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Student protest leader Joshua Wong shouts as he is carried by policemen as protesters are arrested at a monument symbolising the city's handover from British to Chinese rule, a day before Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to arrive for the celebrations, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Student protest leader Joshua Wong shouts as he is carried by policemen as protesters are arrested at a monument symbolising the city's handover from British to Chinese rule, a day before Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to arrive for the...more

Student protest leader Joshua Wong shouts as he is carried by policemen as protesters are arrested at a monument symbolising the city's handover from British to Chinese rule, a day before Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to arrive for the celebrations, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Police officers take up positions after a resident was shot dead during a violent clash during an operation against drug dealers in Pavao Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Police officers take up positions after a resident was shot dead during a violent clash during an operation against drug dealers in Pavao Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Police officers take up positions after a resident was shot dead during a violent clash during an operation against drug dealers in Pavao Pavaozinho slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A girl lays on a bed at the "J.M. de los Rios" Children Hospital in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Marco Bello

A girl lays on a bed at the "J.M. de los Rios" Children Hospital in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Marco Bello

A girl lays on a bed at the "J.M. de los Rios" Children Hospital in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Marco Bello
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A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter sit as medics treat his comrades injured by sniper fired by Islamic State militants in a field hospital in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter sit as medics treat his comrades injured by sniper fired by Islamic State militants in a field hospital in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter sit as medics treat his comrades injured by sniper fired by Islamic State militants in a field hospital in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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The Agbar tower is illuminated with rainbow colours during World Pride in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Albert Gea

The Agbar tower is illuminated with rainbow colours during World Pride in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Albert Gea

The Agbar tower is illuminated with rainbow colours during World Pride in Barcelona, Spain. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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An indigenous man from the Torres Strait Islands wears a traditional dress as he performs during a welcoming ceremony at Government House in Sydney, Australia. REUTERS/David Gray

An indigenous man from the Torres Strait Islands wears a traditional dress as he performs during a welcoming ceremony at Government House in Sydney, Australia. REUTERS/David Gray

An indigenous man from the Torres Strait Islands wears a traditional dress as he performs during a welcoming ceremony at Government House in Sydney, Australia. REUTERS/David Gray
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Women dressed as handmaids from the novel, film and television series "The Handmaid's Tale" demonstrate against cuts for Planned Parenthood in the Republican U.S. Senate healthcare bill at the Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Women dressed as handmaids from the novel, film and television series "The Handmaid's Tale" demonstrate against cuts for Planned Parenthood in the Republican U.S. Senate healthcare bill at the Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Women dressed as handmaids from the novel, film and television series "The Handmaid's Tale" demonstrate against cuts for Planned Parenthood in the Republican U.S. Senate healthcare bill at the Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte checks the scope of a 7.62mm sniper rifle during the turnover ceremony of China's urgent military assistance given "gratis" to the Philippines, at Clark Air Base, near Angeles City, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte checks the scope of a 7.62mm sniper rifle during the turnover ceremony of China's urgent military assistance given "gratis" to the Philippines, at Clark Air Base, near Angeles City, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo...more

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte checks the scope of a 7.62mm sniper rifle during the turnover ceremony of China's urgent military assistance given "gratis" to the Philippines, at Clark Air Base, near Angeles City, Philippines. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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A Przewalski's horse leaves its container after being released in Takhin Tal National Park, part of the Great Gobi B Strictly Protected Area, in south-west Mongolia. REUTERS/David W Cerny

A Przewalski's horse leaves its container after being released in Takhin Tal National Park, part of the Great Gobi B Strictly Protected Area, in south-west Mongolia. REUTERS/David W Cerny

A Przewalski's horse leaves its container after being released in Takhin Tal National Park, part of the Great Gobi B Strictly Protected Area, in south-west Mongolia. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry is introduced to speak by White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders during a briefing at the White House in Washington. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Energy Secretary Rick Perry is introduced to speak by White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders during a briefing at the White House in Washington. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Energy Secretary Rick Perry is introduced to speak by White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders during a briefing at the White House in Washington. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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A Kurdish fighter from the People's Protection Units (YPG) gestures inside a house burned during clashes with Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Kurdish fighter from the People's Protection Units (YPG) gestures inside a house burned during clashes with Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Kurdish fighter from the People's Protection Units (YPG) gestures inside a house burned during clashes with Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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People take a fairground ride during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

People take a fairground ride during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

People take a fairground ride during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (L) speaks during a gathering in support of him and his proposal for the National Constituent Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (L) speaks during a gathering in support of him and his proposal for the National Constituent Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (L) speaks during a gathering in support of him and his proposal for the National Constituent Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS
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A lone pro-Trump supporter drives off on his motorcycle after shadowing a demonstration against the Republican healthcare bill outside Republican Congressman Darrell Issa's office in Vista, California. REUTER Mike Blake

