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Today's top images - 09/12/2013
Compelling images from around the world on Thursday

9/11 Memorial

New York Fire Department firefighters Andrew Esposito (L) and his brother Michael Esposito (R) make a rubbing of their father's name, Michael A. Esposito, at the South reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York.

Crazy Horse

A dancer of Crazy Horse from Paris performs during a preview of their show in Hong Kong.

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La Vuelta

The pack rides during the 17th day of the 68th edition of "La Vuelta" Tour of Spain, a 189km stage between Calahorra and Burgos.

AFP

Perthus pyramid

Activists calling for the independance of Catalonia, currently a region of Spain, form a human pyramid during a protest in Perthus, southern France.

AFP

Zamboanga standoff

Two policemen manning a machine gun stand guard along the boulevard in Zamboanga City in southern island of Mindanao, as the stand-off between government forces and Muslim gunmen enters its third day.

AFP

Through Camp Nou

Catalans link arms in a bid to create a 400-kilometre (250-mile) human chain, part of a campaign for independence from Spain during Catalonia National Day, or Diada, at FC Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona.

AFP

Tokyo style

A model shows off new hair style during the hair design show "Groovy Night" in Tokyo.

AFP

Watching the border

Palestinian Hamas security guard the border between Egypt and Gaza Strip, in Rafah town southern Gaza Strip.

AFP

Groovy Night

A model shows off new hair style during the hair design show "Groovy Night" in Tokyo.

AFP

Kaparot ceremony

An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman swings a chicken while a boy holds a prayer during the Kaparot ceremony in Jerusalem.

AFP

Foggy ride

A cyclist drives in foggy autumn weather at a way ahead of the cattle downhill from the Alps during the so-called Viehscheid drive near the village of Bad Hindelang, southern Germany.

AFP

Campaign event

Musicians play ahead of the speech of German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) during a election campaign event of the German Christian Social Union Party (CSU) in Miesbach, southern Germany.

AFP

Today's top images - 09/12/2013

Compelling images from around the world on Thursday

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