About 1,500 Romanian farmers demonstrated in front of the parliament buildling to demand higher farm subsidies, and a reduction in dairy imports.
Children living in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh, have to make their own fun, even if it means playing on a factory waste site.
A 48-hour strike by workers on the London Underground meant people had to find alternative ways to get to work - or to take their children to school.
Somalia is reviving its navy, which has been defunct for two decades, to fight the pirates operating off its coast. The first 500 recruits are training near Mogadishu.
Thousands of people marched in silence through Dublin to remember those who have been abused in religious institutions. They brought shoes to symbolise the child victims.
The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons held a rally in Srinagar, India. The group says that since 1989, up to 10,000 people have disappeared in Kashmir, allegedly after being arrested by the security forces.
Thousands of Filipinos held a rally in the financial district of Manila to protest against plans to rewrite the constitution. They say the changes would mean that President Gloria Arroyo could stay in power for longer.
Whooper swans spend most of their time swimming. But they are also powerful fliers, once they've taken off.
The rainy season has begun in Burma... which obviously exposed problems with roofs in Rangoon.
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