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South Korean Special Army soldiers perform martial arts during a ceremony to mark the 64th Korea Armed Forces Day at the military headquarters in Gyeryong, South Korea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUNG YEON-JE / AFP

South Korean honor guard soldiers perform during a rehearsal for the 64th anniversary of Armed Forces Day at the Gyeryong military headquarters in Gyeryong, South Korea.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press

Chinese visitors walk among statues of Chinese leaders and soldiers at a memorial for the 1931-45 war against Japan at the Jianchuan Museum in Chengdu.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP

British police officers stand for a minute of silence during a vigil near the scene in Mottram, England, where colleagues Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes were killed while on duty last week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL ELLIS / AFP

A Japan coast guard vessel, right, sprays water at Taiwanese fishing boats, while a Taiwanese coast guard ship, left, also sprays water in the East China Sea near Senkaku islands, as they are known in Japanese, or Diaoyu Islands, in Chinese.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOMIURI SHIMBUN / AFP

A surfer rides in the barrel of a wave in the Atlantic Ocean off Noordhoek beach in Cape Town, South Africa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPA

Traditionally dressed Bavarian men raise their steins and enjoy a sunny day during the Bavarian Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthias Schrader / Associated Press

Volunteers take part in a flash mob to mark the 500 days before the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIKHAIL MORDASOV / AFP

Two Afghan children watch U.S. military soldiers from the 3rd platoon, C-company, 1-23 infantry on patrol in Genrandai village at Panjwai district, Kandahar, Afghanistan.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TONY KARUMBA / AFP

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In Tuesday’s Pictures in the News: South Korean Special Army soldiers demonstrate martial arts during a ceremony to mark the 64th Korea Armed Forces Day, Chinese visitors walk among statues of Chinese leaders and soldiers at a memorial for the 1931-45 war with Japan, traditionally dressed Bavarian men raise their steins and enjoy a sunny day of the famous Bavarian “Oktoberfest” beer festival in Munich, Germany, and volunteers take part in a  flash mob to mark the 500 days before the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi. And there’s more.

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