Colombians wear masks as precaution against swine flu at hospital in Bogota, Thursday, June 11, 2009. The World Health Organization told its member nations it was declaring a swine flu pandemic Thursday, the first global flu epidemic in 41 years, as infections climbed in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America and elsewhere.
Bullet strikes are seen in one of the doors to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Thursday morning, June 11, 2009, in Washington. The museum is mourning the death of security guard Stephen Johns, 39, who was fatally shot Wednesday while protecting visitors from a gunman. The museum is closed and its flags are at half-staff.
Men dressed in traditional bavarian clothes stand in front of rowing boats tied at the banks of lake Staffelsee in Seehausen, southern Germany, on Thursday, June 11, 2009. The traditional sea Corpus Christi procession at the Staffelsee had to be cancelled due of stormy weather.
Sorbian priest Gabriel Nawka carries the monstrance at the top of a procession in Crostwitz, eastern Germany, Thursday, June 11, 2009. The Catholic Sorbs are a Slavic minority located near the German-polish border.
Hold The Yolk
Italian Carabinieri, paramilitary policemen, use their shields to avoid eggs throwing during a protest by students against the visit of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi at La Sapienza University in Rome,Thursday, June 11, 2009. Gadhafi is on a three-day official visit to Italy.
Shoppers try on personal media viewers during a large scale electronic road show where leading brands gather to promote their products in a bid to draw sales during the annual PC Show held amidst the economic recession on Thursday June 11, 2009 in Singapore.
Spanish miitary personnel carry the coffin of Gabon's late president Omar Bongo onto a plane headed to Gabon at the airport of Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, June 11, 2009. Bongo, 73, died on Monday of cardiac arrest at a Spanish hospital where he had been treated for weeks. He had dominated the oil-rich former French colony for 42 years. At the time of his death, he was the world's longest-serving president.
Window cleaners ascend from ropes as they clean the glass facade of the Sage Music Centre in Gateshead, Newcastle, England, on Thursday June 11, 2009.
Pakistani tribal people who fled from their areas arrive in Bannu, Pakistan on Thursday, June 11, 2009. Dozens of militants attacked three army posts in a tribal region that serves as the primary base for Pakistan's Taliban chief, triggering shootouts early Thursday, intelligence officials said.
One Year To Go
A worker walks among rows of seats at the Soccer City Stadium under contruction, on the edge of Soweto, Thursday, June 11, 2009. Thursday marks a year to the kickoff of the 2010 World Cup Soccer tournament to be held for the first time in Africa.