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IN PHOTOS: It's an odd world out there!

Last updated on: May 9, 2011 08:32 IST

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We bring you a collection of some of the odd, crazy moments from around the world in recent weeks.

A man dressed as a revolutionary soldier from the Zacapoaztla tribe nibbles on a chicken claw, a popular snack, during the Cinco de Mayo celebration in a low-income neighborhood in Mexico City. Mexicans celebrate on Thursday the 149th anniversary of  Mexico's victory over the French army in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

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Photographs: Carlos Jasso/Reuters
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The world's longest cigar that stretched 268 feet 4 inches, or most of the length of a football field, is seen in Havana. Resting on tables, it sprawled through El Morro, an old Spanish fort overlooking Havana Bay, where Cuba is holding its annual International Tourism Fair.

The cigar, once it is officially accepted by Guinness World Records in London, will eclipse the previous record cigar of 148 feet 9 inche, both rolled by Jose Castelar Cairo, better known as "Cueto".

Photographs: Desmond Boylan/Reuters
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A visitor wearing a velcro suit sticks himself to an air-filled wall at a park in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. The game was held for visitors as part of the May Day celebrations.

Photographs: Sean Yong/Reuters
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People riding a motorcycle attend a street carnival at Tafawa Balewa square in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos. The carnival was organised by the Lagos metropolitan government as part of Easter celebrations.

Photographs: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters
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A cleaner picks up rubbish next to a cardboard cut out of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge in a temporary television studio outside Buckingham Palace in London. Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge were married in Westminster Abbey on April 29.

Photographs: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters
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A Berkshire Hathaway shareholder holds a fake US one billion dollar note at a souvenir stand at the company trade show during the BH annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. Dozens of BH companies had displays in the building next to the site of the meeting.

Photographs: Rick Wilking/Reuters
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Local residents chat during a street party to celebrate the Royal wedding of Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge ON Quick Street in Islington, north London.

Photographs: Olivia Harris/Reuters
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Anti-government protesters watch as fellow protesters ride motorcycles during a demonstration demanding the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the southern city of Taiz.

Yemeni activists urged street protesters not to raise banners of Osama bin Laden to avoid inviting a harsher crackdown on demonstrations seeking democratic change in the al Qaeda leader's ancestral homeland.

Photographs: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas leave a joint news conference after talks at the Chancellery in Berlin.

Photographs: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters
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A boat is seen stranded on the cracked bed of a dried area of Xieshan, which is part of Poyang Lake in east China's Jiangxi Province. Chinese officials warned that an extended low-flow period, caused by the lingering spring drought in central China, might pose a threat to navigation in parts of the Yangtze River, the longest waterway in China, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Photographs: China Daily/Reuters
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Patricia Ford, a lookalike of Queen Elizabeth, waves at a gathering in Bucklebury near Reading on the day of the Royal Wedding between Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton in Westminster Abbey in London on April 29.

Photographs: Philip Brown/Reuters
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A Royal fan dressed like a queen is seen before the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton in central London on April 29.

Photographs: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters
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