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Today's top images - 08/02/2013
Compelling images from around the world on Friday

Remain vigilant

An Afghan security serviceman keep watch at a damaged police post following an airstrike in Bati Kot district in Nangarhar province.

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Glitter mask

An Israeli has his face made up during the annual gay pride parade in Jerusalem.

AFP

Balog and Balog

In a picture taken with an underwater camera Hungary's Gabor Balog competes in the heats of the men's 200-metre backstroke swimming event in the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona.

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Salvador clown

A clown participates in the parade of El Correo, the opening of the celebration of the El Divino Salvador del Mundo, patron saint of the city of San Salvador, El Salvador.

AFP

Trombones on parade

Students participate in the parade of El Correo, the opening of the celebration of the El Divino Salvador del Mundo, patron saint of the city of San Salvador, El Salvador.

AFP

Flood waters

An Indian villager cups a drink of water from the floods at Badara Sanuti Village near Allahabad.

AFP

Lailat al-Qadr

Iraqi Shiite Muslim worshippers place the Koran over their heads as they attend a Lailat al-Qadr, or Night of Destiny, prayer in the Imam Musa al-Khadim shrine in Baghdad.

AFP

Hands of protest

Protesters confront Israeli's riots police during a demonstration against Israeli government's plans to resettle Bedouins in the Negev desert in the Arab Israeli city of Ar'Ara, north of Israel.

AFP

Rocky beach

A woman relaxes on the beach in Brighton during hot weather.

AFP

Regata splash

Sailboats compete in the 32nd Copa del Rey Regatta off the coast of Palma de Mallorca.

AFP

Paris splash

People sunbathe on lawns near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

AFP

Bridge jumper

An Indian youth jumps from the from Shashtri bridge into the overflowing River Ganges as others look on in Allahabad.

AFP

Today's top images - 08/02/2013

Compelling images from around the world on Friday

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