Aug 9: Day in pics

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Marc Lopez and Rafael Nadal of Spain confer between points while playing Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic and Florian Mayer of Germany during the Rogers Cup at Uniprix Stadium in Montreal, Canada.

Marc Lopez and Rafael Nadal of Spain confer between points while playing Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic and Florian Mayer of Germany during the Rogers Cup at Uniprix Stadium in Montreal, Canada.

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Muhamed Ali, 40, a truck driver (L) and Hosiena Alimi, 42, a cattle seller, both working for security since the beginning of the country's civil war in February, pose for a photo in front of a hotel at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya.

Muhamed Ali, 40, a truck driver (L) and Hosiena Alimi, 42, a cattle seller, both working for security since the beginning of the country's civil war in February, pose for a photo in front of a hotel at the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya.

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A woman offers thousand paper cranes in front of the Statue of Peace at Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan.

A woman offers thousand paper cranes in front of the Statue of Peace at Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan.

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Fire destroys a Sony warehouse in Enfield in north London.

Fire destroys a Sony warehouse in Enfield in north London.

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Staff members of the Tokyo Stock Exchange monitor the stock market.

Staff members of the Tokyo Stock Exchange monitor the stock market.

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Supporters of Guatemala's former first lady Sandra Torres protest outside the Constitutional Court in Guatemala City.

Supporters of Guatemala's former first lady Sandra Torres protest outside the Constitutional Court in Guatemala City.

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A shopper looks at a board displaying food prices as he walks into a shopping mall in central Beijing.

A shopper looks at a board displaying food prices as he walks into a shopping mall in central Beijing.

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Canada's Rebecca Marino reacts during her match against Russia's Ekaterina Makarova at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto.

Canada's Rebecca Marino reacts during her match against Russia's Ekaterina Makarova at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto.

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James Zumwalt, deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Tokyo, carries a wreath to the altar set up in Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan.

James Zumwalt, deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Tokyo, carries a wreath to the altar set up in Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan.

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Cast members Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess arrive for the premiere of the film One Day in New York.

Cast members Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess arrive for the premiere of the film One Day in New York.

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Kashmiri women hold up placards as they protest against fake encounters and custodial killings in Srinagar.

Kashmiri women hold up placards as they protest against fake encounters and custodial killings in Srinagar.

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Members of the Chinese Circus perform during the inauguration of the 10th International Festival of Summer Circus "CIRCUBA" at Karl Marx theater in Havana.

Members of the Chinese Circus perform during the inauguration of the 10th International Festival of Summer Circus "CIRCUBA" at Karl Marx theater in Havana.

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Captain Max Ferguson, company commander of the US troops from the Charlie Company, 2-87 Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team play with Afghan children during a joint patrol with Afghan National Army soldiers at Kandalay village in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar while US troops launched missile attacks on Taliban targets in nearby Kelawai village killing at least three and capturing two insurgents.

Captain Max Ferguson, company commander of the US troops from the Charlie Company, 2-87 Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team play with Afghan children during a joint patrol with Afghan National Army soldiers at Kandalay village in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar while US troops launched missile attacks on Taliban targets in nearby Kelawai village killing at least three and capturing two insurgents.

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A share trader reacts on early morning trading at Frankfurt's stock exchange1. European stocks pared early gains on Tuesday and slipped back into negative territory, as energy shares sank along with oil prices, eclipsing bargain hunting in recently-hammered mining stocks.

A share trader reacts on early morning trading at Frankfurt's stock exchange1. European stocks pared early gains on Tuesday and slipped back into negative territory, as energy shares sank along with oil prices, eclipsing bargain hunting in recently-hammered mining stocks.

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Tourists look through a wall that is part of the former Berlin Wall fortification at the Berlin Wall memorial site in Bernauer Strasse. The German capital is preparing to mark the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall, which was erected on August 13, 1961.

Tourists look through a wall that is part of the former Berlin Wall fortification at the Berlin Wall memorial site in Bernauer Strasse. The German capital is preparing to mark the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall, which was erected on August 13, 1961.

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A stock broker reacts while watching share prices on his screen during intraday trade at a brokerage house in Mumbai. Stocks fell nearly 3 % at the opening of trade, tracking plunging Asian markets after sharp losses on Wall Street overnight.

A stock broker reacts while watching share prices on his screen during intraday trade at a brokerage house in Mumbai. Stocks fell nearly 3 % at the opening of trade, tracking plunging Asian markets after sharp losses on Wall Street overnight.

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(TV grab) BJP leader Yashwant Sinha speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi.

(TV grab) BJP leader Yashwant Sinha speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi.

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Sachin Tendulkar stretches during a net session at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, England.

Sachin Tendulkar stretches during a net session at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, England.

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An activist from main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, wears a mask depicting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during an anti-government protest in New Delhi.

An activist from main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, wears a mask depicting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during an anti-government protest in New Delhi.

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Newly elected Prime Minister of Tibetan government in exile, Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay during his public felicitation function at Tsuglakhang temple in Dharamsala.

Newly elected Prime Minister of Tibetan government in exile, Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay during his public felicitation function at Tsuglakhang temple in Dharamsala.

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Karnataka chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda with Union home minister P Chidambaram during a meeting in New Delhi.

Karnataka chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda with Union home minister P Chidambaram during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni walks to the nets during a practice session at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, England.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni walks to the nets during a practice session at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, England.

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Virender Sehwag during a net session at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, England.

Virender Sehwag during a net session at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham, England.

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Social activist Anna Hazare along with supporters during a march against government version of lokpal bill introduced in Parliament for discussion, near Dadar railway station in Mumbai.

Social activist Anna Hazare along with supporters during a march against government version of lokpal bill introduced in Parliament for discussion, near Dadar railway station in Mumbai.

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Indegenious tribal men take part in a gathering in New Delhi to celebrate the United Nations' International Day of the World's Indigenous People.

Indegenious tribal men take part in a gathering in New Delhi to celebrate the United Nations' International Day of the World's Indigenous People.

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England's Kevin Pietersen waits to bat during a practice session at the Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England, ahead of the third Test cricket match against India.

England's Kevin Pietersen waits to bat during a practice session at the Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England, ahead of the third Test cricket match against India.

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