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Members of Kenya’s provincial administration salute during Mashujaa Day (Hero’s Day) celebrations at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi on Monday. The national holiday commemorates those who had taken part in the country’s struggle for liberation.
A mechanical installation named “Long Ma”, operated by French performance art company La Machine, performs in front of the National Stadium in Beijing.
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Celebrations of Maulidur Rasul, the birth of Prophet Mohammed, take place at Shah Alam stadium outside Kuala Lumpur.
Children play around a man dressed as Batman in the Favela do Metro shantytown, near the Maracanã stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Families living in this area refuse to have their homes demolished as part of a project to renovate the district before the Fifa World Cup begins in June.
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Construction work at the Arena da Amazônia in Manaus, Brazil, venue of the 2014 World Cup, has been suspended after a worker died in an accident over the weekend
A worker cleans the seats of the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southern France. The Riviera, with 35,000 seats, is the first of three new stadiums that will be built for the Uefa Euro 2016 football tournament
A smiling Kim Jong-eun, the North Korean leader, (front, second right) watches the final of the Torch Cup football match between the April 25 Team of the Korean People’s Army and Sonbong Team of the Worker-Peasant Red Guards at the Kim Il Sung stadium in Pyongyang on Thursday