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Rewind: Best PHOTOS in the last 48 hours

Last updated on: June 28, 2011 09:57 IST

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Presenting some of the best PHOTOGRAPHS from around the globe in the last 48 hours

A Moon jellyfish swims beneath the waters of Inner Farne at the Farne Islands, England. The Farne Islands, which are run by the National Trust, are situated two to three miles off the Northumberland coastline.

The archipeligo of 16-28 separate islands (depending on the tide) make the summer home to approximately 100,000 pairs of breeding seabirds including around 36,000 Puffins, 32,000 Guillemots and 2,000 pairs of Arctic Terns

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Photographs: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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Children play in a fountain in sight of The Tower of London on June 27 in London, England. The United Kingdom is experiencing temperatures as high at 32 centigrade in some areas


Photographs: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
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An Arctic Tern pecks a mans camera as he walks through nesting seabirds on Inner Farne, England.

Visitors to the Farne Islands are pre-warned and advised to wear hats to protect themselves from the Terns who will dive down and attack anyone they perceive as a threat to their nest.

The Farne Islands, which are run by the National Trust, are situated two to three miles off the Northumberland coastline.The species of birds which nest in internationally important numbers include Shag, Sandwich Tern and Arctic Tern. The coastline around The Farnes are also the breeding ground to one of Europe's largest Grey Seal colonies with around 4,000 adults giving birth to 1500 pups every year


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Christina Careaga (R) and Hannah Thielmann kiss as they celebrate during the Gay Pride parade in New York City. The parade took on extra significance following last Friday night's legalisation of same-sex marriage in New York, often regarded as the birthplace of the gay rights movement


Photographs: Mario Tama/Getty Images
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A flag flies in the yard of a flooded home in Burlington, North Dakota. The Souris River, which runs through Burlington and nearby Minot, crested early this morning after flooding more than 4,000 homes in the two communities


Photographs: Scott Olson/Getty Images
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A Libyan worker cleans near a destroyed private bus of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at an area in Bab al-Aziziyah compound in Tripoli


Photographs: Louafi Larbi/Reuters
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A worker climbs down a ladder as he paints a giant communist emblem as part of a display on Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The display is part of the upcoming celebrations to mark the 90th anniversary of China's Communist Party on July 1


Photographs: David Gray/Reuters
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Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko attends a pre-trial hearing at a city court in Kiev. Tymoshenko clashed angrily with the judge at a pre-trial hearing on Saturday, denouncing the court action as political manoeuvring aimed at wiping out the opposition in Ukraine


Photographs: Gleb Garanich/Reuters
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Graduating soldiers from the Saudi special forces demonstrate their unarmed combat skills at a base near Riyadh


Photographs: Fahad Shadeed/Reuters
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A train driver prepares to depart the Beijing-South railway station for Shanghai in a new high-speed train as part of an official trip for members of the media. The landmark Beijing-Shanghai line, which costs 220.9 billion yuan and spans 1,318-km linking the capital and financial hub, is set to launch by the end of June


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A swimmer wearing a yellow security cap makes his way past a police boat during the launch of the 2011 security measures for swimmers on lake Zurich


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A cinnamon black bear, a subspecies of the American black bear, runs between cars near Madison in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming


Photographs: Jim Urquhart/Reuters
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