IN PICS: News of the world July 27

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A wildfire burns through a river canyon wall in Briceburg, California. The Telegraph fire has moved to the north side of the Merced River. Briceburg is just over 10 miles from the Yosemite National Park entrance. In the last few days more than 18,000 acres in the region have been charred while many homes in the town of Midpines have been evacuated. (Getty Images)
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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama greets attendees at the UNITY: Journalists of Color conference at McCormick Place convention centre in Chicago, Illinois. The event was Obama's first since returning from a week-long overseas trip. (Getty Images)
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A woman arrives to retrieve water at a well in Rangamati in the Chittagong Hill Tracks region of Bangladesh. The Chittagong Hill Tracks is a tribal area of Bangladesh and was the scene of a guerrilla war from 1973 to 1997 between the Bangladeshi Army and tribal groups. Tensions from that period still linger in the Hill Tracks with numerous military checkpoints and garrisons. 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)
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Forensic officers attend the scene of the shooting on Cable Street in London, England. A police investigation is underway into the shooting in the early hours of Sunday morning. A man in his early 20s suffered gun shot wounds and was found dead at the scene. (Getty Images)
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A Chinese family visits the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, as Beijing is shrouded with heavy smog. Pollution levels in Beijing have hit the top of the scale, just days before the Olympics. (Getty Images)
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People enjoy the weather on the beach at Harlyn Bay near Padstow, South Western England. David Cameron, leader of the opposition, whose Conservative Party is currently enjoying a huge lead in the polls, is on holiday in the area with his family. The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has chosen to take his annual holiday in Southwold, Suffolk. (Getty Images)