April 24, 2013

Published April 24, 2013


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People rescue garment workers trapped under rubble at the Rana Plaza building after it collapsed, in Savar, 30 km (19 miles) outside Dhaka, Bangladesh. An eight-story block housing garment factories and a shopping center collapsed on the outskirts of the capital, killing nearly 100 people and injuring hundreds.

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Workers clean a sculpture by British artist Jeremy Deller titled "Sacrilege" at the Mobile M+: Inflation! exhibition in Hong Kong. Mobile M+: Inflation! presented six giant inflatable sculptures installed next to M+, Hong Kong’s future museum for visual culture, and will open to the public from April 25 – June 9.

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Members of the Samaritan sect seal an oven after filling it with large sheep on skewers during a traditional Passover sacrifice ceremony on Mount Gerizim, near the West Bank city of Nablus, Apr. 23, 2013.

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Majed Mohammed (R) of Qatar's El-Jaish fights for the ball with Nasser AlShamrani of Saudi Arabia's Al-Shabab during their AFC Champions League soccer match at the Al-Rayyan Stadium in Doha, Qatar.

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Villagers wait with their containers for the government water tanker to arrive at Padan village in the western Indian state of Gujarat, Apr. 23, 2013.

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Pelicans fly along the island shore during sunrise at Hunting Island State Park in Beaufort, South Carolina, USA. (Photo submitted by Hoan Luong to 2013 VOA Photo Contest)

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Participants in bright colored costumes dance in a parade in Cebu City, Philippines, to celebrate the Sinulog, an annual festival commemorating the Filipino people's pagan origin, and their acceptance of Roman Catholicism. The festival is held on the third Sunday of January. (Photo submitted by Froilan G. Rogor Jr. to 2013 VOA Photo Contest)

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