An Afghan family walks on a hilltop on the outskirts of Jalalabad, Afghanistan
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A blue herring walks along the beach at sunset in Orange Beach Alabama.
Strollers watch the sunset at the Olympic park in Munich, southern Germany
Wind turbines at Blyth in Northumberland, UK, at sunset on Sunday night.
Children playing with bubbles are silhouetted against the setting sun in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Indian villagers cross the Daya River as they return home after finishing a day at the market, on the outskirts of eastern Bhubaneswar on Monday
An Afghan boy walks along an ancient wall on the outskirt of Mazar-i- Sharif. Afghanistan remains at war, with civilians among the hardest hit, as the Taliban wage an increasingly bloody insurgency against the government.
A dandelion is silhouetted against the sky as the sun sets in Freiburg
An Afghan family walks during sunset in Herat on Tuesday. Over a third of Afghans are living in abject poverty, a UN report said.
Pelicans rest as the sun sets behind a water reservoir in Emek Hefer, north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. Thousands of migrant Pelicans pass though Israel on their way to Africa, and go back to Europe in summer
The Atomic Bomb Dome is silhouetted at sunset in Hiroshima, western Japan, on Monday, eve of the 68th anniversary of the world’s first use of nuclear weapons in war
At dusk, the setting sunlight is reflected on the Taedong river in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday.
The sun sets over Mont Saint-Michel, a Unesco world heritage site in western France
People take pictures of sunset on 42nd street in New York City during the biannual occurrence called “Manhattanhenge” on Wednesday.
Manhattanhenge, coined by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, occurs when the setting sun aligns itself with the east-west grid of streets in Manhattan, allowing the sun to shine down all streets at the same time.