Sunday, 26 June 2016

PHOTOS OF THE DAY

<p>Female members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) honour guard stand behind a string to ensure that they are in a straight line before a welcoming ceremony for Russian President Vladimir Putin outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Kim Kyung-Hoon/REUTERS) </p>
Ladies of the Chinese PLA
Female members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) honour guard stand behind a string to ensure that they are in a straight line before a welcoming ceremony for Russian President Vladimir Putin outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Kim Kyung-Hoon/REUTERS)
<p>Members of LGBT carry a huge rainbow flag as they march around the Rizal Park to celebrate the annual “Pride March”, June 25, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. Several LGBT organizations are one in calling for the passage of the Anti-Discrimination bill that they say would protect the LGBT community. (Photo: Bullit Marquez/AP) </p>
Pride March flag
Members of LGBT carry a huge rainbow flag as they march around the Rizal Park to celebrate the annual “Pride March”, June 25, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. Several LGBT organizations are one in calling for the passage of the Anti-Discrimination bill that they say would protect the LGBT community. (Photo: Bullit Marquez/AP)
<p>Pope Francis and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II attend a ceremony in commemoration of Armenians killed by Ottoman forces during World War One at the Tzitzernakaberd Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Maurizio/REUTERS) </p>
Pope Francis and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II
Pope Francis and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II attend a ceremony in commemoration of Armenians killed by Ottoman forces during World War One at the Tzitzernakaberd Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Maurizio/REUTERS)
<p>An Indian army soldier, second left, gives first aid to paramilitary soldiers who were injured in a highway ambush in Pampore, on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Dar Yasin/AP) </p>
Ambushed soldiers
An Indian army soldier, second left, gives first aid to paramilitary soldiers who were injured in a highway ambush in Pampore, on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Dar Yasin/AP)
<p>Actresses Jennifer Saunders, center right, and Joanna Lumley pose for photographers during a photo call to promote the film ‘Absolutely Fabulous’, during the annual Gay Pride parade in London, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) </p>
Absolutely Fabulous
Actresses Jennifer Saunders, center right, and Joanna Lumley pose for photographers during a photo call to promote the film ‘Absolutely Fabulous’, during the annual Gay Pride parade in London, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
<p>Poland’s Grzegorz Krychowiak scores the winning penalty past Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer during a penalty shootout at the end of the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Switzerland and Poland, at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, France, Saturday, June 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) </p>
Grzegorz Krychowiak,Yann Sommer
Poland’s Grzegorz Krychowiak scores the winning penalty past Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer during a penalty shootout at the end of the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Switzerland and Poland, at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, France, Saturday, June 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
<p>Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri scores his side’s first goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Switzerland and Poland, at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, France, Saturday, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Darko Bandic/AP) </p>
Shaqiri scores his side’s first goal
Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri scores his side’s first goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Switzerland and Poland, at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, France, Saturday, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Darko Bandic/AP)
<p>Russian cadets dance the waltz during a graduation ceremony in Moscow, Russia, June 25, 2016. After giving the oath to the Russian flag, girls and boys – graduates of Moscow cadet schools received their diplomas during the official ceremony held inside of the Moscow Kremlin. (Photo: Ivan Sekretarev/AP) </p>
Shall we dance
Russian cadets dance the waltz during a graduation ceremony in Moscow, Russia, June 25, 2016. After giving the oath to the Russian flag, girls and boys – graduates of Moscow cadet schools received their diplomas during the official ceremony held inside of the Moscow Kremlin. (Photo: Ivan Sekretarev/AP)
<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, is greeted by Chinese President Xi Jinping as he arrives for a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP) </p>
Shaking presidents
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, is greeted by Chinese President Xi Jinping as he arrives for a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
<p>Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron attends an Armed Forces Day National Event (AFDNE) at Cleethorpes in Britain June 25, 2016. (Photo: Owen Cooban/REUTERS) </p>
Cameron attends AFDNE
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron attends an Armed Forces Day National Event (AFDNE) at Cleethorpes in Britain June 25, 2016. (Photo: Owen Cooban/REUTERS)
<p>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the media on the golf course at his Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Carlo Allegri/REUTERS) </p>
Trump speaks to the media
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the media on the golf course at his Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Carlo Allegri/REUTERS)
<p>A man raises his hands as he runs from the scene of a suicide bomb attack outside Nasahablood hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, June 25, 2016. (Photo: Feisal Omar/REUTERS) </p>
Man runs from the scene of a suicide bombing
A man raises his hands as he runs from the scene of a suicide bomb attack outside Nasahablood hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, June 25, 2016