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PHOTO REWIND: The world in the last 24 hours

September 12, 2014 11:34 IST

Here's a collection of some of the best photos from around the world shot in the last 24 hours

Activists of Ukrainian womens' rights group Femen stage a protest at the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery in Kiev. The group was protesting against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, which supports Russian agression in Ukraine. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

Test person Niklas Thiel poses with an electroencephalography cap which measures brain activity, at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen in Garching . The researchers from TUM and the Technische Universitaet Berlin try to find ways to control an airplane with computer translated brain impulses without the pilot touching the plane's controls. The solution, if achieved, would contribute to greater flight safety and reduce pilots' workload. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Rita Ora pinches a dancers bum as she performs during the Fashion Rocks 2014 concert in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

A girl from a flood-affected area watches a military chopper (not pictured) from inside an Indian Army tent at a relief camp on the outskirts of Jammu. Photographer: Mukesh Gupta/Reuters

A cat is seen near houses under demolition in Xintiandi area, one of the most expensive per square meter of Shanghai. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter takes position he keep watch on two moving vehicles belonging to the Islamic State at the Bakirta front line, near the town of Makhmur south of Erbil. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

British history enthusiast portraying German 'Feldwebelleutnant' officer Fritz Brandt (front) leads members of the Sturmabteilungbrandt group during the re-enactment of the First Battle of the Marne, which took place a century ago, at Chauconin-Neufmontiers, Eastern Paris. Dozens of volunteers dressed in French and German military uniforms recreated the battle from two trenches dug out by local residents to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Members of the Ukrainian national guard smoke at a checkpoint near the town of Slavyanoserbsk, in Luhansk region. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Britain's Prince William (left) and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, laugh during the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games at the Queen Elizabeth Park in east London. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

A handmade sign to deter trespassers hangs in the front yard of Fernando Rivera Jr's house in Brownsville, Texas September 2, 2014. According to Rivera Jr, there is an open gate in the U.S.-Mexico border fence which immigrants would stroll through and onto the Rivera's property. The "Patriots" are a heavily armed group who patrol the U.S. border with Mexico, trying to deter immigrants from crossing the border illegally. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters