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Pictures Of The Day: The Best Images From Around The World On Tuesday 23rd June 2015

23/06/2015 02:00

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Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post brings you the very best news and sports images from around the world, chosen and created by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland and Tahira Mirza.

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    A photo provided by NASA shows a red aurora, seen from the International Space Station and tweeted by astronaut Scott Kelly on Monday, June 22, 2015. (NASA via AP)
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    Prime Minister David Cameron (centre) reacts after being presented with a wash bag as he welcomes the Start-Up Britain campaign Routemaster bus to Downing Street, London.
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    Prime Minister David Cameron (centre) poses for selfies as he welcomes the Start-Up Britain campaign Routemaster bus to Downing Street, London, alongside TV personality Carol Smillie (right).
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 23: Cupcakes by a baker from 'Hello And' depicting the British Prime Minister David Cameron and other scenes from Westminster are presented at Downing Street on June 23, 2015 in London, England. Mr Cameron met with mentors and supporters from StartUp Britain, a national campaign by Britain's leading business people to support businesses across Britain. The StartUp Britain routemaster bus will tour 30 towns and cities in five weeks including Aberdeen, Inverness, Swansea, York and Leeds offering free mentoring and workshops to businesses. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)
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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel reads from the book 'Eine Dose Kussbonbons' for children at the children's public library in Stralsund, northeastern Germany, on June 23, 2015. Merkel promoted the 'Start Reading - Milestones of Reading' support programme.
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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel reads from the book 'Eine Dose Kussbonbons' for children at the children's public library in Stralsund, northeastern Germany, on June 23, 2015. Merkel promoted the 'Start Reading - Milestones of Reading' support programme.
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    Richard Hudson next to one of his sculptures, at Masterpiece London 2015, at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London.
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    A striking employee of the French company My Ferry Link, a cross-channel ferry service, sits on a tyre in front of tyres set on fire as he takes part in a blockade of the access to the Channel Tunnel on June 23, 2015 in Calais, northern France. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    French Research and Intervention Brigades (BRI - Brigade de recherche et d'intervention) policemen officers take part in a training exercice at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France in Paris, on June 23, 2015 as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the BRI. AFP PHOTO / DOMINIQUE FAGET (Photo credit should read DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Lady Gaga seen on the streets of Manhattan on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
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    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - JUNE 22: Actresses Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon attend the 'Hot Pursuit' Mexico City Premiere red carpet at Cinepolis Plaza Carso on June 22, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Victor Chavez/WireImage)
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    In this late Monday, June 22, 2015 photo, Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic flows as seen from Tiga Kicat, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The volcano has been at the highest alert level since June 2. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
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    GUIYANG, CHINA - JUNE 22: (CHINA OUT) A mother macaque holds baby macaque in Qianling Mountain on last day of Dragon Boat Festival holiday on June 22, 2015 in Guiyang, Guizhou province of China. Dragon Boat Festival holiday continued on June 22 and visitors went on their entertainment time. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
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    Mollie King attending a pre-Wimbledon Party hosted by Vogue and Ralph Lauren at the Kensington Palace Orangery, London.
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 22: Jessica Chastain attends the Vogue and Ralph Lauren Wimbledon party at The Orangery on June 22, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Fred Duval/FilmMagic)
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    Olivier Bancoult (second left) and former residents of Chagos Island alongside their legal team, including Amal Clooney (second right) leave the Supreme Court in London, where they challenged a decision made six years ago by the House of Lords which dashed their hopes of returning home to their native islands in the Indian Ocean.
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    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) shakes hands with former England footballer David Beckham (R) as former prime minister John Major (2L) looks on during a reception for The Queen's Young Leaders at Buckingham Palace in London on June 22, 2015. The Queen held a reception to celebrate The Queen's Young Leaders programme and present awards. The reception was held to recognise exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives. AFP PHOTO / POOL / STEVE PARSONS (Photo credit should read Steve Parsons/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A Marilyn Monroe sculpture has been placed on broadway, Monday, June 22, 2015 in New York. It is one of 18 pieces by artist Seward Johnson that have been installed on Broadway. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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    CANNES, FRANCE - JUNE 22: Marylin Manson speaks at the Grey Group seminar during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity on June 22, 2015 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Richard Bord/Getty Images)
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    An animal rights activist (L) takes a picture of vendors waiting for customers to buy dogs in cages at a market in Yulin, in southern China's Guangin Yulin, in southern China's Guangxi province on June 22, 2015, during a dog meat festival. The city holds an annual festival devoted to the animal's meat on the summer solstice which has provoked an increasing backlash from animal protection activists. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A Persian cat named "Elliot" is presented to the media during the launch of a campaign to help promote cat adoption, Monday, June 22, 2015, in suburban Pasig city, east of Manila, Philippines. The Philippine Animal Society or PAWS, has unveiled a program Monday to encourage people to adopt rescued cats.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 22: London Mayor Boris Johnson (2nd-L) is joined by Major General Edward Smyth-Osbourne (centre) and other members of the British Armed forces outside City Hall on June 22, 2015 in London, England. The annual flag raising ceremony of thanks and remembrance was to honour the bravery and commitment of service personnel past and present. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon with a glass of Imperial Whisky from 1998 at the launch of the Dalmunach Distillery, a £25million facility on the banks of the River Spey in Scotland.
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    People travelling across London Bridge walk on a 300 metre carpet designed by artist Gemma on June 22, 2015 in London, England. The installation, titled 'Love Mondays', was created as part of the 'Spark your City' project which invites female creatives worldwide to transform city routes and landmarks. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)
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    Members of the public pose with a DeLorean at the Royal Albert Hall, as the venue prepares for a special 30th anniversary screening of Back to the Future on 4 July, with the classic score played live on stage by a full orchestra at Royal Albert Hall on June 22, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images for the Royal Albert Hall)
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    GUANGZHOU, CHINA - JUNE 22: (CHINA OUT) Chelsea captain John Terry signs autographs for fans during a charity dinner at Ritz-Carlton Hotel as part of a promotional tour on June 22, 2015 in Guangzhou, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

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