Pictures of the Day: Monday, August 13, 2012

Posted Aug. 13, 2012, at 5:32 p.m.
People walk through the concrete blocks of the the Holocaust memorial in Berlin, Germany on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. The memorial to the 6 million Jews killed in Europe under the Nazis was created by U.S. architect Peter Eisenman and consists of an undulating field of 2,711 blocks through which visitors can wander.
Gero Breloer | AP
People walk through the concrete blocks of the the Holocaust memorial in Berlin, Germany on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. The memorial to the 6 million Jews killed in Europe under the Nazis was created by U.S. architect Peter Eisenman and consists of an undulating field of 2,711 blocks through which visitors can wander.
Jammu Kashmir police officers display their skills on motorcycles during a rehearsal for the Indian Independence Day celebrations in Srinagar, India on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. India celebrates its 1947 independence from British colonial rule on Aug. 15.
Mukhtar Khan | AP
Jammu Kashmir police officers display their skills on motorcycles during a rehearsal for the Indian Independence Day celebrations in Srinagar, India on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. India celebrates its 1947 independence from British colonial rule on Aug. 15.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is reflected in a secret service agent's sunglasses during a campaign event at Flagler college, Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in St. Augustine, Fla.
Mary Altaffer | AP
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is reflected in a secret service agent's sunglasses during a campaign event at Flagler college, Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in St. Augustine, Fla.
President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks during a campaign event at Bayliss Park on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, during a three-day campaign bus tour through Iowa.
Carolyn Kaster | AP
President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks during a campaign event at Bayliss Park on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, during a three-day campaign bus tour through Iowa.
Afghan Police officers inspect the scene after a bomb explosion in the city of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. At least five civilians were injured as a bomb targeting a government employees' bus went off Monday morning, a police source said.
Rahmat Gul | AP
Afghan Police officers inspect the scene after a bomb explosion in the city of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. At least five civilians were injured as a bomb targeting a government employees' bus went off Monday morning, a police source said.
In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, French athletes watch pyrotechnics illuminating the sky above the Olympic Stadium during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in London.
Matt Dunham | AP
In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, French athletes watch pyrotechnics illuminating the sky above the Olympic Stadium during the Closing Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in London.
Afghan Muslim men sleep as they wait to break their fast at Mosque in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim year that lasts around 30 days, which strict fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset.
Rahmat Gul | AP
Afghan Muslim men sleep as they wait to break their fast at Mosque in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim year that lasts around 30 days, which strict fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset.

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