tropical Storm Andrea hugs the North Carolina coast. The storm was racing through South Carolina early Friday and was expected to move into eastern North Carolina by midday.
A street scene in Toronto's Kensington Market Friday. A proposal to develop a nearby property has upset some residents.
(Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail)
Zeke Wolf, right, owner of the Heartwood Inn, and artist Vicki Myers, pull Lola, left, and Felicity, across a street as they setup up a mini-putt at Dinofest in Drumheller, Alberta. The annual festival celebrates everything prehistoric with a blend of family-friendly activities to highlight Drumheller's deep rooted history of dinosaurs and paleontology.
(Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)
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