Outstanding News in Pictures: 10 August 2011

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All breaking news and outstanding events on August 10, 2011 in the world are excellently captured in the following impressive images.


Violence has broken all over the streets of Chile's capital and other cities on Tuesday. Reportedly, tens of thousands of students riot against police during a demonstration demanding changes in public education. Demonstrators with masks burned cars and barricades, threw furniture at police in Santiago. Even, some other people destroyed department buildings and broke windows. Riot police used gas and water to push the riot back. About 273 protesters were arrested. The rioters call for the government to provide "free and equal" public education along with increase spending on schooling.


Riot police responded gas and water

Riot police responded gas and water


These contact lenses, costing $15,000 a pair, are designed by Shekhar Eye Research in Mumbai and decorated with real diamonds and gold

These contact lenses, costing $15,000 a pair, are designed by Shekhar Eye Research in Mumbai and decorated with real diamonds and gold


A largest solar flare in five years was pictured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in extreme ultraviolet light at 131 Angstroms

A largest solar flare in five years was pictured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in extreme ultraviolet light at 131 Angstroms


Australia's Miss Universe contestant Scherri-Lee Biggs displays the 'Australian National Costume that she is going to wear at the Miss Universe final in Brazil

Australia's Miss Universe contestant Scherri-Lee Biggs displays the Australian National Costume that she is going to wear at the Miss Universe final in Brazil


A pair of hummingbirds is seen flying in a garden in Colombia

A pair of hummingbirds is seen flying in a garden in Colombia


Muammar Gaddafi's son Khamis is seen visiting wounded Libyans in a hospital which denies rumors that he was killed by a NATO air strike near Zlitan

Muammar Gaddafi's son Khamis is seen visiting wounded Libyans in a hospital which denies rumors that he was killed by a NATO air strike near Zlitan


Violence in London has been happening for four nights and flaring to other cities in England. Thousands of police have been deployed

Violence in London has been happening for four nights and flaring to other cities in England. Thousands of police have been deployed


The auroral display appears over sky in Canada's Northwest Territories

The auroral display appears over sky in Canada's Northwest Territories


The picture shows that new icebergs break off the Sulzberger Ice Shelf. This is due to the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast of Japan at 13,000 km south to the Sulzberger Ice Shelf in Antarctica

The picture shows that new icebergs break off the Sulzberger Ice Shelf. This is due to the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast of Japan at 13,000 km south to the Sulzberger Ice Shelf in Antarctica


Guards are protecting the Mailbox shopping centre in Birmingham

Guards are protecting the Mailbox shopping centre in Birmingham


Apple has won the patent infringement battle against Samsung when German court banned the Korean firm from selling Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in European market

Apple has won the patent infringement battle against Samsung when German court banned the Korean firm from selling Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in European market

 

Chilean students demand education reform

 

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