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A Pakistani protester reacts to tear gas fired by police, during clashes erupted as protestors tried to approach the U.S. embassy, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Hundreds of Pakistanis angry at an anti-Islam film that denigrates the religion's prophet clashed with police in the Pakistani capital Thursday, the most violent show of anger in a day that saw smaller demonstrations in Indonesia, Iran and Afghanistan.

Muhammed Muheisen/AP

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An Indian Muslim youth rests on the rooftop of a mosque before evening prayers in New Delhi, India.

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African penguins gather to keep warm as others are fed sardines by staff at the South African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds after they were recently found covered in oil on Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa. Some two hundred penguins were found covered in oil following a spillage by a stricken bulk carrier and are being cared for by the foundation as they recuperate, with food and medical care provided for until their possible release next Thursday.

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Firefighters and local residents try to control a fire at a slum next to a Padma garments factory in Begunbari, Dhaka, Bangladesh. More than 500 shanties burned down, with most of the inhabitants being workers at the factory, according to the local fire department.


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An Afghan woman carries her child through the Kati Sakhi cemetery in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Protesters use sticks to smash the windscreen and windows of a car during an anti-America protest march in Islamabad, Pakistan. Some 800 protesters marching towards the U.S. embassy gathered in a demonstration to condemn a film produced in the U.S. mocking the Prophet Mohammad.


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Nepalese women offer prayer along the bank of the Bagmati River, during the Rishi Panchami festival, in Kathmandu. Rishi Panchami is observed on the last day of Teej when women worship Sapta Rishi (Seven Saints) to ask for forgiveness for sins committed during their menstruation periods throughout the year. The Hindu religion considers menstruation as a representation of impurity and women are prohibited from taking part in religious practices during their monthly cycles.


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A participant does push-ups backstage during a bodybuilding competition in Srinagar, India. A total of 70 participants are competing in different bodybuilding categories, organisers said.


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An informal settler is carried by her husband as a demolition crew, unseen, tears down their shanty in Taguig city, east of Manila, Philippines. The informal settlers' community of mostly retired police and military personnel was demolished to pave the way for new development projects.

Bullit Marquez/AP

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