September 8, 2012

Posted September 8th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-4)
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 Japan Women U20 World Cup Soccer

U.S. team members hold the trophy after defeating Germany to win the U20 women’s World Cup soccer final in Tokyo, Japan. (AP)

Afghanistan Massoud

An Afghan boy stands in front of a picture of slain national hero Ahmad Shah Massoud on the monument built in memory of him on his 11th death anniversary in Kabul. (Reuters)

Russia APEC

Leaders attend the the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ meeting in Vladivostok, Russia. (AP)

France Kite Festival

Kites take flight during the 17th edition of the International Kite Festival in Dieppe, northern France. The event held until September 16 gathers thousand of people from 40 different countries. (AFP)

Pakistan Christians

A Pakistani police official and a Christian volunteer escort a young Christian girl accused of blasphemy, towards a helicopter following her release from central prison on the outskirts of Rawalpindi. A jail official says that a young Christian girl accused burning pages of the Islam’s holy book has been freed from a jail. (AP)

Czech Lego Tower

Men participate in the building of a 32.5-meter tall tower made of ‘Lego’ toy pieces in Prague, Czech Republic. A Danish Lego engineer, with the help of Czech children, beat the previous world record for a Lego tower by 30 cms. The previous record was set in Winsdor, Great Britain, on July 6, 2012. (AFP)

Germany Bavarian Farmers

Bavarian farmers handle a cow in Pfronten, about 160km (100 miles) south of Munich, Germany. At the end of the summer season, farmers move their herds down from the Alps to the valley into winter pastures. (Reuters)

Greece Financial Crisis

Firefighters shout slogans as they hold a banner reading ‘Help!!’ during a protest in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki. Greece, in the grip of a severe recession for the fifth straight year, is still struggling to avoid bankruptcy by imposing harsh austerity measures. (AP)

Egypt Gamal Mubarak

Gamal Mubarak, a onetime heir apparent to the Egyptian Presidency, sits behind bars at the second session of his trial on charges of insider trading in Cairo Criminal Court in Cairo. (AP)

Netherlands Soccer

Daryl Janmaat of the Netherlands is kicked by Arda Turan of Turkey during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 7, 2012. (Reuters)

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