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A balloon flies past Pope Francis during his general audience in St Peter's Square at the VaticanAFP
A sky lantern flies past a statue of Buddha during celebrations for Vesak (Buddha's birthday) at Borobudur temple in Magelang, Java, IndonesiaGetty
Buddhists walk around a temple to celebrate Vesak in Mojokerto, IndonesiaGetty
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The rising moon is turned orange by smoke from wildfires as an emergency vehicle travels along a burned-out hillside near San Marcos, CaliforniaReuters
A couple dance in front of the Eiffel Tower in the early morningAFP
A woman walks through a display of portraits which were made as part of the Inside Out art project by French artist JR in ShanghaiReuters
Farmers lie on the ground with sticks as they pray for rain during the Manda Festival at a temple on the outskirts of Ranchi, IndiaAFP
LeBron James of the Miami Heat acknowledges the crowd's adulation after the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets in Miami, FloridaGetty
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the Korean People's Army and Air Force Unit 447Reuters
The Queen studies the programme at the Royal Windsor Horse ShowGetty
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An illegal structure is demolished in the West Bank Jewish settler outpost of Maale Rehavam, near BethlehemReuters
A missile is fired by Free Syrian Army fighters towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the eastern Hama countrysideReuters
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Emergency workers help rescue a boy stuck under the rubble following a bombing on the northern Syrian city of AleppoAFP
A miner is carried out after searching for co-workers after an explosion and fire in a coal mine in TurkeyAFP
A woman shouts during a vigil in Abuja calling for the release of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in the remote village of ChibokReuters
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An anti-government protester jokes with a military officer during a rally at an Air Force base in BangkokReuters
Anti-government protesters cast shadows around the bloody footprint of a wounded person at the site of an attack at the Democracy Monument in Bangkok. Unidentified gunmen attacked anti-government protesters in Bangkok, killing two peopleReuters
National guards take aim at anti-government protesters during a demonstration against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in CaracasReuters