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REWIND: 10 best images from the last 24 hours

Last updated on: September 5, 2012 09:22 IST

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

The DC-10 super tanker flies over the hills above San Gabriel mountains in the Angeles National Forest, California, along Highway 39 on Azusa Canyon.

Evacuations have been ordered in the surrounding areas as the fire has burned more than 3,600 acres with only 5 percent containment as of 9:00 pm, according to the Angeles National Forest Department.

Photograph: Gene Blevins/Reuters

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A man in costume takes a drink during the annual West Indian Day parade in Brooklyn, New York.

The parade celebrates Caribbean culture, though it has been marred by violence in past years, causing a greater police presence this year.

Photograph: Andrew Burton/Reuters

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A youth jumps during a Parkour practice on top of a seven-floor building in Taizhou, Zhejiang province.

Parkour is a method of movement, originally from France, whose practitioners use techniques of vaulting, rolling, running, climbing and jumping to leap over or move around obstacles.

Photograph: Reuters

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A sculpture named 'Awilda' is pictured at the shore of the Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro. The 12-meters-tall sculpture created by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa will take part in the upcoming art project 'OIR' (Other Ideas for Rio), on September 7, 2013.

Several famous artists from different parts of the world will occupy public spaces in Rio with their art installations.

Photograph: Pilar Olivares/Reuters

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A boy marches in the Charlotte Labor Day Parade ahead of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Photograph: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters

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A protestor with the Inleague Press brushes his teeth at Marshall Park prior to the start of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina September.

The convention officially starts in Charlotte this week.

Photograph: John Adkisson/Reuters

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A general view of the newly built bridge across the Golden Horn bay in Russia's far-eastern port of Vladivostok.

Vladimir Lenin's vision of developing Russia's far east would not be out of place in President Vladimir Putin's talking points for the Asia-Pacific summit he is hosting this week in the Pacific port of Vladivostok.

Photograph: Yuri Maltsev/Reuters

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A man walks pass a 22-feet-tall and 25-feet-wide sofa chair at a shopping mall in Shanghai.

The sofa has been approved as the biggest sofa chair in the world by the World Record Association, based in Hong Kong.

Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

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A man rows a makeshift raft over a flooded road as he helps to transport a girl in Fengtai District, Beijing.

China's top meteorological authority has forecast that heavy rain or storms will hit most parts of Beijing and the northern provinces of Hebei, Shaanxi, and Shanxi on Saturday.

Parts of the Chinese capital have begun seeing heavy rain in the afternoon, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Photograph: China daily/Reuters

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Palestinian girls watch their teacher during a ballet class at Gaza college in Gaza City September.

Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters




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