Day in Pics: 9th August

Aug 09, 2013, 09:03 AM IST
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Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia react during their loss to Julia Goerges, of Germany, and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, of the Czech Republic, in a doubles match at the Rogers Cup women`s tennis tournament Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Toronto.

Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia react during their loss to Julia Goerges, of Germany, and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, of the Czech Republic, in a doubles match at the Rogers Cup women`s tennis tournament Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Toronto.

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A helicopter drops water over a wildfire in Cabazon, Calif. About 1,500 people have fled and three are injured as a wildfire in the Southern California mountains quickly spreads.

A helicopter drops water over a wildfire in Cabazon, Calif. About 1,500 people have fled and three are injured as a wildfire in the Southern California mountains quickly spreads.

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A group of demonstrators gather in Plaza de Mayo to protest the government of Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez outside the Casa Rosada presidential office in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

A group of demonstrators gather in Plaza de Mayo to protest the government of Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez outside the Casa Rosada presidential office in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Novak Djokovic, from Serbia, wears a wig as he celebrates his victory over Denis Istomin, from Uzbekistan, at the Rogers Cup men`s tennis tournament in Montreal. Djokovic won 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Novak Djokovic, from Serbia, wears a wig as he celebrates his victory over Denis Istomin, from Uzbekistan, at the Rogers Cup men`s tennis tournament in Montreal. Djokovic won 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.

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Doves fly during a ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of the world`s second atomic bomb attack over the city, at Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan.

Doves fly during a ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of the world`s second atomic bomb attack over the city, at Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan.

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Pakistan girls show their hands painted with henna ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday in Karachi, Pakistan.

Pakistan girls show their hands painted with henna ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Muslims shop ahead of Eid al-Fitr at the landmark Charminar in Hyderabad.

Muslims shop ahead of Eid al-Fitr at the landmark Charminar in Hyderabad.

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Filipino Muslims attend a prayer at the Blue Mosque to mark the celebration of Eid, the end of holy fasting month of Ramadan at suburban Taguig city, east of Manila, Philippines.

Filipino Muslims attend a prayer at the Blue Mosque to mark the celebration of Eid, the end of holy fasting month of Ramadan at suburban Taguig city, east of Manila, Philippines.

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Muslims take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

Muslims take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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A truck carries a Sri Lankan Hindu devotee hanging with iron hooks pierced into his back as a ritual during a Hindu temple festival in Colombo.

A truck carries a Sri Lankan Hindu devotee hanging with iron hooks pierced into his back as a ritual during a Hindu temple festival in Colombo.

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An African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)firefighter attempts to extinguish the fire at the site of an airplane crash in Mogadishu, Somalia. An Ethiopian Air Force aircraft crashed upon landing this morning at Mogadishu`s Aden Adde International Airport.

An African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)firefighter attempts to extinguish the fire at the site of an airplane crash in Mogadishu, Somalia. An Ethiopian Air Force aircraft crashed upon landing this morning at Mogadishu`s Aden Adde International Airport.

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A man rides a bike on a waterlogged road as it rains in Jammu.

A man rides a bike on a waterlogged road as it rains in Jammu.

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An Indian paramilitary soldier walks on a road scattered with bricks and stones thrown by Kashmiri protesters during a clash between them in Srinagar.

An Indian paramilitary soldier walks on a road scattered with bricks and stones thrown by Kashmiri protesters during a clash between them in Srinagar.

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England`s Joe Root plays a shot off a ball bowled by Australia`s Jackson Bird during the first day of the fourth Ashes series cricket match at the Riverside cricket ground, Chester-le-Street, England.

England`s Joe Root plays a shot off a ball bowled by Australia`s Jackson Bird during the first day of the fourth Ashes series cricket match at the Riverside cricket ground, Chester-le-Street, England.

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Miss World, Yu Wenxia of China and Miss England, Kirsty Heslewood cut a ribbon to officially open a new holiday home caravan at the Finlake Holiday Park, south west England.

Miss World, Yu Wenxia of China and Miss England, Kirsty Heslewood cut a ribbon to officially open a new holiday home caravan at the Finlake Holiday Park, south west England.

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Indian Hindu protestors shout slogans against the state government after rival communities clashed in Kishtwar.

Indian Hindu protestors shout slogans against the state government after rival communities clashed in Kishtwar.

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An Indian man carries his child in a bag as he crosses a street in Bhubaneswar.

An Indian man carries his child in a bag as he crosses a street in Bhubaneswar.

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Rickshaw drivers ferry commuters past a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall in Agra.

Rickshaw drivers ferry commuters past a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall in Agra.

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