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REWIND: The best PHOTOS of the week gone by

Last updated on: August 29, 2011 09:54 IST

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We bring you a presentation of some of the best photos from around the world in the last week

Eight-year-old Sumayya, whose uncle, Imran Ali, was injured in a shootout by unidentified gunmen, looks at him as he is brought to a hospital for treatment in Karachi.

Karachi faced a complete shutdown after the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) announced that a day of mourning would be observed against the ongoing wave of violence that has claimed nearly 100 lives in less than a week, local media reported

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Photographs: Athar Hussain/Reuters
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Social activist Anna Hazare drinks coconut water and honey to end his fast at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi

To read more about Anna and his 288-hour agitation, click here!

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Photographs: Adnan Abidi/Reuters
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A girl covers her eyes as she stands with her mother at the Hagadera refugee settlement in Kenya's Dadaab Refugee Camp, situated northeast of the capital Nairobi near the Somali border, in this handout photo taken August 19 and made available to Reuters on August 22

Built in 1991 for 90,000 people, the camp has swelled to more than 400,000 registered refugees because of Somalia's long-running conflict and now its famine. Another 40,000 are waiting for official registration.

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Photographs: Jonathan Ernst/Lutheran World Relief/Handout
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Wingwalker Todd Green falls from John Mohr's Steerman aircraft to his death, after losing his grip while trying to perform a transfer to the helicopter during Selfridge Air Show, less than 30 miles from Detroit, August 21. Read more about it here

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Photographs: David Angell/Reuters
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Libyan rebel fighters celebrate as they drive through Tripoli's Qarqarsh district August 22. Read more about it here...

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Photographs: Bob Strong/Reuters
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A Somali government soldier shoots at close range to execute two former soldiers Abdi Sankus Abdi (Right) and Abdullahi Jinow Guure (Left) at the Iskola Bulisiya square in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, August 22.

The military court of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) executed Abdi, 31, and Guure, 29, after they were found guilty of killing another soldier and a civilian on the basis of witness testimony, chairman of the military court Hassan Mohamed Hussein Mungab said.

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Photographs: Omar Faruk/Reuters
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair try to catch a cab in New York August 25.

A New York judge dropped all criminal sexual assault charges against Strauss-Kahn on Tuesday after prosecutors lost faith in the credibility of his accuser.

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Photographs: Allison Joyce/Reuters
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A supporter of veteran activist Anna Hazare waves the national flag amid fumes emitted from fumigation work carried out by a health worker, at Ramlila grounds where Hazare was fasting, in New Delhi on August 24.

Hazare broke his 13-days long fast on August 28 morning after Parliament adopted the Sense of the House resolution on the three key demands made by him. Read more about this here

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A demonstrator is detained by riot policemen during a 48-hour national strike at Santiago, Chile, August 25. Read more about this here

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Photographs: Carlos Vera/Reuters
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Libyan rebel fighters react as they search for snipers while fighting for the final push to flush out Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Abu Slim area in Tripoli, August 25. Read more about this here



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