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Kashmiri Muslim women salvage their belongings under the debris of a house after a gun battle on the outskirts of the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. Residents in a village in Indian Kashmir accused Indian troops of stealing valuables from their houses a day after the army said the troops killed three suspected rebels in a nine-hour fight.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

The Tatra Mountains on a sunny day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Grzegorz Momot / EPA

Fishermen use slingshots to feed fish during an international fishing contest at Minskoye Lake near the village of Zaslavl outside Minsk.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIKTOR DRACHEV / AFP / Getty Images

Leaves from a Japanese maple in autumn at the National Arboretum in western England.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EDDIE KEOGH / Reuters

The reflection of a woman can be seen in the artwork "Imaginary Space" by the Estonian artists Eeca Kaesper and Tiina Sarapu at the Gardens of Glass.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARMIN WEIGEL / EPA

A Palestinian-owned house is seen shrouded in the morning mist near the West Bank town of Nablus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAZ RATNER / Reuters

Members of the Samaritan sect take part in their traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of the Tabernacles, or Sukkot, near the West Bank town of Nablus.The Samaritans, who trace their roots to the biblical Kingdom of Israel in what is now the northern occupied West Bank, observe religious practices similar to those of Judaism.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BAZ RATNER / Reuters

A surfer gets in some early practice runs for the upcoming UK Pro Surf Tour event. The Pro Surf Tour raises the profile of some of Britain's most impressive surfing locations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Owen Humphreys / Associated Press

Pakistani volunteers collect prayer caps and shattered glass in a mosque after a bomb explosion on the outskirts of the city. The attack killed two people and wounded 11 others as worshipers filed out after the main Friday Muslim prayers, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: A. MAJEED / AFP / Getty Images

A jockey sprints his buffalo to the finish line during the buffalo race festival in southeastern Thailand. The annual festival, in its 139th year, was held to celebrate the end of the growing season when farmers and their buffaloes were free from duty in the rice fields.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Apichart Weerawong / Associated Press

A train has to stop at a portion of the North-South railway that was destroyed by recent floods in the central province of Ha Tinh. The floods, which killed at least 74 people, also destroyed many infrastructure facilities in central Vietnam.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HOANG DINH NAM / AFP / Getty Images

The International Space Station orbiting the Earth is seen with the moon in the background.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BELA VINGLER / EPA

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