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Tuesday 2 September 2014

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A school boy runs to get drenched in a large wave during high tide at a sea front in Mumbai. Weak rainfall in India since the start June, when the monsoon season began, has raised concerns of a first drought in five years, although weather experts are hopeful rains will revive in the next week. Photo credit: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
A school boy runs to get drenched in a large wave during high tide at a sea front in Mumbai. Weak rainfall in India since the start June, when the monsoon season began, has raised concerns of a first drought in five years, although weather experts are hopeful rains will revive in the next week. Photo credit: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
Black smoke billows following a mortar attack during fighting between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian fighters in Luhansk, Ukraine. The Defense Ministry said on Monday that government troops had retaken several villages around Luhansk, including Metalist, Oleksandrivsk, Bile and Rozkishne, and had reopened a corridor to its civilian airport. Photo credit: AP Photo, Yuri Snegirev, Rossiyiskaya Gazeta
Black smoke billows following a mortar attack during fighting between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian fighters in Luhansk, Ukraine. The Defense Ministry said on Monday that government troops had retaken several villages around Luhansk, including Metalist, Oleksandrivsk, Bile and Rozkishne, and had reopened a corridor to its civilian airport. Photo credit: AP Photo, Yuri Snegirev, Rossiyiskaya Gazeta
A house damaged during recent fighting between Shi'ite Muslim tribesmen, known as Houthis, against army forces is seen in Yemen's northwestern city of Amran. Yemen's president on Sunday demanded the withdrawal of Shi'ite Muslim tribesmen from the provincial city of Amran captured on July 8, in a stand-off that threatens to intensify turmoil in the Arab country. The Shi'ite Houthis, named after the tribe of their leader, said their fight was against rivals loyal to the Islamist Islah party. Photo credit: REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
A house damaged during recent fighting between Shi'ite Muslim tribesmen, known as Houthis, against army forces is seen in Yemen's northwestern city of Amran. Yemen's president on Sunday demanded the withdrawal of Shi'ite Muslim tribesmen from the provincial city of Amran captured on July 8, in a stand-off that threatens to intensify turmoil in the Arab country. The Shi'ite Houthis, named after the tribe of their leader, said their fight was against rivals loyal to the Islamist Islah party. Photo credit: REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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