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A body-painted Kenyan man cheers as he listens to a speech by Prime Minister Raila Odinga at Uhuru park in central Nairobi.


Palestinian women are pictured through a hole in a tarpaulin as they wait to cross toward Jerusalem through Israel's Qalandiya checkpoint, outside the West Bank city of Ramallah.


A man sits amid the remnants of his home in the aftermath of a fire that gutted a sprawling shantytown at the bay of Navotas, Manila. About 200 homes were damaged, leaving around 300 families homeless, local radio reported.


Models prepare backstage ahead of a catwalk show as part of Rosemount Sydney Fashion Festival 2010.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lisa Maree Williams / Getty Images

Laborers hold their colleague as he installs underground electric cables on a roadside in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Parivartan Sharma / Reuters

A Palestinian Muslim worshipper walks in an alley of Jerusalem's Old City on her way to pray at the Al Aqsa Mosque on the third Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bernat Armangue / Associated Press

Houses are left unstable by landslides and floods near Turkey's Black Sea coast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Zafer Sel / Associated Press

Kashmiri protesters take part in an anti-India protest organized by the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front.


Russian cheerleaders rehearse one day before the opening of the basketball world championships.


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