Outstanding News in Pictures: September 1, 2011

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The outstanding news in pictures on September 1, 2011 include the 68th Venice Film Festival in Venice, the “September 11: Rememberance and Reflection” exhibition in Washington DC, the food distribution to refugees at Hagadera refugee camp in Dadaab and the banned anti-Kremlin protest in St Petersburg.


An exhibition titled “September 11: Rememberance and Reflection” has been held at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, in Washington DC, US. The exhibit, which opens to the public on September 3, 2011, displays over 50 objects recovered from the 9/11 attack in New York, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.


A briefcase found in the debris (front), a picture of the burning World Trade Center (back), and a cell phone used by former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on September 11, 2001 (second right)

A briefcase found in the debris (front), a picture of the burning World Trade Center (back), and a cell phone used by former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on September 11, 2001 (second right)


Supporters of a “Sons of Confederate Veterans” rally wave flags in protest at Hopkins Green in Lexington, Virginia on September 1, 2011

Supporters of a “Sons of Confederate Veterans” rally wave flags in protest at Hopkins Green in Lexington, Virginia on September 1, 2011


Russian students launch paper lanterns during the “Day of Knowledge” in St. Petersburg, Russia, on September 1, 2011. The event marks the beginning of every school year in the country

Russian students launch paper lanterns during the “Day of Knowledge” in St. Petersburg, Russia on September 1, 2011. The event marks the beginning of every school year in the country


Wearing fire proof hoods, elementary school children gather in their playground as part of a nationwide earthquake drill at a Tokyo elementary school on September 1, 2011

Wearing fire proof hoods, elementary school children gather in their playground as part of a nationwide earthquake drill at a Tokyo elementary school on September 1, 2011


First grade students of Russia raise their hands to answer a question in class during the first school day on September 1, 2011

First grade students of Russia raise their hands to answer a question in class during the first school day on September 1, 2011


An image released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on September 1, 2011, shows Tropical Storm Katia, the second hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season

An image released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on September 1, 2011 shows Tropical Storm Katia, the second hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season


Sacks of Corn Soya Blend are carried inside the World Food Program warehouse for distribution to refugees at Hagadera refugee camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border, on September 1, 2011

Sacks of Corn Soya Blend are carried inside the World Food Program warehouse for distribution to refugees at Hagadera refugee camp in Dadaab, near the Kenya-Somalia border on September 1, 2011


Jesse Williams of America celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Men's High Jump final at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea, on September 1, 2011

Jesse Williams of America celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Men's High Jump final at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea on September 1, 2011


Supermodel Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber arrive at the Hotel Excelsior during the 68th Venice Film Festival on September 1, 2011 in Venice, Italy

Supermodel Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber arrive at the Hotel Excelsior during the 68th Venice Film Festival on September 1, 2011 in Venice, Italy


Police officers in St Petersburg, Russia, detain opposition activists during a banned anti-Kremlin protest on September 1, 2011

Police officers in St Petersburg, Russia, detain opposition activists during a banned anti-Kremlin protest on September 1, 2011


A participant of the Burning Man festival in Nevada, US pauses after writing a personal message on the Temple of Transition

A participant of the Burning Man festival in Nevada, US pauses after writing a personal message on the Temple of Transition

 

The 68th Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy

 

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