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Japanese and Russian flags share space atop the plane of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KONSTANTIN SALOMATIN / AFP/Getty Images

President Obama visited Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt in Stockholm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JEWEL SAMAD / AFP/Getty Images

A new monument to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin was vandalized with paint.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ZURAB KURTSIKIDZE / EPA

A visitor to Glastonbury Tor takes a photograph of St. Michael's Tower, a ruined 14th century church tower.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Early risers take part in a Morning Glory "Rave Your Way Into the Day!" at Village Underground.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

A concave wall of a new 37-story skyscraper, known locally as the "Walkie Talkie" building, has been blamed for reflecting sunlight that reportedly melted parts of a parked Jaguar automobile.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

News photographers angle for a picture of a scuffle at the entrance to the Al Aqsa Mosque.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPA

Apparently, the view from the bicycle basket doesn't impress Django.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Markus Schreiber / Associated Press

Fireworks light up St. Basil Cathedral.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Denis Tyrin / Associated Press

Spanish dancers make a statement against bullfighting.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Martijn Beekman / EPA

Pope Francis greets the faithful in St. Peter's Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALESSANDRO DI MEO / EPA

Guo Bin, 6, known as Bin-Bin, who was blinded when his eyes were gouged out after he went missing while playing outside, is held by his mother.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams plays in the U.S. Open.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP/Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | September 4, 2013

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where Japanese and Russian flags are visible on the plane of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at St. Petersburg’s airport ahead of the G-20 summit. The Group of 20 advanced and emerging nations summit will gather Thursday and Friday in Russia’s second city of St. Petersburg. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama places a stone at the Great Synagogue and Holocaust Memorial of Stockholm as Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt looks on in Stockholm. Obama arrived in Sweden on Wednesday for a two-day visit likely to center on Syria, despite the host nation’s effort to draw attention to a broader agenda.

Taiyuan, China: A 6-year-old boy known as Bin-Bin, who was blinded when his eyes were gouged out by a woman believed to be his aunt, is held by his mother as she accepts donations from well-wishers in a hospital. Bin-Bin may one day see again after a Hong Kong hospital offered him “electronic eyes.”

Jerusalem: News photographers try to record an image as an Israeli border policeman raises his club to Palestinians during scuffles at an entrance to the Al Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Moscow: Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral during the “Spasskaya Tower” International Military Orchestra Music Festival at Red Square.

The Hague: Spanish dancers donned bull suits to campaign in front of the Spanish embassy against bullfighting.

Add stops in London, Germany, New York and the Vatican to round out the report.

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