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Week in pictures: 9-15 September

Well-wishers place flowers at a sand replica of the World Trade Center

A sand replica of the World Trade Center on a beach in Puri, India, attracts well-wishers.

Traditional Russian wooden dolls depicting Madonna on sale in Moscow

Madonna is a controversial icon in the Russian capital Moscow where she is due to perform on Tuesday.

The name of the new Japanese prince is displayed in a show window in Tokyo

The name of Japan's newly born prince - Hisahito - is displayed in a show window in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district.

Tongan Princess Pilolevu follows the hearse carrying her father, late King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, at Whenuapai Airbase in Auckland, New Zealand

Tongan Princess Pilolevu follows the hearse of her father, King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, who died on Sunday, before it is flown from New Zealand to Tonga.

An Indonesian worker has his face drawn on as he shouts during a protest in Jakarta

Activists in Indonesia shout and paint their faces in a rally against forthcoming IMF and World Bank meetings in Singapore.

A child is dressed as Lord Krishna to participate in a competition during Krishna Jayanthi celebrations, in Gauhati, India

A child is dressed as Lord Krishna for a competition as parts of India celebrate the birthday of the Hindu god Krishna.

Two UN peacekeepers look on as Spanish troops land on a beach in Tyre, southern Lebanon

UN peacekeepers look on as Spanish troops arrive in the southern Lebanese port city of Tyre to take part in UN efforts to monitor a truce in the region.

Muslims in Jammu, India, protest against the Pope's comments about Islam

Muslims in the Indian city of Jammu protest against Pope Benedict XVI, who has been accused of making derogatory comments about Islam.

Uzonka the stork is fitted with a prosthesis on his broken bill at an animal hospital in Uzon, Kovasna county, Romania

Uzonka the stork is fitted with a prosthesis at an animal hospital in Romania after its bill was broken in an assault.






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