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REWIND: 12 amazing photos of the week that was

July 28, 2014 08:05 IST

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A glimpse at what happened around the world last week. 

Allie Shaughnessy dresses as Mystique during the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention in San Diego, California.

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Photographs: Sandy Huffaker/Reuters

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The girlfriend of Israeli soldier Tal Yifrah mourns as she lies atop his grave during his funeral in Rishon Lezion near Tel Aviv. Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top US and UN diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 500 lives.

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Photographs: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

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Student Georgina Sapak sunbathes on the beach during a hot summer day by the Brighton pier in southern England.

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Photographs: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

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Palestinian medics tend to a boy who they said was wounded in an Israeli shelling, at a hospital, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

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Photographs: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

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A part of the wreckage is seen at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), in the Donetsk region. Russia’s Defence Ministry challenged accusations pro-Russian rebels were to blame for shooting down a Malaysian airliner and asked the United States to produce satellite images to support its assertions.

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Photographs: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

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German pianist Stefan Aaron plays an orange piano on a ‘flying carpet’ platform suspended from a helicopter, over the Munich airport. The concert is the fourth station of the Orange Piano Tour, which brings the artist to places around the world.

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Photographs: Lukas Barth/Reuters

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Members of Vila Franca forcados group perform during a bullfight at Campo Pequeno bullring in Lisbon. Forcados are traditional Portuguese bullfighters who catch bulls with their bare hands.

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Photographs: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

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Britain’s Prince George is seen ahead of his first birthday during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London. Prince George turned one on July 22.

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Photographs: John Stillwell/Reuters

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Crowds gather to look at a 14 metre sculpture weighing 25 tonne ‘Megatron’, a Transformer-inspired sculpture constructed from scrap metal, at main square in Podgorica, Montenegro. Danilo Baletic, 22, makes sculptures of his childhood cartoon heroes Transformers from scrap metal.

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Photographs: Stevo Vasiljevic/Reuters

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A man stands in his backyard and looks at the wreckage of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane that crashed on Taiwan’s offshore island Penghu. The leaders of rivals China and Taiwan expressed condolences for victims of the plane that crashed during a thunderstorm the previous day killing 48 people including two French nationals.

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Photographs: Pichi Chuang/Reuters

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Candidates of the Miss Las Pinas Water Lily beauty pageant pose with their gowns made from dried water lilies during a media presentation in Las Pinas city, south of Manila. According to the event organiser, the contest is part of events to celebrate the city’s annual Water Lily festival.

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Photographs: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

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A patient wearing a costume representing the Motherland poses after a parade, as part of Independence Day celebrations at the Larco Herrera psychiatric hospital in Lima. According to staff, the hospital was founded in 1917 and is the biggest of its kind in Peru, currently housing more than 450 patients. Peru will celebrate its Independence Day on July 28. 


Photographs: Enrique Castro-Mendivil/Reuters

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