A Spanish fan dresses in support of his team prior to the Euro 2012 championships soccer match between Spain and Ireland.
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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.
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Miners run away from tear gas launched by riot police after clashes broke out during a nationwide strike over subsidy reductions.
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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.
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Women comfort one another during a funeral procession
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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.
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A woman speaks on the phone in a liquor shop.
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A man bathes his horse on a hot day.
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Chinese soldiers guard the perimeter of the Jiuquan space base on the eve of the launch of the Shenzhou 9 manned spacecraft.
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