August 28: World in pics

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A Chinese farmer showing his drought-stricken fields in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou province.

A Chinese farmer showing his drought-stricken fields in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou province.

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A reveller throws powder at others during a J'ouvert celebration at Ladbroke Grove in London which marks the start of the Notting Hill Carnival.

A reveller throws powder at others during a J'ouvert celebration at Ladbroke Grove in London which marks the start of the Notting Hill Carnival.

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A man salvages bottles along the rubble of a collapsed wall as it was knocked down by strong winds, in suburban Novaliches, Quezon City, Philippines.

A man salvages bottles along the rubble of a collapsed wall as it was knocked down by strong winds, in suburban Novaliches, Quezon City, Philippines.

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People sleep at Penn Station in New York, as Hurricane Irene approaches the region.

People sleep at Penn Station in New York, as Hurricane Irene approaches the region.

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A man salvages steel rods on the rubble of a collapsed wall as it was knocked down by strong winds, in suburban Novaliches, Quezon City, Philippines.

A man salvages steel rods on the rubble of a collapsed wall as it was knocked down by strong winds, in suburban Novaliches, Quezon City, Philippines.

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Saudis walk on King Abdullah Street decorated with lights ahead of celebrations for Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Riyadh.

Saudis walk on King Abdullah Street decorated with lights ahead of celebrations for Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Riyadh.

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Hundreds of fishing boats pack the port of Nanfangao, a major fishing village in Taiwan's northeastern Ilan county. Typhoon Nanmadol, saying the storm which had left at least seven people dead or missing in the Philippines may trigger torrential rains and strong winds.

Hundreds of fishing boats pack the port of Nanfangao, a major fishing village in Taiwan's northeastern Ilan county. Typhoon Nanmadol, saying the storm which had left at least seven people dead or missing in the Philippines may trigger torrential rains and strong winds.

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Cadel Evans, right, leads a break while heading up Rabbit Ears Pass just outside of Steamboat Springs, Colo. during the fifth stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

Cadel Evans, right, leads a break while heading up Rabbit Ears Pass just outside of Steamboat Springs, Colo. during the fifth stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

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Niagara Falls is illuminated in orange, to honor the late New Democrats party leader Jack Layton in Niagara Falls, New York.

Niagara Falls is illuminated in orange, to honor the late New Democrats party leader Jack Layton in Niagara Falls, New York.

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