Aug 15: World in pics

UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2011 02:38 PM IST
A man beats an image of Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak with his shoe as anti-Mubarak demonstrators wait in front of the police academy, where Mubarak's trial will be held, in Cairo.
US Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) (2nd R) walks at the Government House after meeting Thailand's first female Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as part of his Asian Tour, in Bangkok.
Iraqi policemen inspect the site of a bomb attack in central Kirkuk, 250 km north of Baghdad.
Japan's emperor Akihito (R) and empress Michiko bow before a huge bank of chrysanthemums to offer prayers for the war dead during a memorial service at Budokan in Tokyo.
Cabin crew of AirAsia Philippines pose for photos next to an Airbus A320 shortly after arriving from Toulose in France at the former US military Clark air base in Angeles City, Pampanga province, north of Manila.
Musician Adam Lambert arrives at the Do Something Awards in Los Angeles, California.
A visitor watches as a professional diver wearing an Elvis Presley attire poses inside an aquarium of the Ocean Park in Manila.
Men in Japanese Imperial navy uniforms stand at attention to pay their respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo.
Pope Benedict XVI (C) waves to the faithful during the Assumption Festival at his summer residence in Castel Gandolfo, outside Rome.

A man beats an image of Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak with his shoe as anti-Mubarak demonstrators wait in front of the police academy, where Mubarak's trial will be held, in Cairo.

US Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) (2nd R) walks at the Government House after meeting Thailand's first female Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as part of his Asian Tour, in Bangkok.

Iraqi policemen inspect the site of a bomb attack in central Kirkuk, 250 km north of Baghdad.

Japan's emperor Akihito (R) and empress Michiko bow before a huge bank of chrysanthemums to offer prayers for the war dead during a memorial service at Budokan in Tokyo.

Cabin crew of AirAsia Philippines pose for photos next to an Airbus A320 shortly after arriving from Toulose in France at the former US military Clark air base in Angeles City, Pampanga province, north of Manila.

Musician Adam Lambert arrives at the Do Something Awards in Los Angeles, California.

A visitor watches as a professional diver wearing an Elvis Presley attire poses inside an aquarium of the Ocean Park in Manila.

Men in Japanese Imperial navy uniforms stand at attention to pay their respects to the war dead at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo.

Pope Benedict XVI (C) waves to the faithful during the Assumption Festival at his summer residence in Castel Gandolfo, outside Rome.

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