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Rewind: Best PHOTOS in the last 24 hours

Last updated on: June 16, 2011 12:57 IST

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Presenting some of the best PHOTOGRAPHS from around the globe in the last 24 hours

A shadow falls on the moon during a partial lunar eclipse, at the Vittoriano monument on Piazza Venezia in Rome

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Photographs: Tony Gentile/Reuters
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A dog barks at a formation of riot police near the Greek parliament in Athens. Tens of thousands of grassroot activists and unionists converged on Athens' central Syntagma (Constitution) Square Wednesday as Prime Minister George Papandreou prepared to push through a new five-year campaign of tax hikes, spending cuts and selloffs of state property to continue receiving aid from the European Union and International Monetary Fund and avoid default


Photographs: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters
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A tear gas canister, thrown by police, explodes next to a protester during clashes with riot police in Athens' central Syntagma (Constitution) Square. Angry youths hurled petrol bombs at Greece's Finance Ministry and tens of thousands of protesters marched on parliament on Wednesday to oppose government efforts to pass new austerity laws for the debt-choked euro zone state.


Photographs: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters
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US Navy sailor Kyle Cook kisses his wife Victoria Cook as he holds his son Elijah Cook after the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier returned to its homeport at Naval Station North Island in Coronado, California. The USS Carl Vinson returned from a seven month deployment that became historic last month when the aircraft carrier buried Osama bin Laden at sea


Photographs: Denis Poroy/Reuters
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Libyan rebel fighters fire a grad rocket at the front line west of the rebel-held city of Misrata


Photographs: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters
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A stun grenade thrown by Israeli security force officers explodes near Palestinian protesters, as they sit on the ground in an attempt to block a construction vehicle from working, during clashes at a protest against the expansion of a nearby Jewish settlement, in the West Bank village of Deir Qadis, near Ramallah


Photographs: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters
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Policemen wave to beachgoers to stay away from a cargo ship, which ran aground due to rough weather in Mumbai, on June 15. The 175-metre-long ship named Wisdom, which was being tugged to the Alang scrapyard in Gujarat from Colombo, broke away due to rough weather and drifted its way on to the Mumbai coast line


Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
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Yang Hongchang, boss of a snake rearing company holds a snake at a snake farm in Zisiqiao village, Zhejiang Province. Residents of Zisiqiao Village, also known as the snake town, raise over 3 millions snake a year for the food and medicinal proposes


Photographs: Aly Song/Reuters
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US First Lady Michelle Obama swings as she joins volunteers to build a playground at Imagine Southeast Public Charter School in Washington


Photographs: Yuri Gripas/Reuters
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A rescuer transfer an elderly woman and her granddaughter with a forklift on a flooded street in Xianning, Hubei province June 15. Torrential rains are still ravaging central and southern China, nearly two weeks after leaving at least 105 people dead and 65 missing, the state news agency Xinhua reported


Photographs: Darley Wong/Reuters
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