Pictures of the Day

  • A gang member guards a street in the Siloe neighborhood in Cali, Colombia, June 27, 2013. Siloe is one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the city, where more than 20 gangs battle for territories. AFP PHOTO/LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images
  • Members of the  Italian aerobatic team, Frecce Tricolori, perform during the AirPower 13 air show at the Hinterstoisser air base in Zeltweg, Austria, June 28, 2013. Over 200,000 spectators are expected to attend the air show which takes place June 28 to 29.  REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler
  • Italian (in white) and Spanish players eye the ball during their FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 semifinal football match, at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza, Brazil, June 27, 2013. AFP PHOTO/YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images
  • A white poodle runs past plaster animal sculptures displayed at a road-side shop near the village of Kolesov, Czech Republic, June 28, 2013. The kitsch figurines of various animals, dwarfs and different characters are popular garden ornaments. REUTERS/Petr Josek
  • Members of the armed forces hold umbrellas at a covered court as rain holds up play on day five of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Club in Wimbledon, June 28, 2013. AFP PHOTO ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
  • Boys play soccer near the home of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Qunu, South Arica, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
  • A Bahraini boy takes part in an anti-government rally, in solidarity with jailed political activists, in the village of A'ali, Bahrain, June 27, 2013. Bahrain, a Gulf kingdom ruled by the Sunni Al-Khalifa dynasty, was shaken in February 2011 by a protest movement led by the Shiite majority. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images
  • A man performs with a flyboard on at Porto-Vecchio on the French island of Corsica. The 100th edition of the Tour de France bicycle race kicks off on June 29 in Corsica, and runs through July 21. AFP PHOTO/PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images
  • Demonstrators protest in front of the Piratini government palace in downtown Porto Alegre, Brazil, June 27, 2013. The nationwide mass demonstrations, which began more than two weeks ago against a background of anemic economic growth and rising inflation, have coincided with the Confederations Cup -- a dry run for the 2014 World Cup. AFP PHOTO / Vinicius Costa/AFP/Getty Images
  • Wellwishers gather outside of the Pretoria hospital where Nelson Mandela is being treated, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
  • Russian same-sex couples Yury Gavrikov (R) and Maxim Lysak (2nd R), and Yelena Davydova (L) and Yana Petrova celebrate with champagne in front of a registry office in St. Petersburg Russia, June 28, 2013. Five gay couples applied for marriage licenses,  but their applications were not accepted by the authorities. Same-sex couples are not recognized under Russian law. REUTERS/Stringer
  • Protesters, holding Bahraini flags, shout slogans during an anti-government protest organized by Bahrain's main opposition group Al Wefaq, in the village of Sitra, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
  • Britain's double Olympic champion, Mo Farah, poses with his Commander of the Order of the British Empire medal, after being presented with it by Prince Charles during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London, June 28, 2013.    REUTERS/John Stillwell/pool
  • A Free Syrian Army fighter climbs the stairs, with his weapon, in the Bab al-Nasr neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Hamid Khatib
  • A street vendor blows bubbles for customers at Galle Face Green before the rain during the monsoon season in Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 28, 2013. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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