Indian Hindu devotees take a vow before forming a human pyramid in a bid to reach and break a dahi handi (curd pot) suspended in the air during celebrations for the Janmashtami festival, which marks the birth of Hindu God Lord Krishna, in Mumbai on Sept. 3. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images

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Gay rights in India, face paint in Kosovo, and camel races in Kenya.

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Indian Hindu devotees take a vow before forming a human pyramid in a bid to reach and break a dahi handi (curd pot) suspended in the air during celebrations for the Janmashtami festival, which marks the birth of Hindu God Lord Krishna, in Mumbai on Sept. 3. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images

Indian Hindu devotees take a vow before forming a human pyramid in a bid to reach and break a dahi handi (an earthen pot filled with homemade yogurt) suspended in the air during celebrations for the Janmashtami festival, which marks the birth of the Hindu god Krishna, in Mumbai on Sept. 3.

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A member of the LGBT community celebrates in Mumbai after the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex in India on Sept. 6. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images

A member of the LGBT community celebrates in Mumbai after the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex in India on Sept. 6.

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Guests attend a preview event for Candytopia, an interactive candy wonderland, in San Francisco on Sept. 6, 2018.  Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Candytopia

Guests attend a preview event for Candytopia, an interactive candy exhibit, in San Francisco on Sept. 6.

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A ship breaks apart after crashing into a breakwater during strong winds from typhoon Jebi in Nishinomiya city, Hyogo prefecture, Japan, on Sept. 5. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images

A ship breaks apart after crashing into a breakwater during strong winds from Typhoon Jebi in Nishinomiya, Japan, on Sept. 5.

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Rescue workers and villagers gather near a collapsed bridge in Phasidewa village near the India-Bangladesh border in the Indian state of West Bengal on Sept. 7. No casualties were reported in the collapse. DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images

Rescue workers and villagers gather near a collapsed bridge in Phansidewa village near the India-Bangladesh border in the Indian state of West Bengal on Sept. 7. No casualties were reported in the collapse.

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Light from a train is seen as it rounds a bend near the Sacramento River as flames from the Delta Fire fill a valley in Delta, California, on Sept. 6. JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images

Light from a train is seen as it rounds a bend near the Sacramento River as flames from the Delta Fire fill a valley in Northern California on Sept. 6.

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A flash of lightning strikes above the Baie des Anges in the French riviera city of Nice, southeastern France, on Sept. 6. VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images

A flash of lightning strikes above the Baie des Anges in the French Riviera city of Nice on Sept. 6.

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Russian and Kazakh riders play the traditional Central Asian sport buzkashi during the World Nomad Games in Cholpon-Ata, eastern Kirghizstan, on Sept. 5. Players compete for possession of a headless animal carcass and try to get it in a goal. VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images

Russian and Kazakh riders play the traditional Central Asian sport buzkashi during the World Nomad Games in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan, on Sept. 5. Players compete for possession of a headless animal carcass and try to get it in a goal.

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Racers compete in the Maralal International Camel Derby in Samburu County, Northern Kenya, on Sept. 2.The annual event is Kenya's most prestigious camel race, attracting international and local competitors in amateur and professional categories who are breathing life into the remote desert town. ANDREW KASUKU/AFP/Getty Images

Racers compete in the Maralal International Camel Derby in Samburu County, Kenya, on Sept. 2. The annual event is Kenya’s most prestigious camel race, attracting international and local competitors in amateur and professional categories who are breathing life into the remote desert town.

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Cars tilt toward an earthquake-damaged road in Sapporo, Hokkaido prefecture, Japan on Sept. 6. A powerful 6.7-magnitude quake rocked the northern Japanese island, triggering landslides, collapsing buildings, and killing at least 18 people with dozens of others missing. JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images

Cars tilt toward an earthquake-damaged road in Sapporo, Japan, on Sept. 6. A powerful 6.7 magnitude quake rocked the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, triggering landslides, collapsing buildings, and killing at least 18 people, with dozens of others missing.

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Sheqerie Buqaj poses after receiving a traditional face painting by Kosovar Bosnian artist Aziza Sefitagic during the Etno Fest in the village of Kukaj, Kosovo, on Sept. 5. As part of the centuries-old tradition among Bosnian women from the Zhupa region, older women prepare young brides by painting their faces in layers of color. ARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images

Sheqerie Buqaj poses after receiving a traditional face painting by Kosovar Bosnian artist Aziza Sefitagic during the Etno Fest in the village of Kukaj, Kosovo, on Sept. 5. As part of the centuries-old tradition among Bosnian women from the Zhupa region, older women prepare young brides for marriage by painting their faces in layers of color.

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A massive fire engulfs the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro on Sept. 2. The magestic edifice was home to more than 20 million valuable pieces, including art and artifacts from Greco-Roman times and Egypt as well as from Brazil and the rest of Latin America. CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

A massive fire engulfs the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro on Sept. 2. The majestic edifice was home to more than 20 million valuable pieces, including art and artifacts from Greco-Roman times and Egypt as well as from Brazil and the rest of Latin America.

