Mexican General Prosecutor Areli Gomez Gonzalez, second from right, inspecting the tunnel that Mexican drug lord Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman used to escape from a high security prison in Almoloya de Juarez, Mexico. Guzman, considered one of Mexico's most powerful drug lords, made his second escape from a high-security prison using a series of tunnels.
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People stand in a queue to use a bank ATM as a person begs for alms in Athens. Greece reached a deal with its European creditors Monday, pledging stringent austerity to avoid an exit from the euro.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thanassis Stavrakis / Associated PressLink
Dustin Johnson of the United States tees off on the 17th hole during practice ahead of the 144th Open Championship at the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.
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An Orange bandsman screams as he passes supporters and onlookers during the Twelfth of July parade in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Twelfth is an Ulster Protestant celebration held annually. It celebrates the victory of Protestant King William of Orange over Catholic King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles McQuillan / Getty ImagesLink
A young bull turns over a youth after the bull run at a bullring in Pamplona, Spain. The young calves are released in the bullring to amuse runners and attendants after the bulls are locked at the bullring's corral.
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A reveler sleeps on a bench near the bullring during the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain. The festival is a symbol of Spanish culture that attracts thousands of tourists to watch the bull runs despite heavy condemnation from animal rights groups.
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Yannis Phippakis of British band Foals performs during the 49th Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland.
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A destroyed training facility for Russian paratroopers in the village of Svetly, near Omsk. Twenty-three Russian soldiers were crushed to death by rubble after their military barracks collapsed in Siberia, the Russian defense ministry said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dmitry Feoktistov / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Pope Francis outside the Palace of the Lopez in Asuncion, Paraguay. The pope finished his three-country South American tour, during which he has spoken out repeatedly against poverty, inequality and corruption.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pablo Porciuncula / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The bright line of the Milky Way above the puszta, or Hungarian steppe, of Hortobagy from the region of Balmazujvaros, Hungary.
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Two office workers wearing summer kimonos look at paper lanterns as they visit on the eve of Mitama Matsuri, a summer festival at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. About 300,000 people visit the shrine decorated with about 30,000 lanterns during the three-day summer festival aiming at comforting souls of dead.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kimimasa Mayama / EPALink
Mt. Raung spews volcanic ash as seen from Sumber Arum village in Banyuwangi, Indonesia. A volcanic eruption on Indonesia's Java island has forced the closure of four airports, including those on the popular tourist islands of Bali.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Fully Handoko / EPALink
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