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A shaman in Lima, Peru, puts a bad luck spell on a doll representing a Brazil soccer player

A jungle shaman in the Peruvian capital Lima puts a bad luck spell on a doll representing Brazil's football player Kaka, ahead of Peru's World Cup 2010 qualifier with Brazil later this month.

Palestinian children play with toy guns in the West Bank city of Nablus

Palestinian children play with toy guns in the West Bank city of Nablus.

Shrouded bodies ready for burial in a cemetery in the Iraqi Shia holy city of Najaf.

An Iraqi worker burns clothes in a Najaf cemetery, where 80 unidentified bodies of people killed in acts of violence in the Shia holy city were buried on Friday.

Afghan horsemen in Kabul

Afghan horsemen in Kabul play a game of their ancient national sport of Buzkashi, which involves two teams competing to throw a goat into a scoring circle.

A snowplough on a street in Vienna

A snowplough clears a street in Vienna, where the season's first major snowstorm dumped heavy falls on parts of the Austrian city.

A Hungarian competitor at the Grand Prix figure skating series in Paris

A Hungarian competitor glides gracefully during the ladies' event at the Grand Prix figure skating series in Paris.

An effigy of General Pervez Musharraf is burned in Karachi, Pakistan

Temperatures were much higher on the streets of Karachi, where protesters burned an effigy of Pakistan's troubled President General Pervez Musharraf.

Baby woolly monkey at the Monkey World rescue centre in Dorset

A rare newborn woolly monkey, weighing just 14oz (400g), at a primate sanctuary in Dorset, England. He is being hand reared after he was unable to suckle from his mother.

Indian Hindu devotees on the banks of the Yamuna river in New Delhi

Indian Hindu devotees offer prayers to the sun during the festival of Chhath on the banks of the Yamuna river in New Delhi.





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