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Today's top images - 08/16/2013
Compelling images from around the world on Friday

At the scene

Lebanese civilians and emergency personnel gather at the site of a car bomb between the Bir el-Abed and Roueiss neighbourhoods, in the southern suburb of Beirut.

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Srinagar rain

A Kashmiri child stands in the rain with an umbrella as an Indian security serviceman stands guard during a one-day strike on India's 67th Independence Day in Srinagar.

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Javelin throw

South Africa's John Robert Oosthuizen competes in the men's javelin throw qualifications at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

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Carrying the flag

A young Bahraini boy holds the national flag during the clashes with riot police following an anti-regime protest in the village of Abu Saiba, west of Manama.

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Mourning

An Egyptian woman mourns over the body of her daughter wrapped in shrouds at a mosque in Cairo.

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Steeplechase

Kenya's Abel Kiprop Mutai (R) competes during the men's 3000 metres steeplechase final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow. Kenyan showman Ezekiel Kemboi won won the event.

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Beirut blast

Lebanese fire fighters extinguish a flame at the site of a car bomb between the Bir el-Abed and Roueiss neighbourhoods, in the southern suburb of Beirut.

AFP

In formation

Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police (JKAP) servicewomen stand in formation during celebrations marking India's Independence Day at The Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar.

AFP

Handover

Athletes hand over the baton during the men's 4x400 metres relay at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.

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Rio demo

A demonstrator blocks Rio Branco Avenue in Rio de Janeiro to protest against the corruption in the government of Rio de Janeiro's governor Sergio Cabral.

AFP

At the border

Indian schoolchildren perform a dance routine during celebrations for India's Independence Day at the India-Pakistan Wagah border post.

AFP

Rabaa al-Adawiya

Residents walk through debris and rubble inside the burnt down mosque of Rabaa al-Adawiya in Cairo.

AFP

Today's top images - 08/16/2013

Compelling images from around the world on Friday

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