Afghan women wait with a child to get food from distribution scheme held during Ramadan in Herat. Across the Muslim world, the faithful fast from dawn to dusk and strive to be more pious during the holy month, which ends with the Eid holiday
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Migrants, who were found at sea on a boat, collect rainwater during a heavy rain fall at a temporary refuge camp near Kanyin Chaung jetty, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar
Indian schoolgirls eat lunch organised by the non-profit Akshaya Patra Foundation, at the Chaumuha Primary School on the outskirts of Vrindavan
A flood victim attempting to help his disabled child at a food hand-out point in Nchalo, Malawi. The Malawi government has declared half the country a disaster zone after torrential rains killed at least 170 people, left an estimated 100,000 homeless, and destroyed bridges and roads
A Syrian girl eats a sandwich as others fill water containers at a refugee camp in Deir Zannoun village, Bekaa valley, Lebanon, today.
A man waits in line for one of 5,000 food bags provided at Glide Memorial Church in the Tenderloin neighborhood in San Francisco, California on Wednesday
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Labourers carry boxes at a Kolkata market on Friday. India’s inflation dropped to a new multi-year low in October, helped by slower annual rises in food and fuel prices.
A vendor waits for customers in a market in Hefei, east China’s Anhui province on Thursday
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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.
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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
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
A Muslim trader attends to her customer at a market ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Kota Bharu, a town in northeastern Malaysia.
Palestinian children wait to receive food, donated by the Islamic waqf relief agency, at a soup kitchen in the West Bank city of Hebron during the holy month of Ramadan, it is a time, says the manager of the kitchen, when there is an increase demand for food
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A Bangladeshi vendor displays traditional food as Muslims crowd the area to break their fast on the first day of Ramadan in Dhaka, Bangladesh.