Japan‘s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is also leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, eats a local grilled fish during his official campaign kick-off for the December 14 lower house election, at the Soma Haragama fishing port in Soma, Fukushima prefecture.
The statue of Christ the Redeemer is lit up in red to promote the “Test, Treat, Live Better” awareness campaign marking World Aids Day in Rio de Janeiro.
Emirati boys stand in front of government-sanctioned graffiti entitled “Our Journey,” which marks the United Arab Emirates‘ 43rd National Day, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Guinness World Records on Sunday announced that the 2,245-meter (2,455-yard) artwork would be entered into its record book.
United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage poses for a selfie photo with party worker Lee Jarvis at a polling station in Rochester, England. Polls have opened and voting is taking place in the Rochester and Strood parliamentary by-election.
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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi uses his mobile phone as he awaits the arrival of Senegal’s President Macky Sall at Chigi’s Palace, Italy
Movie star Brad Pitt poses for a photo for a fan at the world premiere of ‘Unbroken’ in Sydney, Australia
An Alps panorama is reflected in the water of the Hopfensee lake near Hopfen, southern Germany
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US President Barack Obama and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi greet each other at her house in Yangon, Myanmar.
A policeman secures a university compound where U.S. President Barack Obama will meet members of different youth organisations, in Yangon. Obama, visiting Myanmar‘s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, said a provision in the Southeast Asian nation’s constitution that prevents candidates from running for president because of their children’s nationality made no sense.
Racers in the five-kilometre “Running in Colour” event approach the finish line in Tel Aviv, Israel. Inspired by the Hindu Holi festival, coloured powders were thrown over runners during the event, which was held to raise awareness about post traumatic stress disorder.