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Today's top images - 08/15/2013
Compelling images from around the world on Thursday
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Echoes of Tiananmen

An Egyptian woman tries to stop a military bulldozer from hurting a wounded youth during clashes, as Egyptian security forces moved in to disperse supporters of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi in a huge protest camp near Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in eastern Cairo.

(MOHAMMED ABDEL MONEIM)

Icy bite

A Japanese macaque bites into a large block of ice containing frozen fruits to help beat the summer heat at the Sendai Yagiyama Zoological Park in Miyagi prefecture.

(AFP)

Neymar in Basel

Brazilian forward Neymar grimaces prior to a friendly football match against Switzerland at the St Jakob Stadium in Basel. Switzerland won 1-0.

(AFP)

Telling the story

Reporters run for cover during clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi, and police in Cairo, as security forces backed by bulldozers moved in on two huge pro-Morsi protest camps.

ABV fire

A US Army Assault Breacher Vehicle (ABV) fires the linear demolition charge system during a demonstration at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in Pocheon, 65 kms northeast of Seoul.

(AFP)

Cairo flames

A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi looks on during clashes with security forces in Cairo, as security forces backed by bulldozers moved in on two huge pro-Morsi protest camps, launching a long-threatened crackdown that left dozens dead.

(MOSAAB EL-SHAMY)

Beit Shemesh cannon

An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man holds his hat out as he stands against a water cannon being fired by Israeli police in Ramat Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, after dozens of Ultra-Orthodox Jews, known as Haredim, protest for a third day against the desecration of ancient graves which were discovered at a new housing construction site.

(AFP)

Opening ceremony

An artist performs during the opening ceremony of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) 2013 at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in New Delhi.

(AFP)

Shakhora clashes

A Bahraini protestor runs for cover from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes following a demonstration against the ruling regime in the village of Shakhora, west of Manama.

(AFP)

Quetta protest

A Pakistani boy stands on an Indian flag during a protest in Quetta.

(AFP)

Bangalore rains

A pedestrian walks with an umbrella as rain falls in Bangalore.

(AFP)

Independence eve

Indian students, their faces painted with the colours of their national flag, pose on the eve of Independence day in Allahabad.

(AFP)

Today's top images - 08/15/2013

Compelling images from around the world on Thursday

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