Supporters of opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi march in north Tehran. Baton-wielding Iranian police fired tear gas on Thursday and arrested protesters mourning the young woman killed in post-election violence who has become a symbol for the opposition to Tehran's hardline leaders.
Iranians put flowers on the grave of Neda Agha Soltan as mourners gather at Tehran's Behesht-e Zahra cemetery. The 27-year-old's final moments last month were filmed and broadcast around the world.
Nine pairs of twins and a set of triplets pose for a photograph at a state-run school in Kodinji village in the southern Indian city of Kerala. Kodinji, with around 2,000 families, has at least 204 pairs of twins, according to survey by Twins and Kins Association (TAKA), a voluntary organization.
A soldier mans his post outside the perimeter fence of the prison compound where a Burmese court is to deliver a verdict in the high-profile trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon, Burma. A government official said the court was now expected to give its ruling on Aug. 11.
Janis Sharp, right, mother of Gary McKinnon, arrives at the high court in central London. A Briton accused of hacking into U.S. military and NASA computers on Friday lost his latest legal bid to avoid extradition to the United States. Gary McKinnon, who suffers from a form of autism, could spend life in prison if convicted by a U.S. court of gaining access to 97 computers in 2001 and 2002 in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
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Mark Bonney, Canon Treasurer at Salisbury Cathedral, looks at a 1215 Magna Carta document in the Chapter House at Salisbury Cathedral in Salisbury, England. The four surviving copies of the 1215 Magna Carta have been awarded 'Memory of the World' status by the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in recognition of their outstanding universal value.
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A child kisses Nelson Mandela during the launch of a children's hospital in Johannesburg. South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela has combined his 91st birthday celebration with the opening of a new children's hospital.
Bangladeshi mother Kohinur Akhter sits beside her sick 19-month-old son Safin at the Dhaka Shishu Hospital after Safin took a contaminated pain-killer. Doctors say the boy will die after he consumed paracetamol laced with the toxic chemical diethylene glycol, used mainly in textile and leather dyeing. Authorities in the South Asian nation have shut down a drugs company in the eastern district of Comilla, but 26 infants have already died in the past six weeks.
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Portraits of kids from low income families are shown along with their ages during a protest outside the Hong Kong government headquarters. A social group demonstrated on Friday demanding that authorities improve daytime child care services for working parents.
Two men stand at the graves where the remains of 49 unidentified soldiers who were killed in World War II are buried in the eastern German town of Halbe. The remains were found during building work at various sites in the region.
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A member of the fire brigade "Romeo 10" of Segovia works around a fire in Parras, near Avila, Spain, during the forest fires in the region. A man died in the wildfire when flames swept through a house in western Spain, marking the first civilian death in the blazes that also claimed the lives of six Spanish firefighters, authorities said.
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Three replica World War I SE5A fighter aircraft fly in formation over the sea off Brighton, England, after the funeral of WWI veteran Henry Allingham. Politicians, military chiefs, extended family and hundreds of respectful strangers bade farewell to Allingham, the world's oldest man and one of Britain's last survivors of WWI, who died at the age of 113. Allingham was the last founding member of the Royal Air Force and one of a handful of remaining veterans of what was known as "the war to end all wars."
Exiled Iranians protest in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, demanding that the international community take action after Iraqi forces took control of Camp Ashraf, north of Baghdad. For two decades, Camp Ashraf had been home to members of the People's Mujahideen of Iran (PMOI), a dissident group. Iraq's government denied that any Iranian exiles had been killed in the clashes with security forces, but residents said eight had died. The Iraqi government also said it will close the camp and expel its 3,500 residents back to Iran or to another country.
A pile of peaches is dumped by fruit growers from Pyrenees-Orientales, Gard and Vaucluse on the A9 highway, near the Spanish-French border. Growers set up the barricade to stop fruit trucks from Spain, a symbolic action to protest French wholesalers and distributors who have not bought French produce as a priority, unlike previous years.
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Relatives of victims of the Ycua Bolanos supermarket fire on Aug. 1, 2004, hold pictures of their loved ones during a vigil three days before the fifth anniversary of the disaster in Asuncion, Paraguay. More than 200 people at the vigil asked for justice against the supermarket's owners, Juan Pio Paiva and his son Victor Daniel, who ordered the supermarket's doors to be locked to prevent shoppers from escaping without paying.
Alleged drug traffickers of the La Familia drug cartel are escorted to a presentation before the press at the headquarters of the Federal Police in Mexico City. Mexican police detained two suspected finance operatives of the La Familia cartel and four others involved in money laundering and drug trafficking to the United States, officials said. Those detained included Armando Quintero Guerra, the suspected financier of one of the powerful leaders of the cartel, Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.
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A girl pauses while taking a shower in a makeshift camp in a city park in downtown Bogota, Colombia. More than 800 people, displaced from years of internal conflict in Colombia's provinces, took over the city park in March, setting up homes built of plastic, canvas and scrap wood.
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Nigerian army Major Gen. Saleh Maina, right, addresses troops as they prepare to fight Islamic extremists in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri. The deputy leader of a Nigerian Islamist sect had been killed in an attack, along with some 200 followers as they tried to flee Maiduguri, a police source said. Clashes in northern Nigeria have killed at least 600 in five days of fierce combat between members of the Islamic sect and security forces, according to police and witnesses' figures.
