Anorak

Anorak | News In Photos: Nicki Minaj’s Mask, Nuon Chea’s Trial And Metal Detecting With Hurricane Irene

News In Photos: Nicki Minaj’s Mask, Nuon Chea’s Trial And Metal Detecting With Hurricane Irene

by | 29th, August 2011

THE News in photos – what you might have missed…in photos:

11482116

Picture 1 of 14

South Africa's Oscar Pistorius, right, and USA''s Greg Nixon compete in the Men's 400m semifinal at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Rescuers and volunteers carry a body which they recovered from piles of garbage in Baguio City, northern Philippines.Several tons of garbage buried some shanties after a dumpsite’s concrete wall collapsed due to strong winds and rain brought about by Typhoon Nanmadol on Saturday, killing two children and their grandmother missing.

Boxer Amir Khan sits in Jenson Buttons McLaren Mercedes during the photocall in Manchester.

Nicki Minaj arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards 2011 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, USA.

South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius, right, and USA”s Greg Nixon compete in the Men’s 400m semifinal at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

police officers enter the court hall of the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal during a hearing of the former Khmer Rouge top leaders, Nuon Chea, who was Pol Pot’s No. 2 and the group’s chief ideologist, and Ieng Thirith, who was minister for social affairs, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodian

Copies of the Quran, Muslims holy book, splattered with blood, at Um al-Qura mosque in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday. A suicide bomber blew himself up inside Baghdad’s largest Sunni mosque Sunday night, killing dozens during prayers, a shocking strike on a place of worship similar to the one that brought Iraq to the brink of civil war five years ago.

Miss Universe contestants pose for pictures with former Brazilian soccer player Cafu, second from left top row, prior to a soccer match in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. From left, back row: Mexico’s Karin Ontiveros, Malaysia’s Debora Henry, Ireland’s Aoife Hannon, Korea’s Sora Chong, Poland’s Rozalia Mancewicz, and Germany’s Valeria Bystritskaia. Fromt row: Tanzania’s Nelly Kamwelu, Ukraine’s Olesia Stefanko, New Zealand’s Priyani Puketapu, St Lucia’s Joy-Ann Biscette, and Turks & Caicos’ Easher Parker. The Miss Universe pageant will be held in Sao Paulo on Sept. 12.

The new waxwork figure of U.S singer Rihanna is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Berlin, Germany.

Alan Braswell, of Newport, N.C., searches for metals on the beach in Atlantic Beach, N.C., Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 . As more roads opened and the power came back two days after Hurricane Irene swept through, people who depend on tourists for their livelihoods had no guarantee whether visitors would come for summer’s traditional last hurrah.

Norman Golliday, left, grandfather, and Anjanette Albert, mother of Derrion Albert, a Chicago high school honors student who was beaten to death, face the media, after the final suspect in the videotaped beating of Derrion Albert was sentenced to 32 years in prison, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, in Chicago. Lapoleon Colbert, 20, was convicted of first-degree murder in June by a jury that heard tape of his police interrogation in which he admitted to kicking Derrion Albert in the head and stomping on him while he lay defenseless on the ground. Circuit Judge Nicholas Ford handed down prison sentences of at least a quarter century to the three others charged as adults, while one suspect tried as a juvenile was ordered to remain in prison until he turns 21.

South Korea Athletics Worlds – USA’s Jason Richardson, right, and USA’s David Oliver, center, lead the pack in a 110m Hurdles semifinal at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011.

Kyrgyz horsemen compete at the central Hippodrome in the capital Bishkek during a sport event to celebrate 20 years of Kyrgyz independence.

A festival goer covered in mud whilst enjoying the last day of festivities at the Leeds Festival 2011 held at Bramham Park, Yorkshire.

A police officer walks past a couple enjoying themselves during children’s day of the Notting Hill Carnival, London.

Bourton Rovers 1st XI (light blue) battle for possession with Bourton Rovers 2nd XI (dark blue) during the annual Football in the River match in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire on Bank Holiday Monday. The teams of local players battle it out in the annual event which takes place in the River Windrush in centre of town.
Picture date: Monday August 29, 2011. Photo credit should read: Rod Minchin/PA Wire



Posted: 29th, August 2011 | In: Politicians Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink