In Pics: What happened across the world on Aug 26

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Bangalore, Aug 26: Iraqi officials say a wave of attacks on Monday were targeted at commercial areas in and outside Baghdad has killed and wounded scores of people.

Meanwhile, thousands of supporters of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri are besieging parliament in the capital to pressure Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud.

OneIndia News brings to you news from across the world in pictures.

Commercial areas targeted in Iraq

Security forces and civilians assess the damage outside a mosque in Hilla about 95 kilometres (60 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq.

Imran Khan refuses to budge from his stand

Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and his aids offer evening prayer near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Sharif's supporters march in Lahore

Supporters of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif leader of the Pakistan Muslim League rally in Lahore, Pakistan.

Breaking Bad steals the show

Aaron Paul, and from left, Vince Galligan, Anne Gunn and Bryan Cranston pose with their awards for outstanding drama series for their work on "Breaking Bad" at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A.

Maria Sharapova in action

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, serves to Maria Kirilenko, of Russia, during the opening round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York.

People participate in Notting Hill carnival

Revelers dance in the rain during the last day of the Notting Hill Carnival in London. The Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe.

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