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<p>Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Siliguri on September 6, 2018. – India’s Supreme Court on September 6 struck down the ban that has been at the centre of years of legal battles. (Photo by DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images) </p>
Homosexuality rights

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Siliguri on September 6, 2018. – India’s Supreme Court on September 6 struck down the ban that has been at the centre of years of legal battles. (Photo by DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)

<p>People use umbrellas to shield themselves from heavy rains that lashed Shimla, on September 6, 2018. (Photo: IANS) </p>
Shimla: Heavy rains

People use umbrellas to shield themselves from heavy rains that lashed Shimla, on September 6, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

<p>India’s LGBT community has celebrated the end of the notorious Section 377 of the penal code, which until Thursday banned same-sex acts. </p>
LGBT community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict

India’s LGBT community has celebrated the end of the notorious Section 377 of the penal code, which until Thursday banned same-sex acts.

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<p>Police search for missing persons around a house destroyed by a landslide after a powerful earthquake in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, September 6, 2018. Several people were reported missing in the nearby the town, where a massive landslide engulfed homes in an avalanche of soil, rocks and timber. (Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP) </p>
Big quake hits northern Japan

Police search for missing persons around a house destroyed by a landslide after a powerful earthquake in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, September 6, 2018. Several people were reported missing in the nearby the town, where a massive landslide engulfed homes in an avalanche of soil, rocks and timber. (Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP)

<p>Fish swim in the Tongshanxi River in Fuding City, southeast China’s Fujian Province, September 4, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhang Guojun/IANS) </p>
China river

Fish swim in the Tongshanxi River in Fuding City, southeast China’s Fujian Province, September 4, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhang Guojun/IANS)

<p>The Danish brewery reveals a mermaid ‘canstruction’ to launch a new multi-pack that will reduce plastic waste by 1,200 tonnes annually, on September 6, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Ole Jensen/Getty Images for Carlsberg) </p>
Carlsberg makes waves to reduce plastic waste

The Danish brewery reveals a mermaid ‘canstruction’ to launch a new multi-pack that will reduce plastic waste by 1,200 tonnes annually, on September 6, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Ole Jensen/Getty Images for Carlsberg)

<p>Smoke billows from the facilities of Mitsubishi Steel Muroran Inc. during a fire following an earthquake in Muroran, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, September 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. (Hokkaido Shimbun/Kyodo News via AP) </p>
Smoke billows from the facilities of Mitsubishi Steel Muroran Inc

Smoke billows from the facilities of Mitsubishi Steel Muroran Inc. during a fire following an earthquake in Muroran, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, September 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. (Hokkaido Shimbun/Kyodo News via AP)

<p>Fire trucks pass the Delta Fire burning in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Calif., on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Parked trucks lined more than two miles of Interstate 5 as both directions remained closed to traffic. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) </p>
California wildfires

Fire trucks pass the Delta Fire burning in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Calif., on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Parked trucks lined more than two miles of Interstate 5 as both directions remained closed to traffic. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

<p>Landslides are seen in Atsuma, Hokkaido, northern Japan Thursday, September 6, 2018. Rescuers were rushing to unearth survivors and restore power Thursday after a powerful earthquake jolted Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido, buckling roads, knocking homes off their foundations and causing entire hillsides to collapse. (Tsuyoshi Ueda/Kyodo News via AP) </p>
Landslides are seen in Atsuma, Hokkaido

Landslides are seen in Atsuma, Hokkaido, northern Japan Thursday, September 6, 2018. Rescuers were rushing to unearth survivors and restore power Thursday after a powerful earthquake jolted Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido, buckling roads, knocking homes off their foundations and causing entire hillsides to collapse. (Tsuyoshi Ueda/Kyodo News via AP)

<p>Police search missing persons around houses destroyed by a landslide after an earthquake in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, September 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. (Kyodo News via AP) </p>
Police search missing persons around houses

Police search missing persons around houses destroyed by a landslide after an earthquake in Atsuma town, Hokkaido, northern Japan, Thursday, September 6, 2018. A powerful earthquake rocked Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides that crushed homes, knocking out power across the island, and forcing a nuclear power plant to switch to a backup generator. (Kyodo News via AP)

<p>Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the archaic Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas </p>
LGBT community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict

Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the archaic Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

<p>A girl cries as she talks with her father who will remain in Ecuador as she return to Venezuelan in an airplane sent by Government of Venezuela. Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, September 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa) </p>
Ecuador Venezuela migrants

A girl cries as she talks with her father who will remain in Ecuador as she return to Venezuelan in an airplane sent by Government of Venezuela. Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, September 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)

<p>People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas </p>
LGBT community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict

People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

<p>People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas </p>
LGBT community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict

People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court’s verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

<p>Actor Aamir Khan launches Vivo V11 Pro smartphone, in Mumbai, on September 6, 2018. (Photo: IANS) </p>
Mumbai: Vivo V11 Pro smartphone launch

Actor Aamir Khan launches Vivo V11 Pro smartphone, in Mumbai, on September 6, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

<p>Women are reflected on an advertisement for Apple’s MacBook computer on display near a shopping mall in Beijing, Thursday, September 6, 2018. China’s government says it is ready to retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump goes ahead with plans for another tariff hike on Chinese goods. The Commerce Ministry expressed confidence it can maintain “steady and healthy” economic growth despite their spiraling trade battle. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) </p>
Women are reflected on an advertisement for Apple’s MacBook computer

Women are reflected on an advertisement for Apple’s MacBook computer on display near a shopping mall in Beijing, Thursday, September 6, 2018. China’s government says it is ready to retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump goes ahead with plans for another tariff hike on Chinese goods. The Commerce Ministry expressed confidence it can maintain “steady and healthy” economic growth despite their spiraling trade battle. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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