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Prisoners wade through a flooded jail as they evacuate to another lockup at Ayutthaya prison north of Bangkok. At least 224 people have died in flooding in Thailand since mid-July and water has inundated the 400-year-old Chai Wattanaram temple in the ancient city of Ayutthaya, a World Heritage Site, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM / Reuters

Firefighters battle a wildfire in Portugal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAULO CUNHA / LUSA

Palestinian women inspect the site where Israeli bulldozers demolished a Palestinian water well built without a permit on the outskirts of Hebron. Reports state that tensions rose as Palestinian homes were destroyed by Israeli authorities for allegedly not having a building license and because the Israeli-built concrete "separation barrier" will cut through their land in Hebron. Two other homes were destroyed for the same reason in Beit Ola in Hebron.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABED AL HASHLAMOUN / EPA

A Libyan rebel fires a weapon mounted on his vehicle during battles with pro-Moammar Kadafi fighters. According to media sources, street-to-street fighting raged Thursday between Libyan rebels and loyalists of fugitive leader Kadafi in Surt as the battle entered its final stages. Rebel forces are saying they now control more than half of the city but were still fighting to reach the center of Kadafi's birthplace.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED MESSARA / EPA

A North Korean boy works in the field of a collective farm in an area damaged by summer floods and typhoons in this photo taken during a government-controlled tour. Isolated North Korea has appealed for food aid following the disasters and years of mismanagement. In South Hwanghae province, which traditionally produces about a third of the country's total cereal supply, officials say a savage winter wiped out 65% of the barley, wheat and potato crops.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAMIR SAGOLJ / Reuters

An Indian devotee holding a pot of holy smoke dances before an idol of Hindu goddess Durga being brought for immersion in the Brahmaputra River. The immersion of idols marked the end of the five-day Durga Puja festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / Associated Press

Pictures of bomb victims sit outside the U.S. Interests Section before a ceremony honoring those who died on Oct. 6, 1976, when a Cubana Airlines plane flying from Barbados to Havana exploded in midair. The event also honored people who the Cuban government says were killed in attacks against the nation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Javier Galeano / Associated Press

Advanced Light Helicopters of the Indian air force's Sarang aerobatics team perform during the full dress rehearsal for the Air Force Day parade at Air Force Station Hindon in Ghaziabad town on the outskirts of New Delhi. The Indian air force will celebrate its 79th anniversary Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH SINGH / AFP

Competitors flex their muscles during a women's category of the Asian World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Apichart Weerawong / Associated Press

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