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Actress Nicole Kidman arrives to the premiere of her movie 'The Paperboy' during the New York Film Festival in New York.


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Audience members take photographs over a fence as they arrive for a campaign rally with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and Republican vice-presidential nominee U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) in Fishersville, Virginia.


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A woman sorts through marigolds at a flower market in Mumbai, India.


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Police use water cannons to disperse activists and workers of the India's Congress Party during a protest in the central Indian city of Bhopal. Thousands of workers and activists on Thursday protested outside the residence of the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, against the corruption and rise in crime against women allegedly under the Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state government's rule, according to local media.


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A Belarussian interior ministry officer jumps over an obstacle with his guard dog as they take part in a show of skills competition ahead of the ministry's 60th anniversary, at their base near the village of Gorany, some 32 km west of Minsk.


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A Turkish soldier is reflected on a mirror as he stands guard on top of an armoured personnel carrier on the Turkish-Syrian border near the Akcakale border crossing, southern Sanliurfa province. Turkey's parliament gave authorisation on Thursday for military operations outside Turkish borders if the government deemed them necessary, a day after artillery shelling from Syria killed five civilians in the Turkish town of Akcakale.


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Snow-covered corn remains unharvested and farm equipment sits idle beside Highway 12 near Steinbach, Manitoba as an early snowstorm unexpectedly hit the province.


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A Syrian man cries outside the Dar El Shifa hospital in Aleppo, Syria after his daughter was injured during a Syrian Air Force strike over a school where hundreds of refugees had taken shelter. The border violence between Turkey and Syria has added a dangerous new dimension to Syria's civil war, dragging Syria's neighbors deeper into a conflict that activists say has already killed 30,000 people since an uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime began in March 2011.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, rear, and the President of the Yemen Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi, center, stand under an umbrella as they listen to the national anthems prior to talks at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.

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Tourists gather on the Great Wall outside Beijing. Major tourist destinations around China are witnessing travel peaks amid the eight-day Mid-autumn Festival and National Day holidays that run through until Sunday, Xinhua News Agency reported.


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A tiger cub rests at a nursery room at the Shanghai Zoo in Shanghai, China.

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Greek protesters cast shadows in front of a police cordon outside the Greek police headquarters in Athens. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the police headquarters to protest against the arrest of dozens of workers from the Hellenic Skaramangas shipyard on Thursday.


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