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A woman prepares food at a restaurant in a back lane in downtown Bangkok. Thailand’s economy shrunk 0.6 per cent year on year in January-March, data showed on Monday, as the country’s political crisis battered consumer confidence and frightened off tourists.
Residents receive food aid at the besieged al-Yarmouk camp, south of Damascus in this handout released by Syria‘s national news agency SANA. Read more
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Typhoon victims queue for food at an evacuation centre in Tacloban city in central Philippines on Thursday. Thousands of people made homeless by the super Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the central part of the country nearly 100 days ago, are still living in tents and makeshift shelters.
Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan jostle for plastic bags of food along a road in Tacloban city, central Philippines. The typhoon, one of the most powerful on record, hit the country’s eastern seaboard on November 8.
Young Typhoon Haiyan survivors ask for help in Palo, Philippines Read more
Guests dressed in white gather at the Marina Barrage dam in Singapore for Diner en Blanc, an event that started in Paris 25 years ago and is in its second year in Singapore. Diners bring their own food, tables and chairs for the flash-mob style gathering, the location of which is made known to them just minutes before the event. Marina Bay Sands and the financial skyline are in the background.
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A sausage stand at the Anuga food expo in Cologne, Germany. Around 6,800 exhibitors from 98 countries will take part in the industry trade fair, from October 5-9.
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A wholesale food merchant prices up his wares at a market in Bangalore, India. The country’s finance minister insisted on Tuesday that the government could afford a vast new food programme for the poor despite growing concern about public finances that drove the rupee to a new record low
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Roadside vendors sell delicacies prepared for breakfast, in Allahabad, India Read more
A Muslim trader attends to her customer at a market ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Kota Bharu, a town in northeastern Malaysia.