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A Pakistani woman gestures beneath the shell-damaged roof of her house, allegedly fired by Indian troops, at the Dhamala border village near the eastern city of Sialkot in Punjab province on Wednesday
Castellers Colla Joves Xiquets de Valls start to form a human tower called “castell” during a biannual competition in Tarragona city
Kazakhstan’s Anton Pinchuk (blue) is almost lifted out of the ring by Iran’s Ali Mazaheri during their men’s gold medal heavyweight 91kg boxing match at the Seonhak Gymnasium during the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Friday
Japan’s bronze medallist Sho Sakai competes in the Men’s 3m Springboard diving final at the Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on Thursday
A paramilitary policeman spreads a Chinese national flag during a flag-raising ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, in Hefei, Anhui province on Wednesday
Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Richard Gasquet of France during their men’s singles match at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on Tuesday
South Korea’s Lee Hui-sol completes a lift in the women’s over 75kg snatch weightlifting competition at the Moonlight Festival Garden during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on Friday
China’s Liang Ruiji riding Vasthi in the eventing individual and team jumping final at the Dream Park Equestrian Venue during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon
The pack races in the cycling track at the women’s omnium 25km point race at the Incheon International Velodrome during the 17th Asian Games in South Korea on Thursday
South Korea’s Hong Seung-hyun (left) strikes the ball against Japan’s Toshitaka Naito during their men’s team sepaktakraw game at the Bucheon Gymnasium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada speaks to the media after he was acquitted at the State Security Court in Amman. The Jordanian court acquitted him of charges of providing spiritual and material support for a plot to attack tourists during Jordan’s New Year celebrations in 2000, a judicial source said.
Taiwan’s Lin Tseng Nung competes in the vault event of the women’s team final gymnastics competition at the Namdong Gymnasium Club during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon
A man carries an injured child after what activists said were barrel bombs were dropped by forces of Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Saliheen district, on Friday.
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Nepalese fire fighters and local people bring a fire under control at a historic house in Bangemuda in central Kathmandu, Nepal, after six hours of continuous effort
Nigerian rescue workers search through rubble of the guesthouse that collapsed on September 12 at the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria. The country’s National Emergency Management Agency says survivors are still being found
A local health worker administers a vaccine at a local health centre at the financial district of Makati, Manila
A man holds a child rescued from under rubble, after what activists claim were five air strikes by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad in Douma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev looks out of the Russian Soyuz TMA-12M space capsule shortly after landing southeast of Dzhezkazgan on Thursday.
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A woman walks among some 3,000 US national flags erected by students and staff from Pepperdine University Malibu, to honor the victims of the September 11 2001 attacks
Horse whisperer Martin Tata lies with his five-year-old horse ‘Primavera’ as he performs a demonstration of ‘Indian taming’ at the Polo Club Puesto Viejo ranch in Canuelas, northeast of Buenos Aires, Argentina