Residents wearing masks pose for a photograph near a statue of late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong, as a sandstorm hits Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China
Indonesian maritime and fisheries minister Susi Pudjiastuti, centre, adjusts her sunglasses as she prepares for a photo session after the inauguration ceremony for the newly appointed Cabinet members at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia
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Russian President Vladimir Putin poses for a picture with youths who took part in the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, as he visits a local Olympic youth sports school in Cheboksary on Thursday
A graduation photo of a Palestinian boy is hung on the wall in a destroyed house in the heavily bombed Gaza City neighborhood of Shijaiyah, close to the Israeli border. A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce as several Palestinians were killed in a heavy exchange of fire in the southern town of Rafah.
‘Winter sunrise over West Dorset’, taken in Bridport, West Dorset, that came third in the ‘VELUX Lovers of Light’ photography competition taken by finalist Stephen Banks, from Bridport, West Dorset.
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Some of Britain’s most talented actors come together to re-create Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper. The photograph, issued by the National Portrait Gallery in London, depicts the moment when Jesus tells his disciples that one of them will betray him. From left to right they are: John Alderton, Sir Richard Eyre, Steven Berkoff, Tim Pigott-Smith, Sir Antony Sher, Julie Walters, Robert Powell, Colin Firth, Tom Conti, Sir Michael Gambon, Simon Callow, Peter Eyre and Anthony Andrews
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David Shrigley’s photo ‘I’m Dead’ 2010 has been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2013. The prize is being presented at a ceremony outside England for the first time this year, in Londonderry in December, and £25,000 goes to the winner. The Turner Prize was established in 1984 and is awarded to a British or British-based artist under 50 for outstanding work in the previous year.