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A soldier takes up position in front of a large screen at the Victory Monument, where anti-coup protesters were gathering on previous days, in Bangkok, May 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A soldier takes up position in front of a large screen at the Victory Monument, where anti-coup protesters were gathering on previous days, in Bangkok, May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A soldier takes up position in front of a large screen at the Victory Monument, where anti-coup protesters were gathering on previous days, in Bangkok, May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Men look through a hole in a wall at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Bab al-Nasr neighborhood in the old city of Aleppo, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Men look through a hole in a wall at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Bab al-Nasr neighborhood in the old city of Aleppo, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Men look through a hole in a wall at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Bab al-Nasr neighborhood in the old city of Aleppo, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Police collect evidence near the body of Farzana Iqbal, who was killed by family members, at the site near the Lahore High Court building in Lahore, Pakistan, May 27, 2014. Iqbal, 25, was stoned to death by her family outside one of Pakistan's top courts in a so-called "honor" killing for marrying the man she loved, police said.  REUTERS/Mohammad Tahir

Police collect evidence near the body of Farzana Iqbal, who was killed by family members, at the site near the Lahore High Court building in Lahore, Pakistan, May 27, 2014. Iqbal, 25, was stoned to death by her family outside one of Pakistan's top...more

Police collect evidence near the body of Farzana Iqbal, who was killed by family members, at the site near the Lahore High Court building in Lahore, Pakistan, May 27, 2014. Iqbal, 25, was stoned to death by her family outside one of Pakistan's top courts in a so-called "honor" killing for marrying the man she loved, police said. REUTERS/Mohammad Tahir
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Children play football in front of an abandoned train compartment next to a railway track in Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Children play football in front of an abandoned train compartment next to a railway track in Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Children play football in front of an abandoned train compartment next to a railway track in Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj
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Israeli border policemen detain a member of media during clashes at protest against a parade by Israelis marking Jerusalem Day, at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli border policemen detain a member of media during clashes at protest against a parade by Israelis marking Jerusalem Day, at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli border policemen detain a member of media during clashes at protest against a parade by Israelis marking Jerusalem Day, at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem's Old City, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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A Ukrainian helicopter Mi-24 gunship fires its cannons against rebels at the main terminal building of Donetsk international airport, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A Ukrainian helicopter Mi-24 gunship fires its cannons against rebels at the main terminal building of Donetsk international airport, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A Ukrainian helicopter Mi-24 gunship fires its cannons against rebels at the main terminal building of Donetsk international airport, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Gao Bingguo is covered with bees during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for being covered by the largest number of bees, in Taian, Shandong province, China, May 27, 2014. Gao set a new record after having had 326,000 bees on his body at one time, according to local media. REUTERS/Stringer

Gao Bingguo is covered with bees during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for being covered by the largest number of bees, in Taian, Shandong province, China, May 27, 2014. Gao set a new record after having had 326,000 bees on his body at...more

Gao Bingguo is covered with bees during an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for being covered by the largest number of bees, in Taian, Shandong province, China, May 27, 2014. Gao set a new record after having had 326,000 bees on his body at one time, according to local media. REUTERS/Stringer
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A soldier is hit by a bottle of water during a scuffle with protestors against military rule at Victory Monument in Bangkok, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A soldier is hit by a bottle of water during a scuffle with protestors against military rule at Victory Monument in Bangkok, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A soldier is hit by a bottle of water during a scuffle with protestors against military rule at Victory Monument in Bangkok, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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A girl is seen in her family's flat damaged during a police raid on a nearby hideout of al Qaeda militants in the Arhab region north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, May 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A girl is seen in her family's flat damaged during a police raid on a nearby hideout of al Qaeda militants in the Arhab region north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A girl is seen in her family's flat damaged during a police raid on a nearby hideout of al Qaeda militants in the Arhab region north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Somali government soldiers ride in their truck as they take up positions outside the Parliament building during a clash with Al Shabaab militants in the capital Mogadishu, May 24, 2014.  REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Somali government soldiers ride in their truck as they take up positions outside the Parliament building during a clash with Al Shabaab militants in the capital Mogadishu, May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

Somali government soldiers ride in their truck as they take up positions outside the Parliament building during a clash with Al Shabaab militants in the capital Mogadishu, May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
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The Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station crew of Alexander Gerst of Germany, Maxim Suraev of Russia and Reid Wiseman of the U.S. blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

The Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station crew of Alexander Gerst of Germany, Maxim Suraev of Russia and Reid Wiseman of the U.S. blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil...more

The Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station crew of Alexander Gerst of Germany, Maxim Suraev of Russia and Reid Wiseman of the U.S. blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome, May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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Pope Francis touches the wall that divides Israel from the West Bank, on his way to celebrate a mass in Manger Square next to the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, May 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Mheisen Amareen

Pope Francis touches the wall that divides Israel from the West Bank, on his way to celebrate a mass in Manger Square next to the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Mheisen Amareen

Pope Francis touches the wall that divides Israel from the West Bank, on his way to celebrate a mass in Manger Square next to the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Mheisen Amareen
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Anti-government protesters take cover from tear-gas fired by the police as they clash during a funeral procession for fellow protester Sayed Mohsen, in the village of Sitra south of Manama, Bahrain, May 27, 2014.
REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Anti-government protesters take cover from tear-gas fired by the police as they clash during a funeral procession for fellow protester Sayed Mohsen, in the village of Sitra south of Manama, Bahrain, May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Anti-government protesters take cover from tear-gas fired by the police as they clash during a funeral procession for fellow protester Sayed Mohsen, in the village of Sitra south of Manama, Bahrain, May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
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Akram Sweidan decorates a mortar shell in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus, May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Akram Sweidan decorates a mortar shell in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus, May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Akram Sweidan decorates a mortar shell in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus, May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Brazilian soccer fan Marilza Guimaraes da Silva, 63, plays with a ball as she poses for picture, dressed in one of her many outfits matching the colors of the Brazil's national flag (green, yellow, white and blue) at her home in Brasilia, May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Joedson Alves

