August 24, 2012

Posted August 24th, 2012 at 2:27 pm (UTC-4)
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Norway Attacks Trial Verdict

1Self-confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik appears on television screens inside a electronic superstore outside the Norwegian capital. An Oslo court sentenced him to 21 years in prison for his killing spree last year that left 77 people dead. (AFP)

South Africa Hippo

2A hippo is lifted from a swimming pool at the Monate Conservation Lodge, near Modimolle, South Africa, after being trapped there for three days. (AP)

Egypt Clashes

3A supporter of Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi (in red) clashes with anti-Morsi protesters during a demonstration in Tahrir Square in Cairo. (Reuters)

Philippines State Funeral

4Honor guards carry the flag-draped casket of the late Interior minister Jesse Robredo for a two-day state funeral at the Malacanang palace in Manila. Divers have recovered the body of the Philippines’ interior minister from the wreckage of a light aircraft that crashed into the sea near the central island of Masbate on August 21, 2012, three-days after the plane crashed. (Reuters)

Dominican Republic Tropical Weather

5A man looks out at the beach as tropical storm Isaac approaches in Barahona, Dominican Republic. Isaac strengthened slightly as it spun toward the Dominican Republic and Haiti, but seemed unlikely to gain enough steam to strike the island of Hispaniola as a hurricane. (AP)

Nepal Daily Life

6A Nepalese man climbs the Boudhanath stupa in Katmandu, a world heritage site, to hang prayer flags. (AP)

Lebanon Syria

7Sunni Muslim gunmen run to take up position in the neighborhood of Bab al-Tebbaneh in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, during sectarian clashes between Sunni Muslims and Alawites. (Reuters)

Nigeria Osun Osogbo Festival

8A Yoruba woman worships the goddess of the Osun river and other spirits in Osogbo, Nigeria. Many of the worshipers observing the centuries-old ethnic Yoruba celebration in southwestern Nigeria are Christians and Muslims. (AP)

US Republican National Convention

9Volunteers stage inflated balloons that will be dropped from the ceiling during the Republican National Convention as preparations continue at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida. (AFP)

Taiwan Typhoon

10A man walks down a lane filled with water-damaged furniture from heavy rains brought by Typhoon Tembin in Pingtung county, Taiwan. (AP)

Spain Cycling

11Spain La Vuelta Cyclist Argos Shimano’s Team John Degenkolb, from Germany, second left to right, before he crosses the line and wins the seventh, 164.2-kilometer (102.02 miles) stage, between Huesca and Alcaniz, of the Spanish Vuelta cycling race that finishes in Alcaniz, northern Spain. (AP)

One Response to “August 24, 2012”

  1. Binod says:

    Nice to see pic # 6 of Boudhanath, Katmandu.

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