August 4, 2012

Posted August 4th, 2012 at 2:12 pm (UTC-4)
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India Flash Floods

Indian people carry their belongings on a horse cart to leave for safe land during a flash flood on the banks of the River Tawi in Jammu, India. (AP)

Germany Shepherds Championships

Shepherd Ingo Schorneck leads a herd of sheep during the regional Shepherds Championships of Thuringia in Hohenfelden, central Germany. (AP)


African Union troops and tanks move forward on the front line during clashes between Somali soldiers backed by African Union troops and Islamic insurgents near the town of Marca, 88 kilometers north of Mogadishu, Somalia. (AP)

China Flood Transportation

A boy takes a nap on luggage as passengers are stranded at Shenyang Railway Station in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China. Flooding triggered by Typhoon Damrey disrupted services of three railways in northeast province, Xinhua News Agency reported. (Reuters)

Belarus Sport

A participant demonstrates his skills using a water jetpack during a recreational sporting competition at an entertainment center near the village of Pleshchenitsy, 70 km (44 miles) northeast of Minsk, Belarus. (Reuters)

Indonesia Religion

Villagers walk to the crater of Mount Bromo during the annual Kasada festival in Indonesia’s East Java province. Villagers and worshipers throw offerings such as livestock and crops into the volcanic crater to give thanks to the Hindu gods for ensuring their safety and prosperity. (Reuters)

Magellanic Cloud Galaxy

The Small Magellanic Cloud galaxy in infrared light from the Herschel Space Observatory, a European Space Agency-led mission, and NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Considered dwarf galaxies compared to the big spiral of the Milky Way, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are the two biggest satellite galaxies of our home galaxy. (ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech/STScI)

Syria Fighting

A man runs for cover during clashes between Free Syrian Army fighters and Syrian Army soldiers in the Salah al-Din neighborhood of central Aleppo. (Reuters)

London Olympics Boxing

Everton dos Santos Lopes (L) of Brazil defends against Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo (R) of Cuba during their round of 16 Light-Welterweight (64kg) match of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena in London. Iglesias Sotolongo was awarded an 18-15 points decision. (AFP)

Netherlands Gay Parade

Boats of participants of the Canal Parade pass through the canals as part of the annual gay pride parade in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The canal parade is the highlight of Gay Pride Amsterdam, which is held in the capital every year. (Reuters)

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