Day in Pics: 24th August

Aug 24, 2013, 08:48 AM IST
Village children sit on a cart as they are moved to safer areas after their homes were submerged in floodwaters in Hoshangabad in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
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Village children sit on a cart as they are moved to safer areas after their homes were submerged in floodwaters in Hoshangabad in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic hits a forehand during her victory over countrywoman Klara Zakopalova in their match at the New Haven Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn.
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Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic hits a forehand during her victory over countrywoman Klara Zakopalova in their match at the New Haven Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn.

People dressed in Baroque costumes wait in front of the city hall during the opening of the Baroque Festival in Gotha, central Germany.
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People dressed in Baroque costumes wait in front of the city hall during the opening of the Baroque Festival in Gotha, central Germany.

A US soldier looks on as Afghan villagers, some who testified earlier in the week, speak through an interpreter with reporters following a sentencing hearing for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
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A US soldier looks on as Afghan villagers, some who testified earlier in the week, speak through an interpreter with reporters following a sentencing hearing for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

President Barack Obama waves to media as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House from Marine One helicopter in Washington, as he returns from the second day of his two-day bus tour to discuss college affordability in New York and Pennsylvania.
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President Barack Obama waves to media as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House from Marine One helicopter in Washington, as he returns from the second day of his two-day bus tour to discuss college affordability in New York and Pennsylvania.

Ava Russell, walks with her mother Ashley on Centre Street in the Baby Parade during Youth Day as part of the borough sesquicentennial celebration in Mahanoy City, Pa.
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Ava Russell, walks with her mother Ashley on Centre Street in the Baby Parade during Youth Day as part of the borough sesquicentennial celebration in Mahanoy City, Pa.

Lebanese women light candles during a vigil of Peace festival held by the Lebanese Red Cross in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon.
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Lebanese women light candles during a vigil of Peace festival held by the Lebanese Red Cross in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon.

South African, black cap, and Hungarian players fight for the puck during their match in men’s qualifying round of 18th CMAS Underwater Hockey World Championship in Eger, 127 kms northeast of Budapest, Hungary.
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South African, black cap, and Hungarian players fight for the puck during their match in men’s qualifying round of 18th CMAS Underwater Hockey World Championship in Eger, 127 kms northeast of Budapest, Hungary.

Wind turbines are silhouetted by the setting sun, near Beaumont, Kan. The turbines are part of the 100-unit Elk River Wind Farm in south central Kansas.
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Wind turbines are silhouetted by the setting sun, near Beaumont, Kan. The turbines are part of the 100-unit Elk River Wind Farm in south central Kansas.

A group of dancers with the group Ehulani Otea perform during a tribute to Polynesian Heritage Night before the start of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates, in San Francisco.
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A group of dancers with the group Ehulani Otea perform during a tribute to Polynesian Heritage Night before the start of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates, in San Francisco.

A Lebanese Army soldier moves a damaged car at the site of a car bomb explosion outside of the Al-Taqwa mosque, in the northern city of Tripoli, Lebanon.
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A Lebanese Army soldier moves a damaged car at the site of a car bomb explosion outside of the Al-Taqwa mosque, in the northern city of Tripoli, Lebanon.

Hindu right-winged Shiv Sena activists shout slogans against the gang rape of a young photojournalist outside a court in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai.
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Hindu right-winged Shiv Sena activists shout slogans against the gang rape of a young photojournalist outside a court in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan.

An Indian police officer talks to a Hindu holy man as he stands guard near a temple in Ayodhya.
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An Indian police officer talks to a Hindu holy man as he stands guard near a temple in Ayodhya.

Bangladeshi garment workers, activists and relatives of workers participate in a protest marking the four-month anniversary of the Rana Plaza building that collapsed killing over 1,000 people, outside the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Export Association (BGMEA) office building in Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Bangladeshi garment workers, activists and relatives of workers participate in a protest marking the four-month anniversary of the Rana Plaza building that collapsed killing over 1,000 people, outside the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Export Association (BGMEA) office building in Dhaka, Bangladesh

India`s Gurmail Singh, left, and Oman`s Al-Saadi Salah Nasser Ahmad battle for the ball during the 9th men`s Asia Cup field hockey tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia.
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India`s Gurmail Singh, left, and Oman`s Al-Saadi Salah Nasser Ahmad battle for the ball during the 9th men`s Asia Cup field hockey tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia.

Farmers hold sticks and listen to a speaker during a protest near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi.
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Farmers hold sticks and listen to a speaker during a protest near the Indian Parliament in New Delhi.

Shih Tzu dog `Pan Hou` sits in a a remote-controlled electric car at the International dog and cat show `Hund und Katz` in Leipzig, central Germany.
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Shih Tzu dog `Pan Hou` sits in a a remote-controlled electric car at the International dog and cat show `Hund und Katz` in Leipzig, central Germany.

Indian fishermen, released from Pakistani jails, kneel and touch the ground in an act of reverence after crossing over to the Indian side of the border at the India-Pakistan border post of Wagah.
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Indian fishermen, released from Pakistani jails, kneel and touch the ground in an act of reverence after crossing over to the Indian side of the border at the India-Pakistan border post of Wagah.

People dressed in Ukrainian folk costumes march during a parade to celebrate Ukraine`s Independence Day in Kiev, Ukraine.
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People dressed in Ukrainian folk costumes march during a parade to celebrate Ukraine`s Independence Day in Kiev, Ukraine.

Journalists place candles around cameras protesting against the gang rape of a young photojournalist, during a candle light vigil in Bangalore.
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Journalists place candles around cameras protesting against the gang rape of a young photojournalist, during a candle light vigil in Bangalore.