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06/22/2010

Editor's Choice: June 22, 2010

Here's a look at the best in photojournalism from around the world on June 21, 2010.

TRINIDAD


Faried Carvalho poses for a photo before his performance in "El Cerro del Aripo" (Celebrating the Aripo Hills) by local playwright and director Davlin Thomas at the National Academy for Performing Arts in Port of Spain June 20, 2010.  REUTERS/Andrea De Silva


APTOPIX CWS SCarolina Oklahoma Baseball
Lightning bolts light the sky above Rosenblatt Stadium where South Carolina plays Oklahoma in an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Eric Francis)


BANGLADESH
A rickshaw puller rests beside a road in the afternoon in Dhaka June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj


CHINA-RAINS(3)
Local flood victims sit in a rescue boat as they head towards a temporary shelter after being evacuated from flooded homes in the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. Heavy rain across a swathe of southern China over the last week has killed at least 175 people and left 107 missing, as rivers broke their banks and landslides cut off road and rail links, state media said on Monday. REUTERS/Aly Song


CHINA-RAINS(4)
A local flood victim walks along a flooded street on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province June 21, 2010. Heavy rain across a swathe of southern China over the last week has killed at least 175 people and left 107 missing, as rivers broke their banks and landslides cut off road and rail links, state media said on Monday. REUTERS/Aly Song


FBL-WC2010-FRA-ANELKA-ENG
French footballer Nicolas Anelka (L) arrives at Heathrow airport in London, on June 21, 2010. Anelka was dismissed from the French World Cup squad on June 20, 2010.  France's disastrous World Cup campaign was plunged into fresh chaos on the eve when the players refused to train in protest at the decision to send home star striker Nicolas Anelka. AFP PHOTO/Frantzesco Kangaris


Germany Sailing Kiel Week
A sailor relaxes in the former Olympic harbor of Kiel-Schilksee at the Baltic Sea, northern Germany, when calm stops the sailors from leaving the harbor for the races during the current Kiel Week on Monday, June 21, 2010. More than 5000 sailors from 54 nations take part in this world's biggest sailing tournament. (AP Photo/Heribert Proepper)


HUNGARY
Members of the Hungarian parliament watch the World Cup 2010 soccer match between Portugal and North Korea during a session of the parliament in Budapest June 21, 2010.  REUTERS/Nepszabadsag/Simon Moricz 


India Hindu Festival(2)
A Hindu holy man prays as he bathes in the River Ganges at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad, India, Monday, June 21, 2010. Hindus across the country are celebrating Ganga Dussehra, devoted to the worship of the River Ganges. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)


INDIA
Labourers plant saplings at a paddy field on the outskirts of the northern Indian city of Amritsar June 21, 2010. REUTERS/Munish Sharma


KUWAIT-POLITICS-PARLIAMENT
Kuwaiti Parliament Speaker Jassem al-Khorafi (top-4th R)  is surrounded by MPs at the National Assembly in Kuwait City on June 21, 2010 during a parliamentary session that was set to discuss corruption and financial abuse but was adjourned by for lack of quorum. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT


Montana Tornado
Sheriff Deputy John Smith and Taylor Brown find a flag that was found near the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark in Billings, Mont. after a tornado destroyed the 12,000-seat facility on Sunday, June 20, 2010.  (AP Photo/Billings Gazette, Paul Ruhter)


PAKISTAN
A nurse holds a bag of blood with the image of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto during a blood-drive at her family mausoleum in Garhi Khuda Bukash near Larkana on June 21, 2010, to mark the 57th birthday anniversary of Bhutto.  REUTERS/Nadeem Soomro


Papua New Guinea Manam Volcano


In this June 16, 2010 satellite image provided by NASA, Papua New Guinea’s Manam Volcano releases a thin, faint plume, as clouds cluster at the volcano’s summit. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite took this image. The clouds may result from water vapor from the volcano, but may also have formed independent of volcanic activity. The volcanic plume appears as a thin, blue-gray veil extending toward the northwest over the Bismarck Sea. (AP Photo/NASA)


Reno Rodeo
Luke Branquinho, of Los Alamos, Calif., wrestles his steer during the steer wrestling competition at the Reno Rodeo at the Reno Livestock Events Center in Reno, Nev., on Sunday, June 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Brad Horn)

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