Best photo REUTERS August in two parts

Last month, there were many events - the fall of Tripoli, the riots in Britain, the effects of Hurricane Irene and hunger in Africa. This selection of the best photos REUTERS August contains pictures from these places, as well as other events such as World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, the release of Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the election of the first ever female prime minister of Thailand.

1. Eight-year Soumaya looks at his uncle Imran Ali, who suffered in a shootout in Karachi, Pakistan on August 23, 2011. 30,083,533

2. Marauders hosted a shop in Hackney, east London, August 8, 2011. (REUTERS / Olivia Harris) 64,287,322

3. The police and residents of the city in the province of Haining Zhedzhiang rescued from the waves on the banks of the river Kiantang broke the dam on August 31, 2011. According to the press, because of the typhoon Nanmadol, waves and tides in the river Kiantang reached a record over the past 10 years the level. (REUTERS / China Daily)

4. Libyan rebels triumph, taking Karkash district in Tripoli August 22 2011. (REUTERS / Bob Strong)

5. The last moments of life stuntman Todd Green. He falls off the plane after trying to go to the wing helicopter, slipped and fell during an air show near Detroit August 21, 2011. (REUTERS / David Angell)

6. A demonstrator escapes from the clouds of tear gas on a 48-hour demonstration of Santiago, Chile, August 25th. (REUTERS / Victor Ruiz Caballero)

7. A woman with a dog on a flooded street Hoboken, New Jersey, on August 28. Hurricane Irene passed along the coast, breaking trees, leaving people without electricity and causing flooding. (REUTERS / Kena Betancur)

8. Uighur woman feeds her son on the roof of his home in Kashgar, Xinyang province, August 2, 2011. Chinese troops filled the center of Kashgar, after the attacks, in which the accused Islamic extremists. These attacks have led to increased ethnic tensions in the Muslim Uighur region. (REUTERS / Carlos Barria)

9. The children sit on a pile of baggage in Lalitpur, Nepal, on 12 August. (REUTERS / Navesh Chitrakar)

10. Dario Segovia, one of the 33 miners who were trapped deep underground, along with his wife Jessica chill at his home in Copiapo, Chile. On the helmet says "Shakhtar San Jose." (REUTERS / Ivan Alvarado)

11. Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair on August 25, 2011. New York judge dropped from Strauss-Kahn charged with harassment after prosecutors found materials on perjury prosecution. (REUTERS / Allison Joyce)

12. A man walks down the slope of the volcano Bromo caught a goat, who was thrown into the crater of one of the faithful during the festival Kasada in East Java province in Indonesia on August 15, 2011. Villagers and pilgrims throw into the crater of the volcano Bromo livestock and fruit as offerings to the gods in gratitude for the prosperity and security. (REUTERS / Dwi Oblo)

13. Children try to collect scrap metal and parts from damaged vehicles on the outskirts Landikotala, Pakistan. As a result of a bomb explosion on August 16 in the north-western region of Heber were destroyed 4 tanker transporting fuel for NATO troops in Afghanistan. (REUTERS / Shahid Shinwari)

14. Egyptian police watching a fight between two women, one of which supports President Hosni Mubarak and the other protesting against him near the police academy in Cairo, August 3, where the Court. (REUTERS / Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

15. Yingluk Shinawatra of the Puea Thai party after she was elected the 28th Prem Minister of Thailand in the Parliament in Bangkok on August 5, 2011. (REUTERS / Sukree Sukplang)

16. A girl covers her face standing next to his mother in the settlement Hagadera Kenyan Dadaab refugee camp, located not far from the Somali border in the north-east of Nairobi. The picture was taken on August 19 2011. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst / Lutheran World Relief / Handout 2,087,044

17. Relatives of the funeral sisters Flora Gez and Shula Kralinski and their husbands in Kfar Saba 21 August 2011. Four people were killed in an attack by armed men who, according to the Israelis came to Israel from the Gaza Strip through the Sinai Peninsula near the resort Eilat. As a result of the attacks on the roads in the desert, killing eight people. (REUTERS / Nir Elias)

18. Girls backstage preparing for the performance in a school in Rason, northeast of Pyongyang, North Korea. 29 August 2011. (REUTERS / Carlos Barria)

19. The journalists are reporting from the brokerage firm during morning trading in Hong Kong on August 9, 2011. (REUTERS / Bobby Yip)

