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24 hours through the lens

Updated 6:15 PM ET, Thu September 6, 2012
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Bristi Rani Pal, who survived an acid attack, attends a meeting Thursday with government officials in Dhaka, Bangladesh. In South Asia, acid attacks have been used as a form of revenge for refusal of sexual advances, proposals of marriage and demands for dowry. EPA/ABIR ABDULLAH/LANDOV
A man on horseback looks at riders Thursday during the 18th stage of the Tour of Spain "La Vuelta" cycling race between Aguilar de Campoo and Valladolid. REUTERS /MIGUEL VIDAL /LANDOV
An Indian riot policeman charges a crowd during a protest Thursday in Bhubaneswar. Dozens were injured as police fired tear gas and charged crowds during a Congress Party rally. STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images
Activists who support the Russian punk band Pussy Riot adjust their face masks as they gather Thursday in front of the Russian Embassy in the Hague, the Netherlands. EPA/LEX VAN LIESHOUT/LANDOV
A relative of Palestinian Khalil al-Jerba mourns over his body during his funeral Thursday in the Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza. Al-Jerba was killed along with two others in an Israeli airstrike, a spokesman for the territory's health ministry said. SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images
A Lebanese army helicopter battles a fire that erupted in Sidon's waste dump on Thursday. REUTERS/ALI HASHISHO/LANDOV