In Pictures: The world in 24 hours

A selection of recent images from around the world.

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    1) A woman throws a rose in Tyrifjorden lake facing Utoeya island in honour of the victims of the July 22 shooting spree in Norway, July 26 [Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP]

     

    2) An indigenous Bolivian woman attends a meeting in Cochabamba city organised by supporters of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) to discuss policies to secure the rights of indigenous women, July 26 [Danilo Balderrama/AFP]

     

    3) Oilfield Workers Trade Union members rally outside the office of Trinidad and Tobago's prime minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as she meets with union leaders over wage disputes [Andrea De Silva/Reuters]

     

    4) An Afghan refugee residing in Pakistan, who survived last year's flooding, walks at a camp in Nowshera [A. Majeed/AFP]

     

    5) Hezbollah supporters in Lebanon attend a rally in southern Beirut to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the July 2006 war with Israel, July 26 [Sharif Karim/Reuters]

     

    6) An anti-government protester in Sanaa [Mohammed Huwais/AFP]

     

    7) A boy takes a bath on a creek connected to San Mateo River in Manila, Philippines [Noel Celis/AFP]

     

    8) Chinese army soldiers undergoing a drill at a military base in Hefei, in eastern China's Anhui province [AFP]

     

    9) The coffin of Colombian musician Joe Arroyo is carried through a crowd of mourners during his funeral in Barranquilla city on July 26 [Joaquin Sarmiento/Reuters]

     

    10) Cars are trapped on a flooded road during heavy rainfall in Seoul on July 27 [Kim Sun-he/Reuters]

     

    11) A photo taken by the US Navy on July 22 and released on July 27 shows the US navy investigating a boat of suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden [AFP]

     

    12) Commuters walk across a glass walled bridge between office buildings in Sydney [Tim Wimborne/Reuters]

     

    13) A man walks in a crowded car park in downtown Bangkok, Thailand [Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters]

     

    14) Pakistan foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar (R) shakes hands with Indian foreign minister S. M. Krishna prior to a the first talks in a year in New Delhi on July 27 [Prakash Singh/AFP]

     

    15) Denmark's Mie Nielsen starts in the women's 50m backstroke at the 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai, July 27 [Carlos Barria/Reuters]

     

    16) Sunset at Greece's Legrena beach, some 60 kilometres south of Athens [Aris Messinis/AFP]

    SOURCE: Agencies


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