October 16, 2013

Published October 16, 2013

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A house and an electric pole smashed by large rocks from a collapsed slope caused by heavy rain in Kamakura, suburban Tokyo. At least 17 people died as Typhoon Wipha, the "strongest in 10 years", passed close to Tokyo, causing landslides that swallowed houses.

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A detail of Willem Boshoff's "Flag" is seen at the Johannesburg-based Goodman Gallery's stand at the Frieze Art Fair in central London.

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Wild Geese look for a place to land on a crowded farm field in Xanten, Germany. The wild geese flew over from Siberia to stay over winter time in the lower Rhine area with it's warmer continental climate.

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A person takes a picture as he walks through a public garden in Berlin, Germany.

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A resident looks out from a window of his family's home, which fell into a river in Buenavista, Bohol a day after an earthquake hit central Philippines. The death toll from the earthquake rose to 107, as rescuers dug through the rubble of a church and a hospital in search of more victims.

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New recruits of the Chinese People's Liberation Army take part in training to adjust their standing postures in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

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An aerial view shows rescue workers searching among collapsed houses following a landslide caused by Typhoon Wipha on Izu Oshima island, south of Tokyo, in this photo taken by Kyodo.

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Wildlife Victoria volunteer rescuers Ella Roundtree and Geoffrey Fuller with a captured eastern grey male kangaroo after Australian police had to lock down part of Melbourne airport when the kangaroo bounced into the terminal and surprised passengers shopping in a pharmacy.

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Acrobats perform at the end of Pope Francis general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican.

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Finnish President Sauli Niinistoe (2nd L) and his wife Jenni Haukio (L) look at two men blowing into Swiss horns during a visit to a pedagogic farm in Seegraben, Switzerland.

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A burst of fireworks go off near members of the so-called Black Bloc anarchist group during clashes with police after a march of striking teachers took place to mark National Teachers Day, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct. 15, 2013.

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An object, which is a piece of a meteorite according to local authorities and scientists, is on display on the bank of the Chebarkul Lake, after it was lifted from the bottom of the lake, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of Chelyabinsk, Russia.

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Palestinians enjoy a ride at an amusement park on the second day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha in the West Bank town of Tulkarm.

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A model presents a creation of Chinese designer Guo Pei in "The Arabian 1002th Night" show during Fashion Week in Singapore.

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