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An Indian Muslim Sufi devotee offers prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti during the Urs festival in Ajmer, India. Thousands of Sufi devotees from different parts of India travel to the shrine for the annual festival, marking the death anniversary of Sufi Muslim saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.

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Afghan children fetch water from a streaming river on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. Many households are still without running water, therefore Afghans pick up their daily water from streams and rivers.

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People reach out to take fruits and vegetables distributed for free by street market vendors, who sell produce from their farms, in a symbolic protest against government plans to change the status of their permits, in Athens.


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Pongo, a male Orang-Utan of the zoo in Muenster, western Germany, reacts in his enclosure.

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A Bangladeshi fisherman uses an anchored ropes of his boat to come on the banks of the river Kornofuli, in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Cyclone Mahasen is expected to make landfall early Friday. The storm was heading toward Chittagong, Bangladesh, but could shift east and deliver a more direct hit on Rakhine state in Myanmar.

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A barber tonsures a child's hair as part of a ritual, called Mundan, at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad, India. Hindus across India perform the Mundan ceremony when the child is a few years old. This ceremony is mostly performed at some religious place, where the child's hair is cut and head shaved for the first time and friends and relative are entertained to a feast.

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An Afghan woman harvests wheat on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghani's harvest wheat to feed their animals.

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A Palestinian man is taken away by Israeli border policemen during clashes near Damascus Gate at Jerusalem's old city. Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank and at East Jerusalem on Wednesday during demonstrations to mark 65 years since what they call the Nakba (Catastrophe) when Israel's creation caused many to lose their homes and become refugees.


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In this Saturday, May 11, 2013 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn, not pictured, perform a space walk to inspect and replace a pump controller box on the International Space Station after an ammonia coolant leak was discovered.


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A giant panda cub (L) and its mother play by a pond as they take a bath at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Sichuan province.


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A worker stands on a deflated rubber duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor. The 16.5-meter tall inflatable rubber duck which attracted visitors to the harbor, has been deflated since Tuesday evening.

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