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  • International air show ends with stunning flare

    2013-09-02 11:01

    A dazzling demonstration flight on Sep 1 concludes the MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon in Zhukovsky outside Moscow. The air show, which started Aug 27, attracted the world's top aircraft makers to tout their wares, in the hope of grabbing a big slice of the multi-billion dollar market as Russia looks to replace its ageing air fleet.

  • Burning Man arts and music festival in Nevada

    2013-09-02 08:37

    The Man burns during the Burning Man 2013 arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 31, 2013.

  • Stunning street performance in Rome

    2013-08-31 07:43

    Street artists perform in downtown Rome August 30, 2013.

  • Activists in US protest military action on Syria

    2013-08-30 14:51

    The "Act now to stop war and end racism" (ANSWER) coalition holds a rally outside the White House in Washington, August 29, 2013.

  • Living on minimum wage

    2013-08-30 10:24

    Portraits of people who earn the minimum wage from ten countries around the globe. Fast food workers, with the backing of labor groups, are staging a series of walkouts and protests demanding higher wages in major cities across the United States on Aug 29, just a few days before the country celebrates Labor Day.

  • Tomato fight starts in Bunol, Spain

    2013-08-28 22:01

    The annual Tomatina, or Tomato fight, started in Bunol, Spain on Wednesday with revellers splattering tomato pulp over one another.

  • Scotland train marks 150th year

    2013-08-28 16:02

    Highland Main Line, one of Britain's great railways, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.

  • Museum showcases upcoming Tyrannosaurs exhibition

    2013-08-28 15:47

    A man reacts as a performer dressed in a Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur costume walks next to him during a publicity event in central Sydney August 28, 2013.

  • Oktoberfest beer mugs unveiled

    2013-08-28 10:12

    A waitress presents the official Oktoberfest beer mug during a presentation in Munich August 27, 2013.

  • Moscow air show opens with flight demonstrations

    2013-08-28 07:58

    The world's top aircraft makers, scenting a major opportunity in replacing ageing Russian air fleets, will be touting their wares at Moscow's MAKS air show this week in the hope of winning a big slice of that multi-billion dollar market.

  • Tony Blair's speaker fee draws protest in Thailand

    2013-08-27 16:47

    An anti-government protester stands behind a banner depicting a caricature of Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair as they gather outside the British embassy in Bangkok August 27, 2013.

  • Flash of a predator as tiger dives for food

    2013-08-27 15:12

    A white bengal tiger flashes her razor sharp teeth as she chows down on meat morsels.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.