September 3, 2012

Posted September 3rd, 2012 at 2:33 pm (UTC-4)
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South Africa Miners

1Miners and their supporters dance after the miners were released outside the court in Ga Rankuwa near Pretoria, South Africa. South Africa released the first of 270 miners detained more than two weeks ago after police shot and killed 34 of their colleagues during a wildcat strike at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine. (Reuters)

Charlotte Democratic Convention

2The stage is seen as preparations continue before the start of the Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. (AP)

Beslan School Russia

3Candles and flowers are placed in front of a banner with photographs of victims of the 2004 Beslan school siege during a remembrance event held by the youth movement of the Yabloko political party in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Reuters)

London Paraolympics 2012

4Great Britain’s Susannah Rodgers adjusts her cap ahead of her women’s 100m freestyle S7 final at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (AP)

Bahrain Sitra Protests

5A masked Bahraini anti-government protester adds a tire to a row of others burning in a main street during clashes with riot police in Sitra, Bahrain. Verdicts are expected Tuesday for numerous jailed leaders, medical workers and activists. (AP)

Rio Beach Sculpture

6A sculpture named ‘Awilda’ is pictured at the shore of the Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 12-meters-tall sculpture, created by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa, will take part in the upcoming art project ‘OIR’ (Other Ideas for Rio). (Reuters)

South Korea Moon

7A woman prays near the extra editions reporting about the death of the Rev. Sun Myung Moon at an Unification Church in Seoul, South Korea. Moon, self-proclaimed messiah who founded Unification Church, died Monday at a church-owned hospital near his home in Gapyeong County, northeast of Seoul. (AP)

Gaza Palestinians Ballet

8Palestinian girls watch their teacher during a ballet class at a college in Gaza City. (Reuters)

Kashmir Indian Currency

9A Kashmiri woman walks under a garland made of Indian currency notes on display at a market in Srinagar. The garland is valued at 2,000 Indian rupees ($36). The garlands which range from 500-5,000 Indian rupees are traditionally given as presents to bridegrooms during their weddings in the Himalayan region. (Reuters)

Somalia University Graduation

10Students attend a graduation ceremony at a university in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Reuters)

Beijing Street Artist

11A street artist performs on a pedestrian street in Shanghai, China. (AP)

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