Framework

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Kobe Bryant, top right, shakes hands with some Chinese fans during a goodwill tour in central China's Hubei province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Children jump into a public swimming pool.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE / DPA

Spanish bullfighter Javier Conde goes through his routine.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CARLOS DIAZ / EFE

Miners demonstrate for higher wages.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP

Students at a Hindu school look out from a window.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

A man and his daughter sleep on a bed under the shadow of a tree on a street median. Many Pakistanis sleep outdoors to escape the heat in their homes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Members of the Free Syrian Army move between two buildings on the outskirts of the Salaheddin neighborhood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ACHILLEAS ZAVALLIS / AFP

Syrians buy bread from a bakery in the Azaz neighborhood Wednesday on the outskirts of Aleppo. Bread and other daily needs have become harder to get in some areas in Syria. Thursday, a rocket struck a bakery in the rebel-held Qadi Askar neighborhood, killing at least 25 people, activists said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Hamra / Associated Press

At a residential building on the outskirts of the Salaheddin neighborhood, a member of the Free Syrian Army tries to spot positions held by government forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ACHILLEAS ZAVALLIS / AFP

An Iraqi policeman inspects the scene of a car bomb attack. At least three people were killed and 12 others wounded, police said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHALIL AL-A'NEI / EPA

Guards stand at the entrance of an air force base that came under attack by militants before dawn Thursday, sparking a heavy battle with security forces.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: B.K. Bangash / Associated Press

Masked protesters gather outside the Ecuadorian embassy, where Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, has been staying for nearly two months in a bid to avoid extradition to Sweden on allegations of sexual assault. Ecuador said Thursday it would grant political asylum to Assange.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

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