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Today's top images - 09/24/2013
Compelling images from around the world on Tuesday

Under seige

A Kenyan police officer mans the entrance of a building in the vicinity of the beseiged Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi from where a column of smoke rises following a loud explosion.

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Rescued

A member of the Mexican rescue team "Topos" (Moles) holds a kitten as others search for victims of a landslide in La Pintada, Guerrero state.

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Race 16

Oracle Team USA crosses the finish line to defeat Emirates Team New Zealand in America's Cup race 16, in San Francisco. Oracle Team USA defeated Emirates Team New Zealand for the fifth America's Cup race in a row.

AFP

Manila rain

A resident wades through chest-deep floodwaters along a street while his neighbours paddle an improvised life raft in Manila, after torrential rains pounded Luzon island worsened by Typhoon Usagi.

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Shantou wave

A man runs away from a huge wave pushed up by Typhoon Usagi on a wharf in Shantou, south China's Guangdong province.

AFP

Hebron clashes

A Palestinian stone thrower stands behind a makeshift barricade as he lobs stones towards Israeli soldiers during clashes in the southern West bank city of Hebron, as tensions run high following the death of an Israeli soldier who was shot by a suspected Palestinian gunman.

AFP

Against the bombing

Pakistani Christians hold a burning tyre as they stage a protest in Lahore, against the suicide bombing of a church in Peshawar.

AFP

Surabaya kite

An Indonesian kite enthusiast launches a giant insect-shaped kite in Surabaya city park in eastern Java island during a kite flying competition.

AFP

Santana

Santana, a tiger cat cub, sits in his box at the zoo of Mulhouse, eastern France.

AFP

Ankara protest

A woman wearing a mask representing Ethem Sarisuluk, a protester who was killed during protests last June in Ankara about an Istanbul park, takes part in a protest outside a courthouse in Ankara, during the trial against a police officer accused of killing Sarisuluk.

AFP

Electric blues

Models present creations for fashion house Giorgio Armani as part of the spring/summer 2014 ready-to-wear collections during the fashion week in Milan.

AFP

Mulhouse zebra

A grevy zebra looks on in its pen at the zoo of Mulhouse, eastern France.

AFP

Today's top images - 09/24/2013

Compelling images from around the world on Tuesday

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