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Pictures of the Month

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August 2011
August 2011
LIBYA
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August 22, 2011
Libyan rebels celebrate at Bab Al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli August 23, 2011. Joyful Libyan rebels overran...
Tripoli, Libya
Libyan rebels celebrate at Bab Al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli
Libyan rebels celebrate at Bab Al-Aziziya compound in Tripoli August 23, 2011. Joyful Libyan rebels overran Muammar Gaddafi's Tripoli bastion on Tuesday, seizing weapons and loot and destroying symbols of a 42-year dictatorship they declared was now over as they set about hunting down the fallen ruler and his sons. REUTERS/Louafi Larbi (LIBYA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PAKISTAN/
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August 22, 2011
Eight-year-old Sumayya, whose uncle, Imran Ali, was injured in a shootout by unidentified gunmen, looks...
Karachi, Pakistan
A girl whose uncle was injured in a shootout by unidentified gunmen, looks at him as he is brought to...
Eight-year-old Sumayya, whose uncle, Imran Ali, was injured in a shootout by unidentified gunmen, looks at him as he is brought to a hospital for treatment in Karachi August 23, 2011. Karachi faced a complete shutdown on Tuesday after the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) announced that a day of mourning would be observed against the ongoing wave of violence that has claimed nearly 100 lives in less than a week, local media reported. REUTERS/Athar Hussain (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHILE-POLITICS/STRIKE
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August 25, 2011
A demonstrator runs away from tear gas during a 48-hour national strike at Santiago August 25, 2011....
Santiago, Chile
A demonstrator runs away from tear gas during a 48-hour national strike at Santiago
A demonstrator runs away from tear gas during a 48-hour national strike at Santiago August 25, 2011. Protesters battled police in Chile's capital on Thursday, the second day of a two-day strike against unpopular President Sebastian Pinera that was marked by sporadic looting but had no impact on the vital mining sector. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Caballero (CHILE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
IMF-STRAUSSKAHN/
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August 25, 2011
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair walk to catch a cab in New York August...
New York, UNITED STATES
Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair walk to catch a cab in New York
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair walk to catch a cab in New York August 25, 2011. A New York judge dropped all criminal sexual assault charges against Strauss-Kahn on Tuesday after prosecutors lost faith in the credibility of his accuser. REUTERS/Allison Joyce (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CRIME LAW IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ATHLETICS-WORLD/
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August 27, 2011
Roman Sebrle of the Czech Republic celebrates after a successful jump during the pole vault event of...
Daegu, South Korea
Sebrle of the Czech Republic celebrates after a successful jump during the pole vault event of the decathlon...
Roman Sebrle of the Czech Republic celebrates after a successful jump during the pole vault event of the decathlon at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Phil Noble (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
ATHLETICS-WORLD/
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August 28, 2011
Koji Murofushi (R) of Japan embraces his coach after winning the gold medal during the men's hammer throw...
Daegu, South Korea
Murofushi of Japan embraces his coach after winning the gold medal during the men's hammer throw final...
Koji Murofushi (R) of Japan embraces his coach after winning the gold medal during the men's hammer throw final at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, August 29, 2011. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS)
LIBYA/
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August 21, 2011
A man waves the Libyan rebel flag during a celebration in the town of Maia after fighters pushed pro-Gaddafi...
MIAI, Libya
A man waves the Libyan rebel flag during a celebration in ithe town of Maia after fighters pushed to...
A man waves the Libyan rebel flag during a celebration in the town of Maia after fighters pushed pro-Gaddafi government forces back to within 25 kms (15 miles) of Tripoli, August 21, 2011. REUTERS/Bob Strong (LIBYA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS MILITARY CONFLICT)
CHILE/
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August 08, 2011
A student shows wounds after being fired upon by riot police during an anti-government rally to demand...
Valparaiso, Chile
A student shows wounds after being fired upon by riot police during an anti-government rally to demand...
