Scenes of everyday life in different countries
• Scenes of everyday life around the
A selection of photographs depicting scenes of everyday life of people from around the world that have been made photographers of the Associated Press in the first half of July.
A Chinese man playing with children on a swing at the playground in Beijing, China, July 18, 2012.
Students kissing after school in Guatemala City, July 13, 2012.
People playing volleyball on the beach Golden Gardens in Seattle at sunset July 12, 2012.
The five-year Joe Potts and his seven year old brother Jordan Kervaire swimming in inflatable pool on a street in Philadelphia, PA, July 16, 2012.
A trained monkey sitting on a tin next to his master, waiting for the audience will be, in a park in Islamabad, Pakistan, 11 July 2012.
Chad Getchel pours water from a hose your boxer named Lexis after a walk in the park for dogs "Shelby Farms" in Memphis, Tennessee.
The woman goes under an umbrella on the carpet near the shopping center in the rain in Beijing, China, July 11, 2012.
The pair goes under an umbrella on the beach at Odaiba island near Tokyo, July 18, 2012.
A man dives into the pool to cool off in the 44-degree weather, in Baghdad, Iraq, July 14, 2012.
A young man jumping in the water on the Malecon in Havana, Cuba, July 18, 2012.
Bezinet Lynn playing with her daughter two years Zhazmin Bernier in the pond, but Neum in Lewiston, Maine, July 16, 2012.
Children playing in the fountain in the city park in Beaverton, Oregon, in a warm, sunny day July 11, 2012.
A boy plays in the fountain in the center of the business district of the city-state of Singapore, July 18, 2012.
Pakistani children freshen up under a waterfall in Islamabad, July 13, 2012. Monsoon rains have brought a welcome coolness in Pakistan.
Visitors take pictures of jellyfish in the aquarium "Sumida Aquarium" in Tokyo July 17, 2012.
The boy looks at the slope in the aquarium in the hotel "Atlantis" in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 15, 2012.
Seven Years Pakistani Dawlat Gul rides on a swing on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, 13 July 2012.
Children learn to roller skate on the square in Haikou in Hainan Province in south China, July 16, 2012.
Daryl Babe and her young man, Kevin Olmstead watching the sunset over the bay of Tampa Bay in Tampa, FL, July 11, 2012.
The woman in a wedding dress poses for a photo with her husband in the background of houses in the European style on the river bank in Beijing, China, July 13, 2012
A homeless Pakistani bathes her son between the railway tracks in Karachi, Pakistan, 18 July 2012.
Motorcyclists waiting for the train will travel at a railway crossing in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 18, 2012.
The man who earns his living by posing for a photo in a Mickey Mouse costume, resting on a bridge in Beijing, July 15, 2012.
A man is standing in the door of the house in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, 17 July 2012.
An Indian boy is going to call in a phone booth in New Delhi, India, July 17, 2012.
Merchant vegetables sleeps on a bench near a residential building in Beijing, China, July 17, 2012.
The woman sleeps on the street in the Ginza shopping district of Tokyo, Japan, July 15, 2012.
Indonesian wash clothes in a shrinking river in Majalengka, West Java, Indonesia, July 15, 2012.