In Pictures

Day in pictures: 11 September 2014

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Image caption A reconstruction of the frigate used by the French General Gilbert du Motier - the Marquis de Lafayette - to bring reinforcements to American revolutionaries in 1780 takes to the sea off the west coast of France. The ship is due to set sail for the US in April 2015
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Image caption Circles of green irrigated crops in the desert of northern Saudi Arabia, one of the most arid regions on earth
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Image caption Oscar Pistorius weeps as he listens to the judgement at his trial at the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa. The judge has found him not guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but has indicated that he may be convicted of culpable homicide
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Image caption A woman grieves for her husband at the South Tower Memorial Pool before a ceremony marking the 13th anniversary of the 11 September 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York
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Image caption An aerial photograph shows homes surrounded by floodwaters in Pakistan's central Punjab province. More than 450 people have been killed by extensive flooding in Pakistan and India in recent days. Large tracts of farmland have been inundated and houses swept away.
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Image caption Herders wearing lederhosen attempt to persuade a cow to leave summer pastures in the mountains of the Allgaeu region of southern Germany and return to the farm for the winter. The seasonal movement of livestock has been taking place in the Alps for centuries
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Image caption Supporters of the Colombian Atletico Nacional football team cheer them on before the start of its march with Paraguay's General Diaz in the Copa Sudamericana at the Atanasio Girardot stadium in Medellin