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An Indian policeman walks past as a government employee (L) shouts slogans from inside a police vehicle after he has been detained by police during a demonstration in Srinagar September 9, 2013.


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A Palestinian fisherman throws his net into the Mediterranean sea off the shore of Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.

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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish girl wears a plastic bag over her head to avoid getting dirty as she performs the Kaparot ritual in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood, September 9, 2013, ahead of Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, which starts at sundown on Friday. Kaparot is an ancient custom connected to Yom Kippur, where white chickens are slaughtered as a symbolic gesture of atonement.


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Several DeHavilland Otter float planes line up along a dock as a ground crew worker stands in the shade at a waterfront seaplane terminal in Vancouver, British Columbia September 9, 2013. The terminal is used by several small airlines that fly to small communities along the British Columbia coast.


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A Syrian refugee who arrived with her family from Damascus, carries a child as she enters her tent at the Majdal Anjar refugee camp in Bekaa Valley near the Syrian border in eastern Lebanon, September 9, 2013.


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A Buddhist devotee spins prayer wheels as she walks around the Swayambhunath Stupa while offering prayer in Kathmandu September 9, 2013. The Swayambhunath Stupa, which is a collection of shrines and temples located on a hilltop, is considered to be one of the holiest places for Buddhists.


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North Korean female troops march during a military parade at Kim Il Sung Square to mark the 65th anniversary of the country's founding in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain raises his trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their men's final match at the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, September 9, 2013.


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Chinese women practice a pushing hands, known as "Tuishou," part of a Chinese Taichi martial art technique, in the morning exercise at Ritan Park in Beijing Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.

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An Indian policeman detains a government employee during a demonstration in Srinagar September 9, 2013.


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Chinese soldiers guard inside the gate of Chinese Defense Ministry's Bayi Building while U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James Miller is meeting with Maj. Gen. Wang Guanzhong, deputy chief of general staff of the People's Liberation Army, in Beijing, China, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.

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