Daily life in different countries around the world: May 2011

We present you a selection of photographs depicting scenes of everyday life around the world.






Visitors smoking hookah in a fast-food restaurant «Kabul Fried Chicken» in the Afghan capital 11 May 2011. (Mustafa Quraishi / AP)

An Afghan man with the bike up the hill in Kabul on 8 May 2011. On the horizon is visible dust storm. (Mustafa Quraishi / AP)




Afghan children play in masks near his home in Kabul on May 6, 2011. (Mustafa Quraishi /)




Afghan teenager riding a bicycle through a flooded street after rain in Kabul May 5, 2011. (Musadeq Sadeq / AP)




Afghans are reflected in the mirrors that are offered for sale in Kabul on May 17, 2011. (Hossein Fatemi / AP)




Pakistani kid with his face plastered with flies, sits in a wooden cart on the street in a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, May 17, 2011. (Muhammed Muheisen / AP)



Pakistani girls are hiding from a sandstorm in the slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, May 25, 2011. (Muhammed Muheisen / AP)



Pakistanis play cricket and other games in Islamabad, Pakistan, at sunset May 16, 2011. (Muhammed Muheisen / AP)



Small Pakistanis repeat verses from the Koran during the daily lesson of Islam at a mosque in a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad May 10, 2011. (Muhammed Muheisen / AP)



Pakistani March Mughar waits for customers in his vegetable shop in the Christian neighborhood in Islamabad May 12, 2011. (Muhammed Muheisen / AP)



Motorcyclist lucky for a two loaded bicycle, moving along the highway in Islamabad on May 11. (Muhammed Muheisen / AP)



Parishioners on the outskirts of Islamabad lit oil lamps zagadyvaya desire. (B.K.Bangash / AP)



Tourists in a red cap pass by a street vendor who sells maps of Beijing near the metro station in the Chinese capital on May 22. (Andy Wong / AP)



Tourist gives alms to a child who is sitting near a musician playing a traditional Chinese musical instrument near the Forbidden City in Beijing on May 11. (Andy Wong / AP)



Artists in the Chinese folk costumes dance at a temple fair «Miaofengshan» on the outskirts of Beijing on May 10. (/ AP)



Small children play next to a woman who cleans potatoes near one of Beijing restaurants on May 9th. (Ng Han Guan / AP)



Man and woman ready to get out of the underpass in the pouring rain in Beijing on 8 May. (Ng Han Guan / AP)



Mechanic washes his hands, and an elderly man having breakfast in one of the hutongs in Beijing on 5 May 2011. Between them stands a statue of the god of longevity. (Andy Wong / AP)



Chinese woman riding a bicycle under an umbrella on a rainy day in the Chinese capital on 26 May. (AP Photo / Andy Wong)



Yorkshire Terrier Riot (left) welcomes pinscher named Ping-chan while walking in Tokyo on May 4th. (Shizuo Kambayashi / AP)



Mature woman chooses vegetables in the market affected by the earthquake and tsunami near the town of Ofunato in Iwate Prefecture in northeastern Japan, May 10, 2011. (Junji Kurokawa / AP)



Cambodian peasants bathe their cows in the Mekong River in the village on the outskirts of Koh Duch in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 7, 2011. (Heng Sinith / AP)



Salted fish drying on the ground near the village Kpob in Battambang province, 290 kilometers northwest of Phnom Penh, May 6. This Cambodian village well known for its fish sausage, pickled and salted fish, which is sold through the markets in the north-western provinces of the country. (Heng Sinith / AP)



Little Muslim woman begs near a mosque in the old city of Delhi, India, April 28. (Altaf Qadri / AP)



Children bathe in the fountain in a park in the Indian city of Hyderabad on May 12. (Mahesh Kumar A / AP)



Kashmiri boy jumps into the lake Nidzhin a hot summer day in Srinagar, India, May 18. (Mukhtar Khan / AP)



Rhesus monkeys sitting at the gate of the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, on 26 May. (Gurinder Osan / AP)



Villagers connect bamboo and fused it to the river Brahmaputra in the Indian city of Guwahati on May 9th. Villagers prefer bamboo rafting on the river, as it is the cheapest form of transport it. (Anupam Nath / AP)



Barber shears Indian teenager in the old part of New Delhi, India, April 28. (Altaf Qadri / AP)



Palestinian farmers harvest wheat on a farm near the town of Jenin in the West Bank of the Jordan River, May 11. (Mohammed Ballas / AP)



A woman with a child sitting at the window of his home in the town of Nyaung Tone approximately 100 km south-west of Yangon, Myanmar, 22 May 2011. (Khin Maung Win / AP)



Worker puts fish on the main fish market in Yangon on May 22 Bajo. (Khin Maung Win / AP)



Belarusians plant potatoes in the village Kurovichi 140 km west of the capital of Belarus, Minsk, May 3, 2011. Potatoes - a staple food in Belarus. (Sergei Grits / AP)



Workers wash the windows of a skyscraper «One Churchill Place» on the 32nd floor, which is the headquarters of the bank Barclays. Photographed in the business district of Canary Wharf in London on 6 May. (Matt Dunham / AP)



Haitian carry cargo, climbing a steep hill in a rural part of Haiti on May 10. In rural Haiti virtually lacks any infrastructure. (Dieu Nalio Chery / AP)



Rider galloping on the beach in Cadiz in southern Spain, May 4. (Emilio Morenatti / AP)



Thai Buddhist monks gathered at Wat Dhammakaya on the outskirts of Bangkok to take part in the celebration of Visakha Bucha, May 17. On this day, Buddhists gather together to celebrate the three commandments of the Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death. Visakha Bucha is considered one of the most important days in Buddhism. (David Longstreath / AP)



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