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Floods in Russia, bullfighting in Spain

Last updated on: July 11, 2012 10:08 IST

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In this picture, a local resident looks at the debris of a house damaged by floods in the town of Krymsk in Krasnodar region, southern Russia, on July 8.

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered investigators to find out if enough was done to prevent 144 people from being killed in floods in southern Russia after flying to the region to deal with the first big disaster of his new presidency.

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Photographs: Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters

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A Vietnamese military officer (L) adjusts the hat of a honour guard member before a wreath-laying ceremony attended by Cuba's President Raul Castro (unseen) at the mausoleum of late Vietnamese revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi on July 9.

Castro is in Hanoi on a four-day official visit to Vietnam from July 7 to 10.

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Photographs: Kham/Reuters

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A Congolese rebel fighter walks past abandoned Congolese army boots in Bunagana, a town they overran near the Uganda border.

Rebels in Congo had said that they had seized the eastern town of Bunagana on the border with Uganda after days of fierce fighting with government troops, during which a United Nations peacekeeper was killed and thousands of residents displaced.

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Photographs: James Akena/Reuters

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Soldiers from Canada's Lord Strathcona's Horse stand ready for inspection at the Spruce Meadows North American event in Calgary, Alberta, on July 8.

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Photographs: Todd Korol/Reuters

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Revellers sleep on a bench after the second running of the bulls during the San Fermin festival in Pamplona on July 8.

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Photographs: Susana Vera/Reuters

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An undated handout photo distributed by the Syrian News Agency on July 8 shows Syrian armed forces during a live ammunitions exercise in an undisclosed location.

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Photographs: Reuters

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A recortador performs a pass during a contest at Pamplona's bullring on the third day of the San Fermin festival, on July 8.

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Photographs: Joseba Etxaburu/Reuters

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An icon hangs on the wall, with dirt from the floods marked on it, in the town of Krymsk in Krasnodar region, southern Russia, on July 8.

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Photographs: Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters

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France's President Francois Hollande (R) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel smile after kissing each other during the 50th anniversary ceremony of the reconciliation meeting between former French president Charles de Gaulle and German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer after World War Two, in Reims, on July 8.

The leaders of France and Germany joined in a symbolic celebration of unity, hailing a relationship that has brought peace to Europe for 50 years but must now prove it can survive its most serious crisis to date.      

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Photographs: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

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A woman sells drinking water near the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai, on July 8.

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Photographs: Ahmad Masood/Reuters
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Mahmoud Jibril, head of the National Forces Alliance, wipes perspiration from his brow during a news conference at his party's headquarters in Tripoli, Libya, on July 8.

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Photographs: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

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Rodeo clown Dusty Barrett, 42, of Saratoga Springs, New York, looks through the gate into the arena at Cowtown Rodeo in Woodstown, New Jersey.

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Photographs: Tom Mihalek/Reuters

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Feet of homeless boys are pictured as they sleep at the premises of a temple in Kathmandu, on July 9.

Children in the streets are increasing in numbers in Kathmandu, a growing problem in one of the world's poorest countries.

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Photographs: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters
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A girl peers through a bullet riddled window of the African Inland Church that was attacked in the northern Kenyan town of Garissa, on July 8.

Masked assailants launched simultaneous gun and grenade raids on two churches in a Kenyan town last Sunday, killing at least 17 people in the worst attack in the country since Kenya sent troops into Somalia to crush al Shabaab militants.

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Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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A supporter of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa Islamic organisation holds a party flag as he takes part in a protest rally against the reopening of NATO supply lines, organised by the Defence of Pakistan Council, in Lahore, on July 8.

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Photographs: Mohsin Raza/Reuters

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