In Pics: What happened across the world on June 13

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Bangalore, June 13: Protests erupted in Brazil hours before the FIFA World Cup could kick off. Anti-World Cup demonstrators chanted slogans, during a protest demanding better public services and protesting the money spent on the World Cup soccer tournament, in downtown Rio de Janeiro just hours before the first World Cup match was to be played in Sao Paulo.

Meanwhile, Germany's Dustin Brown defeated Spain's Rafael Nadal during the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, Germany. Brown won the match with 6-4 and 6-1.

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

Brazil welcomes FIFA World Cup amid protests

Demonstrators push over a police car during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Living dangerously on a cliff

A luxury house teeters on a cliff about 75 feet above Lake Whitney in Whitney, Texas. The owner of a vacant luxury house teetering on a crumbling 75-foot cliff over a Central Texas lake has decided to burn the house and clear the lot of the debris.

Protests in Brazil

Anti-World Cup demonstrators, one wearing a mask depicting President Dilma Rousseff, chant slogans, during a protest demanding better public services and protesting the money spent on the World Cup soccer tournament, in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Brown defeats Nadal

Germany's Dustin Brown celebrates his victory against Spain's Rafael Nadal during the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, Germany.

Celebrate in style

Valerie Biles is dressed in costume trying to be selected as Ms. Bonnaroo at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester.

A high-speed ferry heading to Macau crashes into a breakwater

A high-speed ferry heading to Macau crashes into a breakwater in Macau's harbor Friday, June 13, 2014 in Macau. The hydrofoil was carrying 220 passengers and 13 crew when it hit the seawall, leaving 58 people with minor injuries after departing nearby Hong Kong about an hour earlier, the ferry's operator, Shun Tak Holdings Ltd., said in a brief statement.

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