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A Muslim girl looks up while some boys sit on a wall, inside the premises of a mosque, as they wait for Iftar (breaking fast) meal during the holy month of Ramadan in the southern Indian city of Chennai.


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A Bangladeshi student makes a formation, using toy soldiers, representing the star of David during a demonstration by students of Dhaka University against Israeli attack on Gaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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AFP photographer Jaafar Ishtayeh looks at his burning car after it was hit by tear gas canisters fired by Israeli soldiers, during a protest by Palestinians against Israeli air strikes in Gaza strip, at Hawara checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus. Ishtayeh, a Palestinian, was at the scene to provide coverage of the protest.


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An Israeli looks through the window of a van carrying the body of Dror Khenin before his funeral in Yehud, east of Tel Aviv, after Khenin was killed on Tuesday when a short-range rocket landed near the border with Gaza. Israeli shelling killed four boys on a Gaza beach on Wednesday, a local health official said, and Palestinian militants fired a further 70 rockets into Israel after a failed Egyptian attempt to halt more than a week of warfare.


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A mallard duck taking flight after feeding in a pond at Water Works Park in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Voodoo pilgrims bathe in a waterfall believed to have purifying powers during the annual celebration in Saut d' Eau, Haiti. An annual pilgrimage is made in honor of Haiti's most celebrated patron saint, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, who is supposed to have appeared on a palm tree in 1847 in the Palm Grove in Saut d'Eau and was integrated into Haiti's voodoo culture as the goddess of love.

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Dan Mumford searches for treasures including jewellery using a metal detector as the sun rises at Jericho Beach in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Parkour enthusiast Luke Webb practices a flip along the Thames in central London.


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Tracey Wilson, 11, is photographed in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. Independent Catholic schools in Vancouver have quietly approved a policy to accommodate transgendered students after settling a human rights complaint by 11-year-old Tracey Wilson after she was diagnosed with gender dysphoria, but could not be accommodated in her request to be treated as a girl.

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The pack of riders cycles on its way during the 187.5-km 11th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Besancon and Oyonnax.


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Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the best sprinters green jersey, sports a special design on his helmet prior to the start of the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 187.5 kilometers (116.5 miles) with start in Besancon and finish in Oyonnax, France,.

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People practice yoga on the west lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa .


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