The Week in Pictures: August 31 – September 7 2013


    A dancer wearing an Amazonian attire and carrying two boa constrictors parades dancing with a touristic group at the gastronomic fair of Mistura, the largest in Latin America, which opened doors next to the Pacific Ocean on September 5, 2013 in Lima. The fair showcases about 130 restaurants and expects to attract over half a million visitors in the ten days it will run, aiming to promote food as a tool for sustainable development, social inclusion, and cultural identity. (Photo by Cris Bouroncle/AFP Photo)


    A dancer wearing an Amazonian attire and carrying two boa constrictors parades dancing with a touristic group at the gastronomic fair of Mistura, the largest in Latin America, which opened doors next to the Pacific Ocean on September 5, 2013 in Lima. The fair showcases about 130 restaurants and expects to attract over half a million visitors in the ten days it will run, aiming to promote food as a tool for sustainable development, social inclusion, and cultural identity. (Photo by Cris Bouroncle/AFP Photo)




    An upside down model of a house is build in Wellen, central Germany, on September 5, 2013. A full scaled house will be erected 2014 at the Edersee, central Germany. (Photo by Uwe Zucchi/AFP Photo/DPA)


    An upside down model of a house is build in Wellen, central Germany, on September 5, 2013. A full scaled house will be erected 2014 at the Edersee, central Germany. (Photo by Uwe Zucchi/AFP Photo/DPA)




    Former basketball star Dennis Rodman shows a picture which he took with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as he arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport, on September 7, 2013. Kim again met Rodman during his second visit to North Korea this year, North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday, but made no mention on whether the two discussed the fate of a jailed American missionary. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)


    Former basketball star Dennis Rodman shows a picture which he took with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as he arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport, on September 7, 2013. Kim again met Rodman during his second visit to North Korea this year, North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday, but made no mention on whether the two discussed the fate of a jailed American missionary. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)




    Youths mount their cars on stones in the Saudi city of Dubai, on August 31, 2013. This new art form trending in Saudi Arabia is called Tahjir or Stoning, in which cars are raised atop stacked piles of rocks and bricks. (Mohamed Al Hwaity/Reuters)


    Youths mount their cars on stones in the Saudi city of Dubai, on August 31, 2013. This new art form trending in Saudi Arabia is called Tahjir or Stoning, in which cars are raised atop stacked piles of rocks and bricks. (Mohamed Al Hwaity/Reuters)




    A clay idol of the Hindu god Ganesh is carried onto a passenger train before being transported to a place of worship in Mumbai, on September 1, 2013. Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha, begins September 9. The idols will be immersed in bodies of water at the end of the festival. (Photo by Rafiq Maqbool/Associated Press)


    A clay idol of the Hindu god Ganesh is carried onto a passenger train before being transported to a place of worship in Mumbai, on September 1, 2013. Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha, begins September 9. The idols will be immersed in bodies of water at the end of the festival. (Photo by Rafiq Maqbool/Associated Press)




    Brazil's players celebrate with the gold medal during the awards ceremony of the World Grand Prix Finals volleyball tournament in Sapporo, Japan, on September 1, 2013. (Photo by Koji Sasahara/Associated Press)


    Brazil's players celebrate with the gold medal during the awards ceremony of the World Grand Prix Finals volleyball tournament in Sapporo, Japan, on September 1, 2013. (Photo by Koji Sasahara/Associated Press)




    Supporters of the religious party Ahl-i-Sunnat Wal Jamaat hold an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest against the Syrian, Russian and U.S. governments in Quetta, Pakistan, on September 1, 2013. (Photo by Naseer Ahmed /Reuters)


    Supporters of the religious party Ahl-i-Sunnat Wal Jamaat hold an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest against the Syrian, Russian and U.S. governments in Quetta, Pakistan, on September 1, 2013. (Photo by Naseer Ahmed /Reuters)




    A policeman is beaten up by a group of protesters during a march in Mexico City, on September 1, 2013. The officer was later taken away by colleagues. Teachers, anarchists and other groups protested against proposed energy and education reforms. (Photo by Marco Ugarte/Associated Press)


    A policeman is beaten up by a group of protesters during a march in Mexico City, on September 1, 2013. The officer was later taken away by colleagues. Teachers, anarchists and other groups protested against proposed energy and education reforms. (Photo by Marco Ugarte/Associated Press)




    Yang Shiguang, 77, performs stunts at a park in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, September 3, 2013. Yang has been a member of a stunt performance club since 2007, after retiring from a research institution. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)


    Yang Shiguang, 77, performs stunts at a park in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, September 3, 2013. Yang has been a member of a stunt performance club since 2007, after retiring from a research institution. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)




    A member of the Edmonton Eskimos cheer squad goes flying through the air during their game against the Calgary Stampeders in the first half of their CFL football game September 2, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Todd Korol/AFP Photo)


    A member of the Edmonton Eskimos cheer squad goes flying through the air during their game against the Calgary Stampeders in the first half of their CFL football game September 2, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Todd Korol/AFP Photo)




    A performer dressed as Jesus Christ stands next to a man using an ATM machine in Madrid September 4, 2013. Spain's economy has been in recession since mid-2011, the second since a decade-long property bubble burst in 2008, though the government has said it expects to see quarterly growth in the second half of 2013. (Photo by Susana Vera/Reuters)


