In Pictures

Day in pictures: 12 September

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Image caption The Tribute in Light illuminates New York during events marking the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Relatives of those killed gathered at Ground Zero, where the World Trade Center stood. In Washington, President Barack Obama led mourners in commemorations held on the White House lawn and at the Pentagon.
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Image caption Peru's army and police join forces to destroy dozens of landing strips at the Apurimac and Ene river valleys, the world's most intensive coca-plant growing area.
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Image caption French rally driver Sebastien Ogier powers his Volkswagen Polo through a corner during the first special stage of the World Rally Championship (WRC), near Bellingen, Australia.
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Image caption Actor Ryan Reynolds poses for a selfie as he attends The Voices premiere during the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Image caption Cherie Blair, wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, delivers a speech during the World Assembly for Women at the Japan Business Federation in Tokyo.
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Image caption A playground opposite an overcrowded detention centre in Bogota, Colombia, has been converted into a makeshift holding area for detainees accused of petty crimes.
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Image caption Work by the Cuban artist Jorge Mayet, which is on show at the annual international art fair held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Image caption The peloton makes its way through the Royal Crescent in Bath at the start of Stage Six of the 2014 Tour of Britain.
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Image caption Thousands of Catalans have rallied in Barcelona, Spain, demanding the right to hold a referendum on independence. The regional government has tabled it for 9 November. The Spanish government says the vote is illegal.