Pictures of the Day: Tuesday, August 7, 2012
David J. Phillip | AP
This picture taken with a fisheye lens shows France's Benjamin Compaore participating in the men's triple jump qualifying round during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
Shakil Adil | AP
Pakistanis buy food from a stall to break their fast, during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
Amr Nabil | AP
Egyptian women mourn during the military funeral of 16 Egyptian soldiers who were killed Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 during an attack at a checkpoint along the Sinai border with Israel by Islamic militants with purported ties to Gaza, in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Mourners prayed for the dead at a mosque in an east Cairo suburb on Tuesday. The coffins, wrapped in Egypt's red-white-and-black flag, were later taken to a nearby square where a military ceremony is under way.
Morry Gash | AP
Bahamas's Shamar Sands falls after hitting a hurdle in the men's 100-meter hurdles during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
Aaron Favila | AP
Residents wade along flooded roads in Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday Aug. 7, 2012. Relentless rains submerged half of the sprawling Philippine capital, triggered a landslide that killed several people and sent emergency crews scrambling Tuesday to rescue and evacuate tens of thousands of residents.
Themba Hadebe | AP
A man slides down a hill after a rare snowfall in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Temperatures dropped to below freezing Tuesday morning as snow flurries blew through South Africa's commercial hub Johannesburg, dusting the city in white as residents poured into the streets to watch the snowflakes fall.
Posted Aug. 07, 2012, at 9:15 p.m.