In Pictures

Day in pictures: 13 October

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

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Image caption Vocalist Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction performs during CBGB Music & Film Festival in New York's Times Square.
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Image caption Workers from six trade unions took part in a four-hour NHS strike, involving nurses, midwives and ambulance staff in England. Trade unions want an across-the-board pay rise of 1% but the government says the proposal would cost too much.
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Image caption Models present creations by Serbian designer Lidija Kolovrat at Moda Lisboa Fashion Week in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Image caption A street performer looks on as a Greenpeace activist dressed like a polar bear poses in front of the National Theatre in Prague, Czech Republic. Greenpeace activists have campaigned against experimental research oil drilling by the Shell Oil Company in the Arctic.
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Image caption Children play football on Copacabana Beach in the fog in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Image caption A major new installation titled I Don't Know, or The Weave of Textile Language by Richard Tuttle is unveiled in the Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern, London.
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Image caption Competitors in the Men's World Cup Triathlon Series take part in the penultimate stage in Cartagena, Spain.
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Image caption Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone shake hands during the inaugural Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix in Sochi.