An anti-government protester and supporter of ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra waves a Thai flag after his colleagues set tires on fire during a protest at an intersection in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, April 13, 2009. Thai soldiers sprayed automatic weapons fire and threw tear gas to clear anti-government protesters from a major intersection in the capital in the pre-dawn darkness Monday.
On A Roll
President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, Malia, right, and Sasha, left, and his mother-in-law Marian Robinson, second from right, take part in the annual Easter Egg Roll, Monday, April 13, 2009, at the White House in Washington.
New Year Preps
A student artist paints a street wall ahead of the Bangla New Year celebrations in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, April 13, 2009. Pahela Baishakh or the first day of the Bangla New Year falls on April 14.
Pope Benedict XVI celebrates the Regina Coeli prayer from the window of his summer residence of Castel Gandolfo in the hills south of Rome, on Easter Monday, April 13, 2009. Benedict arrived at the papal residence in Castel Gandolfo on Sunday afternoon for a few days of rest following his busy Holy Week services.
A member of the Real Irish Republican Army group reads out a statement during a parade by Irish Republican dissidents during a 1916 Easter Rising commemoration in the Cregan Cemetery in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Monday, April, 13, 2009.
Tourists pose for pictures near Keukenhof, an international flower exhibit, in Lisse, near Amsterdam, Netherlands, Monday April 13, 2008. The Dutch Bureau for Tourism and Congresses estimates about 800,000 tourists will visit The Netherlands over the Easter weekend, the Keukenhof had an estimate of 100,000 visitors.
Pausing For Passover
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish family play in a park during the Jewish holiday of Passover in Jerusalem, Monday, April 13, 2009. The week-long festival commemorates the exodus of the ancient Hebrews from Egypt.
Crew members of the Maersk Alabama are seen during a press briefing at the Mombasa port, Kenya, Monday, April 13, 2009. In a daring high-seas rescue, U.S. Navy snipers killed three Somali pirates and freed the American sea captain being held at gunpoint. The operation was a victory, but one that is unlikely to quell the scourge of piracy off the African coast.
At Days End
The sun sets over the Losail International Circuit, where the MotoGP is held, near Doha, Qatar, Monday, April 13, 2009.