Palestinian fruit vendors balance watermelons on their head as they try to attract customers in the West Bank town of Ramallah, Tuesday, May 5, 2009.
Indian farmers unload cucumbers from a boat in River Ganges before selling in the market in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, May, 5, 2009. Cucumber a summer vegetable of north India is in high demand as the temperature rises. At least 18 people have died in a scorching heat wave that has swept through more than a dozen Indian states, the weather department and officials said Friday.
The Little Mermaid is seen in Copenhagen, Denmark Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Danish officials say a video installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will replace Copenhagen's famed Little Mermaid statue when it goes on display at the World Expo in Shanghai next year.
A worker assembles parts of a train at a railway workshop in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, May 5, 2009.
A Russian Christian girl, runs between the poles of the Church of the Nativity, traditionally believed by many to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Pope Benedict XVI will visit Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories during his eight-day Holy Land tour that begins Friday May 8. It's only the second official papal visit to the Jewish state and comes nine years after a groundbreaking trip by Pope John Paul II.
Chinese citizens, wearing masks as a precaution against swine flu, arrive at Tijuana's airport, Mexico, early Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Mexico and China both sent chartered flights to each other's countries to collect their citizens. Argentina also chartered a flight to bring Argentines home.
The sun rises behind an office building in downtown Mexico City, Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Mexico's Finance Secretary Agustin Carstens said the swine flu outbreak has cost the Mexican economy at least $2.2 billion, he also said the government will implement a $1.3 billion stimulus package, aimed primarily at small businesses and the tourism industry, the sectors hardest hit by the epidemic.
A policeman stands guard during the opening session of parliament in Chisinau, Moldova, Tuesday May 5, 2009. Moldova, the only ex-Soviet state with a communist government in power,will choose a new president and prime minister in the coming week.
Female Iranian officials work at a computer, during the registering of presidential candidate nominees on the first day of registration for the Iranian presidential elections, at the Interior Ministry in Tehran Tuesday May 5, 2009.
An unidentified Saudi official welcomes the Emir of Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, right, on his arrival for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Leaders of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council were gathering to discuss the location of a long-delayed a regional central bank, a step crucial to advancing the oil-rich region's plans for a unified currency.
Pakistani police officers examine the site of suicide bombing on outskirt of Peshawar, Pakistan on May 5, 2009. A suicide car bomber killed four security forces and wounded passing schoolchildren Tuesday in Pakistan's volatile northwest, where the government is under pressure from Washington to crack down on militants.
Bangladeshi children sit on empty water containers as they wait for the supply of water in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, May 5, 2009. The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party, Tuesday launched a series of protests to put pressure on the government to resolve the shortage of power, water, and gas in the country.