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Stunning PHOTOS of the week that was!

Last updated on: July 14, 2014 09:19 IST

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Missed the happening news of last week? Don’t worry, here’s a recap of all that happened across the world in images. 

Revellers catch wine squirted from a balcony during the opening day or ‘Chupinazo’, of the San Fermin Running of the Bulls fiesta in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway entitled The Sun Also Rises, involves the daily running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona to the bull ring.

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Photographs: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

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Fans wearing wedding dresses wait in long lines outside the Vicente Calderon stadium for the first of two shows by the British band One Direction in Madrid, Spain. Hundreds of fans have been camping out at the stadium in order to get up-close to the band during the concert.

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Photographs: Denis Doyle/Getty Images

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Participants lie in the mud to break the world record for total number of ‘mud angels’ at the “Wattoluempiade,” or Mud Olympics, in the northern German city of Brunsbuettel. During the event, participants also join in other games including football, handball and volleyball.

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Photographs: Morris Mac Matzen/Reuters

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A masked Palestinian youth looks on from atop a pole during the funeral of Mohammed Abu Khudair, 16, in Shuafat, an Arab suburb of Jerusalem. Palestinians infuriated at the kidnap and killing of Abu Khudair, clashed with Israeli police in Jerusalem on Friday, while cross-border shelling in the Gaza Strip abated under Egyptian mediation.

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Photographs: Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters

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A model falls as she presents a creation by French designer Jean Paul Gaultier as part of his Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015 fashion show in Paris.

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Photographs: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

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Ukrainian soldiers check a destroyed armoured vehicle at a Ukrainian Army checkpoint in the outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian town of Slaviansk. Pro-Russian rebels were pulling out of a flashpoint area of eastern Ukraine as authorities in Kiev savoured a major military success in its three-month fight against the separatists.

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Photographs: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

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A member of the Montemor forcados group is tossed by a bull during a bullfight at Campo Pequeno bullring in Lisbon. Forcados are traditional Portuguese bullfighters who catch bulls with their bare hands during the festival.

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Photographs: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

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The skyline of lower Manhattan is seen as spectators watch the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks explode over the East River in New York. Hotdog eating champs, backyard picnickers and small-town parade lovers pressed on with July Fourth celebrations, some with less sizzle after wet weather on the US East Coast postponed fireworks shows.

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Photographs: Eric Thayer/Reuters

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Children, who are internally displaced due to the fighting between rebels and the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, play inside Al-Tah camp in the southern Idlib countryside.

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Photographs: Khalil Ashawi/Reuters

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A bull which is chasing a reveller jumps into the sea during the ‘Bous a la Mar’ festival in the eastern Spanish coastal town of Denia. During this festival, revellers emerging from protective barriers provoke bulls to chase them until they both fall into sea. The bulls are then rescued by small boats which will tow them to safety.

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Photographs: Heino Kalis/Reuters
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Smoke and flames are seen following what police said was an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Israel bombarded dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, stepping up what it said might become a long-term offensive against Islamist Hamas after a surge in Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli towns.

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Photographs: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

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A monsoon lightning storm strikes over the Mandalay Bay Resorts and Casino and Luxor hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada. Monsoon storms are forecast for the rest of the week in the Nevada and Arizona states.

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Photographs: Gene Blevins/Reuters

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Cars are seen in a sunken open-air parking lot after heavy rainfall hit Chengdu, Sichuan province. Four cars fell into the pit and one was left stuck on the edge of a railing as the ground sunk, according to local media.

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Photographs: Reuters

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US President Barack Obama greets a man wearing a horse mask during a walkabout in Denver.

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Photographs: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

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French designer Jean Paul Gaultier appears with Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst at the end of his Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015 fashion show in Paris.

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Photographs: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

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Buddhist monks sit on the grass as they pray in front of the RoyalPalace during a ceremony in Phnom Penh. A three-day royal procession to take the remains of late Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk from the cremation site to the RoyalPalace began on Thursday.

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Photographs: Samrang Pring/Reuters

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Indian security personnel stand guard near sacks containing the papers of the federal budget for the 2014/15 fiscal year, at the parliament in New Delhi. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces the first major test of his reform credentials when his fresh-faced government presents its maiden budget amid early doubts about his willingness to make unpopular decisions.

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Photographs: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

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A man gestures as he climbs a bonfire on the Shankill Road in West Belfast. The bonfire was set alight on Friday, ahead of the Twelfth of July celebrations held by members of the Orange Order.

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Photographs: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

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A visitor looks at Subodh Gupta's untitled stainless steel sculpture in the grounds of Hauser & Wirth Somerset in Bruton in Somerset, United Kingdom. One of the major new gallery openings of the year, Hauser & Wirth Somerset will be open to the public from July 15 with the inaugural exhibition, a show of new works by British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, which includes brightly coloured fabric pompoms suspended from a timber structure that extends up into the rafters of the Threshing Barn. 


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