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A man is tossed during the "Chupinazo" to mark the start of the San Fermin Festival. Tens of thousands of people packed Pamplona's streets to kick off the nine-day festival, which includes the famous running of the bulls.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PEDRO ARMESTRE / AFP/Getty Images

A group of women celebrate the start of the San Fermin Festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAVIER SORIANO / AFP/Getty Images

Janez Brajkovic of Slovenia is treated after crashing during the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Laurent Cipriani / Associated Press

A man walks in front of an advertisement outside a shop.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN KOLESIDIS / Reuters

A taxi driver walks among parked taxis during a 24-hour strike by cabbies.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFP/Getty Images

Former major-league pitcher Roger Clemens arrives at the federal courthouse for the first day of his perjury trial. Clemens faces charges he gave false statements to a congressional committee investigating steroid use in baseball.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JONATHAN ERNST / Reuters

Nepalese police officers tussle with a Tibetan exile as they try to prevent her from proceeding to a birthday celebration for the Dalai Lama. Nepalese authorities are concerned such gatherings will turn anti-Chinese.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binod Joshi / Associated Press

A supporter holds a portrait of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko during the onetime leader's trial on abuse-of-office charges.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GLEB GARANICH / Reuters

A protester speaks with police officers during a strike aimed at forcing the government to recognize statehood for the southern Indian region of Telangana.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KRISHNENDU HALDER / Reuters

The Autoexotics motor show displays a Soviet-made Tavria car converted into a plane. Creator Valery Bulgakov, right, a former pilot, said the craft could be used for takeoff and landing training; it takes off at 59 mph and can fly up to 10 feet from the ground.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP/Getty IMages

Demonstrators march to express loyalty to Syrian President Bashar Assad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

A carcass of an animal lies on an empty road, a victim of the drought in the Horn of Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sayyid Azim / Associated Press

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News feature begins in Europe, where tens of thousands of people pack Pamplona’s streets for a wild kickoff to Spain’s best-known fiesta: the nine-day San Fermin Festival and its running of the bulls. In France, the Tour de France cycling race is in its fifth stage, and a Slovenian rider is injured after crashing in Carhaix. In Greece, turmoil continues as taxi drivers go on strike and banks try to solve the country’s economic crisis.

In Washington, former major-league pitcher Roger Clemens arrives for the first day of his perjury trial. Clemens is charged with giving false statements to a U.S. congressional committee investigating steroid use in baseball.

Elsewhere, Nepalese police prevent an exiled Tibetan from celebrating the Dalai Lama’s birthday, Ukraine’s former prime minister is on trial, and a former Russian pilot shows off his car converted into a plane.

Add stops in India, Syria and Kenya to round out the report.

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