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PHOTO REWIND: The world in the last 24 hours

June 17, 2014 10:25 IST

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Here's a collection of some of the best photos from around the world shot in the last 24 hours

This Image: A woman points a plastic gun in a mock suicide as she attends a gathering of part-time and temporary arts workers, known as "intermittents", to protest over government plans to accept the unemployment insurance agreement in Paris June 16, 2014.

Performers, technicians and other casual workers in the French arts world are threatening to step up strikes to thwart the country's top summer festivals in protest at cuts to their unemployment insurance arrangements. France's summer festivals draw hundreds of thousands of visitors and include renowned events such as the Avignon Theatre Festival and Aix-en-Provence's opera festival -- both of which were cancelled in 2003 during an earlier bout of strike action.

Message on gun reads, "No. We don't approve."

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Photographs: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

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Residents ride their electric bicycles along a street amid heavy rainfall under the influence of Typhoon Hagibis, in Xiamen, Fujian province. 

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Photographs: Reuters

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A member of the Autonomous Collective for Social Workers, jumps over a fire with a ball under his arm after a soccer match called "Homeless folk, 1st eliminated from the World Cup", in downtown Sao Paulo, as a means of protest against government spending for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil June 16, 2014. Brazil will face Mexico in the team's second 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match on June 17

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Photographs: Nacho Doce/Reuters

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German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen (C) celebrates with staff while watching Germany score past Portugal in the first half of their 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match, at the Consulate General of Germany in New York June 16, 2014.

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Photographs: Adrees Latif/Reuters

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A formation of military AT-3 fighter jets perform during the joint military academies commencement in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan

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Photographs: Pichi Chuang/Reuters

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A commuter waits for his train during a strike by French SNCF railway workers at the Gare de l'Est station in Paris, June 16, 2014. Workers at the the SNCF train operator continue their strike over a rail reform bill due to go to parliament this week

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Photographs: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

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A girl dances under the waterfall from Crown Fountain in Chicago, Illinois, June 16

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Photographs: Jim Young/Reuters

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An Israeli soldier (bottom) aims his weapon during clashes with Palestinian stones throwers in the West Bank City of Hebron June 16, 2014. Israeli armed forces swept through half a dozen Palestinian towns on Monday and arrested more Hamas officials, expanding a search for three teenagers into a crackdown on the Islamist group accused of abducting them. Most of the military efforts have been concentrated in Hebron, a Hamas stronghold

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Photographs: Baz Ratner/Reuters

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A lizard clings to a tree in Brasilia June 16, 2014. In a project called 'On the Sidelines' Reuters photographers share pictures showing their own quirky and creative view of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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Photographs: Baz Ratner/Reuters

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A boy somersaults as he cools himself on a beach on a hot summer day on the outskirts of Chennai June 16

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Photographs: Babu/Reuters
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