In Pictures

Day in pictures: 8 September 2014

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Image caption Akie Abe, wife of Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, uses her mobile phone to take pictures during their visit to the Kelaniya Buddhist Temple in Sri Lanka.
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Image caption People stand on a bridge damaged by floods on the river Tawi in Jammu in Indian-administered Kashmir. The floods, resulting from the late-monsoon rains, have left more than 270 people dead in India and Pakistan.
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Image caption An exhibition at Tate Britain in London is the first to concentrate on JMW Turner's work from the age of 60 until his death. It includes many major works brought together for the first time, including A Disaster at Sea.
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Image caption Fireworks explode above Saint-Basil's cathedral during the final day of the International Military Music Festival, at Spasskaya Tower, in Red Square in Moscow, Russia.
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Image caption El Salvador defender Alexander Mendoza fouls Honduran defender Johnny Leveron at the Cotton Bowl Stadium. El Salvador won 1-0.
Image caption A man carries two bichon frises, Paopao and Benzen, at a dog show in Hangzhou, China.
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Image caption An Afghan child rests in a makeshift cradle inside a tent on the outskirts of Kabul.
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Image caption Dancers rehearse at a studio inside Lyon's Opera House ahead of the 16th Biennale de la Danse de Lyon festival, which runs for three weeks from 10 September.
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Image caption Abby Jones is reflected in a giant kaleidoscope with coloured powder over her face after running in The Color Run 5K in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Image caption Mayor of London Boris Johnson salutes for photographers during a visit to the Tenacious. The training ship is moored at Woolwich as part of Totally Thames, a month-long arts and cultural festival featuring more than a 100 river-related events,