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A young Indian Muslim boy point towards the crescent moon as children cling to a pillar to have a better look in the compound of Jamia Masjid or Grand Mosque in New Delhi, India, July 10. The new moon heralds the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, a time of fasting, prayer and charitable giving for Muslims worldwide.
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Students perform an afternoon prayer on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Ar-Raudlatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, July 10.
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Men pray and read the Koran at the base for Mohamed Morsi supporters on the first day of Ramadan, the sacred holy month for Muslims, July 10 in Cairo, Egypt.
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Turkish people wait to break their fast on July 10, the first night of Ramadan, at Eyup in Istanbul. Tens of millions across the Muslim world fast from dawn to dusk and strive to be more pious and charitable during the month, which ends with the Eid holiday.