A farmer harvests rice on a field in Lalitpur, Nepal

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A farmer harvests rice on a field in Lalitpur, Nepal

Business people eat their lunch in a part of Hong Kong's financial central district occupied by pro-democracy protesters

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Business people eat their lunch in a part of Hong Kong’s financial central district occupied by pro-democracy protesters

An Indian laborer carries bundles of Marigold flowers on his head before they are distributed to different parts of the city in the morning at a whole sale market in New Delhi, India

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An Indian laborer carries bundles of Marigold flowers on his head before they are distributed to different parts of the city in the morning at a whole sale market in New Delhi, India

A picture shows the silhouette of a statue at St Peter's square as the sun rises through clouds before a general audience of pope Francis

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A picture shows the silhouette of a stat…A picture shows the silhouette of a statue at St Peter’s square as the sun rises through clouds before a general audience of pope Francis

A child model eats a biscuit on the floor of the backstage during a rehearsal for the Dong Wenmei T100 Children's Collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing

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A child model eats a biscuit on the floor of the backstage during a rehearsal for the Dong Wenmei T100 Children’s Collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing

A Cambodian student releases a dove to mark the 10th anniversary of King Norodom Sihamoni's coronation, in front of the Royal Palace, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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A Cambodian student releases a dove to mark the 10th anniversary of King Norodom Sihamoni’s coronation, in front of the Royal Palace, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Afghan National Army (ANA) officers take part in a training exercise at the Kabul Military Training Centre (KMTC) in Kabul.

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Afghan army officers take part in a training exercise at the Kabul Military Training Centre in Kabul. 

Japanese lawmakers follow a Shinto priest (R) during a visit to the controversial Yasukuni shrine

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Japanese lawmakers follow a Shinto priest as part of a visit by more than 100 lawmakers to a Tokyo shrine condemned by China and Korea as a symbol of Japan’s militarist past 

A policeman runs towards protesters who were attempting to regroup after being forcibly cleared from the the area they were occupying in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong

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Police chase protesters attempting to regroup after being forcibly cleared from an area they were occupying in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong

Students wear colorful hats during the national day anniversary in front of the Presidential Palace in Taipei

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Participants in coordinated colours wave national flags during Taiwan’s National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei