People wearing costumes dance at a square to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
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Palestinians wave their national flags as they watch a live-screening of president Mahmoud Abbas’ speech, followed by the raising of the Palestinian flag at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
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A vendor carries garlands of marigold flowers at a wholesale flower market in Peshawar, Pakistan.
A woman with a pram walks past a street art installation in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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Soldiers from the South Korean army special forces demonstrate their martial arts skills, during a rehearsal for the 67th anniversary of Armed Forces Day at the Gyeryong military headquarters in Gyeryong , South Korea.
Villagers place persimmons in the shape of a Chinese national flag, ahead of China’s upcoming National Day, in Shangrao, Jiangxi province.
Visitors walk under umbrellas on display over Cheonggye stream in Seoul, during a campaign to raise donations to help underprivileged children.
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An Indonesian mother tends to her daughter during the Eid Al-Adha festival at the Al-Azhar mosque in Jakarta. Muslims across the world celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
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A vendor carrying a large bunch of star-shaped lanterns meant for sale at the local traditional mid-autumn festival toy market, downtown Hanoi.
A woman views Banksy’s ‘Donkey Documents’, a four ton mural from Jerusalem, in the Design Centre in Chelsea, London. The mural is estimated to sell for $600,000 at the forthcoming Julien’s Fine Art Auction in Beverly Hills
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Members of the Bolivarian Militia take part in its fifth anniversary in Caracas, Venezuela
A man takes a photograph of a cherry tree in blossom, in Tokyo, Japan
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A bomb disposal expert checks the fuse on an unexploded first world war 1,000lb bomb which was discovered at a building site in south London. Residents were evacuated as bomb disposal experts worked to defuse the bomb.
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A labourer takes a nap in a wholesale fruit market area in Kolkata, India
People react as they watch a rodeo show at the International Livestock Fair in Havana, Cuba.
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An artist has his face painted to resemble the Hindu god Shasthappan, before performing during the Theyyam ritual in Somwarpet town in the southern Indian state of Karnataka
Chadian jockeys wait to take part during an afternoon of horse races at the hippodrome in N’djamena, Chad. Races take place every Sunday.
Cats crowd the harbour on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture in southern Japan. This fishing village is overrun with felines, outnumbering humans six to one
Female police recruits throw their caps in the air as they celebrate after their passing-out parade, in the northeastern Indian city of Agartala.
Actor Eddie Redmayne reacts as he takes the stage to accept the Oscar for best actor for his role in The Theory of Everything during the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California