A plane drops fire retardant on a wildfire in Lancaster, Calif., Monday, June 3, 2013. Firefighters working in darkness doubled containment of a massive wildfire north of Los Angeles to 40 percent overnight, as cool, moist air moved in Monday to replace torrid weather.
The city landmark, a weather vane in the form of an angel, is fixed atop a spire of the Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, is silhouetted against the sun in St.Petersburg, Russia, Monday, June 3, 2013. The photo was taken through a telescope with a hydrogen-alpha (H-alpha) narrow spectrum filter that permits examination of the sun's protuberances and showing the surface activity.
An egret feeds its baby on a tree along the River Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India, Monday, June 3, 2013. The arrival of egrets usually indicates the beginning of the monsoon season in this region.
An elderly scrap collector pulls her trolley in front of a Turkish bank in Istanbul, Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Turkey's stock market recovered slightly on Tuesday after plummeting amid several days of nationwide unrest. On Monday the Borsa Istanbul 100 Index closed down 10.5 percent as investors worried about the destabilising effect of the demonstrations on the economy.
Pigs feed in a pond polluted with plastic and other garbage in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, June 4, 2013. The World Environment Day will be marked on Wednesday, June 5.
Atlanta Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora works with an exercise ball during NFL football practice in Flowery Branch, Ga., Wednesday, June 5, 2013.
One-year-old Felix Lamarche wants to get an autograph from Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany during Open House day at the Canadian Grand Prix, Thursday, June 6, 2013 in Montreal.
Kashmiri Muslim women pray as a head priest, unseen, displays a holy relic believed to be the hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed, on the occasion of Mehraj-u-Alam, at the Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, Friday, June 7, 2013. Thousands of devotees thronged the Hazratbal shrine during Mehraj-u-Alam, believed to mark the ascension of Prophet Mohammed to Heaven.
Aerial view of a flooded garden plot near the river Danube in Deggendorf, southern Germany, pictured Friday, June 7, 2013. Heavy rainfalls in the past days caused flooding along rivers and lakes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.