A student shows wounds after being fired upon by riot police during an anti-government rally to demand changes in the public state education system in Valparaiso city, about 121km (75 miles) northwest of Santiago, August 9, 2011. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez (CHILE - - Tags: EDUCATION CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
NORTH KOREA/
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August 29, 2011
Girls sit backstage before their performance at a local school in Rason city, northeast of Pyongyang,...
RASON, North Korea
Girls sit backstage before their performance at a local school in Rason city
Girls sit backstage before their performance at a local school in Rason city, northeast of Pyongyang, August 29, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (NORTH KOREA - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ATHLETICS-WORLD
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August 27, 2011
Usain Bolt of Jamaica walks without his shirt after being disqualified for a false start during the men's...
Daegu, South Korea
Usain Bolt of Jamaica walks without his shirt after being disqualified for a false start during the men's...
Usain Bolt of Jamaica walks without his shirt after being disqualified for a false start during the men's 100 metres final at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu August 28, 2011. REUTERS/Phil Noble (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
LIBYA/
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August 26, 2011
A Libyan rebel stands guard near the entrance of Ras Lanuf August 27, 2011. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori (LIBYA...
Ras Lanuf, Libya
A Libyan rebel stands guard near the entrance of Ras Lanuf
A Libyan rebel stands guard near the entrance of Ras Lanuf August 27, 2011. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY CONFLICT)
NEPAL
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August 21, 2011
A girl holds a peacock feather during the Krishna Janmashtami festival in Lalitpur near Kathmandu August...
LALITPUR, Nepal
A girl holds a peacock feather during the Krishna Janmashtami festival in Lalitpur near Kathmandu
A girl holds a peacock feather during the Krishna Janmashtami festival in Lalitpur near Kathmandu August 21, 2011. Krishna Janmashtami marks the birth of Hindu god Krishna. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
POPE-SPAIN/
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August 19, 2011
Catholic nuns get sprayed with water as they wait for the start of a Vigil with the Pope at Madrid's...
Madrid, Spain
Catholic nuns get sprayed with water as they wait for the start of a Vigil with the Pope at Madrid's...
Catholic nuns get sprayed with water as they wait for the start of a Vigil with the Pope at Madrid's Cuatro Vientos aerodrome as part of World Youth Day festivities August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/VIOLENCE
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August 23, 2011
Relatives of Palestinian militant Ismail Al-Asmar mourn during his funeral in Rafah in the southern Gaza...
Rafah, Palestinian Territories
Relatives of Palestinian militant mourn during his funeral in Rafah in Gaza Strip
Relatives of Palestinian militant Ismail Al-Asmar mourn during his funeral in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip August 24, 2011. Israeli air strikes killed Al-Asmar, the local commander of the Islamic Jihad militant group in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday and wounded two militants who launched rockets at Israel, despite a two-day-old truce, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa (GAZA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
PORTUGAL/
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August 24, 2011
A fisherman cleans a fish before throwing it to the seagulls at the Caparica coast in central Portugal...
Caparica, Portugal
A fisherman cleans a fish before throwing it to the seagulls at the Caparica coast in central Portugal...
A fisherman cleans a fish before throwing it to the seagulls at the Caparica coast in central Portugal August 23, 2011. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante (PORTUGAL - Tags: SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN/
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August 24, 2011
Three captured Taliban insurgents are presented to the media in Ghazni province August 25, 2011. REUTERS/Mustafa...
Ghazni, Afghanistan
Three captured Taliban insurgents are presented to the media in Ghazni province
Three captured Taliban insurgents are presented to the media in Ghazni province August 25, 2011. REUTERS/Mustafa Andaleb (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
KENYA/
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August 26, 2011
Two boys carry a bucket of water in the sprawling Kibera slum, one of the largest and poorest slums in...
