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Russian servicemen, dressed in historical uniform, take part in a military parade rehearsal in Red Square, with St. Basil's Cathedral seen in the background, in Moscow. The parade will be held on November 7 to mark the anniversary of a historical parade in 1941 when Soviet soldiers marched through Red Square towards the front lines at World War Two.

SERGEI KARPUKHIN/REUTERS

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A man balances a goat on wooden sticks for his audience by a roadside in the outskirts of Faisalabad, Pakistan.

FAYYAZ HUSSAIN/REUTERS

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A rebel fighter claims victory after he fires a shoulder-fired missile toward a building where Syrian troops loyal to President Bashar Assad are hiding while they attempt to gain terrain against the rebels during heavy clashes in the Jedida district of Aleppo, Syria. The uprising against Assad started with peaceful demonstrations in March last year, but has since morphed into a bloody civil war. Activists say more than 36,000 people have been killed in 19 months of fighting.

Narciso Contreras/AP

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A Hindu holy man walks amongst birds flying at a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India.

DANISH SIDDIQUI/REUTERS

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Paramilitary policemen hold their fists and raise a giant flag of Communist Party of China as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the safety of the upcoming 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), at a military base in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

CHINA DAILY/REUTERS

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Participants in costume hold burning torches as they take part in one a series of processions during Bonfire night celebrations in Lewes, southern England. The processions and bonfire mark the uncovering of Guy Fawkes' "Gunpowder Plot" to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605, and commemorates the memory of its seventeen Protestant martyrs.

LUKE MACGREGOR/Reuters

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Parts of old locomotives are seen in the train cemetery in Uyuni, near a salt flat some 466 km south of La Paz. These locomotives and freight cars were part of Bolivia's first railway network that carried minerals between Uyuni and Antofagasta, Chile, nearly a century ago, according to local media.

DAVID MERCADO/REUTERS

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An Indian man tries to move his buffalo that were jamming traffic as a man tries to get by with his bicycle on a busy bridge on a hazy morning New Delhi, India.

Kevin Frayer/AP

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A rebel fighter fires a gun toward a building where Syrian troops loyal to President Bashar Assad are hiding while they attempt to gain terrain against the rebels during heavy clashes in the Jedida district of Aleppo, Syria.

Narciso Contreras/AP

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