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Diorama designed the German Green Party, was presented at the exhibition «Miniatur Wunderland» (Miniatur Wunderland), which opened in Hamburg on Thursday. The exhibition model railway most of the parties in Germany had the opportunity to present their vision of the future in miniature. All variants were combined together using a large model railroad.

Soldiers carry a woman injured in an explosion motorcycle, close to shops in the open air in stores Pattani, Thailand. From a series of shootings, bombings and military raids in the past two days in southern Thailand killed 11 people and injured more than 20.

A relative of the deceased crying near the place where the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez in drug rehabilitation center for armed militants put up against the wall and shot 17 people. This cheeky violence following the assassination of the second most important man among the security forces, which took place in the home state of President of Mexico, Felipe Calderon.

A man walks past advertising Seoul Bank. South Korea's economy in the second quarter is growing faster than expected. Gross domestic product grew by 2, 6%, rather than 2, 3%, as previously thought. President Lee Myung-bak was replaced by the Cabinet on Thursday, in an attempt economic reforms favorable to business, which had previously reached an impasse because of the delay of Parliament.

Locals go to pickups that carry milk and other products in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Fire Mario Hardy took a break during fire fighting near Los Angeles. Fire burned more than 142 thousand acres in the Angeles National Forest. It has been suggested that the cause of the fire was arson.

Seller blankets walking on the beach after Hurricane Jimena, which took place along the coast Mex near Cabo San Lucas. No one was injured.

With this tree in Minsk children jumping into the water, enjoying the last day of summer before the school year.

Acton hills in California in the glow of the flame on August 30 - is only part of a huge fire that swept the Angeles National Forest Park, north of Los Angeles.

This helicopter - one of dozens of aviation units, which on August 28 participated in extinguishing the fire in the National Forest Park, near Los Angeles. In the midst of the fire in putting together more than 4,000 firefighters.

Firefighters look for fires in Incinerate hill in Acton, California, on August 31. Fire area exceeds the area of ​​the City of Chicago /

Children in the Chinese city of Nanjing school year begins on August 31, gathered in traditional costume at the Temple of Confucius.

Two men from East Jakarta, Indonesia, trying to climb a greased bamboo pole to get to the gifts. The competition was part of a celebration in honor of Independence Day of Indonesia on August 18.

Palestinian children read the Koran at a mosque in Gaza City on August 29 during the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims around the world celebrate the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, refraining from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk.

Carnival dancer hugging London police during the annual Notting Hill Carnival on August 31. This carnival has become the largest street festival of Caribbean culture in Europe.

Woman reading in a dorm room drug rehabilitation center in the Russian city Alapayevsk on 29 August. Local patients come here voluntarily and usually stay here for a whole year

14-year-old Asmita Ali sits in a field hospital of the Red Cross in Peshawar, Pakistan on 28 August. Asmita playing with unexploded ordnance, and he lost both hands

A Palestinian boy plays with fireworks in Jabaliya, Gaza Strip, August 27 during Ramadan

Forward Leo Hunt cooled in a spray sprays during training on the soccer field Cerritos College in Norwalk, California. The temperature of the day has risen above 35 degrees.

Family members gathered at the tomb of August 29 Senator Edward Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. 77-year-old Kennedy died on August 25, a year after he was diagnosed with brain cancer.

Pisco, a 13-year-old Lama, enters the room where lay terminally ill patients in a hospice in Lakewood, Colorado. Lama visits patients once a month as part of the therapy with the use of animals.

Police counter riot took up positions in front of demonstrators in the slums of the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The protests began after a 17-year-old girl was fatally wounded by a stray bullet in a shootout between police and alleged hijackers machines

25-year-old Eduardo Meraz is in the waves crashing on the shore at the beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, beach Tuesday. Hurricane Jimena made landfall south of Baja California in Mexico on Wednesday and left without electricity in the flood zone and more than 80 thousand people.

Firefighters watch the fire in the vicinity of Glendale, California. Firefighters managed to cope with the huge fire that raged in the National Forest north of Los Angeles, and as a result of which were burned more than 350 square kilometers of forest.

The policeman is reflected in the bullet-riddled car window belonging to Religious Affairs Minister Saeed Kazmi in Islamabad, Pakistan. According to police, the attackers wounded Mr. Kazmi, who flayed Taliban. In the shootout driver was killed minister.

