A girl holds a paper lantern before releasing it in the Motoyasu River with the backdrop of the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, western Japan, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009. Hiroshima's mayor urged global leaders on Thursday to back President Barack Obama's call to abolish nuclear weapons as Japan marked the 64th anniversary of the world's first atomic bomb attack.
The coffin of Britain's last World War I infantry veteran, Harry Patch, is carried from a memorial service at Wells Cathedral in Wells, England, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009. Thousands of people lined the streets to watch the funeral procession of Patch, who died aged 111, and who was a veteran of the Third Battle of Ypres in 1917.
Egg on His Face
An egg smashes into a cardboard cutout face of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown as members of the public are invited to participate in a little old-fashioned humiliation and pelt a man standing in for the prime minister outside the London Dungeon tourist attraction in London, Thursday Aug. 6, 2009. The public voted that the British prime minister was the most deserving person to be put in the stocks.
Prayer by Candlelight
A Muslim boy prays after lighting candles near the graves of a loved one on Shab-E-Barat in Gauhati, India, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009.
Walking on the Sun
A man walks on a giant sundial on la Promenade des Anglais at Nice, southern France, Thursday, Aug. 6 , 2009.
Seal pup "Kalli" peers out of a basket in Norddeich, Germany, on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009.