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Native Korubo Isolado, from the Brazilian state of Acre, walks through the abandoned Indian Museum complex near the National Museum where a fire caused an irreparable loss for indigenous cultures in Rio de Janeiro on Sept. 4. Several indigenous families who since 2006 have been living in shacks around the Indian Museum building—which they want to turn into Rio's first native academic institution to teach ancestral skills—witnessed the fire at the nearby National Museum. CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images

Korubo Isolado, from the Brazilian state of Acre, walks through the abandoned Indian Museum complex near the National Museum, where a fire caused an irreparable loss for indigenous cultures in Rio de Janeiro on Sept. 4. Several indigenous families who since 2006 have been living in shacks around the Indian Museum building—which they want to turn into Rio’s first native academic institution to teach ancestral skills—witnessed the fire at the nearby National Museum.

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Students sit beneath the portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il during a tour for visiting foreign media at a teacher training college in Pyongyang on Sept. 7. ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images

Students sit beneath the portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il during a tour for visiting foreign media at a teacher training college in Pyongyang on Sept. 7.

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Commuters make their way through a subway station of the Pyongyang metro on Sept. 6. ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images

Commuters make their way through a subway station in Pyongyang on Sept. 6.

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A Sri Lankan farmer carries paddy on his head in a field on the outskirts of the Colombo on Sept. 7. LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images

A Sri Lankan farmer carries rice paddy on his head in a field on the outskirts of Colombo on Sept. 7.

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A dog transfers a puppy to drier ground as water levels of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers rise following monsoon rains in Allahabad, India, on Sept. 3. SANJAY KANOJIA/AFP/Getty Images

A dog transfers a puppy to drier ground as water levels of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers rise following monsoon rains in Allahabad, India, on Sept. 3.

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University freshmen take part in a military education and drill session at the beginning of the new semester in Yangzhou in China's eastern Jiangsu province on Sept. 4. STR/AFP/Getty Images

University freshmen take part in a military education and drill session at the beginning of the new semester in Yangzhou in China’s eastern Jiangsu province on Sept. 4.

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Protesters, dressed in costumes from The Handmaid's Tale, protest outside the hearing room where Judge Brett Kavanaugh testified during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in Washington on Sept. 4. Win McNamee/Getty Images

Protesters, dressed in costumes from The Handmaid's Tale, protest outside the hearing room where Brett Kavanaugh testified during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in Washington on Sept. 4.

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Competitors take part at the Braemer Highland Games at The Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park in Braemar, Scotland, on Sept. 1. Each year thousands of visitors descend on this small village to watch one of the more colorful Scottish traditions. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Competitors take part in the Braemar highland games at the Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park in Braemar, Scotland, on Sept. 1.

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An activist smokes a joint during a protest against the prohibition of bearing a minimum dose of marijuana for personal use in Bogota on Sept. 6. The government is preparing a decree that empowers the police to confiscate small quantities of drugs. RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images

An activist smokes a joint during a protest against the prohibition of carrying a minimum dose of marijuana for personal use in Bogotá on Sept. 6. The government is preparing a decree that empowers the police to confiscate small quantities of the drug.

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People covered in black grease take part in the traditional festival of the Cascamorras, in Baza, Spain, on Sept. 6. Every year, a villager from Guadix dresses as a clown-like character called Cascamorras and travels to nearby Baza, flanked by a team of representatives, to stage an attempt to recapture the statue of the Pieta virgin. During the good-natured battle, festivalgoers are lashed with paint before Cascamorras and his team return to Guadix after three days to be punished by the locals for their failure. JORGE GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images

People covered in black grease take part in the traditional festival of the Cascamorras in Baza, Spain, on Sept. 6. Every year, a villager from Guadix dresses as a clown-like character called Cascamorras and travels to nearby Baza to stage an attempt to recapture the statue of the Pietà virgin. During the good-natured battle, festivalgoers are lashed with grease paint before Cascamorras and his team return to Guadix after three days to be punished by the locals for their failure.

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Palestinian protesters use slingshots to hurl stones during clashes with Israeli security forces in the village of Ras Karkar west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on Sept. 4. ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images

Palestinian protesters use slingshots to hurl stones during clashes with Israeli security forces in the village of Ras Karkar, west of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, on Sept. 4.

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An elderly Syrian lights a cigarette as a child stands behind him outside a tent at a camp for displaced civilians fleeing from advancing Syrian government forces near the village of Sarman in the rebel-held northwestern Idlib province on Sept. 5. AMER ALHAMWE/AFP/Getty Images

An elderly Syrian lights a cigarette as a child stands behind him outside a tent at a camp for displaced civilians fleeing Syrian government forces near the village of Sarman in the rebel-held northwestern Idlib province on Sept. 5.

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Displaced Syrians take part in a protest against the regime and its ally Russia at a camp for displaced people in Kafr Lusin near the Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey in Syria's northern Idlib province on Sept. 7. AAREF WATAD/AFP/Getty Images

Displaced Syrians take part in a protest against the regime and its ally Russia at a camp for displaced people in Kafr Lusin, near the Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey in Syria’s northern Idlib province, on Sept. 7.

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