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    South Korean Buddhists carry lanterns in a parade for cherishing the memory of deceased persons and safe return of passengers aboard the sunken ferry boat Sewol, during the Lotus Lantern Festiva. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A male peacock displays its tail feathers and shakes them to attract the attention of female peacocks at Gut Aiderbichl in Henndorf, Austrian province of Salzburg.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A boy dressed as a Pope yawns as he prepares to join a parade in celebration of the canonisation, or the elevation to sainthood, of Roman Catholic Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, PhilippinesSource: Bullit Marquez
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    A Taiwanese boy wears a slogan reading "Stop the 4th Nuclear Power Plant. Give Power Back to People," during a protest against the construction of Taiwan's fourth nuclear power plant to be completed in Taipei. Taiwan's opposition party has long opposed nuclear power and public caution over nuclear safety has risen following the 2011 nuclear disaster in Japan. Source: Chiang Ying-ying
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    A black swan with a red beak rests on a rainy Monday in Dortmund, Germany.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Udomsak Ratanotayo, left, and Suttinan Boonsomkiat wear storm trooper costumes while donating blood at the Thai Red Cross in Bangkok, Thailand.Source: Sakchai Lalit
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    Yemeni female university students celebrate during their graduation ceremony in Sanaa, Yemen. According to the government, the illiteracy rate in Yemen stands at 70 percent in the countryside, and in the cities up to 38 percent. Traditionally, female Yemenis rarely study past primary school. Lately, however, girls in larger cities like Sanaa are finishing high school, with some going on to third level education. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Exhibition project manager Anne Schaepman arranges World Press Photo prize-winning images at Drexel University in Philadelphia. The 2014 World Press Photo exhibit is scheduled to be on display from May 1 to May 21. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Theresa Long walks into her storm-damaged home in Mayflower, Arkansas, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Long painted a sign reading "Theresa Long is Alive" on the front of the house after a Sunday tornado struck the neighbourhood. A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday morning.(AP Photo/Danny Johnston)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Couples take part in a mass wedding held at the Dama Rose hotel in Damascus, Syria. Twenty Syrian officers and soldiers wearing their military uniforms and brides wearing the national flag on their shoulders will get married during the event that was sponsored by the Founding Body for the Syrian Expatriates Association. Safaa Qara Mohammad, the chairwoman of the association said that the event was organized "to express gratitude for the protectors of the homeland and for their sacrifices and heroic acts". (AP Photo)Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    An Indian tribal woman displays the indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote at a polling station on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India. Millions of people in nine states across India, including the newest state of Telangana, were voting Wednesday in the latest phase of the country's massive general election. Source: Mahesh Kumar A.
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    An Indian laborer'’s legs are covered in mud as he works at a brick- manufacturing unit on the eve of International Labour Day in Chennai, India.Source: ArunSankarK
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    One of Felix Ivan's grasshoppers, made from the coconut palm leaves, is on display Miami's Little Havana. He is trying to sell his home-made art objects to tourists. He does not set a price on the objects, but ask for donations. Ivan was born in Cuba, raised in Spain and then attended the University of Connecticut before moving to Miami. Since he has limited sight, he says make the fish, flowers and grasshoppers from memory, never using any tools.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A worker shout slogans during a May Day rally outside the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia.Source: AP/Press Association Images

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