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A Muslim man wearing a blindfold shouts slogans during a protest against the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" that ridicules the Prophet Muhammad.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated Press

Palestinian demonstrators protesting the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" are reflected in the face shield of an Israeli police officer's helmet during a demonstration at the Damascus Gate.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPA

An Egyptian protester runs from a burning police car as street clashes sparked by the anti-Islam film "Innocence of Muslims" continue near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khalil Hamra / Associated Press

An Israeli man watches the sun rise over the mountains on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea during a "float-in" organized by American artist and photographer Spencer Tunick. Some 200 people took part in the stunt to help raise awareness of the environmental plight of the mineral-rich Dead Sea, whose level is dropping about a meter a year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPA

Young boys and girls enjoy an outdoor shower after a water tap was opened on a Kolkata street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PIYAL ADHIKARY / EPA

Spectators cope with blustery weather while waiting in vain for play to resume in the second round of the Women's British Open golf tournament at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club. High winds prompted tournament officials to suspend competition for the day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW YATES / AFP / Getty Images

A model is prepared backstage ahead of the show from the Maria Grachvogel spring/summer 2013 collection during London Fashion Week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joel Ryan / Associated Press

A mother silvery gibbon named Pangrango, with her 4-week-old baby clinging to her tummy, carefully tightropes across their compound at the Hellabrunn zoo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Uwe Lein / Associated Press

Activists from the Hindu hard-line political party Shiv Sena prepare food in the road as a symbolic gesture while protesting an increase in the price of diesel fuel and a new limit on how much natural gas Indians get for cooking. The Indian government increased the diesel price by five rupees per liter and restricted families to six cooking gas cylinders per year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIVYAKANT SOLANKI / EPA

A monk spins a prayer wheel at the Boudhanath Stupa, an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | September 14, 2012

Friday’s Pictures in the News begins with more protests over “Innocence of Muslims,” the film whose trailer has incited anti-American violence across the Muslim world. In India, a blindfolded Muslim man shouts slogans during a protest in Srinagar and in India, protesters run from a burning police car during clashes with riot police near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. See gallery.

In Israel, a young man standing in the Dead Sea watches the sun rise during a “float-in” organized by U.S. artist and photographer Spencer Tunick to help raise awareness of the environmental plight of the mineral-rich sea, whose level is dropping about a meter a year due to freshwater diversion.

In Europe, hopeful spectators wait (in vain) for play to resume during the second round of the Women’s British Open golf tournament at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in northern England; a silvery gibbon and her 4-week-old baby traverse their compound at Munich’s Hellabrunn zoo; and a model is prepared backstage ahead of the show from the Maria Grachvogel¬† spring/summer 2013 collection during London Fashion Week.

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