Nairobi, Kenya
Two boys carry a bucket of water in the sprawling Kibera slum in Nairobi
Two boys carry a bucket of water in the sprawling Kibera slum, one of the largest and poorest slums in Africa and home to about 1 million people, in Kenya's capital Nairobi August 26, 2011. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY)
PALESTINIAN-ISRAEL/
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August 25, 2011
A Palestinian boy looks at an Israeli soldier during a protest at Israel's Qalandiya checkpoint outside...
Qalandiya, Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian boy looks at an Israeli soldier during a protest at Israel's Qalandiya checkpoint outside...
A Palestinian boy looks at an Israeli soldier during a protest at Israel's Qalandiya checkpoint outside the West Bank city of Ramallah August 26, 2011. Foreign and Palestinian demonstrators protested against Israel's occupation of the West Bank and it's restrictions which deny entry to some Palestinians wanting to enter Jerusalem from the West Bank. Clashes occurred when Palestinian youths threw stones towards the Israeli officers who fired tear gas to disperse them. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
LIBYA/
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August 21, 2011
Libyan rebel fighters celebrate as they drive through Tripoli's Qarqarsh district August 22, 2011. Libyan...
Tripoli, Libya
Libyan rebel fighters celebrate as they drive through Tripoli's Qarqarsh district
Libyan rebel fighters celebrate as they drive through Tripoli's Qarqarsh district August 22, 2011. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Khamis is leading a military force towards central Tripoli, Al Arabiya TV said on Tuesday, citing rebel sources. REUTERS/Bob Strong (LIBYA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST)
CHINA/
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August 29, 2011
An assistant working for Zhang Wuyi a local farmer who is interested in scientific inventions, looks...
Wuhan, China
An assistant working for Zhang looks into Zhang's home-made miniature submarine "Shuguang Hao" at Moshui...
An assistant working for Zhang Wuyi a local farmer who is interested in scientific inventions, looks into
Zhang's home-made miniature submarine "Shuguang Hao" before Zhang operates a safety test on it at Moshui Lake in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei province August 29, 2011. Zhang has successfully tested his home-made miniature submarine "Shuguang Hao", which is 3.6 m (12 feet) long, 1.8 m (6 feet) high, has a maximum diving depth of 20 m (65 feet), can travel at a speed of 20 km per hour for 10 hours underwater and is shaped as a dolphin. "I hope to sell my submarine as a civil product at the price of about 100,000 yuan ($15,670) after safety tests, and a merchant has decided to order one in this month", Zhang said. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)
LIBYA/SIRTE
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August 29, 2011
A rebel fighter drives his vehicle as he patrols with other rebels in the town of Abu Grein, some 128...
ABU GREIN, Libya
A rebel fighter drives his vehicle as he patrols with other rebels in the town of Abu Grein
A rebel fighter drives his vehicle as he patrols with other rebels in the town of Abu Grein, some 128 km (80 miles) west of Sirte, Muammar Gaddafi's last remaining stronghold, August 29, 2011. Forces loyal to Gaddafi in his hometown of Sirte are urging people to fight or be killed by bloodthirsty attackers, complicating efforts to arrange a peaceful surrender of the city, opponents of the Libyan leader said on Monday. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (LIBYA - Tags: CONFLICT POLITICS)
BRAZIL/
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August 22, 2011
A member of the Boi do Seu Teodoro musical group performs at their annual cultural festival in the city...
Brasilia, Brazil
A member of the Boi do Seu Teodoro musical group performs at their annual cultural festival in the city...
A member of the Boi do Seu Teodoro musical group performs at their annual cultural festival in the city of Sobradinho in Brasilia August 21, 2011. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
LIBYA/
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August 21, 2011
Libyan rebel fighters ride through the town of Maia celebrating after advancing to the outskirts of Tripoli,...
MIAI, Libya
Libyan rebel fighters ride through the town of Maia celebrating after advancing to the outskirts of Tripoli...
