World news in pictures (June 20)

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First lady Michelle Obama hugs graduate Faith Ajayi after she was presented with a Student Achievement Award during the DC College Access Program Class of 2014 graduation in Washington
Bangalore, June 20: Here are a few interesting pictures from across the world.

The first picture is of Shah Bibi Tarakhail, who lost her right arm and right eye when she picked up a grenade following a firefight between U.S. and Taliban forces in her village near the Pakistan border.

Also, there are pictures of popular actor Jim Parsons accepting the award for best actor in a comedy series for “The Big Bang Theory” at the Critics' Choice Television Awards

This is a picture of First lady Michelle Obama hugging graduate Faith Ajayi after she was presented with a Student Achievement Award during the DC College Access Program Class of 2014 graduation in Washington.

See the pictures below

Smile returns

Shah Bibi Tarakhail, a six-year-old Afghan girl whose love of painting won the hearts of U.S. doctors who fitted her with a prosthetic, is tickled by her host mother, Ann Drummond, at Shriners Hospital for Children on Thursday, June 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. Shah Bibi Tarakhail, who lost her right arm and right eye when she picked up a grenade following a firefight between U.S. and Taliban forces in her village near the Pakistan border, returned to the United States on Thursday, after the group that sponsored her first visit said it learned her newfound celebrity made her a subject of death threats at home.

Student achiever

First lady Michelle Obama hugs graduate Faith Ajayi after she was presented with a Student Achievement Award during the DC College Access Program Class of 2014 graduation in Washington, Thursday, June 19, 2014. Obama delivered a message to the graduates. The DC College Access Program, founded in 1999, is a privately funded non-profit which encourages and enables DC high school students to prepare and enroll in college.

Bazinga !

Jim Parsons accepts the award for best actor in a comedy series for The Big Bang Theory at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

Nature's fury

Cars pile up in the flooded area of the Black sea town of Varna, Bulgaria, Thursday, June 19, 2014. Two people and a child are reported dead and four more are missing. Torrential rain caused severe flooding in Bulgaria, sweeping away cars, reducing scores of homes to rubble, the country's civil defense authority said.

 

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