24 Shtator 2012

E Hënë , 24 Shtator 2012
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Free Syrian Army

1A Free Syrian Army fighter, carrying a weapon on his back, plays a guitar as he walks through a street near Aleppo, Syria. (Reuters)

Spain Fires

2Smoke from a wildfire engulfs a hillside next to a house in Pedralba near Valencia, Spain. (Reuters)

Sri Lanka Protests

3Sri Lankan Muslims shouts slogans during a protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Thousands of Sri Lankan Muslims protested against the film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ that ridicules Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. (AP)

Manila Tornado Damage

4A boy sits atop belongings on what was left of his family’s house after a small tornado damaged some 50 houses in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines. (Reuters)

Taiwan Disputed Islands

5Several dozen fishing boats flying Taiwanese national flags set out from the Suao harbor, northeastern Taiwan, to disputed islands in the East China Sea. The islands, called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, are controlled by Japan but also claimed by China and Taiwan, and have been a key part of simmering regional tensions over rival territorial claims. (AP)

Brussels High Wind

6People help each other cross a square during strong wind in central Brussels, Belguim. According to local media, the wind was expected to possibly reach speeds of over 80 km per hour on Monday. (Reuters)

Brazil World Cup Mascot

7An inflated official mascot of the 2014 World Cup is seen at the Esplanade of Ministries in Brasilia, Brazil. FIFA said the mascot represents the three-banded armadillo, an endangered species indigenous to Brazil. (Reuters)

Hassidic Jews Tashlich

8Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Hassidic sect Vizhnitz gather on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean Sea as they participate in a Tashlich ceremony in Herzeliya, Israel. Tashlich, which means ‘to cast away’ in Hebrew, is the practice by which Jews go to a large flowing body of water and symbolically ‘throw away’ their sins by throwing a piece of bread, or similar food, into the water before Yom Kippur, which starts Tuesday. (AP)

Hong Kong Art

9A 3.5-meter-high sculpture by Yue Minjun, one of China’s leading contemporary artist, is displayed during ‘The Tao of Laughter’ exhibition in Hong Kong. Yue’s first Hong Kong public art exhibition will be open to all September 24-October 23. (Reuters)

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