In Pics: What happened across the world on July 16

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Bangalore, July 16: Afghanistan witnessed a suicide bomb attack today in the Urgun area of Paktika province.The attack killed at least 89 people in the deadliest insurgent attack on civilians since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion.

Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama spoke about economy at Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center.Obama envisions a time when cars will be able to talk with other cars or with America's roads. He says such technology could prevent crashes, cut down on traffic and save gasoline.

In other news, Paris celebrated Bastille Day with fireworks.

OneIndia News brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Suicide attack in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's security forces and civilians walk at the site of a suicide attack in the Urgun area of Paktika province, Afghanistan. The attack near a busy market and a mosque killed at least 89 people.

Ship carrying heroin detained

A detained ship, MV Bushehr Amin Darya, at the port of Mombasa on which polythene bags containing 341.7kg of heroine worth Ksh1.083 billion ( about $21 million), which was discovered.

Obama tries his hand at driving

President Barack Obama smiles as he tries out a driving simulation during a tour of the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, before speaking about the economy.

22-year-old wons Miss Korea contest

Kim Seo-yeon, 22-year-old college student, poses after winning the 2014 Miss Korea Contest in Seoul, South Korea. Kim will represent South Korea for this year's Miss Universe beauty pageant.

Paris celebrates Bastille Day

Fireworks explode around the Eiffel Tower during the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris, capital of France.

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