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Children cheer as they celebrate Janmashtami festival, marking the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, at a school in Ahmedabad, India August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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Children cheer as they celebrate Janmashtami festival, marking the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, at a school in Ahmedabad, India

An orangutan tries a dress at a shopping mall in Kunming, Yunnan province, China  August 24, 2016. China Daily/via REUTERS     ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.

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An orangutan is paraded in a dress at a shopping mall in Kunming, Yunnan province China 

Apartment buildings in Chongqing, China, part of the 1,760,000 square metre New Century Global Center, which claims to be the world’s largest building by floor space.

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Apartment buildings in Chongqing, China, part of the 1,760,000 square metre New Century Global Center, which claims to be the world’s largest building by floor space.

A boy dives off from a boat under maintenance in a dry dock in Mumbai, India

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A boy dives off from a boat under maintenance in a dry dock in Mumbai, India

Workers carry sacks of tea leaves at a tea estate in Nagaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India

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Workers carry sacks of tea leaves at a tea estate in Nagaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India 

Indian people hold cremations along a roadside following heavy flooding at Daraganj ghat near Sangam in Allahabad

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Indian people hold cremations along a roadside following heavy flooding at Daraganj ghat near Sangam in Allahabad

An Indian priest dances as he carries a sacrificial goat during the Deodhani Festival at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati

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An Indian priest dances as he carries a sacrificial goat during the Deodhani Festival at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati

An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard while he talks on a wireless set during a curfew in Srinagar

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An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard while he talks on a wireless set during a curfew in Srinagar

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi reviews honour guards during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

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Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi reviews honour guards during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China

Boys aboard an abandoned boat collect recyclable items through polluted waters in front of fishing boats at Fish Harbor in Karachi, Pakistan

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Boys aboard an abandoned boat collect recyclable items through polluted waters in front of fishing boats at Fish Harbor in Karachi, Pakistan

Participants struggle to reach the prizes on the top of greasy slippery poles in Jakarta on August 17, 2016, as part of Indonesia's celebrations to mark its 71st independent day anniversary.

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Participants struggle to reach the prizes on the top of greasy slippery poles in Jakarta as part of Indonesia’s celebrations to mark its 71st independent day anniversary.

An artisan makes an idol of Hindu god Ganesh at a workshop ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations, in Chandigarh, India

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An artisan makes an idol of Hindu god Ganesh at a workshop ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations, in Chandigarh, India

People cool off at a swimming pool in Daying county

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People cool off at a swimming pool in Daying county, Sichuan Province, China 

Muslims hold pigeons dyed in the colours of the Indian flag, during a march to celebrate India's Independence Day in Ahmedabad, India

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Muslims hold pigeons, dyed in the colours of the Indian flag, during a march to celebrate India’s Independence Day in Ahmedabad, India

A fan of Fiji celebrates victory after his side won the Rugby Sevens Men's Gold Medal Match between Fiji and Great Britain at the Deodoro Stadium on the sixth day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil

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A fan of Fiji celebrates victory after his side won the Rugby Sevens Men’s Gold Medal Match between Fiji and Great Britain at the Deodoro Stadium on the sixth day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil

A man watches buffalos cross a river as they head to another grazing area, in Nanchong, Sichuan province, China, August 10, 2016. Picture taken August 10, 2016. China Daily/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.

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A man watches buffalos cross a river as they head to another grazing area, in Nanchong, Sichuan province, China 

Labourers wait to load metal pipes inside a shop in Mumbai, India

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Labourers wait to load metal pipes inside a shop in Mumbai, India

An Indian Muslim pilgrim whose hands are decorated with henna and garlands is phhotographed before leaving for the annual Hajj pilgrimage

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An Indian Muslim pilgrim whose hands are decorated with henna and garlands is photographed before leaving for the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Holy city of Mecca at the airport in New Delhi

A Thai well-wisher embroiders with golden thread on a seven meter long silk banner reading 'Long Live the Queen' as part of Thai Queen Sirikit's birthday preparations in Bangkok, Thailand

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A Thai well-wisher embroiders with golden thread on a seven meter long silk banner reading ‘Long Live the Queen’ as part of Thai Queen Sirikit’s birthday preparations in Bangkok, Thailand

An Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier salutes near the coffins of three colleagues during a wreath-laying ceremony at BSF headquarters in Srinagar on August 9, 2016. At least three BSF soldiers and one suspected militant were killed in a gunfight close to the Line of Control in north Kashmirs Kupwara district on August 8. / AFP PHOTO / TAUSEEF MUSTAFATAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images

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An Indian Border Security Force soldier salutes near the coffins of three colleagues during a wreath-laying ceremony at BSF headquarters in Srinagar