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24 HOURS: 10 STUNNING moments from around the world

Last updated on: May 16, 2013 13:01 IST


Photographs: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

We present some of the most dramatic photographs clicked across the globe in the last 24 hours.

Fire-breather Heather Holliday performs her part of the 'LIMBO' circus show in the temporary 'London Wonderground' festival area at the Southbank Centre on May 15 in London, England. LIMBO is a cabaret, circus and acrobatic act that headlines the London Wonderground festival from May 10, 2013 until September 29, 2013

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Photographs: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

Palestinian protestors clash with Israeli security forces during demonstrations to mark Nakba Day near the West Bank city of Ramallah May 15, 2013. Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank and at East Jerusalem on Wednesday during demonstrations to mark 65 years since what they call the Nakba (Catastrophe) when Israel's creation caused many to lose their homes and become refugees

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Photographs: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

The statue of Christ the Redeemer is seen lit up in the colours of Germany's national flag during an event celebrating the opening of the Germany + Brazil 2013-2014 season in Rio de Janeiro. The initiative aims to deepen diplomatic relationships between both nations, according to news reports

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Photographs: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

A gust of wind blows Pope Francis' mantle as he leads his Wednesday general audience at San Peter's square at the Vatican

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Photographs: China Daily/Reuters

A giant panda cub (left) and its mother play by a pond as they take a bath at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Sichuan province.

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Photographs: Khalil Ashawi/Reuters

A Free Syrian Army fighter sits on a sofa inside a house in Deir al-Zor

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Photographs: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

A racegoer's umbrella turns inside out during a wet and windy day at York racecourse on May 15, 2013 in York, England

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Photographs: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

A deflated Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floats on Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, with the island skyline looming at the background. The 16.5-meter-high inflatable sculpture, which made its first public appearance in the territory on May 2, will be shown at the Ocean Terminal for a month. The Rubber Duck was deflated after some of its parts broke

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Photographs: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters

A girl jumps rope in an alley outside her home as a boy looks on in the old quarters of Delhi

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Photographs: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

A Rohingya Muslim child wearing traditional make-up passes the time outside a tent at a camp for people displaced by violence, near Sittwe. Myanmar authorities have begun segregating minority Muslims from the Buddhist majority in troubled areas of a country in transition

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