Today in Pictures - Sept 24, 2013

A paraglider competes, on Sept 22, 2013 in Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet, south-eastern France, during the 40th edition of the Icare cup. -- PHOTO: AFP
A paraglider competes, on Sept 22, 2013 in Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet, south-eastern France, during the 40th edition of the Icare cup. -- PHOTO: AFP

A paraglider competes in a fake car at Saint-Hilaire-du-Touvet, south-eastern France, during the 40th edition of the Coupe Icare (Icarus Cup), and labourers set up scaffolding to clean a statue of China's late chairman Mao Zedong for the upcoming Chinese National Day at Tianfu Square in Chengdu. 

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