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Day in pictures: 29 September

Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia (29/09/2008)

Tens of thousands of Muslims congregate around the Kaaba in the Great Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, during the last week of the Ramadan holy month.

Fallen advertising sign in Suao, Taiwan

A huge advertising sign lies on the ground in Suao, Taiwan, having been knocked down by the strong winds of Typhoon Jaigmi. The storm killed at least two people as it battered the island.

South Korean soldiers training in Seoul

South Korea's underwater demolition team are put through their paces in preparation for celebrations marking the annual Armed Forces Day on 1 October.

Cambodian man riding a buffalo in Kandal province

A Cambodian man races his buffalo during traditional celebration for the Pchum Ben [death] festival, when people pay their respects to their ancestors.

Boy selling DVDs in Kabul, Afghanistan

An Afghan boy counts his earnings as he waits for customers to buy Bollywood DVDs from his stall in the capital, Kabul.

Queues at Tiananmen Gate in Beijing, China

Chinese people take advantage of a week-long National Day holiday to visit Tiananmen Gate, one of the country's most famous buildings.




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