    A performer dressed as Jesus Christ stands next to a man using an ATM machine in Madrid September 4, 2013. Spain's economy has been in recession since mid-2011, the second since a decade-long property bubble burst in 2008, though the government has said it expects to see quarterly growth in the second half of 2013. (Photo by Susana Vera/Reuters)




    A television journalist does her make-up before reporting about an inflated Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floating on a lake at the venue of the 9th China International Garden Expo in Beijing, September 6, 2013. The 18-metre-high inflatable sculpture, which made its first public appearance in the city on Friday, will be shown at the expo until September 23, after which it will be transported to the Summer Palace for display for another month, local media reported. (Photo by Petar Kujundzic/Reuters)


    A television journalist does her make-up before reporting about an inflated Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floating on a lake at the venue of the 9th China International Garden Expo in Beijing, September 6, 2013. The 18-metre-high inflatable sculpture, which made its first public appearance in the city on Friday, will be shown at the expo until September 23, after which it will be transported to the Summer Palace for display for another month, local media reported. (Photo by Petar Kujundzic/Reuters)




    A member of the Syrian diaspora in Ukraine shouts slogans and holds a placard depicting Syria's president Bashar al-Assad next to a placard showing US President Barack Obama (L) on September 5, 2013, during a rally in front of the US embassy in Kiev. Members of the rally, organized by Ukrainian left-wing parties, protested against the threat of US strikes against Syria. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)


    A member of the Syrian diaspora in Ukraine shouts slogans and holds a placard depicting Syria's president Bashar al-Assad next to a placard showing US President Barack Obama (L) on September 5, 2013, during a rally in front of the US embassy in Kiev. Members of the rally, organized by Ukrainian left-wing parties, protested against the threat of US strikes against Syria. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)




    Afghan children climb onto a fence while playing as they sell tea in Kabul September 4, 2013. A tea vendor earns $1 on average a day. (Photo by Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)


    Afghan children climb onto a fence while playing as they sell tea in Kabul September 4, 2013. A tea vendor earns $1 on average a day. (Photo by Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)




    Russian artist Vasily Slonov poses for a picture with axes engraved with portraits of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Soviet leader Josef Stalin, during a presentation of his new art project [History of Russia, 20th century – from Lenin to Putin] at the courtyard of the Museum Center in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk September 2, 2013. The artist has chemically engraved portraits of nine Soviet and Russian political figures on a series of butchers' axes. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


    Russian artist Vasily Slonov poses for a picture with axes engraved with portraits of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Soviet leader Josef Stalin, during a presentation of his new art project [History of Russia, 20th century – from Lenin to Putin] at the courtyard of the Museum Center in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk September 2, 2013. The artist has chemically engraved portraits of nine Soviet and Russian political figures on a series of butchers' axes. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)




    Holly Carpenter, model and GSA student looks through some theatre masks at The Gaiety School of Acting – The National Theatre School of Ireland, Essex Street West, Temple Bar on Thursday 5th September to help us launch our Autumn programme & brochure for 2013/2014. Holly Carpenter, model and GSA student was joined by Joey the Earlybird, who's giving up to 20% off of selected courses, at the The Gaiety School of Acting –The National Theatre School of Ireland, Essex Street West, Temple Bar on Thursday 5th September to help us launch our Autumn programme & brochure for 2013/2014. (Photo by Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)


    Holly Carpenter, model and GSA student looks through some theatre masks at The Gaiety School of Acting – The National Theatre School of Ireland, Essex Street West, Temple Bar on Thursday 5th September to help us launch our Autumn programme & brochure for 2013/2014. Holly Carpenter, model and GSA student was joined by Joey the Earlybird, who's giving up to 20% off of selected courses, at the The Gaiety School of Acting –The National Theatre School of Ireland, Essex Street West, Temple Bar on Thursday 5th September to help us launch our Autumn programme & brochure for 2013/2014. (Photo by Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)




    Romanian riot policeman prepare to confront protesters, as a woman views the scene and demonstrators gather nearby, in Bucharest, Romania, early Thursday, September 5, 2013. Protesters blocked traffic in central Bucharest for the fourth day running to protest against the proposed development in the Transylvanian town of Rosia Montana, by Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources of Europe's largest cyanide based extraction open-cast gold mine. (Photo by Vadim Ghirda/AP Photo)


    Romanian riot policeman prepare to confront protesters, as a woman views the scene and demonstrators gather nearby, in Bucharest, Romania, early Thursday, September 5, 2013. Protesters blocked traffic in central Bucharest for the fourth day running to protest against the proposed development in the Transylvanian town of Rosia Montana, by Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources of Europe's largest cyanide based extraction open-cast gold mine. (Photo by Vadim Ghirda/AP Photo)




    Early morning fog is visible in the valleys of the pre-alpine lands during sunrise near Bernbeuren, southern Germany, Friday, September 6, 2013. (Photo by Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/AP Photo/DPA)


    Early morning fog is visible in the valleys of the pre-alpine lands during sunrise near Bernbeuren, southern Germany, Friday, September 6, 2013. (Photo by Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/AP Photo/DPA)




    Indian Kathakali artists perform in Chennai, India, on September 4, 2013. Kathakali is a classical dance that was created in the ancient kingdoms that now make up Kerala, a state on India's southwestern coast some 400 years ago. (Photo by Arun Sankar K/Associated Press)


    Indian Kathakali artists perform in Chennai, India, on September 4, 2013. Kathakali is a classical dance that was created in the ancient kingdoms that now make up Kerala, a state on India's southwestern coast some 400 years ago. (Photo by Arun Sankar K./Associated Press)




