Outstanding News in Pictures: June 13, 2011

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Russian former army Colonel Yuri Budanov was shot dead in Moscow. A Thai green-energy facility, Sai Sena Solar Park, is completed to account for a reduction of nearly 2,000 ton greenhouse-gas emissions. Firemen practice a rescue from a roller coaster in Leipzig at the height of 46 meters. The annual Chinese traditional Dragon Boat Festival takes place in Taipei, Taiwan. Anti-government protesters celebrate President Ali Abdullah Saleh's departure to Saudi Arabia, in Sanaa, Yemen. The wind carried a cloud of ash from the Puyehue volcano eruption in Chile across the Andes to Argentina. All of the outstanding news pieces are captured in rare photos.


Thanks to a telescopic hinge pole lift, firemen can practice a rescue from a roller coaster in Leipzig at the height of 46 meters

Thanks to a telescopic hinge pole lift, firemen can practice a rescue from a roller coaster in Leipzig at the height of 46 meters


A boy is launched on an amusement ride at an annual Chinese traditional Dragon Boat Festival in Taipei, Taiwan

A boy is launched on an amusement ride at an annual Chinese traditional Dragon Boat Festival in Taipei, Taiwan


Members of the Iranian women’s soccer team pray in Amman, Jordan at a qualifying match for the 2012 Olympic Games. According to Islamic dress regulations, women must cover their hair in public

Members of the Iranian women’s soccer team pray in Amman, Jordan at a qualifying match for the 2012 Olympic Games. According to Islamic dress regulations, women must cover their hair in public


Thai Buddhist monks inspect the new Sai Sena Solar Park, a green-energy facility annually accounting for a reduction of nearly 2,000 ton greenhouse-gas emissions, at Ayutthaya, about 60 km from Bangkok. By 2020, Thailand is aiming at getting 20% of its energy production from renewable sources

Thai Buddhist monks inspect the new Sai Sena Solar Park, a green-energy facility annually accounting for a reduction of nearly 2,000 ton greenhouse-gas emissions at Ayutthaya, about 60 km from Bangkok. By 2020, Thailand is aiming at getting 20% of its energy production from renewable sources


Russian former army Colonel Yuri Budanov, who convicted of murdering an 18-year-old Heda Kungayeva in 2003 and served nine years of his ten-year sentence, was shot dead in Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 10, 2011

Russian former army Colonel Yuri Budanov, who convicted of murdering an 18-year-old Heda Kungayeva in 2003 and served nine years of his ten-year sentence, was shot dead in Moscow, Russia on Friday, June 10, 2011


A U.S. military plane drops small packages of food supplies for Marines outside Forward Operating Base Edi in the Helmand province of southern Afghanistan when a sandstorm occurs

A U.S. military plane drops small packages of food supplies for Marines outside Forward Operating Base Edi in the Helmand province of southern Afghanistan when a sandstorm occurs


Malak Al Shami, 6, lies on her hospital bed with a leg amputated after her house was hit by a Grad rocket belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. She also lost her brother and sister in the incident

Malak Al Shami, 6, lies on her hospital bed with a leg amputated after her house was hit by a Grad rocket belonging to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. She also lost her brother and sister in the incident


Anti-government protesters celebrate President Ali Abdullah Saleh's departure to Saudi Arabia, in Sanaa, Yemen by throwing a youth into the air and catching him

Anti-government protesters celebrate President Ali Abdullah Saleh's departure to Saudi Arabia, in Sanaa, Yemen by throwing a youth into the air and catching him


A mobile phone is examined in a test room by a technician at the Market Surveillance Laboratories of the Information and Communication Technologies Authority of Turkey, in Ankara

A mobile phone is examined in a test room by a technician at the Market Surveillance Laboratories of the Information and Communication Technologies Authority of Turkey, in Ankara


Armed supporters of dissident tribal leader Sadiq al-Ahmar inspect damage at his house in Sana‘a. Tribal fighters have faced off against government troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh

Armed supporters of dissident tribal leader Sadiq al-Ahmar inspect damage at his house in Sana‘a. Tribal fighters have faced off against government troops loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh


A car is completely covered in volcanic ash in San Carlos de Bariloche, southern Argentina. The wind carried a cloud of ash from the Puyehue volcano eruption in Chile across the Andes to Argentina

A car is completely covered in volcanic ash in San Carlos de Bariloche, southern Argentina. The wind carried a cloud of ash from the Puyehue volcano eruption in Chile across the Andes to Argentina

 

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