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Pecking order Migratory birds wait for food on a smoggy morning on the banks of the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India

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Fired earth Wildfires have laid waste to 141,000 acres in southern California in five days and forced thousands of people from their homes

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Day of rage Palestinians take a wounded colleague from clashes with Israeli forces during protests against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

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Big wheel Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s leader, enjoys a visit to the Amnokgang Tyre Factory in Chagang province, near the border with China

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Hellfire and brimstone Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra reminds the world that it remains active

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Era ends Houthi rebels celebrate outside the Sana’a residence of Ali Abdullah Saleh after hearing that Yemen’s former president had been assassinated

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Surface tension Paddle boarders compete in the eighth edition of the Nautic SUP Paris Crossing on the river Seine in Paris

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Turban parade Himachal Pradesh police celebrate the appointment 68 years ago of their first chief in the north Indian hill town of Shimla

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Brief encounter Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian leader who is at odds with Ukraine’s president, is arrested shortly before his supporters forced his release from a police van in Kiev

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Dog’s life Bobo, a British bulldog, takes a shower at the Wagington luxury pet hotel in Singapore

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Political fix Martin Schulz, leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, waits while his tie is straightened by Andrea Nahles, a colleague, during a party congress in Berlin

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Gold standard Nuria Soto Marques of Spain in celebratory mood after winning the women’s 100 metres backstroke final at the World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico City

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In the frame A funeral procession for Yawar Bashir, a suspected militant killed in a gun battle with Indian forces, passes villagers in the Kashmiri district of Kulgam

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