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Wearing a helmet, trader Abdul Latif, who does not have a hand, takes his goods from Badamtoli to his business in the back of a pickup truck. Despite the fear of arson and homemade bomb attacks, he has to go on with his business and life. Photo: Banglar Chokh
Japanese Misao Okawa, the world's oldest living person, is celebrated by Takehiro Ogura (R), mayor of Osaka's Higashi-Sumiyoshi Ward, at an elder care facility in Osaka, western Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo March 4, 2015, the day before her 117th birthday. Photo: Reuters
An acrobat crosses a tightrope with his knees over the Wanda Plaza in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, March 5, 2015. Photo: Reuters
"Table Sculpture" by artist Allen Jones is seen on display at Sotheby's auction house in London March 4, 2015. The work is part of an eclectic exhibition and sale called Bear Witness, which will be auctioned over three days from March 10. Photo: Reuters
US Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert leaves after he was slashed in the face by an unidentified assailant at a public forum in central Seoul March 5, 2015. Lippert was attending a breakfast forum in central Seoul when a man attacked him, slashing him in the face. Photo: Reuters
Security personnel detain an unidentified assailant who attacked the US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert at a public forum, in central Seoul March 5, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Two paramilitary policemen stand guard under red flags on the roof of the National Museum as the sun rises, before the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing March 5, 2015. Photo: Reuters
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