    A Syrian boy sits beside his family's belongings as they wait for a vehicle to pick them up after entering the Turkish border gate, on September 6, 2013. The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said that a near tenfold increase over the past 12 months in the rate of refugees crossing Syria's borders into Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon – to a daily average of nearly 5,000 men, women and children – had pushed the total living abroad above two million. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters)


    A Syrian boy sits beside his family's belongings as they wait for a vehicle to pick them up after entering the Turkish border gate, on September 6, 2013. The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said that a near tenfold increase over the past 12 months in the rate of refugees crossing Syria's borders into Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon – to a daily average of nearly 5,000 men, women and children – had pushed the total living abroad above two million. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters)




    USA: NHRA pro mod driver Tim Tindle crashes during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Indiana, on September 1, 2013. Tindle walked away from the accident. (Photo by Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports)


    USA: NHRA pro mod driver Tim Tindle crashes during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Indiana, on September 1, 2013. Tindle walked away from the accident. (Photo by Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports)




    University freshmen point their toy guns at one another during a break in their military training at a campus in Hefei, Anhui province, on September 3, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)


    University freshmen point their toy guns at one another during a break in their military training at a campus in Hefei, Anhui province, on September 3, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)




    A performer rests before a carnival show at the International Garden Expo park in Beijing, China, on September 6, 2013. (Photo by Ng Han Guan/Associated Press)


    A performer rests before a carnival show at the International Garden Expo park in Beijing, China, on September 6, 2013. (Photo by Ng Han Guan/Associated Press)




    Utility poles fall over a road after a tornado in Koshigaya city, Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, Monday, September 2, 2013. According to local reports, dozens of people were injured by the disaster. (Photo by AP Photo/Kyodo News)


    Utility poles fall over a road after a tornado in Koshigaya city, Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, Monday, September 2, 2013. According to local reports, dozens of people were injured by the disaster. (Photo by AP Photo/Kyodo News)




    Model Kate Moss poses with [Body Armour] (L) by photographer Allen Jones, and Kate [Aladdin Sane], 2003, by photographer Nick Knight, at Christie's auction house in London, on September 4, 2013. The work is estimated to fetch $42,000 in the sale [A Celebration of Kate Moss], from the collection of gallery owner Gert Elfering, in London on September 25. (Photo by Luke MacGregor/Reuters)


    Model Kate Moss poses with [Body Armour] (L) by photographer Allen Jones, and Kate [Aladdin Sane], 2003, by photographer Nick Knight, at Christie's auction house in London, on September 4, 2013. The work is estimated to fetch $42,000 in the sale [A Celebration of Kate Moss], from the collection of gallery owner Gert Elfering, in London on September 25. (Photo by Luke MacGregor/Reuters)




    Members of the [Free Syrian Army] watch as they fire a homemade rocket towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Deir al-Zor, on September 4, 2013. (Photo by Khalil Ashawi/Reuters)


    Members of the [Free Syrian Army] watch as they fire a homemade rocket towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Deir al-Zor, on September 4, 2013. (Photo by Khalil Ashawi/Reuters)




    Qian Hongyan, 18, waits for her new prosthesis which are being fitted with silk stockings at China Rehabilitation Centre in Beijing, on September 5, 2013. Qian, who has been moving by using a basketball after she lost her legs in a car accident at age four, got her new free prosthesis fitted for her adult body. She first received artificial limbs in 2005 and later joined a swimming club for the handicapped and became an athlete. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)


    Qian Hongyan, 18, waits for her new prosthesis which are being fitted with silk stockings at China Rehabilitation Centre in Beijing, on September 5, 2013. Qian, who has been moving by using a basketball after she lost her legs in a car accident at age four, got her new free prosthesis fitted for her adult body. She first received artificial limbs in 2005 and later joined a swimming club for the handicapped and became an athlete. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)




    Sport enthusiasts to see the water in a new light using nothing more than LEDs in Florida, on September 5, 2013. (Photo by Caters News)


    Sport enthusiasts to see the water in a new light using nothing more than LEDs in Florida, on September 5, 2013. (Photo by Caters News)




    Russia's President Vladimir Putin, center foreground, gestures as he walks by U.S. President Barack Obama, front row second right, as he takes his place at a group photo outside of the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Friday, September 6, 2013. World leaders are discussing Syria's civil war at the summit but look no closer to agreeing on international military intervention to stop it. (Photo by Ivan Sekretarev/AP Photo)


    Russia's President Vladimir Putin, center foreground, gestures as he walks by U.S. President Barack Obama, front row second right, as he takes his place at a group photo outside of the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Friday, September 6, 2013. World leaders are discussing Syria's civil war at the summit but look no closer to agreeing on international military intervention to stop it. (Photo by Ivan Sekretarev/AP Photo)




    Humanoid communication robot Kirobo holding Japanese national flag and speaking during session to check success of its first conveyance into space, at International Space Station. (Photo by NASA/Reuters/2013.Kibo-Robot)


    Humanoid communication robot Kirobo holding Japanese national flag and speaking during session to check success of its first conveyance into space, at International Space Station. (Photo by NASA/Reuters/2013.Kibo-Robot)




    These daredevils have completed the worlds longest open abseils down a height nearly three times taller than Londons The Shard. (Photo by Caters News Agency)


    These daredevils have completed the worlds longest open abseils down a height nearly three times taller than Londons The Shard. (Photo by Caters News Agency)




