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
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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.
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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.
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Indian village school girls demonstrate the self-defence techniques that they learnt from Indian Border Security Force women personnel in Ballaharwal, near the border with Pakistan, some 40km from Amritsar, India.
Women paint paper replicas of soldier’s hats for the Vu Lan Festival at Dong Ho village, outside Hanoi. Vietnam is celebrating the month-long festival of the hungry ghosts, also known as Vu Lan festival, where many Taoists and Buddhists believe that the living are supposed to please the ghosts by offering them food and burning paper effigies of homes, maids, and other daily items for spirits to use in the afterlife.
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Too many rafts and too little space led to a rafting jam in Sanmenxia, Henan province, China.
Boys play with their toy guns after attending Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
Love locks attached to a bridge over the river Salzach in Salzburg, Austria.
A stroller with umbrella walks on a landing stage at Lake Steinhuder Meer near Mardorf, northern Germany. Weather forecasts predict changeable weather for the next few days.