Pupils traveling on a school bus for the first day of class in Racine, Wisconsin, while their parents are watching them.

Military and forensic experts examine the body of a man who was killed outside a nightclub in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. According to local media, the man handcuffed to a fence, was killed by several shots. It likely involved in the murder of drug traffickers.

Diana Nicholson, mother Tarah Schänis Nicholson, at a press conference in Tarboro, North Carolina. Police arrested 31-year-old rapist Antvana Maurice Pittman for the murder of 28-year-old Tarah Schänis Nicholson, who became one of the six women who were murdered in rural North Carolina since 2005.

Mexican wrestler Blue Demon on the phone, after arrived at the residence of President Felipe Calderon in Mexico City.

Turkish authorities and relatives at the funeral of Sergeant Abdullah Erkmen, one of four soldiers killed during a rebel attack on the Turkish-Iraqi border. The picture was taken in the Turkish city Polatli.

Spanish actress Manuela Velasco brought in the 66th Venice Film Festival his film.

People in the flooded streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. At least three people were killed and thousands were left homeless after in this African country has experienced several floods. Total 10 hours then dropped about 30 inches of rain. As forecaster said on state television, this shower was not here in 1919.

3 monthly Sophia Marmarinos lies on a giant sheet of water lilies under the supervision of an employee of Rotterdam Zoo Hans Hammer. Zoo invited all interested parents to take pictures of their children on a sheet of water lilies.

Hindus perform ritual "Pind Daan" for the souls of their ancestors in the River Ganges in Allahabad, India.

Rider smokes a wall, painted in green, the national color of Libya before the festive dances to African Heads of State. The country celebrated the 40th anniversary of the coup that brought to power the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi

Protesters hold a demonstration in front of the headquarters of the company «Shell» London.

The last rays of the setting sun in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg district.

Buddhist nuns, led by the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama during a prayer for the victims of Typhoon Morakot in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

An elderly Palestinian woman waiting for the bodies of 14-year-old Mohammed Nayef in a refugee camp in the West Bank of the Jordan River in Dzhalazune, near Ramallah. Palestinian police reports that he was shot when he was throwing stones at Israeli soldiers. The Israeli military claimed that the boy was one of three Palestinians who threw Molotov cocktails at a guard post near the Jewish settlement

Fisherman carries his net ashore in the fishing village of Malkiya Bahrain.

Fruiterer in anticipation of buyers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Kashmiris are hiding from the hose during a rally for higher wages in Srinagar, India. Rebels opposed government forces and threw a hand grenade into a crowd in the shopping district of Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday, killing two paramilitary policemen and wounding seven others.

Opposition candidate Abdullah Abdullah prays during a meeting in Kabul, Afghanistan. Mr. Abdullah meeting of village elders gathered to announce the falsification of the last month of the Afghan presidential election. Counting of votes on Monday showed that President Hamid Karzai has received 45, 8% of the vote, and Abdullah Abdullah behind him with a score of 33, 2%. Karzai will need 50% to avoid the last round.

The fifth anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in Russia - the hostage crisis in Beslan. In 2004, 32 armed militants held hostage more than 1,000 people for nearly three days. It all ended by storm, killing 334 people, nearly half of them - children

World War II veteran Norman Entwistle served in the Marine Corps in Salford, England. This picture was taken in the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Poland Nazi Germany. Mr. Entwistle lives in Broyton House, a home for ex-servicemen.

Builders have dinner before the billboard on a new residential building in Beijing.

Woman during a visit to Parliament in Tehran, Iran. Parliament endorsed the decision of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to justify Ahmad Vahindi, which Argentina has accused of involvement in the bombing of the Jewish center in Buenos Aires in 1994, which killed 85 people

Italian actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta posing on the beach in front of the 66th Venice Film Festival. She will lead the festival, which will be opened on Wednesday

Crimson rosella flower eating in Canberra, Australia, on the first day of spring in the southern hemisphere.

Primary school pupils Angela Landa in the first day of school in Old Havana

A woman carries a child in the pouring rain in the Indian city of Jammu

Primary school pupils in flame retardant hoods hiding under their desks while learning behavior during earthquakes, which took place across the country in Tokyo

Girl looking out the car window, in which she and her family flees from the approaching hurricane Jimeno in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, Monday. Hurricane Jimeno, come down to the fourth category, defeated Los Kabov. The wind reached 233 kilometers per hour.