    A man poses by the work of British artist Julian Beever, specialized in pavement drawings, wall murals and realistic paintings, made in a shopping center in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia, on September 6, 2013. (Photo by Raul Arboleda/AFP Photo)


    A man poses by the work of British artist Julian Beever, specialized in pavement drawings, wall murals and realistic paintings, made in a shopping center in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia, on September 6, 2013. (Photo by Raul Arboleda/AFP Photo)




    Student Tori McIntyre tosses her hair up after taken a dip in purple dyed water tub in Ontario, Canada, on September 3, 2013. First-year student engineers traditionally are dyed purple at most Canadian universities by the more senior class. This all is done for fun and the dye wears off after about a week. (Photo by Norm Betts/Barcroft Media)


    Student Tori McIntyre tosses her hair up after taken a dip in purple dyed water tub in Ontario, Canada, on September 3, 2013. First-year student engineers traditionally are dyed purple at most Canadian universities by the more senior class. This all is done for fun and the dye wears off after about a week. (Photo by Norm Betts/Barcroft Media)




    A man jumps over a water stream on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, on September 3, 2013. (Photo by Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)


    A man jumps over a water stream on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, on September 3, 2013. (Photo by Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)




    Members of historic military enthusiast clubs, wearing period uniforms, take part in a commemorative battle to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Kulm in Chlumec, Czech Republic, on September 4, 2013. (Photo by Ondrej Biciste/isifa/Getty Images)


    Members of historic military enthusiast clubs, wearing period uniforms, take part in a commemorative battle to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Kulm in Chlumec, Czech Republic, on September 4, 2013. (Photo by Ondrej Biciste/isifa/Getty Images)




    The Armadillo-T, a foldable electric vehicle made in South Korea, can with a click on a smartphone park itself and fold nearly in half, freeing up space in crowded cities. The quirky two-seater may never see production but it is part of a trend of developing environmentally friendly vehicles for urban spaces. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)


    The Armadillo-T, a foldable electric vehicle made in South Korea, can with a click on a smartphone park itself and fold nearly in half, freeing up space in crowded cities. The quirky two-seater may never see production but it is part of a trend of developing environmentally friendly vehicles for urban spaces. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)




    5 year-old He Yide sits in a glider before flying the plane in Guan county, Hebei province, China, on September 4, 2013. He piloted the plane, accompanied by his coach, from Guan county to Beijing Wildlife Park at a height of 150m (492 feet) and completed the flight in 35 minutes. (Photo by Reuters)


    5 year-old He Yide sits in a glider before flying the plane in Guan county, Hebei province, China, on September 4, 2013. He piloted the plane, accompanied by his coach, from Guan county to Beijing Wildlife Park at a height of 150m (492 feet) and completed the flight in 35 minutes. (Photo by Reuters)




    Nick Vujicic, an Australian motivational speaker who was born without limbs, swims with sharks at the Marine Life Park in Singapore, on September 5, 2013. Vujicic dived with sharks in a customized acrylic enclosure that takes in a 360-degree view of the shark habitat at the aquarium. Vujicic is in Singapore to give a motivational talk to a 5,000 people. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)


    Nick Vujicic, an Australian motivational speaker who was born without limbs, swims with sharks at the Marine Life Park in Singapore, on September 5, 2013. Vujicic dived with sharks in a customized acrylic enclosure that takes in a 360-degree view of the shark habitat at the aquarium. Vujicic is in Singapore to give a motivational talk to a 5,000 people. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)




    In this Tuesday, September 3, 2013 photo, fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral during the [Spasskaya Tower] International Military Orchestra Music Festival at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The festival started on Sunday, September 1 in Moscow and would last until Sunday, September 8. (Photo by Denis Tyrin/AP Photo)


    In this Tuesday, September 3, 2013 photo, fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral during the [Spasskaya Tower] International Military Orchestra Music Festival at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The festival started on Sunday, September 1 in Moscow and would last until Sunday, September 8. (Photo by Denis Tyrin/AP Photo)




    A dinner setting for G-20 leaders is placed on a table prior to a dinner at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The threat of missiles over the Mediterranean is weighing on world leaders meeting on the shores of the Baltic this week, and eclipsing economic battles that usually dominate when the G-20 world economies meet. (Photo by Sergei Karpukhin/AP Photo)


    A dinner setting for G-20 leaders is placed on a table prior to a dinner at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The threat of missiles over the Mediterranean is weighing on world leaders meeting on the shores of the Baltic this week, and eclipsing economic battles that usually dominate when the G-20 world economies meet. (Photo by Sergei Karpukhin/AP Photo)




    A man attempts to pull the neck off a dead goose while repeatedly being plunged into the water during Antzar Eguna (Day Of The Goose) in the Basque fishing town of Lekeitio, Spain, on September 5, 2013. Geese are hung from a rope over the harbor as participants passing on a boat attempt to grab the animal; those who succeed in pulling the neck off get to keep the goose. (Photo by Vincent West/Reuters)


    A man attempts to pull the neck off a dead goose while repeatedly being plunged into the water during Antzar Eguna (Day Of The Goose) in the Basque fishing town of Lekeitio, Spain, on September 5, 2013. Geese are hung from a rope over the harbor as participants passing on a boat attempt to grab the animal; those who succeed in pulling the neck off get to keep the goose. (Photo by Vincent West/Reuters)




    A model presents a creation from the Desigual Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, on September 5, 2013. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters)


    A model presents a creation from the Desigual Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, on September 5, 2013. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters)

