Today in Pictures, Syrian Protests, Sikh Pilgrims, Gymnastics, Trapped Miners and Puppies

A young girl gestures during an anti-Assad protest in the town of Binnish, April 9, 2012 in Syria. The violence in northern Syria between government forces and rebels is putting plans for a UN-brokered Syria ceasefire in jeopardy. (John Cantlie/Getty Images)

Indian Sikh Nihang (religious Sikh warriors) raise their swords after boarding a train along with devotees to Pakistan at a railway station in Amritsar, April 10, 2012. Thousands of Indian Sikh pilgrims are expected in Pakistan for the Baisakh celebrations, the Sikh New Year at the Sikh Shrine of Gurudwara Panja Sahib and Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Sikh faith founder Guru Nanak Dev. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)

Actor Kevin Kline poses for a photo with a puppy from The North Shore Animal League at the after- party for a screening of "Darling Companion" hosted by The Cinema Society & Rachael Ray Nutrish With Grey Goose Cherry Noir, April 9, 2012 in New York City. (Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

An American bald eagle perches in a nest with its young at Gray's Lake Park in Des Moines, Iowa, April 9, 2012. (Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo)

A North Korean traffic coordinator stands on duty in Pyongyang, North Korea, April 10, 2012. (Ng Han Guan/AP Photo)

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys enjoy the beach during a Jewish Passover holiday in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 10, 2012. Passover commemorates the story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. (Oded Balilty/AP Photo)

Koko Tsurumi of Japan competes on the Balance Beam during day two of the 66th All Japan Artistic Gymnastics All Around Championships at Yoyogi National Gymnasium on April 8, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. (Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Clothing used by miners dries on a rock wall outside the entrance of the Cabeza de Negro gold-and-copper mine where some miners are trapped in Yauca del Rosario, Peru, April 10, 2012. Authorities say nine miners trapped inside the wildcat mine since April 5 are being supplied with sports drinks, soup and food while emergency responders work to free them. (Martin Mejia/AP Photo)

A Pakistani boy swims in a water reservoir to cool off as the outdoor temperature rises, while others wait their turn, next to a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, April 10, 2012. (Muhammed Muheisen/AP Photo)

Visitors view a castle amidst cherry blossom trees in Odarawa, west of Tokyo, April 8, 2012. (Shizuo Kambayashi/AP Photo)

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