In Pics: What happened across the world on June 12

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Bangalore, June 12: Seven Bangladeshi crew members returned home on Thursday after they were held captive for nearly three and a half years by Somali pirates.

Meanwhile, a suicide bomber set off his explosive belt in Baghdad's Sadr city inside a tent where tribesmen were meeting to solve a tribal dispute, killing and wounding scores of people, authorities said.

FIFA World Cup kicks off today as Brazil is set to play against Croatia.

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

Bangladeshi sailors return home

Seven Bangladeshi crew members returned home on Thursday after they were held captive for nearly three and a half years by Somali pirates.

Cleaning up the debris

People clean up in the aftermath of a suicide bomb attack in Baghdad's Sadr City, Iraq.

Iraqi refugees arrive at Khazir refugee camp

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the al-Qaida breakaway group, on Monday and Tuesday took over much of Mosul in Iraq and then swept into the city of Tikrit further south.

Give me a high five!

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton laughs with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel after he missed her hand during a high-five attempt in Chicago, during an event promote her new book.

Portugese players receive a warm welcome

Portugal's national soccer team players are welcomed as they arrive at the Viracopos airport, in Campinas, Brazil. Portugal will play in group G of Brazil's 2014 soccer World Cup.

Messi greeted by fan

Argentina's Lionel Messi shakes the hands of a fan who invaded the pitch and who resembles Brazilian soccer player Ronaldinho at the end of a training session at Independencia Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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