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A woman walks amid autumn leaves at a Moscow park.


The background is a blur in this image from a camera tracking the Polish team in the men's 3km team pursuit qualifying race at the European Track Cycling Championships in Panevezys, Lithuania.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mindaugas Kulbis / Associated Press

Women known as sahumeadoras burn incense in a procession in Lima, Peru, during the annual festival honoring the Lord of Miracles, a venerated painting of Christ on the cross painted in a Lima church in the 17th century.


A man carries an injured boy from the scene of an explosion in the mostly Christian neighborhood of Achrafiyeh, in Beirut. A car bomb ripped through the neighborhood, shearing balconies off residential buildings and sending bloodied victims pouring out into the streets in the most serious blast this city has seen in years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hussein Malla / Associated Press

Afghan national police line up for the official flag-lowering ceremony at the end of the day at their base in Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's Helmand province. In eastern Afghanistan earlier this week, a suicide car bomb exploded near the gate of a U.S.-Afghan combat outpost, wounding at least 10 Afghan soldiers.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated Press

Firefighters approach the tower flames that erupted after a gas pipeline exploded in Zapotlanejo, Mexico, near Guadalajara. The explosion injured two people and forced the evacuation of 600 residents, according to local authorities.


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