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Rescue workers search for bodies at the site of a plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria. A passenger plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in Nigeria's largest city on Sunday, government officials said. Firefighters pulled at least one body from a building that was damaged by the crash and searched for survivors as several charred corpses could be seen in the rubble.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sunday Alamba / Associated Press

A Palestinian child holds a bag with cheese during a walk through the rubble of a cheese factory in Al Zaiton. Israel bombed two targets in the northern Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants fired a rocket into southern Israel. A military spokeswoman in Tel Aviv said the targets were a workshop used for manufacturing weapons and a tunnel dug by militants. Palestinian witnesses countered that it was a cheese and dairy factory on the southeastern outskirts of Gaza City that was hit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALI ALI / EPA

Spanish riot police fire tear gas to disperse a miner's demonstration in Vega del Rey. Spanish coal miners are staging a nationwide strike action organized by unions opposed to subsidy reductions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CESAR MANSO / AFP / Getty Images

Royal supporters gather on the mall outside Buckingham Palace in preparation for the Queen's Jubilee concert in London. A chain of more than 4,200 beacons began to flare across the globe Monday to mark Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee, with the last to be lit by the monarch at a star-studded concert at the palace.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP / Getty Images

An exiled Tibetan man carries a portrait of spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on the 15th day of the Tibetan Buddhist holy month of Sa Ka Dawa in Dharmsala. Tibetans believe that virtuous actions are multiplied on this full-moon day that commemorates Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / Associated Press

A contestant performs during the first Polish pole dance championships in Skaryszew.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Piotr Polak / EPA

Egret chicks and a parent bird sit in their nest on the bank of the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati City, India. During this season, of the year hundreds of egrets built their nests in the trees available in the highly populated Panbazar area, which is a major business centre of the city. With the expansion of the city and fast-growing high-rise buildings, many trees of the area have been cut down, and as a result, more and more egrets are losing their breeding habitats.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

Zoology professor Ratul Rajkhowa of Cotton College in India holds a dead spider of the alleged species that killed two people in the northeastern state of Assam. Panicked villagers there complained of an invasion of giant biting spiders that resemble tarantulas but are unknown to local specialists. Authorities have swung into action by fogging and spraying insecticides in the area, and a team of scientists have been dispatched to investigate.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRDEL / AFP / Getty Images

Russia's Maria Sharapova serves to the Czech Republic's Klara Zakopalova during their fourth-round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP / Getty Images

A Pakistani health worker gives polio vaccine to a child in Lahore. Polio remains endemic in Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: K.M. Chaudary / Associated Press

People take part in a a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong held to mark the crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, are believed to have died when the government sent in tanks and soldiers to clear Tiananmen Square, bringing a violent end to six weeks of pro-democracy protests.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP / Getty Images

A partial lunar eclipse is seen through a TV tower in Sapporo, Japan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

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Monday’s “Pictures in the News” begins in Nigeria, where rescue workers continue to search for  bodies at the site of a plane crash in Lagos. A passenger plane carrying more than 150 people crashed in Nigeria’s largest city on Sunday. The Dana Airlines plane was traveling from Lagos, the country’s commercial hub, to the capital of Abuja.

Spanish riot police fire tear gas to disperse a miner’s demonstration in Vega del Rey. Spanish coal miners are staging a nationwide strike action organized by unions opposed to subsidy reductions. Staying in Europe, royal supporters gather on the mall outside Buckingham Palace in preparation for the Queen’s Jubilee concert, and the French Open tennis tournament continues at Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

Elsewhere, people take part in a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong held to mark the crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989; a partial lunar eclipse is seen through a TV tower in Sapporo, Japan; and an exiled Tibetan man carries a portrait of spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on the 15th day of the Tibetan Buddhist holy month of Sa Ka Dawa in Dharmsala.

Add stops in Pakistan, Poland and the Gaza Strip to round out the report.

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