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President Gitanas Nauseda, Commander-in-Chief of the Lithuanian Armed Forces, inspects troops at Cathedral Square in Vilnius as part of his inauguration celebrations. The inauguration ceremony of Gitanas Nauseda, who was elected for a second presidential term, took place a few hours earlier in the Lithuanian parliament.President Gitanas Nauseda, Commander-in-Chief of the Lithuanian Armed Forces, inspects troops at Cathedral Square in Vilnius as part of his inauguration celebrations. The inauguration ceremony of Gitanas Nauseda, who was elected for a second presidential term, took place a few hours earlier in the Lithuanian parliament.

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda inauguration celebrations in Vilnius

The inauguration of President Gitanas Nauseda, elected for a second term, took place in Vilnius.

Ukrainian soldiers from the evacuation team of 65th Separate Mechanized brigade drive in the evacuation buggy near an apartment building heavily damaged by the Russian shelling in Orikhiv. Ukrainian defenders use beach buggies, ATVs (All-terrain Vehicle) and electric bicycles at the front because these vehicles are quieter and harder to see and hear. This gives soldiers on the front line a better chance of avoiding Russian drones and surviving. These small vehicles were no substitute for traditional military vehicles. They lack the firepower and space to carry large numbers of people or cargo, and their lack of armour leaves everyone on board vulnerable. But these alternative means of transport fill a niche that soldiers on the front line say has become necessary.Ukrainian soldiers from the evacuation team of 65th Separate Mechanized brigade drive in the evacuation buggy near an apartment building heavily damaged by the Russian shelling in Orikhiv. Ukrainian defenders use beach buggies, ATVs (All-terrain Vehicle) and electric bicycles at the front because these vehicles are quieter and harder to see and hear. This gives soldiers on the front line a better chance of avoiding Russian drones and surviving. These small vehicles were no substitute for traditional military vehicles. They lack the firepower and space to carry large numbers of people or cargo, and their lack of armour leaves everyone on board vulnerable. But these alternative means of transport fill a niche that soldiers on the front line say has become necessary.

65th Separate Mechanized brigade in Orikhiv, Ukraine

Ukrainian defenders use beach buggies, ATVs (All-terrain Vehicle) and electric bicycles at the front because these vehicles are quieter and harder to see and hear. This gives soldiers on the front line a better chance of avoiding Russian drones and surviving. These small vehicles were no substitute for traditional military vehicles. They lack the firepower and space to carry large numbers of people or cargo, and their lack of armour leaves everyone on board vulnerable. But these alternative means of transport fill a niche that soldiers on the front line say has become necessary.

Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol.Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol.

Senate Caucus Leadership Press Conference in Washington, USA

Senate Caucus Leadership Press Conference in Washington, USA - 9 Jul 2024

Toys and flowers seen near a destroyed residential building as a result of Russian missile attacks.Toys and flowers seen near a destroyed residential building as a result of Russian missile attacks.

Consequences of the Russian missile attack in Kyiv - 11 July 2024

In Kyiv, they finished dismantling the rubble in the building destroyed by Russian missile fire on July 8, 2024. In total, 33 people died, 121 people were injured.

Volunteers seen handing out food supply to refugees in the Idomeni camp. - Over 10,000 refugees are still stuck in the Idomeni refugee camp at the border between Greece and Macadonia. Many had been staying in the camp for over a month as they hope that the border will be reopening again for them cross into western Europe.Volunteers seen handing out food supply to refugees in the Idomeni camp. - Over 10,000 refugees are still stuck in the Idomeni refugee camp at the border between Greece and Macadonia. Many had been staying in the camp for over a month as they hope that the border will be reopening again for them cross into western Europe.

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Israeli military vehicle seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.Israeli military vehicle seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Israeli military vehicle seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Israeli military vehicle seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.Israeli military vehicle seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Israeli military vehicle seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Israeli military vehicles seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.Israeli military vehicles seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Israeli military vehicles seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Israeli military vehicles seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.Israeli military vehicles seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Israeli military vehicles seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Israeli military vehicles seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.Israeli military vehicles seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Israeli military vehicles seen in the middle of the market in the city of Tulkarm during the raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Palestinian workers repair the damages caused by the Israeli forces near a bulldozer, after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.Palestinian workers repair the damages caused by the Israeli forces near a bulldozer, after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Palestinian workers repair the damages caused by the Israeli forces near a bulldozer, after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Palestinian workers repair the damages caused by the Israeli forces near a bulldozer, after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.Palestinian workers repair the damages caused by the Israeli forces near a bulldozer, after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Palestinian workers repair the damages caused by the Israeli forces near a bulldozer, after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

A Palestinian seen near a damaged building after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.A Palestinian seen near a damaged building after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

A Palestinian seen near a damaged building after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

A Palestinian worker seen in a hole to repair the damages caused by the Israeli forces after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.A Palestinian worker seen in a hole to repair the damages caused by the Israeli forces after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

A Palestinian worker seen in a hole to repair the damages caused by the Israeli forces after an Israeli raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Palestinians kids seen walking next to damaged houses after the Israeli forces raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.Palestinians kids seen walking next to damaged houses after the Israeli forces raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Palestinians kids seen walking next to damaged houses after the Israeli forces raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Palestinians kids seen around the damaged house after the Israeli forces raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.Palestinians kids seen around the damaged house after the Israeli forces raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Palestinians kids seen around the damaged house after the Israeli forces raid to assassinate Palestinians in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank.

Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm brigade seen carrying their weapons during the funeral of one of their members. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

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Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death) Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death) Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death) Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death) Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death) Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death)
Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death) Palestinian gunmen from the Tulkarm Brigade carry the body of one of their members during his funeral ceremony. Funeral ceremony of one of Tulkarm brigade members who was killed by Israeli forces. Numerous raids by Israeli forces have been taking place in the cities of the West Bank, most of them in Jenin and Tulkarm, leaving infrastructure destroyed and many dead.