Helpers in boats lead swans from their wintering grounds back to the Alster river in Hamburg, northern Germany. Around 120 swans were moved from their ice-free winter home back to the city centre
People travel on boats as they cross the Buriganga river during the country wide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) at Keranigonj in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Thursday
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Residents launch paper boats in the far eastern city of Vladivostok in Russia on Tuesday to mark the 69th anniversary of the end of the second world war.
Labourers unload fish from a trawler at a port in Pattani, southern Thailand. Each day a small army of labourers from countries including Myanmar and Cambodia work sorting the daily catch at ports around the country.
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Indonesian fishermen sail to the Petik Laut ceremony in specially decorated boats on Thursday in Lekok Beach, Pasuruan, Indonesia. Indonesian Muslims working as fishermen take part in a tradition called Petik Laut, a ceremony in which they make offerings to God and give thanks for a plentiful harvest as part of Eid celebrations
A man and a woman steer punts near the Magdalen Bridge in Oxford, southern England, on Friday