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Protests continue to flare across Turkey as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan remains defiant over the the public's anger about transforming Gezi Park into a shopping mall and perceived increasing state authoritarianism. Two protesters and one police officer have died thus far.



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Heavy rainfall in the past days caused flooding along rivers and lakes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Above, an aerial view of a flooded garden plot near the river Danube in Deggendorf, southern Germany.


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Civilians and security forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad wave Syrian flags as they celebrate after taking control of Qusayr from rebel fighters on June 6.



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On June 6, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila announced they were to get a divorce, after nearly 30 years of marriage.



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LeBron James, left, of the Miami Heat posts up Kawhi Leonard, right, of the San Antonio Spurs in the third quarter during Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 6. The Spurs won 92-88.


SIPHIWE SIBEKO/REUTERS

Portraits of South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela, created from broken tiles, are seen in Soweto. Mandela, who became a global symbol of triumph over adversity and South Africa's first black leader in 1994 after the defeat of apartheid, was hospitalised early on Saturday after his already frail health worsened.



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Protesters run after an attack on a Libyan militia's headquarters in Benghazi on June 8. At least 11 people were killed and 35 wounded in clashes on Saturday between protesters and the militia, reportedly operating with defence ministry approval in the eastern city of Benghazi, a doctor in the city said.



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Women supporting Iranian presidential candidate Hassan Rowhani hold posters during an election campaign rally in Tehran, Iran on June 8. Rowhani said: "If I win, I will start the process of political reconciliation among all political groups, enable the release of all politically related prisoners and prepare grounds for social tranquillity."



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Protests continue to flare across Turkey as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan remains defiant over the the public(***)s anger about transforming Gezi Park into a shopping mall and perceived increasing state authoritarianism. Two protesters and one police officer have died thus far.

;*;Heavy rainfall in the past days caused flooding along rivers and lakes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Above, an aerial view of a flooded garden plot near the river Danube in Deggendorf, southern Germany.;*;

Civilians and security forces loyal to Syria(***)s President Bashar al-Assad wave Syrian flags as they celebrate after taking control of Qusayr from rebel fighters on June 6.

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On June 6, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila announced they were to get a divorce, after nearly 30 years of marriage.

;*;LeBron James, left, of the Miami Heat posts up Kawhi Leonard, right, of the San Antonio Spurs in the third quarter during Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 6. The Spurs won 92-88.;*;

Portraits of South Africa(***)s former President Nelson Mandela, created from broken tiles, are seen in Soweto. Mandela, who became a global symbol of triumph over adversity and South Africa(***)s first black leader in 1994 after the defeat of apartheid, was hospitalised early on Saturday after his already frail health worsened.

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Protesters run after an attack on a Libyan militia(***)s headquarters in Benghazi on June 8. At least 11 people were killed and 35 wounded in clashes on Saturday between protesters and the militia, reportedly operating with defence ministry approval in the eastern city of Benghazi, a doctor in the city said.

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Women supporting Iranian presidential candidate Hassan Rowhani hold posters during an election campaign rally in Tehran, Iran on June 8. Rowhani said: "If I win, I will start the process of political reconciliation among all political groups, enable the release of all politically related prisoners and prepare grounds for social tranquillity."

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Protests continue to flare up across Turkey as prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan remains defiant over the the public's anger about transforming Gezi Park into a shopping mall. Two protesters and one police officer have died thus far.

Sat, 08 Jun 2013 20:57:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1370766757581?image_id=04wvdrnaRp3rqUriel SinaiGetty ImagesGetty Images

Protests continue to flare up across Turkey as prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan remains defiant over the the public's anger about transforming Gezi Park into a shopping mall. Two protesters and one police officer have died thus far.

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Heavy rainfall in the past days caused flooding along rivers and lakes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Above, an aerial view of a flooded garden plot near the river Danube in Deggendorf, southern Germany.

Fri, 07 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1370766757581?image_id=00iC06P99I7GWArmin WeigelAPAP Photo

Heavy rainfall in the past days caused flooding along rivers and lakes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Above, an aerial view of a flooded garden plot near the river Danube in Deggendorf, southern Germany.

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Civilians and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad wave Syrian national flags as they celebrate after taking control of Qusayr from rebel fighters on June 6.

Thu, 06 Jun 2013 16:23:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1370766757581?image_id=09xt77egr102gSTRINGERREUTERSReuters Pictures

Civilians and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad wave Syrian national flags as they celebrate after taking control of Qusayr from rebel fighters on June 6.

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On June 6, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila announced they are getting a divorce after nearly 30 years of marriage.

Sat, 08 Jun 2013 14:11:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1370766757581?image_id=0gt7dvHdtefUHAPAPAP Photo

On June 6, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila announced they are getting a divorce after nearly 30 years of marriage.

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LeBron James, left, of the Miami Heat posts up Kawhi Leonard, right, of the San Antonio Spurs in the third quarter during Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 6. The Spurs won 92-88.

Fri, 07 Jun 2013 02:57:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1370766757581?image_id=0fsYbS69a96FNMike EhrmannGetty ImagesGetty Images

LeBron James, left, of the Miami Heat posts up Kawhi Leonard, right, of the San Antonio Spurs in the third quarter during Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 6. The Spurs won 92-88.

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Portraits of South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela, created from broken tiles, are seen in Soweto. Mandela, who became a global symbol of triumph over adversity and South Africa's first black leader in 1994 after the defeat of apartheid, was hospitalised early on Saturday after his already frail health worsened.

Sun, 09 Jun 2013 13:15:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1370766757581?image_id=03vrdmI1RM3SsSIPHIWE SIBEKOREUTERSReuters Pictures

Portraits of South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela, created from broken tiles, are seen in Soweto. Mandela, who became a global symbol of triumph over adversity and South Africa's first black leader in 1994 after the defeat of apartheid, was hospitalised early on Saturday after his already frail health worsened.

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Protesters run after an attack on a Libyan militia's headquarters in Benghazi on June 8. At least 11 people were killed and 35 wounded in clashes on Saturday between protesters and the militia, operating with Defence Ministry approval in the eastern city of Benghazi, a doctor in the city said.

Sat, 08 Jun 2013 19:19:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1370766757581?image_id=03wF3hYfeI18bESAM OMRAN AL-FETORIREUTERSReuters Pictures

Protesters run after an attack on a Libyan militia's headquarters in Benghazi on June 8. At least 11 people were killed and 35 wounded in clashes on Saturday between protesters and the militia, operating with Defence Ministry approval in the eastern city of Benghazi, a doctor in the city said.

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Female supporters of Iranian presidential candidate Hassan Rowhani hold posters depicting Rowhani, during an election campaign rally in Tehran, Iran on June 8. Rowhani said: "If I win, I will start the process of political reconciliation among all political groups, enable the release of all politically related prisoners and prepare grounds for social tranquillity."

Sat, 08 Jun 2013 13:19:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1370766757581?image_id=0dxE3FnbfD8bRABEDIN TAHERKENAREHEPAEPA Images

Female supporters of Iranian presidential candidate Hassan Rowhani hold posters depicting Rowhani, during an election campaign rally in Tehran, Iran on June 8. Rowhani said: "If I win, I will start the process of political reconciliation among all political groups, enable the release of all politically related prisoners and prepare grounds for social tranquillity."



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