August 25, 2014

    Published August 25, 2014


    Inmates stand on the roof of the penitentiary in Cascavel, Parana state, Brazil. Inmates rioting for better facilities in the jail killed four fellow prisoners, decapitating two of them, and took two guards hostage, officials said.


    A supporter (C) of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), holds an umbrella to avoid sunlight while getting a shave in front of the parliament lodges building during the Revolution March in Islamabad.


    A guard of honor is seen before a welcome ceremony for Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.


    Cellar worker Daniel Nelson looks over toppled barrels of Cabernet Sauvignon following an earthquake at the B.R. Cohn Winery barrel storage facility in Napa, California, Aug. 24, 2014.


    A wild elephant crosses a highway in search of dry land after floods hit Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India.


    A car sits atop an embankment after losing control and skidding up the concrete retaining wall on South La Brea Ave in Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles, USA, Aug. 24, 2014. The driver and his passenger escaped injury.


    A woman touches noses with a kitten during a stray cat adoption event organized by the Streetcats volunteer association in an attempt to reduce the number of abandoned cats roaming the streets of Bucharest, Romania, Aug. 24, 2014.


    A villager carrying a child uses a makeshift bamboo bridge to cross a flooded area in the Jorhat district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.


    Jessie J performs at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, California, Aug. 24, 2014.


    A couple sits on the sand of Sydney's Manly Beach, Australia, late at night as they watch blue bioluminescent waves. According to local media, millions of tiny single-cell dynamos, called dinoflagellates, are causing the colored waves as result of warm ocean currents and favourable coastal winds, with the waves providing the agitation needed to trigger the luminescent glow.


    Performers in costumes take part in a parade on the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in London.


    Buddha images, carved into cliffs are seen at Akauk Taung (Tax Mountain) on the bank of the Irrawaddy River outside Htonebo, Bago division, Myanmar.


    A man slips off the "gostra", a pole covered in grease, during the week-long celebrations for the religious feast of St. Julian, patron of the town of St Julian's, outside Valletta, Malta, Aug. 24, 2014.


    Peder Mondrup, 34, is seen on a rubber boat being pulled by his twin brother Steen as they compete in the swimming portion of the KMD Ironman Copenhagen challenge, Denmark, Aug. 24, 2014. Both were born three months prematurely but Peder suffered from a lack of oxygen, which left him with the medical condition of spasticity.


    Doll restorer Kerry Stuart rubs a filling compound into the cracked head of a plastic doll at Sydney's Doll Hospital, Australia.


    Britain's Josh Collins riding Spook a Little competes in the team reining competition and 1st individual qualifying at the World Equestrian Games at the d'Ornano stadium in Caen, France.

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