August 8, 2011

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 1:46 pm (UTC-4)
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Syria-Berlin Protest

A woman holds a rose as she takes part in an Amnesty International demonstration in solidarity with Syria's anti-government protesters in Berlin, August 6, 2011. (Reuters)

US-Afghan Casualties

A Marine carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Sgt. Daniel J. Patron Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Patron, of Canton, Ohio, died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. (AP)

Somalia Refugees

Newly arrived Somali refugees are seen in Kenya's Dadaab Refugee Camp, situated northeast of the capital Nairobi near the Somali border, August 8, 2011. (Reuters)


A Somali boy walks along a street in the Wardigley district of southern Mogadishu, August 7, 2011. African peacekeepers have forced Somalia's al Shabaab Islamists to abandon their campaign to hold the capital Mogadishu, but the fighters' retreat hardly ends the country's bloodshed and could herald a wave of al Qaeda-style suicide attacks. (Reuters)

Britain Riots

A police officer patrols as firemen dowse down buildings set alight during riots in Tottenham, north London, August 7, 2011. Rioters throwing petrol bombs battled police in an economically deprived district of London overnight, setting patrol cars, buildings and a bus on fire in some of the worst disorder seen in the capital in recent years. (Reuters)


A share price display shows stocks on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in Sydney on August 8, 2011. Australian stocks fell 114 points to close at 4055 following the downgrading of the US credit rating. (AFP)

Tibet PM

The Dalai Lama (C) holds hands with Lobsang Sangay (L), the elected prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, and outgoing PM Samdhong Rinpoche before Sangay's swearing-in ceremony at the Tsuglakhang temple in the northern Indian town of Dharamsala, August 8, 2011. Sangay, a Harvard graduate, replaced the Dalai Lama as the Tibetan movement's political leader. (Reuters)

NASCAR Pocono Auto Racing

Dark clouds move over the grandstands at Pocono Raceway on August 7, 2011 in Long Pond, Pa. Brad Keselowski won the rain-interrupted NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race earlier in the day. (AP)

China Concert

People watch a performance next to an umbrella at the 2011 Beijing Forest Music Festival near the Shuiguan section of the Great Wall on the outskirts of Beijing, China, August 7, 2011. (Reuters)


A Kashmiri Muslim boat man prays on his boat after breaking his fast during the holy month of Ramadan, in Srinagar, India, August 8, 2011. (AP)


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