In this image captured using a zoom lens, Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar as part of the hajj pilgrimage.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hassan Ammar / Associated PressLink
A ram makes a break for it as residents wash their sacrificial sheep in the Atlantic Ocean in preparation for the Eid al-Adha feast.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rebecca Blackwell / Associated PressLink
A man places a goat into the trunk of a cab at a marketplace on the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bikas Das / Associated PressLink
Relatives carry a wounded victim of a suicide bomb attack.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
Soldiers stand guard outside a mosque as worshippers arrive for Eid al-Adha prayers.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jalil Rezayee / EPALink
Pilgrims placed crosses with the names of friends and family next to a chapel to commemorate them.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Filipino Catholics welcome the statue of St. Pedro Calungsod at Immaculate Conception Cathedral.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Noel Celis / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A satellite image shows Hurricane Sandy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOAA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
An Armenian soldier of the self-proclaimed republic of Nagorno-Karabagh looks trough a vision slit of his dugout at the frontline on the border with Azerbaijan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Karen Minasyan / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Berlin Dungeon actors in horror costumes perform during a promotional event at the Brandenburg Gate.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Marc Tirl / EPALink
Snow and frost crust branches in the season's first snow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matthias Strauss / EPALink
A rope-access worker ascends past the 69th floor of the Shard skyscraper.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty ImagesLink
A model poses before the Bodyspectra body painting event in Cape Town. Proceeds go to the Amy Biehl Foundation, which helps children from disadvantaged backgrounds through the arts.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nic Bothma / EPALink
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