August 24, 2011

Posted August 24th, 2011 at 1:48 pm (UTC-4)
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"US Vice President Joe Biden"

1US Vice President Joe Biden walks to deliver remarks at Yokota Airbase, Tokyo, Japan. (AP)



"North Korea"
"Afghanistan Would-be Child Suicide Bombers"

2Afghan would-be child suicide bombers attend a ceremony to mark the release of 20 detained would-be child suicide bombers, presided over by President Hamid Karzai at the presidential palace in Kabul. (Reuters)

"Iraq Turkey Protest"

3Riot policemen stand in front of residents protesting outside the Turkish consulate in Arbil, about 350 km (220 miles) north of Baghdad, against Turkish shelling on northern Iraq. (Reuters)

"Libya Gadhafi Compound"

4A rebel fighter climbs on top of a statue inside Moammar Gadhafi's compound Bab al-Aziziya in Tripoli, Libya. (AP)

"Ukraine Protest"

5On the 20th anniversary of Ukraine''s Independence, police in Kyiv prevent thousands of opposition supporters from marching to the presidential administration building during a protest against the trial of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. (Reuters)

"Chile Strike"

6Demonstrators block a main street with barricades during a 48-hour national strike in Santiago, Chile. The rally is in support of a strike by students, workers and citizens to demand reforms in the public state education system, better salaries and health care. (Reuters)

"India Lotus Vendor"

7A vendor with his head covered by a lotus leaf sells lotus-buds on a street in Srinagar, India. (Reuters)

"Serbia Weather"

8A man covered in mud sunbathes next to a small mineral spring pool in Ovca, a rural suburb of Belgrade, Serbia. Hot weather has set in with temperatures rising up to 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in Serbia. (AP)

"Hungary Orangutan"

9An orangutan uses a cardboard box as a makeshift sun shelter in Budapest's Zoo. Temperatures reached 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit) in Hungary. (Reuters)

"San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge"

10A couple looks out at a fog-shrouded Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. (Reuters)

"US East Coast Earthquake"

11Office workers stand outside after being evacuated from buildings on Wall Street in New York  after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the US East Coast, August 23, 2011. (Reuters)

4 Responses to “August 24, 2011”

  1. Ko Vid says:

    That lotus vendor is a walking advertisement! Makes me want to buy some lotus buds for dinner with my sweetheart!

  2. Gossip Girl says:

    These pictures are so cute then..hehehe..Especially with the orangutan that try to help himself with a piece of a card board..So cool..hehe..And also the man who try to sunbath himself with those muds,he’s like a statue..But the picture I love the most is the last picture and thats NYC,I hope one day I can go there..:)

  3. Eric tuan says:

    US vice president walking to deliver the remarks looks like a comic than a polician. It is very cool …

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