Wednesday 26 November 2014

The World In Pictures

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A pro-Russian fighter mans a checkpoint in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Pro-Russian rebels erected new barricades on the streets of Donetsk on Monday, preparing to make a stand in the city of a million people after losing their bastion in the town of Slaviansk in the worst defeat of their three month uprising. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
A pro-Russian fighter mans a checkpoint in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Pro-Russian rebels erected new barricades on the streets of Donetsk on Monday, preparing to make a stand in the city of a million people after losing their bastion in the town of Slaviansk in the worst defeat of their three month uprising. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
A Bulgarian man carries a ram, offered as a good luck present to a newly wed couple during their wedding in Pchelina, Bulgaria. Hundreds of Bulgarians on Sunday recreated a 17th century wedding at a folk festival in the northeast of the country. In a spectacular recreation of traditional rituals, a couple got married at the festival in Pchelina, near the city of Razgrad. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
The pack of riders cycles on its way past the Big Ben clock tower and Houses of Parliament during the third 155 km stage of the Tour de France cycling race from Cambridge to London. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
Greenpeace activists cover themselves from sun with chairs while chained in front of a U.S. oil major Chevron's drilling site for shale gas during a protest, in the village of Pungesti, northeast Romania. Around 25 Greenpeace activists from six counties chained themselves in front of the entrance of Chevron's drilling site on Monday in protest against shale gas extraction at the site. Chevron won approval to drill exploratory wells in the village of Pungesti in the impoverished county of Vaslui in October 2013, despite anti-fracking protests across Romania. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) is given a traditional Maori welcome at Government House in Auckland, New Zealand. Prime Minister Abe is visiting Auckalnd today to have talks with Prime Minister John Key on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. Abe will then fly to Christchurch to pay his respects to the 28 Japanese citizens who lost their lives in the February 2011 earthquake. (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images)
Lait of Cayley, Alberta, rides horse Twin Cherry in bareback event during day 3 of Calgary Stampede rodeo in Calgary. REUTERS/Todd Korol
Smoke and flames are seen following what witnesses said were Israeli air strikes in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Abed Rahim Khatib
Members of an honor guard shout as they march during a welcoming ceremony for German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
Revellers run with Torrestrella's fighting bulls along the Calle Estafeta during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)
New England cranberry farmer Adrienne Mollor arranges a rose shaped floating display full of cranberries at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in London, England. It is the world's largest flower show with over 600 exhibitors spread over 34 acres. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Indonesian military personnel line up during security preparations in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Indonesian military and police personel are making security preparations for the forthcoming presidential election on 09 July 2014. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)
Heather Pia Ledezma, age 4 and from Mexico, joins immigration reform protesters at a rally in Washington, DC. Participants condemned "the President's response to the crisis of unaccompanied children and families fleeing violence and to demand administrative relief for all undocumented families". Following the rally, the protesters marched in front of the White House. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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