Outstanding News in Picture: June 20, 2011

The day June 20, 2011 is flooded with breaking news and events all around the world. Terrible flood in China, the Miss USA 2011, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series and the victory moment of golfer Rory McIlroy are shown off in this selection of best image from around the world.

The Miss USA 2011 taking place at Planet Hollywood Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada has drawn the attention of US residents in particular and the whole world in general. In the final ceremony, the 21-year-old Miss California Alyssa Campanello edged out 50 other contestants to emerge winner. Miss USA 2011 said that her favorite monarch is Mary, Queen of Scots.

America: Miss California Alyssa Campanello looks so happy when she is announced to be the winner of the Miss USA Pageant

China: Employees at the Yingli Green Energy Holding Co factory learn martial art during the physical training

Philippines: Philippine honor guards hold a national flag to celebrate 150th anniversary of national hero Jose Rizal’s birthday

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: These are pictures of seven members of the Baha’i religion displayed on Copacabana beach. The Baha’i community is asking the Iranian authorities to release them

Zhejiang province, China: People are making their way through the flood water

La Rochelle, France: Artem Silchenko of Russia performs a jump from 27.5 metre platform during the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

Pamplona, Spain: Spanish people protest against the crisis on politics and finance in this country

Gaza City, Palestine: Local women are seen during the protest against France’s ban on full face veils

Burqa Ban: Muslim full-face cover now crime in France

Mumbai, India: This man is listening to the fortune telling machine as people rush to see the ran aground cargo ship due to low tie

Afghanistan: An Afghan refugee boy is washing his face in a slum area on Islamabad, Pakistan. The picture is taken on World Refugee Day

Argentina: A humming bird stands on a tree brand covered by volcanic ash

Northern Ireland: Cupcakes with image of golfer Rory McIlroy winning the US Open Golf Championship are put on sale in a bakery shop in Holywood.

Budapest, Hungary: A border collie is seen during the Skyhoundz Disc Dog European Championship competition.

Acre, Israel: An Arab boy takes a jump from ancient wall into the Mediterranean.


Miss USA 2011 – Alyssa Campanella – Performance and Crowning


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