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IN PICS: News of the world July 22

IN PICS: News of the world July 22
Supporters of Radovan Karadzic clash with police during a protest in Belgrade. One of the world's most wanted men, he was practicing medicine and living in Belgrade when he was arrested on genocide charges. The worst crimes on Karadzic's indictment for genocide and crimes against humanity are the 43-month siege of the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, in which more than 10,000 civilians were killed, and the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world July 22
Oil rigs extract crude for Chevron at sunrise in Taft, California. Hemmed in by the richest oil fields in California, the oil town of 6,700 with a stagnant economy and little room to expand has hatched an ambitious plan to annex vast expanses of land reaching eastward to Interstate 5, 18 miles away, and taking over various poor unincorporated communities to triple its population to around 20,000. With the price as light sweet crude at record high prices, Chevron and other companies are scrambling to drill new wells and reopen old wells once considered unprofitable. In an earlier oil boom era, Taft was the site of the 1910 Lakeside Gusher, the biggest oil gusher ever seen in the US, which sent 100,000 barrels a day into a lake of crude. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world July 22
A wounded man is evacuated at the site of a bulldozer attack on King David Street in Jerusalem, Israel. The bulldozer driver was shot dead by an Israeli after he attacked two cars with the vehicle, injuring as many as seven people, police said. The incident appeared to be a copycat of the one on July 2, when a Palestinian in Jerusalem killed three people and wounded 30 others when he rammed a bulldozer into a bus and cars on a busy street before being shot dead. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world July 22
The new Vauxhall Insignia is displayed at the British International Motor Show in London, England. The 2008 British International Motor Show will run until August 3. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world July 22
Chris Sangster, chief executive of Scotgold, inspects the Tyndrum gold mine in Scotland, UK. The company is awaiting planning permission to start extracting an estimated 70 million GBP worth of gold from the hills. With the current weakness in the economy, combined with fears of inflation pushing the price of gold to record heights, it makes potential mining in Scotland economically viable. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world July 22
A young girl waits in a train carriage at the Kamalapur Railway Station, the largest in the country, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. As the Bangladeshi government raised fuel prices by up to 67 percent earlier this month, some public transportation has become too expensive for the working class and poor. Train travel prices, by contrast, have stayed low allowing most of the country to utilise the service. According to a recent World Bank study, Bangladesh is among at least 33 countries that are at risk of serious political unrest if food and fuel prices keep rising. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world July 22
A youth cools off in an ornamental fountain in Millennium Square in Middlesbrough, England. Weather forecasters have predicted a mini heatwave for much of Britain over the next three days. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world July 22
A Japanese woman in a wizard costume poses with a copy of the Japanese version of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' at Maruzen Bookstore in Tokyo, Japan. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world July 22
Members of the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company perform in a dress rehearsal of Spartacus in London, England. Costing over 1 million pounds, choreographed by George Kovtun with music by Aram Khachaturian, this production of Spartacus has over 200 artists on stage. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world July 22
Jalapeno peppers are offered for sale at a produce store in Chicago, Illinois. Mexican-grown Jalapeno peppers are now suspected to be responsible for a nationwide salmonella outbreak once thought to be caused from tomatoes that has sickened thousands and killed two people since April. (Getty Images)