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Supporters of Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva cheer as he speaks during final campaigning efforts for the ruling Democrat Party in Bangkok. Big rallies in Bangkok marked a final push by candidates in a national election on Sunday aimed at resolving Thailand's sometimes-violent six-year political crisis.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUKREE SUKPLANG / Reuters

A "red shirt" supporter braves heavy rain to listen to Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra, as she addresses a campaign rally.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAMIR SAGOLJ / Reuters

A girl plays in a fountain during midday heat.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZURAB KURTSIKIDZE / EPA

Fans of Mexico's team are seen during the Women's World Cup 2011 Group B match between Japan and Mexico at Bay Arena. Japan won, 4-0, to advance to the quarterfinals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joern Pollex / Getty Images

Japan's Kozue Ando, left, and Mexico's Maribel Dominguez challenge for the ball during the Women's World Cup match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Augstein / Associatd Press

Serbia's Novak Djokovic dives for a shot during his match against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Wimbledon. Djokovic win in four sets.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alastair Grant / Associated Press

People practice yoga in Tel Aviv as part of the "White Night" festival. The festival celebrates Tel Aviv being listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in July 2003.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIR ELIAS / Reuters

An Israeli border guard and an Israeli settler argue as security forces evacuate a group of Jewish settlers who tried to stage a sit-in on a Palestinian land that was being cultivated by Palestinian farmers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABED AL HASHLAMOUN / EPA

A Palestinian boy collects old tear gas canisters fired during Friday weekly protests staged by Palestinian villagers against the Israeli separation barriers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ATEF SAFADI / EPA

Participants release red balloons during a ceremony to celebrate the 14th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vincent Yu / Assocoated Press

A girl plays with a giant bubble as the sun sets at Moonlight Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIKE BLAKE / Reuters

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Asia, where  big rallies in Bangkok mark a final push by candidates in a national election on Sunday aimed at resolving Thailand’s sometimes-violent six-year political crisis. In Hong Kong, meanwhile, people release red balloons during a ceremony downtown to celebrate the 14th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China.

In Tel Aviv, people practice yoga as part of the “White Night” festival, which celebrates Tel Aviv being listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in July 2003. In the West Bank, Israeli border guards and an Israeli settler argue as security forces evacuate settlers who tried to stage a sit-in on land that was being cultivated by Palestinian farmers, and a Palestinian youth collects old tear gas canisters fired during Friday weekly protests against the Israeli separation barriers in the West Bank village of Billin.

In the world of sport, the Women’s World Cup is underway in Germany, and Wimbledon’s two-week run is winding to a close with the finals this weekend. Enjoy.

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