A lone pro-Trump supporter drives off on his motorcycle after shadowing a demonstration against the Republican healthcare bill outside Republican Congressman Darrell Issa's office in Vista, California. REUTER Mike Blake

A lone pro-Trump supporter drives off on his motorcycle after shadowing a demonstration against the Republican healthcare bill outside Republican Congressman Darrell Issa's office in Vista, California. REUTER Mike Blake
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Members of North Korea-led International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) demonstrate their skills at the World Taekwondo Headquarters 'Kukkiwon' in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Members of North Korea-led International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) demonstrate their skills at the World Taekwondo Headquarters 'Kukkiwon' in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Members of North Korea-led International Taekwondo Federation (ITF) demonstrate their skills at the World Taekwondo Headquarters 'Kukkiwon' in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Pro-democracy activists climb the Golden Bauhinia sculpture during a protest to demand full democracy ahead of the 20th anniversary of the handover from Britain to China, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy activists climb the Golden Bauhinia sculpture during a protest to demand full democracy ahead of the 20th anniversary of the handover from Britain to China, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy activists climb the Golden Bauhinia sculpture during a protest to demand full democracy ahead of the 20th anniversary of the handover from Britain to China, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Customers queue in 'Rost' supermarket in Kharkiv, Ukraine, in this picture obtained from social media. MIKHAIL GOLUB via REUTERS

Customers queue in 'Rost' supermarket in Kharkiv, Ukraine, in this picture obtained from social media. MIKHAIL GOLUB via REUTERS

Customers queue in 'Rost' supermarket in Kharkiv, Ukraine, in this picture obtained from social media. MIKHAIL GOLUB via REUTERS
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Brazilian President Michel Temer speaks during a press statement at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Brazilian President Michel Temer speaks during a press statement at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Brazilian President Michel Temer speaks during a press statement at Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Investigators work at the scene of a car bomb explosion which killed Maxim Shapoval, a high-ranking official involved in military intelligence, in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Investigators work at the scene of a car bomb explosion which killed Maxim Shapoval, a high-ranking official involved in military intelligence, in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Investigators work at the scene of a car bomb explosion which killed Maxim Shapoval, a high-ranking official involved in military intelligence, in Kiev, Ukraine. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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An Iraqi soldier looks at his pet dove as he drives an armored fighting vehicle on the frontline in the Old City of West Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier looks at his pet dove as he drives an armored fighting vehicle on the frontline in the Old City of West Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

An Iraqi soldier looks at his pet dove as he drives an armored fighting vehicle on the frontline in the Old City of West Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad visits a Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria in this handout picture. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad visits a Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria in this handout picture. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad visits a Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria in this handout picture. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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A boy poses for a photograph during a high tide in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A boy poses for a photograph during a high tide in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A boy poses for a photograph during a high tide in Mumbai, India. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter prepares tea in house in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter prepares tea in house in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter prepares tea in house in Raqqa, Syria. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Beekeeper Hannah Baek works to remove a large swarm of bees that had taken up residence on a building in the Times Square district of New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Beekeeper Hannah Baek works to remove a large swarm of bees that had taken up residence on a building in the Times Square district of New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Beekeeper Hannah Baek works to remove a large swarm of bees that had taken up residence on a building in the Times Square district of New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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An explosion is seen after a Philippines army aircraft released a bomb during an airstrike as government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group in Marawi city. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An explosion is seen after a Philippines army aircraft released a bomb during an airstrike as government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group in Marawi city. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An explosion is seen after a Philippines army aircraft released a bomb during an airstrike as government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group in Marawi city. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May sits in on a session for teachers receiving training in mental health support at Orchard School, in Bristol, Britain. REUTERS/Matt Cardy/Pool

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May sits in on a session for teachers receiving training in mental health support at Orchard School, in Bristol, Britain. REUTERS/Matt Cardy/Pool

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May sits in on a session for teachers receiving training in mental health support at Orchard School, in Bristol, Britain. REUTERS/Matt Cardy/Pool
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A member of the Iraqi Federal Police rests on the frontline in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A member of the Iraqi Federal Police rests on the frontline in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A member of the Iraqi Federal Police rests on the frontline in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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Visitors pose in front of a Changzheng-1 (CZ-1) or Long March 1 rocket displayed at a high-tech fair, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the territory's handover to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Visitors pose in front of a Changzheng-1 (CZ-1) or Long March 1 rocket displayed at a high-tech fair, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the territory's handover to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Visitors pose in front of a Changzheng-1 (CZ-1) or Long March 1 rocket displayed at a high-tech fair, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the territory's handover to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, China. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Children play with bubble toy guns along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in Tel Aviv, Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Children play with bubble toy guns along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in Tel Aviv, Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Children play with bubble toy guns along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in Tel Aviv, Israel. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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