Outstanding News in Picture: June 27, 2011

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Yesterday, June 27, like other days, the whole world witnessed a lot of events captured by impressive photos


On June 27, to show off their excitement and satisfaction, thousands of Libyans danced and shouted excitedly along with the streets of the rebel fortress of Benghazi after the International Criminal Court enacted an arrest warrant for Moammar Gadhafi who becomes a crime against humanity for killing civilians who rose up against his rule. Moreover, the court also issued warrants for Gadhafi's son Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, his inheritor, and for Libyan intelligence chief Abdullah al-Sanoussi. All three men were accused of killing, injuring, arresting and imprisoning hundreds of civilians during the first 12 days and of trying to cover up their alleged crimes.


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Thousands of Libyans celebrated in rebel-held Misrata's Freedom Square after receiving the news of an arrest warrant issued against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi by the International Criminal Court on June 27


Outstanding News in Picture: Libyans celebrate Gadhafi arrest warrant


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Protesters in Athens, Greece gestured in front of the parliament during the fourth week of their protest against austerity measures


Thousands of homes are submersed in floodwater as the Souris River crests as seen from the air in Minot. The Souris River on Sunday surpassed its 1881 record level of 1,558 feet above sea level and flooded estimated 4,000 homes in the city. Historic flooding in Minot, N.D., caused by heavy spring rains and a melting snow pack, has submerged 4,000 houses and businesses and forced more than 11,000 people to flee their homes.


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Mobile homes were submersed in floodwater as the Souris River crests as seen from the air in Minot


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Serena Williams of the U.S. reacted during her match against Marion Bartoli of France at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London on Monday, June 27. More impressively, yesterday was a dull day of Wimbledon fans when at the same time they have to witness their stars Serena, Venus, No. 1 Wozniacki ousted


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This image shows Brad Goll of Austin, Texas, working to turn 150 tons of sand into a giant sandcastle on June 27, in Pittsburgh's Point Park. The project will be finished after 10 days of sculpting for the start of the Pittsburgh Regatta, July 2


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A monk grabbing a tiger through its tail captured by an amateur photographer named Hendro Hioe travelling through the Kanchanaburi province in Thailand when he heard from locals that a monk had befriended a tiger family


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This is outstanding picture of NGC 3132, or the Eight-Burst Nebula. In this representative color picture, the hot blue pool of light surrounding the binary system is energized by the hot surface of the faint star


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Girls throw rose petals on lying babies during the festival of El Colacho in Burgos, Spain. During the bizarre festival, men were supposed to dress as the devil, jumping over babies in the street


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Michael Leitch and Luke Thompson of Japan's national team, tackle Akihito Yamada of Japan's Top League XV, during a charity match to fund reconstruction of areas devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground in Tokyo


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This outstanding image shows Riot police walking past a bonfire set by fans of River Plate in Buenos Aires

 

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