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August 24, 2013


Festival of the Giants (Fourth weekend in August)
Celebrated in: Belgium

Great American Duck Race (Fourth weekend in August)

Jizo Ennichi (24th day of each month)

Keaw Yed Wakes Festival (Sunday of or following August 24)

Rose of Tralee Beauty Contest (Last full weekend in August)

Three Choirs Festival (Third full week in August)

Legal Holidays by Countries

Flag DayLiberia
Independence DayUkraine

Legal Holidays in United States

Lyndon Baines Johnson DayTexas
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Sydney, Shawwal 17, 1434, Aug 24, 2013, SPA -- Police in far-north Australia were looking for the body of a 24-year-old local man taken Saturday by a crocodile while swimming at a beauty spot 110 kilometres east of Darwin, dpa reported.
Tunis, Shawwal 17, 1434, Aug 24, 2013, SPA -- Tunisia today condemned the explosions that ripped two mosques in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli yesterday, killing tens of worshippers and injured hundreds.
Jeddah, Shawwal 17, 1434, Aug 24, 2013, SPA -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Ling Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable to Yasser bin Hamad Al-Siaidan, a Saudi car racer, congratulating him on recently winning the first place in the world's desert car race.
Jeddah, Shawwal 17, 1434, Aug 24, 2013, SPA -- Saudi distinct students on scholarships abroad expressed thanks to an appreciation of Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Governor of Makkah Region, for sending them appreciation letters on their academic excellence in their universities.
JOHANNESBURG, Shawwal 17, 1434, Aug 24, 2013, SPA -- Former South African leader Nelson Mandela remains in critical but stable condition in hospital, though "medical interventions" are required because his health sometimes becomes unstable, the South African government said Saturday, AP reported.
La Paz , Shawwal 17, 1434, Aug 24, 2013, SPA -- A prison riot in eastern Bolivia claimed the lives of 31 people, including one child, the interior ministry and medical officials said Saturday according to dpa.
Muscat, Shawwal 17, 1434, Aug 24, 2013, SPA -- Lots drawn today in the Omani capital of Muscat to name the teams of the four-group Asia soccer cup finals under 22 to be hosted by Oman in January 2014 placed Saudi Arabia in group D with Uzbekistan, China and Iraq.
NEW DELHI, Shawwal 17, 1434, Aug 24, 2013, SPA -- Police on Saturday arrested a second man in the gang rape of a young photojournalist in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai, and said they had enough evidence to prosecute those responsible for a crime that has renewed public outcry over sexual violence in the country, AP reported.
Wednesday PARIS, Shawwal 17, 1434, Aug 24, 2013, SPA -- Three hospitals near Damascus reported 355 deaths after an alleged chemical attack last Wednesday out of around 3,600 admissions with nerve gas-type symptoms, the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Saturday, Reuters reported.
EL-ARISH, Egypt, Shawwal 17, 1434, Aug 24, 2013, SPA -- An Egyptian official says the country's border crossing with Gaza, which was closed after a deadly attack on policemen this week, has reopened, AP reported.