Sept 17: Day in pics

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A former rebel fighter holds pieces of a carpet with the image of Muammar Gaddafi at a checkpoint in Wadi Dinar, Libya.

A former rebel fighter holds pieces of a carpet with the image of Muammar Gaddafi at a checkpoint in Wadi Dinar, Libya.

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Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee addressing the media at a press conference in Mumbai.

Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee addressing the media at a press conference in Mumbai.

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A man looks out from between truck decoration items kept for sale at a roadside in Noida.

A man looks out from between truck decoration items kept for sale at a roadside in Noida.

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A traffic police personnel warns bike rider for not wearing helmet during 'Road Safety' campaign in New Delhi.

A traffic police personnel warns bike rider for not wearing helmet during 'Road Safety' campaign in New Delhi.

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Anti-Gaddafi fighters drive towards Sirte, the hometown of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi. Libyan interim government National Transitional Council (NTC) forces advanced on Sirte on Libya's central Mediterranean coast but Gaddafi loyalists are holding out, a day after NTC forces captured the city's airport on its outskirts.

Anti-Gaddafi fighters drive towards Sirte, the hometown of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi. Libyan interim government National Transitional Council (NTC) forces advanced on Sirte on Libya's central Mediterranean coast but Gaddafi loyalists are holding out, a day after NTC forces captured the city's airport on its outskirts.

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India's Rohan Bopanna (L) talks with Mahesh Bhupathi during their match of the Davis Cup World Group playoff against Japan in Tokyo. India won, 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6.

India's Rohan Bopanna (L) talks with Mahesh Bhupathi during their match of the Davis Cup World Group playoff against Japan in Tokyo. India won, 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6.

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Police detain Jagruti Pandya, wife of former minister Haren Pandya, on her way to meet Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi for demand for re investigation of murder of her husband, in Ahmedabad.

Police detain Jagruti Pandya, wife of former minister Haren Pandya, on her way to meet Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi for demand for re investigation of murder of her husband, in Ahmedabad.

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Muslims gather during Great Muslim Adventure Day at Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park in Jackson, New Jersey. Thousands of Muslims converge on the park every year to celebrate the end of Ramadan in what is billed as one of the largest outdoor gatherings of Muslims in the United States.

Muslims gather during Great Muslim Adventure Day at Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park in Jackson, New Jersey. Thousands of Muslims converge on the park every year to celebrate the end of Ramadan in what is billed as one of the largest outdoor gatherings of Muslims in the United States.

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Romania's No8 Daniel Carpo (R) runs with the ball ahead of Argentina's fly-half Santiago Fernandez during the 2011 Rugby World Cup pool B match Argentina vs Romania at the Rugby Park stadium in Invercargill.

Romania's No8 Daniel Carpo (R) runs with the ball ahead of Argentina's fly-half Santiago Fernandez during the 2011 Rugby World Cup pool B match Argentina vs Romania at the Rugby Park stadium in Invercargill.

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Traditional ginger bread hearts are on sale at the World's biggest beer fest, the Munich Oktoberfest, at the Theresienwiese in Munich. The world's biggest beer fest runs until October 3.

Traditional ginger bread hearts are on sale at the World's biggest beer fest, the Munich Oktoberfest, at the Theresienwiese in Munich. The world's biggest beer fest runs until October 3.

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Arsenal's Gervinho, right, beats the tackle of Blackburn's Chris Samba, left, to score a goal during their English Premier League soccer match at Ewood Park, Blackburn, England.

Arsenal's Gervinho, right, beats the tackle of Blackburn's Chris Samba, left, to score a goal during their English Premier League soccer match at Ewood Park, Blackburn, England.

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Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene plays a shot during the second day of the third and final Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka at The Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground in Colombo.

Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene plays a shot during the second day of the third and final Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka at The Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground in Colombo.

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Visitors view the BMW i8 concept car at the 64th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The world's biggest auto show is open to the public and runs until September 25.

Visitors view the BMW i8 concept car at the 64th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The world's biggest auto show is open to the public and runs until September 25.

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Argentina fans cheer during the 2011 Rugby World Cup pool B match Argentina vs Romania at the Rugby Park stadium in Invercargill.

Argentina fans cheer during the 2011 Rugby World Cup pool B match Argentina vs Romania at the Rugby Park stadium in Invercargill.

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Dog Tiffany sports a leather trousers outfit after the opening of the World's biggest beer fest, the Munich Oktoberfest, at the Theresienwiese in Munich. The world's biggest beer fest runs until October 3.

Dog Tiffany sports a leather trousers outfit after the opening of the World's biggest beer fest, the Munich Oktoberfest, at the Theresienwiese in Munich. The world's biggest beer fest runs until October 3.

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In this photo released by Systematics Lab, Delhi University, a Wayanad night frog sits in the forests of the Western Ghats in Kerala. A team of Indian scientists have discovered 12 new frog species, plus another three thought to have been extinct. The Wayanad night frog grows to about the size of a baseball or cricket ball.

In this photo released by Systematics Lab, Delhi University, a Wayanad night frog sits in the forests of the Western Ghats in Kerala. A team of Indian scientists have discovered 12 new frog species, plus another three thought to have been extinct. The Wayanad night frog grows to about the size of a baseball or cricket ball.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer (L) and teammate Stanislas Wawrinka discuss tactics in a play against Australia's Lleyton Hewitt and Chris Guccinone during their doubles tennis match in a Davis Cup world group playoff in Sydney.

Switzerland's Roger Federer (L) and teammate Stanislas Wawrinka discuss tactics in a play against Australia's Lleyton Hewitt and Chris Guccinone during their doubles tennis match in a Davis Cup world group playoff in Sydney.

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