Day in Pics

September 25, 2012

Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York
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Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York
US President Barack Obama (L) looks on as former US President Bill Clinton speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting on September 25, 2012 in New York City. Timed to coincide with the United Nations General Assembly, CGI brings together heads of state, CEOs, philanthropists and others to help find solutions to the world's major problems. (AFP)
67th session of the General Assembly at UN Headquarters
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67th session of the General Assembly at UN Headquarters
Ban Ki-moon, right, Secretary General of United Nations meets with Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein, left, King of Jordan who is in town for the 67th session of the General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 (AP)
A vehicle burns after an explosion in Tunceli
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A vehicle burns after an explosion in Tunceli
A vehicle burns after an explosion in the center of Tunceli on September 25, 2012. Six soldiers and one civilian were killed when a bomb apparently targeting a military convoy exploded in southeastern Turkey on Tuesday, hospital sources said. The powerful blast in the centre of Tunceli city destroyed a military vehicle and hit another civilian vehicle, local security sources said. (AFP)
World leaders in politics gather for Clinton Global Initiative
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World leaders in politics gather for Clinton Global Initiative
A protestor holds a sign outside the United Nations during the UN's General Assembly on September 25, 2012 in New York City. Over 120 prime ministers, presidents and monarchs are gathering this week at the UN for the annual meeting. This year's focus among leaders will be the ongoing fighting in Syria, which is beginning to threaten regional stability. (AFP)
Thorsten Heins speaks about the new BlackBerry 10
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Thorsten Heins speaks about the new BlackBerry 10
Thorsten Heins, President and CEO of Research in Motion, speaks about the new BlackBerry 10 at the BlackBerry Jam Americas conference in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. (AP)
Exhibition at the 'World of Dinosaurs' in Hohenfelden
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Exhibition at the 'World of Dinosaurs' in Hohenfelden
A child stands in front of a model of a Triceratops dinosaur in the exhibition 'World of Dinosaurs' in Hohenfelden near Erfurt, central Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. From Sept. 15 up to the Nov. 4, 2012 the exhibition shows 65 models of 56 species of dinosaurs . Among them are stegosaurs, diplodocus, triceratops, archaeopteryx, tyrannosaur, and other representatives of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. (AP)
French soldiers prepare an operation during a briefing
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French soldiers prepare an operation during a briefing
French soldiers prepare an operation during a briefing, on September 23, 2012, at the Warehouse base in Kabul. France is the fifth largest contributor to NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), which is due to pull out the vast majority of its 130,000 troops by the end of 2014. (AFP)
Bahraini anti-government protesters run from riot police
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Bahraini anti-government protesters run from riot police
Bahraini anti-government protesters run from riot police who dispersed their planned march calling for the release of political prisoners in Bilad al-Qadeem, Bahrain, on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. Police chased protesters with tear gas and stun grenades as they arrived for the march, preventing it from starting. (AP)
Space capsule of Red Bull Stratos mission
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Space capsule of Red Bull Stratos mission
In this Sept 24, 2012 photo, a crew member adjusts the space capsule of the Red Bull Stratos mission in the pressure chamber at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Skydiver Felix Baumgartner Baumgartner will attempt to go supersonic when he jumps from the capsule at a record altitude of 23 miles over New Mexico. On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 project managers announced the jump is scheduled for Oct. 8, 2012. (AP)
Stryker tactical combat vehicle
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Stryker tactical combat vehicle
An Afghan villager stands beside a Stryker tactical combat vehicle driven by soldiers from the US Army 3rd platoon, C-company, 1-23 infantry posting a lookout in Genrandai village at Panjwai district, Kandahar on September 24, 2012. The Afghan Taliban dismissed NATO figures showing a decrease in insurgent attacks, saying the statistics reflect troop withdrawals and a 'cowardly' avoidance of contact. (AFP)
Wall-Ye V.I.N. robot
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Wall-Ye V.I.N. robot
Guy Julien uses the Wall-Ye V.I.N. robot that he created with Christophe Millot on September 13, 2012 in vineyards near Chalon-sur-Saone. The robot, brainchild of these two Burgundy-based inventors, is one of the robots being developed around the world aimed at vineyards struggling to find the labour they need. (AFP)
Sculpture at the UN headquarters
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Sculpture at the UN headquarters
People walk past a sculpture as they arrive to the U.N. headquarters for the 67th United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 25, 2012. (REUTERS)
Coastguard vessels from Japan, Taiwan duelled with water cannon
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Coastguard vessels from Japan, Taiwan duelled with water cannon
Japanese and Taiwan Coast Guard vessels use water cannon as they clash near the disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku islands in territorial waters in the East China Sea on September 25, 2012. Coastguard vessels from Japan and Taiwan duelled with water cannon after dozens of Taiwanese boats escorted by patrol ships sailed into waters around Tokyo-controlled islands. Japanese coastguard ships sprayed water at the fishing vessels, footage on national broadcaster NHK showed, with the Taiwanese patrol boats directing their own high-pressure hoses at the Japanese ships. (AFP)
150th birth anniversary of Motilal Nehru
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150th birth anniversary of Motilal Nehru
President Pranab Mukherjee and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi during a function to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Motilal Nehru in New Delhi on Tuesday. (PTI)
Chariot procession of Lord Venkateswara
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Chariot procession of Lord Venkateswara
Devotees participating in the chariot procession of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala in Tirupati on Tuesday. (PTI)
Tendulkar at launch of 'Livpure'
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Tendulkar at launch of 'Livpure'
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar at the launch of a water purifier 'Livpure' in New Delhi. (Amrendra Jha, BCCL)
Nissan Evalia launched
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Nissan Evalia launched
Takayuki Ishide, CEO and MD of Nissan Motors India Ltd, at the launch of Nissan Evalia in New Delhi. (Amrendra Jha, BCCL)
Nexus 7 tablet at a promotional event in Tokyo
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Nexus 7 tablet at a promotional event in Tokyo
Google product manager Hugo Barra shows Nexus 7 tablet at a promotional event in Tokyo September 25, 2012. Google Inc said it began selling its Nexus 7 tablet in Japan on Tuesday, with a starting price of 19,800 yen ($250). REUTERS
China's first aircraft carrier 'Liaoning' enters service
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China's first aircraft carrier 'Liaoning' enters service
China's first aircraft carrier, the 'Liaoning' sits berthed at the naval base in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning province.

