Pictures of the Day: Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Rajanish Kakade | AP
A worker drinks water near to the idols of Hindu elephant headed god Ganesh in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. The idols will be immersed in the Arabian Sea at the end of the ten-day-long Ganesh festival, which begins on September 19.
Denis Farrell | AP
Protesters demonstrate outside the court in Ventersdorp, South Africa, on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at the sentencing of the killer of right-wing leader Eugene TerreBlanche. Chris Mahlangu was given a life sentence for the 2010 murder of TerreBlanche.
Muhammed Muheisen | AP
Sana Mustafa, 5, of Syria, who fled her home in Anadan with her family due to fighting between the rebels and the Syrian army, talks with her brother Riyyad in a school where she and her family took refuge, in Kafar Hamra, on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012.
Eraldo Peres | AP
Rural workers clash with police officers and security agents in front of the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. According to officials, more than 5,000 representatives of rural social movements participated in a protest march to the presidential palace demanding the government resolve the country's agrarian problems, including the demarcation of indigenous lands and financing for small family farms.
Chuck Burton | AP
John Isner and Jurgen Melzer of Austria walk off the court before their third-round match in the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. Play was suspended due to weather conditions.
Posted Aug. 22, 2012, at 10:45 p.m.