Hindu girls dressed up as Kumari (an unmarried girl) wait for rituals to start during Ramnavmi festival at the Adyapeath Ashram on the outskirts of Kolkata on Tuesday
Deputies clash during a session of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, on Tuesday
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Indian voters wait outside a polling station in Dibrugarh on Monday. Indians have begun voting in the world’s biggest election, which is set to sweep the Hindu nationalist opposition Bharatiya Janata party to power at a time of low growth, anger over corruption and warnings about religious unrest.
A health worker gives polio vaccine drops to a boy on the outskirts of Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, on Monday.
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A displaced mother and her child inspect the remnants of their burnt home in Khor Abeche, South Darfur.
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A craftsman inspects a saddle at Brooks Saddle works, Smethwick, Birmingham.
Fago, ridden by Barry Fehilly, falls at the open ditch on the way to winning the ‘Supporting The Everton In The Community Steeple Chase’ during the Grand National horse racing meeting at Aintree, northern England on Friday.
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A member of the US 8th Army recieves assistance from his teammates following his bout in a Combatives tournament at the Yongsan garrison US army base in Seoul on Monday
A Palestinian uses a slingshot to hurl a stone towards Israeli troops during clashes at a protest calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, outside Israel’s Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Friday
A villager signals an arriving helicopter at Basa Village Development Committee in Solukhumbu District, Nepal.