August 1, 2011

Posted August 1st, 2011 at 2:12 pm (UTC-4)
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1A Palestinian man hangs decorations for the holy month of Ramadan outside his home in Jerusalem's Old City, July 31, 2011.  Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and conducting sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. (Reuters)


2An Egyptian woman (C) salvages boxes of medicine left behind after Egyptian troops tore down the protesters' encampment in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo. Egyptian troops clashed with a small group of protesters camping out in Cairo's Tahrir Square to press demands for faster change and justice for protesters killed in the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. (AP)


3The sun sets over the Ifo extension refugee camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, July 31, 2011. The whole of drought and conflict-wracked southern Somalia is heading into famine as the Horn of Africa food crisis deepens, the United Nations said. (Reuters)

Libya Conflict

4A rebel fighter takes cover during fighting in the village of Josh, at the foot of the Nafusa mountain range in western Libya, as fighting continues between rebel forces and those loyal to the Libyan leader, Moammar Gadhafi, July 31, 2011. (AFP)

Cyprus-Syria Protest

5A makeshift gallows with a poster shows the pictures of former Syrian president Hafez al-Assd (top-C), his sons current President Bashar al-Assad (2nd L and bottom C), and Maher (L), their brother in-law General Assef Shawkat (2nd R), and businessman Rami Makhluf (R), during an anti-regime protest outside the Syrian embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus on July 31, 2011. Syrian forces killed nearly 140 people including 100 when the army stormed the city of Hama to crush dissent on the eve of Ramadan, activists said. (AFP)


6People pay their respects to the victims of the attacks in front of a sea of flowers outside the Oslo cathedral, July 31, 2011. Norwegians united in mourning on Friday as the first funerals were held a week after anti-Islam extremist Anders Behring Breivik massacred 77 people in attacks that traumatized the nation. (Reuters)

US Debt Showdown

7U.S. Capitol is reflected in the Capitol Reflecting Pool in Washington on July 31, 2011, as  Senators hold a rare Sunday session to debate the debt crisis. (AP)

China-Swimming Close

8Artists perform during the closing ceremony for FINA World Championships at the outdoor diving pool of the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai on July 31, 2011. (AFP)


9Malaysian jellyfish swim in a tank at the Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo. The aquarium located on the top of a building, will be reopened on August 4 following a one-year renovation. (AFP)

Romania Tourism

10A tourist looks at the landscape between the clouds on the peak of Transalpina, the highest road in Romania, which crosses the Parang mountains in the southern Carpathians reaching an altitude of 2,147 meters (7,044 feet) in Urdele pass, July 31, 2011. (Reuters)



One response to “August 1, 2011”

  1. Mark says:

    a thousand words

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