Aug 16 in pics

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Japan Airlines President Masaru Onishi prepares for his speech during a joint news conference with Jetstar Group and Mitsubishi Corp. in Tokyo. Qantas low-cost subsidiary Jetstar will launch Japanese budget carrier Jetstar Japan jointly with Japan Airlines and Mitsubishi Corp.

Japan Airlines President Masaru Onishi prepares for his speech during a joint news conference with Jetstar Group and Mitsubishi Corp. in Tokyo. Qantas low-cost subsidiary Jetstar will launch Japanese budget carrier Jetstar Japan jointly with Japan Airlines and Mitsubishi Corp.

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Tara Morgan of Dan Murphys liquor outlet inspects a glass of red wine, as Australian heavy metal band AC/DC hooks up with local winery Warburn Estate for a national release of 'AC/DC The Wine', in Melbourne. Available from August 18, 2011 and sourced from wine regions in the Barossa and Coonawarra, varieties include Back in Black Shiraz, Highway to Hell Cabernet Sauvignon and You Shook Me All Night Long Moscato.

Tara Morgan of Dan Murphys liquor outlet inspects a glass of red wine, as Australian heavy metal band AC/DC hooks up with local winery Warburn Estate for a national release of 'AC/DC The Wine', in Melbourne. Available from August 18, 2011 and sourced from wine regions in the Barossa and Coonawarra, varieties include Back in Black Shiraz, Highway to Hell Cabernet Sauvignon and You Shook Me All Night Long Moscato.

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Vehicles drive past as residents gather near burning oil tankers, used to carry fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan, after they were hit by a bomb attack in the outskirts of Landikotal, northwest Pakistan. A bomb blast destroyed four trucks carrying fuel for US-led NATO forces in Afghanistan in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Khyber late on Monday, local government officials said.

Vehicles drive past as residents gather near burning oil tankers, used to carry fuel for NATO forces in Afghanistan, after they were hit by a bomb attack in the outskirts of Landikotal, northwest Pakistan. A bomb blast destroyed four trucks carrying fuel for US-led NATO forces in Afghanistan in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Khyber late on Monday, local government officials said.

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Policemen detain an activist from the women's rights organization "Femen" on the roof of a police wagon for transportation of detainees during a protest rally near the Pecherskiy District Court in Kiev. Women aimed at directing the public attention to the fact that, in their opinion, there were many criminals in the country who could be brought to justice and be transported in police wagons, while Ukrainian authorities concentrated on former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko only, according to organizers.

Policemen detain an activist from the women's rights organization "Femen" on the roof of a police wagon for transportation of detainees during a protest rally near the Pecherskiy District Court in Kiev. Women aimed at directing the public attention to the fact that, in their opinion, there were many criminals in the country who could be brought to justice and be transported in police wagons, while Ukrainian authorities concentrated on former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko only, according to organizers.

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File photo of a man talking on a mobile phone.

File photo of a man talking on a mobile phone.

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Zoo performer Theerapone Manolai smiles as he puts his head between the jaws of a crocodile during a performance for tourists at the Sriracha Tiger Zoo, about 120 km (74 miles) east of Bangkok. Kanthida Jantanct and Theerapone, both 28, from the province of Chaiyaphum, who have been crocodile performers at the zoo for almost ten years, earn at least 30,000 Baht (1,000 USD) per month for performing shows for at least 2,000 tourists, three times a day, to support their family.

Zoo performer Theerapone Manolai smiles as he puts his head between the jaws of a crocodile during a performance for tourists at the Sriracha Tiger Zoo, about 120 km (74 miles) east of Bangkok. Kanthida Jantanct and Theerapone, both 28, from the province of Chaiyaphum, who have been crocodile performers at the zoo for almost ten years, earn at least 30,000 Baht (1,000 USD) per month for performing shows for at least 2,000 tourists, three times a day, to support their family.

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Bangladesh's Shafiul Islam (R) reacts as Zimbabwe's Vusimuzi Sibanda flies past him during the third one-day international of their five-match series between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh at the Harare Sports Club.

Bangladesh's Shafiul Islam (R) reacts as Zimbabwe's Vusimuzi Sibanda flies past him during the third one-day international of their five-match series between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh at the Harare Sports Club.

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