Photos | Halloween 2017 : The world gets its spooks on!

The day of the dead also known as Halloween is celebrated today with revelers in bizarre, often spooky costumes taking to the streets in celebrations.

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Participants pose during a Halloween event in Kawasaki, Japan. The scariest night of the year is back, when according to age-old belief, spirits roam the earth and prey on humans. Halloween, or the festival of the dead is celebrated traditionally across the world from October 31 to November 1. (Kim Kyung-Hoon / REUTERS)

Participants pose during a Halloween event in Kawasaki, Japan. The scariest night of the year is back, when according to age-old belief, spirits roam the earth and prey on humans. Halloween, or the festival of the dead is celebrated traditionally across the world from October 31 to November 1. (Kim Kyung-Hoon / REUTERS)

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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump hand out candy to children during a Halloween event at the decked out White House in Washington. Kids from over 20 schools in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia attended the celebrations on the South Lawn along with military families and members of community organisations. (Nicholas Kamn / AFP)

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump hand out candy to children during a Halloween event at the decked out White House in Washington. Kids from over 20 schools in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia attended the celebrations on the South Lawn along with military families and members of community organisations. (Nicholas Kamn / AFP)

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A boy dressed as Pennywise, the dancing clown from the movie ‘It’ poses for a photo during a Halloween party in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. (Jose Luis Gonzalez / REUTERS)

A boy dressed as Pennywise, the dancing clown from the movie ‘It’ poses for a photo during a Halloween party in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. (Jose Luis Gonzalez / REUTERS)

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Revellers in costumes take part in a 'Zombies March' in central Kiev, Ukraine ahead of Halloween celebrations. (Sergei Supinsky / AFP)

Revellers in costumes take part in a 'Zombies March' in central Kiev, Ukraine ahead of Halloween celebrations. (Sergei Supinsky / AFP)

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Halloween decoration seen during an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, US. (Carlos Barria / REUTERS)

Halloween decoration seen during an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, US. (Carlos Barria / REUTERS)

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A house decorated with fake skeletons in Germany for the upcoming Halloween celebrations on October 31. (Hauke-Christian Dittrich / dpa / AFP)

A house decorated with fake skeletons in Germany for the upcoming Halloween celebrations on October 31. (Hauke-Christian Dittrich / dpa / AFP)

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A participant in costume uses a mobile phone at a Halloween event in Kawasaki, Japan. (Kim Kyung-Hoon / REUTERS)

A participant in costume uses a mobile phone at a Halloween event in Kawasaki, Japan. (Kim Kyung-Hoon / REUTERS)

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AC Milan supporters unveil a Halloween banner in support of their team prior to the start of the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Juventus, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy. (Antonio Calanni / AP)

AC Milan supporters unveil a Halloween banner in support of their team prior to the start of the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Juventus, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy. (Antonio Calanni / AP)

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A man wearing an Anonymous mask takes part in a Halloween parade in Tokyo. (Behrouz Mehri / AFP)

A man wearing an Anonymous mask takes part in a Halloween parade in Tokyo. (Behrouz Mehri / AFP)

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