An Afghan Army soldier adjusts his helmet at a training facility on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Afghanistan had claimed earlier this week that its forces were fired on in the Goshta district of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, the same place where a firefight between Afghan and Pakistani forces left an Afghan border policeman dead and two Pakistani soldiers wounded last week. Relations between the two neighbors have been severely strained between the two sides over the demarcation of their border.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she leaves the State Opening of Parliament, at the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The State Opening of Parliament marks the formal start of the parliamentary year. The Queen delivered a speech which set out the government's agenda for the coming year.
A Russian soldiers steps down from the Soviet War Memorial at Treptower Park prior to a wreath laying ceremony marking the 68th anniversary of the capitulation of Nazi Germany in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
A man watches as Indian Sikhs protest the acquittal of ruling Congress party leader Sajjan Kumar in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, May 8, 2013. An Indian court acquitted Kumar on April 30, of charges he incited mobs to kill Sikhs during the country's 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
A small girl drinks water from a steel glass as her parents construct a pavement in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The capital is reeling under a heat wave with temperatures touching 40.8 degrees Celsius (105 degrees Fahrenheit) Tuesday, two degrees above normal for this time of the year.
Pope Francis exchanges skull caps with a young girl after stepping out of his pope-mobile to walk the last part of his way to the altar, to deliver his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May, 8, 2013.