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Well-wishers light and release lanterns from non-profit organisation Jerseys forJjozi in support of ailing former President Nelson Mandela outside his home in Houghton, Johannesburg.


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A Yemeni farmer climbs a palm tree to pick up dates on the outskirts of Hudaida, southwest of Sanaa, Yemen. With the holy month of Ramadan approaching, Muslim residents in Yemen prepare to welcome the holy month.

Hani Mohammed/AP

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Fireworks burst over opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. With a military deadline for intervention ticking down, protesters seeking the ouster of Egypt's Islamist president sought Tuesday to push the embattled leader further toward the edge with another massive display of people power.

Amr Nabil/AP

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Linda Lambert is comforted by her friend Margo Williams as she visits the memorial outside the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew fire station in Prescott, Ariz. Lambert is the aunt of Andrew Ashcraft, one of the 19 firefighters killed Sunday, by an out-of-control blaze near Yarnell, Ariz.

Julie Jacobson/AP

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Supporters of President Mohamed Mursi wave to a military helicopter passing over them during a protest in Alexandria to counter anti-Mursi protests elsewhere in Alexandria.


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A girl takes a photograph outside the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital, where ailing former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated, in Pretoria.


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Colton Moore of the U.S. rides a snowmobile as he performs during the Adrenaline FMX Rush moto freestyle show in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Russian and foreign professional riders showed their skills in stunt riding and freestyle jumping on sport bikes, a quad bike and a snowmobile.


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Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi carry a large national flag during a protest outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt.

Khalil Hamra/AP

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Jockey Giovanni Atzeni (R) of the Oca (Goose) parish leads the Palio race in Siena. Atzeni won the Palio of Siena.


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Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium celebrates after defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their women's quarter-final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London.


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