sumo babies
Babies held by amateur sumo wrestlers cry during the "baby-cry sumo" event at the Irugi shrine in Tokyo. Some Japanese parents believe that sumo wrestlers can make babies cry out a wish to grow up in good healthAFP
thai prostitution
A woman is apprehended by police in the red light district in Pattaya, Thailand. Pattaya is tackling sex tourism and crime as the city attempts to clean up its imageGetty
thai prostitution
A Thai ladyboy voices her disapproval after being detained during a clamp-down on sex tourism and prostitution in PattayaGetty
ed balls football
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls collides with and injures Rob Merrick of the Lobby Journalists team during a football match between Labour Party MP's and journalists in ManchesterAFP
ed balls football
Rob Merrick of the Lobby Journalists leaves the pitch after being injured by shadow chancellor Ed BallsAFP
synchronised swimming
A member of Japan's synchronised swimming team performs in the team free routine final during the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South KoreaAFP
lewis hamilton champagne
Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton sprays champagne over second-placed Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel after winning the Singapore Grand PrixReuters
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Lewis Hamilton smiles during the podium ceremony after winning the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay street circuitReuters
sphynx cat
Omar, a Canadian Sphynx cat, is carried in his owner's jacket during the Feline Film Festival at the Memorial Coliseum in Los AngelesAFP
oktoberfest merrygoround
Visitors ride a merry-go-round during the opening day of the 181st Oktoberfest in MunichReuters
Fireworks explode over Republic Square in Almaty, capital of Kazakhstan, during City Day celebrationsReuters
syria kurds
A Syrian Kurdish refugee waits after crossing the Turkish border near the town of Suruc. Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have flooded into Turkey, fleeing an onslaught by the jihadist Islamic State groupAFP
syria kurds
Kurdish protesters throw stones at Turkish soldiers during clashes near the Syrian border after authorities temporarily closed the borderAFP
ukraine pow
A pro-Russian rebel prisoner-of-war stands on a road after an exchange of POWs, north of Donetsk, eastern UkraineReuters
climate change march posters
Protest signs are carried during the "People's Climate March" down 6th Avenue in Manhattan, New YorkReuters