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Scotland's rugby players catch their breath in heavy rain during an international rugby test match against Australia in Newcastle on Tuesday, Scotland won the match, 9-6.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rob Griffith / Associated Press

People living close to the Arabian Sea coast use sand bags in an attempt to protect their house from heavy waves in the Kerala state of Kochi, India. The southwest monsoon, crucial for India's agriculture, hit Kerala on Tuesday, according to the Indian Meteorological Department.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

A Palestinian throws stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes at the entrance to Ofer prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Tuesday following a demonstration to mark "Naksa Day," the 44th anniversary of the 1967 Six Day War.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Abbas Momani / AFP

Rescuers stand at the site of a rock slide that blocked the tracks of the Gotthard railways near Gurtnellen, Switzerland on Tuesday. Two people who worked on the track were injured and one is reported to be buried under the rocks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Urs Flueeler / Keystone

Members of a Chinese honor guard prepare for the arrival of Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov on Tuesday at the Beijing Capital International Airport. Karimov was scheduled to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andy Wong / Associated Press

Queen Elizabeth II travels by carriage to Buckingham Palace with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, during the procession of the royal family. For only the second time in its history, the U.K. celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of a monarch.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WPA Pool / Getty Images

A man sells used shoes at a roadside stall near the Afghan border in Chaman, Pakistan, which saw temperatures rise to over 116 degrees as parts of the country were hit by a heat wave.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AKHTER GULFAM / EPA

Mike, left, and Bob Bryan of the U.S. celebrate their point in the men's doubles quarter final match against Olivier Marach of Austria and Horacio Zeballos of Argentina at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris' Roland Garros stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michel Spingler / Associated Press

Velo bike designer Dieter "Didi" Senft sits on a tricycle he created that rolls on 100 soccer balls. The 60-year-old German has invented five bike constructions, among them three Guinness-record winners.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stefana Sauer / DPA

A cyclist passes a barricade by coal miners that blocks a road in La Vid, Leon, Spain. The miners are protesting cuts of public aid to the sector, which trade unions say will lead to the inevitable closure of mines in the country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANA F BARREDO / EFE

A giant panda relaxes at the Beijing Zoo. The endangered giant panda dwells in a few mountain ranges in central China, with an estimated 1,600 living in the wild.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lintao Zhang / Getty Images

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Tuesday’s batch of Pictures in the News includes: Scotland’s rugby players taking a  breather in heavy rain during their international rugby test match against Australia; Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee (more photos) in London; a tricycle that rolls on 100 soccer balls in Germany; and a lounging giant panda in Beijing. Plus there’s more.

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