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Outstanding News in Pictures: June 30, 2011

Yesterday, on June 30, the last day of the month is also the day with a lot of outstanding news strongly attracting attention of the world public. Let’s discover!

Yesterday, over three thousand students from the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees are expected to break the first of four Guinness world records playing parachute games during summer camp organized by UNRWA in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. Organized every five years, the games in a six-week recreational program by the UN agency are participated by over a quarter of a million children. In particular, the attempt of the world records is the largest number of people flying large parachutes from the ground. Last year, the world records set at the number of 1,547. The Summer Games will culminate at the end of July in an attempt by up to ten thousand children to smash their own record set last year for kite flying.

The picture shows Palestinian children attempting to break the Guinness world record for the most children playing parachute games during summer camp organized by UNRWA in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on June 30

The scene of a young girl sitting in her flooded home in El Casadero Niltepec in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico on Thursday, June 30. Heavy rains is considered to be the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season affecting most of central Mexico as Arlene and causing falling trees and flooding streets Thursday

A tray of cupcakes is captured at a Crumbs Bake Shop, specializing in over 50 varieties of cupcakes, in Hollywood, California

The scene of a major fire in the Jemez Mountains of the Santa Fe National Forest in north-central New Mexico in the event of a crew member aboard the International Space Station flying at an altitude of approximately 235 statute miles

Yesterday, thousands of public sector workers, including teachers and civil servants strike in UK over pension cuts and members of the police making an arrest through central London, on Thursday, June 30

Outstanding News in Pictures on 30 June: Pension Cuts Protest in UK

The scene pictured the sun shines through the smoke from the Las Conchas wildfire in New Mexico

Protesters runrung to avoid teargas during clashes with security forces in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt

A one-year-old python with two heads and approximately 50cm in length is found in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany. This is the second python with two heads, according to snake breeder Stefan Broghammer

This gorgeous picture of a hot air balloon floats over a field of sunflowers in Israel captured on a balloon trip which was a birthday present from photographer’s wife

On June 30, fans react after the Egyptian Premier League football match between Al-Ahly and Zamalek ended in a draw in Cairo by starting a fire

During National Paddy Day festivities in Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of capital Kathmandu, Nepalese farmers plash muddy water at each

A handmade Joseph’s colorful coat as part of the church’s annual festival is prepared by members of the congregation from St. George’s Church in Stockport. This coat is made up of nearly 8,000 knitted panels and measures 42ft 6 inches high and 18ft 2 inches wide

Greenpeace activists prepare for a demonstration on the Danube river in Budapest

A picture taken by the Spot 4 satellite, built by Astrium, shows the creation of a new crater in the Puyehue Cordon-Caulle volcanic complex, 800 km south of Santiago, Chile

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Mary Rose is currently a lecturer on society. In her free time, Mary is fond of joining social activities. Her goal is to provide up-to-date news and articles on society and culture.

Outstanding News in Pictures: June 29, 2011

Lightning strike killed 22 students and 1 teacher of Runyanya primary school in Ugandan; floodwaters surrounding dozens of houses near Tekamah, Nebraska; a huge smoke after burning a police in Cairo; the scene of funeral of Rabbi Michel Yehuda Lefkowitz in Bnei Brak, Israel are among outstanding news in pictures on 29 June 2011. 

On Tuesday, Ugandan officials announced there were 22 students and a teacher died after lightning struck Runyanya primary school in the country’s Midwest as pupils sheltered from a heavy downpour. Moreover, 51 students between the ages of 7 and 16 were injured. Another school 200 miles (some 320 kilometers) northwest of Kampala also reported having 37 students and two teachers injured because of lighting hit. According to the World Meteorological Organization, Uganda is a country having one of the highest rates of lightning strike deaths in the world and its capital Kampala has more days of lightning per year than any other city.

Injured children after lightning strike of Runyanya primary school at a hospital in Kiryandongo, some 130 miles north of the capital Kampala on Wednesday, June 29

Outstanding News in Pictures on 29 June 2011: Lighting left 22 students dead in Kiryandongo

Dozens of homes near Tekamah, Nebraska were surrounded by floodwaters on June 29, 2011

Approximately 200,000 Hindus made two-month pilgrimage through Kashmiri Mountains

It sounded interesting that sister of ousted former leader could become Thailand’s next prime minister

This scene of Libyan rebels setting up a training program in Benghazi

Protesters in front of a huge smoke after burning a police booth in front of the Interior Ministry in Cairo on Wednesday, June 29

Omar al-Bashir- Sudan’s leader and Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang (center-right) had a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on June 29. Omar al-Bashir is paying a four-day visit to China for alleged war crimes

Protesters conflicted with riot police during a 48-hour general strike in Athens, Greece

Ultra Orthodox Jews attended the funeral of Rabbi Michel Yehuda Lefkowitz in Bnei Brak, Israel

On June 29, a formation of a tree was made during a program to raise awareness to save trees and forests in the southern Indian city of Chennai

A Libyan rebel carrying heavy machine gun rounds captured from a weapons depot, part of a network of bunkers belonging to Muammar Gaddafi’s forces near the hilltown of Zintan, southwest of Tripoli

 

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Mary Rose is currently a lecturer on society. In her free time, Mary is fond of joining social activities. Her goal is to provide up-to-date news and articles on society and culture.