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The Dragon Boat Festival, a lounging black bear, a “Dinner in the Sky” | June 2

The Dragon Boat Festival, a lounging black bear, a “Dinner in the Sky” | June 2

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The day in photos around the world.

Chinese revelers paddle dragon boats during a competition to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival in Tongren, Guizhou province, a black bear lies on a hammock in a Florida backyard, 22 dinner guests eat while suspended in the sky of Brussels, and other pictures from around the world.

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Rescued animals, a new dinosaur on display, apology from South Korean president | May 19

Rescued animals, a new dinosaur on display, apology from South Korean president | May 19

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A rescued orang utan in Indonesia prepares for release into the wild while a pig and dog are saved in the Balkan floods, the original fossilized femur of a previously undiscovered giant dinosaur species is on display in Trelew, Argentina, South Korea’s President Park Geun-Hye takes responsibility for the mishandling of last month’s Sewol ferry disaster, and more in today’s daily brief.

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Buddhists celebrate holy Vesak, Arlington marks 150th anniversary, former Israeli PM sentenced to six years | May 13

Buddhists celebrate holy Vesak, Arlington marks 150th anniversary, former Israeli PM sentenced to six years | May 13

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Buddhists across the world celebrate holy Vesak to honor Buddha, Arlington marks 150 years since its first military burial, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in jail for taking bribes, and more in today’s daily brief.

 

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Israeli Memorial Day, laughing senior citizens, cheese rolling competition | May 5

Israeli Memorial Day, laughing senior citizens, cheese rolling competition | May 5

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Israel commemorates its fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, a group of Indians attempt to break a world record of the largest gathering of laughing senior citizens, teams of four in England race by rolling wooden “cheese,” and more in today’s daily brief.
 
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Filipinos continue to protest Obama, new Star Wars cast, World Team Table Tennis Championships | April 29

Filipinos continue to protest Obama, new Star Wars cast, World Team Table Tennis Championships | April 29

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Filipinos continue to protest Obama’s new defense agreement with the Philippines, the cast for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ is announced, Tokyo hosts the World Team Table Tennis Championships, and more in today’s daily brief.
 
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White House Easter Egg Roll, Philippine Fire, Boston Marathon | April 21

White House Easter Egg Roll, Philippine Fire, Boston Marathon | April 21

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, a fire rages through Philippine slums, runners return to the Boston Marathon, and more in today’s daily brief.
 
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Fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the start of the world’s largest election, protests in Jerusalem | April 10

Fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the start of the world’s largest election, protests in Jerusalem | April 10

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Obama commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, around 815 million people have registered to vote in India – the world’s biggest election, ultra-Orthodox Jewish men and youths protest the jailing of a Jewish seminary student, and more in today’s daily brief.
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Campaigning in Afghanistan, returning home after Fukushima, new French PM  | April 1

Campaigning in Afghanistan, returning home after Fukushima, new French PM | April 1

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Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani campaigns in Kabul ahead of the presidential elections on Saturday, residents of the Miyakoji area of Tamura return home for the first time since Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster more than three years ago, Jean-Marc Ayrault takes over as the new prime minister of France, and more in today’s daily brief.

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Missing plane said to have crashed in Indian Ocean, Washington landslide kills at least 8, Ukraine evacuates Crimea | March 24

Missing plane said to have crashed in Indian Ocean, Washington landslide kills at least 8, Ukraine evacuates Crimea | March 24

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak announced the missing Malaysian airliner ended its journey in the southern Indian Ocean, a landslide killed at least eight people in northwestern Washington state, Ukraine orders the evacuation of its troops and their families from Crimea, and more in today’s daily brief.

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Russia-Crimea treaty signing, fire-breathing, more Holi celebrations | March 18

Russia-Crimea treaty signing, fire-breathing, more Holi celebrations | March 18

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and two Crimean leaders signed the treaty making Crimea part of Russia, Indian Sikh youths performed fire-breathing, Holi celebrations marking the start of spring continued, and more in today’s daily brief.

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