Libyan rebel fighters ride through the town of Maia celebrating after advancing to the outskirts of Tripoli, August 21, 2011. REUTERS/Bob Strong (LIBYA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS CONFLICT MILITARY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SOMALIA-FAMINE/
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July 31, 2011
A World Food Programme employee seen with cooking flour on his face works at a food distribution centre...
Dadaab, Kenya
A World Food Programme employee seen with cooking flour on his face works at a food distribution centre...
A World Food Programme employee seen with cooking flour on his face works at a food distribution centre at the Ifo refugee camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, August 1, 2011. The whole of drought- and conflict-wracked southern Somalia is heading into famine as the Horn of Africa food crisis deepens, the United Nations said. In a report for countries sending aid, the U.N.'s umbrella humanitarian agency OCHA said the "crisis in southern Somalia is expected to continue to worsen through 2011, with all areas of the south slipping into famine". REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: SOCIETY CIVIL UNREST DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
KASHMIR
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August 10, 2011
A primary school boy wades through the flooded lawns of his school after heavy rains at Bassi Kalan village...
BASSI KALAN, India
A primary school boy wades through the flooded lawns of his school after heavy rains at Bassi Kalan village...
A primary school boy wades through the flooded lawns of his school after heavy rains at Bassi Kalan village in the outskirts of Jammu August 10, 2011. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY EDUCATION)
BELARUS/
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August 14, 2011
A woman dressed in a period nurse uniform attends the reburial of Russian soldiers fallen in World War...
Minsk, Belarus
A woman dressed in a period nurse uniform attends the reburial of Russian soldiers fallen in World War...
A woman dressed in a period nurse uniform attends the reburial of Russian soldiers fallen in World War One at a ceremony in Minsk August 14, 2011. About 170 remains were interred on Sunday at the cemetery-memorial where 5,000 soldiers have already been reburied. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko(BELARUS - Tags: MILITARY SOCIETY)
COLOMBIA
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August 13, 2011
Dentists present the teeth of a horse after they were polished in Bogota August 12, 2011. Besides working...
Bogota, Colombia
Dentists present the teeth of a horse after they were polished in Bogota
Dentists present the teeth of a horse after they were polished in Bogota August 12, 2011. Besides working with human patients, some dentists in Colombia also provide offer dental services for horses used in equestrian competitions. Such treatments can include the creation of moulds and fixtures to help correct problems with tooth alignment and underbite. A horse typically undergoes treatment twice a month over a six-month period, with each session costing $170. REUTERS/John Vizcaino (COLOMBIA - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
LIBYA/
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August 12, 2011
Ayah Attieh, 5, who was injured in Majar, looks on during a government news conference attended by relatives...
Tripoli, Libya
Ayah Attieh looks on during a government news conference attended by relatives of those killed and injured...
Ayah Attieh, 5, who was injured in Majar, looks on during a government news conference attended by relatives of those killed and injured at the hotel where members of the International media are based, in Tripoli August 12, 2011. Libyan officials said dozens of civilians had been killed in a NATO strike on a cluster of farmhouses east of Tripoli, but the alliance said it hit a legitimate military target. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)
YEMEN/
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August 11, 2011
A young boy sits with posters of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh during Friday prayers ahead of...
Sanaa, Yemen
A young boy sits with posters of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh during Friday prayers ahead of...
A young boy sits with posters of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh during Friday prayers ahead of a rally to show support for Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen August 12, 2011. Saleh will return to his country from Saudi Arabia after a recovery period determined by his doctors, the state news agency said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh (YEMEN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
BRAZIL/
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August 14, 2011
Grooms arrive at the start of a mass wedding ceremony during the fifth edition of "The Greater Saint...
Brasilia, Brazil
Grooms arrive at the start of a mass wedding ceremony during the fifth edition of "The Greater Saint...
