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Images of the week: Singapore, Basel, San Salvador

Indian Hindu devotees offer prayers to the sun during the Chhath Festival in Siliguri on November 19, 2012. The Chhath festival, also known as Surya Pooja - worship of the sun - is observed in various parts of India, where homage is paid to the sun and water gods. During Chhath festival devotees undergo a fast and offer water and milk to the Sun God at dawn and dusk on the banks of rivers or small ponds and pray for the longevity and health of their spouse.