Day in Pics: 25th August

Aug 25, 2013, 08:51 AM IST
Indians ride past security personnel guarding a street in Ayodhya.
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Indians ride past security personnel guarding a street in Ayodhya.

Released Indian fishermen wait to cross over to the Indian side of the border at the India-Pakistan border post of Wagah, Pakistan.
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Released Indian fishermen wait to cross over to the Indian side of the border at the India-Pakistan border post of Wagah, Pakistan.

People demonstrate against Tunisia`s Islamist-led government, in front of the Constituent Assembly headquarters in Tunis, Tunisia.
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People demonstrate against Tunisia`s Islamist-led government, in front of the Constituent Assembly headquarters in Tunis, Tunisia.

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki visits the Taj Mahal in Agra.
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Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki visits the Taj Mahal in Agra.

Opposition activists take part in a rally as they mark the 22th anniversary of Ukraine`s independence from the Soviet Union and protest the arrest of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Opposition activists take part in a rally as they mark the 22th anniversary of Ukraine`s independence from the Soviet Union and protest the arrest of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in Kiev, Ukraine.

Angry residents take to the streets in protest over recent violence, including deadly shelling hours earlier, in Goma, Congo.
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Angry residents take to the streets in protest over recent violence, including deadly shelling hours earlier, in Goma, Congo.

Simona Halep, of Romania, hits a forehand during her 6-2, 6-2 victory over Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, in the final of the New Haven Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn.
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Simona Halep, of Romania, hits a forehand during her 6-2, 6-2 victory over Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, in the final of the New Haven Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn.

Color powder is squirted onto a participant in The Color Run in Sydney, Australia. About 3,000 kilograms (6,613 pounds) of colored corn starch is flung at the 15,000 runners over the 5 km (3.1 mile) course through Centennial Park.
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Color powder is squirted onto a participant in The Color Run in Sydney, Australia. About 3,000 kilograms (6,613 pounds) of colored corn starch is flung at the 15,000 runners over the 5 km (3.1 mile) course through Centennial Park.

First Lady Michelle Obama catches a fan`s novelty tennis ball during the 18th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, the kick off to the 2013 US Open tennis tournament.
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First Lady Michelle Obama catches a fan`s novelty tennis ball during the 18th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, the kick off to the 2013 US Open tennis tournament.

A Dutch AH-64 Apache helicopter fires flares during a performance at the International Air Show in Radom, Poland.
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A Dutch AH-64 Apache helicopter fires flares during a performance at the International Air Show in Radom, Poland.

Actress Shenae Grimes arrives at BeautyCon Summit Hollywood at Siren Studios, in Los Angeles.
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Actress Shenae Grimes arrives at BeautyCon Summit Hollywood at Siren Studios, in Los Angeles.

Taiwanese women in Indian sari at an Indian booth to promote hotels for tourists to India during Taiwan International Tourism Expo in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Taiwanese women in Indian sari at an Indian booth to promote hotels for tourists to India during Taiwan International Tourism Expo in Taipei, Taiwan.

Myanmar Buddhist devotees pray during a religious day ceremony at a monastery on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar.
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Myanmar Buddhist devotees pray during a religious day ceremony at a monastery on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar.

Activists of the Hindu right-winged Vishwa Hindu Parishad, or World Hindu Council (VHP) scuffle with Indian policemen before getting detained at Ayodhya.
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Activists of the Hindu right-winged Vishwa Hindu Parishad, or World Hindu Council (VHP) scuffle with Indian policemen before getting detained at Ayodhya.

Police officials escort an accused, with the head covered with black cloth, in the gang rape of a photojournalist after producing him before a court in Mumbai.
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Police officials escort an accused, with the head covered with black cloth, in the gang rape of a photojournalist after producing him before a court in Mumbai.

A firefighter watches for spot fires during a burnout operation while battling the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif.
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A firefighter watches for spot fires during a burnout operation while battling the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, greets devotees as he arrives at the Tsuglakhang temple to give a religious talk in Dharmsala.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, greets devotees as he arrives at the Tsuglakhang temple to give a religious talk in Dharmsala.

Black columns of smoke rise from heavy shelling in the Jobar neighborhood, east of Damascus, Syria.
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Black columns of smoke rise from heavy shelling in the Jobar neighborhood, east of Damascus, Syria.

Laborers wade through flood waters in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh state.
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Laborers wade through flood waters in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh state.

Egyptians citizens who live in Lebanon chant slogans against the Muslim Brotherhood as they hold a supporting banner and posters of Egyptian Army Chief Lt. Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi during a rally to show their solidarity with the Egyptian army and police, in front the Egyptian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.
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Egyptians citizens who live in Lebanon chant slogans against the Muslim Brotherhood as they hold a supporting banner and posters of Egyptian Army Chief Lt. Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi during a rally to show their solidarity with the Egyptian army and police, in front the Egyptian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.

England`s Matt Prior plays a shot off the bowling of Australia`s James Faulkner during play on the fifth day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Oval cricket ground in London.
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England`s Matt Prior plays a shot off the bowling of Australia`s James Faulkner during play on the fifth day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Oval cricket ground in London.

Men hold placards during a protest against rape in New Delhi. Police on Sunday arrested the last of five men wanted in the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman in Mumbai, and said charges would be filed soon in a case that has incensed the public and fueled debate over whether women can be safe in India.
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Men hold placards during a protest against rape in New Delhi. Police on Sunday arrested the last of five men wanted in the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman in Mumbai, and said charges would be filed soon in a case that has incensed the public and fueled debate over whether women can be safe in India.