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A performer in costume strolls past a couple of police officers at the World Puppet Carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shamil Zhumatov / Reuters

A South Korean special forces paratrooper begins his descent with a salute during rehearsal for Armed Forces Day celebrations Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Reuters

A young girl attends an anti-government protest demanding the ouster of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The slogan on her headband read, "We will win for the blood of our martyrs."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters

A Yemeni soldier who has renounced his allegiance to the government of President Ali Abdullah Saleh salutes through a tear in a huge Yemeni flag during a rally demanding Saleh's ouster.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters

Villagers salvage what belongings they can from their flooded homes in eastern India. Hundreds have been marooned since the Brahmani, Baitarani and Kharaswrota rivers overflowed from their banks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: European Pressphoto Agency

A displaced girl washes cooking pots at a roadside encampment where her family took refuge in Sindh province. Flooding in the province has killed more than 200 people, displaced more than 1.8 million and damaged or destroyed some 665,000 homes, according to the United Nations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

A vendor at a souvenir market displays a traditional Russian nesting doll bearing the faces of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, top, and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Opinion polls indicate that Putin, who said Saturday that he would seek a return to the presidency after nearly four years as prime minister, is much more popular than his potential rivals and all but certain to win next March's presidential election.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexander Demianchuk / Reuters

Models prepare backstage for their turn on the runway at the Giorgio Armani show at Fashion Week in Milan where designers are unveiling their spring/summer 2012 collections.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luca Bruno / Associated Press

Smoke rises from a ferry that collided with a coal barge on the Barito River, starting a deadly fire and scraping a gash into the ferry's side. At least three people were killed and 66 other passengers were treated for injuries at a hospital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Aya Sugianto / European Pressphoto Agency

An Indian rag picker carries a sack full of rubbish collected from the beach as the sun sets on the Arabian Sea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rafiq Maqbool / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | Sept. 26, 2011

Monday’s Pictures in the News begins in Kazakhstan at the World Puppet Carnival, a competitive festival with professional and amateur puppeteers performing plays and street shows.

Anti-government protests continue in Yemen demanding the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh; Indian villagers move their belongings away from flood-affected areas in India; and in Pakistan, floods have killed more than 200 people, damaged or destroyed about 665,000 homes and displaced more than 1.8 million people.

Elsewhere, models get ready backstage at the Giorgio Armani show in Milan, Italy; South Korean special forces soldiers prepare for the upcoming Armed Forces Day; and a passenger ferry collides with a coal barge in Indonesia.

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