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Today's top images - 08/22/2013
Compelling images from around the world on Thursday

Beirut vigil

Lebanese and Syrian civilians hold signs and Syria's former independence flag which has been adopted by the rebels forces fighting against Syrian pro-government forces as they take part in a candle lit vigil in front of the offices of the United Nations headquarters in Beirut.

AFP

Temple of Apollo

A full moon rises behind the Temple of Apollo in Ancient Corinth.

AFP

Neymar celebrates

Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar celebrates after scoring during the Spanish Super Cup first leg football match Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

AFP

Piendamo protest

A Colombian peasant takes part in a protest in the village of El Cairo, rural area of Piendamo, Cauca department, Colombia.

AFP

Rushmore mural

A woman looks back while pushing her stroller past a giant mural of Mt. Rushmore by Brazilian streetartist Eduardo Kobra on La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles in California.

AFP

Gaza court

Palestinian girls play basketball during a training session as part of a sports program launched by the "Palestinian Association for Children's Encouragement of Sports" (PACES) in Gaza City.

AFP

Taking it down

Workers disassemble scaffolding in Jakarta which was used for the country's Independence Day celebrations.

AFP

Enjoying the beach

A girl tries to stop a wave at the beach near the famous Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California.

AFP

Hose bath

A man (L) takes a bath beside a flooded street in Kawit Cavite, south of Manila.

AFP

Portugal fire

Local residents try to extinguish a wildfire at Fornelo do Monte near Vouzela, central Portugal.

AFP

Weighing in

A Waxy Monkey Frog is placed onto a weighing scale during the London Zoo's annual weigh-in in London.

AFP

Starlight Alchemy

Performers from Starlight Alchemy perform a feat with fire during a media preview of the Singapore Night Festival.

AFP

Today's top images - 08/22/2013

Compelling images from around the world on Thursday

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