The faithful wave as Pope Benedict XVI comes out at his window after arriving at his summer residence in Castel Gandolfo, on the outskirts of Rome. Benedict XVI said that his "guardian angel'' let him down when he fell and broke his wrist earlier in the month during his holiday at an Alpine resort in northern Italy, but said that the angel was clearly acting "on superior orders.''
Iraqi Shiite Muslims wave national flags in protest of U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates's visit to Baghdad. Gates planned to discuss the future role of American troops in the country and the push for national reconciliation.
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Displaced men queue for their daily rations at the Jalozai refugee camp in Peshawar, Pakistan.
A worker extinguishes a landfill fire in Athens.
A policeman and dog search the area of a car bomb explosion in Burgos, Spain. At least 46 people were injured, according to emergency services.
A crane hoists a derailed train engine at an accident site in Liuzhou, China. Landslides caused the train to derail, killing at least four people and injuring 50, state media said.
Activists from National Akali Dal, a regional Sikh political party, protest nudity and vulgarity on reality television shows in New Delhi.
China's Shaoxing province mayor, Qian Jianmin, second from left, presents a scroll painting to his Calcutta counterpart, Bikasranjan Bhattacharyya, third from left, at the unveiling of a bronze bust of Lu Xun, one of the best known Chinese writers and satirists of the 20th century, in Calcutta, India.
A woman leaves a voting booth in Chisinau, Moldova. Three months after accusations of government vote-rigging, Moldovans began voting again in parliamentary elections, which could shift the former Soviet republic's focus away from Russia and toward the European Union.
A family camps at Strathfillan Wigwams in Tyndrum, Scotland. The recession has deterred many Britons from vacationing abroad, instead finding new ways to holiday at home.
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Bruce Springsteen performs with the E. Street Band at the La Cartuja stadium in Sevilleon on the Spanish leg of a U.S. and European tour to promote their latest album: "Working on a Dream."
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School children use face paint to emphasize the urgent need to preserve endangered tigers in New Delhi, India. Organized by 350, a global initiative against climate change, school children and civil society groups came together to demand tougher preservation legislation.
Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill leads a religious service at the Monastery of Caves in Kiev. The religious leader began his 10-day visit to Ukraine, aimed at reasserting Moscow's dominance over a key Orthodox land whose leaders would sooner shake off Russia's spiritual and political grip.
Smugglers attempt to tame a horse in Rafah, between the Gaza Strip and Egypt.
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A San Pedro Ayutla dancer performs at the Guelaguetza celebration in Oaxaca, Mexico. The Guelaguetza is a festival held once a year, gathering music, dance, gastronomy and handicrafts from diverse ethnic groups.
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Mexican soldiers remove laboratory equipment used to produce large quantities of synthetic drugs at a clandestine drug laboratory, allegedly run by Mexico's powerful La Familia drug cartel, in Charo, Mexico.
A boy exercises at a day nursery in Beverwijk, Netherlands. Children at the daycare are urged to practice fitness on a daily basis from about 2 years old.
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A mother prepares her daughter for a children's beauty and modeling contest in Hefei, China. Beauty pageants were once considered reviled displays of western decadence but have become big business in Communist-ruled China following more than two decades of economic reforms.
A man fishes on a lake inside Beijing's bamboo garden in China.
A worker collects tobacco near the village of Komuniga, Bulgaria. Tobacco cultivation is a livelihood for many people in southern part of the country.
Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs on stage during the annual two-day music festival Splendour in the Grass at Belongil Fields in Byron Bay, Australia.
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A girl runs past rows of lavender at the Mayfield Organic Lavender field near Sutton, England. At 25 acres, the Mayfield lavender crop is the largest in Britain and harvested and made into essential oils, fudge and biscuits. Lavender has been grown in the area since the 17th century.
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Protesters try to hold their ground against riot police as they try to march closer to the Philippine Congress in a rally meant to coincide with Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's last state of the nation address, in Manila's Quezon City in the Philippines. Arroyo was expected to defend her spotty achievements during her final state of the nation address against a backdrop of widespread protests that have dogged her turbulent 8 1/2-year rule in the Philippines.
A man fills a jug with Peru's traditional drink "Pisco" from a tap in a fountain in the main square in downtown Lima. City Hall placed more than 343 gallons of Pisco in the main square fountain for public consumption to commemorate Peru's Independence Day, which is celebrated on July 28.
Alphorn players blow their horns as they take part in the eighth international alphorn festival in southwestern Nendaz, Switzerland.
Children wearing masks to protect their identity listen to the verdict after being found guilty for gambling by the Tangerang district court judge in Serang province, Indonesia. The children aged between 10 and 14 had been arrested at Jakarta's international airport parking lot for betting on coin tosses and were then detained in jail. After being freed on parole, the children were returned to their parents under the supervision of prison authorities. The controversial case has drawn sharp criticism from human rights activists.
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Chinese rescuers dig for survivors after a rock slide in mountainous Kangding county, southwest of China's Sichuan province, left four people dead. Up to 600 rescuers dug through rock and mud with their bare hands in a desperate attempt to find about 50 people left missing in the landslide.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy waves while leaving the Val-de-Grace military hospital in Paris. Sarkozy was discharged from the hospital after spending a night following the French leader's collapse while jogging, which his office said was due to heat and overwork.
Ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya greets people at a shelter in Ocotal, Nicaragua, near the border with Honduras. Zelaya encamped his roving government in this sleepy mountain as he launched his effort to return to power after a coup last month.
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