Can't Miss Photos From This Week (July 28)
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The Pnar people celebrate Behdienkhlam.
The Pnar people of Meghalaya, in northern India, celebrate their annual Behdienkhlam festival. The holiday is dedicated to driving away illness and misfortune (from which it derives its name) and inviting good luck for the next year's harvest.
Credit: AP Photo/Anupam Nath
University Students Don Traditional Dress
People across North Korea prepare to celebrate the official ceasefire halting the Korean War, effectively marking the North's sustained independence from the South. Here, a group of college students in traditional dress wait in the rain for the start of a mass celebratory dance.
Photo Credit: AP Photo/Wong Maye-E
Fists fly in Tokyo between Barrera and Taguchi.
Colombian light flyweight boxer Robert Barrera challenges WBA world champion Ryoichi Taguchi. The two duke it out in Tokyo for the title. Here, Barrera takes a stiff blow in the second round. The fight continues for nine rounds until Taguchi wins by technical knockout, defending his champion title.
Photo Credit: AP Photo/Toru Takahashi
The children of Manila play despite the rain.
Tropical storm Nesat brings torrential rains to the Philippines, flooding streets across the capital of Manila. The weather and subsequent flooding leads to many cancellations and closures. Pictured here, some young girls in Manila enjoy the day off from school and play in the heavy rains.
Photo Credit: AP Photo/Aaron Favila
Indian army soldiers rescue children from the flooded areas.
The monsoon season in India leads to massive flooding, with upwards of eighty casualties in Gujarat since June. Many towns and villages are completely flooded, and the situation will likely continue through the end of the season in September. Pictured here, Indian soldiers rescue children affected by the floods.
Photo Credit: AP Photo/Ajit Salanki
Women of Santiago march in favor of legal abortion in Chile.
The president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, backs a bill legalizing abortion in cases where the mother's life is at risk, the fetus is not viable, or the mother was raped. Women across the country march in favor of the bill. Pictured here, women in Santiago pose with signs that read "Abortion [that is] free (in the sense of liberty), legal, and free (in the sense of money). I decide and I am free," and masks reading "Your mouth, fundamental against fundamentalisms."
Photo Credit: AP Photo/Esteban Felix