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Day in Photos: June 18, 2012

Indigenous squeeze into a subway train as they ride to the People's Summit for Social and Environmental Justice in defence of the commons, a parallel event taking place alongside the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Earth summit runs through June 22, with three final days of high-profile talks among some 130 top leaders from nations around the globe. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
A Kashmiri Muslim woman prays as a head priest, unseen, displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad at the Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, India. Devotees thronged the Hazratbal shrine during Muslim festival of Mehraj-u-Alam, believed to mark the ascension of Prophet Mohammed to Heaven. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
An Israeli soldier directs a tank, maneuvering near the border between Israel and Egypt. Unidentified militants crossed from Egypt's turbulent Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel, opening light arms and anti-tank fire on civilians building a security fence meant to fortify the porous border, defense officials said. One of the Israeli workers was killed, and two militants were gunned down by troops responding to the attack, the officials said. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
Pakistani girl Saima Hashim, 5, whose family was displaced by 2010 floods from a village in Pakistan's Sindh province, looks up while holding her doll, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
Supporters of presidential candidate Mohammed Morsi carry a poster with a defaced picture of his rival, Ahmed Shafiq, with Arabic that reads
Boots hang in a changing room in the partially abandoned and closed Santiago mine, as a result of the coal crisis, near Mieres, Oviedo, Spain. Spanish coal mining unions are waging a general strike as 8,000 mineworkers at over 40 coal mines in northern Spain continue their protests against government action to cut coal subsidies. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
A Filipino pedals his bicycle along a flooded street in suburban Malabon, north of Manila. Heavy rains triggered floods in several areas in the metro forcing some schools to suspend classes in the morning as powerful typhoon Guchol exits the country towards southern Japan. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Supporters from the opposition Nepali Congress party shout slogans during a protest in Katmandu. Hundreds of protesters, demanding Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai's resignation, gathered outside the Tribhuwan International Airport in Katmandu and attempted to block his motorcade. (AP Photo/Binod Joshi)
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a news conference after attending a meeting of the Oslo Forum at the Losby Gods resort, east of Oslo. The Oslo Forum is an international network of armed conflict mediation practitioners. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Alexis Tsipras, head of Greece's second-placed Syriza radical left party speaks after talks with conservative election victor Antonis Samaras in the Greek parliament, in Athens. Tsipras declined to join in a coalition with Samaras' New Democracy. Samaras, who on Monday received the presidential mandate to try and form a coalition, said he would persevere in his efforts as debt-crippled Greece is in immediate need of being governed. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Indigenous squeeze into a subway train as they ride to the People's Summit for Social and Environmental Justice in defence of the commons, a parallel event taking place alongside the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Earth summit runs through June 22, with three final days of high-profile talks among some 130 top leaders from nations around the globe. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) -
A Kashmiri Muslim woman prays as a head priest, unseen, displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad at the Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, India. Devotees thronged the Hazratbal shrine during Muslim festival of Mehraj-u-Alam, believed to mark the ascension of Prophet Mohammed to Heaven. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan) -
An Israeli soldier directs a tank, maneuvering near the border between Israel and Egypt. Unidentified militants crossed from Egypt's turbulent Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel, opening light arms and anti-tank fire on civilians building a security fence meant to fortify the porous border, defense officials said. One of the Israeli workers was killed, and two militants were gunned down by troops responding to the attack, the officials said. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov) -
Pakistani girl Saima Hashim, 5, whose family was displaced by 2010 floods from a village in Pakistan's Sindh province, looks up while holding her doll, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen) -
Supporters of presidential candidate Mohammed Morsi carry a poster with a defaced picture of his rival, Ahmed Shafiq, with Arabic that reads "No No for the aid of the ousted," during celebrations claiming victory for Morsi in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt. The Muslim Brotherhood declared early Monday that its candidate, Mohammed Morsi, won Egypt's presidential election, which would be the first victory of an Islamist as head of state in the stunning wave of protests demanding democracy that swept the Middle East the past year. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser) -
Boots hang in a changing room in the partially abandoned and closed Santiago mine, as a result of the coal crisis, near Mieres, Oviedo, Spain. Spanish coal mining unions are waging a general strike as 8,000 mineworkers at over 40 coal mines in northern Spain continue their protests against government action to cut coal subsidies. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti) -
A Filipino pedals his bicycle along a flooded street in suburban Malabon, north of Manila. Heavy rains triggered floods in several areas in the metro forcing some schools to suspend classes in the morning as powerful typhoon Guchol exits the country towards southern Japan. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) -
Supporters from the opposition Nepali Congress party shout slogans during a protest in Katmandu. Hundreds of protesters, demanding Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai's resignation, gathered outside the Tribhuwan International Airport in Katmandu and attempted to block his motorcade. (AP Photo/Binod Joshi) -
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a news conference after attending a meeting of the Oslo Forum at the Losby Gods resort, east of Oslo. The Oslo Forum is an international network of armed conflict mediation practitioners. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) -
Alexis Tsipras, head of Greece's second-placed Syriza radical left party speaks after talks with conservative election victor Antonis Samaras in the Greek parliament, in Athens. Tsipras declined to join in a coalition with Samaras' New Democracy. Samaras, who on Monday received the presidential mandate to try and form a coalition, said he would persevere in his efforts as debt-crippled Greece is in immediate need of being governed. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris) -

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