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A Palestinian waters a flower planted in a tear gas canister in the village of Bilin, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. The tear gas canisters were collected during years of clashes with Israeli security forces.

Majdi Mohammed/AP

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A vendor hands a pair of used shoes on a wall at his stall on the side of a lane, near a main market in Colombo October 2, 2013. Selling shoes at half the price of their showroom counterparts, the 25-year-old used shoes stalls in Malwatte road are popular among Sri Lanka's lower middle class.


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A worker arranges Kalavas, or sacred Hindu threads, kept for drying after they were dyed in colours at Lal Gopal Ganj town, 45 km north of the northern Indian city of Allahabad October 2, 2013. Hindus wear Kalavas on their wrists during religious ceremonies.


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A woman begs as people walk along a street in downtown Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. The number of people registered as unemployed in Spain has risen by 22,572 in September, bringing an end to a six-month streak of gradual declines.

Emilio Morenatti/AP

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Activists of Ukrainian opposition parties clash with riot police as they attempt to get into the mayoral office during a rally against the Kiev mayoral election, which was earlier postponed until 2015, in Kiev October 2, 2013.

Maks Levin/REUTERS

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Italian center-right leader Silvio Berlusconi (L) talks with senators at the Senate after Italy's Prime Minister Enrico Letta's asking for a possible call for a confidence vote immediately in Rome, October 2, 2013.


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The northern lights glow north of Havre, Mont. on Highway 232. The conditions of the sky were clear that made it favorable for viewing the northern lights.

Lindsay Brown/AP/Havre Daily News

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A Free Syrian Army fighter carries his weapon as he walks down the stairs of the damaged former Immigration and Passport building in Aleppo, October 2, 2013. REUTERS/Hamid Khatib (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Larisa Andreea Iordache from Romania performs on the uneven bars, during the qualification round at the artistic gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.

Yves Logghe/AP

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