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A man runs up the "gostra", a pole covered in grease, during the religious feast of St Julian, patron of the town of St Julian's, outside Valletta August 25, 2013. In the traditional "gostra", a game stretching back to the Middle Ages, young men, women and children have to make their way to the top and try to uproot one of the flags to win prizes. From May to September in Malta, there is hardly any weekend when a town or a village is not celebrating the feast of its patron saint or other saints revered in different churches.

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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, 85, is escorted by medical and security personnel into an ambulance to be taken by helicopter ambulance from Maadi Military Hospital to the Cairo Police Academy--turned--court, Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. Mubarak, under house arrest after being released from detention last week, is standing retrial in charges of complicity in the killings of protesters during 2011 Egyptian uprising.

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Steven LoBue of the United States dives off the roof of the Institute of Contemporary Art during the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2013 competition in Boston, Massachusetts August 25, 2013. Divers plunged some 90 feet from the roof of the contemporary art museum into Boston Harbor. This is an in-camera, multiple exposure photograph.

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Over 500 people took part in the first ever 5km Easter Seals Splash of Colour Family Fun Run in Colwood, B.C. Sunday August 25, 2013 at Royal Roads University raising $30,000 to help send over 900 kids with disabilities throughout B.C. and the Yukon for a week long camping experience at one of three Easter Seals camps.

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Inmate firefighters walk along state Highway 120 as firefighters continue to battle the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. Fire crews are clearing brush and setting sprinklers to protect two groves of giant sequoias as a massive week-old wildfire rages along the remote northwest edge of Yosemite National Park.

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Fans dressed as Pirate England and Pirate France from the animation Hetalia line up for a GO Bus as they make their way home from FanExpo in Toronto on Sunday August 25, 2013

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Tokyo, Japan players celebrate after winning the championship against Chula Vista, California during their Little League World Series championship baseball game in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, August 25, 2013.

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Phil Mickelson of the U.S. peers over the top of a sand trap on the 18th green during final round play in the Barclays' PGA golf tournament in Jersey City, New Jersey, August 25, 2013.

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Fireguy skateboards through fire as he performs at BuskerFest in Toronto on August 25, 2013 .

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Police officers escort a man (face covered), who was arrested in connection with the gang-rape of a photo journalist, at a court in Mumbai August 25, 2013. Indian police arrested the man, the third suspect in connection with the gang-rape, an official said on Saturday, in a case that has drawn comparisons with an attack in December that led to nationwide protests and a revision of rape laws.

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England's Ian Bell dives into his ground during the fifth Ashes cricket test match against Australia at the Oval cricket ground, London August 25, 2013.

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Cardiff City fans turn their backs to the Manchester City players after Fraizer Campbell (unseen) scores his second goal, during their English Premier League soccer match at Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales August 25, 2013.

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Speed Up Moto2 rider Alex De Angelis of San Marino crashes in the class race during the Czech Grand Prix in Brno, August 25, 2013.

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A Free Syrian Army fighter wears a hat while resting in a safe house in Jobar, Damascus August 25, 2013.

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A boy salvages belongings amid burnt debris at Htan Kone village in Myanmar's northern Sagaing region August 25, 2013. Authorities restored order in Myanmar's northern Sagaing region on Sunday after a Buddhist mob set fire to nearly two dozen Muslim-owned buildings and attacked rescue workers in the latest widening of sectarian violence in the former military-run state.

Soe Zeya Tun/REUTERS

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Close to 1,200 participants throw their hats into the air inside a hangar, in an attempt to set a world record, as an All Nippon Airways' Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane (R) and a Japan Airlines' Boeing 777 plane are pictured in the background, at an event to promote the city's bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, at Haneda airport in Tokyo August 25, 2013.

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