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Jul 20, 2021

In this photo taken with low shutter speed, Muslim pilgrims circumambulate the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, during the annual hajj pilgrimage, at the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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A Saudi security officer watches as Muslim hajj pilgrims, wearing masks and keeping social distancing to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, circumambulate the Kaaba, a square stone structure in the Great Mosque, in Mecca Saudi Arabia.

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Indian Women's Hockey team ahead of Tokyo Olympics.

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Indian Gymnast Pranati Nayak poses for a picture ahead of Tokyo Olympics.

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Indian Swimmer Sajan Prakash during a training session ahead of Tokyo Olympics.

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Javelin thrower Annu Rani trains ahead of Tokyo Olympics at ASI in Pune.

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Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh trains ahead of Tokyo Olympics at ASI in Pune.

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Police personnel during a flag march on the eve of Eid al-Adha, in Lucknow.

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Worshippers pray during Arafat Day at a park in southern Tehran, Iran. Arafat is a sacred day in the Islamic calendar marking Hajj pilgrimage a day before Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice.

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A view of flooded Tawi river near Har Ki Pauri temple in Jammu.

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Newly elected Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Navjot Singh Sidhu being welcomed by supporters during his visit to Amritsar.

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DPCC President Anil Kumar Chaudhary pays floral tribute to former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on her death anniversary, in New Delhi.

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Workers pump out rain-water from the waterlogged underpass road at Rajiv Chowk in Gurugram.

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A view of a traffic jam caused due to BJP supporters welcoming UP BJP Youth Wing President Pranshu Dutt Dwivedi, in Noida.

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Commuters wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rains in Patiala.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais during their meeting in New Delhi.

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Women shop at a market on the eve of Eid-ul-Zuha amidst covid-19 restrictions, in Prayagraj.

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Swan Uppers try to capture a swan and it's Cygnets on the River Thames near Windsor, England, during Swan Upping, with Windsor Castle in background. The ancient tradition of Swan Upping is the annual census to gauge the numbers and health of the swan population on the River Thames.

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People riding a scooter during heavy rain in New Delhi.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin along with Industries Minister Thangam Thenarasu and investers at the 'Investment Conclave' to lay the foundation stone of nine projects and inaugurate five other projects, in Chennai.

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Parents and guardians of students receive mark-sheets of their wards for Madhyamik examinations, at a school in Nadia.

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Mourners prepare to bury victims of a Monday bombing at a Baghdad market that was busy with shoppers a day before the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, in Najaf, Iraq. Iraqi medical officials said the Monday bomb attack in Sadr City, a Baghdad suburb, killed at least 30 people and wounded dozens of others.

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People take cover under an umbrella as heavy rain falls in New Delhi.

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A man feeds sheep as he waits for customers at a makeshift market for sacrificial animals on the eve of Eid-al-Adha festival in Srinagar.

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Raj Kundra, brought to property Cell Unit of Crime Branch office, after being produce in Esplanade Court as he was arrested in the pornography-related case, in Mumbai.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin along with Industries Minister Thangam Thenarasu and investers at the 'Investment Conclave' to lay the foundation stone of nine projects and inaugurate five other projects, in Chennai.

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People take cover under an umbrella as heavy rain falls in New Delhi.

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SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel deployed as Municipal Corporation workers demolish encroachments at the water body areas in Ranchi.

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Cars stuck on a waterlogged road after heavy rain in Patiala.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and his wife Rashmi Thackeray with old warkari couple, pay obeisance at Lord Vithal-Rukmini temple on the occasion of 'Ashadi Ekadashi', at Pandharpur in Solapur.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Indian Judoka Shushila Devi's training session at the Kodokan International Judo Centre ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2020 in Tokyo.

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Sarang helicopter display team of the IAF performs at the MAKS International Air Show, at Zhukovsky International Airport, Russia. The air show is a biennial fixture and this year’s edition is scheduled from 20 July 2021 to 25 July 2021.

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Health workers administer COVID-19 vaccine doses to idol artists of Kumartuli at a free vaccination camp, in Kolkata.

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Muslims buy 'Sewai' and dry fruits at a shop on the eve of the Id al-Adha or Bakrid at Fancy Bazar in Guwahati.

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Police detain an Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activist during a protest over Pegasus project issue, outside Raj Bhavan in Kolkata.

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Police detain an Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activist during a protest over Pegasus project issue, outside Raj Bhavan in Kolkata.

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Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists during a protest against the snooping on Congress leaders outside Governor House, in Kolkata.

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Locals rescue an elderly man who was trapped in a flash flood after heavy rainfall in the Tawi River in Jammu.

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A man wades through a waterlogged street after rainfall in Jammu.

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Congress party workers shout slogans during a protest accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of using military-grade malware from Israel-based NSO Group to spy on political opponents, journalists and activists in New Delhi.

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Congress party workers shout slogans during a protest accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government of using military-grade malware from Israel-based NSO Group to spy on political opponents, journalists and activists in New Delhi.

