A man washes a horse in the River Eden at the Appleby Horse Fair on June 8, 2006 in Appleby-in-Westmorland, England. Appleby Horse Fair has existed under the protection of a charter granted by James II since 1685. It is one of the key gathering points for the Romany, gypsy and traveling community.
The urinals of the German Football Federation Media Center of the World Cup International Broadcasting Centre in Berlin have a football theme, 06 June 2006, ahead of the 2006 Fifa World Cup.
Afghan police recruit, Sakina, 22, holds her AK-47 assault rifle during training at a regional police training center on June 6, 2006 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Police receive a 5-9 week training course supervised by American contractors at the center.
The cofferdam protecting main wall of the Three Gorges Dam is exploded underwater June 6, 2006 in Yichang, Hubei Province, central China. The demolition of the cofferdam was carried out today in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, China's longest, with enough explosives to topple 400 10-story buildings.
A creation represented by slippers floating in water, features polluted water environment during an exhibition on June 5, 2006 in Nanjing of Jiangsu Province, China. Activities are held to mark the World Environment Day.
A man plays football next to a giant flag of St George that has been painted on the side of a house on 5 June, 2006, Lostock Gralam, England. As World Cup fever begins to grip Britain sales of Saint George flags and England paraphernalia have rocketed as the national team prepare for their first game on saturday against Paraguay.
Australian peacekeeping soldiers patrol through the smoke from an entire block of burning homes with Graffiti on a walls depicting death, June 5, 2006 in Dili, East Timor. Australia wants the United Nations to provide a police force for the small nation in political turmoil as the international peacekeeping force, mostly from Australia tries to calm down the city.