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An Afghan shepherd on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, 22 October 2007

A shepherd tends his flock on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.

People view a work called Stock Exchange of Vision at Shanghai Art Museum, China

Museum-goers view a work called Stock Exchange of Vision, part of an exhibition staged by France's Centre Pompidou, at Shanghai Art Museum in China.

A homeless woman sits on the footpath of Rue de la Banque in Paris, France

A homeless woman sits on a footpath in Paris as part of ongoing protest action against poor conditions in public housing organised by Right to Housing (DAL).

Brazilian stock traders in Sao Paolo, 22 October 2007

Brazilian traders are frantic in Sao Paolo where share prices opened lower following losses on global markets last week.

A Turkish soldier patrols in Sirnak province, on the border with Iraq, in south-eastern Turkey

A Turkish soldier patrols in Sirnak province, after a Kurdish attack from Iraq in which 12 Turkish soldiers were killed.

A South Korean mother farewells her North Korean daughter after a reunion for separated families at Diamond Mountain in North Korea

South Korean Ahn Keum-chul waves goodbye to her daughter after a reunion for separated families at Diamond Mountain in North Korea.

A demonstrator is arrested on Capitol Hill, 22 October 2007

Police officers on Capitol Hill arrest a demonstrator in military fatigues for blocking the entrance to an office building during an anti-war demonstration,

US First Lady Laura Bush (centre) sits next to breast cancer survivors at Sheikh Khalifa Medical Centre in Abu Dhabi

US First Lady Laura Bush joins breast cancer survivors at the Pink Majlis in Abu Dhabi as part of a week-long tour of the Middle East to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Indian actor Sanjay Dutt leaves his residence to attend the Terrorist And Disruptive Activities court in Mumbai

Escorted by police, Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, who is on bail from a six-year jail term for illegal arms possession, heads to a hearing at India's anti-terror court in Mumbai.

Indonesian students wear masks to protect themselves against volcanic ashes at a school in Blitar, East Java

Students wear masks as protection against volcanic ashes as the government warns that one of Indonesia's deadliest volcanoes, Mount Kelud, is threatening to erupt.





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