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Day in pictures

Runner Thomas Dold, 22, winner of the event

German runner Thomas Dold wins New York's annual Empire State Building Run-Up after climbing 1,576 steps.

Kashmiri children watch a protest in Srinagar, India

Children in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, watch a protest against alleged killings of civilians by security forces.

Farmers walk along Whitehall in Westminster, London, during protest

Young farmers dress up to deliver a petition to the UK government in London over milk prices.

Drugs destroyed in Kandahar, Afghanistan

Drugs are destroyed in southern Afghanistan. The country supplies Europe with most of its opium.

Iraqi man speaks at war crimes seminar in Kuala Lumpur

An Iraqi man allegedly abused by US troops speaks at a war crimes seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, against the backdrop of a famous Abu Ghraib prison abuse image.

An Indonesian man floats in a tube in a flooded mosque in Jakarta

An Indonesian man negotiates a flooded mosque in Jakarta using an inner tube.

Boy on an ice slide in Sapporo, Japan

A Japanese boy enjoys an ice slide at a snow sculpture park in Sapporo.

Filipino marine with mobile phones in southern island of Jolo

A Philippine marine makes a mobile phone call at a designated reception point on the southern island of Jolo.

Example of Egao poster art in Shanghai

A picture of Shanghai resident Xiao Pang (Little Fatty) is superimposed on a film poster as part of the Chinese art of Egao - meaning wild and to poke fun.

Has China's housing bubble burst?
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Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


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