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Spectators watch as officials and crews work around the site of an under-construction six-story building that collapsed, killing at least two people and leaving 14 missing

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sayyid Azim / Associated Press

Syrian refugees fleeing the violence in their homeland live in tents in a refugee camp.


A worker poses with skulls at an ossuary under St. James Church. About 50,000 skeletons were found under the square, and the bones need to be cleaned before the ossuary can be opened to the public next year.


A Darth Vader actor is caught in a thunderstorm as he waits for tourists who want to be photographed with him in front of the Brandenburg Gate.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Sohn / Associated Press

A woman lights up a candle by a rail cattle car used to deport people from Lithuania to Siberia during World War II. On June 14, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia honor the memory of tens of thousands of their citizens deported by Soviet forces.


A performer waves a red cloth as she dances to nationalistic songs at Jingshan Park, one of hundreds who have started singing and performing in the park as China's Communist Party prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary on July 1.


A woman takes a picture of herself and Yingluck Shinawatra, left, the sister of toppled Premier Thaksin Shinawatra and the prime ministerial candidate of the opposition Pheu Thai Party, during a campaign stop.


Children play on a hill.


Veterinarians take the blood of a tranquilized female Przewalski's horse for tests before it is transported to a military airport for its eventual flight to Mongolia. The Prague Zoo is transporting four Przewalski's horses back to their native environment.


Riders take part in the fourth stage of the Tour de Suisse cycling race.


A roadside vendor walks along the banks of Dal Lake at sunset.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated Press

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Today’s highlights from our batch of images in Pictures in the News include the collapse of a six-story building in Nairobi that killed two and left 14 missing.

Darth Vader left out in the rain? Well, it’s just an impersonator standing in a downpour, waiting to pose with tourists in Berlin.

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