Belkin team rider Lars Boom of the Netherlands celebrates as he wins the 155.5 km fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race from Ypres Belgium to Arenberg Porte du Hainaut on Wednesday
Damaged cars are buried in rubble after a parking lot collapsed into the supporting structure of a construction site in Chengdu, in southwest China‘s Sichuan province on Wednesday
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Rain clouds spell trouble for the riders as the peloton heads towards Lille during the Tour de France. The riders set out from Le Touquet for the 163 km fourth stage of the three-week race.
Palestinians not permitted by Israeli security forces to cross into Jerusalem from the West Bank due to an age limit, climb over a section of the controversial Israeli barrier as they try to make their way to attend the first Friday prayer of Ramadan in Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, in the village of Al-Ram, near Ramallah on Friday.
Police officers inspect the scene of a plane crash in a suburb of Nairobi, capital of Kenya. All four occupants of the aircraft were killed when it crashed into two office buildings in the Utawala district.
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A female nomad carries a bucket of camel milk for sale in Karachi, Pakistan on Wednesday. Camel milk, a traditional drink in the desert, is growing in popularity in Pakistan’s big cities
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A visitor prays at the grave of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, at the Old Montefiore Cemetery in the Queens borough of New York
Militant Islamist fighters parade in Raqqa province, Syria, to celebrate their declaration of an Islamic ‘caliphate’ after the group captured territory in neighbouring Iraq, a monitoring service says
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Litter-pickers clear the rubbish left in front of the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury Festival, hosted by Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.