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Today in Pictures: Sept. 22

See the best photos from Thursday.


A Syrian man sits inside his tents at Ritsona refugee camp north of Athens, which hosts about 600 refugees and migrants on Sept. 22, 2016. Most of the roughly 60,000 refugees and other migrants stranded in Greece are living in "appalling conditions" and face "immense and avoidable suffering," rights group Amnesty International said in a report Thursday, slamming Europe's response to the refugee crisis.

Petros Giannakouris / AP
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Staffers of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent assist families of gunmen as they leave from Al-Waer, the last rebel-held neighborhood of Homs, Syria, on Thursday. Syrian state TV said buses have evacuated 261 residents from Al-Waer including 103 gunmen and 158 women, children, and older men. They are part of an agreement between rebels and the authorities to lift a government blockade on the neighborhood that has been enforced since November 2013. They were transferred to the northern Homs countryside, and will be bussed to rebel-held Idlib on Saturday. An estimated 75,000 residents are still in the neighborhood, with dwindling supplies of food and medicine.

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Egyptian policemen and medics stand over a body of a migrant along the shore in the Egyptian port city of Rosetta on Thursday, during a search operation after a boat carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean. The boat carrying up to 450 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean off Egypt's north coast, drowning 42 people and prompting a search operation that rescued 163 passengers, officials said.

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An elderly man stands among the rubble of the Alsonidar Group's water pump and pipe factory after it was hit by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, on Thursday. The Saudi-led coalition has been carrying out airstrikes against Yemen's Houthi rebels and their allies since March 2015.

Hani Mohammed / AP
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A woman sits at the bank of river Ravi as the sunsets in Lahore, Pakistan on Thursday.

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Students of the Pyongyang International Football School take part in an under-14 training session, in Pyongyang on Thursday. The school, which opened in 2013, has 200 students and accepts 12 new entrants per year.

ED JONES / AFP - Getty Images
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Palestinian school girls smile to the camera as they come back home in their school bus on Thursday in Gaza City.

MOHAMMED ABED / AFP - Getty Images
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President Barack Obama shares a laugh with actress and singer, Audra McDonald before presenting her with the 2015 National Medal of Arts during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Thursday.

Susan Walsh / AP
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A deer calls out at Richmond Park in London on Thursday. Today marks the first day of autumn, also known as the autumn equinox, where night and day are equal.

Jack Taylor / Getty Images
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