Angelo Cammarata delivers beer in the cafe "At Cammarata" in Pittsburgh on Monday. 95-year-old Mr. Cammarata filed its first beer in a few minutes after the removal of Prohibition and soon will give the latter. He got into the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest bartender, took a break from working behind the counter only during service in World War II.

Lal Mohammad, a 40-year-old farmer, speaks to reporters in Kabul hospital. Mohammad was one of the millions of Afghans who did not listen to the threat of the Taliban and went to the polls during the presidential elections on August 20. When Lal was walking home from the polling station, he was attacked by militants and cut off his ears and nose piece.

Girl in carnival costume during a procession at the children's day Nottinghilskogo Carnival in London. During this event, which takes place in London each year, the British capital is filled with the atmosphere of the Caribbean in London. Adults Parade held on Monday

Man with a mosquito net on the face sleeping on the street in the Pakistani city of Karachi

Plastic on the statue of an angel to protect it from the rain during the religious festival of St.. Julian, the patron saint of the city of St. Julians in Malta, Sunday. From May to September in Malta almost every weekend in various Maltese towns and villages celebrations are held, during which the revered patron saints of local settlements

A man votes at a polling station located in the elementary school of the German city of Jena. This weekend in Saxony, Thuringia and Saarland regional elections were held, which will be an indicator of how the vote will take place obschenemetskoe on 27 September. The conservative Christian Democrats of Chancellor Angela Merkel lost its majority in Saarland and Thuringia, much larger than expected, but the elections were held in Saxony with the best results for the party Merkel

Brooke Jenkins holds her 10-week-daughter, Reagan, while the coffin of her husband, Army Captain Corey Jenkins transports at the airport Phoenix-Mesa Gateway in Mesa, Arizona. Captain Jenkins was killed in Afghanistan by an improvised explosive device on August 25.

Member of the World Championship on diving into the swamp and snorkelling in the Welsh town of Llanwrtyd Wells.

The girl throws the ball oozes Olympic Games in the German city of Brunsbüttel.

Iranian woman watching the debate during an open session of Parliament in Tehran, the theme of which was proposed by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad cabinet of 21 members. (The following are photos of the existing members of parliament). Some MPs believe that candidates do not have the necessary qualifications and are selected solely because of their loyalty to Ahmadinejad.

Deputy sheriff of the department LA's county and local residents to evacuate horses during a forest fire in the hills above Acton, California. Two firefighters were killed, after pulled off the roadway. Fire threatens thousands of homes and caused the mandatory evacuation

Maxim Rakov from Kazakhstan throws Henk Grol of the Netherlands, during the final of the men's World Judo Championship in Rotterdam. Before the start of the final competition Maxim came good news from Germany - he will soon become a father.

Craig Council Bluffs from the team «Milwaukee Brewers» Ronny Cedeno landed on the team «Pittsburgh Pirates» at a baseball game in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 4-1.

People stand during a moment of silence in memory of the victims of a landslide in the village of Taiwanese Hsiaolin, while the Dalai Lama, (not shown in the photo), prays for victims of typhoon "Morakot" Monday. The Tibetan spiritual leader in exile visited Taiwan devastated by flooding, the humanitarian visit. China condemned the visit.

A woman holds her purse with a portrait of Diana, Princess of Wales, before the gates of Kensington Palace in London. Princess fans gathered to pay tribute to Diana, who died in a Paris car crash 12 years ago.

Guard honor guard carries the remains of Sergeant First Class Severin West Summers at the National Arlington Cemetery. Summers was killed in Afghanistan on August 2.

Woman crying on a portrait of his father during a visit to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Maria Dardano praying next to his 92-year-old mother, Annabelle Martin, who had just died. The picture was taken at the Hospice of the city of Lakewood, Colorado

Competitor slides down the pole smeared with grease during the religious festival of St. Juliana in St Julians in Malta. During the competition, the participants are trying to set the flags to win prizes

61-year-old Kathy Lewton from Stamford, Connecticut, is trying to take away the microphone from the unknown, which was later brought to the medical forum in the city of Norwalk, Conn. This event was organized by Democrat Jim Himes US Congressman.


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