Oddball pics from around the world

Highlights from this week's most outrageous news bites.

Romanians carry a huge national flag on the Clinceni Airfield, south of Bucharest, Romania, Monday, May 27, 2013. Romania entered the Guinness Book of records after it unveiled the largest flag ever made. It took about 200 people several hours Monday to unfurl a five-ton flag of Romania which organizers said measured 349.4 meters by 226.9 meters, about three times the size of a football pitch.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Romanians carry a huge national flag on the Clinceni Airfield, south of Bucharest, Romania, Monday, May 27, 2013. Romania entered the Guinness Book of records after it unveiled the largest flag ever made. It took about 200 people several hours Monday to unfurl a five-ton flag of Romania which organizers said measured 349.4 meters by 226.9 meters, about three times the size of a football pitch.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Romanians carry a huge national flag on the Clinceni Airfield, south of Bucharest, Romania, Monday, May 27, 2013. Romania entered the Guinness Book of records after it unveiled the largest flag ever made. It took about 200 people several hours Monday to unfurl a five-ton flag of Romania which organizers said measured 349.4 meters by 226.9 meters, about three times the size of a football pitch.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
 <p>A daredevil became the first man to walk a tightrope strung between the two towers of St. Stephen's Cathedral.</p>
Man walks tightrope at Austria cathedral

A daredevil became the first man to walk a tightrope strung between the two towers of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

A Kenyan demonstrator holding a piglet moves towards the gate of parliament in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Police fired tear-gas, water cannons and swung their batons at protesters gathered outside Kenya’s parliament building to pile pressure on the country’s legislators to drop demands for a salary increment. About 250 people carrying placards and banners marched through the Nairobi’s city center and staged a sit in at the entrance legislators use to enter parliament. There the protesters released about two dozen piglets and a pig to symbolize “the greed of the country’s legislators.” (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)
A Kenyan demonstrator holding a piglet moves towards the gate of parliament in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Police fired tear-gas, water cannons and swung their batons at protesters gathered outside Kenya’s parliament building to pile pressure on the country’s legislators to drop demands for a salary increment. About 250 people carrying placards and banners marched through the Nairobi’s city center and staged a sit in at the entrance legislators use to enter parliament. There the protesters released about two dozen piglets and a pig to symbolize “the greed of the country’s legislators.” (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)
A Kenyan demonstrator holding a piglet moves towards the gate of parliament in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Police fired tear-gas, water cannons and swung their batons at protesters gathered outside Kenya’s parliament building to pile pressure on the country’s legislators to drop demands for a salary increment. About 250 people carrying placards and banners marched through the Nairobi’s city center and staged a sit in at the entrance legislators use to enter parliament. There the protesters released about two dozen piglets and a pig to symbolize “the greed of the country’s legislators.” (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)
A giant Rubber Duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman is towed along Hong Kong's Victoria Habour Thursday, May 2, 2013. Since 2007 the 16.5-meter (54 feet)-tall Rubber Duck has traveled to various cites including Osaka, Sydney, Sao Paulo and Amsterdam. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
A giant Rubber Duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman is towed along Hong Kong's Victoria Habour Thursday, May 2, 2013. Since 2007 the 16.5-meter (54 feet)-tall Rubber Duck has traveled to various cites including Osaka, Sydney, Sao Paulo and Amsterdam. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
A giant Rubber Duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman is towed along Hong Kong's Victoria Habour Thursday, May 2, 2013. Since 2007 the 16.5-meter (54 feet)-tall Rubber Duck has traveled to various cites including Osaka, Sydney, Sao Paulo and Amsterdam. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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