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Photos of the day - May 6, 2014

New recruits of the Vatican's elite Swiss Guard stand at attention during the swearing-in ceremony at the Vatican May 6, 2014. The Swiss Guard, founded in 1506, consist of 100 volunteers who must be of Swiss nationality, Catholic, single, at least 174 cm (5.7 ft) tall and without a beard. New recruits are sworn in every year on May 6 to commemorate the day where 147 Swiss soldiers died defending the Pope during an attack on Rome in 1527. (REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

Photos of the day - May 6, 2014

Yahoo NewsMay 6, 2014


New recruits of the Vatican's elite Swiss Guard stand at attention during the swearing-in ceremony at the Vatican, Filipino firemen use water cannon to extinguish a fire in a residential slum area in Quezon City, Philippines and survivors gather at a home near the site of a landslide that buried Abi-Barik village in Badakhshan province are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Reuters)

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