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Indonesia faces protests in response to a fuel price hike of up to 44 percent announced by the government on June 21.
Protesters lay on the ground in protest of the five deaths since the start of Turkey(***)s unrest in Istanbul on June 22.
Protesters gathered in Thessaloniki, Greece, on June 21 in response to the unpopular decision by the Greek government to close ERT, the country(***)s state broadcaster.
Heavy monsoon rains, at least twice as heavy as usual, in northwest and central India, caused the Yamuna River to burst its banks in New Delhi June 20.
Several hundred thousand Brazilians protest against corruption and price hikes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. An estimated one million demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the country on June 20.
Mohammed Assaf (center) is the first Palestinian to win the "Arab Idol" singing contest in Zouk Mosbeh, north of the Lebanese capital Beirut on June 23. Palestinians took to the streets in the thousands to celebrate the win.
The Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 in the on June 21, winning their second straight NBA championship.
Singapore(***)s Pollutant Standards Index reached what is considered to be a "hazardous" level, 401, on June 21. Ffires in Indonesia may continue to keep Singapore in a haze for weeks, Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong said.
Calgary, Canada experienced its worst flooding in decades, with at least 100,000 people displaced and three deaths.
In religiously conservative Brazil, women risk jail time and their lives to undergo the procedure that is illegal but commonplace.
Health, Human Rights, Latin America
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Human Rights, Politics, Racism
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Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
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Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
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