July 9, 2013

Published July 09, 2013



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A child walks near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg, France, on the first day of Ramadan.

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Civilians gather at the site of an explosion in Beirut's southern suburb neighbourhood of Bir al-Abed. A car bomb rocked the district, stronghold of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement, wounding 15 people, television reports and a military source said.

3

Members of media film a 39,000-year-old female Woolly mammoth, which was found frozen in Siberia, Russia, upon its arrival at an exhibition hall in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan.

4

A Go Train, a commuter train, with passengers waiting to be rescued inside, is stuck in flood waters during a heavy rainstorm in Toronto, Canada, July 8, 2013.

5

A worker installs a poster of Hugh Jackman's new movie "The Wolverine" on a building in Bangkok, Thailand.

6

An Indian Central Reserve Police Force soldier, right, takes a break behind his fellow soldiers during the passing-out parade ceremony of 945 recruits in Bangalore, India.

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Canadian performer Matias Salmenaho stands still as axes are juggled past him as the third generation Quebecois circus company, Cirque Alfonse mark their UK debut show entitled " Timber!" at Lthe Southbank Centre in London.

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In this photo released on July 9, 2013, one of the Expedition 36 crew members aboard the International Space Station records a large mass of storm clouds over the Atlantic Ocean near Brazil and the Equator on July 4, 2013. A Russian spacecraft, docked to the orbiting outpost, partially covers a small patch of sunglint on the ocean waters in a break in the clouds.

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Netherlands' biker Sebastiaan Bowier takes part in a bike speed record attempt event, with his aerodynamic bike Velox3, on the A31 highway between the Dutch cities of Franeker and Dronrijp, the Netherlands. The recumbent bicycle achieved a speed of 78.8 km per hour.

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Fishing at dawn on Crystal beach, Galveston, Texas, USA (Photo taken by Liem Ly/USA/VOA reader)


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