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10 DRAMATIC moments captured on lens

Last updated on: May 15, 2013 09:08 IST

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We present some of the most dramatic photographs clicked across the globe in the past 48 hours.

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Living Goddess Kumari Samita Bajracharya is pictured through a window of her house before she was taken to observe the Chariot Festival of Rato Machhindranath in Lalitpur. Rato Machhindranath is known as the god of rain, and both Hindus and Buddhists worship Machhindranath to pray for good rain to prevent drought during the rice harvest season

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Photographs: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

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Boys, who are experiencing the lives of Buddhist priests by staying in a temple for two weeks as novice monks, compete with each other for the ball during a friendly soccer match to celebrate the upcoming birthday of Buddha at Jogye temple in Seoul, May 14, 2013. Buddha's birthday falls on May 17 in South Korea

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Photographs: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

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Men smash a Maserati with hammers outside the Qingdao International Automobile Exhibition in Qingdao, Shandong province. One of the men smashing the Maserati said the car owner had asked them to destroy the car, which costs around 2,600,000 yuan ($423,280), in protest against bad after sales service provided by a dealership store. The store had charged the owner the price of a new part despite repairing the Maserati with an old part, according to Xinhua News Agency

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Photographs: Reuters

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A woman shelter under an umbrella as she passes along the seafront on her mobility scooter as the rain falls in Weston-Super-Mare, England. As the Met Office issues severe weather warnings for today and tomorrow, some forecasters have predicted that the same weather pattern that caused last year's wet summer could bring more dismal weather again this year. The Met Office claims the jet stream, a band of wind that travels across the Atlantic from west to east bringing rain and wind, is too far south and is stuck 'in a rut' right over the UK.

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Photographs: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

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Jessica Mander walks around an installation entitled 'Catafalque' by British Artist Sean Henry stands in the grounds of Glyndebourne Opera House in Lewes, England. The piece makes up a collection of newly installed sculptures by the artist, ahead of Glyndebourne's 2013 Summer Festival, which will be on show around the grounds for the duration of the summer.

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Photographs: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

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Madame Tussauds New York celebrates their 'Marvel Month of May' by unveiling a wax figure of 'Wolverine', as portrayed by actor Hugh Jackman, flexing his muscles with claws drawn sweating it out along side New York Sports Club members on May 14, 2013 in New York City

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Photographs: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds

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A man checks an apartment on a damaged building at the site of a blast in the town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, near the Turkish-Syrian border. Syria's information minister has blamed Turkey's government for deadly car bombings near the Syrian border and branded Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan a "murderer", state-run Russian TV company RT reported on Monday. It said he repeated a denial of Syrian involvement in car bombings that killed 46 people on Saturday in the Turkish border town of Reyhanli. Turkey has accused a group with links to Syrian intelligence of carrying out the attacks

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Photographs: Umit Bektas/Reuters

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An Indian Muslim devotee, who is on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti for Urs, performs a stunt during a procession at Ajmer in the desert Indian state of Rajasthan. Urs is an annual festival which is held for over six days at Ajmer, commemorating the death anniversary of Sufi saint Chishti. The anniversary is celebrated in the seventh month of the Islamic lunar calendar as thousands of pilgrims visit the shrine from all over India and abroad

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Photographs: Reuters

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Palestinian refugee Sobheya al-Tololi, 80, poses for a photograph at Jabalya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip. Al-Tololi said she was 15 years old when she was forced out of her native town with her family to the Gaza Strip. Palestinians will mark "Nakba" (Catastrophe) on May 15 to commemorate the expulsion or fleeing of some 700,000 Palestinians from their homes in the war that led to the founding of Israel in 1948

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Photographs: Suhaib Salem/Reuters

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A labourer carrying tomatoes walks along a roadside near a wholesale vegetable market in the old quarters of Delhi. India's headline inflation slowed for a third straight month in April to 4.89 percent, a level seen comfortable for the central bank to persist with monetary easing to revive a flagging economy.

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Photographs: Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters
Tags: Delhi , India

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