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Swirling devotion

Nepalese devotees pull a giant wooden chariot in a circle to celebrate Rato Machhindranath, the god of rain, during a festival in Lalitpur, near Kathmandu, Nepal, on May 17, 2016. The festival celebrates the hope of a good harvest, prosperity and good luck for the coming year. (Narendra Shrestha/EPA)

Photos of the day – May 17, 2016

Performers prepare backstage for rehearsals ahead of the First World Conference on Tourism for Development to be held this week in Beijing; two endangered common marmosets grip a finger after being seized from a South Korean smuggler in Goyang, northwest of Seoul, South Korea; and Nepalese devotees pull a giant wooden chariot in a circle to celebrate Rato Machhindranath, the god of rain, during a festival in Lalitpur, near Kathmandu, Nepal. (AP/EPA)

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