20. New Zealand athlete Nikki Hamblin is on track after falling during the race at 1,500 meters at the World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, South Korea. (REUTERS / David Gray)

21. Fans of snorkeling swim with a six-meter whale shark in the bay Hanifaru Baa Atoll in the Maldives on August 11, 2011. Every year in July and August, hundreds of whale sharks and giant sea devils at bay Hanifaru going to profit plankton. Because of this bay will be in the next year is closed to divers, and this season - the last one, when you can see such a spectacle. (REUTERS / David Loh)

22. Field of sunflowers during a thunderstorm. Donzer, southern France, on 5 August 2011. (REUTERS / Pascal Rossignol)

23. The Libyans in the house of Aisha, the daughter of Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli August 26, 2011. (REUTERS / Goran Tomasevic)

24. The boy next to posters of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh during a prayer before the action in support of Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday 12 August. (REUTERS / Jumana El Heloueh)

25. Relatives support a man who cries when his body was dead brother, police are in a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan on August 11, 2011. Four policemen and a child were killed and another 14 people were injured in the explosion of a remote-controlled charge hidden in a handcart . (REUTERS / Fayaz Aziz)

26. Supporters of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko fighting with police outside the courthouse on August 5, 2011. The court ordered the arrest of Tymoshenko on charges of abuse of office. (REUTERS / Sergei Svetlitsky)

27. A musician from the group Boi do Seu Teodoro at the annual festival of culture in the city of Sobradinho, Brazil, 21 August 2011. (REUTERS / Ueslei Marcelino)

28. Players club Servette Ishmael Yartey after an unsuccessful strike in the match against the Super League club Xamax in Neuchatel, Switzerland, August 14, 2011. (REUTERS / Denis Balibouse)

29. Actors Theatre Pombas Urbanas during the campaign "Employees of banks - not machines" in the Avenida Paulista in Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 19, 2011. The union claims that they require "better working conditions and higher wages." (REUTERS / Nacho Doce)

30. Libyan rebels escort a detainee during the last attack on the forces of Muammar Gaddafi in Tripoli district of Abu Salim, 25 August 2011. (REUTERS / Anis Mili)

31. Trainer Tirapon Manolai smiling, putting his head into the jaws of a crocodile in front of tourists in the Tiger Zoo Shriracha, about 120 kilometers from Bangkok, Thailand, August 16, 2011. Kantida Yantankt and Tirapon, both 28 years old, originally from the province of Chaiyaphum, crocodiles trainers working for 10 years, and earn a minimum of 30 thousand. Baht (one thousand. Dollars.) For speaking to tourists, three times a day to feed their families . (REUTERS / Sukree Sukplang)

32. French President Nicolas Sarkozy holds parade troops aboard the aircraft carrier "Charles de Gaulle" August 12, 2011, during the return of the ship to the port of Toulon after the NATO mission in Libya. (REUTERS / Bertrand Langlois / Pool)

33. Buddhist monk Geshe Tinlot on the bow of the vessel, producing lobsters into the ocean waters off the town of Gloucester, Massachusetts in honor of "Choklor Düchen", the day when the Buddha turned the wheel of Dharma. August 3, 2011. Group Buddhists released about 500 lobsters purchased by them from a wholesale supplier who sold them to various restaurants. Buddhists practice the animal liberation as an expression of compassion and improve their karma. It is also believed that the commission of such acts on Chokor Düchen increases the positive effect of them. (REUTERS / Brian Snyder)

34. A woman prays at the service in honor of the Virgin Mary of Zion Church of the Assumption in Tbilisi, Georgia, 28 August 2011. On this day, Orthodox Christians celebrate the Assumption of Mary into heaven after her death on earth. (REUTERS / David Mdzinarishvili)

35. Highway 12, connecting Cape Hatteras to the coast, was destroyed by Hurricane Irene. Rodanthe, North Carolina August 28, 2011. (REUTERS / Jose Luis Magana)

36. An employee of the media on the landing Rixos hotel in Tripoli August 22, 2011, the electricity is off. (REUTERS / Paul Hackett)

37. Ballerina Cuban National Ballet during the Cuban ballet gala concert at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, August 2, 2011. Artists Cuban ballet performed several excerpts from Coppelia, Swan Lake and Don Quixote in honor of Alicia Alonso, prima and chief choreographer of the Cuban ballet. (REUTERS / Denis Sinyakov)

38. The detachment of police on the streets of Croydon, London, 8 August 2011. (REUTERS / Dylan Martinez)

39. A man dressed as Santa Claus on the beach in Los Angeles, California on August 22, 2011. (REUTERS / Lucy Nicholson)

40. Two boys carry a bucket of water in the slums of Heber, one of the poorest and largest slums in Africa. In this area, the Kenyan capital Nairobi is home to around a million people. August 26, 2011. (REUTERS / Thomas Mukoya) Part 2.

