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University of Utah image of a map of the northern sky showing the ‘hot spot’ where scientists say they are detecting an unusual concentration of high energy cosmic rays
Passengers travel on a train at Loni town in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. India is to open up its sprawling colonial-era railway network to private investors in one of recently elected premier Narendra Modi’s first moves to meet election promises of boosting economic growth in the subcontinent.
A monsoon lightning storm strikes over the Mandalay Bay Resorts and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Monsoon storms are forecast for the rest of the week in Nevada and neighbouring Arizona.
A man walks past a destroyed railroad bridge which fell over a main road leading to the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, near the village of Novobakhmutivka, north of Donetsk
Relatives of Palestinian militant Marwan Sleem mourn during his funeral in the central Gaza Strip on Monday. After an Israeli air strike on Gaza killed seven members of the militant Islamist group Hamas, the group vowed to retaliate in a move that will raise fears of a further escalation in Arab-Israeli hostility.
A visitor watches blue fin tunas in a 2,200-tonne tank at Tokyo Sea Life Park on Monday.
Soldiers wave during a visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to inspect the defence detachment on Ung Islet, which is defending an outpost in the East Sea of Korea
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An antique car drives down Main street during a July Fourth parade in the village of Barnstable, Massachusetts. Barnstable, which is located on Cape Cod in Massachusetts and was first settled in 1639, is celebrating its 375th anniversary
A festival goer enjoys herself in the crowd during day one of the Wireless Festival at Perry Park, Birmingham on Friday
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Polo players Andy Burgess (R) riding Tonka Rob Brockett riding Torda (L) and Ben Marshall (C) riding Shriva practice for the beach polo competition being held on the beach at Watergate Bay, near Newquay this weekend on Friday in Cornwall, England