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Trinamool Congress students wing participate in an agitation to protest against snooping on TMC leader Abhisekh Banerjee, in Kolkata.

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Trinamool Congress students wing participate in an agitation to protest against snooping on TMC leader Abhisekh Banerjee, in Kolkata.

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Trinamool Congress students wing participate in an agitation to protest against snooping on TMC leader Abhisekh Banerjee, in Kolkata.

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Construction work underway as part of the Central Vista Redevelopment Project, at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Construction work underway as part of the Central Vista Redevelopment Project, at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Delhi Police detains Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists during a protest over Pegasus project issue near Parliament House during the monsoon session, in New Delhi.

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Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists during a protest over Pegasus project issue near Parliament House during the monsoon session, in New Delhi.

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Trinamool Congress students wing participate in an agitation to protest against snooping on TMC leader Abhisekh Banerjee, in Kolkata.

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Congress party supporters hold placards as they protest against the fuel price hike, in Ahmedabad.

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Devotees not adhering to social distancing norms visit the Bankey Bihari temple on the occasion of Devsoni Ekadashi, at Vrindavan near Mathura.

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Warkari community people take a look at the graffiti while visiting Pandharpur Wari on the occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi in Solapur.

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Indian Army soldiers remove razor wire as a boundary wall of Army Regiment collapses due to heavy rain and killed a civilian, at Rajouri.

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Traffic jam on Thane-Nashik highway due to filling potholes at Majiwada in Thane.

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People watch flooded Tawi river during heavy rains at Nagrota area in Jammu.

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Aspirants leave from the examination centre after completing their JEE Main exams, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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BJP MP Harsh Vardhan during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Agriculture Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Sovandeb Chattopadhyay (R) and party leader Ritabrata Banerjee (L) inaugurate a decorated tram to promote the annual 'Shahid Diwas' rally, at Nonapukur tram depot in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh after the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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BJP ministers and MPs after the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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BJP ministers and MPs after the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MPs display placards as they stage a protest over the issue of surveillance during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Indian hockey team poses near the Olympics rings, ahead of the Summer Olympics 2020, in Tokyo.

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Vendors wait for customers to sell their goats, ahead of the Eid-Ul-Adha, in Guwahati.

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Shripad Yesso Naik takes charge as the Minister of State for Tourism, in New Delhi.

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SAD MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal displays a placard during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Prakash Javadekar at Parliament House complex during the ongoing Monsoon Session, in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla conducts proceedings of the House during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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View of the Rajya Sabha during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Servitors perform Pahandi procession of Lord Balabhadra during the Bahuda Yatra (return car festival), in Puri.

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Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput poses near the Olympic rings, ahead of the Summer Olympics 2020, in Tokyo.

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Indian judoka Shushila Likmabam sits near the Olympic rings, ahead of the Summer Olympics 2020, in Tokyo.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju with other BJP MPs after the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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JD(S) H D Devegowda being assisted at Parliament House complex during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah and others at the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with other BJP MPs after the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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BJP MPs after the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union minister HS Puri and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat after the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Devotees pay obeisance outside Lord Vithal-Rukmini Temple on the occasion of Ashadi Ekadashi as temples are still closed following Covid-19 protocols, at Dadar in Mumbai.

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Police and anti-vaccination protesters clash during a demonstration in Parliament Square, London, after the final legal restrictions were lifted in England.

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Soldiers from the Belgian Army walk through a residential street after flooding in Liege, Belgium. Residents in several provinces continued to clean up after severe flooding in Germany and Belgium turned streams and streets into raging torrents that swept away cars and caused houses to collapse.

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Pedro Castillo celebrates with his running mate Dina Boluarte after being declared president-elect of Peru by election authorities, from the balcony of his campaign headquarters in Lima Peru. Castillo was declared president-elect more than a month after the elections took place and after opponent Keiko Fujimori claimed that the election was tainted by fraud.

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South Africa's Lungi Ngidi, center left, celebrates taking the wicket of Ireland's Andrew Balbirnie during the Twenty20 International match against South Africa at The Village, Dublin.

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Security personnel inspect a damaged vehicle which was firing rockets in Kabul, Afghanistan. At least three rockets hit near the presidential palace on Tuesday shortly before Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was to give an address to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid-a-Adha.

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People thought to be migrants make their way up the beach after arriving on a small boat at Dungeness in Kent, England. They were later taken away by Border Force staff.

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Caravans, gas tanks, trees and scrap pile up metres high on a bridge over the Ahr in Altenahr, Germany. Numerous houses in the town were completely destroyed or severely damaged, there are numerous fatalities.

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A woman fires a homemade mortar during commemorations for the 42nd anniversary of the triumph of the 1979 Sandinista Revolution that toppled dictator Anastasio Somoza in Managua, Nicaragua.

