In Pictures

Day in pictures: 23 September

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world during the past 24 hours.

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Image caption A man dressed as a polar bear climbs a barricade as protesters take part in the Flood Wall Street demonstrations ahead of the United Nations climate summit in New York.
Image copyright Carlos Barria/reuters
Image caption A woman tries to hold on to her umbrella as Typhoon Fung-Wong passes near the coastal area of Shanghai, China.
Image copyright JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP
Image caption Pickers working at night cut grapes on the first day of the Beaujolais harvest in the Moulin a Vent vineyard, near Chenas, in eastern France. Traditionally, grapes are harvested at the end of the night, when the temperatures are lower, to produce a fruity and tender wine.
Image copyright NOEL CELIS/AFP
Image caption Homeless families watch a film on a DVD player using electricity from a supply at a public park in Manila in the Philippines.
Image copyright Jason Reed/reuters
Image caption Thailand's Pornchai Kaokaew (left) strikes the ball over South Korea's Kim Young-man during their men's team sepaktakraw game at the Bucheon Gymnasium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.
Image copyright PATRICK PLEUL/epa
Image caption Farmer Harald Wenske travels on a barge full of pumpkins near the Spreewald village of Lehde, Germany ahead of a festival in the town.
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Image caption A deer is seen bugling in the morning mist in Richmond Park in London, England. Tuesday marks the autumn equinox where day and night are of equal length.
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Image caption An explosion at a fireworks factory in China killed at least 12 people and injured 33, local government officials say. The blast struck the Nanyang Export Fireworks Factory in the city of Liling in Hunan province.
Image copyright Ilya Naymushin/reuters
Image caption A fishermen's camp is seen on a bank of the Yenisei River in Siberia ,Russia.
Image copyright NIC BOTHMA/epa
Image caption A modified 1928 Ford drives across the Hakskeenpan during the 2014 Kalahari Desert Speedweek in the Northern Cape of South Africa. The event sees motorsport enthusiasts racing their vehicles across 7km (4.3 miles) of specially prepared clay track.