In Pictures

Day in pictures: 28 August 2014

A selection of images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours.

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Image caption India's Central Reserve Police Force recruits perform a stunt during the passing-out parade near Srinagar in Indian-administer Kashmir.
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Image caption A shop assistant wearing a pair of wings waits for her shift to end in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Image caption Some Palestinians were able to enjoy sunset on the beach in Gaza, after a truce agreed between Israel and Hamas took hold.
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Image caption Forest fires have been raging in several parts of Spain, including Cadiz province in the south.
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Image caption A helmet lies on the site of a bomb attack in Thailand's Pattani province, in which one teacher was killed and two others wounded.
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Image caption Iraqi special forces take part in a military exercise at the police academy in the southern city of Karbala.