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On what some have called "Freedom Day", marking the end of coronavirus restrictions in England, visitors listen as Yeoman Warder Barney Chandler leading the first tour of the Tower of London in 16 months since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, in London. Beginning Monday, face masks will no longer be legally required and with social distancing rules shelved, but mask rules will remain for passengers on the London transport network.

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A physically disabled Nepalese girl waits with her mother to receive a dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine at the Nepal Disabled Association Khagendra New Life Center in Kathmandu, Nepal. A shipment of 1.5 million doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccine donated by the United States arrived last week in Nepal, which is struggling to inoculate its population against the coronavirus.

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An elderly physically disabled Nepalese man receives a dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine at the Nepal Disabled Association Khagendra New Life Center in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Roosters fight at the "Anbalakay kay kano" cockfighting club in the Bwa Moket neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Cockfighting offers winners about $150 dollars per fight.

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People drink on the dance floor shortly after the reopening, at The Piano Works in Farringdon, in London. Thousands of young people plan to dance the night away at 'Freedom Day' parties after midnight Sunday, when almost all coronavirus restrictions in England are to be scrapped. Nightclubs, which have been shuttered since March 2020, can finally reopen.

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A man jumps on the dance floor shortly after the reopening, at The Piano Works in Farringdon, in London. The country's nightclubs are reopening for the first time in 17 months as almost all coronavirus rules are set to be scrapped.

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Zaila Avant-garde, the 14-year-old who recently won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, second-lines with Zulu warriors during a celebration in her honor in Harvey, Louisiana. Zaila, her mother Alma Heard, friends and well-wishers gathered at the Woodmere Cafe in Harvey, Sunday to watch a raucous parade of fire engines, police, motorcycles, horses and cars.

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US President Joe Biden, right, meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II, left, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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An athlete trains at the weightlifting training hall at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

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Indian Sailor Vishnu Saravanan training at a gym ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2020, in Tokyo.

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Muslim pilgrims pray on top of the rocky hill known as the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, beside inscriptions which were left by pilgrims from previous years, during the annual hajj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The coronavirus has taken its toll on the hajj for a second year running. What once drew some 2.5 million Muslims from all walks of life from across the globe, the hajj pilgrimage is now almost unrecognizable in scale.

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Muslims offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Adha, outside the iconic Haghia Sophia in the historic Sultan Ahmed district of Istanbul. Thousands of Muslims attended dawn Eid al-Adha prayers in Istanbul.

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In this photo released by the official Facebook page of the Syrian Presidency, Syrian President Bashar Assad prays on the first day of the Eid al-Adha, at Khalid Ibn al-Walid Mosque, in Homs province, Syria.

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Fencer Bhavani Devi safely landed in Tokyo and is leaving for Tokyo Olympics 2020 Games village.

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Muslims young and old gather for prayers to celebrate Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, that commemorates the Prophet Ibrahim's faith in Nairobi, Kenya. Eid al-Adha marks the end of hajj.

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Muslims gather for prayers to celebrate Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, that commemorates the Prophet Ibrahim's faith in Nairobi, Kenya.

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People pray spaced apart as a precaution against the coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at Zona Madina mosque in Bogor, Indonesia.

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People offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Adha, outside the iconic Haghia Sophia in the historic Sultan Ahmed district of Istanbul. Thousands of Muslims attended dawn Eid al-Adha prayers in Istanbul.

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Muslim worshippers offer Eid al-Adha prayer in the mixed Arab Jewish city of Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel. The major Muslim holiday, at the end of the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, is observed around the world by believers and commemorates prophet Abraham's pledge to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.

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Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of the Sacrifice," commemorates the Quranic tale of Prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.

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Muslim worshippers offer Eid al-Adha prayer in the mixed Arab Jewish city of Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Indonesian Muslims perform Eid al-Adha prayers at a mosque in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, Indonesia.

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Muslims pray inside a mosque during an Eid al-Adha prayer in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, Indonesia.

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Palestinian Muslims attend the prayer of the first day of Eid al-Adha in Gaza City. During the Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, Muslims slaughter sheep or cattle to distribute portions of the meat to the poor.

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Devotees pay obeisance to Lord Vithal-Rukmini Temple on the occasion of Ashadi Ekadashi as temples are following Covid-19 protocols, at Dahisar in Mumbai.

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Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal Khan, celebrates after scoring 100 runs on the final One Day series match between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh at Harare Sports Club in Harare.

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Devotees pay obeisance to Lord Vithal-Rukmini Temple on the occasion of Ashadi Ekadashi as temples are following Covid-19 protocols, at Dahisar in Mumbai.

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A Saudi security officer watches as Muslim hajj pilgrims, wearing masks and keeping social distancing to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, circumambulate the Kaaba, a square stone structure in the Great Mosque, in Mecca Saudi Arabia. Once drawing some 2.5 million Muslims from across the globe to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, the Islamic pilgrimage has been dramatically scaled back due to the virus.

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A goat seller feeds his goat as he waits for customers ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival, at Mira Road in Mumbai.

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