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A Hiroshima resident lights a candle for her granddaughter's paper lantern before a procession to honor victims of the atomic bombing 70 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

A paddleboarder and trusty companion travel along Shuswap Lake in Sicamous, Canada.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jason Franson / The Canadian Press

Gamers turn out for Gamescom 2015, the world's largest digital gaming trade fair, in Cologne, Germany.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sascha Schuermann / Getty Images

Manufacturer Staedtler set a world record for the longest colored pencil, at 459.97 meters (about 1,509 feet), in Nuremberg, Germany,

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL KARMANN / EPA

An image made available by the European Southern Observatory shows an extraordinary bubble glowing in space. It is a familiar astronomical object: a planetary nebula, the remnants of a dying star.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPA

Visitors tour the depths of the Vincennes quarry located on the outskirts of Paris. The Vincennes quarry, active from the Middle Ages until 1860, provided the stone and limestone used for the construction and remodeling of the city of Paris as we know it today.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IAN LANGSDON / EPA

Michal Navratil of the Czech Republic competes during the men's 27-meter high dive final at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Denis Tyrin / Associated Press

Two passenger trains were hit by flash floods on a bridge outside the town of Harda, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / AFP/Getty Images

Migrants wait to receive food distributed by Macedonian volunteers at a train station in Gevgelija, Macedonia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP/Getty Images

A mourner touches the grave of Vatan Budak, a victim of a suicide bomb attack, during Budak's funeral in Istanbul, Turkey.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: OZAN KOSE / AFP/Getty Images

Kashmiri teachers in Srinagar, India, protest government plans to conduct screening tests to prove their job eligibility.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAROOQ KHAN / EPA

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Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in Japan, where an elderly Hiroshima resident prepares for a lantern procession in front of the Atomic Bomb Dome at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Peace Park on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of city.

Cologne, Germany: People play video games at the Gamescom 2015, the world’s largest digital gaming trade fair.

Space: A view from the European Southern Observatory of a planetary nebula, the remnants of a dying star.

Harda, India: Two passenger trains derailed after they were caught in flash flooding outside Harda.

Gevgelija, Macedonia: Migrants wait to receive food distributed by Macedonian volunteers at a train station on the Macedonian-Greek border.

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