In Pics: What happened across the world on June 21

Bangalore, June 21: Afghanistan witnessed a suicide bomb attack in Kabul on Saturday. The bombing, aimed at a senior government official killed one civilian and wounded three others but did not harm its apparent target, Afghan security officials said.

Meanwhile, Sunni militants seized an Iraqi crossing on the border with Syria after a daylong battle in which they killed some 30 Iraqi troops, security officials said on Saturday.

In other news, President Barack Obama met New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key at White House in Washington.

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

Barack Obama meets John Kay

President Barack Obama meets with New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Volunteers calls for peace

Volunteers in the newly formed "Peace Brigades" participate in a parade near the Imam Ali shrine in the southern holy Shiite city of Najaf, Iraq after calls by the radical Shiite cleric Muqtatda al-Sadr to form brigades to protect Shiite holy shrines against possible attacks by Sunni militants.

Children bear the brunt of the war

Iraqi refugees children pose, at the Khazir refugee camp outside Irbil north Iraq. For the first time since World War II, the number of people forced from their homes worldwide has surged past 50 million, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.

Suicide bomb attack in Kabul

Afghanistan's security forces inspect the site of a suicide car bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan.

On top of the world

A fan crowd surfs as Vic Mensa performs during the Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands in Dover. Organizers of the Firefly Music Festival are expecting 80,000 people to attend this year's event, more than double the attendance at the inaugural festival three years ago.

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