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Hot Shots Photos of the Day: World Cup Action, Red Arrows, Iraq Crisis
June 18, 2014 14:51 BST
The shadow of Ecuador's Walter Ayovi is seen as Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri looks on during their World Cup Group E match at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia.
Switzerland players celebrate at the end of their World Cup Group E match against Ecuador at the Brasilia national stadium in Brasilia.
France's Mathieu Debuchy fights for the ball with Roger Espinoza of Honduras during their World Cup Group E match at the Beira-Rio stadium in Porto Alegre.
Costa Rica's Joel Campbell is fouled by Uruguay's Maximiliano Pereira next to teammate Christian Stuani during their World Cup Group D match at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza. Pereira was issued a red card for the foul.
Costa Rica's Joel Campbell celebrates with the match ball after scoring against Uruguay during their World Cup Group D match at the Castelao stadium in Fortaleza.
Italy's Marco Verratti vies for the ball with England's Raheem Sterling during their World Cup Group D match at the Amazonia arena in Manaus.
Fans watch the England vs Italy World Cup match at The Isle of Wight Festival.
Cameroon's Benjamin Moukandjo reacts after missing a chance to score during their World Cup match against Mexico at the Dunas arena in Natal.
Bosnia's goalkeeper Asmir Begovic fails to save a goal by Argentina's Lionel Messi during their World Cup Group F match at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
A cap thrown by a member of the crowd covers the face of Pope Francis as he arrives to lead an audience with Catholic groups Misericordie and Fratresat in St Peter's Square at the Vatican.
Camilla, Prince Charles, Princess Eugenie, the Queen, the Countess of Wessex, Prince Philip, Prince Harry, Kate Middleton and Prince William stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the annual Trooping of the Colour ceremony to celebrate the Queen's official birthday.
The Red Arrows fly over central London as part of the Queen's birthday flypast during the Trooping the Colour ceremony.
A Lancaster flanked by two Spitfires from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly over Buckingham Palace as part of Her Majesty's Birthday Flypast during Trooping the Colour.
Visitors walk along a trail commemorating World War One at the Mini-Europe miniature park in Brussels. The trail depicts five cemeteries on the battlefields of Flanders, as well as the Christmas truce between British and German soldiers.
Israelis take part in a mass prayer at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, for the return of three teenagers who were abducted while hitch-hiking in the West Bank.
An armed pro-Russian separatist stands guard at the site of the crash of the Il-76 Ukrainian army transport plane in Luhansk. Pro-Russian separatists an anti-aircraft missile to shoot down the Ukrainian army transport plane, killing all 49 military personnel on board.
Volunteers who signed up to join the Iraqi Army to fight against militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis), carry weapons during a parade in the streets in Baghdad.
Members of Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn march during an event held in memory of Alexander the Great in Thessaloniki.
This article was first published on June 16, 2014
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