Members of the Samaritan community hold slaughtered sheep before placing in to the fire during the traditional Passover sacrifice ceremony at Mount Gerizim near the northern West Bank city of Nablus on April 23 2013. The Samaritan community, comprising about 720 people, practices a religion that is based on the Torah -- the first five books of the Bible and one holy place. AFP PHOTO/Menahem Kahana
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Tatyana Sukhareva and Fadi Zatari, both interns at the Bundestag, pretend to take coffee while exploring the 'How Children see The Wold' exhibit in Paul-Loebe-Haus at the Bundestag on April 25, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. The exhibit, which features an over-scaled kitchen complete with a breakfast table, chairs, a kitchen counter, oven and frying pan, marks the 25th anniversary of the Bundestag's Children's Commission and highlights the challenges and the dangers children face in everyday life.
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An Indian Hindu devotee dressed as a monkey takes part in a procession outside the Hanuman temple in New Delhi on April 25, 2013 on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, the birthday of the Hindu monkey-god. Hanuman, known for his strength, is worshipped for his unyielding devotion to Lord Rama and is remembered for his selfless dedication to the diety. AFP PHOTO/ MANAN VATSYAYANA
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A closed jetty is seen at lake Forggensee on April 25, 2013 near Fuessen, Germany. After a couple of sunny and warm days the weather at the weekend is expected to be unsteady with some rain and dropping temperatures.
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An inflatable sculpture called 'Falling into the Mundane World' by Tam Wai Pingon on display as part of the 'Inflation!' exhibition curated by Mobile M + on April 24, 2013 in Hong Kong. The inflatable artwork is one of six on display as part of the exhibition which is open from April 25, 2013 until June 9, 2013.
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Students light candles to pray for quake victims on April 22, 2013 in Shaoxing, China. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Lushan County on April 20, leaving at least 192 people dead and 23 missing. More than 11,000 people were injured.
Carp streamers hang during the 'Koinobori' festival at Tsuruuda River on April 22, 2013 in Tatebayashi, Japan. Traditionally people hang carp streamers to pray for the health and future success of their sons. The tradition originates from a folktale in which a carp becomes a dragon once it successfully swims up the waterfall.