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In PHOTOS: It's an ODD world out there!

Last updated on: October 31, 2011 09:49 IST

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

A boy models his monster costume during the kids costume competition at the "Scaredy Cats and Dogs" Halloween fund-raising event at a mall in Quezon City, Metro Manila, October 23. Some 100 pets participated in the event to raise funds for the Philippine Animal Welfare Society Animal Rehabilitation Center, a temporary shelter for more than 100 dogs and cats which were either abandoned or rescued from cruelty or neglect.

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Humour therapist and social activist Dr. Hunter Doherty Adams of the U.S., better known as "Patch" Adams, gestures on a beach during the IV World Congress of Medical Students in Cancun October 21. Adams advised the medical students not to forget to show love and compassion for the sick.


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A woman speak on a mobile phone while attending an equestrian games festival in Bishkek October 22. The festival marks the 200th birth anniversary of Kurmanjan Datka, a historical Kyrgyz statewoman, also known as the Tsaritsa of Alai or the Queen of the South.


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A bike trials rider performs during the Night Ride event at the Sportex indoor extreme sports centre in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk October 22.


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Women in wedding gowns jump on the street during a "Parade of Brides" in Sao Paulo October 23. The organisers "Brides Parade Brazil" encouraged former and future brides "to be a bride for one more day" as a celebration of marriage.


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Guinness World Record holder for the 'Most Pierced Man', Rolf Bucholz of Germany, poses showing some of his 453 piercings in Dortmund, October 24.


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Actors are suspended on a 69 ft vertical stage, the tallest temporary structure ever built in Trafalgar Square, in a show sponsored by the Vienna Tourist Board in London October 25.


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A woman and her dogs sit in a boat as they are evacuated from a flooded area in Bangkok October 26.


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Passengers sit on the rooftop of a commuter train as it arrives at the Manggarai train station in Jakarta October 26. PT KAI spokesperson Mateta Rizalulhaq said the state railway operator had cancelled more than 29 scheduled train services, from October 19 to November 29, to accommodate an upgrade of three electrical substations along the line.


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Activists from CCFD Terre Solidaire (Catholic Committee against Hunger and for Development) wear masks portraying United States President Barack Obama, France's President Nicolas Sarkozy, Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a protest action at Palais Royal place in Paris October 27. Protesters called for Merkel and Sarkozy to wake up to their responsibilities ahead of the G20 and deal with the tax havens that are, they say, one of the causes of the financial difficulties countries are facing.


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A man wearing a life jacket smiles in floodwaters as floods advance into central Bangkok October 27. Thailand's prime minister said Bangkok was fighting the forces of nature on Thursday as floodwater threatened to break through dikes protecting the capital and residents took to the road after the government told them to leave if they could.


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A parent and her infant take part in an underwater nerve therapy session of the Gezenguz (Rascal) Foundation in Budapest October 27. Infants and children who have birth injuries and congenital developmental conditions or diseases seek rehabilitation at the foundation.


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Models present creations for the NE TIGER 2012 Haute Couture collection with the theme "Tang Dynasty" (618-907) during China Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2012 in Beijing, October 25.


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Anders Tvegard of Norway looks at an art installation by George Segal titled Depression Breadline at the art collection of Gap founder Donald Fisher at Gap headquarters in San Francisco, California October 25.


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