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Thursday Oct. 1, Our World In Pictures

October 1, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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CYPRUS — Island Celebrates Independence: Members of the Special Forces march during the annual Independence Day military parade in Nicosia on Thursday. The divided island is celebrating 55 years of independence amid peace talks to decide whether rival Greek and Turkish communities will herald the birth of a future unified state. The island has been divided since 1974, when Turkey invaded in response to a coup aimed at uniting the island with Greece. The country gained independence from Britain in 1960.

CHINA — Costumed Celebrants Take to Streets: Residents in ethnic minority costumes gather in a square to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Urumqi on Thursday.

UTAH — Pilots Make Journey Over Desert: Kirby Chambliss of the U.S. leads Nicolas Ivanoff of France and Matthias Dolderer of Germany over the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park on Tuesday. The pilots are ferrying their race planes to the season final of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship held in Las Vegas on Oct. 18.

MUMBAI — Garbage Continues to Be an Issue: A boy walks on a plank past garbage strewn around a slum area on Tuesday. Yesterday marked one year since Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan” or “Clean India Mission.”

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