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Syrian rebels hunt for snipers after attacking the municipality building in the city center of Selehattin, near Aleppo, on Monday during fights between rebels and Syrian troops. Syrian rebels "liberated" several districts of the northern city of Aleppo on Monday, a Free Syrian Army spokesman in the country's commercial hub said.


This picture taken on Monday shows rescuers evacuating an elderly woman from her flooded home. Meanwhile, Beijing's propaganda chief has ordered Chinese media to stick to good news about weekend floods in the country's capital, according to a Tuesday report after the death of at least 37 people sparked fierce criticism of the government.


People enjoy a high tide at the Arabian Sea coast after monsoon rains. Indians have been desperately waiting for the long-delayed deluge of this year's monsoon, the annual rains that replenish India's rivers and quench crops to keep this agricultural nation fed. So far, the rains were at least 22% below normal, several states faced drought and farmers feared grave losses.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajanish Kakade / Associated Press

Azari Bland, 5, runs through the spray of the fountain at Johnnie W. Walker Park in Jackson, Fla., on Monday. Residents from around the Grand Park neighborhood surrounding Johnnie W. Walker Park beat the heat in the fountain at the edge of the park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

A Labrador golden retriever gets a shower at Germany's first dog wsh in Duisburg, Germany. The dog wash, which was installed in a pet store and runs as a self-service delivers a shower, shampoo and a hair dry.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Augstein / Associated Press

Sri Lanka's bowler Thisara Perera, left, and teammates appeal successfully for a catch against India's batsman Virat Kohli, far right, during the second one-day international cricket match between Sri Lanka and India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gemunu Amarasinghe / Associated Press

Kashmiri Muslim girls recite the Koran at a local religious school on the fourth day of the fasting month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, Muslims refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk.


Afghans get free food donated by a private charity as they break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rahmat Gul / Associated Press

Indonesian fans light flares during the Queens Park Rangers friendly football match against Indonesian team Persebaya as part of the Queens Park Rangers Asia Tour on Monday. Queen's Park Rangers defeated Persebaya 2-1.


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1 Comment

  1. July 29, 2012, 8:16 am

    I want to ask if there is a news about a filipino seaman…we are looking for my cousin….he is missing from july 24 til now… his name is Ferdinand Yana…about 5’4 in height…from the ship golard ground imo 9303560…route indonesia to south america…tnx

    By: Rowena C. Fuertes

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