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HONG KONG: This picture shows the skyline of Hong Kong. Hong Kong marks the 15th anniversary of its handover to China on July 1, but protests targeting visiting Chinese President Hu Jintao will highlight growing misgivings over life under mainland rule.   HONG KONG: This picture shows the skyline of Hong Kong. Hong Kong marks the 15th anniversary of its handover to China on July 1, 2012, but protests targeting visiting Chinese President Hu Jintao will highlight growing misgivings over life under mainland rule. -AFP ...

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SVETI ROK: Firefighters arrive at a Czech bus crash site near a tunnel in Sveti Rok, some 230 km south of Zagreb, on June 23, 2012. A Czech bus carrying about 50 passengers crashed near a tunnel on June 23, on the road to the Adriatic city of Split, killi   SVETI ROK: Firefighters arrive at a Czech bus crash site near a tunnel in Sveti Rok, some 230 km south of Zagreb, on June 23, 2012. A Czech bus carrying about 50 passengers crashed near a tunnel on June 23, on the road to the Adriatic city of Split, killing seven people and injuring at least 44, the national rescue services said. -AFP ...

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KATHMANDU: Weaver birds flutter near their nests hanging from a tree in Kathmandu on June 21, 2012. Weavers, small passerine birds related to finches, are one of some 868 species of birds found in Nepal. The country   KATHMANDU: Weaver birds flutter near their nests hanging from a tree in Kathmandu on June 21, 2012. Weavers, small passerine birds related to finches, are one of some 868 species of birds found in Nepal. The country's diverse topography and climate is home to more than ten percent of the world's bird species. -AFP ...

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CODFISH ISLAND: A rare green kakapo parrot on Codfish Island, off the South Island, an offshore sanctuary where the flightless birds have been bred since 1990. Flightless, slow-moving and at times more sexually attracted to humans than their own species,   CODFISH ISLAND: A rare green kakapo parrot on Codfish Island, off the South Island, an offshore sanctuary where the flightless birds have been bred since 1990. Flightless, slow-moving and at times more sexually attracted to humans than their own species, it's small wonder New Zealand's kakapo parrot is on the verge of extinction. -AFP ...