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Barcelona streets ablaze as Catalan separatists protest

Riot police walk by a fire barricade during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Riot police walk by a fire barricade during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Riot police walk by a fire barricade during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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A Catalan demonstrator kicks a tear gas canister during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A Catalan demonstrator kicks a tear gas canister during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A Catalan demonstrator kicks a tear gas canister during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Catalan demonstrators throw back to the police a tear gas canister officer during Catalonia's general strike, in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Catalan demonstrators throw back to the police a tear gas canister officer during Catalonia's general strike, in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Catalan demonstrators throw back to the police a tear gas canister officer during Catalonia's general strike, in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A Riot police officer is pictured during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A Riot police officer is pictured during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A Riot police officer is pictured during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Riot police fire a weapon during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Riot police fire a weapon during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Riot police fire a weapon during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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A Catalan demonstrator lights a Molotov cocktail during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A Catalan demonstrator lights a Molotov cocktail during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A Catalan demonstrator lights a Molotov cocktail during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A Catalan demonstrator throws a tear gas canister back to the riot police during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A Catalan demonstrator throws a tear gas canister back to the riot police during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A Catalan demonstrator throws a tear gas canister back to the riot police during Catalonia's general strike in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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Catalan demonstrators push a dumpster during Catalonia's general strike, in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Catalan demonstrators push a dumpster during Catalonia's general strike, in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Catalan demonstrators push a dumpster during Catalonia's general strike, in Barcelona, Spain, October 18. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Demonstrators take cover against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Demonstrators take cover against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Demonstrators take cover against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Separatist demonstrators gather at Paso de Gracia avenue during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Separatist demonstrators gather at Paso de Gracia avenue during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Separatist demonstrators gather at Paso de Gracia avenue during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A woman walks past a shop window as fires are reflected during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A woman walks past a shop window as fires are reflected during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A woman walks past a shop window as fires are reflected during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Demonstrators take cover against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Demonstrators take cover against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Demonstrators take cover against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Demonstrators react against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Demonstrators react against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Demonstrators react against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A demonstrator runs during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A demonstrator runs during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A demonstrator runs during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Demonstrator take cover behind barricades during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Demonstrator take cover behind barricades during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Demonstrator take cover behind barricades during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Demonstrators react against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Demonstrators react against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Demonstrators react against policemen during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Separatist demonstrators gather at Paso de Gracia avenue during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Separatist demonstrators gather at Paso de Gracia avenue during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Separatist demonstrators gather at Paso de Gracia avenue during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A person extinguishes a burning car during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Ministry of Interior in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A person extinguishes a burning car during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Ministry of Interior in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A person extinguishes a burning car during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Ministry of Interior in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Police officers stand guard among fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16.  REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Police officers stand guard among fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Police officers stand guard among fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A demonstrator throws a bottle from behind the trash bins during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A demonstrator throws a bottle from behind the trash bins during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A demonstrator throws a bottle from behind the trash bins during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Police officers react with demonstrators during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Interior Ministry in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Police officers react with demonstrators during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Interior Ministry in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Police officers react with demonstrators during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Interior Ministry in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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A demonstrator walks in front of burning barricade during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A demonstrator walks in front of burning barricade during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A demonstrator walks in front of burning barricade during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A demonstrators walks past a fire during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A demonstrators walks past a fire during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A demonstrators walks past a fire during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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A car burns during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A car burns during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A car burns during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A woman takes cover as police officers walk past during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A woman takes cover as police officers walk past during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A woman takes cover as police officers walk past during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A person walks past a fire during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A person walks past a fire during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A person walks past a fire during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Police officers scuffle with demonstrators during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Interior Ministry in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Police officers scuffle with demonstrators during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Interior Ministry in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Police officers scuffle with demonstrators during protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Interior Ministry in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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People hug each other during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

People hug each other during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

People hug each other during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Police officers take position among the fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Police officers take position among the fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Police officers take position among the fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A car burns during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A car burns during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A car burns during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Police officers run during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Ministry of Interior in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Police officers run during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Ministry of Interior in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Police officers run during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum, near Catalan Ministry of Interior in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A man walks past a burning barricade during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A man walks past a burning barricade during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A man walks past a burning barricade during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned Catalonia's independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 16. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Melted traffic lights are seen after clashes of separatist demonstrators after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Melted traffic lights are seen after clashes of separatist demonstrators after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Melted traffic lights are seen after clashes of separatist demonstrators after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A burned car is seen after clashes of separatist demonstrators after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17.  
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A burned car is seen after clashes of separatist demonstrators after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A burned car is seen after clashes of separatist demonstrators after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 17. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A separatist demonstrator is silhouetted against a fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A separatist demonstrator is silhouetted against a fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A separatist demonstrator is silhouetted against a fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Women are pictured inside a bar during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Women are pictured inside a bar during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Women are pictured inside a bar during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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A riot police officer runs towards separatist demonstrators during clashes after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15.  
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A riot police officer runs towards separatist demonstrators during clashes after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Albert Gea

A riot police officer runs towards separatist demonstrators during clashes after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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Separatist demonstrators throw objects into a fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Separatist demonstrators throw objects into a fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Separatist demonstrators throw objects into a fire during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A separatist demonstrator wears an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) decorated boots during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A separatist demonstrator wears an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) decorated boots during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A separatist demonstrator wears an Estelada (Catalan separatist flag) decorated boots during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 15. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Passengers try to reach the airport as the road was blocked during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, October 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Passengers try to reach the airport as the road was blocked during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, October 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Passengers try to reach the airport as the road was blocked during a protest after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, October 14. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Protesters clash with police officers as they demonstrate at the airport, after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, October 14. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Protesters clash with police officers as they demonstrate at the airport, after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, October 14. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Protesters clash with police officers as they demonstrate at the airport, after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, October 14. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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Protesters face police officers as they demonstrate at the airport, after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Protesters face police officers as they demonstrate at the airport, after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Protesters face police officers as they demonstrate at the airport, after a verdict in a trial over a banned independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, October 14. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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