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Students walk between chilli trees covered by ash from Sinabung Mount as they return home at Kuta Rakyat village in Karo district, Indonesia's north Sumatra province November 8, 2013.


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First Nation people gather to mark the annual Aboriginal Veterans Day at the war memorial in Victory Square in Vancouver, British Columbia November 8, 2013. Native veterans gather each year prior to Remembrance Day ceremonies on November 11 to honour native veterans who served in the Canadian military.


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A worker cuts grass surrounded by Panama national flags in Panama City November 8, 2013. National flags are displayed around the country for national holidays occurring all through the month of November.


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Hindu women carrying offerings stand in the waters of the Sun Lake as they worship the Sun god Surya during the Hindu religious festival of Chatt Puja in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh November 8, 2013.


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Three-week-old masai giraffe "Mstari", watches as her mother and aunt eat while being introduced to the media at the Toronto Zoo November 8, 2013. Her 23 year-old mother Twiga gave birth to the six foot calf on October 17.

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Devotees offer prayers to the setting sun during the "Chhat" festival at Bagmati River in Kathmandu November 8, 2013. Hindus in Nepal are celebrating "Chhat", a four-day festival that honours the sun god by praying at sunrise and sunset, and seeking blessings for ones family by giving offerings.


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Indigenous people attend the ceremony of the lighting of the Indigenous Sacred Fire in Cuiaba November 8, 2013. 48 Brazilian Indigenous tribes will present their cultural rituals and compete in traditional sports such as archery, running with logs and canoeing during the XII Games of Indigenous People which takes place from November 8 to 16.


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Residents rush to safety past a fallen tree during strong winds brought by Typhoon Haiyan that hit Cebu city, central Philippines November 8, 2013.

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Hindu devotees perform rituals at sunset during Chhath Puha festival in the Arabian Sea, Mumbai, India, Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. On Chhath, an ancient Hindu festival, rituals are performed to thank the Sun God for sustaining life on earth.

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