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The Week in Pictures: August 31 – September 7 2013


A dancer wearing an Amazonian attire and carrying two boa constrictors parades dancing with a touristic group at the gastronomic fair of Mistura, the largest in Latin America, which opened doors next to the Pacific Ocean on September 5, 2013 in Lima. The fair showcases about 130 restaurants and expects to attract over half a million visitors in the ten days it will run, aiming to promote food as a tool for sustainable development, social inclusion, and cultural identity. (Photo by Cris Bouroncle/AFP Photo)


A dancer wearing an Amazonian attire and carrying two boa constrictors parades dancing with a touristic group at the gastronomic fair of Mistura, the largest in Latin America, which opened doors next to the Pacific Ocean on September 5, 2013 in Lima. The fair showcases about 130 restaurants and expects to attract over half a million visitors in the ten days it will run, aiming to promote food as a tool for sustainable development, social inclusion, and cultural identity. (Photo by Cris Bouroncle/AFP Photo)




An upside down model of a house is build in Wellen, central Germany, on September 5, 2013. A full scaled house will be erected 2014 at the Edersee, central Germany. (Photo by Uwe Zucchi/AFP Photo/DPA)


An upside down model of a house is build in Wellen, central Germany, on September 5, 2013. A full scaled house will be erected 2014 at the Edersee, central Germany. (Photo by Uwe Zucchi/AFP Photo/DPA)




Former basketball star Dennis Rodman shows a picture which he took with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as he arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport, on September 7, 2013. Kim again met Rodman during his second visit to North Korea this year, North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday, but made no mention on whether the two discussed the fate of a jailed American missionary. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)


Former basketball star Dennis Rodman shows a picture which he took with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as he arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport, on September 7, 2013. Kim again met Rodman during his second visit to North Korea this year, North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday, but made no mention on whether the two discussed the fate of a jailed American missionary. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)




Youths mount their cars on stones in the Saudi city of Dubai, on August 31, 2013. This new art form trending in Saudi Arabia is called Tahjir or Stoning, in which cars are raised atop stacked piles of rocks and bricks. (Mohamed Al Hwaity/Reuters)


Youths mount their cars on stones in the Saudi city of Dubai, on August 31, 2013. This new art form trending in Saudi Arabia is called Tahjir or Stoning, in which cars are raised atop stacked piles of rocks and bricks. (Mohamed Al Hwaity/Reuters)




A clay idol of the Hindu god Ganesh is carried onto a passenger train before being transported to a place of worship in Mumbai, on September 1, 2013. Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha, begins September 9. The idols will be immersed in bodies of water at the end of the festival. (Photo by Rafiq Maqbool/Associated Press)


A clay idol of the Hindu god Ganesh is carried onto a passenger train before being transported to a place of worship in Mumbai, on September 1, 2013. Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha, begins September 9. The idols will be immersed in bodies of water at the end of the festival. (Photo by Rafiq Maqbool/Associated Press)




Brazil's players celebrate with the gold medal during the awards ceremony of the World Grand Prix Finals volleyball tournament in Sapporo, Japan, on September 1, 2013. (Photo by Koji Sasahara/Associated Press)


Brazil's players celebrate with the gold medal during the awards ceremony of the World Grand Prix Finals volleyball tournament in Sapporo, Japan, on September 1, 2013. (Photo by Koji Sasahara/Associated Press)




Supporters of the religious party Ahl-i-Sunnat Wal Jamaat hold an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest against the Syrian, Russian and U.S. governments in Quetta, Pakistan, on September 1, 2013. (Photo by Naseer Ahmed /Reuters)


Supporters of the religious party Ahl-i-Sunnat Wal Jamaat hold an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a protest against the Syrian, Russian and U.S. governments in Quetta, Pakistan, on September 1, 2013. (Photo by Naseer Ahmed /Reuters)




A policeman is beaten up by a group of protesters during a march in Mexico City, on September 1, 2013. The officer was later taken away by colleagues. Teachers, anarchists and other groups protested against proposed energy and education reforms. (Photo by Marco Ugarte/Associated Press)


A policeman is beaten up by a group of protesters during a march in Mexico City, on September 1, 2013. The officer was later taken away by colleagues. Teachers, anarchists and other groups protested against proposed energy and education reforms. (Photo by Marco Ugarte/Associated Press)




Yang Shiguang, 77, performs stunts at a park in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, September 3, 2013. Yang has been a member of a stunt performance club since 2007, after retiring from a research institution. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)


Yang Shiguang, 77, performs stunts at a park in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, September 3, 2013. Yang has been a member of a stunt performance club since 2007, after retiring from a research institution. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)




A member of the Edmonton Eskimos cheer squad goes flying through the air during their game against the Calgary Stampeders in the first half of their CFL football game September 2, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Todd Korol/AFP Photo)


A member of the Edmonton Eskimos cheer squad goes flying through the air during their game against the Calgary Stampeders in the first half of their CFL football game September 2, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Todd Korol/AFP Photo)




A performer dressed as Jesus Christ stands next to a man using an ATM machine in Madrid September 4, 2013. Spain's economy has been in recession since mid-2011, the second since a decade-long property bubble burst in 2008, though the government has said it expects to see quarterly growth in the second half of 2013. (Photo by Susana Vera/Reuters)


A performer dressed as Jesus Christ stands next to a man using an ATM machine in Madrid September 4, 2013. Spain's economy has been in recession since mid-2011, the second since a decade-long property bubble burst in 2008, though the government has said it expects to see quarterly growth in the second half of 2013. (Photo by Susana Vera/Reuters)




