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Added 13th October 2019 03:16 PM

The best pictures from around the world compiled for you.

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The best pictures from around the world compiled for you.

Members of the Turkana community work unblocking an irrigation canal to provide water to their sorghum crops in an arid dry area in Nanyee, near Lodwar, Turkana County, Kenya, on October 1, 2019. Turkana is a vast, dry area in the north-west of Kenya that is on the frontline of climate change. With regular searing temperatures the Turkana people are suffering from recurring and prolonged droughts.
 
 

 An official staff poses during the annual Royal Ascot Goat Races in Kampala, Uganda, on October 12, 2019. AFP

This multi-exposure picture shows USA's Simone Biles performing on the beam during the women's team final at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on October 8, 2019 

 Demonstrators clash with riot police in Quito on October 9, 2019 on the second day of violent protests over a fuel price hike ordered by the government to secure an IMF loan. The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers and labour unions marched on a square in downtown Quito near the government headquarters demanding that Moreno reinstate fuel subsidies

 Moulin Rouge dancers perform during the celebration of the 130th anniversary of the French oldest cabaret, on October 6, 2019 in Paris.

 Belgium's Nina Derwael, 2018 world champion on the uneven bars, performs on the balance beam during the women's qualifying session at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on October 4, 2019

 

 A woman poses for a picture in the Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat, in the Altiplano in southwestern Bolivia, on September 28, 2019

  A gust of wind lifts the cassock of Pope Francis during the weekly general audience on October 2, 2019 at St.Peter's square in the Vatican

 

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