Day in Pics: 31st August

Aug 31, 2013, 09:23 AM IST
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A protestor demonstrates against the export of weapons during an election rally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Frankfurt, Germany.

A protestor demonstrates against the export of weapons during an election rally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Actor Nicolas Cage, right, and his wife Alice Kim arrive for the screening of the film Joe at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival.

Actor Nicolas Cage, right, and his wife Alice Kim arrive for the screening of the film Joe at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival.

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Su-27 fighter jets of the Russian pilot group Russian Knights perform at the MAKS Air Show, in Zhukovsky outside Moscow.

Su-27 fighter jets of the Russian pilot group Russian Knights perform at the MAKS Air Show, in Zhukovsky outside Moscow.

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Members of the local Syrian community march in protest against the United States` involvement in Syria.

Members of the local Syrian community march in protest against the United States` involvement in Syria.

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Canadian Auto Workers` president Ken Lewenza, left, and Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada president Dave Coles attend a protest against Verizon Wireless coming to Canada during a rally in Toronto.

Canadian Auto Workers` president Ken Lewenza, left, and Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada president Dave Coles attend a protest against Verizon Wireless coming to Canada during a rally in Toronto.

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Cate Blanchett arrives for the opening ceremony of the 39th American Film Festival.

Cate Blanchett arrives for the opening ceremony of the 39th American Film Festival.

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President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media during his meeting with Baltic leaders, from left, Latvian President Andris Berzins, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, and Vice President Joe Biden in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the media during his meeting with Baltic leaders, from left, Latvian President Andris Berzins, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, and Vice President Joe Biden in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

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Supporters of Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi, rest on the roadside behind a burning sofa during a protest in Cairo, Egypt.

Supporters of Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi, rest on the roadside behind a burning sofa during a protest in Cairo, Egypt.

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People gather outside a temple art structure at Burning Man in Gerlach, Nev. Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather for Burning Man in Nevada`s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance.

People gather outside a temple art structure at Burning Man in Gerlach, Nev. Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather for Burning Man in Nevada`s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance.

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This photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L`Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis has his picture taken inside St. Peter`s Basilica with youths from the Italian Diocese of Piacenza and Bobbio who came to Rome for a pilgrimage, at the Vatican.

This photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L`Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis has his picture taken inside St. Peter`s Basilica with youths from the Italian Diocese of Piacenza and Bobbio who came to Rome for a pilgrimage, at the Vatican.

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Sabine Lisicki of Germany returns a shot against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia during the second round of the 2013 US Open tennis tournament.

Sabine Lisicki of Germany returns a shot against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia during the second round of the 2013 US Open tennis tournament.

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Yasin Bhatkal, face covered, one of the leaders of the domestic terror group Indian Mujahideen is seen at a court in New Delhi.

Yasin Bhatkal, face covered, one of the leaders of the domestic terror group Indian Mujahideen is seen at a court in New Delhi.

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Members of the Malaysian armed forces march during the 56th National Day celebrations at Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Members of the Malaysian armed forces march during the 56th National Day celebrations at Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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An Ariane 5 rocket is launched in Kourou, French Guiana. India’s first exclusive defence satellite, the GSAT-7, was successfully launched, and according to news reports the satellite is expected to give a major push to the country’s maritime security.

An Ariane 5 rocket is launched in Kourou, French Guiana. India’s first exclusive defence satellite, the GSAT-7, was successfully launched, and according to news reports the satellite is expected to give a major push to the country’s maritime security.

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Protesters chant slogans against the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad.

Protesters chant slogans against the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad.

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Actresses Michelle Dockery and Freida Pinto arrive at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice.

Actresses Michelle Dockery and Freida Pinto arrive at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice.

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Anti-Syrian regime protesters hold a placard with a sarcastic caricature on it against Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, US President Barack Obama and Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration at Kafr Nabil town in Idlib province, northern Syria.

Anti-Syrian regime protesters hold a placard with a sarcastic caricature on it against Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, US President Barack Obama and Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration at Kafr Nabil town in Idlib province, northern Syria.

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Two vehicles collide after an earthquake in Deqen County, southwest China`s Yunnan Province.

Two vehicles collide after an earthquake in Deqen County, southwest China`s Yunnan Province.

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Actress Dakota Fanning poses for photographers during the photo call for the film Night Moves at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival held from Aug. 28 through Sept. 7, in Venice, Italy.

Actress Dakota Fanning poses for photographers during the photo call for the film Night Moves at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival held from Aug. 28 through Sept. 7, in Venice, Italy.

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A demonstrator holds a poster with the portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest march in Berlin, Germany.

A demonstrator holds a poster with the portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest march in Berlin, Germany.

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The England`s squad celebrate with the trophy after winning the women`s Ashes, at the end of their Twenty20 cricket match against Australia, at the Riverside cricket ground, Chester-le-Street, England.

The England`s squad celebrate with the trophy after winning the women`s Ashes, at the end of their Twenty20 cricket match against Australia, at the Riverside cricket ground, Chester-le-Street, England.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, right, shakes hands with his Bhutanese counterpart Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay during a meeting in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, right, shakes hands with his Bhutanese counterpart Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay during a meeting in New Delhi.

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A group of protesters shout slogans demanding death sentence to a juvenile accused of rape, outside the Juvenile justice board in New Delhi.

A group of protesters shout slogans demanding death sentence to a juvenile accused of rape, outside the Juvenile justice board in New Delhi.

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