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Poland
Pallbearers carry the coffin of Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht prior to his funeral ceremony, on August 13, 2019 in Aalter. - Lotto Soudal rider Bjorg Lambrecht died on August 5, 2019 after a fatal crash during the Tour of Poland. (AFP)
Seoul
South Korean protesters hold up signs reading "No Abe's government" during an anti-Japanese rally in central Seoul on August 13, 2019. - South Korea on August 12 put Japan into its own new export category as President Moon Jae-in called Tokyo's latest measures "very serious", intensifying a trade war between the two neighbours and US allies. (AFP)
Lima
General view taken during the closing ceremony of the Lima 2019 Pan-American Games in Lima (AFP)
Hong Kong
Protesters take part in a rally against a controversial extradition bill at Hong Kong's international airport on August 13, 2019. - Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub. (AFP)
Bangalore
An aerial view of waterlogged Jamkhandi Taluk at Belgaum district of Karnataka state situated about 525 kms north of the south Indian city of Bangalore (AFP)
Allahabad
Mourners protect with a plastic sheet a burning body as they perform a cremation during heavy rains on the bank of the Gange river in Allahabad . (AFP)
Mecca
This handout satelite image released by Airbus Defence and Space shows a gereral view of the Saudi holy city of Mecca with the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine in the centre of the picture, during the climax of the annual Hajj pilgrimage this year. (AFP)
Iraqi
A girl rides on a swing in the Iraqi capital Baghdad's eastern suburb of Sadr City, as people celebrate the Muslim religious festival of Eid al-Adha - Known as the "big" festival, Eid Al-Adha is celebrated each year by Muslims sacrificing various animals according to religious traditions, including cows, camels, goats and sheep. The festival marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorates Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP)
Athens
A firefighting helicopter drops water over a fire near Psachna village on the island of Evia, northeast of Athens, on August 13, 2019. (AFP)
Indonesia
Firefighters extinguish a fire in Kampar, Riau province on Indonesia's Sumatra island on August 13, 2019. - Indonesian authorities are deploying thousands of extra personnel to prevent a repeat of the 2015 fires, which were the worst for two decades and choked the region in haze for weeks. (AFP)
Hong Kong
Riot police disperse anti-extradition bill protesters during a mass demonstration after a woman was shot in the eye, at the Hong Kong international airport, in Hong Kong China. (Reuters)
Hong Kong
Police clash with anti-government protesters at the airport in Hong Kong, China . (Reuters)
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