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Today's top images - 08/12/2013
Compelling images from around the world on Monday

Bombed in Raqqa

Syrians inspect debris after a bomb hit a building during clashes between rebel fighters and Syrian government forces in the northern city of Raqqa, the only provincial capital in rebel hands.

Perseids shower

A multiple exposure picture shows a Perseids meteor shower in the sky, near the municipality of La Hiruela, on the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Madrid.

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Lightning strikes twice

Jamaica's Usain Bolt (L) wins the 100 metres final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

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Kite surfing

Kite surfers perform at Mazotos' Kahuna beach during the first Cyprus Kite-surfing championship.

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Addicted

Afghan addicts smoke heroin in the city of Jalalabad.

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Nag Panchami

A Hindu man plays with a snake on the occasion of the Nag Panchami festival, outside the Nagvasuki temple in Allahabad.

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Tel Aviv beach

A Palestinian woman and tourists enjoy the Tel Aviv beach a day after the Eid-al-Fitr festival, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

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Moscow vault

Canada's Damian Warner competes in the men's decathlon pole vault event at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

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Landing the jump

Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare competes during the women's long jump final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

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Wrestling performance

Elderly Indian wrestler, Ram Gopal performs during a bout of traditional wrestling organized at the historical Loknath Vyayamsala (Fitness Center) on the occasion of Nag Panchami, in Allahabad.

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Bali landing

An aircraft prepares to land at the International Ngurah Rai Airport on Indonesia's popular tourist island of Bali.

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Enjoying the day

Palestinians from the West Bank enjoy the Tel Aviv beach, a day after the Eid-al-Fitr festival, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

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Today's top images - 08/12/2013

Compelling images from around the world on Monday

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