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A Hindu devotee, body pierced with skewers, participates in a religious procession during Panguni Uthiram festival in Chennai, India. The festival is observed in the Tamil month of Panguni and is celebrated in honor of the Hindu God Murugan where devotees make offerings to lord Murugan with sacrificial feats they believe will keep them away from evil spirits.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford avoids a pretend punch from Canadian boxing legend George Chuvalo at a ceremony at City Hall in Toronto where the Mayor presented Mr. Chuvalo with a key to the city.

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A man walks up the new pedestrian access onto the Adelaide St. and Eastern Avenue overpasses at the Don River in Toronto.

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Jordan's fans sit on top of a fence as they watch Jordan play against Japan during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match at King Abdullah stadium in Amman.


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Farmer Donald O'Reilly searches for sheep or lambs trapped in a snow drift near weakened animals that had just been rescued, in the Aughafatten area of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. At least 140,000 homes and businesses in Northern Ireland were left without power over the weekend following heavy snowfall, causing snowdrifts of up to 5 metres.


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Penitents from 'Cristo de la Buena Muerte' or 'Good Dead Christ' brotherhood take part in a procession in Zamora, Spain, in the early hours of Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week.

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Children to become Buddhist novice monks gather for a novitiation ceremony at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon on Full Moon Day of Tabaung, the last month of Myanmar calendar.

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A street vendor waits for customers as she sells traditional Easter eggs at Prague's Wenceslas Square.


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A boy sprays coloured foam during Holi celebrations in a lane near the Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.


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A girl drinks fruit juice while resting in a hammock on a river bank near an industrial zone in southwestern China's Chongqing city.


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