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Best pictures from September 16

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A Free Syrian Army fighter dives into a swimming pool, as his fellow fighter watches him in Aleppo September 16, 2013.


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North Korean bicyclists ride on a rural road past farm fields on the outskirts of Pyongyang on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.

David Guttenfelder/AP

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A boy stands beside a burnt motorbike near to tankers of a NATO supply convoy after an attack a day earlier in Hub, about 25 km from Karachi, September 16, 2013. Fifteen oil tankers carrying fuel for NATO troops in Afghanistan were set on fire by militants in southwest Pakistan on Sunday.


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Long John Shubenacadie empties his rifle as he takes part in a cowboy action shooting competition in Cheney, Ontario, Saturday, September 7, 2013.


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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children play as a man walks past palm branches in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighbourhood September 16, 2013. The branches are used to cover the roof of the ritual booths known as sukkah, used during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, which begins at sundown on Wednesday.


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A horse bucks as it jumps over smoke from a grenade during a practice session for members of the Dutch cavalry in Scheveningen, Netherlands, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. About 80 mounted soldiers and police were rehearsing on a beach in the coastal resort of Scheveningen, outside The Hague, for ceremonies Tuesday marking the opening of parliament.

Peter Dejong/AP

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Tampa Bay Rays security dive on a fan who disrupted the game and attempted to steal second base during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Texas Rangers Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Chris O'Meara/AP

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The capsized Costa Concordia cruise liner is pictured after the start of the "parbuckling" operation outside Giglio harbour September 16, 2013. Engineering teams began lifting the wrecked liner upright on Monday, the start of one of the most complex and costly maritime salvage operations ever attempted.


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A Free Syrian Army fighter aims his weapon through a hole in a wall as he takes a defensive position in Ashrafieh, Aleppo September 16, 2013.


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An Afghan refugee washes her laundry in a polluted stream in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Pakistan hosts over 1.6 million registered Afghans, the largest and most protracted refugee population in the world, with thousands living without electricity, running water and other basic services, according to the U.N. refugee agency.

Muhammed Muheisen/AP

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