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Day in pictures

An Igorot tribesman rides his wooden scooter

Igorot tribesman Robert Duyugan rides his wooden scooter in a race as the Filipino town of Banaue celebrates the traditional Imbayah festival. Igorot tribesmen are renowned for their woodcarvings.

Rescue workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Rescue workers continue their search for bodies after a DC-9 jet crashed into a market in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Indian police break up a protest by Tibetan activists in Delhi

Indian police break up a protest by Tibetan activists in Delhi against Chinese repression in Tibet ahead of the arrival of the Olympic torch in India on Thursday, on its way to the Beijing Games...

A worker changes a light bulb in China's national stadium

...while in Beijing itself a worker changes a light bulb in China's national stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, which is nearing completion.

A grocer arranges his display of chilli peppers

A grocer arranges his display of chilli peppers in a traditional market in Jakarta, Indonesia.




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