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Today's top images - 08/23/2013
Compelling images from around the world on Friday

Quru Gusik

A Syrian-Kurdish children sitting on a bed at the Quru Gusik refugee camp, 20 kilometres east of the of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq.

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Hungry Ghost

A performer wearing a traditional costume (foreground) walks past a man standing by a truck during a parade for the Hungry Ghost Festival in Hong Kong.

AFP

Tossed

Al-Sadd's forward Raul is tossed by teammates during the Santiago Bernabeu trophy football match Real Madrid CF vs Al-Sadd SC at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Real Madrid won 5-0.

AFP

I have a dream

The phrase "I have a dream" is engraved in the stone where Martin Luther King, Jr., stood and gave his historic speech advocating racial equality during the March on Washington in 1963, as tourists walk up the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

AFP

Kathmandu pride

Participants take part in Nepal's 4th International Gay Pride parade in Kathmandu.

AFP

Winter in Rio

An orangutan covers itself with a blanket during winter time at Rio de Janeiro Zoo in Brazil.

AFP

Mugabe inauguration

A member of the Airforce Band performs during the inauguration and swearing-in ceremony for Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe at the 60,000-seater sports stadium in Harare.

AFP

Street Theater

An artist performs in the street during the "Aurillac Street Theater Festival," in Aurillac, central France.

AFP

Tegucigalpa patrol

A motorcyclist stares at Honduran army soldiers patrolling in northern Tegucigalpa.

AFP

Man's best friend

A man sits with his dog on the porch of his house in a flooded area in the village of Krasnaya Rechka near Khabarovsk in Russia's Far Eastern Amur region.

AFP

Bhaktapur festival

Nepalese youth dance with sticks as they take part in a procession for The Gai Jatra Cow Festival in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu.

AFP

Weary

A pet dog rests on a chair inside a flooded home in the town of Calumpit, Bulacan province, north of Manila.

AFP

Today's top images - 08/23/2013

Compelling images from around the world on Friday