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Revelers throw colored powders in the air during the Holi Festival of Colors in Lisbon, Sunday, Sept. 15 2013. The festival, which is mainly celebrated during the Hindu spring festival Holi in some regions of India and Nepal, has become popular among people in other communities.

Francisco Seco/AP

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A South Sudanese child herds cows at dusk in Abyei town, in the disputed area of Abyei, September 15, 2013. Abyei, straddling the border between Sudan and South Sudan, is claimed by both sides, which fought one of Africa's longest civil wars.

Andreea Campeanu/REUTERS

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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man uses a magnifying glass to check an etrog, a citrus fruit, for blemishes at a market in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood September 15, 2013. The citrus fruit is used in rituals during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, which begins at sundown Wednesday.


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People watch a fireworks display by team USA over the sky during the Putrajaya International Fireworks Competition outside Kuala Lumpur September 15, 2013.


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Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Bay of Bengal for its immersion during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in the southern Indian city of Chennai September 15, 2013. Ganesh idols are taken through the streets in a procession accompanied by dancing and singing and later immersed in a river or the sea symbolising a ritual seeing-off of his journey towards his abode, taking away with him the misfortunes of all mankind.


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France's David Hauss jumps onto his bicycle during the transition from swimming to the cycling leg of the men's race in the ITU World Triathlon Series, at Hyde Park in London September 15, 2013.


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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry walks to his car after arriving at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, September 15, 2013.


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A man launches a water lantern during festivities ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore September 15, 2013. The Mid-Autumn Festival, a Chinese harvest festival, is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month in the lunar calendar during a full moon, which falls on September 19 this year.


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Children are silhouetted as they watch polar bear "Inuka" swim in his ice tundra on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 at the Singapore Zoo in Singapore.

Wong Maye-E/AP

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A boy performs skateboard tricks during sunset at the marina of Faliro coast near Athens, Sunday, Sept. 15 2013.

Kostas Tsironis/AP

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Pakistani religious students attend a lesson at Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and alma mater of several Taliban leaders, in Akora Khattak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province September 14, 2013. The seminary, founded in 1947, is now one of biggest and most respected Islamic institutions in South Asia. It propagates a hard-line curriculum based on the radical Deobandi strain of Sunni Islam.


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An aerial view of vehicles submerged in flood waters along the South Platte River near Greenley, Colorado September 14, 2013.


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A model displays a Spring/Summer design by Agatha Ruiz de la Prada during Madrid's Fashion Week, in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.

Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP

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