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Shiites mark Ashura; Russian soldiers prepare for a parade; and a debutante ball in London.

NEW DELHI, INDIA - NOVEMBER 6: A child taking dip in water with his father at the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara on the occasion of birth anniversary of Guru Nanak dev Ji on November 6, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Guru Nanak Devji was the founder of Sikhism and the first of the Sikh Gurus. (Photo by Gurinder Osan/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

A child takes a dip with his father at the Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, a Sikh house of worship, in New Delhi, India, Nov. 6.

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Russian soldiers rehearse for a march dedicated to the 73rd anniversary of a major 1941 military parade in Moscow, Nov. 1.

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A mural shows a kiss between former Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev and former East German leader Erich Honecker at an original section of the Berlin Wall, Nov. 7.

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Pakistani Shiites flagellate themselves during a mourning procession on Ashura, Nov. 4.

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Workers fill jars with rice wine in Shaoxing, China, Nov. 6.

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Shiite girls at a ceremony marking Ashura, in Sanabis, Bahrain, Nov. 4.

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Sheep are herded past Madrid’s Plaza Cibeles during an annual livestock migration festival, Nov. 2.

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Indian Sikh pilgrims wave from a train bound for Pakistan at the Attari International Railway Station, about 20 miles from Amritsar, Nov. 4.

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Debutantes make their first performance before an audience in Old Billingsgate Hall, London, Nov. 2.

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Hindu widows gather at a rest house Bhubaneswar, India, ahead of the festival of Kartik Purnima, Nov. 2.

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Men lead a cow past the site of landslide in Koslanda, Sri Lanka, Oct. 31.

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Protesters and police clash in Nantes, France, Nov. 1. Demonstrators gathered to protest police violence following the death of an environmental activist during an earlier confrontation with police.

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Shiite women prepare food for participants in a ceremony marking Ashura in al-Malikiyah, Bahrain, Oct. 31.

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An installation of 3,000 candle-lit pumpkins set up along the canal-side steps at Granary Square in London, Oct. 31.

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Palestinian youth clash with police at East Jerusalem’s Shuafat refugee camp, Nov. 5.

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Israeli security forces stand guard as Palestinian Muslims perform Friday prayers on a street in East Jerusalem, Oct. 31.

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Pro-Russian separatists at a checkpoint near the village of Frunze, Ukraine, Nov. 4.

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A huntsman from the Duke of Beaufort’s Hunt leads the hounds during the opening meet of the season at Badminton House in Gloucestershire, England, Nov. 1.

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A boy jumps off a mound of dirt in San Antonio, Samar, Philippines, ahead of the one-year anniversary of the landfall of Typhoon Haiyan, Nov. 6

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