Pictures of the Day

A selection of images from around the world- Thursday September 20, 2012

  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez plays an electric guitar during a campaign rally with Socialist party youth in Caracas. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

  • A Free Syrian Army fighter fires an anti-aircraft machine gun against a Syrian Army jet in the Saif Al Dula district in Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

  • Firefighters and local residents try to control a fire at a slum next to a Padma garments factory in Begunbari, Dhaka. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

  • High waves from Rio de la Plata River crash over the sea wall on to an avenue during a heavy wind storm in Montevideo, Uruguay. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

  • Protesters use sticks to smash the windscreen and windows of a car during an anti-America protest march in Islamabad. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

  • Demonstrators from the Samajwadi Party, a regional political party, shout slogans after they stopped a passenger train during a protest against price hikes in fuel and foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, near Allahabad railway station. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

  • Grabbing a rope, a police officer helps a handicapped man to cross a street during a heavy wind storm in Montevideo, Uruguay. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

  • A statue of Jesus Christ lays on its side on near the St. John's School building after workers removed it from the roof after it toppled during a high wind storm, in Orange, N.J. Newark. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

  • A combine harvests rice near Tucker, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

  • Bubble artist Melody Yang looks through a bubble she created on a table during a demonstration in Vancouver, British Columbia. REUTERS/Andy Clark

  • A participant does push-ups backstage during a bodybuilding competition in Srinagar. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli

  • Men wearing cardboard hats, depicting Apple's new iPhone 5, pose for photos as they wait for the release of the phone near Apple Store Ginza in Tokyo. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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