A Nepalese Hindu woman walks past pigeons after offering prayers at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Katmandu, Nepal. During the festival, Nepalese Hindu women observe a day-long fast and pray for their husbands and for a happy married life. Those who are unmarried pray for a good husband.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Niranjan Shrestha / Associated PressLink
Models wear designs from the spring/summer 2013 Meadham Kirchoff collection during London Fashion Week.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joel Ryan / Associated PressLink
Britain's Prince William, obscured, and his wife, Catherine, center, the Duchess of Cambridge, depart from Marapa Island on their way to Tavanipupu on a traditional war canoe on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RICK RYCROFT / AFPLink
A Chinese man shouts anti-Japan slogans with Chinese national flags near portraits of the late Communist leader Mao Tse-tung in front of the Japanese Embassy in Beijing. The 81st anniversary of a Japanese invasion brought a fresh wave of anti-Japan demonstrations in China, with thousands of protesters venting anger over the colonial past and a current dispute involving contested islands in the East China Sea.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated PressLink
A French soldier investigates the scene of a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan. A suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a mini-bus carrying foreign aviation workers to the airport in the Afghan capital early Tuesday, killing at least nine people in an attack a militant group said was revenge for an anti-Islam film that ridicules the prophet Muhammad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahmad Jamshid / Associated PressLink
A Kashmiri Muslim protester jumps over a burning tire set up as a road block during a protest as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's prophet Muhammad.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated PressLink
Syrian rebels help a wounded comrade who survived a Syrian army strike outside a hospital in the northern city of Aleppo. Syrian troops shelled several districts in Aleppo and clashed with rebels, as Damascus ally Iran proposed a simultaneous halt to the violence and a peaceful solution to the conflict.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCO LONGARI / AFPLink
A Myanmar Buddhist monk is pictured through a hole in a wall at a monastery where people gathered in the first ever rally to mark the "Saffron Revolution" in Yangon. More than 100 people, among them dozens of monks, gathered at a Yangon monastery to mark the revolution, which was brutally crushed by Myanmar's junta five years ago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YE AUNG THU / AFPLink
A man walks through the Hacker Pschorr beer tent during preparations for the 179th Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany. The world's largest beer festival will be held from Saturday to Oct. 7 and will be attended by millions of visitors.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthias Schrader / Associated PressLink
A Bangladeshi child laborer carries empty bottles at a plastic bottle recycling center in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: A.M. Ahad / Associated PressLink
Kashmiri boatmen row their shikara, or small boat, during sunset at the Dal lake in Srinagar, India. Kashmir is a green, saucer-shaped valley full of fruit orchards and surrounded by snowy mountain ranges.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dar Yasin / Associated PressLink
Linda Melanie Villumsen of New Zealand competes during the women's Elite Time Trial at the UCI Road World Championships.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK FIFE / AFPLink
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