1. Girl catches dragonflies in the area of ​​abandoned buildings in Shanghai, 16 avguta 2011. Old residential buildings explode to make room for new skyscrapers. (REUTER / Aly Song)

2. Children from the public schools Chetfilda, Minnesota, to help President Barack Obama to rise, after he was photographed with them during a visit to the central United States. August 15, 2011. REUTERS / Jason Reed

3. Brad Pitt on the set of a film about zombies 'World War Z' in Glasgow, Scotland, August 24, 2011. Some of the scenes are shot with Pitt in Glasgow because of the similarity with the Philadelphia area, the United States, where the unfolding of the plot of the film. (REUTERS / David Moir)

4. They see the wax figure and a capsule with blood recently canonized Blessed Pope John Paul II, exhibited in the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe in Mexico City, 25 August 2011. Blood will carry the country from 25 August to 15 December. (REUTERS / Carlos Jasso)

5. A Palestinian boy looks at Israeli soldiers during a protest near the Israeli checkpoint in Ramallah Oalandiyya August 26, 2011. Foreign and Palestinian demonstrators protesting against Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the established regime prohibiting the entry of Palestinians trying to get to Jerusalem from the West Bank. During the clashes, Israeli soldiers allowed Palestinians to tear gas, and they threw stones at Israelis. (REUTERS / Mohamad Torokman)

6. Libyan rebels near the monument to the Bab al-Azizia in Tripoli, 23 August 2011. (REUTERS / Louafi Larbi)

7. Newly arrived refugees from Somalia bury the body of 18-month-old Sahra Mohamed, who died of starvation and dehydration in the Kobe refugee camp, 60 km from Dolo Ado, near the Ethiopian-Somali border on August 12, 2011. Sahra and her family of eight arrived in the camp for 26 days before spending the way out of the village Modalitav Somalia 30 days, and she suffered for two weeks before dying of thirst and hunger. (REUTERS / Thomas Mukoya)

8. Somali soldier shoots two former soldiers Abdi Abdi Sankusa (right) and Abdullahi Jinn GUUR (left) at the central square of Mogadishu Iskola Bulis August 22, 2011. According to Chairman of the Military Court Hassan Mohamed Hussein, the Military Court of the Transitional Federal Government sentenced to death 31-year-old Abdi and 29-year-old GUUR for killing another soldier and civilian. (REUTERS / Omar Faruk)

9. Snapshot traditional Ethiopian Dolo Ado, near the village, near the Ethiopian-Somali border, August 10, 2011. (REUTERS / Thomas Mukoya)

10. A boy floats on the flooded due to the long rainy street in Maceda, Manila, Philippines, August 2, 2011. (REUTERS / Romeo Ranoco)

11. A man climbs up a pole in the center of the pond, while other people are trying to get out of the water a goat at the festival in Deopokhari Håkan, Nepal, Aug. 15, 2011. At this annual festival goat thrown into a pond, and the team that first pull the animal to shore, wins. (REUTERS / Sanjog Manandhar)

12. Swiss Freddy Nock balances on a rope cable car leading to the summit of the highest mountain in Germany, the Zugspitze, the height of 2962 meters near the resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in southern Bavaria, August 20, 2011. Nock walked on the rope 995 meters, breaking his own world record in the charity event. (REUTERS / Michaela Rehle)

13. Biennial Eiden Barnett plays in a mobile home of his family in the camp Federal Emergency Management Agency in Joplin, Missouri, August 18, 2011. Residents of the city still recovering from the devastating tornado, because that killed 160 people and destroyed 8,000 buildings. Barnett and his parents left without a roof over his head, just got the keys to this temporary home. (REUTERS / Eric Thayer)

14. Couple in the pool near the waterfront Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, August 19, 2011. REUTERS / Aly Song

