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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Military plane crashes in Indonesia

A military transport plane with more than 100 people on board crashed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia.

European heatwave

A widespread heatwave hits much of France, Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands and western Germany.

Destination North Korea

Designer shirts, duty free watches, cosmetics, and chocolate fondue await visitors to Pyongyang's new airport terminal.

Welcome to the White House

The White House lifted a 40-year-old ban on taking photos during public tours of the executive mansion.

Oregon goes to pot

Crowds counted down the minutes to midnight then lit up joints as smoking marijuana became legal in Oregon.

When lightning strikes

Dramatic images of electrical storms.

Camping out at the White House

Girl Scouts spend an evening around the campfire with the president and first lady.

Greece defaults

The International Monetary Fund confirmed Greece had not made its 1.5 billion euro ($1.7 billion) loan repayment, making it the first advanced economy to ever be in arrears to the Fund.

U.S. defeats Germany

U.S. women's World Cup team defeats Germany to advance to finals.

Sleepy Hollow wildfire

The Sleepy Hollow fire has scorched an estimated 3,000 acres of rolling grasslands and brush in and around the town of Wenatchee, about 120 miles east of Seattle.

REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Tales from Glastonbury 1989

Back when Reuters photographer Dylan Martinez was still a teenager, more than half a lifetime ago, he and a group of friends made a last-minute decision to head to the Glastonbury festival.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Erik De Castro

High stakes in Manila

Men and women, rich and poor, betting on anything from cockfighting to the Basque hard-rubber ball game of jai-alai, basketball to spider races in the Philippines.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Migrants' cherished belongings

Reuters photographers from Mexico to Serbia portray migrants on the move and their cherished possessions.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Winter freeze, summer solstice

A few months after record snowstorms in Boston, Brian Snyder revisited the places he photographed last winter and shot pictures at exactly the same locations.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Egyptian quarrymen

In the limestone quarries south of Cairo, labourers in sandals and makeshift masks use unsheathed rotor blades to gouge the white, fossil-rich rock into house bricks.   Full Coverage