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DON'T MISS! Top photographs in the last 48 hours

Last updated on: July 11, 2013 08:55 IST

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We present a collection of the most stunning photographs clicked across the globe in the last 48 hours.

In this photograph, a Bosnian man walks near the 409 coffins of newly identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Potocari Memorial Center, near Srebrenica, on July 9.

The bodies of the recently identified victims will be buried on Thursday marking the 18th anniversary of the massacre in which Bosnian Serb forces commanded by Ratko Mladic killed up to 8,000 men and boys and buried them in mass graves.

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Photographs: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

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A British Airways Oneworld jumbo jet lands near the charred remains of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on the runway at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California.

The Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 flying from Seoul, South Korea broke apart and burned after crash-landing short of the runway on Saturday.

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Photographs: Jed Jacobsohn/Reuters

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Muslims attend an evening communal prayer session called "Tarawih" to mark the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Bajrakli mosque in Belgrade.

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Photographs: Marko Djurica/Reuters

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Runners get trapped by steers at the entrance to the bull ring during the third running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain.

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Photographs: Susana Vera/Reuters

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San Diego firefighter Robert Bunsoldat takes a picture of each of the Prescott Fire Department's Granite Mountain Hotshots team from a banner that circles the entrance to their memorial in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

Nineteen firefighers lost their lives when they became trapped and their position was overrun by flames from the Yarnell Hill Fire, southwest of Prescott, United States on June 30.

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Photographs: Mike Blake/Reuters

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An Israeli border policeman looks at his colleague through a hole in a section of the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank village of Abu Dis, near Jerusalem.

Some 30 activists on Tuesday protested against Israel's separation barrier by hammering holes through it, also marking the ninth anniversary of the International Court of Justice's ruling against the barrier.

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Photographs: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

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A supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi reads the Koran at the Rabaa Adawiya square where Mursi's supporters are camping in Cairo.

Egypt's interim head of state has set a speedy timetable for elections to drag the Arab world's biggest country from crisis, after the military ouster of Mursi last week sparked a wave of bloody protests.

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Photographs: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

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Police chase away supporters from the Left Democratic Youth Federation amid tear gas during a protest near the secretariat building in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.

Dozens of LDYF and Students Federation of India supporters held a protest demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who the protesters said is involved in a corruption scandal involving the sale of solar panels.

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Photographs: Reuters

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An Airbus A400M military aircraft and a military fighter jet fly over statues of the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel in Paris on Tuesday during a rehearsal of the traditional Bastille Day military parade.

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Photographs: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

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A boy takes pictures of US President Barack Obama at the second annual "Kids' State Dinner", to honour the winners of a nationwide recipe challenge to promote healthy lunches, at the White House in Washington, DC, on Tuesday.

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Photographs: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

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The snow-covered Popocatepetl volcano spews a cloud of steam into the air in Puebla, Mexico, on Tuesday.

Mexican authorities raised the alert level for the Popocatepetl volcano on Saturday after an increased level of explosive activity belched ash over Mexico City and pushed international airlines to suspend flights. The alert level for the towering Popocatepetl volcano, located some 50 miles to the southeast of the capital, was raised to yellow phase three from yellow phase two, Mexico's National Center for Disaster Prevention said in a statement.

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Photographs: Imelda Medina/Reuters

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Prison guards cuff themselves as they protest in front of the Congress building in Brasilia on Tuesday.

According to the demonstrators, the prison guards are calling for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to overturn the veto of the Draft Supplementary Law 87/2011, which regulates registration, possession and sale of firearms and ammunition for the agents.

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Photographs: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

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A Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force's 1st Airborne Brigade soldier parachutes from a CH-47 helicopter during their military drill at Higashifuji training field in Susono, west of Tokyo.

Japan faces increasingly serious threats to its security from China and North Korea, a defence ministry report said on Tuesday, as ruling politicians call for the military to beef up its ability to respond to such threats.

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Photographs: Issei Kato/Reuters

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Employees work in the Estee garment factory in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu.

With knitwear exports of over $2 billion a year, India's garment manufacturing hub Tirupur has earned the nickname "Dollar City," but its allure for price-conscious global retailers obsessed by discounts of as little as one U.S. cent pales before Bangladesh.

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Photographs: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters

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A police officer looks at the train wreckage in Lac Megantic, Canada, on Tuesday. The crude oil freight train that derailed and blew up in the small town of Lac-Megantic early on Saturday morning was traveling far too fast when it went off the rails, investigators told reporters on Tuesday.

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Photographs: Mathieu Belanger/Reuters

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

The Grand Mosque of Paris has fixed the first day of Ramadan as Wednesday, splitting with the French Council of Muslim Religion (Conseil Francais du Culte Musulman or CFCM), which determined it would begin on Tuesday.


Photographs: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

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