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REWIND: The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Last updated on: July 11, 2011 15:28 IST

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We bring you a presentation of some of the best photos from around the world in the last week.

Rebel fighters evacuate their injured comrades from the outskirts of Zlitan, near Misrata's western frontline. Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi have been using heavy artillery to bombard the Dafnia sector at the western entrance to Misrata, with rebels in the city retaliating. Both factions have been embroiled in battle since February this year.

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Photograph: Thaier al-Sudani/Reuters



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A woman splashes water with a container as she performs the Shuigu dance during a cultural festival in Jianhe county, Guizhou province. The dance, which is also known as the water drum dance, has a history of over 500 years in local Miao villages.

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Photograph: China Daily/Reuters



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A migrant worker sleeps on the back of his motor tricycle, under a mosquito net with his wife and son, on the pavement of a street in Hefei, Anhui province, China.

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Photograph: Stringer/Reuters



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Senegalese model Fleur Mbaye uses her mobile phone backstage before a show during Dakar Fashion Week in Senegal's capital.

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Photograph: Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters


 



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Casey Anthony (C) reacts with her defense team following her acquittal on first degree murder charges of her daughter Caylee at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Florida.

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Photograph: Red Huber/Pool/Reuters



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A man smiles as he carries a goat on his shoulders to sell in a market in Juba, South Sudan. 

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Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters



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A woman rides a moped with a dog at a busy street corner in Shanghai, China.

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Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters



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A United States marine covers from dust caused by the CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter after landing for a Western Engagement operation in the Garsmir district of the Helmand province, southern Afghanistan.

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Photograph: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters



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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, reacts during a cooking workshop at the Institut de tourisme et d'hotellerie du Quebec in Montreal, Canada.

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Photograph: Mathieu Belanger/Reuters



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Christian Johnson (L) of Las Vegas, Nevada, chats with his daughter, Allison, as they wait to watch the Space Shuttle Atlantis STS-135 take off near the Visitors Center at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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A reveller falls next to a steer during the first bull run of the famous running of the bulls San Fermin festival in Pamplona.

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Photograph: Eloy Alonso/Reuters



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Prison guards stand around inmate Juan Ramirez Tijerina as he hides in a suitcase during an escape attempt from a prison in Chetumal handout photo released to Reuters. Ramirez Tijerina tried to escape from prison by hiding inside the suitcase after a conjugal visit, according to the authorities.

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Photograph: Government of Quintana Roo-Secretary of State for Public Security/Handout/Reuters



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A boy, displaced by heavy floods for almost a year, rides as he leads his family camels on an embankment near Khairpur Nathan Shah in Pakistan's Sindh province.

Up to five million people in Pakistan are at risk from floods this year, partly due to poor reconstruction and the inadequate rehabilitation of survivors who are still reeling from last year's epic deluge, the United Nations said.

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Photograph: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters



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A model presents a creation by Iris van Herpen at the Berlin Fashion Week Spring/Summer.

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Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/Reuters



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A student runs after a police officer to beg for his college fee during a protest against what students say is a fee hike of 182 colleges affiliated with the state Punjab University, in Chandigarh.

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Photograph: Ajay Verma/Reuters



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A woman climbs a ladder to reach a grave at the La Verbena cemetery in Guatemala City.

More than 10,000 unidentified bodies have been exhumed from a mass grave found in the cemetery, which is thought to have began operations in 1987 during the Guatemalan Civil War, according to forensic anthropologists working on the mass grave.

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Photograph: Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters



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Riot police use a water cannon on students during a rally in Santiago city, Philippines.

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Photograph: Victor Ruiz Caballero/Reuters



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Rajesh, a 38-year-old auto rickshaw driver, shares a cigarette with his monkey Raju at Banetha village, Rajasthan.

Indian forest department officials unsuccessfully tried to a stop a unique simian wedding citing it violated the 1972 Wildlife Protection Act.

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Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters



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