Bangalore, June 10: As the day draws close for the first game of the FIFA World Cup, Brazil is gearing up to host the mega sporting event. Players from across the world were seen arriving in Brazil, while many who were already there made the most of their time to practise.
Meanwhile, Chinese naval squadron has left port to take part for the first time in the world's largest naval exercises hosted by the U.S. in waters near Hawaii, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.
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Well wishers pray for deceased policemen
Cheri Rasmussen prays with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Roxanne McDaris after a vigil near CiCi's Pizza in Las Vegas. The vigil was held to honor two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers and a bystander who were killed on Sunday.
Standing by missile destroyer Haikou
Chinese naval soldiers stand on China's missile destroyer Haikou at a naval port in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province. The Chinese naval squadron has left port to take part for the first time in the world's largest naval exercises hosted by the U.S. in waters near Hawaii.
Cheering for FIFA World Cup
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon poses for a picture with permanent representatives wearing their countries' soccer jerseys and youth soccer players at UN headquarters in New York.
Sharing some business scoop
Paul Desmarais Jr, Chairman and co-CEO of Power Corporation, talks with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund at the 20th Conference of Montreal.
Dancing to her tunes
German national soccer player Bastian Schweinsteiger and teammates dance with a group of Brazilian Indians who came to watch their training session, near Porto Seguro, Brazil.
Leaders take a break
British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte take a boat ride with Reinfeldt handling the oars in a lake at Reinfeldt's summer residence Harpsund, South-west of Stockholm, Sweden.
And the star arrives
Argentina's Lionel Messi arrives at the Tancredo Neves International Airport in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.