Grooms arrive at the start of a mass wedding ceremony during the fifth edition of "The Greater Saint John of the Cerrado" festival in Brasilia August 13, 2011. 100 couples took part in the ceremony, known as "Collective Marriage" funded by authorities in Brasilia to assist couples who could not afford their own wedding, according to the organisers. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA/
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August 22, 2011
Devotees try to form a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the Janmashtami celebrations...
Mumbai, India
Devotees try to form a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the Janmashtami celebrations...
Devotees try to form a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the Janmashtami celebrations in Mumbai August 22, 2011. Janmashtami, which marks the birthday of Hindu god Krishna, is celebrated across the country on August 22. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
SOMALIA-CONFLICT/
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August 21, 2011
Somali government forces shoot at close range to execute two former soldiers Abdi Sankus Abdi (R) and...
Mogadishu, Somalia
Somali government forces shoot at close range to execute two former soldiers Abdi Sankus Abdi and Abdullahi...
Somali government forces shoot at close range to execute two former soldiers Abdi Sankus Abdi (R) and Abdullahi Jinow Guure (L) at the Iskola Bulisiya square in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, August 22, 2011. The military court of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) executed Abdi, 31, and Guure, 29, after they were found guilty of killing another soldier and a civilian on the basis of witness testimony, the Chairman of the Military Court Hassan Mohamed Hussein Mungab said. REUTERS/Omar Faruk (SOMALIA - Tags: DISASTER SOCIETY CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
CLIFF-DIVING/
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August 19, 2011
Gary Hunt of the United Kingdom dives in the final round of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2011...
Boston, UNITED STATES
Gary Hunt of the United Kingdom dives in the final round of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2011...
Gary Hunt of the United Kingdom dives in the final round of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2011 competition in Boston, Massachusetts August 20, 2011. Boston is the sixth stop on this year's tour and the only urban venue, where divers plunge some 90 feet from the roof of a contemporary art museum into Boston Harbor. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT DIVING IMAGES OF THE DAY)
USA/
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August 18, 2011
A phone hangs above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening of the market...
New York, UNITED STATES
A phone hangs above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
A phone hangs above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening of the market August 19, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS)
AFGHANISTAN-ATTACK/
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August 19, 2011
A wounded Afghan policeman is carried away from the site of an attack on offices belonging to the British...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A wounded Afghan policeman is carried away from the site of an attack on offices belonging to the British...
A wounded Afghan policeman is carried away from the site of an attack on offices belonging to the British Council in Kabul August 19, 2011. Taliban bombers killed two Afghan policemen and a civilian when they attacked offices belonging to the British Council and the United Nations in the centre of the Afghan capital on Friday, police said. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST)
CHILE/
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August 17, 2011
A student shouts slogans through a plastic banner during a rally to demand changes in the public state...
Santiago, Chile
A student shouts slogans through a plastic banner during a rally to demand changes in the public state...
A student shouts slogans through a plastic banner during a rally to demand changes in the public state education system in Santiago August 18, 2011. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Caballero (CHILE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BRITAIN
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August 17, 2011
A man stands at a blocked off road taking a photograph during filming of World War Z in Glasgow, Scotland...
Glasgow, United Kingdom
A man stands at a blocked off road taking a photograph during filming of World War Z in Glasgow, Scotland...
A man stands at a blocked off road taking a photograph during filming of World War Z in Glasgow, Scotland August 17, 2011. Some scenes of the zombie film starring Brad Pitt, are being filmed in Glasgow due to its resemblance to Philadelphia in the U.S. where some of the story is set. REUTERS/David Moir (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
UGANDA-PROTEST/
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August 16, 2011
Anti-riot police officers use coloured water to disperse opposition supporters in the Kireka area on...
Kampala, Uganda
Anti-riot police officers use coloured water to disperse opposition supporters in Kireka area on the...
