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<p>Hindu devotees pour milk over the idol of Hindu Lord Krishna during the festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, in Ahmedabad, India, September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY </p>
Hindu devotees pour milk over the idol of Hindu Lord Krishna

Hindu devotees pour milk over the idol of Hindu Lord Krishna during the festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, in Ahmedabad, India, September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

<p>Devotees form a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, in Mumbai, India, September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas </p>
Devotees form a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd

Devotees form a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, in Mumbai, India, September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

<p>United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held at the Great Hall of the People on September 3, 2018 in Beijing, China. (Andy Wong – Pool/Getty Images) </p>
Beijing Summit

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held at the Great Hall of the People on September 3, 2018 in Beijing, China. (Andy Wong – Pool/Getty Images)

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<p>Children eat moon cakes at Xiayi County on September 2, 2018 in Shangqiu, Henan Province of China. A cake shop made a giant moon cake weighing up to 50 kg to welcome Mid-Autumn Festival in Shangqiu on Sunday. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images) </p>
Giant moon cake in Shangqiu

Children eat moon cakes at Xiayi County on September 2, 2018 in Shangqiu, Henan Province of China. A cake shop made a giant moon cake weighing up to 50 kg to welcome Mid-Autumn Festival in Shangqiu on Sunday. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

<p>A Hindu boy poses for a picture painted to take part in the celebration of the religious festival Janmashtami, marking the birth anniversary of Lord Sri Krishna. Lord Krishna, the eighth of the ten incarnations of Hindu God Lord Vishnu, who is considered the Preserver of the Universe, is one of Hinduism’s most popular gods. (Photo by K M Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images) </p>
Colourful Janmashtami festival in Bangladesh

A Hindu boy poses for a picture painted to take part in the celebration of the religious festival Janmashtami, marking the birth anniversary of Lord Sri Krishna. Lord Krishna, the eighth of the ten incarnations of Hindu God Lord Vishnu, who is considered the Preserver of the Universe, is one of Hinduism’s most popular gods. (Photo by K M Asad/LightRocket via Getty Images)

<p>Gokul Mitra Mandal members, Dadar, Mumbai, India broke ‘dahi handi’ during the celebration of Krishna Janmashtami. Yahoo India/Stringer </p>
Janmashtami celebrations

Gokul Mitra Mandal members, Dadar, Mumbai, India broke ‘dahi handi’ during the celebration of Krishna Janmashtami. Yahoo India/Stringer

<p>Water buffaloes wallow in a muddy pool to escape summer heat and prevent mosquito bites at Jiaoyuan Town on September 3, 2018 in Xuan’en County, Hubei Province of China. (Photo by Xie Shun/VCG via Getty Images) </p>
Water buffaloes wallow in muddy pool

Water buffaloes wallow in a muddy pool to escape summer heat and prevent mosquito bites at Jiaoyuan Town on September 3, 2018 in Xuan’en County, Hubei Province of China. (Photo by Xie Shun/VCG via Getty Images)

<p>Venice (Italy), 02/09/2018.- French actress Berenice Bejo and Argentinian actress Martina Gusman (L) pose during a photocall for ‘La Quietud ‘ during the 75th annual Venice International Film Festival, in Venice, Italy, 02 September 2018. The movie is presented in out Competition at the festival running from 29 August to 08 September 2018. (Cine, Italia, Niza, Venecia) EFE/EPA/CLAUDIO ONORATI </p>
Venice International Film Festival

Venice (Italy), 02/09/2018.- French actress Berenice Bejo and Argentinian actress Martina Gusman (L) pose during a photocall for ‘La Quietud ‘ during the 75th annual Venice International Film Festival, in Venice, Italy, 02 September 2018. The movie is presented in out Competition at the festival running from 29 August to 08 September 2018. (Cine, Italia, Niza, Venecia) EFE/EPA/CLAUDIO ONORATI

<p>A Somali soldier walks near the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a blast outside the compound of a district headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, September 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) </p>
Somalia blast

A Somali soldier walks near the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a blast outside the compound of a district headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, September 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

<p>A monitor lizard sits on a piece of metal in the water in Lumpini Park on September 3, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The reptiles numbers are increasing inside the park and City Hall has asked wildlife officials to potentially retrieve the reptiles for re-location but the Wildlife Conservation Office has replied by suggesting that the city uses the opportunity to hold sightseeing tours after research shows that visitors to Bangkok visit the park just to see the prehistoric looking creatures so closely in the middle of a city. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images) </p>
Monitor lizards attract tourists

A monitor lizard sits on a piece of metal in the water in Lumpini Park on September 3, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The reptiles numbers are increasing inside the park and City Hall has asked wildlife officials to potentially retrieve the reptiles for re-location but the Wildlife Conservation Office has replied by suggesting that the city uses the opportunity to hold sightseeing tours after research shows that visitors to Bangkok visit the park just to see the prehistoric looking creatures so closely in the middle of a city. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images)

<p>Investigators in Brazil are trying to determine what caused a massive fire that engulfed a 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro Sunday night. More than 20 million historical artifacts were destroyed and some 80 firefighters were called in to battle the blaze. Anne-Marie Green reports. </p>
More than 20 million artifacts lost in Brazil museum fire

Investigators in Brazil are trying to determine what caused a massive fire that engulfed a 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro Sunday night. More than 20 million historical artifacts were destroyed and some 80 firefighters were called in to battle the blaze. Anne-Marie Green reports.

<p>Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, celebrates a point against Richard Gasquet, of France, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, September 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger) </p>
US Open Tennis

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, celebrates a point against Richard Gasquet, of France, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, September 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

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