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A man takes a nap on the back of his cart on a polluted day in Beijing today. Air quality readings in the city on Tuesday were at levels considered hazardous by international measuring standards.
Migrants sleep on a bench at a park in Belgrade, Serbia on Friday. Over 10,000 migrants, including many women with babies and small children, have crossed into Serbia over the past few days and headed toward Hungary and the EU Schengen Area
Migrants sleep at the main railway station in Belgrade, on Monday. Migrants cross Serbia to join other European countries, as it has land borders with three EU countries – Romania, Hungary and Croatia
A member of the civil defence sleeps on the street in the rebel-held side of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo on Monday. Arabic graffiti in blue reads: “Those looking for life under the rubble of death”
A passenger sleeps along with her children at a railway station on a hot summer’s day in Allahabad, India
Palestinian fishermen rest after arriving back from a fishing trip at the port of Gaza City on Tuesday
An Indian man sleeps on the roof of his house at a shanty area in New Delhi, India, on Monday
An elderly homeless woman sleeps on a bench in the tourist area of Monastiraki in central Athens, Greece on Friday
An Indian homeless man sleeps covered in a blanket early morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India. There are over hundred thousand homeless people in New Delhi who live on the streets, braving extreme weather and economic hardship, according to local reports.
A woman and child on the platform at the Kamalapur railway station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during a country-wide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist party
An youth displaced from Pakistan’s tribal areas sleeps outdoors near the wholesale fruit and vegetable market where he works on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, to escape the heat in his mud hut
A woman sleeps in front of a painting decorating a subway station in Buenos Aires, Argentina
A Syrian woman sits next to her children sleeping on the street in Hamra Street in the Lebanese capital, Beirut
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A rickshaw puller sleeps on his cycle in Allahabad, India
A watermelon vendor takes a nap while waiting for customers during a hot day in Beijing
Trishaw drivers take a nap while waiting for customers at a hutong alley near the Drum Tower, a tourist spot in Beijing, China
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Cycle rickshaw drivers sleep by the roadside in the early morning in Kolkata, India.
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A Sadhu and a dog rest in an alleyway in Varanasi, India. Narrow alleyways, known as gullies, leading to the banks of the Ganges River make up a large part of the city, sacred to Hindus and one of the oldest living cities in the world.
A man takes a rest in a park from the heat in Shanghai on Tuesday. The Shanghai Meteorological Bureau forecast a heat wave as temperatures reached 38 degrees Celsius in the city according to state run media.