Anti-riot police officers use coloured water to disperse opposition supporters in the Kireka area on the outskirts of Kampala, August 17, 2011. Ugandan police fired teargas and water cannon to disperse opposition supporters who had gathered in a Kampala suburb on Wednesday to mourn people killed during demonstrations earlier this year, witnesses said. REUTERS/James Akena (UGANDA - Tags: SOCIETY CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
INDONESIA
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August 17, 2011
A contestant climbs a greasy pole in an attempt to reach for prizes hung at the top during a game to...
Jakarta, Indonesia
A contestant climbs a greasy pole in an attempt to reach for prizes hung at the top during a game to...
A contestant climbs a greasy pole in an attempt to reach for prizes hung at the top during a game to celebrate Indonesia's independence day in Jakarta August 17, 2011. Indonesia on Wednesday celebrates its 66th year of independence from the Netherlands. REUTERS/Supri (INDONESIA - Tags: ANNIVERSARY POLITICS SOCIETY)
INDONESIA/
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August 15, 2011
A man walks down from Mount Bromo with a goat, which he caught from a worshipper who threw it into a...
MOUNT BROMO, Indonesia
A man walks down from Mount Bromo with a goat, which he caught from a worshipper who threw it into a...
A man walks down from Mount Bromo with a goat, which he caught from a worshipper who threw it into a volcanic crater, during the annual Kasada festival in Indonesia's East Java province August 15, 2011. Villagers and worshippers throw offerings such livestock and other crops into the volcanic crater of Mount Bromo to give thanks to the Hindu gods for ensuring their safety and prosperity. Picture taken August 15, 2011. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo (INDONESIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION ANIMALS ODDLY)
BRITAIN/
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August 09, 2011
Riot police charge past burning buildings on a residential street in Croydon, south London August 8,...
London, United Kingdom
Riot police charge past burning buildings on a residential street in Croydon
Riot police charge past burning buildings on a residential street in Croydon, south London August 8, 2011. Rioting and looting spread across London on Monday as hooded youths set buildings and cars ablaze, smashed shop windows and hurled bottles and stones at police in a third night of violence in Britain's worst unrest in decades. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRITAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHINA-ECONOMY/INFLATION
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August 08, 2011
A watermelon vendor unloads a watermelon from a truck at a market in Shanghai August 9, 2011. China's...
Shanghai, China
A watermelon vendor unloads a watermelon from a truck at a market in Shanghai
A watermelon vendor unloads a watermelon from a truck at a market in Shanghai August 9, 2011. China's consumer price inflation quickened to 6.5 percent in July from June's 6.4 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday, topping market forecasts for a reading of 6.3 percent. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS FOOD AGRICULTURE IMAGES OF THE DAY)
GERMANY/
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August 07, 2011
A trader reacts in front of the DAX index board at Frankfurt's stock exchange August 8, 2011. Germany's...
Frankfurt, Germany
A trader reacts in front of the DAX index board at Frankfurt's stock exchang
A trader reacts in front of the DAX index board at Frankfurt's stock exchange August 8, 2011. Germany's DAX fell 4.5 percent to below 6,000-mark for the first time since September 2010. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
RUSSIA/
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August 07, 2011
A dog catches a frisbee during the Russian dog frisbee championship in Moscow August 7, 2011. Dogs and...
Moscow, Russia
A dog catches a frisbee during the Russian dog frisbee championship in Moscow
A dog catches a frisbee during the Russian dog frisbee championship in Moscow August 7, 2011. Dogs and their owners took part in a variety of distance and accuracy competitions during the championship to test their frisbee skills. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PAKISTAN/
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August 07, 2011
Family members and colleagues stand over the body of a policeman who was killed by unidentified gunmen,...
Quetta, Pakistan
Family members and colleagues stand over body of policeman, who was killed by unidentified gunmen, after...
Family members and colleagues stand over the body of a policeman who was killed by unidentified gunmen, after he was brought to a hospital morgue in Quetta August 7, 2011. Gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire and killed three policemen in Quetta, local media reported. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed (PAKISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHINA-TYPHOON/MUIFA
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August 06, 2011
A woman stands as strong winds blow along the Bund near the Huangpu River in Shanghai August 6, 2011....
