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Rewind: Best images in the last 48 hours

Last updated on: September 13, 2011 09:44 IST

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Presenting some of the most scintillating pictures from around the globe in the last 48 hours.

A plane flies through the "Tribute in Lights" in lower Manhattan in New York. New York will mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center with ceremonies on Sunday.

Eric Thayer/Reuters

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Firefighters put out a blaze at a national forest reserve in Brasilia. Drought, high temperatures and low humidity have caused fires to start at several places in Brasilia, according to officials.

Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

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Protesters gather for Friday prayers in Tahrir square in Cairo.

Thousands of Egyptian activists returned to the square on Friday for a day of protests demanding a clear road map to democracy and an end to military trials for civilians.

Mohamed Abd El-Ghany/Reuters

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A protester confronts riot police guarding the entrance to Thessaloniki's International Trade Fair during a protest against austerity.

Police fired dozens of tear-gas during violent clashes in Greece's second largest city. The debt-laden Greek government vowed on Saturday to stay the course of austerity, sending a message to its increasingly frustrated lenders it will do everything it takes to avoid a bankruptcy that would rock the euro.

Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

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Robert Peraza, who lost his son Robert David Peraza, pauses at his son's name at the North Pool of the 9/11 Memorial during tenth anniversary ceremonies at the site of the World Trade Center in New York.

The 9/11 attacks changed life in the United States forever, but 10 years after the devastating hit, New Yorkers have learned to live in a more dangerous world and are ready to move on.

Justin Lane/Pool/Reuters

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A man looks at the names on the wall of the newly opened "Empty Sky" memorial to victims of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey.

The memorial displays the names of people from New Jersey who died in the attack.

Gary Hershorn/Reuters

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Crowds watch from the Millenium Bridge as a boat passes spraying water into the air during the Thames Festival in London.

Luke MacGregor/Reuters

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A woman looks at pictures of Anti-Gaddafi fighters, killed during the current revolution, hanging on the wall of a court house in Liberation square in Benghazi, September 10, 2011.

Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

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Devotees offer prayers after taking a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati in Allahabad.

Jitendra Prakash/Reuters

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The "Tribute in Lights" illuminates the sky over lower Manhattan on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York.

Jim Young/Reuters

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A girl walks past graffiti on a market wall in Niger's capital Niamey. Inextricably bound to its rich northern neighbour by ancient tribal ties and modern political interests, Niger was for years propped up by the oil-fuelled largesse of Muammar Gaddafi in everything from agriculture to tourism.

The arrival in the capital Niamey of top Gaddafi loyalists this week has fuelled speculation that Gaddafi himself might try and seek refuge in the vast desert nation.

Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters

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An inmate practices laughter therapy during a yoga camp inside Kot Bhalwal jail on the outskirts of Jammu.

The aim for organising yoga camps in the premises of the jail is to relieve the stress of the inmates, as it is believed that laughter is the best medicine for a healthy life, jail superintendent Rajni Sehgal said.

Mukesh Gupta/Reuters

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A Team Korea crew member falls from the trampoline as they capsize in a fleet race on the second day of racing in the America's Cup in Plymouth, southern England.

Kieran Doherty/Reuters

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