May 16, 2011 witnessed a series of events around the world. Besides the Machindranath chariot festival in Nepal, the 39th Coming of Age Day Ceremony in South Korea, the demonstrations against a youth unemployment rate by university students and youth groups in Spain and the monster truck competition called Monster Jam in California, there are many other news that draw much attention of the world press on the day such as the demonstrations to mark the Nakba in Palestine, the demonstration against Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the flood in the United States and so on.
Picture 1: A rebel army recruit participated in a training exercise on May 16 in Benghazi, Libya.
Picture 2: Anti-government protesters throw an infant into the air during a demonstration demanding the ouster of Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh
Picture 3: Palestinians run away from tear gas fired by Israeli police while they were attending demonstrations to mark the Nakba on May 16, 2011 at Qalandiya checkpoint near Ramallah, West Bank
Picture 4: A National Guard troop stands on a levee when floodwaters approach Buttle LaRose in Louisiana, United States.
Picture 5: A man eats a snack in Bangkok, Thailand
Picture 6: Girls from Seoul, South Korea drunk wine at the 39th Coming of Age Day Ceremony which was held to recognize their coming of age as adults.
Picture 7: Event Afghan drug smugglers were arrested and captured by officials in the capital of Herat province in Afghanistan on May 16
Picture 8: In Barcelona, Spain, then thousands of university students and youth groups took part in a demonstration to protest against a youth unemployment rate of 40 percent and government austerity measures.
Picture 9: Passengers disembark from Cathay Pacific flight CX715, an Airbus A330 passenger jet after it landed safely at Changi Airport in Singapore on early May 16
Picture 10: Devotees cheer as an offering is thrown from the top of the Machindranath chariot festival, one of the main festivals in Lalitpur, Nepal.
Picture 11: Another event happened on May 16 is the monster truck competition called Monster Jam in San José, California. In the photo, Candice Jolly drives the truck named Monster Mutt over wrecked cars.
Mary Rose is currently a lecturer on society. In her free time, Mary is fond of joining social activities. Her goal is to provide up-to-date news and articles on society and culture.
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