Shanghai, China
Woman stands as strong winds blow along the Bund near the Huangpu River in Shanghai
A woman stands as strong winds blow along the Bund near the Huangpu River in Shanghai August 6, 2011. Shanghai and the neighbouring Chinese province of Zhejiang are bracing for a strong typhoon that is expected to hit this weekend, with authorities making contingency plans to shut ports and to evacuate residents along the coast if necessary. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)
SPAIN/
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August 06, 2011
Flamingo chicks gather before being ringed at the Fuente de Piedra nature reserve, near Malaga, in southern...
FUENTE DE PIEDRA, Spain
Flamingo chicks gather before being ringed at the Fuente de Piedra nature reserve, near Malaga
Flamingo chicks gather before being ringed at the Fuente de Piedra nature reserve, near Malaga, in southern Spain August 6, 2011. Around 600 flamingos were ringed and measured before being released into the lagoon, which houses one of the largest colonies of flamingos in Europe, according to authorities of the natural reserve. REUTERS/Jon Nazca (SPAIN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS)
FRANCE/
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August 04, 2011
A sunflower field is seen in stormy weather near Donzere, southern France, August 5, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal...
DONZERE, France
A sunflower field is seen in stormy weather near Donzere
A sunflower field is seen in stormy weather near Donzere, southern France, August 5, 2011. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (FRANCE - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA/
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August 05, 2011
A child is photographed while lying in a hammock along a sidewalk in Mumbai August 5, 2011. REUTERS/Danish...
Mumbai, India
A child is photographed while lying in a hammock in Mumbai
A child is photographed while lying in a hammock along a sidewalk in Mumbai August 5, 2011. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHILE-PROTEST/
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August 03, 2011
A student is detained by riot police during to demand changes in the public state education system in...
Santiago, Chile
A student is detained by riot police during to demand changes in the public state education system in...
A student is detained by riot police during to demand changes in the public state education system in Santiago August 4, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Vera (CHILE - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EDUCATION SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDONESIA
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August 02, 2011
A student reads the Koran before morning prayer on the holy month of Ramadan at the Al-Mukmin Islamic...
Solo, Indonesia
A student reads the Koran before morning prayer on the holy month of Ramadan at the Al-Mukmin Islamic...
A student reads the Koran before morning prayer on the holy month of Ramadan at the Al-Mukmin Islamic boarding school in Solo, Indonesia Central Java province, August 2, 2011. The Al-Mukmin Islamic boarding school, founded by Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir in 1972, has 231 teachers and houses 1,503 students, both males and females, between the ages 12 to 18. Bashir was jailed for 15 years in June for helping plan a paramilitary group that aimed to kill the country's president. According to Ibnu Hanifah, head academic at the boarding school, 300 new students enrol at the school annually and pay an enrolment fee of around 4 million rupiah ($470) and 500 thousand rupiah ($59) in school fees, which includes supplies of daily food for a month. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION EDUCATION IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA/
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August 01, 2011
A Muslim boy hangs on to the rope of a tent as he plays inside the compound of the Jama Masjid (Grand...
Delhi, India
A Muslim boy hangs on to rope as he plays in Jama Masjid in Delhi
A Muslim boy hangs on to the rope of a tent as he plays inside the compound of the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque), on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, in the old quarters of Delhi August 2, 2011. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
NORWAY/
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August 02, 2011
Young women attend the funeral ceremony for Mona Abdninur, 18, in Hoeybraeten, near Oslo August 2, 2011....
Oslo, Norway
Young women attend the funeral ceremony for Mona Abdninur in Hoeybraeten
Young women attend the funeral ceremony for Mona Abdninur, 18, in Hoeybraeten, near Oslo August 2, 2011. Abdninur was one of the 77 people massacred in attacks of the anti-Islam zealot Anders Behring Breivik in July. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov (NORWAY - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW OBITUARY)
ROMANIA/
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July 31, 2011
A shepherd watches over his flock near the peak of Transalpina, the highest road in the country which...
