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A selection of images from around the world- Thursday June 21, 2012

  • Ten-month-old Leo Erichsen is held up by his mother, Tatjana Eres of Denmark, as she joins thousands of yoga enthusiasts for a class in New York's Times Square to mark the summer solstice. (AP Photos/Mark Lennihan)

  • The small town of Brookston, Minn., northwest of Cloquet, feels the heat of the rising St. Louis River Thursday morning. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Brian Peterson)

  • A race goer poses wearing a hat featuring a full English breakfast at Royal Ascot on Ladies' Day, southwest of London. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

  • Kashmiri farmers walk through rice fields in Bandipora, 60 km (37 miles) north of Srinagar. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

  • A porter loads baskets specially used to carry vegetables and fruits, on top of a bus near a vegetable market in Kathmandu. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

  • A group of people look at the horizon standing on the rocky crest filled with astronomical markers at the megalithic observatory Kokino, soon after sunrise, the day of the Summer solstice. AFP PHOTO/ROBERT ATANASOVSKI

  • Part of 150 member Castellers de Vilafranca build another tower configuration after their attempt at a new world record by building the first eight-level human tower or castell ever assembled on a rooftop in New York City. AFP PHOTO/TIMOTHY A. CLARY

  • A window cleaner works outside on the 23rd floor of a hotel in Ningbo. AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS

  • Emergency personnel look through the rubble after an Indonesian military aircraft crashed in Jakarta. AFP PHOTO/Ade Adeirawan

  • An Afghan couple walk in front of a brick factory in Surkh Rod district of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

  • The Syrian air force Russian-made MiG-21 plane that a pilot landed with in the King Hussein military base in Mafraq in northern Jordan. Jordan granted political asylum to the Syrian pilot hours after he landed his jet in the base. AFP PHOTO/HO/AMMON NEWS

  • A man playing an accordion beneath a costume of torn fabrics and a child leave the Stonehenge monument in southern England, during the summer solstice after 04:52 am. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

  • Members of the Free Syrian Army train on the outskirts of Idlib, Syria. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

  • An Egyptian boy throws sewage water in a bucket on his friend in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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