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Rewind: Best PHOTOS in the last 24 hours

Last updated on: June 17, 2011 12:12 IST

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

People bathing in the waves at Juhu Beach watch as an Indian Navy helicopter files around a cargo ship, which ran aground due to rough weather in Mumbai.

A 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. Salvage operations on the ship began on Thursday

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Shoppers in their underwear search for items at a clothing store in London. Spanish fashion brand Desigual started a special sale in London on Thursday, by offering the first 100 customers two clothes for free as long as shoppers arrived at the store dressed only in their underwear


Photographs: Luke MacGregor/Reuters
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A woman is seen through a bullet hole in a house window in Sanaa, Yemen


Photographs: Suhaib Salem/Reuters
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Farmers pick watermelons inside a plastic tent at a flooded field in Kaihua county, Zhejiang province. Torrential rains are still ravaging central and southern China, nearly two weeks after leaving at least 105 people dead and 65 missing


Photographs: Lang Lang/Reuters
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A dog and demonstrators are hit by a jet of water from a police canon during a rally in Santiago. Defying police water canon and tear gas, tens of thousands of students marched in Chile's capital and main cities on Thursday, the latest in a series of protests seen obstructing the government's legislative agenda


Photographs: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters
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A tribesman loyal to Yemeni opposition tribal chief Sheikh Sadiq al-Ahmar walks inside the destroyed headquarters of al-Ahmar in Sanaa


Photographs: Suhaib Salem/Reuters
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Los Angeles Angels Vernon Wells gets safely back to first base ahead of the throw to Seattle Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak during the second inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Seattle, Washington


Photographs: Robert Sorbo/Reuters
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Divers of the Prefectura Naval Argentina inspect the Rio Limay covered with ash from Chile's Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano chain at the mountain resort of San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina's Patagonia.

Some towns in Argentina's Patagonia remain blanketed in volcanic ash. Airline activity is getting back to normal after days of chaos caused by a towering ash cloud, but Andean towns are covered in a thick, ashed blanket that is disrupting water and power supplies and raising fears over the key winter ski season that starts next month


Photographs: Chiwi Giambirtone/Reuters
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US Representative Anthony Weiner (D-NY) announces that he will resign from the United States House of Representatives during a news conference in Brooklyn, New York, June 16.

Weiner resigned on Thursday over a weeks-long Internet sex scandal, succumbing to bipartisan calls for him to step down


Photographs: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
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Violinist Shenzo Gregoria plays an electric violin while suspended from the roof of Sydney's Queen Victoria Building as part of his public performance.

Gregoria performed various pieces of contemporary and classical music for onlookers while spinning and tumbling through the air as he hangs from a steel chain many storeys above the ground


Photographs: Tim Wimborne/Reuters
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A Vancouver Canucks fan screams in front of an overturned burning pickup truck in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia during riots after the Canucks lost Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins. The crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans turned violent after the game


Photographs: Anthony Bolante/Reuters
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Children dressed up as 'smurfs' take part in a promotional event in the Andalusian village of Juzcar, near Malaga, southern Spain, June 16.

The facades of the houses were painted blue as part of a global promotion for the Sony Picture film The Smurfs, which will premiere in New York City June 24


Photographs: Jon Nazca/Reuters
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