Snapshots from Around the World

Here are a bunch of photos from events around the world. I’ve seen so little on the wires about many of these events. Anybody have more info? Some things have been talked about and written about, but not substantively. Some of these photos are just heartbreaking. Some are happy photos. Others are just photos of different cultures and rituals.

4/29/05 edition

An Israeli prays in the Hall of Names at the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem Tuesday May 3, 2005. The annual Israeli observance of Holocaust remembrance day begins at sundown Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

The death toll from the outbreak of the Ebola-like Marburg virus in Angola has reached 280, most of whom succumbed to the disease in the northern Uige province, the health ministry and the World Health Organisation said. Health workers in protective clothing leave in a pick-up truck to collect a patient in Uige(AFP/File/Florence Panoussian)

Faure Gnassingbe, son of deceased Togo strongman Gnassingbe Eyadema, shown here voting on April 24, 2005, was officially declared the winner of the elections by the west African state’s constitutional court.(AFP/File/Issouf Sanogo)

Swiss Complete Digging Alpine Tunnel. Miners wave flags to celebrate the breakthrough of the Loetschberg base tunnel, Thursday, near Frutigen, canton Bern. (AP/Keystone, Olivier Maire)

Costa Rican priest Enrique Bolaos reacts as he listens to the verdict where he was found guilty of sexual abuse against minors at the Courts of Justice in Alajuela, April 28, 2005. Bolaos, a popular priest, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for six counts of sexual abuse. REUTERS/Abelardo Fonseca

Volunteers at the Marine Mammal Conservancy remove a rough-toothed dolphin from the Key Largo, Florida facility’s lagoon, May 3, 2005, in order to prepare it for release back to the wild off the Florida Keys. The mammal was one of seven released Tuesday after a two-month recovery at the Conservancy following a March 2 stranding involving about 68 rough-tooth dolphins off the middle Florida Keys. NO SALES REUTERS/HO/Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau

Demonstrators hold signs during the Equality Forum celebration in Philadelphia, Sunday, May 1, 2005. Equality Forum, a gay right civil rights group, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the gay civil rights movement in events held around Independence Hall. (AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek)

Window decoration : A Thai woman is silhouetted against an artistic window decoration at an interior design shop in Bangkok. (AFP/Pornchai Kittiwongsakul)

At the checkpoint : An Iraqi boy stares at a US Army soldier as his parent’s car drive through a checkpoint in the restive Palestine district in the city of Mosul. (AFP/Cris Bouroncle)

Disney character Mickey Mouse waves during a parade along Main Street at Disneyland in Anaheim, California May 2, 2005. On May 5, Disneyland Resort in California launches the ‘Happiest Homecoming On Earth,’ an 18-month commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the very first Disney theme park. The event is the cornerstone of a global celebration in which all 11 Disney theme parks around the world will join together for the first-time for the landmark occasion. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Indonesian man Bukhari works on his house in Tibang village on the outskirt of Banda Aceh in Indonesia May 3, 2005. Corruption will have no room in the reconstruction of Indonesian areas hit by the December 26 tsunami and other natural disasters, the agency responsible for those effort pledged on Tuesday. REUTERS/Tarmizy Harva

A 2,300-year old mummy is displayed after it was found by the Sakkara pyramids south of Cairo, May 3, 2005. Egyptian antiquities officials say the mummy is possibly the ‘most beautiful’ found so far. They believe more mummies may be found in the same area. REUTERS/Aladin Abdel Naby

This undated photo released by the U.S. Department of Defense shows the casket bearing the body of US Navy Machinist’s Mate Third Class Nathan Taylor being sent over the edge of the USN Aircraft Carrier USS Enterprise as US Navy Sailors conduct a Burial at Sea ceremony on May 19, 2004. The photo was released by the U.S. Defense Department April 28, 2005 with more than 350 other photos in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from the National Security Archive. EDITORIAL USE ONLY REUTERS/Rob Gaston/US NAVY/U.S. Department of Defense/

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