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Today's top images - 09/18/2013
Compelling images from around the world on Wednesday

Rushing the harvest

Indonesian farmers rush to harvest crops in the district of Karo as an ash cloud rises during a fresh eruption of the Mount Sinabung volcano.

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Ambassador of Conscience

Pakistani student who was shot in the head by the Pakistani Taliban, Malala Yousafzai (L) receives the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2013 from singer with rock band U2, Bono, (R) during the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Awards at the Manison House in Dublin, Ireland.

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Ronaldo and Bale

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo (R) is congratulated by his Welsh teammate Gareth Bale after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match Galatasaray vs Real Madrid at the TT Arena Stadium in Istanbul. Real Madrid won 6-1.

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Kumari Puja

Young Nepalese girls dressed in the outfit of a Kumari, the living goddess, pose during Kumari Puja rituals at Hanuman Dhoka in Durbar Square of Kathmandu.

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Damage revealed

The wreck of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship is seen in the water near the harbour of Giglio Porto.

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Rooney scores

Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney (L) scores past Bayer Leverkusen's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match football match between Manchester United and Bayer Leverkusen at Old Trafford in Manchester. Rooney reached 200 Manchester United goals with a brace to give David Moyes a 4-2 win.

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Concordia sky

The wreck of Italy's Costa Concordia cruise ship near the harbour of Giglio Porto.

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Capital of paprika

An elderly woman rests on a bench in front of a house covered with threads of red paprika in the village of Donja Lokosnica, near the city of Leskovac, Southern Serbia. Donja Lokosnica is the Serbian "capital of paprika", since almost all of the 1300 inhabitants are involved in growing paprika.

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Artful Beluga

A Beluga paints a picture with a special paintbrush at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo.

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Ash mask

Residents of Karo district leave as an ash cloud rises during a fresh eruption of the Mount Sinabung volcano.

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Jerusalem rainbow

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children play next to wooden "Sukkah", traditional booth built for the seven-day-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the feast of the Tabernacles, in an Ultra-Orthodox neighbourhood of Jerusalem.

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Occupy anniversary

Occupy Wall Street participants take part in a protest to mark the movement's second anniversary in New York.

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Today's top images - 09/18/2013

Compelling images from around the world on Wednesday

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