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A wrestler applies mud to prevent slipping due to sweat, at a traditional training centre on the banks of the river Ganges ahead of the Bengal mud wrestling championships, in Kolkata, India today.
Rescue workers search for survivors in the aftermath of a landslide in Shenzhen in southern China’s Guangdong province Monday. The massive landslide buried dozens of buildings when it swept through an industrial park in the Chinese cit
A group of men ride a tricycle across a muddy road in Beijing on Monday
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A boy pushes his bicycle loaded with a bucket across a dirt track next to people carrying their belongings, across to Colombia through the Tachira river at San Antonio in Tachira state, Venezuela
Players battle for the ball during their match at the swamp soccer China tournament in Beijing, China
An Afghan refugee child sits at the doorway of a mud home in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan
A woman walks near her house that was damaged in floods on the banks of the Tawi River in Jammu, India on Monday
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Coalman Simon Bee walks through the mud as he delivers bags of coal to showman’s steam engines being prepared for display at the Great Dorset Steam Fair in Tarrant Hinton near Blandford on Thursday in Dorset, England
A villager walks near the scene of a landslide at Malin village in the Pune district of India’s western state of Maharashtra. Rescuers battled through heavy rains in a search for victims after dozens of homes were buried, with a death toll nearing 150
Tourists play in the mud during the Boryeong Mud Festival at Daecheon beach in Boryeong, South Korea. About 2m-3m domestic and international tourists visit the beach during the annual mud festival.
People drain their flooded houses in the neighbourhood of Asparuhovo in the Varna, Bulgaria, after torrential rain and heavy floods hit the Black Sea city
Asim Skopljak talks on a mobile phone as he walks near a car stranded in mud on a street that was hit by floods in Topcic Polje, near Zepce on Friday. The heaviest rains and floods in 120 years have hit Bosnia and Serbia, killing five people, forcing hundreds out of their homes and cutting off entire towns
A man makes construction bricks from mud at one of several refugee settlements in Dadaab, Garissa County, northeastern Kenya.
Festival goers arrive for the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset, on Wednesday. The 42nd festival will run until June 30, headlined by the Rolling Stones.
People, covered with mud and dried banana leaves, raise their hands for blessing as they attend a mass celebrating the feast day of the Catholic patron Saint John the Baptist in the village of Bibiclat, Nueva Ecija, north of Manila. Hundreds of devotees took part in this annual religious tradition, which has been held in the village since 1945.
People throw mud at each other in a crop field during Hucang Festival at Zhangjiajie, Hunan province.
A rider competes during the “Kings of the Off-road” quad bike amateur regional race in a boggy district near the village of Kozhany, about 200 km (124 miles) southwest of Krasnoyarsk, in Siberia, on Wednesday.