A child of a ragpicker drinks water from a plastic bag at a garbage dump in Gauhati, India. Some 800 million people in the country live in poverty, many of them migrating to big cities in search of a livelihood and often ending up on the streets
Russian’s Nadezda Makroguzova serves against Brazil’s Eduarda Santos Lisboa and Ana Patricia Silva Ramos during their women’s semifinal beach volleyball match at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in China.
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Zoo owner Manny Tangco kisses his Japanese koi carp at the Malabon Zoo, north of Manila, Philippines. The zoo is one of the largest in the country, created from a hobby and passion for animals.
Soldiers place a wreath during a ceremony outside the Czech Radio building in Prague to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the Soviet-led occupation of the former Czechoslovakia in 1968
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Indonesian riot police stand guard as former presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto’s supporters try to pass a blockade near the constitutional court in Jakarta, which is hearing a legal challenge by the ex-general who alleges widespread cheating cost him victory in the recent elections
South Korean special police officers enter a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, during an anti-terror exercise as part of Ulchi Freedom Guardian, an annual joint military operation between South Korea and the US
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A guard of honour stands as the national anthem plays during an event to mark Independence Day at the Ministry of Defence compound in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Dozens of people were killed and more than a million affected as floods driven by monsoon rains ravaged the northern and eastern states of India over the weekend.
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A woman wearing a face mask exercises with others at a park in Beijing, China. Just over half of people between the ages of 20 and 39 do not exercise regularly, making them the country’s “least active” adults.
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People shield themselves from the rain with umbrellas as they cross an intersection in Hong Kong.