In Pics: What happened across the world on June 26

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Bangalore, June 26: A bomb exploded in a crowded shopping centre in Nigeria's capital Abuja on Wednesday, killing at least 21 people in a city already gripped by fear after a series of deadly attacks by Boko Haram Islamists, police and the government said.

The blast shook the Emab Plaza, not far from the country's parliament, at 1930 IST, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said, as shoppers were buying groceries ahead of the country's World Cup match against Argentina, which kicked-off an hour later.

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

Actor guilty of receiving money in kickbacks

Philippine Senator Ramon Revilla Jr., a popular actor accused of receiving money in kickbacks, waves to reporters after attending his arraignment at the Sandiganbayan anti-graft court in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines.

Bomb explosion in Abuja

Rescue services work at the scene of an explosion at a shopping mall in Abuja, Nigeria. An explosion rocked a shopping mall in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, on Wednesday.

Joe Kovacs wins

Joe Kovacs completes his throw in the Men's Shot Put in USA Track and Field Championships held at the state Capitol in Sacramento California.

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Sania Mizra of India and playing partner Carla Black of Zimbabwe talk tactics as they play against Martina Hingis of Switzerland, and Vera Zonareva of Russia during the women's doubles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

Iraq in midst of war

An Iraqi volunteer force chant slogans against the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant during training in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq.

Suicide bomber blows himself

Army and plainclothes policemen take their positions outside the Duroy hotel where a suicide bomber blew himself up in his room, in Beirut, Lebanon as Lebanese security forces raided the premises.

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