A television journalist does her make-up before reporting about an inflated Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floating on a lake at the venue of the 9th China International Garden Expo in Beijing, September 6, 2013. The 18-metre-high inflatable sculpture, which made its first public appearance in the city on Friday, will be shown at the expo until September 23, after which it will be transported to the Summer Palace for display for another month, local media reported. (Photo by Petar Kujundzic/Reuters)


A television journalist does her make-up before reporting about an inflated Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floating on a lake at the venue of the 9th China International Garden Expo in Beijing, September 6, 2013. The 18-metre-high inflatable sculpture, which made its first public appearance in the city on Friday, will be shown at the expo until September 23, after which it will be transported to the Summer Palace for display for another month, local media reported. (Photo by Petar Kujundzic/Reuters)




A member of the Syrian diaspora in Ukraine shouts slogans and holds a placard depicting Syria's president Bashar al-Assad next to a placard showing US President Barack Obama (L) on September 5, 2013, during a rally in front of the US embassy in Kiev. Members of the rally, organized by Ukrainian left-wing parties, protested against the threat of US strikes against Syria. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)


A member of the Syrian diaspora in Ukraine shouts slogans and holds a placard depicting Syria's president Bashar al-Assad next to a placard showing US President Barack Obama (L) on September 5, 2013, during a rally in front of the US embassy in Kiev. Members of the rally, organized by Ukrainian left-wing parties, protested against the threat of US strikes against Syria. (Photo by Gleb Garanich/Reuters)




Afghan children climb onto a fence while playing as they sell tea in Kabul September 4, 2013. A tea vendor earns $1 on average a day. (Photo by Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)


Afghan children climb onto a fence while playing as they sell tea in Kabul September 4, 2013. A tea vendor earns $1 on average a day. (Photo by Mohammad Ismail/Reuters)




Russian artist Vasily Slonov poses for a picture with axes engraved with portraits of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Soviet leader Josef Stalin, during a presentation of his new art project [History of Russia, 20th century – from Lenin to Putin] at the courtyard of the Museum Center in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk September 2, 2013. The artist has chemically engraved portraits of nine Soviet and Russian political figures on a series of butchers' axes. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)


Russian artist Vasily Slonov poses for a picture with axes engraved with portraits of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Soviet leader Josef Stalin, during a presentation of his new art project [History of Russia, 20th century – from Lenin to Putin] at the courtyard of the Museum Center in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk September 2, 2013. The artist has chemically engraved portraits of nine Soviet and Russian political figures on a series of butchers' axes. (Photo by Ilya Naymushin/Reuters)




Holly Carpenter, model and GSA student looks through some theatre masks at The Gaiety School of Acting – The National Theatre School of Ireland, Essex Street West, Temple Bar on Thursday 5th September to help us launch our Autumn programme & brochure for 2013/2014. Holly Carpenter, model and GSA student was joined by Joey the Earlybird, who's giving up to 20% off of selected courses, at the The Gaiety School of Acting –The National Theatre School of Ireland, Essex Street West, Temple Bar on Thursday 5th September to help us launch our Autumn programme & brochure for 2013/2014. (Photo by Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)


Holly Carpenter, model and GSA student looks through some theatre masks at The Gaiety School of Acting – The National Theatre School of Ireland, Essex Street West, Temple Bar on Thursday 5th September to help us launch our Autumn programme & brochure for 2013/2014. Holly Carpenter, model and GSA student was joined by Joey the Earlybird, who's giving up to 20% off of selected courses, at the The Gaiety School of Acting –The National Theatre School of Ireland, Essex Street West, Temple Bar on Thursday 5th September to help us launch our Autumn programme & brochure for 2013/2014. (Photo by Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)




Romanian riot policeman prepare to confront protesters, as a woman views the scene and demonstrators gather nearby, in Bucharest, Romania, early Thursday, September 5, 2013. Protesters blocked traffic in central Bucharest for the fourth day running to protest against the proposed development in the Transylvanian town of Rosia Montana, by Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources of Europe's largest cyanide based extraction open-cast gold mine. (Photo by Vadim Ghirda/AP Photo)


Romanian riot policeman prepare to confront protesters, as a woman views the scene and demonstrators gather nearby, in Bucharest, Romania, early Thursday, September 5, 2013. Protesters blocked traffic in central Bucharest for the fourth day running to protest against the proposed development in the Transylvanian town of Rosia Montana, by Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources of Europe's largest cyanide based extraction open-cast gold mine. (Photo by Vadim Ghirda/AP Photo)




Early morning fog is visible in the valleys of the pre-alpine lands during sunrise near Bernbeuren, southern Germany, Friday, September 6, 2013. (Photo by Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/AP Photo/DPA)


Early morning fog is visible in the valleys of the pre-alpine lands during sunrise near Bernbeuren, southern Germany, Friday, September 6, 2013. (Photo by Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/AP Photo/DPA)




Indian Kathakali artists perform in Chennai, India, on September 4, 2013. Kathakali is a classical dance that was created in the ancient kingdoms that now make up Kerala, a state on India's southwestern coast some 400 years ago. (Photo by Arun Sankar K/Associated Press)


Indian Kathakali artists perform in Chennai, India, on September 4, 2013. Kathakali is a classical dance that was created in the ancient kingdoms that now make up Kerala, a state on India's southwestern coast some 400 years ago. (Photo by Arun Sankar K./Associated Press)




