Friday, August 28, 2009

Events in pics (International)
The Chinese Military Chorus performs patriotic songs to celebrate China's upcoming 60th National Day in Beijing. 10,000 participants from 80 different chorus groups participated in the event.
Flags stand at half-staff at the Washington Monument in honor of Senator Edward Kennedy's death.
A tourist takes pictures as a street musician performs from inside a trash receptacle inCambridge, England.
Early morning fog covers Cape Town's 2010 World Cup Stadium.
Sunbathing tourists in Greece watch a helicopter collect seawater to dowse the wildfires burning in the Athenian suburbs.
Since Buddhism prohibits the killing of living creatures, the Thai non-profit Soi Cats and Dogs Bangkok tranquilizes and neuters stray dogs to keep their numbers under control.
People participate in Balloon-Trekking near Immenstadt, Germany. Passengers sail in a balloon then hike back to their base with little more than a compass and map.