Pictures of the Day: Friday, June 22, 2012
Eduardo Verdugo | AP
Robots vie for the ball during a robot soccer match at the RoboCup 2012 in Mexico City on Friday, June 22, 2012. Thousands of participants worldwide came to the event and show off their soccer robots, rescue robots and service robots.
Saurabh Das | AP
A Rohingya Muslim woman whose husband was allegedly killed in Myanmar, cries as she waits with others to be sent back to Myanmar at a camp of Border Guards of Bangladesh or BGB, in Taknaf, Bangladesh on Friday, June 22, 2012. Bangladesh turned back more than 2,000 Rohingyas who tried to enter the country after the deadly violence between Rohingyas and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists erupted this month.
Andy Newman, Carnival Cruise Lines | AP
In this photo released by Carnival Cruise Lines, Miami Heat fans, cruising on the Carnival Breeze in the Adriatic Sea off Venice, Italy, early Friday, June 22, 2012, join Lebron James in celebrating an NBA Championship during the closing moments of the 5th game of the NBA Finals. About 150 fans lost some sleep to watch the game live onboard the ship's Lido Deck and in the casino bar. Heat managing partner Micky Arison is chairman and CEO of the line's parent company, Carnival Corp. & plc.
Mary Altaffer | AP
Pedestrians fix their umbrellas during a thunderstorm in midtown on Friday, June 22, 2012 in New York. The temperature in the metropolitan area Friday was expected to reach into the 90s with scattered thunderstorms.
Manu Brabo | AP
Egyptians pray during a demonstration in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt on Friday, June 22, 2012. Tens of thousands of Egyptians have converged on Tahrir Square in Cairo to protest against the ruling military council's power grab and in support of the Islamist presidential candidate who they believe won the election.
Kevin Frayer | AP
An Indian shouts for water as a shanty town is engulfed in flames in New Delhi, India on Friday, June 22, 2012. A fire swept through a slum in the Indian capital on Friday, destroying hundreds of shanties where residents had collected scrap plastic and rubber for resale. No one was reported injured or killed, fire department chief A.K. Sharma said.
Andy Wong | AP
A child hides himself inside a rice dumpling costume while waiting for their performance ahead of the opening ceremony of the Duanwu Festival held at Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park in Beijing, China on Friday, June 22, 2012. Rice dumplings are traditionally eaten during the Duanwu festival, also known as the Dragon Boat festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese calendar, commemorating the death of Qu Yuan, a famous Chinese poet from the kingdom of Chu who lived during the Warring States period.
Posted June 22, 2012, at 8:54 p.m.