Day in Pics

August 26, 2012

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Indian players celebrate U19 Cricket World Cup win
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Indian players celebrate U19 Cricket World Cup win
Indian players celebrate after winning the U19 Cricket World Cup at the Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville, Australia on Sunday. (PTI)
102th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa
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102th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa
Nuns belonging to the Catholic order of the Missionaries of Charity take part in the mass service to commemorate the 102th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa in the Indian Missionaries of Charity house in Kolkata on August 26, 2012. Mother Teresa, the 'Angel of Mercy,' a Nobel peace prize winner and Roman Catholic saint-in-waiting, was born on August 26, 1910 to Albanian parents in what is now Skopje in Macedonia. (AFP)
A large beetle shaped robot 'Kabutom RX-03'
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A large beetle shaped robot 'Kabutom RX-03'
A large beetle shaped robot 'Kabutom RX-03', produced by a Japanese engineer Hitoshi Takahashi is displayed before public at the Tsukuba Festival at Tsukuba city, suburban Tokyo on August 26, 2012. The Kabutom, 11-meters in length and weighing 17-tonnes, can walk with its six legs, powered by diesel engines and can blow smoke from its nose. (AFP)
Super Yosakoi 2012 dance festival in Tokyo
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Super Yosakoi 2012 dance festival in Tokyo
Dancers perform during the Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri 'Super Yosakoi 2012' dance festival in Tokyo on August 26, 2012. Eighty-eight dance teams with some 5,000 people participated in the two-day summer festival event. (AFP )
Armed gangs blocked roads throughout Guadalajera, Mexico
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Armed gangs blocked roads throughout Guadalajera, Mexico
A police officer guards a road where burning vehicles were used as roadblocks on the outskirts of Guadalajara August 25, 2012.

Armed gangs blocked intersections and highways throughout Guadalajera, Mexico's second biggest city, on Saturday with vehicles doused in gas and set on fire. Police confirmed seven unauthorized roadblocks with charred, smoldering cars and trucks within the Guadalajera city limits and 15 more in surrounding Jalisco state. One man was seriously wounded by gunfire at one of the roadblocks. (REUTERS)
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Cars race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 25, 2012 in Bristol, Tennessee. (AFP)
Australia's mining sector faces slowdown
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Australia's mining sector faces slowdown
This file photo shows coal being stockpiled at the coal port of Newcastle in Australia's New South Wales state.

Amid gloom in the eurozone and weakness in the United States economy, there are fears that slowing growth in China -- a major market for iron ore and coal -- could have a severe impact on Australia's mining-powered economy. (AFP)
Tropical Storm Isaac
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Tropical Storm Isaac
People stand under palm trees on a deserted beach at the outskirts of Havana August 25, 2012.

Tropical Storm Isaac dumped torrential rains on Haiti and flattened tent camps housing survivors of a devastating earthquake, then began an assault on eastern Cuba on Saturday. Isaac killed at least four people in Haiti and was expected to strengthen into a hurricane before hitting the Florida Keys on Sunday and crossing into the Gulf of Mexico. (REUTERS)
Fireworks before the London Paralympic Opening Ceremony
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Fireworks before the London Paralympic Opening Ceremony
This photo made available by LOCOG shows fireworks at Belfast City Hall after the lighting of the cauldron with the Paralympic flame in Belfast on Saturday August 25, 2012. The London Paralympic Opening Ceremony is on Wednesday August 29, 2012. (Image: AP)
Florida under a Hurricane warning
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Florida under a Hurricane warning
A man secures his boat as the Florida Keys are under a Hurricane warning as tropical storm Isaac tracks North on August 25, 2012 in Islamorada, Florida. (Image: AFP)
Pilatus PC-7 fly during Gran Fuerza de Mexico air show
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Pilatus PC-7 fly during Gran Fuerza de Mexico air show
Pilatus PC-7 aircraft fly in formation during the Gran Fuerza de Mexico (Mexico's Great Strength) air show at the Number One Air Base in Santa Lucia, north west of Mexico City on August 25, 2012. Thousands of people took part in the event on Saturday, according to local media. (Image: REUTERS)
Mitt Romney waves as he arrives in Portsmouth
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Mitt Romney waves as he arrives in Portsmouth
US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney waves as he arrives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on August 25, 2012. After a bitter, months-long campaign grind, US Republicans meet in Tampa, Florida, next week to crown Mitt Romney the nominee to challenge President Barack Obama for the White House in November. (Image: AFP)
Roger Federer, Serena Williams ahead of the 2012 US Open
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Roger Federer, Serena Williams ahead of the 2012 US Open
(L-R) Belgium's Kim Clijsters, Serena Williams of the US, Switzerland's Roger Federer and Taylor 'Woodie' McKnight of Washington, D.C. participate in the Arthur Ashe Kids' Day event ahead of the 2012 US Open tennis tournament in New York on August 25, 2012. (Image: REUTERS)
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