August 27, 2013

    Published August 27, 2013


    Rescuers work amid the rubble of a building in construction that collapsed killing a least six people and injuring at least 22 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


    An Indian day laborer struggles to unload a 60 kg bag of rice at a grains depot near New Delhi.


    A Free Syrian Army fighter looks outside while holding his weapon as he takes cover inside a damaged shop in the old city of Aleppo, Syria.


    Protesters throw stones at a police vehicle in Ubate, north of Bogota, Colombia, Aug. 26, 2013. Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in support of farmers who had being blockading highways for a week for an assortment of demands that include reduced gasoline prices, increased subsidies and the cancellation of free trade agreements.


    People launch a 30-meter-diameter paper lantern at Xiapo village, Qionghai, Hainan province, China. The lantern, made of 72 smaller lanterns, was designed for a local ritual ceremony to mark the Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival, also known as Yu Lan, a traditional Chinese festival on the 15th night of the seventh month of the Chinese calendar.


    A performer participates in the Notting Hill Carnival in west London, Aug. 26, 2013.


    A dust storm approaches Phoenix before the MLB game between the San Diego Padres and the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix, Arizona, Aug. 26, 2013.


    A waitress presents the official Oktoberfest beer mugs during a presentation in Munich, Germany. Oktoberfest, the world's biggest beer festival, runs from Sept. 21 until Oct. 6 this year.


    From more than 40 countries and 30 U.S. states, people around the world shared more than 1,400 images of themselves as part of the Wave at Saturn event organized by NASA's Cassini mission. That event on July 19, 2013, marked the day the Cassini spacecraft turned back toward Earth to take our picture as part of a larger mosaic of the Saturn system. The images came via Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Google+ and email. As a tribute to the people of Earth, the mission has assembled this collage from the shared images, using an image of Earth as the base image. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)


    Children and volunteers help make a 120-meter long (393 ft) roll sushi to serve local people at an event in Tokyo, Japan.


    Revelers play with fireworks in an enclosed area on the main street of the village of Paterna, near Valencia, during the annual "Corda" festivity in Spain, Aug. 26, 2013.


    A Black Crowned Crane stands on one of his legs as he sleeps, at the Zoo in Berlin, Germany.

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