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Photos of the day - June 8, 2014

A members of the Samaritan community prays atop Mount Gerizim, above the city of Nablus, West Bank, after sunrise on June 8, 2014, as they celebrate the Shavuot festival, marking the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai seven weeks after the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Samaritan religion descended from the ancient Israelite tribes of Menashe and Efraim and the community numbers today less than 700 people, half of who live on Mount Grizim in the West Bank and the other half in Holon, next to Tel Aviv, Israel. Samaritans recite prayers in ancient Hebrew using a Torah scoll. (EPA/ALAA BADARNEH)

Photos of the day - June 8, 2014

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A man prays atop Mount Gerizim above the city of Nablus just after sunrise, Pope Francis celebrates the Pentecostal mass at Saint Peter Dome in Vatican and Visitors watch an elephant bathing in the newly opened elephant park in the Zurich Zoo in Zurich are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Reuters)

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