Brazilian soccer fan Marilza Guimaraes da Silva, 63, plays with a ball as she poses for picture, dressed in one of her many outfits matching the colors of the Brazil's national flag (green, yellow, white and blue) at her home in Brasilia, May 27,...more

Brazilian soccer fan Marilza Guimaraes da Silva, 63, plays with a ball as she poses for picture, dressed in one of her many outfits matching the colors of the Brazil's national flag (green, yellow, white and blue) at her home in Brasilia, May 27, 2014. REUTERS/Joedson Alves
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif after Modi took the oath of office at the presidential palace in New Delhi, May 26, 2014. 
REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif after Modi took the oath of office at the presidential palace in New Delhi, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif after Modi took the oath of office at the presidential palace in New Delhi, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers practice shooting with pistols at a military base amid heavy snowfalls in Hami, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, May 23, 2014. REUTERS/China Daily

Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers practice shooting with pistols at a military base amid heavy snowfalls in Hami, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, May 23, 2014. REUTERS/China Daily

Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers practice shooting with pistols at a military base amid heavy snowfalls in Hami, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, May 23, 2014. REUTERS/China Daily
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A child looks out as voters fill out ballot papers in booths during voting in a presidential election at a polling station in the village of Kodra in North Ukraine, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

A child looks out as voters fill out ballot papers in booths during voting in a presidential election at a polling station in the village of Kodra in North Ukraine, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin

A child looks out as voters fill out ballot papers in booths during voting in a presidential election at a polling station in the village of Kodra in North Ukraine, May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Chernichkin
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Soldiers protect themselves with shields as different objects are thrown at them during a confrontation with anti-coup protesters at the Victory monument in Bangkok, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers protect themselves with shields as different objects are thrown at them during a confrontation with anti-coup protesters at the Victory monument in Bangkok, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers protect themselves with shields as different objects are thrown at them during a confrontation with anti-coup protesters at the Victory monument in Bangkok, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A man, whose relatives are trapped under the rubble, reacts at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Hosam Katan

A man, whose relatives are trapped under the rubble, reacts at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Hosam Katan

A man, whose relatives are trapped under the rubble, reacts at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Hosam Katan
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Members of the Civil Protection secure a king size bed, refitted with a metal frame and a plastic tarp, holding the body of the late Manuel Uribe on its way to the crematorium of a local funeral parlour in Monterrey, Mexico, May 26, 2014. "Meme", as friends and family called him, was once considered the world's fattest man, winning the Guinness World Record weighing 560 kilos. In the last years, he had slimmed down to 394 kilos but still had to live bedridden. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of the Civil Protection secure a king size bed, refitted with a metal frame and a plastic tarp, holding the body of the late Manuel Uribe on its way to the crematorium of a local funeral parlour in Monterrey, Mexico, May 26, 2014. "Meme", as...more

Members of the Civil Protection secure a king size bed, refitted with a metal frame and a plastic tarp, holding the body of the late Manuel Uribe on its way to the crematorium of a local funeral parlour in Monterrey, Mexico, May 26, 2014. "Meme", as friends and family called him, was once considered the world's fattest man, winning the Guinness World Record weighing 560 kilos. In the last years, he had slimmed down to 394 kilos but still had to live bedridden. REUTERS/Stringer
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University of California, Santa Barbara student and 7-Eleven employee Jorge Anaya, 20, stands outside the store where he saved a student who was shot, by helping carry her into the store, in the Isla Vista neighborhood of Santa Barbara, California, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

University of California, Santa Barbara student and 7-Eleven employee Jorge Anaya, 20, stands outside the store where he saved a student who was shot, by helping carry her into the store, in the Isla Vista neighborhood of Santa Barbara, California,...more

University of California, Santa Barbara student and 7-Eleven employee Jorge Anaya, 20, stands outside the store where he saved a student who was shot, by helping carry her into the store, in the Isla Vista neighborhood of Santa Barbara, California, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A boy holds a soccer ball, with red tape on it the shape of cross, in front of a Brazilian flag at Santa Luzia slum, where they are living in a protest against the money spent on preparations of the upcoming World Cup, in Brasilia, May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Joedson Alves

A boy holds a soccer ball, with red tape on it the shape of cross, in front of a Brazilian flag at Santa Luzia slum, where they are living in a protest against the money spent on preparations of the upcoming World Cup, in Brasilia, May 30, 2014....more

A boy holds a soccer ball, with red tape on it the shape of cross, in front of a Brazilian flag at Santa Luzia slum, where they are living in a protest against the money spent on preparations of the upcoming World Cup, in Brasilia, May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Joedson Alves
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Two men paddle in a canoe on a flooded road in Trysil, southeast Norway, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Heiko Junge/NTB Scanpix

Two men paddle in a canoe on a flooded road in Trysil, southeast Norway, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Heiko Junge/NTB Scanpix

Two men paddle in a canoe on a flooded road in Trysil, southeast Norway, May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Heiko Junge/NTB Scanpix
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Underclassmen listen from the back of the stadium as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, May 28, 2014. 

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Underclassmen listen from the back of the stadium as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Underclassmen listen from the back of the stadium as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, May 28, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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