A Filipino boy plays inside a large metal tube that will be used to repair an old bridge in suburban Malabon, north of Manila, Philippines.
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A group of youngsters enjoy getting splashed by breaking waves during high tide on the seafront in Mumbai, India, on Monday
Outgoing European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, is watched by photographers as he reads his papers on the second day of plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg,
A female nomad carries a bucket of camel milk for sale in Karachi, Pakistan on Wednesday. Camel milk, a traditional drink in the desert, is growing in popularity in Pakistan’s big cities
Festival property lock-up manager Graham Allen poses for a photograph at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival in Glastonbury, England. The 65-year-old, who has been running the CND property lock-up since 1989 has been growing his beard since he was 27. Many fashion commentators are claiming that beards have peaked in 2014 and the era of fashionable facial hair may be coming to an end. And research by the wet shave subscription service, Cornerstone, shows that Glastonbury 2014 may be the hairiest year since 1981 thanks to such headliners as Kasabian and Metallica playing the Pyramid stage. The researchers claim that ‘peak beard’ periods at Glastonbury have famously lead to a decline in societal hairiness, and believe that 2014 will mark the death of the beard and a new era of well-groomed music lovers. (Editor’s note: Image has been processed using a digital filter) Read more
Girls dressed in traditional garb of the Sorbs prepare for the Corpus Christi procession in Crostwitz, eastern Germany. The Catholic Sorbs are a Slavic minority residing near the German-Polish border.
A fisherman casts his net into the waters of a lake at Panangad, on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Kochi Read more