Outstanding News in Pictures: June 18, 2011

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The White Dinner event that opens at a different place in France’s capital requires participants to dress in white, bring their own food, drink and cutlery. The number of Syrian refugees moving into Turkey is rising to more than 9,000. A match of thousands of Hungarian police officers, firemen and prison guards near the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary, protests against government’s plans to end early retirement. The 111th U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club takes place in Bethesda, Maryland. A blast occurs at one police station in Nigeria's capital Abuja, killing a suspected suicide bomber and destroying many vehicles. Let's take a look at the outstanding news on June 18 in photos.


A couple locks lips while police walk in the streets during riots caused by Vancouver fans after their team, the Vancouver Canucks, lost in Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Finals

A couple locks lips while police walk in the streets during riots caused by Vancouver fans after their team, the Vancouver Canucks, lost in Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Finals


Syrian children crowd a playing area in a camp in Boynuyogun, Turkey, near the Syrian border on June 16. The number of Syrian refugees moving to Turkey is rising to more than 9,000

Syrian children crowd a playing area in a camp in Boynuyogun, Turkey, near the Syrian border on June 16. The number of Syrian refugees moving to Turkey is rising to more than 9,000


The emergency services’ members work at the scene of a blast at one police station in Nigeria's capital Abuja on June 16. The explosion killed a suspected suicide bomber and destroyed many vehicles

The emergency services’ members work at the scene of a blast at one police station in Nigeria's capital Abuja on June 16. The explosion killed a suspected suicide bomber and destroyed many vehicles


People attend the White Dinner event in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The annual event, which takes place at a different place in France’s capital, requires participants to dress in white, bring their own food, drink and cutlery

People attend the White Dinner event in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The annual event, which takes place at a different place in France’s capital, requires participants to dress in white, bring their own food, drink and cutlery


A woman wears a mask during a match of thousands of Hungarian police officers, firemen and prison guards near the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary on June 16, protesting against government’s plans to end early retirement

A woman wears a mask during a match of thousands of Hungarian police officers, firemen and prison guards near the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary on June 16, protesting against government’s plans to end early retirement


People sunbathe at the Olympic Park in Munich, southern Germany on Thursday, June 16

People sunbathe at the Olympic Park in Munich, southern Germany on Thursday, June 16


People take a stroll the streets of the Andalusian village of Juzcar, near Malaga, southern Spain, on Thursday, June 16 during a promotional event. Particularly, the houses’ facades were painted with blue color as part of a global promotion for the Sony Picture film

People take a stroll the streets of the Andalusian village of Juzcar, near Malaga, southern Spain on Thursday, June 16 during a promotional event. Particularly, the houses’ facades were painted with blue color as part of a global promotion for the Sony Picture film "The Smurfs


A woman sits underneath a photo displaying Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who promises to build a Las Vegas-style resort on the windswept shores of the Caspian Sea, at the resort of Avaza. Now, seven colossal, marble-fronted hotels ordered by the powerful leader line the coast

A woman sits underneath a photo displaying Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who promises to build a Las Vegas-style resort on the windswept shores of the Caspian Sea, at the resort of Avaza. Now, seven colossal, marble-fronted hotels ordered by the powerful leader line the coast


English professional golfer Luke Donald plays a shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the 111th U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club on June 16 in Bethesda, Maryland

English professional golfer Luke Donald plays a shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the 111th U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club on June 16 in Bethesda, Maryland

 

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