China's first aircraft carrier, a former Soviet ship it bought from Ukraine and refurbished, entered service on September 25, the defence ministry in Beijing said. AFP (More pics)
South Korean airforce acrobatic team
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South Korean airforce acrobatic team
The South Korean airforce acrobatic team 'Black Eagles' perform maneuvers during a demonstration on the eve of the Armed Forces Day anniversary at the Gyeryong military headquarters in Gyeryong, about 140 km (87 miles) south of Seoul September 25, 2012. REUTERS
Foxconn resumes production
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Foxconn resumes production
Policemen stand guard inside the north gate of Foxconn Tech-Industry Park in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, September 25, 2012.

A Chinese factory owned by iPhone assembler Foxconn resumed production on Tuesday after a riot involving 2,000 workers had forced it to close for 24 hours, in an incident that put Chinese labour conditions back under the microscope. REUTERS
new iPad app allows users to see Albert Einstein's brain!
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new iPad app allows users to see Albert Einstein's brain!
Dr. Phillip Epstein, left, and Steve Landers of the National Museum of Health and Medicine Chicago talk about the new iPad app being released Tuesday, September 25 that allows users to see Albert Einstein's brain as if they were looking through a microscope.

The application promises to make detailed images of his brain more accessible to scientists than ever before. Teachers, students and anyone who's curious also can get a look. AP
A fishing boat in disputed territory
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A fishing boat in disputed territory
A fishing boat from Taiwan sails near the disputed islands in the East China Sea, known as Senkaku in Japan, Diaoyu in China and Tiaoyutai in Taiwan, in this handout photo taken by the Japan Coast Guard September 25, 2012. A group of fishermen from Taiwan said as many as 100 boats escorted by 10 Taiwan Coast Guard vessels would arrive in the area later on Monday. (REUTERS)
Train derailed in suburban Tokyo
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Train derailed in suburban Tokyo
Police officers inspect a commuter train which derailed after it ran into a landslide in Yokosuka city, suburban Tokyo on September 25, 2012. Ten people were injured in the accident which was caused by heavy rain. (AFP)
Jewish worshippers pray on a roof of a Jewish seminary
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Jewish worshippers pray on a roof of a Jewish seminary
Jewish worshippers pray on a roof of a Jewish seminary overlooking the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, ahead of Yom Kippur in Jerusalem's Old City September 24, 2012. Yom Kippur, or Day of Atonement,is the holiest of Jewish holidays when observant Jews atone for the sins of the past year. (REUTERS)
2014 World Cup Mascot
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2014 World Cup Mascot
The mascot of the 2014 World Cup soccer tournament in Brasilia, Brazil. The mascot is a yet to-be-named Brazilian endangered armadillo. FIFA said Brazilians will have until mid-November to choose the mascot's name from three choices: Amijubi, Fuleco and Zuzeco. (AP)
Hillary Clinton meets Libyan President
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Hillary Clinton meets Libyan President
US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, meets with Libyan President Mohamed Magariaf, right, Monday, September 24, 2012, in New York. (AP)
French soldiers in Kabul
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French soldiers in Kabul
French soldiers wait in front of Naghlu base before heading back to their warehouse base in Kabul on September 24, 2012, in a village on the road to Naghlu the French army base. France is the fifth largest contributor to NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), which is due to pull out the vast majority of its 130,000 troops by the end of 2014. (AFP)
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