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Men on horseback ride trough a pine tree forest chased by a brave bull in Tordesillas, Spain. Men on horseback and on foot traditionally have chased the bull and speared it in front of thousands of onlookers in what became known as one of Spain’s goriest spectacles, but amid increasing protests by animal rights activists the regional government last year banned the killing of bulls at town festivals, though traditional bullfights were not affected
Ruling AK Party and pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmakers scuffle during a debate at the Parliament in Ankara, Turkey
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A Filipino transgender woman holds a huge red ribbon symbolising the fight against the HIV virus as she poses before photographers during a World Aids Day celebration in Manila, Philippines today.
Palestinians fight to free a Palestinian boy held by an Israeli soldier during clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters following a march against Palestinian land confiscation to expand the nearby Jewish Hallamish settlement on Friday in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near Ramallah
Boys play a pillow-fighting game called “gebuk kasur” during celebrations for Indonesia’s 70th Independence Day along Kalimalang river in Jakarta, Indonesia on Monday
A young supporter of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is surrounded by an anti-Mubarak crowd outside the Court of Cassation in Cairo, Egypt
People throw tomatoes during a recreation of the famous Spanish tomato-throwing festival, La Tomatina, at Canary Wharf, London on Wednesday.
Bedouins perform a traditional fighting dance during the Sanaa summer festival in Sanaa on Tuesday. The two-week festival aims to stimulate domestic tourism and reassure local and international tourists about Yemen’s stability
Syrian rebel fighters stand in a damaged section of the Umayyad Mosque complex in the old part of Syria‘s northern city of Aleppo on April 16 2013. After nine months of fighting that has devastated many districts in Aleppo, rebels now control more than half of the city.