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Thursday 2 October 2014

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An Indian army soldier performs a stunt on his motorcycle during India's Independence Day celebrations in the southern Indian city of Bangalore (REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa)
An Indian army soldier performs a stunt on his motorcycle during India's Independence Day celebrations in the southern Indian city of Bangalore (REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa)
A woman, who lost her father in World War Two, holds a dove before releasing it as she prays for the war dead at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, on the 69th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two. Japanese cabinet ministers paid their respects at the Tokyo shrine seen as a symbol of past militarism on Friday and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also sent an offering, moves likely to anger Asian neighbours and put at risk attempts to improve regional ties (REUTERS/Toru Hanai)
A woman, who lost her father in World War Two, holds a dove before releasing it as she prays for the war dead at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, on the 69th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two. Japanese cabinet ministers paid their respects at the Tokyo shrine seen as a symbol of past militarism on Friday and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also sent an offering, moves likely to anger Asian neighbours and put at risk attempts to improve regional ties (REUTERS/Toru Hanai)
A man takes pictures as visitors run away from a wave caused by a tidal bore which surged past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province (REUTERS/Stringer)
A man takes pictures as visitors run away from a wave caused by a tidal bore which surged past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province (REUTERS/Stringer)
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