A Syrian boy sits beside his family's belongings as they wait for a vehicle to pick them up after entering the Turkish border gate, on September 6, 2013. The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said that a near tenfold increase over the past 12 months in the rate of refugees crossing Syria's borders into Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon – to a daily average of nearly 5,000 men, women and children – had pushed the total living abroad above two million. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters)


A Syrian boy sits beside his family's belongings as they wait for a vehicle to pick them up after entering the Turkish border gate, on September 6, 2013. The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said that a near tenfold increase over the past 12 months in the rate of refugees crossing Syria's borders into Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon – to a daily average of nearly 5,000 men, women and children – had pushed the total living abroad above two million. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters)




USA: NHRA pro mod driver Tim Tindle crashes during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Indiana, on September 1, 2013. Tindle walked away from the accident. (Photo by Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports)


USA: NHRA pro mod driver Tim Tindle crashes during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Indiana, on September 1, 2013. Tindle walked away from the accident. (Photo by Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports)




University freshmen point their toy guns at one another during a break in their military training at a campus in Hefei, Anhui province, on September 3, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)


University freshmen point their toy guns at one another during a break in their military training at a campus in Hefei, Anhui province, on September 3, 2013. (Photo by Reuters)




A performer rests before a carnival show at the International Garden Expo park in Beijing, China, on September 6, 2013. (Photo by Ng Han Guan/Associated Press)


A performer rests before a carnival show at the International Garden Expo park in Beijing, China, on September 6, 2013. (Photo by Ng Han Guan/Associated Press)




Utility poles fall over a road after a tornado in Koshigaya city, Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, Monday, September 2, 2013. According to local reports, dozens of people were injured by the disaster. (Photo by AP Photo/Kyodo News)


Utility poles fall over a road after a tornado in Koshigaya city, Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, Monday, September 2, 2013. According to local reports, dozens of people were injured by the disaster. (Photo by AP Photo/Kyodo News)




Model Kate Moss poses with [Body Armour] (L) by photographer Allen Jones, and Kate [Aladdin Sane], 2003, by photographer Nick Knight, at Christie's auction house in London, on September 4, 2013. The work is estimated to fetch $42,000 in the sale [A Celebration of Kate Moss], from the collection of gallery owner Gert Elfering, in London on September 25. (Photo by Luke MacGregor/Reuters)


Model Kate Moss poses with [Body Armour] (L) by photographer Allen Jones, and Kate [Aladdin Sane], 2003, by photographer Nick Knight, at Christie's auction house in London, on September 4, 2013. The work is estimated to fetch $42,000 in the sale [A Celebration of Kate Moss], from the collection of gallery owner Gert Elfering, in London on September 25. (Photo by Luke MacGregor/Reuters)




Members of the [Free Syrian Army] watch as they fire a homemade rocket towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Deir al-Zor, on September 4, 2013. (Photo by Khalil Ashawi/Reuters)


Members of the [Free Syrian Army] watch as they fire a homemade rocket towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Deir al-Zor, on September 4, 2013. (Photo by Khalil Ashawi/Reuters)




Qian Hongyan, 18, waits for her new prosthesis which are being fitted with silk stockings at China Rehabilitation Centre in Beijing, on September 5, 2013. Qian, who has been moving by using a basketball after she lost her legs in a car accident at age four, got her new free prosthesis fitted for her adult body. She first received artificial limbs in 2005 and later joined a swimming club for the handicapped and became an athlete. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)


Qian Hongyan, 18, waits for her new prosthesis which are being fitted with silk stockings at China Rehabilitation Centre in Beijing, on September 5, 2013. Qian, who has been moving by using a basketball after she lost her legs in a car accident at age four, got her new free prosthesis fitted for her adult body. She first received artificial limbs in 2005 and later joined a swimming club for the handicapped and became an athlete. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)




Sport enthusiasts to see the water in a new light using nothing more than LEDs in Florida, on September 5, 2013. (Photo by Caters News)


Sport enthusiasts to see the water in a new light using nothing more than LEDs in Florida, on September 5, 2013. (Photo by Caters News)




Russia's President Vladimir Putin, center foreground, gestures as he walks by U.S. President Barack Obama, front row second right, as he takes his place at a group photo outside of the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Friday, September 6, 2013. World leaders are discussing Syria's civil war at the summit but look no closer to agreeing on international military intervention to stop it. (Photo by Ivan Sekretarev/AP Photo)


Russia's President Vladimir Putin, center foreground, gestures as he walks by U.S. President Barack Obama, front row second right, as he takes his place at a group photo outside of the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Friday, September 6, 2013. World leaders are discussing Syria's civil war at the summit but look no closer to agreeing on international military intervention to stop it. (Photo by Ivan Sekretarev/AP Photo)




Humanoid communication robot Kirobo holding Japanese national flag and speaking during session to check success of its first conveyance into space, at International Space Station. (Photo by NASA/Reuters/2013.Kibo-Robot)


Humanoid communication robot Kirobo holding Japanese national flag and speaking during session to check success of its first conveyance into space, at International Space Station. (Photo by NASA/Reuters/2013.Kibo-Robot)




These daredevils have completed the worlds longest open abseils down a height nearly three times taller than Londons The Shard. (Photo by Caters News Agency)


These daredevils have completed the worlds longest open abseils down a height nearly three times taller than Londons The Shard. (Photo by Caters News Agency)




