Tuesday 28 June 2016

The World in Pictures

Published 02/07/2014 | 20:56

Fabien Cousteau is pictured inside the marine laboratory Aquarius. Cousteau, grandson of famed French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, emerged from the turquoise waters off the Florida Keys, marking the end of a record-breaking, 31-day stay in an underwater habitat with a team of scientists and documentary filmmakers. The younger Cousteau, 46, along with two "aquanauts," took the 60-foot (18-meter) dive to Aquarius, a 43-foot-long (18-meter-long) laboratory resting off of Key Largo, on June 1 following years of preparation and delay. REUTERS/Kip Evans/Mission Blue/Handout via
Fabien Cousteau is pictured inside the marine laboratory Aquarius. Cousteau, grandson of famed French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, emerged from the turquoise waters off the Florida Keys, marking the end of a record-breaking, 31-day stay in an underwater habitat with a team of scientists and documentary filmmakers. The younger Cousteau, 46, along with two "aquanauts," took the 60-foot (18-meter) dive to Aquarius, a 43-foot-long (18-meter-long) laboratory resting off of Key Largo, on June 1 following years of preparation and delay. REUTERS/Kip Evans/Mission Blue/Handout via
Demonstrators picket against the possible arrivals of undocumented migrants who may be processed at the Murrieta Border Patrol Station in Murrieta, California. Some 140 undocumented immigrants, many of them women with children, will be flown from Texas to California and processed through a San Diego-area U.S. Border Patrol station as federal officials deal with a crush of Central American migrants at the border, a local mayor said on Monday. REUTERS/Sam Hodgson
A soldier takes a picture of a house damaged by a landslide in an impoverished neighbourhood in Ciudad Juarez. A woman and her two children died after their house was destroyed by the landslide caused by heavy rains, local media reported. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
Government health workers are seen during the administration of blood tests for the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone. West African states lack the resources to battle the world's worst outbreak of Ebola and deep cultural suspicions about the disease remain a big obstacle to halting its spread, ministers said on Wednesday. The outbreak has killed 467 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since February, making it the largest and deadliest ever, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) REUTERS/Umaru Fofana
Members of the #BringBackOurGirls Abuja campaign group attend a sit-in protest, a day ahead of the 80th day of the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls, at the Unity fountain in Abuja. The military said on Tuesday that it had arrested a number of suspected Boko Haram collaborators including a Maiduguri businessman it said was involved in the abduction of the schoolgirls. In recent months, Islamist group Boko Haram has launched a spate of bombings and raids, mostly in northeast Nigeria, including the mid-April abduction the schoolgirls. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right back, and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko arrive for a flower laying ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of Minsk's liberation from Nazi's troops during WWII, in Minsk, Belarus. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)
Chris Milk's "The Treachery of Sanctuary" seen on display at the Barbican's Digital Revolution exhibition in London, England. The exhibition brings together artists, designers, film makers, musicians and architects who push the boundaries of creativity that digitial technology can offer, and runs from July 3 until September 14, 2014. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images for Barbican Art Gallery)
U.S. fans watch (L) next to a couple kissinf during the first half of their match against Belgium at FIFA Fan Fest on Copacabana Beach during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The U.S. went on to lose the match in extra time 2-1. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrives with police by car at the financial investigation unit in Paris to be presented to a judge. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne forms a heart shape with his hands as his teammates gather around him to celebrate his goal against the U.S. during extra time in their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
A protester is carried away by police officers from a street after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
A Palestinian kicks a tyre after setting it ablaze during clashes with Israeli police in Shuafat, an Arab suburb of Jerusalem. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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