Day in Pics: 3rd September

Sep 03, 2013, 08:43 AM IST
Nawal El Moutawakel, head of the IOC Evaluation Commission, talks with the media during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Nawal El Moutawakel, head of the IOC Evaluation Commission, talks with the media during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians firefighters try to extinguish a fire after a missile hit a residential building in Damascus, Syria.
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians firefighters try to extinguish a fire after a missile hit a residential building in Damascus, Syria.

Dressed in costume, Wally Tinsley, foreground, and others make their way along Eastern Parkway in the Brooklyn borough of New York during the West Indian Day Parade.
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Dressed in costume, Wally Tinsley, foreground, and others make their way along Eastern Parkway in the Brooklyn borough of New York during the West Indian Day Parade.

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, accompanied by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks with reporters outside the White House in Washington.
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, accompanied by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks with reporters outside the White House in Washington.

This publicity photo provided by Republic Records shows the album cover for
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This publicity photo provided by Republic Records shows the album cover for "Yours Truly," by Ariana Grande.

Afghan police officers watch the site of a militant attack at the Torkham area near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border as NATO supply trucks burn in Jalalabad province east of Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan police officers watch the site of a militant attack at the Torkham area near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border as NATO supply trucks burn in Jalalabad province east of Kabul, Afghanistan.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, shakes hands with US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY., chairwoman of the Armed Services personnel subcommittee during their meeting at the prime minister`s official residence in Tokyo.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, shakes hands with US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY., chairwoman of the Armed Services personnel subcommittee during their meeting at the prime minister`s official residence in Tokyo.

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, celebrates after defeating Phillipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, during the fourth round of the 2013 US Open tennis tournament.
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, celebrates after defeating Phillipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, during the fourth round of the 2013 US Open tennis tournament.

Utility poles fall over a road after a tornado in Koshigaya city, Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo. Tornadoes tore through eastern Japan on Monday, leaving dozens of people injured, at least one seriously, and destroying some buildings.
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Utility poles fall over a road after a tornado in Koshigaya city, Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo. Tornadoes tore through eastern Japan on Monday, leaving dozens of people injured, at least one seriously, and destroying some buildings.

Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff holds up the Confederations Cup trophy during her meeting with players of Brazil`s national soccer team at Alvorada palace in Brasilia, Brazil.
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Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff holds up the Confederations Cup trophy during her meeting with players of Brazil`s national soccer team at Alvorada palace in Brasilia, Brazil.

Pakistan captain Misbah Ul Haq, shakes hands with Zimbabwean captain Hamilton Masakadza before the first test match against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club in Harare. Pakistan is in Zimbabwe to play test matches against the hosts.
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Pakistan captain Misbah Ul Haq, shakes hands with Zimbabwean captain Hamilton Masakadza before the first test match against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club in Harare. Pakistan is in Zimbabwe to play test matches against the hosts.

Muslim men display a banner during a protest calling for the cancellation of Miss World pageant in Jakarta. Hardliners in the world`s most populous Muslim country staged the protest Tuesday, demanding the government to ban the pageant that is scheduled to be held later this month saying that it goes against moral values.
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Muslim men display a banner during a protest calling for the cancellation of Miss World pageant in Jakarta. Hardliners in the world`s most populous Muslim country staged the protest Tuesday, demanding the government to ban the pageant that is scheduled to be held later this month saying that it goes against moral values.

Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, listens to officials during his visit to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Godrej Green Business Centre in Hyderabad. Tobgay is in India on a five day official visit.
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Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, listens to officials during his visit to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Godrej Green Business Centre in Hyderabad. Tobgay is in India on a five day official visit.

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

Actress Joanne Froggatt poses for photographers during the photo call for the movie Still Life the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival, in Venice, Italy.
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Actress Joanne Froggatt poses for photographers during the photo call for the movie Still Life the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival, in Venice, Italy.

Sachin Tendulkar poses for photographs near the new BMW 1 Series during its launch in Mumbai.
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Sachin Tendulkar poses for photographs near the new BMW 1 Series during its launch in Mumbai.

Activists of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) wearing biohazard suits stand in the Ganges river holding posters to protest the pollution of the river by the leather industry in Kolkata.
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Activists of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) wearing biohazard suits stand in the Ganges river holding posters to protest the pollution of the river by the leather industry in Kolkata.

Pakistani lawyers burn representation of the US flag during an anti-American rally in Lahore.
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Pakistani lawyers burn representation of the US flag during an anti-American rally in Lahore.

Malala Yousafzai officially opens the Library of Birmingham in Birmingham England.
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Malala Yousafzai officially opens the Library of Birmingham in Birmingham England.

Controversial spiritual guru Asaram Bapu`s son Narayan Sai, center in red cap, attends a rally called in support of his father in New Delhi.
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Controversial spiritual guru Asaram Bapu`s son Narayan Sai, center in red cap, attends a rally called in support of his father in New Delhi.

President Barack Obama, flanked by House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks to media in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, before a meeting with members of Congress to discuss the situation in Syria.
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President Barack Obama, flanked by House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks to media in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, before a meeting with members of Congress to discuss the situation in Syria.