A red squirrel carries its baby in its mouth as it bounds along a fence in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Volkswagen announced strong results in June with 2.29 million passenger car deliveries in the first five months of 2012, an increase of 9.4%. Emden is the principal port for all Volkswagen Group exports and handles an average of 5,500 vehicles a day.
Hundreds of firefighters joined efforts to tackle two of the biggest wildfires ever seen in the US states of Colorado and New Mexico. A woman has died in the blaze, which has burned about 46,720 acres (73 sq miles).
Taj Mahal, India
A Venus Transit Over the Baltic Sea
The financial crisis continued in Greece where banking officials announced that people are withdrawing money from bank accounts ahead of elections on 17 June, amid fears that the country may leave the euro.
The Matterhorn, 14,691 feet (4,478 meters), at full moon
Bangladesh, 2007: An estimated 215 million children around the world are required to work – often in highly exploitative or hazardous conditions. The World Day against Child Labour, celebrated annually on 12 June, aims to focus attention on the worst forms of this violation of children’s rights and the need for continued action to eliminate it. A boy burns garbage to extract discarded scrap metal to sell, in Dhaka District.
Well this is one way to cure the blues. Combining urban with nature, “botanical therapy” is a new trend in Thailand’s urban community zones.
A Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) male inflates its neck pouch to attract a mate.