Demonstrators run away from tear gas during a demonstration in Athens on Tuesday June 28, 2011. A general strike disrupted services across Greece and riots erupted once more outside Parliament Tuesday as demonstrators protested more taxes and spending cuts essential for the country to receive critical bailout funds that will prevent a potentially disastrous default.
A protester and a riot policeman take a cigarette break together, after clashes during a demonstration in Athens, Tuesday June 28, 2011. Greece's beleaguered government is bracing for a 48-hour general strike as lawmakers debate a new round of austerity reforms designed to win the country additional rescue loans needed avoid bankruptcy.
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish youths peer from a window as thousands gather next to the body of Rabbi Michel Yehuda Lefkowitz, Lithuanian-Orthodox leader, head of the Ponevezh yeshiva, during his funeral, Tuesday, June 28, 2011 in Bnei Brak, Israel. Lefkowitz died at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem on Monday night, two days after collapsing, He was 97.
Nepalese policemen stand guard as Hindu devotees watch the Rato Machhendranath chariot festival in Patan, on the outskirts of Kartmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Rato Machhendranath is worshipped as the god of rain.
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva receives flowers from his supporters during an election campaign rally for his Democrat Party in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Thailand will hold general elections on July 3, 2011.
Syrian refugees chat in front of their tents in a camp in the Turkish border town of Yayladagi in Hatay province, Turkey, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Critics of Syria's authoritarian regime, at a rare gathering in Damascus, called Monday for a peaceful transition to democracy and an end to the Assad family's 40-year-old monopoly on power. Otherwise, they said, Syria's current chaos might destroy the country.
A Jordanian de-miner walks with a mine-detection dog, in a minefield in the northern Jordanian- Syrian border area, near Ramtha city, Tuesday, June 28, 2011. The clearance project, funded by the Norwegian People's Aid and the National Committee for Demining and Rehabilitation, started in April 2008, and aims to complete clearance of 93 minefields spanning 104 kilometers along the border.
Firefighter Chris Teters, of Portland, Ore., mops up hot spots in Pajarito Mountain ski area near Los Alamos, N.M., Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Firefighters battled a vicious wildfire that was spreading Tuesday through the mountains above the northern New Mexico town that is home to a government nuclear laboratory.
Italian classical singer Cecilia Bartoli, right, poses next to her life-size wax model displayed at Paris' Grevin Museum in Paris, Tuesday June 28, 2011.