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A devotee looks up as he performs during the annual Hindu religious festival of "Bonalu" in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad July 15, 2010. The word "Bonalu" is derived from the Telugu language word "Bhojanalu", the food offered to Goddess Kali, the Hindu goddess of power. The main ritual in the month-long festival consists of offering cooked rice, jaggery, curd, water and other dishes which are brought by women in earthen pots to be offered to Goddess Kali. Devotees believe that the offerings ward off evils and epidemics during monsoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Krishnendu Halder / Reuters

Dancers perform the rock opera "Troy" at the Equestrian Theatre in Komarom July 15, 2010. The opera, based on Homer's "The Illiad", will be performed ten times starting from today.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Laszlo Balogh / Reuters

Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa hits his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the 139th Open Championship on the Old Course, St Andrews on July 16, 2010 in St Andrews, Scotland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Warren Little / Getty Images

A girl eats ice cream as she walks past a sunglasses advertisement in the GUM department store in Moscow, July 16, 2010.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Denis Sinyakov / Reuters

Demonstrators display fake blood on their hands and a poster of Rwanda's President Paul Kagame during a protest against his presence in Madrid on Friday, July 16, 2010. Kagame will co-chair the Millennium Development Goals Advocacy Group meeting in Madrid Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Arturo Rodriguez / Associated Press

Belarus game wardens inspect a catch while searching for poachers fishing on the Pripyat river 350km southeast of Minsk near the village Konotop, a mere 30 km from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster zone. Fines for breaking fishing codes range from US $150-$1700 while the average salary in Belarus is US $260 per month.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Viktor Drachev / AFP / Getty Images

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The cancellation of play at the British Open, a Hindu religious festival of “Bonalu” and a rock opera in Hungary are just a few of the places we take you today in our Pictures in the News feature. A provocative sunglasses advertisement in Moscow and Belarussian game wardens on the Pripyat River round out today’s viewing – take a look.

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