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A native elder watches as an all Nations Canoe Gathering at Science World in Vancouver September 17, 2013 where they were welcomed in a traditional ceremony to the Coast Salish lands. The Canoe gathering marks the opening to the Week of Reconciliation to be held in Vancouver.

John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail

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A man prays in a mosque in the old city, in Tripoli September 16, 2013.


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A mother holds her child as Mount Sinabung spews ash and hot lava during an eruption in Perteguhan village in Karo district, Indonesia's north Sumatra province, September 17, 2013. Mount Sinabung threw more volcanic ash into air, covering the surrounding areas on Tuesday, as authorities prepared more temporary shelters for evacuees.


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Britain's Prince Harry, second right, helps take down a tent after a cold chamber training exercise with the Walking with the Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 British team at Nuneaton, central England, Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. Prince Harry joined the team inside the whole-vehicle environmental test chambers which simulate the extreme conditions they will face in the South Pole.

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A Nepalese girl wearing a traditional attire drinks juice during the Kumari Puja, a mass worship, at Hanuman Dhoka in Durbar Square in Kathmandu, September 17, 2013. A total of 504 girls under the age of nine from across the country gathered for the mass worship, which is believed to protect them from evil and bring them good luck in future.


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Boys from the village of Staphorst wearing traditional suits and wooden shoes, one clutching a plastic bag with sandwiches, pause to eat breakfast on their way to attend celebrations marking the official opening of the new parliamentary year with a speech outlining the government's plan and budget policies for the year ahead in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.

Peter Dejong/AP

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Numerous tents are seen lit up in a valley during the 2013 International I Camping Festival in Mount Wugongshan of Pingxiang, Jiangxi province, September 14, 2013. The event which opened on September 14 attracted more than 15,000 campers all over the world, according to Xinhua News Agency.


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The damaged side of the capsized cruise liner Costa Concordia is seen at the end of the "parbuckling" operation outside Giglio harbour September 17, 2013.


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