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July 18, 2012

Children extend wishes to Indian sportspersons for the London Olympics
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Children extend wishes to Indian sportspersons for the London Olympics

School children form human chains to wish Indian sportspersons for the London Olympics in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. (PTI)

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Louis Vuitton store in China
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Louis Vuitton store in China

Louis Vuitton sunglasses are seen at the largest Louis Vuitton store in China, which is located in Shanghai. Louis Vuitton is courting China's wealthy with one-of-a-kind shoes and bags it is branding as unique works of art to reclaim its exclusive cachet in the luxury market. The French luxury brand, a unit of LVMH, is set to open its largest China store in Shanghai on Saturday, complete with a gilded spiral staircase and an invitation-only private floor where big spenders can get their hair done while dreaming up designs for custom bags. (Reuters)

'Summer Oasis Splash'
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'Summer Oasis Splash'

Disney characters Mickey (R) and Minnie Mouse squirt water onto guests on a hot day at a special summer attraction called 'Summer Oasis Splash' at Tokyo Disney Sea in Urayasu, suburban Tokyo. Tokyo's temperatures climbed over 30 degrees celsius as Japan's meteorological agency announced that Japan's 2012 rainy season had ended on July 17. (AFP)

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The new Downtown Line (DTL) Bugis Station subway
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The new Downtown Line (DTL) Bugis Station subway

Workers gather outside the construction site of the new Downtown Line (DTL) Bugis Station subway in Singapore. Two workers were killed and eight others injured when the scaffolding at a subway construction site collapsed, civil defence officials said. (AFP)

Rising Inflation
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Rising Inflation

Workers unload gas canisters from a wooden cargo ship at a seaport in Jakarta. Inflation rose to 4.53 percent in June year-on-year from 4.45 percent in May, but remained within the target range set by Bank Indonesia (BI) of 3.5 percent and 5.5 percent. (AFP)

Military withdrawal ceremony
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Military withdrawal ceremony

Cambodian troops in armoured vehicles take part in a military withdrawal ceremony near the Preah Vihear temple in Preah Vihear province. Thai and Cambodian soldiers withdrew from the disputed area surrounding the Preah Vihear Temple along the border on Wednesday in compliance with a United Nations court ruling. The UN's highest court ruled last July that both sides needed to withdraw troops in the 4.6 square kilometres (2.9 square miles) area claimed by both Thailand and Cambodia. (Reuters)

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WTO Deputy Director General Harsha Vardhana
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WTO Deputy Director General Harsha Vardhana

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Deputy Director General, Harsha Vardhana Singh delivers his speech during a meeting of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Committee on WTO and FTA Affairs in New Delhi. (AFP)

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in Bolivia
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Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in Bolivia

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (L) reviews a military guard upon her arrival to Jorge Wilstermann airport in Cochabamba July 17, 2012. Fernandez de Kirchner will meet with Bolivia's President Evo Morales. REUTERS

Protests in Nicaragua
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Protests in Nicaragua

Members of Broad Opposition Front, FAO, civil organization, set on fire a vehicle belonging to Managua's town council during a protest in front of the Supreme Electoral Council, CSE, in Managua, Nicaragua, July 17, 2012. Demonstrators protested against members of the Supreme Electoral Council and demanded fairness and transparency in the upcoming November 7 municipal elections. AP

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Fans react as Canadian singer Justin Bieber performs in Sydney
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Fans react as Canadian singer Justin Bieber performs in Sydney

Fans react as Canadian singer Justin Bieber performs at an early morning promotional event in Sydney July 18, 2012. REUTERS

Two young men asleep on cement blocks in China
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Two young men asleep on cement blocks in China

A resident walks past two young men, asleep on cement blocks, on a street in Nanjing, Jiangsu province in Chinba on July 17, 2012. Picture taken July 17, 2012. REUTERS

US actor Tom Cruise with his daughter
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US actor Tom Cruise with his daughter

US actor Tom Cruise leaves his hotel carrying daughter Suri for her gymnastics class on July 17, 2012 in New York, NY. Fairytale Hollywood couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes last month announced they were calling it quits after five years of marriage, ending an unexpected love story dogged by tabloid rumors. AFP

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