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A member of the Miao ethnic minority shaves another villager's head with a sickle in the village of Basha in Congjiang county, Guizhou province, China.

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A Thai man and his dog leave their flooded neighborhood in a plastic vessel in Bangkok, Thailand.

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An abandoned dog lies on a concrete pipe in a flooded area of Bangkok, Thailand.

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Fishermen are silhouetted against the setting sun as they clear their net after fishing at Clifton beach in Karachi, Pakistan.

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People walk past cages with birds for sale at a market during the Sonepur Mela in Sonepur, India. The mela is one of Asia's largest cattle fairs and lasts for a fortnight.

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Posters showing Pope Benedict XVI kissing an imam on the lips and US president Barack Obama smooching his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao cover a Benetton clothing store window in Paris. They are part of an advertising campaign entitled UNHATE.


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Suspected members of al-Qaida are seen blindfolded and handcuffed in Jurf al-Sakhar, Iraq. Special operations commandos arrested nine people during recent operations.

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Occupy Toronto protestor Phoenix Laforest, 26, from Peterborough, awakens from sleep in his suspended hammock, lined with thick styrofoam and garbage can lids to protect him from rubber bullets he says, in a tree at St. James Park the day after a notice of eviction was posted on the Occupy Toronto Camp tents in Toronto.

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A Vancouver police officer hands out Riot Roundup posters in Vancouver.

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Barrels of Beaujolais Nouveau wine are rolled by wine-growers in the center of Lyon, France, during the 2011 vintage Beaujolais Nouveau launch.


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