Japanese fashion designer Kazuhiro Watanabe, who holds the world record for the "Tallest Mohawk," is surrounded by the media while showing off his 3 feet 8.6 inch do during a media event held by the Guinness World Records to launch their 2013 book edition in New York.
Egyptians stand in the rubble of a damaged building in Cairo Egypt. The head of Egypt’s rescues services says seven people have died when a building collapsed in Cairo. Buildings often collapses in Egypt due to poor construction and lack of government oversight. Illegal construction has boomed since Egypt has been hit by political turmoil following an uprising that toppled president Hosni Mubarak last year.
A girl looks at lanterns as she visits the Shanghai International Lantern Festival in Luxun Park at Hongkou district in Shanghai. According to Chinese tradition, people try to solve puzzles on lanterns, eat Yuanxiao (glutinous rice ball) and enjoy family reunions during the festival. The Lantern Festival is usually celebrated in winter, but in Shanghai, participants prefer to mark the festival at the end of summer to enjoy the warmer weather . The Shanghai International Lantern Festival began on September 5 and will continue until October 14.
An Afghan man browses the YouTube website at a public internet cafe in Kabul. Afghanistan banned the YouTube website on Wednesday to stop Afghans watching a U.S.-made film insulting the Prophet Mohammad that sparked protests in North Africa and the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya.
Palestinian youths practice their parkour skills in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. Some youths, aged between 12 and 23 years old, in Gaza are training in parkour which was developed in France. Parkour is a physical discipline of movement focused on overcoming obstacles. Training is held in cemeteries, and in former Israeli settlements.
Nepalese children are pictured as they play at Bashantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal.
People take part in a sunset yoga session as the Tribute in Light shines over the Brooklyn Bridge over the East River on the 11-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York. The Tribute in Light is an art installation near the site of the World Trade Center in remembrance of the September 11 attacks.
A 45-day old male panda cub is pictured during an examination at the San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California. During the exam, animal care staff could see the cub's eyes beginning to open. It will take about another 20 days for the eyes to be fully open.
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White House staff are pictured after they lowered the U.S. flag to half staff on the roof of the White House in Washington following the death of U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens and others in Benghazi. Stevens and three embassy staff were killed in an attack on the Benghazi consulate and a safe house refuge, stormed by Islamist gunmen blaming America for a film they said insulted the Prophet Mohammad.
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