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REWIND: The best PHOTOS in the last 24 hours

Last updated on: November 20, 2010 14:54 IST

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We bring you a presentation of the best photos in the last 24 hours from around the world.

A pilgrim walks under heavy rain in Meena. Millions flock to Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the annual haj pilgrimage, a duty for every able-bodied Muslim who can afford it. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the haj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. 

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Photographs: Fahad Shadeed/Reuters
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A protester holds up a sign during a demonstration against the UN mission in downtown Port-au-Prince. Several hundred protesters stoned a UN patrol and yelled anti-UN slogans in Haiti's capital, as anger spread over a cholera epidemic that is killing dozens of people every day


Photographs: Allison Shelley/Reuters
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A deputy empties a bucket of change onto the table of Ukrainian government representatives in the chamber of the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev. Ukrainian taxpayers, many of them running small businesses, protested have been outside parliament, urging deputies to vote down a proposed tax code that they say will hurt their livelihood


Photographs: Sergey Svetlitsky/Reuters
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Pilgrims arrive to cast stones at pillars symbolizing Satan, which is part of a pilgrimage rite, in Meena


Photographs: Mohammed Salem/Reuters
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US First Lady Michelle Obama exercises with a child at the New York Police Athletic League's Harlem Centre in the Harlem section of New York. The First Lady participated in an after-school event in Central Harlem to highlight the importance of physical activity and the innovative ways community organisations are working together to offer local children opportunities to improve their health, increase their physical fitness, and develop life-long habits.



Photographs: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters
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A musician sits on a bench outside a pub in Temple Bar, Dublin


Photographs: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters
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Hong Kong's Au Sin Ying fights China's Tan Xue during their women's individual sabre bout at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, Guangdong province


Photographs: Carlos Barria/Reuters
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A child, holding a bread, walks on crates on a flooded street in the Bosa neighbourhood in Bogota. Heavy rains affecting around Colombia have killed 136 people and left 1,190,000 people homeless so far this year, authorities said.


Photographs: Jose Miguel Gomez/Reuters
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Police watch as a woman takes part in a vigil outside the Houses of Parliament to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of two Suffragettes, in Westminster, central London. The two woman were part of a group of Suffragettes who were injured and later died as they tried to force their way into parliament to demand a debate on the voting rights for women 100 years ago. 


Photographs: Paul Hackett/Reuters
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A dog stands amidst crosses planted in a garden during a protest against NATO summit in Lisbon. NATO's heads of state and government will meet in Lisbon November 19 and 20.


Photographs: Juan Medina/Reuters
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