October 14, 2013

Published October 14, 2013


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Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik works on a sculpture about Cyclone Phailin that hit Puri in the eastern Indian state of Odisha.

2

Schoolgirls wave Vietnamese and Chinese flags before a welcoming ceremony for Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi. Li is in Hanoi on a three-day visit to Vietnam from October 13 to 15.

3

Goats are painted to attract customers while being displayed for sale by a Pakistani merchant for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice," on the outskirts of Islamabad.

4

An Afghan refugee child sits on roadside in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

5

A man poses during the gay pride parade at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct. 13, 2013.

6

Tourists pose for photographs in front of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor in New York, Oct. 13, 2013. The Statue of Liberty reopened to the public after the state of New York agreed to shoulder the costs of running the site during the partial federal government shutdown.

7

Muslim piligrims wait to perform morning prayer in Mecca's Grand Mosque. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims poured into the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj pilgrimage, Oct. 13, 2013.

8

An Afghan boy waits for customers at a livestock market set up for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "feast of sacrifice," on the road side of Kabul, Oct. 13, 2013.

9

Bystanders point to tourists fallen into water after a newly-built bridge collapsed due to excessive weight capacity at Lushan Mountain, Jiangxi province, China, Oct. 13, 2013.

10

A visitor stands in a doorway of an abandoned house painted with a portrait of Russian actor Alexander Kaidanovsky by French artist The Mouarf, in the centre of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.

11

Hindu women apply 'Sindur', or vermillion powder, on the face of a woman on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh.

12

Walkers view the autumn colours along The Great Walk in Windsor Park, with Queen Elizabeth's residence, Windsor Castle, seen behind in Windsor, southern England.

13

Indian fishermen look at boats destroyed by cyclone Phailin at the Gopalpur Port.

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Riders reach the crest of a dune during the opening lap of the main race of the 2013 RHL Weston beach race in Weston-Super-Mare, southwest England, Oct. 13, 2013.

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