A Maidan activist burns tyres during a protest against the Ukrainian authorities trying to clean the main Kiev street of Khreschatyk, near Independence Square, in the city centre on Thursday
Police chase a supporter of Indonesia’s losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto outside the General Election Commission (KPU) office after protesters tried to cross a police barricade in Surabaya, East Java on Wednesday.
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Children swim in floodwater caused by Typhoon Halong in the town of Hermosa, Bataan province, Philippines, on Tuesday
Rescue workers try to help a driver out of his car, after the vehicle was stuck over an alley in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China
Ifeoma Nwoye of Nigeria is carried away by her coach after she lost her women’s freestyle 55kg wrestling semi-final to Brittanee Laverdure of Canada at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland
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South African dancer Gregory Maqoma performs in a dress rehearsal of ‘Triple Bill – Duets in Motion’ during the Malta Arts Festival in Valletta
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Scotland’s Jayne Clason (red) and Scotland’s Shannon Hawke during the WFS 53 kg quarter-finals Wrestling at the SECC during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
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Bangladeshis board a packed train on Monday as they rush home from Dhaka to be with their families ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr.
Palestinian refugees perform Eid al-Fitr prayers at Al-Baqaa refugee camp, near Amman, Jordan, on Monday. Hundreds of refugees marched after prayers in solidarity with Gaza, calling for an end to Israel’s military offensive in the Gaza Strip.
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Iraqi onlookers gather on Friday, at the scene of an explosion that took place the previous night in the Karrada district, one of Baghdad’s Shiite Muslim majority districts. Violence struck Baghdad, with attacks including two car bombs killing at least 13 people in the Iraqi capital. The blasts went off in Karrada, a district packed with shops and restaurants, shortly after the time when people gather for the iftar meal breaking the dawn-to-dusk fast many Iraqi Muslims observe during the holy month of Ramadan.