A Spanish fan dresses in support of his team prior to the Euro 2012 championships soccer match between Spain and Ireland.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHRISTOF STACHE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Egyptians protest in Tahir Square after the Supreme Constitutional Court ruled that the Islamist-led parliament must be dissolved. The court also allowed Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister, Ahmed Shafik, to run for president.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Berehulak / Getty ImagesLink
Miners run away from tear gas launched by riot police after clashes broke out during a nationwide strike over subsidy reductions.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez / Getty ImagesLink
Demonstrators take part in a protest outside the Burmese Embassy, calling for United Nations intervention to halt deadly religious riots between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, also known as Burma.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHD RASFAN / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Women comfort one another during a funeral procession
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated PressLink
Supporters of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal gather for a mass meeting.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated PressLink
The Dalai Lama answers questions from the media during a news conference, part of his tour of Britain.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty ImagesLink
A woman speaks on the phone in a liquor shop.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty ImagesLink
A man bathes his horse on a hot day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated PressLink
Chinese soldiers guard the perimeter of the Jiuquan space base on the eve of the launch of the Shenzhou 9 manned spacecraft.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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Pictures in the News | June 15, 2012
In Friday’s Pictures in the News, Egyptians gather to protest in Tahir Square after Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court ruled that the Islamist-led parliament must be immediately dissolved, and also allowed Hosni Mubarak’s last prime minister, Ahmed Shafik, to run for president.
In Spain, coal miners run away from tear gas launched by riot police after clashes broke out during a nationwide strike over subsidy reductions.
In Malaysia, demonstrators concerned about the recent strife in Myanmar, also known as Burma, protest outside the Burmese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
Elsewhere, supporters of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal gather for a mass meeting in Katmandu; Chinese soldiers guard the perimeter of the Jiuquan space complex on the eve of the launch of the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft; and the Dalai Lama tours Britain.
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