The Diamond Jubilee Thames River Pageant in London. For only the second time in its history the UK celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of a monarch.
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Syrian President Bashar Assad delivers a speech at the parliament in Damascus, Syria, in his first speech since January.
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Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak lays on a gurney inside a barred cage in the police academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt. Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the killing of protesters during last year's revolution that forced him from power.
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Space Shuttle Enterprise is carried by barge underneath the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City. Enterprise is on its way to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, where it will put on permanent display.
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A wounded woman is helped at the scene after a bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq. A suicide bomber detonated explosives in a car outside Iraq's main religious affairs office for Shiite Muslims.
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Tens of thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong's Victoria Park to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Chinese military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Beijing.
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People stand on a wing of a wrecked passenger plane in Lagos, Nigeria. All 153 passengers on board the plane were killed, according to an aviation official. The plane crashed in a densely populated neighborhood near the airport.
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The Russian aerobatic group "Russian Knights," fly Sukhoi SU-27 jet fighters during a local airshow in Pushkin military airport outside St.Petersburg.
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Miss Rhode Island Olivia Culpo is greeted by contestants after winning the 2012 Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Torchbearer Denis Broderick holds the Olympic Flame on the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge during the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay near Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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A section of the Gila National Forest is barren and smoking as a result of the largest wildfire in New Mexico's recorded history. The Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire has scorched more than 377 square miles.