An Afghan boy feeds pigeons at the Hazrat-i Ali shrine in Mazar-i Sharif. Afghans started celebrating Eid al-Adha or "Feast of the Sacrifice", which marks the end of the annual hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca and is celebrated in remembrance of Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to God.
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Israeli-Arab youths, from the scouts youth movement, prepare for a parade for the Eid al-Adha festival in the mixed Arab and Jewish neighborhood of Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel.
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A Syrian girl reacts in pain as a wounded child lies next to her at a make-shift hospital following reported government air strikes on the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the capital Damascus.
A new ceasefire brokered by Russia and the United States is due to begin at sundown in Syria. It aims to halt fighting between President Bashar al-Assad's forces and the opposition, but does not apply to jihadists like the Islamic State group.
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A Nepalese woman sits with her dog and watches outside from an artistically crafted wooden window in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Bhaktapur, also known as the city of devotees, is an ancient city popular for its traditional architectural buildings, temples and unique festivals.
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Muslims attend a morning prayer to mark Eid al-Adha in Moscow.
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An employee stands on a wheelchair developed by Israeli company UPnRIDE Robotics, that enables paralysed people with limited function in their arms to stand upright, during a demonstration at their offices in Yoqneam.
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Matthias Voelkl carries 29 beer mugs down a 40-meter path in the Hofbraeuhaus in Munich, Germany. With a target of 27 beer mugs, he has set a new record in beer mug lifting.
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A Nigeria Muslim woman and friends gather for a photo after Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice at the prayer ground in Lagos, Nigeria.
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A man in a balaclava jumps over burning debris during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar, India.