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MUST SEE: 10 best images from the last 24 hours

Last updated on: August 22, 2012 12:08 IST

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 We bring you some of the best photos from around the world in the last 24 hours.

Tracer bullets ricochet off their targets as the Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force Type 74 and Type 90 armoured tanks fire machine guns during a night annual training session at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo. Mt Fuji is seen in the background.

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Photographs: Issei Kato/Reuters

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Smoke rises from a residential building at the Sunni Muslim dominant neighbourhood of Bab al-Tebbaneh in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, during clashes between Sunni Muslims and Alawites.

One person was killed and several dozen wounded in clashes between Sunni Muslims and Alawites in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli in another spillover from the war in neighbouring Syria, security and medical sources said on Tuesday. 

Chronic Sunni-Alawite tensions in Tripoli have been heightened by the 17-month-old, mainly Sunni, uprising in Syria against President Bashar al-Assad, an Alawite.


Photographs: Issei Kato/Reuters

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A teleprompter obscures US President Barack Obama as he speaks during a campaign event at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Obama is on a two-day campaign trip to Ohio, Nevada and New York.


Photographs: Issei Kato/Reuters

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Swiss farmer Kari Gisler carries a bundle of hay as he practises wild haying on a steep hillside on the mountain Rophaien in the Swiss village of Flueelen, some 75 km south of Zurich.

The tradition of wild haying in Central Switzerland dates back around two hundred years and is practiced from mid July until mid September on higher grounds with steep hillsides which cannot or only hardly be reached with animals.


Photographs: Michael Buholzer/Reuters

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A firefighter battles the Chips fire near Greenville, California. The fire has forced evacuations and burned over 47,000 acres in Northern California.


Photographs: Max Whittaker/Reuters

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Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano spews ash to the nearby town of Banos in Tungurahua.The authorities are encouraging residents living near the volcano to evacuate due to increased activity of the volcano, according to local media. The Tungurahua volcano has been in an active state since October 1999.


Photographs: Gary Granja/Reuters

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A boy jumps into the Hoyoux river as steam billows from the cooling towers of Tihange's nuclear plant. Belgian regulator FANC said the 1,008 MW Tihange 2 reactor in the south of the country would be closed for inspection in September.


Photographs: Francois Lenoir/Reuters
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A soldier participates in an anti-terror drill at a subway station in Seoul. South Korean and U.S. forces began on Monday the Ulchi Freedom Guardian drill, an annual joint exercise to test their defence ability against North Korea.

About 56,000 South Korean soldiers and 30,000 U.S. troops will attend the computer-aided military drill which will last until August 31, according to local media.


Photographs: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

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Orthodox Christian pilgrims pray by a wall at Bet Medhane Alem rock church in Lalibela.


Photographs: Siegfried Modola/Reuters

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A loggerhead turtle hatchling makes it's way to the surf, as tourists and volunteers look on, at South Litchfield Beach along the coast of South Carolina. South Carolina United Turtle Enthusiasts, is a group of volunteers dedicated to sea turtle conservation in Georgetown and Horry counties.

Turtle volunteers walk the area's beaches along South Carolina's coast daily during the nesting season, looking for signs of turtle activity and keeping tabs on the progress of the endangered species of turtles that lay their eggs along the coast.


Photographs: Randall Hill/Reuters

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