June 25: Devotees take part in the annual Hindu religious festival of "Bonalu" in tHyderabad, India. The word "Bonalu" is derived from the Telugu language word "Bhojanalu," the food offered to Hindu goddes of power, Kali.
June 26: Children lie in sludge as a ritual to induce rain in Nari Bari, India. At least 24 people have died in a scorching Indian heat wave.
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June 26: Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev and Namibia's President Hifikepunye Pohamba watch the farewell ceremony for Medvedev's official visit to Namibia in Windhoek.
June 25: The British pop band Pet Shop Boys perform on stage in Berlin.
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June 26: A woman tries on a floral garland on the first official day of the annual Glastonbury Festival near Glastonbury, England. Nearly 140,000 descended on the festival site for five days of music.
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June 25: Jodie Evans wears a blindfold to protest the torture of prisoners outside the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, Calif.
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June 26: Iranian senior hard-line cleric Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami delivers a Friday prayer sermon at Tehran University in Iran. Khatami urged the government to punish post-election rioters strongly and with cruelty.
June 25: A woman unfolds the pre-Islamic-revolution Iranian flag next to photographs of Iranian post-election violence victims in front of the Gedaechtniskirche Memorial Church in Berlin.
June 25: A woman weeps as people light candles for the Iranian-unrest victims in Munich, Germany.
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June 25: Activists hold signs depicting President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad saying "Dictator, Terrorist, Murderer, we do not recognize this government" to oppose violence in Iran at the G8 foreign ministers' meeting in Trieste, Italy.
June 26: Demonstrators hold placards depicting prisoners in Iran to support the Iranian opposition near the Iranian embassy in London.
June 25: An ultra-Orthodox Jew wears sack cloth, a sign of mourning in the Jewish religion, during a prayer and protest against a gay pride parade taking place in another part of Jerusalem.
June 25: Participants hold a giant flag during the gay pride parade in Jerusalem. The parade will test the delicate balance between Jewish religious and secular lifestyles.
June 25: Broadway actors and dancers gather in colorful costumes at Times Square to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York City.
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June 25: Fans gather outside the Apollo Theater to remember Michael Jackson in New York City. Jackson, 50, died after going into cardiac arrest in a hospital today in Los Angeles, California.
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June 25: People gather outside Michael Jackson's childhood home in Gary, Indiana.
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June 26: A newspaper vendor holds one of his newspapers reporting the death of Michael Jackson.
June 25: A poster of actress Farrah Fawcett is displayed for sale at Hollywood Book in Los Angeles. Fawcett died Thursday at the age of 62.
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June 25: Flowers and cards cover the star of actress Farrah Fawcett at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Fawcett died Thursday after battling cancer.
June 25: Gnaoua musicians perform during the opening of the 12th Gnaoua Festival and Musics of the World of Essaouira.
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June 26: A child looks into a jellyfish display tank at the Singapore Underwater World in Singapore.
June 25: White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs reaches for a towel after being knocked into a dunk tank by members of the news media. The games preceded a luau for members of Congress and their families on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC.
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June 25: Demonstrators wearing red gags protest against President Hugo Chavez's closure threats against opposition TV station Globovision in Caracas, Venezuela.
June 25: A boy walks on a street in Havana, Cuba.
Catholics pray at the site where the Virgin Mary reportedly appeared in an apparition in Medjugorje, 120 km south of Sarajevo June 25, 2009. Millions of pilgrims from all over the world have visited the small Bosnian town after six Bosnian youngsters claimed that the Holy Mary appeared to them there 28 years ago. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA RELIGION)
In this photo taken Thursday, June 25, 2009, Iraqis dance at a reopened nightclub in central Baghdad, Iraq. As the city's security improves, nightlife is returning to the Iraqi capital. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
In this photo taken on Thursday, June 25, 2009, and released by Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service in Tokyo, North Korean participants gather at a rally at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea. Tens of thousands of North Koreans shouted slogans to denounce international sanctions at a rally in central Pyongyang on Thursday, as the communist country vowed to enlarge its atomic arsenal and warned of a "fire shower of nuclear retaliation" in the event of a U.S. attack. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service) ** JAPAN OUT **
Norwegian rider Andre Villa performs a show jump at the historic Stock Yards in Fort Worth, Texas, to announce the third stage of the "Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour" on Thursday, June 25, 2009. The largest rodeo in the world and the biggest course of the season, the Fort Worth Stock Yards are set to host twelve of the best FMX athletes on the planet. (AP Photo/Joerg Mitter/Global-Newsroom) ** EDITORIAL USE ONLY NO SALES NO ARCHIVES **
June 26: A Bleriot XI aircraft from 1908 performs during the Airpower '09 airplane show in Zeltweg, Austria.
June 25: Runners clear the water hurdle during the 3000m steeplechase heats at the USA Track and Field National Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
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June 24: An 11-week-old English bulldog rests in the hands of Marine Pfc. Brian Zuniga during a media event in Castroville, Texas to announce the puppy as the newest mascot for the U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Calif.
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June 25: Brian Holmon-Wilson holds Sid as Maureen Henry gives him a vaccine. Sid is one of the dogs rescued at the Washington Animal Rescue League in Washington, DC.
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June 25: Towanda Brown, the mother of LaVonda "Nikki" King, who died in the Washington Metro crash this week, cries at the vigil in her daughter's honor. Brown's husband, Ricky Hines, wipes away her tears.
June 25: Media members crowd around South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's vehicle as he leaves the family home on Sullivan's Island, S.C.
June 26: Elephants painted as pandas are led on a walkabout in Ayutthaya, Thailand.
June 25: A Michael Jackson fan attends a vigil in Mexico City.
June 26: A visitor writes "Jackson bye bye " on a condolence book next to a wax figure of Michael Jackson at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Shanghai.
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