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A man casts his fishing net in the flood waters next to his partially submerged hut in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man casts his fishing net in the flood waters next to his partially submerged hut in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

A man casts his fishing net in the flood waters next to his partially submerged hut in Morigaon district in the northeastern state of Assam, India. REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika
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People help an injured woman lying on the ground after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona, Spain in this still image from a video obtained from social media. Courtesy of Carlos Tena Gallardo/via REUTERS

People help an injured woman lying on the ground after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona, Spain in this still image from a video obtained from social media. Courtesy of Carlos Tena Gallardo/via REUTERS

People help an injured woman lying on the ground after a van crashed into pedestrians near the Las Ramblas avenue in central Barcelona, Spain in this still image from a video obtained from social media. Courtesy of Carlos Tena Gallardo/via REUTERS
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A man carries an empty coffin at the Paloko cemetery in Waterloo, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A man carries an empty coffin at the Paloko cemetery in Waterloo, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A man carries an empty coffin at the Paloko cemetery in Waterloo, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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A Mapuche Indian activist is detained during a protest in support of Santiago Maldonado, an Argentinean citizen who according to media is missing since clashes with the police in the Argentinian Patagonia region, in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Carlos Vera

A Mapuche Indian activist is detained during a protest in support of Santiago Maldonado, an Argentinean citizen who according to media is missing since clashes with the police in the Argentinian Patagonia region, in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Carlos...more

A Mapuche Indian activist is detained during a protest in support of Santiago Maldonado, an Argentinean citizen who according to media is missing since clashes with the police in the Argentinian Patagonia region, in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Carlos Vera
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A slackliner crosses a high wire between two chimneys of the structure housing former foundry Horno Alto No. 3, at Fundidora park in Monterrey, Mexico. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A slackliner crosses a high wire between two chimneys of the structure housing former foundry Horno Alto No. 3, at Fundidora park in Monterrey, Mexico. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

A slackliner crosses a high wire between two chimneys of the structure housing former foundry Horno Alto No. 3, at Fundidora park in Monterrey, Mexico. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril
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A view of a maternity hospital damaged from the war against Islamic State militants in east Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

A view of a maternity hospital damaged from the war against Islamic State militants in east Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

A view of a maternity hospital damaged from the war against Islamic State militants in east Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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Two RHIB's are towed by the former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro, operated the Spanish NGO Proactive Open Arms, during a Search and Rescue mission for migrants trying to reach Europe in central Mediterranean Sea some 50 miles off the Libyan coast. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Two RHIB's are towed by the former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro, operated the Spanish NGO Proactive Open Arms, during a Search and Rescue mission for migrants trying to reach Europe in central Mediterranean Sea some 50 miles off the Libyan coast....more

Two RHIB's are towed by the former fishing trawler Golf Azzurro, operated the Spanish NGO Proactive Open Arms, during a Search and Rescue mission for migrants trying to reach Europe in central Mediterranean Sea some 50 miles off the Libyan coast. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Female villagers attend the burial ceremony of civilians who were killed by insurgents at Mirza Olang village, in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Stringer

Female villagers attend the burial ceremony of civilians who were killed by insurgents at Mirza Olang village, in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Stringer

Female villagers attend the burial ceremony of civilians who were killed by insurgents at Mirza Olang village, in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Stringer
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Australian One Nation party leader Senator Pauline Hanson pulls off a burqa in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. AAP/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS

Australian One Nation party leader Senator Pauline Hanson pulls off a burqa in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. AAP/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS

Australian One Nation party leader Senator Pauline Hanson pulls off a burqa in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. AAP/Mick Tsikas/via REUTERS
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Wrestlers perform at an all female wrestling event in London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Wrestlers perform at an all female wrestling event in London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Wrestlers perform at an all female wrestling event in London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces control their drone at their advanced position, during fighting with Islamic State's fighters in Nazlat Shahada, a district of Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces control their drone at their advanced position, during fighting with Islamic State's fighters in Nazlat Shahada, a district of Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces control their drone at their advanced position, during fighting with Islamic State's fighters in Nazlat Shahada, a district of Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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A man wields a stick as his flock of domesticated pigeons fly atop the roof of his house in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Parwiz

A man wields a stick as his flock of domesticated pigeons fly atop the roof of his house in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Parwiz

A man wields a stick as his flock of domesticated pigeons fly atop the roof of his house in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Parwiz
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A mother who lost her son during the mudslide is consoled by a sympathiser near the entrance of Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A mother who lost her son during the mudslide is consoled by a sympathiser near the entrance of Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A mother who lost her son during the mudslide is consoled by a sympathiser near the entrance of Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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A boy from the Rohingya community stands outside a shack in a camp in Delhi, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A boy from the Rohingya community stands outside a shack in a camp in Delhi, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

A boy from the Rohingya community stands outside a shack in a camp in Delhi, India. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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A student reacts after receiving his 'A' level results at Stoke Newington School in London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A student reacts after receiving his 'A' level results at Stoke Newington School in London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A student reacts after receiving his 'A' level results at Stoke Newington School in London, Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Children ride on a swing made with an old tire at Nishi Rokugo Park, also known as the Tire Park, at Ota-Ku, in Tokyo, Japan. The park was built with the concept of recycling by using thousands of old tires. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Children ride on a swing made with an old tire at Nishi Rokugo Park, also known as the Tire Park, at Ota-Ku, in Tokyo, Japan. The park was built with the concept of recycling by using thousands of old tires. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Children ride on a swing made with an old tire at Nishi Rokugo Park, also known as the Tire Park, at Ota-Ku, in Tokyo, Japan. The park was built with the concept of recycling by using thousands of old tires. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A boy cools off in an irrigation canal on the outskirts of Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A boy cools off in an irrigation canal on the outskirts of Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A boy cools off in an irrigation canal on the outskirts of Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
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Imad Mishko Tammo, a 12-year-old Yazidi boy who was separated from his family after being captured by Islamic State militants in Iraq, is reunited with his mother and siblings on arrival in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. REUTERS/Kelly Morton

