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Day in pictures

Man admiring Anish Kapoor sculpture

A man admires a large-scale sculpture by artist Anish Kapoor at the Lisson Gallery in London.

People pass by the coffin of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya

People pay their respects by the coffin of murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya before her burial in Moscow.

North Korean people dance in ceremony

North Korean people dance to mark the 61st anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea.

A girl stands in flood waters in Bangkok

A girl stands in flood waters in front of her house in a suburb of Bangkok. More than two million people have been affected by recent floods.

A woman walks past Bolivian soldiers

A woman passes soldiers standing on a corner to prevent street blockades during transport strikes in La Paz, Bolivia.

An activist faces police water canon

An activist of Bharatiya Janata Party Youth wing is attacked by a police water canon during a demonstration in New Delhi.

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