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October 10, 2011
Moments of daily life around the world
From an Indian baker preparing vermicelli, to weddings in China, here is a look at daily life in other nations as seen through the eyes of photographers who work for the Associated Press. (29 images)

An elderly Pakistani woman lights incense sticks while visiting the local shrine of famous Saint Beri Imam, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. AP / Muhammed Muheisen

An Afghan boy works at a brick factory on the outskirts of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Monday, Oct 10, 2011. AP / Rahmat Gul

An Afghan rides a cart carrying waste items in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday Oct. 8, 2011. AP / Kamran Jebreili

An Afghan construction worker carries a ladder in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday Oct. 8, 2011. AP / Kamran Jebreili

An Afghan refugee girl looks out from her home in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. AP / Muhammed Muheisen

Pakistani Shaima Akram, 12, left, and her sister Shamila, 9, rest while working with their family in a brick factory on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 3, 2011. AP / Muhammed Muheisen

A Pakistani boy looks for customers to rent his horse on the seashore of Karachi, Pakistan on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. AP / Muhammed Muheisen

A Pakistani vendor selling nuts talks with a customer, right, on a roadside in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. AP / Muhammed Muheisen

A Pakistani man working in a wholesale fruit and vegetable market, carries a sack of potatoes on his back, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. AP / Muhammed Muheisen

A police officer dozes off while guarding an area of empty seats at the main court of the Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournament during a match between David Nalbandian of Argentina and Ernests Gulbis of Latvia in Shanghai, China, Monday, Oct. 10, 2011. AP / Alexander F. Yuan

A man carries ducks he bought at a roadside market in Hangzhou, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. AP / Alexander F. Yuan

A couple prepare for wedding photos on a bridge near a Chinese pavilion at a tourist attraction in Hangzhou, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. AP / Alexander F. Yuan

Family members attend an outdoor wedding in the garden of an old villa in central Shanghai, China, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. AP / Alexander F. Yuan

A police vehicle's headlights are seen as people are silhouetted in the fading light as the moon rises through the trees during unseasonably hot weather on Hampstead Heath in London, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. AP / Matt Dunham

Women enjoy the sunset on a sunny day at the Teufelsberg (Devil's Hill) in Berlin, central Germany, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. AP / Markus Schreiber

People enjoy thermal water in the ruins of the ancient baths at Tiermas while covering their bodies with mud in Yesa, northern Spain, Saturday Oct.1, 2011. AP / Alvaro Barrientos

People wait as a street vendor loads sacks of potatoes into a their car at a street market in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. Street markets offer seasonal food at low prices. AP / Sergei Grits

Belarusian Maria Verbitskaya pushes a child's stroller containing food to her house after purchasing groceries from a traveling shop in the village of Raviny, some 130 km ( 81 miles) west of Minsk, Belarus , Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. AP / Sergei Grits

A Cambodian boy carries his mother on a motorcycle riding through a flooded road at Arey Ksat village, which is surrounding by floodwaters from the Mekong River, in Kandal province, some five kilometers (three miles) northeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. AP / Heng Sinith

Filipino salesclerks push merchandise racks along a street as they go to an event at a bay area mall in Manila, Philippines, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. AP / Aaron Favila

A man walks near the pink balloons decorated to mark the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. AP / Lee Jin-man

Shepherd Umm Ali, 63, tends her flock in the Jordan Valley, 34 miles (55 kilometers) southeast of Amman, Jordan, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. AP / Mohammad Hannon

A Jordanian man waits for customers at his roadside cafe at the Dead Sea, southeast of Amman, Jordan, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. AP / Mohammad Hannon

Ammar Mohammed Shubbar, 39, right, an Iraqi traditional doctor, lets a patient's blood using glass cups with a piece of burning paper inside, in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. A form of local traditional medicine, some people believe blood letting brings relief from aches and pains. AP / Khalid Mohammed

A Syrian woman runs with her child in the courtyard of the historic Ommayad Mosque, in Damascus, Syria, on Monday Oct. 3, 2011. AP / Muzaffar Salman

An Indian baker prepares vermicelli, or thin noodles, in Jammu, India, Monday, Oct. 10, 2011. AP / Channi Anand

An elderly Nepalese man smokes as he sits in front of a closed shop which has writings made during the recently concluded Dashain festival at Bhaktapur, outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, Oct.10, 2011. People believe making these writings in front of their shops and homes brings good luck. AP / Niranjan Shrestha

An amateur stunt performer rides a motor bike on the sidelines of a motor car show in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. AP / Gemunu Amarasinghe

Sri Lankan men play cricket after sunset in the suburbs of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. AP / Gemunu Amarasinghe

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