Imad Mishko Tammo, a 12-year-old Yazidi boy who was separated from his family after being captured by Islamic State militants in Iraq, is reunited with his mother and siblings on arrival in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. REUTERS/Kelly Morton

Imad Mishko Tammo, a 12-year-old Yazidi boy who was separated from his family after being captured by Islamic State militants in Iraq, is reunited with his mother and siblings on arrival in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. REUTERS/Kelly Morton
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A police officer gives a glass of water to a man as he comforts him after his brother, who police say was killed in a spate of drug-related violence overnight, was shot in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Dondi Tawatao

A police officer gives a glass of water to a man as he comforts him after his brother, who police say was killed in a spate of drug-related violence overnight, was shot in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Dondi Tawatao

A police officer gives a glass of water to a man as he comforts him after his brother, who police say was killed in a spate of drug-related violence overnight, was shot in Manila, Philippines. REUTERS/Dondi Tawatao
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Student leaders Nathan Law and Joshua Wong arrive at the High Court to face verdict on charges relating to the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, also known as Occupy Central protests, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Student leaders Nathan Law and Joshua Wong arrive at the High Court to face verdict on charges relating to the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, also known as Occupy Central protests, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Student leaders Nathan Law and Joshua Wong arrive at the High Court to face verdict on charges relating to the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, also known as Occupy Central protests, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Car attack victim Heather Heyer's mother Susan Bro speaks at her memorial service inside the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Virginia. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Car attack victim Heather Heyer's mother Susan Bro speaks at her memorial service inside the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Virginia. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Car attack victim Heather Heyer's mother Susan Bro speaks at her memorial service inside the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Virginia. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Workers remove the monuments to Robert E. Lee, commander of the pro-slavery Confederate army in the American Civil War, and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a Confederate general, from Wyman Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Courtesy of Alec MacGillis/ProPublica via REUTERS

Workers remove the monuments to Robert E. Lee, commander of the pro-slavery Confederate army in the American Civil War, and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a Confederate general, from Wyman Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Courtesy of Alec...more

Workers remove the monuments to Robert E. Lee, commander of the pro-slavery Confederate army in the American Civil War, and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a Confederate general, from Wyman Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Courtesy of Alec MacGillis/ProPublica via REUTERS
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Ukrainian servicemen stand in a line during a rehearsal for the Independence Day military parade in central Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen stand in a line during a rehearsal for the Independence Day military parade in central Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian servicemen stand in a line during a rehearsal for the Independence Day military parade in central Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Couples dance the tango during an informal event called Milonga Arrabalera, held fortnightly throughout the summer outside the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Couples dance the tango during an informal event called Milonga Arrabalera, held fortnightly throughout the summer outside the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Couples dance the tango during an informal event called Milonga Arrabalera, held fortnightly throughout the summer outside the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Dana the lioness, one of thirteen animals transported from a zoo in the Syrian city of Aleppo, is seen in a cage after giving birth to its first cub at Al Ma'wa wildlife reserve in the city of Jerash, near Amman, Jordan. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Dana the lioness, one of thirteen animals transported from a zoo in the Syrian city of Aleppo, is seen in a cage after giving birth to its first cub at Al Ma'wa wildlife reserve in the city of Jerash, near Amman, Jordan. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Dana the lioness, one of thirteen animals transported from a zoo in the Syrian city of Aleppo, is seen in a cage after giving birth to its first cub at Al Ma'wa wildlife reserve in the city of Jerash, near Amman, Jordan. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A couple reacts as their colleague wins a bicycle during a greased pole competition during the celebration of Independence Day at Ancol Dreamland Park in Jakarta, Indonesia. REUTERS/Beawiharta

A couple reacts as their colleague wins a bicycle during a greased pole competition during the celebration of Independence Day at Ancol Dreamland Park in Jakarta, Indonesia. REUTERS/Beawiharta

A couple reacts as their colleague wins a bicycle during a greased pole competition during the celebration of Independence Day at Ancol Dreamland Park in Jakarta, Indonesia. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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Union workers of education clash with riot police during a demonstration for improvement in the wages of educators, in Lima, Peru. REUTERS/Enrique Mondujano

Union workers of education clash with riot police during a demonstration for improvement in the wages of educators, in Lima, Peru. REUTERS/Enrique Mondujano

Union workers of education clash with riot police during a demonstration for improvement in the wages of educators, in Lima, Peru. REUTERS/Enrique Mondujano
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Miners and members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) sing during the 5th-year anniversary commemorations to mark the killings of 34 striking platinum miners shot dead by police outside the Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg, 100 km (62 miles) northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko

Miners and members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) sing during the 5th-year anniversary commemorations to mark the killings of 34 striking platinum miners shot dead by police outside the Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine...more

Miners and members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) sing during the 5th-year anniversary commemorations to mark the killings of 34 striking platinum miners shot dead by police outside the Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine in Rustenburg, 100 km (62 miles) northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko
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A hotel guest wearing a prisoner uniform poses for a photo on the deck of the Sook Station, Bangkok's first prison-themed hostel in Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A hotel guest wearing a prisoner uniform poses for a photo on the deck of the Sook Station, Bangkok's first prison-themed hostel in Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A hotel guest wearing a prisoner uniform poses for a photo on the deck of the Sook Station, Bangkok's first prison-themed hostel in Thailand. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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