Gallery Back Save Best of the world - July 6th, 2012 facebook SHARE twitter TWEET email google-plus linkedin reddit More The best pictures from the international wire services as chosen by the Picture Editors at the Sydney Morning Herald. Follow us at http:twitter.com/photosSMH. Previous slide Next slide A worker pauses for a photograph while laboring on a vessel at the Tsuneishi Holdings Inc. shipyard in Cebu, the Philippines. Photo: Bloomberg/Veejay Villafranca A Karoo-based KAT-7 radio telescope array are pictured at sunset at The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in Karoo near Carnavon in South Africa's remote Northern Cape. Photo: AFP/Alexander Joe (From L) France's David Moncoutie, Japan's Yukiya Arashiro, and France's Anthony Delaplace ride in a breakaway in the 214,5 km fourth stage of the 2012 Tour de France. Photo: AFP/Lionel Bonaventure Vladimir Lenin, founder of the Soviet Union, embalmed in his tomb on Moscow's Red Square. Two decades after the Soviet Union collapsed, a visit to its founder is more about creepy kitsch than political pilgrimage. Photo: AP/Sergei Karpukhin Protesters spray champagne as they demonstrate against what they describe as a 'close relationship between bankers and politicians' outside Portculis House in London. Photo: AFP/Carl Court A model presents a creation by French designer Frank Sorbier during Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2012-2013 collections shows in Paris. Photo: AFP/Francois Guillot Indy De Vroome serving during her Girls singles second round match against Belinda Bencic at the 2012 Wimbledon Championships in London. Photo: AFP/Glyn Kirk German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands as she is greeted by the Italian Prime Minister prior to their meeting at Villa Madama in Rome. Photo: AFP/Gabriel Bouys Performers of the British group Lords of Lightning entertain the audience at the Rock for People music festival held in Hradec Kralove, east of Prague, Czech Republic. Photo: AP/Alexandra Mlejnkova A girl is measured at a field hospital for malnourished children at the Yida refugee camp along the border with North Sudan. Photo: Getty Images/Paula Bronstein A model presents a creation of designer Schumacher at the Fashion Week for spring summer 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Photo: AP/Markus Schreiber An elderly man shouts slogans in front of riot police during an opposition rally in Kiev. Photo: AFP/Sergei Supinsky A girl looks at animal rights protesters as they lay covered in fake blood during a demonstration a day before the famous running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Photo: Reuters/Susana Vera Queen Elizabeth II is accompanied by Prince Philip, Princess Anne and Prince William as they attend the Thistle Service at St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland. Photo: AP/Andrew Milligan A young Israeli Arab boxer cries after he lost a fight during the Israel's National Youth Boxing Championship at the Arab village of Arabe in northern Israel. Photo: AP/Oded Balilty A Cambodian man drives his motorcycle under cloudy weather at Tbeng village, Kampong Thom province, about 180 kilometers north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: AP/Heng Sinith of More Galleries Previous Next World of Photos - October 21, 2016 World of Photos - October 20, 2016 Battle for Mosul discovers Islamic State rabbit warren World of Photos - October 19, 2016 World of Photos - October 18, 2016 World of Photos - October 17, 2016 The death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej Philippines addicts offered ten steps to amnesty, but is this really rehab?