15. The soldiers awaiting orders near the parliament building in Bishkek, August 15, 2011, is considered a passing woman. Members "April 7" gathered to protest against the decision of the local authorities to move the former defense minister of Kyrgyzstan Bakytbek Kaliyeva from prison to house arrest because of his health. (REUTERS / Vladimir Pirogov)

16. Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt after the disqualification for a false start in the race for 100 meters final of the IAAF World Championships in Daegu 28avgusta 2011. (REUTERS / Phil Noble)

17. Sumo wrestlers are preparing for dinner after a workout in the updated summer camp in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, August 6, 2011. Wrestlers who wish to thank the local community, providing their summer training for 20 years, returned to the devastated by the earthquake and tsunami of March 11 the area, located just 50 km from the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, which is still registered radiation leak. Return fighters, many believe it is important to raise the spirit of survivors trying to rebuild their shattered lives. (REUTERS / Yuriko Nakao)

18. Rebel looks at the burned body in a military camp Khamis 32 in southern Tripoli August 28, 2011. The charred remains of 53 people were found in a warehouse in the Libyan capital Tripoli. According to Sky News, most likely, it was the opponents of Muammar Gaddafi, executed during the coup. (REUTERS / Louafi Larbi)

19. The Statue of Liberty in the harbor of New York, August 24, 2011. (REUTERS / Lucas Jackson) 85,876,219

20. A shepherd with flock near the highway Transalpina, the highest road in Romania, located through the mountains Parang in the southern part of the Carpathians. The height of the road above sea level at the highest point on the pass Urdele is 2147 meters. Now the road is updated and rebuilt. Romania, July 31, 2011.

21. A car drives past a pile of cars destroyed by the earthquake and tsunami on March 11 in the devastated area of ​​Rikuzentakata in northern Japan on August 14, 2011. (REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon)

22. The police photographed the deployment of a giant thangka (embroidery or paintings on religious themes) Shoton Festival at Drepung Monastery on the outskirts of Lhasa, Tibet, August 29, 2011. (REUTERS / Jacky Chen)

23. The wounded Afghan police carry away from the place of the attack on the offices of the British Council in Kabul August 19, 2011. The explosion in the center of the city, organized by the Taliban, killing two policemen and one civilian. (REUTERS / Ahmad Masood)

24. Gazelle in the ruins of a complex of Abdullah al-Senussi, head of Libyan intelligence, and half-brother Muammar Gaddafi. Tripoli, August 19, 2011. (REUTERS / Paul Hackett)

25. Legs child bathe in the pond near the temple Kumbeshvar on holiday Canan Purnima in Lalitpur, Nepal, Aug. 13, 2011. On Canan Purnima Hindus perform ritual bathing and changing the "holy garments", believing that it will protect and purify them. (REUTERS / Navesh Chitrakar)

26. Hundreds of letters from residents Peckham placed on the facade of looters looted shop in London August 10, 2011. REUTERS / Chris Helgren

27. The Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie jumps from sixth to athletics Berlin Flies in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on August 12, 2011. (REUTERS / Thomas Peter)

28. Kite over the park Erie Lackawanna near the waterfront of the Hudson River on the background of New York. (REUTERS / Eduardo Munoz)

29. A woman waiting for a train at the station Pasar Senen in Jakarta, Indonesia, 25 August 2011 (REUTERS / Supri)

30. Singer Beyonce at the ceremony MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles August 28, 2011. The singer and her husband, rapper Jay-Z, next spring will be the parents. (REUTERS / Danny Moloshok)

31. The priest is waiting for wanting to confess in Madrid, Spain, on the second day of the meeting in honor of World Youth Day, August 17, 2011. (REUTERS / Susana Vera)

32. Tomb of the Libyan rebels who died fighting against government forces of Moammar Gadhafi in a cemetery in Nalut, Libya in the western mountains, August 3, 2011. (REUTERS / Bob Strong)

33. Lokor Logitel, three year old girl, at a feeding center in the village Naduat, Turkana District, north-west of Nairobi, Kenya, August 8, 2011. (REUTERS / Kabir Dhanji)

34. Soldiers of Alpha Company 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Bronco US Army weapons to prepare for a night mission Operating Base Bostick in Naray district of Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan, August 24, 2011. (REUTERS / Nikola Solic)

35. Anna Hazare supporter holds a portrait of him on the ninth day of the hunger strike arranged activist in New Delhi August 24, 2011. (REUTERS / Adnan Abidi)


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