Schoolchildren wear anti-smoking masks during a rally on World No Tobacco Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIBYANGSHU SARKAR / AFPLink
Hindu women dressed in colorful sarees rest after participating in a procession as part of Ganga Dussehra festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevin Frayer / Associated PressLink
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is on her first trip outside of Myanmar in 24 years, arrives at a national verification center for Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wason Wanichakorn / Associated PressLink
Protesters chant slogans after setting fire to a scooter during a strike spurred by an increase in gasoline prices.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFPLink
Members of the Palestinian security forces arrange Palestinian flags on coffins holding the remains of 91 militants transferred from Israel to the Palestinian Authority. Palestinian officials said all were killed either while carrying out suicide bombings or other attacks on Israeli targets.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Ballas / Associated PressLink
Young men place candles in front of the portraits of Pakistani soldiers who were victims of an avalanche in the Himalayas more than seven weeks ago. Pakistan says 140 people died in the avalanche; only three bodies have been recovered so far.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: A. MAJEED / AFPLink
Rescue personnel and bystanders gather around the wreckage of a passenger train traveling from eastern India to the Himalayan foothills. At least four people were killed in the incident, police said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFPLink
A Hindu devotee takes a dip in the Yamuna River during the Nirjala Ekadashi celebration.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFPLink
New eco-friendly lighting on the Tower Bridge is switched on after a six-month renovation.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIGUEL MEDINA / AFPLink
A scarf vendor waits for customers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AREF KARIMI / AFPLink
This image from NASA-TV shows the SpaceX Dragon capsule just after the capsule was released by the International Space Station's robotic arm.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASALink
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