Day in pictures: 4 September 2013

4 September 2013 Last updated at 12:08

Twenty-four hours of news photos: 4 September 2013
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd leaves ABC Melbourne radio
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd gestures after a phone interview with ABC Melbourne radio presenter Jon Faine. Latest polls show Mr Rudd's Labor Party trailing eight points behind the Liberal-National opposition coalition ahead of elections on 7 September.
Argentine Luis Scola tries to score against Mexican Lorenzo Mata
Argentine Luis Scola tries to score against Mexican Lorenzo Mata during their FIBA World Cup qualifier match in Caracas, Venezuela.
Monks of Shaolin
Monks of Shaolin Temple of China perform during the Spasskaya Tower International Military Orchestra Music Festival in Moscow, Russia.
An Afghan boy carries brooms on his shoulder for sale in the old part of Herat
An Afghan boy carries brooms on his shoulder for sale in the old part of Herat.
Dejan Zabovnik of Slovenia trains in a garage in the village of Skale in Slovenia
Dejan Zabovnik of Slovenia trains in a garage in the village of Skale ahead of an attempt to break the world record for human-powered vehicles later this month in the Nevada desert.
Visitors to Glastonbury Tor take a photographs of St Michael's Tower
Visitors to Glastonbury Tor in the UK take photographs of St Michael's Tower, a ruined 14th Century church tower, as the sun rises and begins to clear the early morning mist.
People dancing at Village Underground in Shoreditch
Early risers take part in a Morning Glory Rave Your Way Into The Day dance experience at Village Underground in Shoreditch, London. The dance event is aimed at people looking for an alternative way to keep fit in the morning.
Vanessa Hessler poses for a portrait
Vanessa Hessler poses for a photoshoot during the 70th Venice International Film Festival, Italy.
A rescued young Cattle Egret
A British vet, volunteering at the Asha Foundation Animal Shelter and Hospital, examines a rescued young Cattle Egret on arrival at the shelter at Hathijan village, near Ahmedabad in India.
A model shows off designs by Trelise Cooper on the runway
A model shows off designs by Trelise Cooper during New Zealand Fashion Week in Auckland.