Pictures of the Day

A selection of images from around the world- Tuesday August 28, 2012

  • A clown performs during a media preview of "Slava's Snowshow" in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands. The show was created by renowned Russian clown Slava Polunin in 1993. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

  • An activist carries a sign during a protest march in a downpour at the Republican National Convention in Tampa Florida. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

  • Argentina's dancers Facundo de la Cruz Gomez Palavecino and Paola Sanz celebrate after winning the 2012 Tango Dance World Cup salon finals in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

  • A shoebill is displayed at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

  • A chapter of the layered geological history of Mars is laid bare in this color image from NASA's Curiosity rover showing the base of Mount Sharp, the rover's eventual science destination. The image is a portion of a larger image taken by Curiosity's 100-millimeter Mast Camera. (AP Photo/NASA)

  • An Israeli Soldier shoots rubber bullets towards Palestinian protesters during a demonstration supporting prisoners in Israeli jails outside the Ofer military prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

  • A boy reacts as his sister splashes water from a stone spout near Bangalamukhi temple in Katmandu, Nepal. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

  • A wave is seen in Busan, South Korea, after the country was hammered by Typhoon Bolaven, likely to be the most powerful storm in a decade. REUTERS/Cho Jung-ho/Yonhap

  • A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, walks along his ashram, a place of retreat, at the premises of the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

  • Syrian women walk past a covered body of a Free Syria Army fighter outside a hospital in Aleppo. AFP PHOTO/ARIS MESSINIS

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