Day in Pics: 18th August

Aug 18, 2013, 09:07 AM IST
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Spain`s Ruth Beitia reacts after an attempt in the men`s high jump final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

Spain`s Ruth Beitia reacts after an attempt in the men`s high jump final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Warren Hall is imploded on the campus of Cal State East Bay in Hayward, Calif.

Warren Hall is imploded on the campus of Cal State East Bay in Hayward, Calif.

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Li Na, of China, hits a backhand against Serena Williams, of the United States, during a semifinal at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, in Mason, Ohio. Williams won 7-5, 7-5.

Li Na, of China, hits a backhand against Serena Williams, of the United States, during a semifinal at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, in Mason, Ohio. Williams won 7-5, 7-5.

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United States` Morgan Pressel reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 16th hole during a four-ball match at the Solheim Cup golf tournament in Parker, Colo.

United States` Morgan Pressel reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 16th hole during a four-ball match at the Solheim Cup golf tournament in Parker, Colo.

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In this image from video made available by NASA, cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin approaches a hatch on the International Space Station, about 7 hours into a spacewalk with Aleksandr Misurkin.

In this image from video made available by NASA, cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin approaches a hatch on the International Space Station, about 7 hours into a spacewalk with Aleksandr Misurkin.

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Singer Beyonce Knowles performs at the V Festival in Chelmsford, Essex, Britain.

Singer Beyonce Knowles performs at the V Festival in Chelmsford, Essex, Britain.

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Riot police detain a Bahraini anti-government protester, who was later released, during a planned protest in Muqshaa village, Bahrain. Stepped-up protests nationwide continued for the forth day amid heavy security.

Riot police detain a Bahraini anti-government protester, who was later released, during a planned protest in Muqshaa village, Bahrain. Stepped-up protests nationwide continued for the forth day amid heavy security.

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Egyptians security forces escort an Islamist supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood out of the al-Fatah mosque and through angry crowds, after hundreds of Islamist protesters barricaded themselves inside the mosque overnight, following a day of fierce street battles that left scores of people dead, near Ramses Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt.

Egyptians security forces escort an Islamist supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood out of the al-Fatah mosque and through angry crowds, after hundreds of Islamist protesters barricaded themselves inside the mosque overnight, following a day of fierce street battles that left scores of people dead, near Ramses Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt.

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President Barack Obama, right, waves to a crowd of onlookers while driving a golf cart with businessman Glenn Hutchins, behind, as they golf at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha`s Vineyard.

President Barack Obama, right, waves to a crowd of onlookers while driving a golf cart with businessman Glenn Hutchins, behind, as they golf at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha`s Vineyard.

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Britain`s Prince Harry, right, speaks with HALO Director Guy Willougby as they stand near a South African Olifant tank destroyed in the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale in 1988, in Angola.

Britain`s Prince Harry, right, speaks with HALO Director Guy Willougby as they stand near a South African Olifant tank destroyed in the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale in 1988, in Angola.

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Filipino girls react as a big wave approaches while they play at a flooded park in Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines.

Filipino girls react as a big wave approaches while they play at a flooded park in Navotas, north of Manila, Philippines.

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Model Courtney Bingham arrives at Kandyland 2013: A Decade of Decadent Dreams, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Model Courtney Bingham arrives at Kandyland 2013: A Decade of Decadent Dreams, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev watch League S-70 mixed martial arts fighting competition at Russia`s Black Sea resort of Sochi.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev watch League S-70 mixed martial arts fighting competition at Russia`s Black Sea resort of Sochi.

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Parsis greet each other near bas-relief of ancient priests at a Fire Temple, on Navroze, the Parsi New Year, in Mumbai.

Parsis greet each other near bas-relief of ancient priests at a Fire Temple, on Navroze, the Parsi New Year, in Mumbai.

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Thai demonstrators of

Thai demonstrators of "V for Thailand" group march during a rally against the government in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Volcanic smoke billows from Mount Sakurajima in Kagoshima, on the southern Japanese main island of Kyushu.

Volcanic smoke billows from Mount Sakurajima in Kagoshima, on the southern Japanese main island of Kyushu.

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Egyptians living in Japan shout slogans during a demonstration in front of Egypt Embassy in Tokyo.

Egyptians living in Japan shout slogans during a demonstration in front of Egypt Embassy in Tokyo.

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Russia`s Svetlana Shkolina, left, and Russia`s Anna Chicherova pose with their medals on the podium for the women`s high jump at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

Russia`s Svetlana Shkolina, left, and Russia`s Anna Chicherova pose with their medals on the podium for the women`s high jump at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

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Parsis greet each other at Fire Temple, on Navroze, the Parsi New Year, in Ahmedabad.

Parsis greet each other at Fire Temple, on Navroze, the Parsi New Year, in Ahmedabad.

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