In Pics: What happened across the world on June 23

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Bangalore, June 23: Sunni militants in Iraq on Sunday captured two border crossings, one along the frontier with Jordan and the other with Syria, security and military officials said, as they pressed on with their offensive in one of Iraq's most restive regions.

Meanwhile, Michael Phelps finished in third place in the 200-meter individual medley final during the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swim meet in Santa Clara, California.

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

Hand in hand as a family

President Barack Obama with first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Malia and Sasha walk from the White House in Washington to attend a church service.

Sunni militants continue to move in Iraq

Sheik Raad al-Sakhri, head of the Shiite Khazaal al-Tamimi mosque, walks in front of Iraqi armed Shiite militiamen during a parade in the northern oil rich province of Kirkuk, Iraq.

Sunni militants capture two border crossings

A fighter with the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) distributes a copy of the Quran, Islam's holy book, to a driver in central northern city of Mosul.

Phelps spells magic

Michael Phelps swims in the 200-meter individual medley final during the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swim meet in Santa Clara, California. Michael Phelps finished in third place.

Wie poses with her trophy

Michelle Wie poses with the trophy after winning the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C.

Indian born rhino in Okhlahoma City

A newborn Indian rhinoceros stands with his mother, Niki as she grazes at the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City. The male calf is the fourth Indian rhino born at the Zoo since the Zoo added the species in 1981, but the first offspring for seven-year-old Niki.

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