A man poses by the work of British artist Julian Beever, specialized in pavement drawings, wall murals and realistic paintings, made in a shopping center in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia, on September 6, 2013. (Photo by Raul Arboleda/AFP Photo)


A man poses by the work of British artist Julian Beever, specialized in pavement drawings, wall murals and realistic paintings, made in a shopping center in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia, on September 6, 2013. (Photo by Raul Arboleda/AFP Photo)




Student Tori McIntyre tosses her hair up after taken a dip in purple dyed water tub in Ontario, Canada, on September 3, 2013. First-year student engineers traditionally are dyed purple at most Canadian universities by the more senior class. This all is done for fun and the dye wears off after about a week. (Photo by Norm Betts/Barcroft Media)


Student Tori McIntyre tosses her hair up after taken a dip in purple dyed water tub in Ontario, Canada, on September 3, 2013. First-year student engineers traditionally are dyed purple at most Canadian universities by the more senior class. This all is done for fun and the dye wears off after about a week. (Photo by Norm Betts/Barcroft Media)




A man jumps over a water stream on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, on September 3, 2013. (Photo by Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)


A man jumps over a water stream on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, on September 3, 2013. (Photo by Danish Siddiqui/Reuters)




Members of historic military enthusiast clubs, wearing period uniforms, take part in a commemorative battle to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Kulm in Chlumec, Czech Republic, on September 4, 2013. (Photo by Ondrej Biciste/isifa/Getty Images)


Members of historic military enthusiast clubs, wearing period uniforms, take part in a commemorative battle to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle of Kulm in Chlumec, Czech Republic, on September 4, 2013. (Photo by Ondrej Biciste/isifa/Getty Images)




The Armadillo-T, a foldable electric vehicle made in South Korea, can with a click on a smartphone park itself and fold nearly in half, freeing up space in crowded cities. The quirky two-seater may never see production but it is part of a trend of developing environmentally friendly vehicles for urban spaces. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)


The Armadillo-T, a foldable electric vehicle made in South Korea, can with a click on a smartphone park itself and fold nearly in half, freeing up space in crowded cities. The quirky two-seater may never see production but it is part of a trend of developing environmentally friendly vehicles for urban spaces. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)




5 year-old He Yide sits in a glider before flying the plane in Guan county, Hebei province, China, on September 4, 2013. He piloted the plane, accompanied by his coach, from Guan county to Beijing Wildlife Park at a height of 150m (492 feet) and completed the flight in 35 minutes. (Photo by Reuters)


5 year-old He Yide sits in a glider before flying the plane in Guan county, Hebei province, China, on September 4, 2013. He piloted the plane, accompanied by his coach, from Guan county to Beijing Wildlife Park at a height of 150m (492 feet) and completed the flight in 35 minutes. (Photo by Reuters)




Nick Vujicic, an Australian motivational speaker who was born without limbs, swims with sharks at the Marine Life Park in Singapore, on September 5, 2013. Vujicic dived with sharks in a customized acrylic enclosure that takes in a 360-degree view of the shark habitat at the aquarium. Vujicic is in Singapore to give a motivational talk to a 5,000 people. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)


Nick Vujicic, an Australian motivational speaker who was born without limbs, swims with sharks at the Marine Life Park in Singapore, on September 5, 2013. Vujicic dived with sharks in a customized acrylic enclosure that takes in a 360-degree view of the shark habitat at the aquarium. Vujicic is in Singapore to give a motivational talk to a 5,000 people. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)




In this Tuesday, September 3, 2013 photo, fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral during the [Spasskaya Tower] International Military Orchestra Music Festival at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The festival started on Sunday, September 1 in Moscow and would last until Sunday, September 8. (Photo by Denis Tyrin/AP Photo)


In this Tuesday, September 3, 2013 photo, fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral during the [Spasskaya Tower] International Military Orchestra Music Festival at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The festival started on Sunday, September 1 in Moscow and would last until Sunday, September 8. (Photo by Denis Tyrin/AP Photo)




A dinner setting for G-20 leaders is placed on a table prior to a dinner at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The threat of missiles over the Mediterranean is weighing on world leaders meeting on the shores of the Baltic this week, and eclipsing economic battles that usually dominate when the G-20 world economies meet. (Photo by Sergei Karpukhin/AP Photo)


A dinner setting for G-20 leaders is placed on a table prior to a dinner at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The threat of missiles over the Mediterranean is weighing on world leaders meeting on the shores of the Baltic this week, and eclipsing economic battles that usually dominate when the G-20 world economies meet. (Photo by Sergei Karpukhin/AP Photo)




A man attempts to pull the neck off a dead goose while repeatedly being plunged into the water during Antzar Eguna (Day Of The Goose) in the Basque fishing town of Lekeitio, Spain, on September 5, 2013. Geese are hung from a rope over the harbor as participants passing on a boat attempt to grab the animal; those who succeed in pulling the neck off get to keep the goose. (Photo by Vincent West/Reuters)


A man attempts to pull the neck off a dead goose while repeatedly being plunged into the water during Antzar Eguna (Day Of The Goose) in the Basque fishing town of Lekeitio, Spain, on September 5, 2013. Geese are hung from a rope over the harbor as participants passing on a boat attempt to grab the animal; those who succeed in pulling the neck off get to keep the goose. (Photo by Vincent West/Reuters)




A model presents a creation from the Desigual Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, on September 5, 2013. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters)


A model presents a creation from the Desigual Spring/Summer 2014 collection during New York Fashion Week, on September 5, 2013. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters)

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