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South Korean soldiers reenact the 1950 battle of the Nakdong River between South Korean forces and invading North Korean soldiers in the town of Chilgok on Sept. 29.

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A forest fire engulfs Mount Merbabu on the Indonesian island of Java, at dawn on Sept. 28.

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Taxi drivers protest outside the Greek Parliament in Athens on Sept. 29 during a 48-hour strike.

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A young boy blows the Shofar horn in celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, in the coastal city of Ashdod, Israel, on Sept. 29.

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An Indian Hindu performs the Tarpan ritual, paying respect to one's ancestors, in Kolkata on Sept. 28.

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Bolivians from the country's Amazon basin march towards La Paz in protest against a road project through a nature preserve in northeastern Bolivia on Sept. 24.

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Residents get soaked while watching waves caused by Typhoon Nesat crash against an oceanside promenade in Hong Kong on Sept. 29.

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People demonstrate in Lille, France, on Sept. 27, during a nationwide day-long strike by teachers to protest against the worsening conditions of the education sector.

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Children salvage housing materials near Manila Bay on Sept. 29, in an area of the Philippine capital that was destroyed by storm surges unleashed by Typhoon Nesat.  

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