Girls carry their school bags as they walk along a road while heading to their school after it reopened in Peshawar on Monday. Children streamed back to school across Pakistan on Monday in an anxious start to a new term following last month’s massacre of 134 students at an army-run school in the volatile northwestern city of Peshawar.
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Indian schoolchildren perform yoga at Delhi Public School in Hyderabad, India on Monday. Around 5,000 people including students, teachers and parents performed seven yogic postures, following a religious prayer for world peace
Schoolchildren show their hands during a henna competition to mark World Population Day in the city of Ahmedabad, India
Sri Lankan schoolchildren play rugby on a beach at sunset in Colombo on Wednesday. Sri Lanka‘s youngsters aged between 10 and 19 make up some 15 per cent of the country’s 20m population
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Schoolchildren watch as “Inuka”, a male polar bear, swims in its enclosure at the Singapore Zoo on Wednesday. The 22-year-old polar bear, the first one born in the tropics, moved into his new frozen tundra home on May 29 in a 2,700 sq m exhibit featuring climate controlled resting areas and an expanded pool