Czech fishermen sort fish during the traditional Carp haul at Lake of Dvoriste near Smrzov village, Czech Republic on Monday. Carp, the traditional Czech Christmas Eve dinner, is harvested primarly from the region of southern Bohemian lakes
Fisherman cast their lines off a jetty in the early morning hours as dark clouds loom over the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, in Bal Harbour, Florida
Fishermen rest on a boat after fishing in the waters of river Yamuna during early morning in Allahabad, India, on Friday
Palestinian fishermen rest after arriving back from a fishing trip at the port of Gaza City on Tuesday
Indian fishermen are silhouetted by the rising sun as they prepare for an early morning catch at the banks of Narmada river in Nemawar district Dewas, 200 kilometers from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Fishermen from India stand behind bars in a cell, after being detained in Pakistani waters, at a police station in Karachi on Friday.
Fishermen move a boat that had been blown inland during a storm, by the seaside in Beirut on Wednesday
Fisherman next to a destroyed railway line on the flooded Shire river in Nsanjen district, Malawi. The government declared half the African country a disaster zone after torrential rain killed at least 48 people, left 70,000 homeless and destroyed bridges and roads.
Men wash before prayers at the fishing port of Conakry, Guinea’s capital. Last March, the World Health Organisation with support from Unicef and Doctors Without Borders vaccinated some 200,000 fishermen against cholera on islands north of Conakry
Indian fishermen released by Pakistan pose for a photograph as they make victory signs on arriving at a railway station in Ahmedabad. Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s prime minister, ordered the release of 151 Indian prisoners ahead of his historic visit to New Delhi on Tuesday to attend the swearing in as premier of Narendra Modi. Islamabad’s move to free the prisoners, mostly fishermen accused of violating Pakistan’s territorial waters, was welcomed by India as a diplomatic gesture ahead of the inauguration
Polish fisherman pull a net from the Milickie Ponds during the traditional carp haul in Grabownica village, southwest Poland on Tuesday.
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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
Fishermen push their boats transporting baskets full of fishes at a fishing harbour in the southern Indian city of Chennai.
Fishermen paddle a traditional boat during sunset at Waiara beach in Maumere on Flores island in East Nusa Tenggara on Monday. The Indonesian government has set the ambitious target of welcoming a total of 9 million foreign tourists in 2013 increasing to 10 million by 2014.