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Day in pictures

A person burns a real Swiss banknote at an anti-capitalism event in Zurich

A person burns a real Swiss banknote at an anarchists' anti-capitalism event in Zurich.

Moon over Mount Fuji, Japan

Snow-capped Mount Fuji and the moon are seen in Gotenba, Shizuoka, Japan.

Snake liquors at a restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam

Dead snakes float inside bottles of liquor at a restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam. Hanoi's Le Mat Village area is famous for its snake cuisine.

Iranian women pass a police motorcycle unit in Tehran

Iranian women pass a police motorcycle unit conducting a drill in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Jockeys compete with their horses in the Jordanian desert

Jockeys compete with their horses in the Wadi Rum International Endurance Ride in the Jordanian desert.

Chinese girl with Swiss flag painted on her forehead waits for Roger Federer at the ATP Masters Cup tennis tournament in Shanghai

With the Swiss flag painted on her forehead, a Chinese girl waits for tennis star Roger Federer to arrive on court in Shanghai.

Indian farmer in a field of sunflowers at an agriculture fair in Bangalore

An Indian farmer walks through a field of sunflowers at an agriculture fair in Bangalore.

Indian soldiers patrol a deserted street in snowy Srinagar in Indian Kashmir

As the first snow falls in Indian Kashmir, soldiers patrol the streets amid heightened security ahead of elections next week.

Firefighting drill in Sangju, south of Seoul

A South Korean forest agency helicopter takes part in a major firefighting drill south of Seoul.

Italian students march in Rome at proposed cuts to education funding

Thousands of Italian students march in Rome in protest at proposed cuts in education.




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