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Tuesday, August 11, 2009
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Chinese_Typhoon

August 11: Residents ride a boat through the flooded streets of Pingyao town in Hangzhou, eastern China's Zhejiang province. In mainland China, Typhoon Morakot has led to the evacuation of some 1.4 million people while triggering a massive landslide that toppled at least six apartment buildings burying an unknown number of residents in eastern China, a state news agency said Tuesday.

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Zimbabweans Salute Mugabe

August 11: A young cadet salutes Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, unseen, during an Armed Forces Day ceremony in Harare.

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Afghanistan_Election

August 11: Supporters of Afghan Presidential candidate and former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah wait for him during his election campaign rally in Jaghuri district in Ghazi province, Afghanistan. Afghan President Hamid Karzai was long seen as the inevitable winner, but Abdullah Abdullah, a former foreign minister, has emerged as Karzai's top challenger and appears to have closed at least part of the gap with a campaign focusing on government mismanagement, corruption and rising violence.

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Princely_Engagement

August 11: Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her longtime boyfriend Jonas Bergstrom are seen as they announce their engagement at Solliden Palace, near Borgholm, Oland island. A date for the wedding has not been set, but Royal Court spokeswoman Annika Sonnerberg said it will be after Crown Princess Victoria's wedding in June 2010.

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Beijing_EXPO_2010

August 11: A light technician looks at the effects of a three meters globe with LED tiles that was installed for test purposes at a hall in Stuttgart, southern Germany. The globe is equipped with tiles containing some 400,000 LEDs works as a display for pictures and movies that can be influenced by a viewer's voice. The globe is planned to be one of the highlights of the German Pavilion at the Beijing EXPO 2010.

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India_Markets

August 11: Labors fill peas in sacks at a wholesale market in Jammu, India. The price of retail food items has risen by 32 percent due to poor rain, according to news reports.

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TOP WORLD NEWS PHOTOS

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

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