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A nail house is seen in the middle of an area covered by a dust screen in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China

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A nail house is seen in the middle of an area covered by a dust screen in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China

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Indian folk dancers from the Panghat Group of Performing Arts during a dress rehearsal for an event to mark the forthcoming Hindu festival ‘Navaratri’.

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Indian residents photograph the launch of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C35), on Monday.

 Indian children of local boatmen play on the banks of the river Ganges in the Sangam area of Allahabad

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Indian children of local boatmen play on the banks of the river Ganges in the Sangam area of Allahabad

An artisan works on an idol of Hindu goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India

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An artisan works on an idol of Hindu goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, India 

This picture taken on September 19, 2016 shows people onboard fishing boats heading out to sea in order to catch crabs, in Xianrendao in China's northeastern Liaoning province.

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Fishing boats head out to sea in order to catch crabs, in Xianrendao in China‘s northeastern Liaoning province 

A man collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, India

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A man collects coconuts thrown as offerings by worshippers into the Sabarmati river, a day after the immersion of idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in Ahmedabad, India

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India

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Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India

A police personnel canes a motorcyclist during a curfew following violence in the city due to the Cauvery water sharing dispute with neighbouring state Tamil Nadu, in Bangalore

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A police personnel canes a motorcyclist during a curfew following violence in the city due to the Cauvery water sharing dispute with neighbouring state Tamil Nadu, in Bangalore

People air quilts at a university campus at the beginning of the new semester in Tai'an, Shandong province, China September 11, 2016. Picture taken September 11, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer 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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People air quilts at a university campus at the beginning of the new semester in Tai’an, Shandong province, China

Paramilitary policemen listen to the officer addressing them in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, September 9, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter   TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Paramilitary policemen listen to the officer addressing them in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China

Indian children look on as activists burn tyres and material to blockade traffic on a major connecting road during a statewide strike in Bangalore on September 9, 2016.   Agitation in the southern Indian state of Karnataka has been increasing since the recent Supreme Court order to the state to release of 15,000 cusecs of water from the River Cauvery each day to the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu. Karnataka is facing an acute shortage of water in its reservoirs, and rivers as the state has only received subpar rainfall in the catchment areas leading to protests by farmers and pro-Kannada organisations refusing to share water with its neighbouring state. / AFP PHOTO / MANJUNATH KIRANMANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian children look on as activists burn tyres and material to blockade traffic on a major connecting road during a statewide strike in Bangalore, India

A goat tries to escape from the boot of a taxi after being purchased at a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Kolkata, India, September 8, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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A goat tries to escape from the boot of a taxi after being purchased at a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Kolkata, India

Lightning flashes above skyscrapers in Central Business District during a rainstorm in Beijing, Wednesday

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Lightning flashes above skyscrapers in Central Business District during a rainstorm in Beijing

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan adjusts earphones during a news conference after the closing of G20 Summit in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, September 5, 2

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Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan adjusts earphones during a news conference after the closing of G20 Summit in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

An Indian Hindu devotee transports an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu god, Lord Ganesha in his car, for Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai on September 5, 2015.  The Ganesh Chaturthi festival, a popular 11-day religious festival which is annually celebrated across India, runs this year from September 5-15, and culminates with the im

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An Indian Hindu devotee transports an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu god, Lord Ganesha in his car, for Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai. The Ganesh Chaturthi festival, a popular 11-day religious festival which is annually celebrated across India 

Chinese honour guards prepare for the arrival of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Hangzhou on September 2, 2016. World leaders are gathering in Hangzhou for the 11th G20 Leaders Summit from September 4 to 5. / AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAOWANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images

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Chinese honour guards prepare for the arrival of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Hangzhou

Members of bank employees union shout slogans during an anti-government protest rally, organised as part of a nationwide strike, in Mumbai, India September 2, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui - RTX2NUZN

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Members of bank employees union shout slogans during an anti-government protest rally, organised as part of a nationwide strike, in Mumbai, India 

An Indian girl holds an umbrella and looks skywards as it rains in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. Monsoon season in India begins in June and ends in October.  (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

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An Indian girl holds an umbrella and looks skywards as it rains in New Delhi, India 

A worker looks through the fence of a construction site that is decorated with pictures of the Great Wall at Badaling, north of Beijing, China, September

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A worker looks through the fence of a construction site that is decorated with pictures of the Great Wall at Badaling, north of Beijing, China