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  • Muslim pilgrims perform prayers around Namirah mosque on the plains of Arafat during the annual haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca, Oct. 3, 2014.
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  • A male red deer, with antlers covered in bracken, walks through undergrowth in Richmond Park in London, Oct. 3, 2014. Over 600 red and fallow deer roam in the largest of London's Royal Parks, and have their numbers managed in an annual cull each November and February.
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  • People sit between two compartments of an overcrowded train in an attempt to travel to their villages ahead of the Eid Al-Adha celebrations, at the Airport Railway Station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 3, 2014. Millions of people travel back to their villages to celebrate the major festival.
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  • A lightning bolt strikes as a Syrian refugee family sits in front of their tents in Suruc, Turkey, Oct. 2, 2014. The fighting in the besieged Syrian border town of Kobane has pushed more than 160,000 Syrian refugees, mostly Kurds, into Turkey, raising the overall number of Syrian refugees in the country to about 1.5 million.
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  • Miguel Pupo of Brazil surfs during round 3 of the Quiksilver Pro France, Oct. 2, 2014, in Hossegor, France.
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  • Malaysians walk barefoot over burning coals on the final day of the Nine Emperor Gods festival at a temple in Ampang, Malaysia, Oct. 2, 2014. The men have abstained from meat for the past nine days in order to purify their bodies in preparation for this ritual.
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  • A fisherman casts his fishing net into the waters of Vembanad Lake on the outskirts of Kochi, India, Oct. 1, 2014.
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  • People hold candles and umbrellas during a demonstration in support of the pro-democracy protestors of Hong Kong, in Boston, Oct. 1, 2014.
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  • Assymova Aliya of Kazakhstan competes in the Gymnastics Rhythmic Individual All-Around final during day thirteen of the 2014 Asian Games at at Namdong Gymnasiumon, Oct. 2, 2014, in Incheon, South Korea.
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  • Two days after a man in Texas was diagnosed with Ebola, Dr. Gil Mobley, a Missouri doctor, walks to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to check in and board a plane dressed in full protection gear, Oct. 2, 2014, in Atlanta. He was protesting what he called mismanagement of the crisis by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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  • Demonstrators hold Cuban national flags as they participate in a march against terrorism, demanding justice for victims in Havana, Sept. 30, 2014. Thousands took to the streets protesting against terrorism and in solidarity of Cuban intelligence officers imprisoned in the U.S.
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  • South Korean army soldiers demonstrate their martial arts skills during the 66th anniversary of Armed Forces Day at the Gyeryong military headquarters in Gyeryong, South Korea, Oct. 1, 2014.
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  • Photographers work during the Karl Lagerfeld Spring/Summer 2015 women's ready-to-wear collection show for Chanel during Paris Fashion Week, Sept. 30, 2014, in Paris.
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  • Syrian Kurdish refugees sit next to their belongings in a field where they spent the night near Mursitpinar border crossing in Suruc, Turkey, Sept. 30, 2014.
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  • A young Roma man stands next to a burning barricade during a protest in Athens, Greece, Sept. 30, 2014. The Greek Roma community are protesting authorities' plans to demolish their illegal settlement and move them to a remote spot in the countryside by blocking a main northern avenue using rubbish bins that they then set on fire.
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  • A boy stands behind the gate to a home for asylum seekers in Burbach, Germany, Sept. 29, 2014. German police officials confirmed reports by media that asylum seekers had been abused by personnel of a previous private security firm employed at the facility.
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  • Japan's Minami Itahashi, right, and Fuka Tatsumi compete during the women's synchronized 10m platform diving final at the 17th Annual Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2014.
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  • Palestinian students play in a wall near their home in Al-Shaejaeiya neighborhood in Gaza City, Sept. 29, 2014. Indirect Israeli Palestinian negotiations on a long-term Gaza truce started in Cairo.
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  • Ultra Orthodox rabbis attend a prayer rally and memorial that marks the one year anniversary since the death of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the spiritual leader of the Shas party and the Sephardic Jewish community, in the Jerusalem Payis Arena Stadium in Jerusalem, Sept. 28, 2014.
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  • Turkish soldiers stand guard near the Mursitpinar village border crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border, Sept. 28, 2014, in Suruc, Turkey.
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  • A pro-democracy student protester covers his face in plastic wrap to guard against pepper spray in a standoff with police, Sept. 29, 2014, in Hong Kong. Protesters expanded their rallies throughout Hong Kong, defying calls to disperse in a major pushback against Beijing's decision to limit democratic reforms in the Asian financial hub.
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  • A group of seven planes from the Polish Air Force team perform a formation flight during the 3rd Annual Athens Flying Week 2014 at Tatoi airport. Athens, Greece, Sept. 28, 2014.
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  • Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) soldiers and firefighters conduct rescue operations at mountain lodges covered with volcanic ash as smoke rises near the peak of Mt. Ontake, Sept. 28, 2014, in Japan. More than 30 people are feared dead near the peak of the volcano that erupted, sending a huge cloud of ash and rock tumbling down its slopes packed with hikers.
  • Vegetarian festival devotees parade through the streets as firecrackers go off, Sept. 29, 2014 in Phuket, Thailand. Participants in the festival perform acts of body piercing as a means of shifting evil spirits from individuals onto themselves and bring the community good luck.
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