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May 27, 2011
Daily life in May around the world

Here is a collection of images of daily life around the world captured by Associated Press photographers (37 images)

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Afghan men smoke 'sheesha' under disco lights at the 'Kabul Fried Chicken' fast food restaurant in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Mustafa Quraishi / AP


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An Afghan man walks with his bicycle atop a hill as dust blows in the horizon in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, May 8, 2011. Mustafa Quraishi / AP



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Afghan children wearing masks as they play outside their home in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, May 6, 2011. Mustafa Quraishi /



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An Afghan youth rides his bicycle in a floodwater after a rain in Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, May 5, 2011. Musadeq Sadeq / AP



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Afghans are seen reflected on mirrors, which are displayed to sell in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Hossein Fatemi / AP



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A Pakistani child, with his face covered with flies, sits inside a wooden cart in an alley of a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Muhammed Muheisen / AP



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Pakistani girls react as they get caught in a sand storm, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Muhammed Muheisen / AP



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Pakistanis gather in a field playing cricket and other games as the sun sets in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, May 16, 2011. Muhammed Muheisen / AP



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Pakistani children repeat verses of the Quran during their daily Islamic religious class in a Mosque, in a slum area on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Muhammed Muheisen / AP



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Pakistani Martha Mughar, 62, stands in her vegetables stall waiting for customers in an alley of a Christian neighborhood in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, May 12, 2011. Muhammed Muheisen / AP



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A Pakistani man riding a motocycle pulls two others on bicycles loaded with wood along a road in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Muhammed Muheisen / AP



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Pakistani visitors light oil lamps at a shrine to get their wishes fulfilled in suburbs of Islamabad, Pakistan on Friday, April 29, 2011. B.K.Bangash / AP



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Tourists wearing a red cap walk past a street vendor selling Beijing's map outside a train station in Beijing, China Sunday, May 22, 2011. Andy Wong / AP



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A tourist gives money to a child sitting below a beggar playing with a Chinese traditional music instrument outside the Forbidden City in Beijing Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Andy Wong / AP



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Chinese folk performers take part in the Miaofengshan temple fair on the outskirts of Beijing, China, Tuesday, May 10, 2011. / AP



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Toddlers play near a woman peeling potatoes outside a restaurant in Beijing, China, Monday, May 9, 2011. Ng Han Guan / AP



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A Chinese man and woman prepares to walk into heavy rain from an underpass in Beijing, China, Sunday, May 8, 2011. Ng Han Guan / AP



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A mechanic washes his hands as an elderly man eats his lunch. A statue of the God of Longevity separates the two men at a hutong alley in Beijing Thursday, May 5, 2011. Andy Wong / AP



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A Chinese woman holding an umbrella pedals a bicycle past a crossing on a rainy day in Beijing Thursday, May 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) Andy Wong / AP



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Yorkshire terrier Ryota, left, greets miniature pinscher Pin-chan during their encounter in Tokyo, Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Shizuo Kambayashi / AP



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Elderly women come to purchase vegetables at a morning market near an area destroyed by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan, Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Junji Kurokawa / AP



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Cambodian farmers wash their cows at the Mekong river in Koh Dach village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Saturday, May 7, 2011. Heng Sinith / AP



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Salted fish dry on the ground near Kpob village in Battambang province, some 290 kilometers (180 miles) northwest of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, May 6, 2011. Kpob village is well-known for its fish sausage, pickled fish and salted fish which is sold through the markets in the country's northwestern provinces. Heng Sinith / AP



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A Muslim girl asks for alms outside the grand mosque or Jamia Masjid in the old part of Delhi, India, Thursday, April 28, 2011. Altaf Qadri / AP



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Indian children play in a water fountain at a park in Hyderabad, India, on Thursday, May 12, 2011 during a recent heatwave. Mahesh Kumar A / AP



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A Kashmiri boy jumps into the Nigeen Lake on a hot summer day in Srinagar, India, Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Mukhtar Khan / AP



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Rhesus monkeys sit on a gate of the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 26, 2011. Gurinder Osan / AP



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Villagers tie bamboo together and set them afloat to transport them for sale, on the River Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India, Monday, May 9, 2011. Villagers prefer transporting bamboo along the river instead of transporting by road because it is more cost effective. Anupam Nath / AP



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An Indian youth gets a haircut from a roadside barber in the old part of Delhi, India, Thursday, April 28, 2011. Altaf Qadri / AP



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Palestinian farmers harvest wheat during harvest season, on a farm near the West Bank city of Jenin, Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Mohammed Ballas / AP



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In this photo taken Sunday, May 22, 2011, a woman and a child sit by a window at their house in Nyaung Tone, about 60 miles southwest of Yangon, Myanmar. Khin Maung Win / AP



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A worker arranges fish as they sell them at the Baho fish market, the main fish market in Yangon, Myanmar, on Thursday, May 26, 2011. Khin Maung Win / AP



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Belarusians plant potatoes on their field in the village of Kurovichi, 140 km ( 88 miles ) west of Belarusian capital Minsk, Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Potatoes are a basic staple of the Belarus diet. Sergei Grits / AP



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Workers clean the side of the One Churchill Place skyscraper, of which 32 floors serve as the headquarters of Barclays Bank, in the Canary Wharf business district of London, Friday, May 6, 2011. Matt Dunham / AP



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Two women carry loads up a steep mountainside in a roadless, rural part of Kenscoff District, Haiti, Tuesday, May 10, 2011. In rural parts of Haiti residents live with virtually no infrastructure. Dieu Nalio Chery / AP



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A woman rides a horse on a beach in Cadiz, southern Spain. Wednesday May 4, 2011. Emilio Morenatti / AP



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Thai Buddhist monks gather at Wat Dhammakaya on the outskirts of Bangkok to participate in Visakha Bucha Day ceremonies Tuesday, May 17, 2011. On this day devout Buddhist and followers gather to celebrate the three precepts of Buddha, his birth, his enlightenment and his death. Visakha Bucha Day is recognized as the most important day in Buddhism. David Longstreath / AP



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