URDELE, Romania
A shepherd watches over his flock near the peak of Transalpina
A shepherd watches over his flock near the peak of Transalpina, the highest road in the country which crosses Parang mountains in the southern Carpathians reaching an altitude of 2,147 meters (7,044 feet) in Urdele pass, July 31, 2011. The road is currently under a modernization process. Picture taken July 31, 2011. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (ROMANIA - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/VIOLENCE
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July 31, 2011
A Palestinian boy cries next to the body of his relative, Ali Khalifa, during his funeral in Qalandiya...
Qalandiya, Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian boy cries next to the body of his relative, Khalifa, during his funeral in Qalandiya refugee...
A Palestinian boy cries next to the body of his relative, Ali Khalifa, during his funeral in Qalandiya refugee camp, near the West bank city of Ramallah, August 1, 2011. Israeli soldiers shot and killed two Palestinians, one of them Khalifa, in the occupied West Bank on Monday after entering the refugee camp to make arrests, medical officials and the military said. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
PAKISTAN-DEVELOPMENTS/
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August 10, 2011
Family members hold onto a man, crying as the body of his dead brother, a policeman, is brought to the...
Peshawar, Pakistan
Family members hold onto a man, crying as the body of his dead brother, a policeman, is brought to the...
Family members hold onto a man, crying as the body of his dead brother, a policeman, is brought to the Lady Ready Hospital in Peshawar August 11, 2011. Four policemen and one child were killed and 14 people wounded when a remote-controlled bomb concealed in a push-cart exploded in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, police said. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz (PAKISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHILE-STUDENTS/RALLY
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August 09, 2011
A demonstrator walks away from a jet of water released from a riot police vehicle during a students'...
Santiago, Chile
A demonstrator walks away from a jet of water released from a riot police vehicle during a students'...
A demonstrator walks away from a jet of water released from a riot police vehicle during a students' rally to demand changes in the public state education system in Santiago August 9, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Vera (CHILE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL EDUCATION)
INDIA-CORRUPTION
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August 08, 2011
Police spray demonstrators from the India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with water canons...
New Delhi, India
Police spray demonstrators from the India's main opposition BJP with water canons in New Delhi
Police spray demonstrators from the India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with water canons as the demonstrators try to climb past barricades during an anti-government protest in New Delhi August 9, 2011. Thousands of opposition activists marched on the Indian parliament on Tuesday demanding the resignation of a prominent ruling Congress politician over corruption, the latest move to pressure the beleaguered government to act. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma (INDIAPOLITICS - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
INDIA
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August 08, 2011
Dignitaries take pictures behind Lobsang Sangay (L), the elected prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile,...
Dharamsala, India
Dignitaries take pictures behind Sangay, the elected PM of the Tibetan government-in-exile, as school...
Dignitaries take pictures behind Lobsang Sangay (L), the elected prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, as school children in traditional clothing perform during his felicitation ceremony at the Tsuglakhang temple in the northern Indian hill town of Dharamsala August 9, 2011. Sangay, a Harvard graduate, was sworn in as the prime minister on Monday and replaced the Dalai Lama as the Tibetan movement's political leader. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS)
PALESTINIANS/
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August 08, 2011
Palestinian children wait to receive food, donated by the Islamic endowment authority Islamic waqf, at...
Hebron, Palestinian Territories
Palestinian children wait to receive food at a soup kitchen during the holy month of Ramadan in the West...
Palestinian children wait to receive food, donated by the Islamic endowment authority Islamic waqf, at a soup kitchen during the holy month of Ramadan in the West Bank city of Hebron August 9, 2011. During Ramadan, there is an increase in demand from the needy for food, a manager at the soup kitchen said. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (WEST BANK - Tags: RELIGION FOOD)
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