Outstanding News in Picture: 9 August 2011

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All breaking news and outstanding events on 9 August 2011 in the world are excellently captured in the following impressive images.


8 August marks the third day of violence riot in London. The police have clashed with rioters in erupted Hackney while cars are set on fire in Peckham and Lewisham. The riot following two last worst of violence broke out after armed officers shoot a local 29-year-old man named as Mark Duggan Tottenham. 35 police were injured and over 200 people were arrested during the riot. The worst rioting in Britain for decades starts in London spreads to Bristol in the southwest, Birmingham in the Midlands and the northwest port of Liverpool.


A rioter is spotted in front of a burning car in North London

A rioter is spotted in front of a burning car in North London


Eddie Ray Roberts, superintendent of the city's waste and water department, is walking through the dried Lake E.V. Spence in Robert Lee, Texas which previously fed nearly 1.3 million gallons of water daily

Eddie Ray Roberts, superintendent of the city's waste and water department, is walking through the dried Lake E.V. Spence in Robert Lee, Texas which previously fed nearly 1.3 million gallons of water daily


In the picture are photos of Lake E.V. Spence which is situated in Robert Lee, Texas

In the picture are photos of Lake E.V. Spence which is situated in Robert Lee, Texas


People gather to play chess in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China

People gather to play chess in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China


A young woman jumps into the street from a burning building in Surrey Street during terrible London riot

A young woman jumps into the street from a burning building in Surrey Street during terrible London riot


Yemeni anti-government protesters fight against the 33-year regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sana'a

Yemeni anti-government protesters fight against the 33-year regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sana'a


An owl attacks a stray duck while it is wandering in the middle of its path. The owl aims to chase this poor duck back to pond

An owl attacks a stray duck while it is wandering in the middle of its path. The owl aims to chase this poor duck back to pond


An image of Amy Winehouse was made of more than 5,000 multicoloured tablets by, artist Jason Mecier. The San Francisco artist builds the 17 x 21 inch picture in honor to the singer

An image of Amy Winehouse was made of more than 5,000 multicoloured tablets by artist Jason Mecier. The San Francisco artist builds the 17 x 21 inch picture in honor to the singer


The picture shows off a car exploding on Mare Street in Hackney. According to photographer Miks Uzans, there were about 30 well-equipped rioters at that time

The picture shows off a car exploding on Mare Street in Hackney. According to photographer Miks Uzans, there were about 30 well-equipped rioters at that time

 

London riots turn mad: Video of massive fire in Croydon

 

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