Iran presidential election
Iranian women show their inked fingers at a polling station during the Iranian presidential elections in the city of Shahre-Ray, Iran, 14 June 2013. More than 50 million Iranians are eligible to vote. Out of the six candidates, four have realistic chances to win the race. The four are the conservatives Ali-Akbar Velayati and Mohammad-Bagher Ghalibaf, reformist Hassan Rowhani and hardliner Saeed Jalili.
The Long March 2F rocket carrying the Shenzhou 10 manned capsule blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China’s Gansu Province, Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
The Shenzhou 10 capsule carrying three astronauts lifted off on a 15-day mission to dock with a space lab and to educate young people about science.
People take photographs and others read anti-government graffiti painted on the ground at the Taksim Square in Istanbul on June 6, 2013. The reasons behind Turkey’s eighth day of protests are serious enough. But demonstrators have also reacted with humor, particularly on social media sites, often lampooning the prime minister and poking fun at his comments.