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Nepalese farmers try to control a tractor in the rice paddy field in Khokana, Lalitpur. Rice is considered the main staple for Nepalese and is planted during the Nepali month of Asar, which usually lies between June and July, typically seen by locals as an auspicious month for planting rice.


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Esmond Mondolo, a foreman with Priestly Demolition Inc. gets a close look at the letters atop of the old Westwood Theatre on the south east corner of Kipling Road and Bloor Street Toronto. The letters, which will be removed one by one and the marquis sign at the front will be preserved by Build Toronto.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

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Jordanian soldiers leave an airstrip after a rehearsal using a Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey aircraft and helicopters along with special operations forces from Iraq and Lebanon as part of Eager Lion, a multinational military exercise in Zarqa, Jordan.

Maya Alleruzzo/AP

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A woman wears a "Free Pussy Riot" balaclava as she stands next to a Buddist demonstrator during protests at the security fence surrounding the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.


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A Kashmiri Hindu migrant woman prays at the Kheer Bhawani temple during an annual Hindu festival in Jammu, India. Kheer Bhawani temple originally in Srinagar, was built in Jammu as well by exiled Kashmiri Hindus.

Channi Anand/AP

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A man dives from a 10 metre high platform at a swimming pool during a hot summer day in Hall in Tirol. Austria has been hit by a heat wave with temperatures in Vienna rising to 36 degrees Celsius.


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A vendor waits for customers at his stall at a wholesale food market in Mumbai.


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A demonstrator celebrates by a burning car in downtown Rio de Janeiro. Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets of Brazil's biggest cities on Monday in a growing protest that is tapping into widespread anger at poor public services, police violence and government corruption.


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Members of the Free Syrian Army react as they fire a home-made rocket towards forces loyal to the Syrian regime in Deir al-Zor.


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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.


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Afghan refugee children, swim in muddy water created from a broken water pipe, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan hosts over 1.6 million registered Afghans, the largest and most protracted refugee population in the world, according to the U.N. refugee agency.

Muhammed Muheisen/AP

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