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Today's top images - 08/19/2013
Compelling images from around the world on Monday

Cairo concertina

Egyptian army soldiers take out barbed wire that was surrounding the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo ahead of planned demonstrations.

Beirut wedding

People cheer as a Lebanese bride and groom pose for pictures at the site of a car bomb explosion that killed at least 27 people on August 15 in Beirut's Rweiss neighbourhood.

AFP

Camp Nou domination

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (C) celebrates with his teammate forward Pedro Rodriguez after scoring during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Levante UD at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. Barca won 7-0.

AFP

JI rally

Activists of the student wing of Islamic political party Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) wear shrouds during a protest rally in support of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in Karachi.

AFP

Amarnath trek

Hindu devotees walk during their pilgrimage from Baltal Base Camp to the holy Amarnath Cave Shrine, in Baltal.

AFP

Sanaa celebration

A Yemeni man leaps over a two camels during the opening ceremony of the Sanaa Summer Festival in the capital Sanaa.

AFP

Super celebration

Juventus players celebrate with the trophy at the end of the Italian Super Cup football match at the Olympic stadium in Rome. Juventus won 4-0.

AFP

Factory work

An Afghan labourer works at a traditional cotton factory in Jalalabad.

AFP

Monsoon prep

An Indian shopkeeper shows villagers plastic sheeting to cover the rooves of their homes, at a market in Amritsar.

AFP

Kayla in flight

Crystal Palace's mascot Kayla the eagle flies before the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park in south London. Tottenham won 1-0.

AFP

Arrested

An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man is arrested by Israeli border police during a protest in Ramat Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, after dozens of Ultra-Orthodox Jews, known as Haredim, protest for a fifth day against the desecration of ancient graves which were discovered at a new housing construction site.

AFP

Training in Caracas

People train to stick fight in front of a mural depicting late Venezuelan former President Hugo Chavez in Caracas.

AFP

Today's top images - 08/19/2013

Compelling images from around the world on Monday