In Pictures

Day in pictures: 9 September 2014

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Image caption Iraq's parliament has approved a new government with Sunni and Kurdish deputy prime ministers, as it seeks to tackle Islamic State (IS) militants who have seized large parts of the country. PM Haidar al-Abadi, a moderate Shia, was asked to form a government after the resignation of Nouri Maliki.
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Image caption Croatia's Marin Cilic won his first Grand Slam title with a comprehensive straight-sets win over Kei Nishikori of Japan at the US Open. Cilic won 6-3 6-3 6-3 to become the first Croat to win one of the four tennis majors since his coach, Goran Ivanisevic, at Wimbledon in 2001.
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Image caption A model is reflected in compact mirrors as she has her make-up applied before the Donna Karan Spring/Summer 2015 collection show during New York Fashion Week.
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Image caption A jogger runs through the snow at Nose Hill Park during an early year snow fall in Calgary, Alberta.
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Image caption Rowing teams from the cities and towns surrounding Grand Harbour in Valetta take part in the Victory Day Regatta, part of the celebrations commemorating Malta's victories during the Great Siege of 1565 and World War Two.
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Image caption Opposing supporters of the "Yes" and "No" campaigns in the battle for votes ahead of the Scottish independence referendum argue on the streets of Edinburgh.
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Image caption Moroccan fisherman Attibari Lemkhanter diving to collect red seaweed, known locally as red gold, off the coast of El Jadida, southwest of Casablanca. The mineral-rich seaweed on Morocco's Atlantic coast is becoming increasingly scarce due to an increased number of fishermen.
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Image caption The death toll from floods in India and Pakistan has passed 375 as authorities continue efforts to rescue hundreds of thousands of stranded people. In Indian-administered Kashmir some 175 people have been killed, many of them swept away by surging rivers.
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Image caption England's forward Daniel Welbeck celebrates scoring England's second goal in their Euro 2016 qualifying match against Switzerland in Basel.