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Thousands of Brazilian Catholics venerate Our Lady of Aparecida, and more from around the world

Thousands of Brazilian Catholics venerate Our Lady of Aparecida, and more from around the world
A devotee carries a cross as thousands pay tribute to Our Lady of Aparecida, Brazilian national patroness, at the Basilica of the National Shrine in Aparecida, Sao Paulo State on October 12, 2023 , Brazil. (Photo by Miguel Schincariol/Getty Images)

Moving, surprising, inspiring, terrifying, shocking ... This is a selection of images from our planet, over the last 24 hours.

People flee the fire that has forced the evacuation of at least 30 people from surrounding towns in Cordoba, Argentina, 11 October 2023. Efforts to extinguish forest fire continued this 11 October in the central Argentine province of Córdoba, where the fire forced the evacuation of at least 30 people from surrounding towns. According to the daily fire report of the Argentine Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, most of the outbreaks were controlled on Tuesday night, although the outbreak in the northern part of the province in Tulumba, 150 kilometers from the capital of Córdoba, is still worrying EPA-EFE/Lucho Casalla

A composite image of 9 photos shows street vendors transporting their various goods in the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam, 12 October 2023. The World Bank in a press release dated from 10 August 2023 said that the general ‘economic growth slowed from 8 percent in 2022 to 3.7 percent in the first half of 2023’ in Vietnam. EPA-EFE/LUONG THAI LINH

Relatives of the victims of the 2002 Bali bombings toss flower petals into the pond at the Bali Bombing Memorial during a ceremony to mark the 21st anniversary of the attacks, in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 12 October 2023. A series of explosions on the Indonesian island of Bali on 12 October 2002 claimed 202 lives, including 88 Australians and 38 Indonesians. EPA-EFE/MADE NAGI

Female giant panda cub twins are made public at Everland in Yongin, 42 km south of Seoul, South Korea, on 12 October 2023, as their names have been decided as ‘Rui Bao’ and ‘Hui Bao,’ respectively, via a public contest. The cubs were born to 9-year-old giant panda Ai Bao and her partner, the 10-year-old Le Bao, at the amusement park on 07 July. EPA-EFE/YONHAP

Nepalese artist Ravi Kumar Pandit puts final touches on an idol of the Hindu goddess Durga, the mother of Power and Prosperity, for the upcoming Dashain festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, 12 October 2023. The Durga idol is widely worshipped by Nepalese people during the Dashain festival which will start on 15 October 2023. Dashain commemorates a victory of the gods over the wicked demons and is considered the longest and the most auspicious festival. EPA-EFE/NARENDRA SHRESTHA

Catherine, Princess of Wales plays goalball as she visits SportsAid at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre to mark World Mental Health Day on October 12, 2023 in Marlow, England. Prince and Princess of Wales are carrying out engagements across the UK to mark World Mental Health Day and to highlight the importance of mental wellbeing, particularly in young people. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Legionnaires and their goat mascot march during the National Day Military Parade on October 12, 2023 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

A fox looks on as engineers install a replacement “nose bolt” on an elevated bascule, on Tower Bridge on October 11, 2023 in London, England. In overnight work, engineers started replacing the bridge’s two-metre-long “nose bolts,” which lock the two bridge decks, or bascules, together when closed. The nose bolts were last replaced in 2002. A representative for the City of London described the process as a “bit like pulling wisdom teeth.” (Photo by Peter Nicholls/Getty Images)

Mexican citizens repatriated from Israel look out the windows of a Mexican Air Force plane as they land at the Santa Lucia Military Base, in Santa Lucia, Mexico, 11 October 2023. Mexico received two flights with 287 nationals repatriated from Israel as the Palestine-Israel conflict escalates. Hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians have died since the militant group Hamas launched an unprecedented attack on Israel from the Gaza Strip on 07 October 2023, leading to Israeli retaliation strikes on the Palestinian enclave. EPA-EFE/ISAAC ESQUIVEL

Israeli Iron Dome intercepts missiles launched from the Gaza strip on, 11 October 2023. More than 1,000 Palestinians have been killed and over 5,000 others injured, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, after Israel started bombing the Palestinian enclave in response to attacks carried out by the Islamist movement Hamas on Israel from the Gaza Strip on 07 October. More than 3,000 people, including 1,500 militants from Hamas, have been killed and thousands injured in Gaza and Israel since 07 October, according to Israeli military sources and Palestinian officials. EPA-EFE/MOHAMMED SABER

Smoke rises from the Gaza port following an Israeli air strike, in Gaza City, 12 October 2023.  EPA-EFE/MOHAMMED SABER

A Palestinian man carries a wounded child at Al-Shefa hospital in Gaza City, 11 October 2023. EPA-EFE/HAITHAM IMAD

Members of the public walk through a piece of installation art by Moroccan artist Amine El Gotaibi entitled ‘Illuminate the Light’, at a media preview for the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair at Somerset House on October 12, 2023 in London, England. The art fair, which opens to the public on October 13, features work from 62 Galleries and 170 artists from Africa and the diaspora. 1-54, which was started by Touria El Glaoui in 2013, is dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora. Its name refers to the fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) DM


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