Day in Pics: 23rd August

Aug 23, 2014, 10:14 AM IST
Four white lion cubs with their mother `Princess` at the Circus Krone in Magdeburg, eastern Germany.
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Four white lion cubs with their mother `Princess` at the Circus Krone in Magdeburg, eastern Germany.

Tennis star and Rado brand ambassador Agnieszka Radwanska has fun with her poster in the Rado Lounge at the Taste of Tennis event.
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Tennis star and Rado brand ambassador Agnieszka Radwanska has fun with her poster in the Rado Lounge at the Taste of Tennis event.

Yemeni Shiite protesters holding a large representation of a Palestinian flag chant slogans to demand the government to step down and to support Palestinians, while attending a demonstration in Sanaa, Yemen.
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Yemeni Shiite protesters holding a large representation of a Palestinian flag chant slogans to demand the government to step down and to support Palestinians, while attending a demonstration in Sanaa, Yemen.

This photo provided by the European Space Agency (ESA), shows the medium-lift VS07 Soyuz rocket lifting off from its launching pad in Kourou, French Guiana.
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This photo provided by the European Space Agency (ESA), shows the medium-lift VS07 Soyuz rocket lifting off from its launching pad in Kourou, French Guiana.

Supporters of Pakistan`s fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri praise their leader`s speech in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Supporters of Pakistan`s fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri praise their leader`s speech in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Smoke and dust rise after an Israeli strike hits Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip.
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Smoke and dust rise after an Israeli strike hits Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson sails out of San Diego Harbor as it leaves for a nine month deployment, in San Diego.
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The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson sails out of San Diego Harbor as it leaves for a nine month deployment, in San Diego.

Ukrainian military vehicles pass during a parade rehearsal in central Khreshchatyk street in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Ukrainian military vehicles pass during a parade rehearsal in central Khreshchatyk street in Kiev, Ukraine.

Staffers douse Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and his wife, Crissy, with cold water on the steps of the state Capitol in Nashville, Tenn.
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Staffers douse Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and his wife, Crissy, with cold water on the steps of the state Capitol in Nashville, Tenn.

A neighbor tries to get a closer look, at a canyon that was gouged out during a flood the previous night alongside Highway 153 a mile north of Carlton, Wash. Mud and debris washed onto roadways when heavy rain fell on land scarred by wildfires in north central Washington.
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A neighbor tries to get a closer look, at a canyon that was gouged out during a flood the previous night alongside Highway 153 a mile north of Carlton, Wash. Mud and debris washed onto roadways when heavy rain fell on land scarred by wildfires in north central Washington.

Irom Sharmila is detained by policewomen in Imphal, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur.
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Irom Sharmila is detained by policewomen in Imphal, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur.

People pay a minute of silent as they pray for the war dead of children in Gaza, at Zojyoji Buddhist Temple in Tokyo.
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People pay a minute of silent as they pray for the war dead of children in Gaza, at Zojyoji Buddhist Temple in Tokyo.

Samba dancers in colorful costumes perform through a street during the annual Asakusa Samba Carnival at Asakusa district in Tokyo.
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Samba dancers in colorful costumes perform through a street during the annual Asakusa Samba Carnival at Asakusa district in Tokyo.

This photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, fireworks erupt over the SLS Las Vegas during a grand opening celebration on the Las Vegas Strip.
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This photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, fireworks erupt over the SLS Las Vegas during a grand opening celebration on the Las Vegas Strip.

AAP worker holding a silent protest over the rising crime cases in Uttar Pradesh, in Allahabad.
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AAP worker holding a silent protest over the rising crime cases in Uttar Pradesh, in Allahabad.

Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi with his sister Priyanka Vadra at a charity event to distribute three-wheel scooters to disabled persons in New Delhi.
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Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi with his sister Priyanka Vadra at a charity event to distribute three-wheel scooters to disabled persons in New Delhi.

Smoke raises up in the sky following Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City.
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Smoke raises up in the sky following Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City.

The combo picture shows the wreckage of a bus and car after a collision in Chandigarh.
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The combo picture shows the wreckage of a bus and car after a collision in Chandigarh.

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