August 18, 2012

Posted August 18th, 2012 at 1:28 pm (UTC-4)
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Australia Sport Rugby

New Zealand All Blacks’ Ma’a Nonu (top) and captain Richie McCaw tackle Australia’s Wallabies’ Rob Horne during their Beldisloe Cup rugby union test match in Sydney, Australia. (Reuters)

Taiwan Farmers Guinness Record

Farmers plant rice seedlings in a paddy field in Taoyuan County, northern Taiwan. According to event organizers, 1215 farmers broke the Guinness World Record by planting rice seedlings for 2.1 hectare in 16 minutes 20 seconds. (Reuters)

France Weather

People sit by the Fountain of the Trocadero, with the Eiffel Tower in the background, as temperatures soars to 37C (98.6F), in Paris, France. (AP)

Chile Students Protest

A mother cries when the riot police detain student protesters in a school during a demonstration against the government to demand changes in the public state education system in Santiago, Chile, August 17, 2012. (Reuters)

Macedonia Army Day

Macedonian Army soldiers, members of the special force battalion Rangers, march during a parade in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Macedonian Army, in the capital Skopje. (AP)

Pakistan Transportation

Pakistani Muslims travel on an overloaded train as they head to their hometowns ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr in Lahore. (AFP)

New York NFL

Arizona Cardinals’ DeMarco Sampson (10) makes a catch as Oakland Raiders’ DeMarcus Van Dyke (23) and Brandon Underwood (28) collide during the second half in a preseason NFL football game, in Glendale, Arizona, August 17, 2012. The Cardinals defeated the Raiders 31-27. (AP)

South Korea Super Junia Pop

South Korean pop boy group Super Junior performs during the SMTown Live World Tour III, in Seoul, South Korea. (AP)

Germany Contest Farming Animal

Two referees watch sheep passing by during a professional sheperd contest in Schlesin, northern Germany. (AFP)

China Miss World

Newly crowned Miss World Yu Wenxia of China waves after she won the Miss World 2012 beauty pageant at the Ordos Stadium Arena in inner Mongolia city of Ordos. (AP)

Russia Air Show

Parachutists perform during an air show dedicated to the Day of the Russian Air Fleet at the Yemelyanovo airport outside Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters)

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