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In this photo released by the office of the Egyptian presidency, Egyptian troops demonstrate their skills at a graduation ceremony attended by President Mohammed Morsi, unseen, in Cairo. Morsi hailed the Egyptian army and its commanders at a time the newly elected Islamist president and the military council, which took power after the ouster of Hosni Mubarak last year, are in the midst of a power struggle.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sheriff Abd El Minoem / Egyptian Presidency

A man splashes a bucket of water on participants of a water festival in Seoul. The event promotes tourism of local county offices ahead of summer vacation season.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lee Jin-man / Associated Press

Pakistani health worker Naela Emanuel, left, gives a polio vaccine to a child in a Christian neighborhood in Islamabad, Pakistan. Only Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria are on the World Health Organization's list of countries where polio is endemic, yet last June, the Taliban in North Waziristan, Pakistan, announced a ban on all polio vaccinations until U.S. drone assaults in that area end, effectively ensuring tens of thousands of children under 5 will not be vaccinated.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Cambodian soldiers wave from the top of their tank as they travel near Preah Vihear temple. Cambodia will redeploy its troops from the provisional demilitarized zone (PDZ) around the temple on Wednesday, in compliance with an order of the International Court of Justice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAK REMISSA / EPA

An Indian family on a motorcycle protect themselves with an umbrella from a heavy monsoon showe. The monsoon rains that usually hit India from June to September are crucial for farmers whose crops feed hundreds of millions of people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mahesh Kumar A / Associated Press

An Afghan laborer grinds wheat at a traditional mill in Nahr-e Shahi district of Balkh province on Monday. Poverty and an ongoing insurgency by the ousted Taliban still pose a threat to the stability of the country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: QAIS USYAN / AFP

Nepalese migrant Suraj Maharjan, 14, with his face and body painted, collects donations during the Ghanta Karna or "Gathemangal" festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. Suraj, who migrated from Palung village to the capital of Kathmandu, became a symbolic demon known as "Bhoot" to celebrate the festival. The "Bhoot" collects donations and receives food from the community. At the end of the festival, people drag him with straw effigies to a nearby river. The ritual is believed to ward off all sins and diseases.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPA

Activists of the Jamaat-e-Islami political party march during a protest rally. Thousands of Pakistani activists shouted "death to America" at the latest rally protesting the lifting of a 7-month blockade on NATO supplies into Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A MAJEED / AFP

Kathy Gore runs with the Olympic flame at Seaford Head, with a view of the Seven Sisters cliffs, in southern England.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Radburn / LOCOG

Trees burn near a house in a forest fire near Vilaflor, Spain. Two wildfires in the Canary Islands threatened two natural parks in an important tourist archipelago off the West African coast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andres Gutierrez / Associated Press

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