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Rescue workers on a rubber boat make their way through a street flooded by the river Elbe in Meissen, eastern Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged €100m in emergency aid for flood-ravaged areas as surging waters that have claimed at least 11 lives and forced tens of thousands of evacuations across central Europe bore down on eastern Germany. Read more
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Pope Francis waves to the faithful gathered at St Peter’s Square at the Vatican upon his arrival for his weekly general audience.
School children ride a tricycle cab on their way to school in Manila June 4, 2013. Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Chairman Winston Ginez appealed to local executives and chiefs to monitor the overloading of tricycles used to ferry students to school, saying that the tricycles are regulated to only ferry a maximum of four passengers, according to local media.
A man carries a woman through flood water in a street in Gera, Germany. Flood waters have overflowed the banks of the White Elster River. Read more
A worker sweeps in front of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. Read more
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An Indonesian activist with painted face holds an parasol during a protest demanding equality for LGBTIQ (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) people in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Homosexuals and transgenders in the world’s most populous Muslim country are often faced with discrimination’s and abuses. Read more
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1st Battalion Scots Guards get ready to parade down the Royal Mile in Edinburg, after receiving the Freedom of the City to celebrate their return from Afghanistan
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An Iranian girl stands amongst worshipers during the weekly Muslim Friday prayers at Tehran University in the Iranian capital today.
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Revellers gather around the dancing ‘Nans Nous’ in Catalan, on the first day of La Patum festival on Friday in Berga, Spain. The street festival’s roots are found in the theatrical performances of the Middle Ages and is held each year during the week of Corpus Christi. The event is believed to date from the second half of the 14th century, although the first written reference to the Corpus celebrations in Berga were made in 1454