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Day in pictures

Two Muslim women celebrating Eid al-Fitr

Worshippers celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the festival ending the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, at a prayer session in the West Bank town of Ramallah.

South Koreans walk along a beach in front of a steel mill

A couple walk along a beach in front of the flagship steel mill of South Korean company Posco.

Dutch Prince Willem-Alexander looking at a war memorial

Dutch Prince Willem-Alexander inspecting the wall of remembrance at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

Hindu woman anointing herself

A woman prays after immersing herself in the river Yamuna in Allahabad, India, during the Hindu holy month of Kartik.

Indonesian Muslims in a mass prayer ceremony

Hundreds of Indonesian Muslims celebrate the start of Eid al-Fitr on a beach in the Javanese city of Yogyakarta.

West Indies cricket captain Brian Lara

West Indies cricket captain Brian Lara watches during a Champions Trophy practice session in Ahmedabad, India.

North Korean soldier throwing a stone

A North Korean soldier picks up a stone to throw at photographers taking pictures across the Yalu River from the Chinese border city of Dandong.






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