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NATO helicopters hover as smoke rises in the background at the hotel where Taliban insurgents attacked on the outskirts of Kabul. The Taliban said they were targeting elite Afghans and foreigners who use the area for "wild parties" before Friday prayers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: S. SABAWOON / EPA

Thousands of supporters of Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi gather in Cairo's landmark Tahrir Square to denounce a power grab by the ruling military, as the nation nervously awaited the results of the first post-Mubarak presidential election.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN NAAMANI / AFP / Getty Images

Supporters of Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi chant slogans as thousands gather in landmark Tahrir Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARWAN NAAMANI / AFP

People are silhouetted against flagpoles at the annual Economic Forum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP / Getty Images

Czech fans watch a public screening of the EURO 2012 football match between the Czech Republic and Portugal in the Old Town Square. Portugal defeated Czech Republic, 1-0, in Warsaw.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MICHAL CIZEK / AFP / Getty Images

The coffins bearing the bodies of six children who died in a house fire are carried out of St Mary's Church after a funeral service. Mick and Mairead Philpott have been charged with the murders of their children Duwayne 13, Jade, 10, John, 9, Jack 8, Jesse, 6, and Jayden, 5.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL ELLIS / AFP / Getty Images

A Kashmiri Muslim woman prays as the head priest displays a relic, believed to be the hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad, following Miraj-Ul-Alam, or Ascension to Heaven.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

More than 11,000 people protested against the restart of a nuclear power plant around the premier's official residence and Parliament after Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda decided to restart two nuclear reactors at the Oi nuclear power plant in western Japan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

Airlie Dodds, wearing a First World War nurse's uniform, walks through a display of 110 canvas army tents. The installation is to promote the exhibition "Nurses : From Zululand to Afghanistan" on display at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GREG WOOD / AFP / Getty Images

Young performers in traditional costume prepare to go on stage during the opening ceremony of the Duanwu festival, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival, held at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park on the outskirts of Beijing. The festival is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, and has been an official holiday in mainland China since 2008, celebrated for three consecutive days.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIEGO AZUBEL / EPA

Racegoers hold on to their hats during strong winds on day four of Royal Ascot at Ascot racecourse.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images

Placards supporting Julian Assange are shown outside Ecuador's embassy where the Wikileaks founder has sought political asylum. Assange remains inside the Ecuadorean Embassy after three nights. Assange, 40, faces extradition to Sweden on allegations of sexual assault after Britain's Supreme Court rejected his final appeal last week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDY RAIN / EPA

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Afghanistan, where a bloody 11-hour siege of a lakeside resort outside Kabul ended Friday when police killed the last of a four-member team of Taliban assailants.. Seventeen hotel guests and workers, as well as one police officer, also died in the attack, according to the Interior Ministry.

Thousands of supporters of Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi gathered in Cairo’s landmark Tahrir Square to denounce a power grab by the ruling military as the nation nervously awaited the results of the first post-Mubarak presidential election.

In England,  coffins bearing the bodies of six children who died in a house fire are carried out of St Mary’s Church in Derby after a funeral service. The parents have been charged with the murders of their children Duwayne 13, Jade, 10,  John, 9, Jack 8, Jesse, 6, and Jayden, 5. Placards supporting Julian Assange are shown outside Ecuador’s embassy where the Wikileaks founder has sought political asylum, in London. Assange remains inside the Ecuadorean Embassy after three nights.

Elsewhere, performers in traditional costume prepare to go on stage during the opening ceremony of the Duanwu festival on the outskirts of Beijing; an art installation entitled ‘Nurses : From Zululand to Afghanistan’ is on display at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra; and  Czech fans react during a public screening of the EURO 2012 football match between the Czech Republic and Portugal in the Old Town Square in Prague.

1 Comment

  1. August 20, 2012, 6:57 am

    I like your photos very much those are very beautiful

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