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A Kashmiri worker painstakingly cleans Dal Lake in Srinagar, in Indian-administered Kashmir, of the weeds that clog its surface
People mark the 15th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires – the worst such attack on Argentine soil – by holding up photographs of the 85 victims.
Two US soldiers give each other haircuts under the stars at Combat Outpost Tangi in Wardak province, central Afghanistan.
Smoking up a storm in Ankara, Turkish coffee-shop owners protest against the government’s nationwide ban on indoor smoking.