June 15, 2014

Published June 15, 2014


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People are seen through a shattered window of a bus as they block a street during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh. "Stranded Pakistanis" blocked streets and vandalised cars after ten people were burnt to death and more than 30 injured as their houses were set afire following a clash at Mirpur area in Dhaka.

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Afghan men show their bandaged hands, after their fingers were cut by members of the Taliban after they voted in the presidential election, in Herat province.

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A vehicle belonging to Kurdish security forces fires a multiple rocket launcher during clashes with Sunni militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on the outskirts of Diyala, Iraq, June 14, 2014.

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People in costumes take part in a performance showing the fight between a Saint and the dragon at Ducasse, during the Doudou folkloric festival in Mons, Belgium. The Doudou festival includes two parts, a procession at the shrine of Waltrude and a fight between Saint George and the dragon. The Doudou was recognized in 2005 by UNESCO as one of the masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

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Australian players celebrate holding the trophy after winning the men's final of the Field Hockey World Cup between Australia and The Netherlands in The Hague, Netherlands. Australia beat the Netherlands with a 6-1 score.

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Switzerland's Steve von Bergen fights for the ball with Ecuador's Felipe Caicedo (R) during their 2014 World Cup Group E soccer match at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.

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England's goalkeeper Joe Hart rolls inside the goalpost after Italy's Mario Balotelli (not pictured) scored during their 2014 World Cup Group D soccer match at the Amazonia arena in Manaus, Brazil, June 14, 2014.

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon adjusts his garland made with coca leaves during a welcome ceremony for delegates of the G77+ China Summit at Tahuichi Aguilera Stadium in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, June 14, 2014.

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This new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows a galaxy known as NGC 3081, set against an assortment of glittering galaxies in the distance. Located in the constellation of Hydra (The Sea Serpent), NGC 3081 is located over 86 million light-years from us. It is known as a type II Seyfert galaxy, characterised by its dazzling nucleus.

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An Egyptian woman walks past a vehicle carrying anti-riot police officers deployed to secure a protest against sexual harassment in Cairo, June 14, 2014.

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A family member of a passenger aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 comforts another relative as they gather to pray at Yonghegong Lama Temple in Beijing, China.

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Cambodian migrant workers carry their belongings as they cross the border at Aranyaprathet in Sa Kaew, Thailand, as the military that seized power in a May 22 coup intensifies lax measures to regulate illegal labor.

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A woman dressed in costume attends the Supanova Pop Culture Expo in Sydney, Australia. The three-day event in which thousands of fans dress up in "Cosplay", showcases the latest comic books, animation, cartoons, science-fiction, and console gaming.

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U.S. President Barack Obama yells "Zot! Zot! Zot!" to honor the school mascot, the anteater, as he attends the commencement ceremony for the University of California, Irvine at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California, June 14, 2014.

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Japan's fans sing the national anthem before the start of their 2014 World Cup Group C soccer match against Ivory Coast at the Pernambuco arena in Recife, Brazil, June 14, 2014.

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