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A Syria Civil Defence member carries a wounded child in the besieged town of Hamoria, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria. 


REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh

A Syria Civil Defence member carries a wounded child in the besieged town of Hamoria, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh

A Syria Civil Defence member carries a wounded child in the besieged town of Hamoria, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh
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A woman selects goat cheese from partially empty refrigerators at a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela. 


REUTERS/Marco Bello

A woman selects goat cheese from partially empty refrigerators at a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Marco Bello

A woman selects goat cheese from partially empty refrigerators at a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela. REUTERS/Marco Bello
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A participant jumps in the waters of the North Sea during the annual New Year's plunge event in Ostend, Belgium. 


REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A participant jumps in the waters of the North Sea during the annual New Year's plunge event in Ostend, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A participant jumps in the waters of the North Sea during the annual New Year's plunge event in Ostend, Belgium. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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Emergency personnel carry a woman rescued from a collapsed house after a mudslide in Montecito, California. 


Kenneth Song/Santa Barbara News-Press via REUTERS

Emergency personnel carry a woman rescued from a collapsed house after a mudslide in Montecito, California. Kenneth Song/Santa Barbara News-Press via REUTERS

Emergency personnel carry a woman rescued from a collapsed house after a mudslide in Montecito, California. Kenneth Song/Santa Barbara News-Press via REUTERS
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A migrant rests after crossing part of the Alps mountain range from Italy into France, near the town of Nevache in southeastern France. 


REUTERS/Siegfried Modola

A migrant rests after crossing part of the Alps mountain range from Italy into France, near the town of Nevache in southeastern France. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola

A migrant rests after crossing part of the Alps mountain range from Italy into France, near the town of Nevache in southeastern France. REUTERS/Siegfried Modola
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Austria's Stefan Kraft in action during the Four Hills Ski Jumping Tournament in Austria. 



REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Austria's Stefan Kraft in action during the Four Hills Ski Jumping Tournament in Austria. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Austria's Stefan Kraft in action during the Four Hills Ski Jumping Tournament in Austria. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler
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Heba Amouri, mourns as she holds the body of her two-year-old son, Emir al-Bash at a medical center in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Heba Amouri, mourns as she holds the body of her two-year-old son, Emir al-Bash at a medical center in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Heba Amouri, mourns as she holds the body of her two-year-old son, Emir al-Bash at a medical center in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Head of the North Korean delegation, Ri Son Gwon shakes hands with South Korean counterpart Cho Myoung-gyon as they exchange documents after their meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas. 


Yonhap via REUTERS

Head of the North Korean delegation, Ri Son Gwon shakes hands with South Korean counterpart Cho Myoung-gyon as they exchange documents after their meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas....more

Head of the North Korean delegation, Ri Son Gwon shakes hands with South Korean counterpart Cho Myoung-gyon as they exchange documents after their meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas. Yonhap via REUTERS
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A man participates in a Christmas tree throwing competition, in the County Clare town of Ennis, Ireland.


REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A man participates in a Christmas tree throwing competition, in the County Clare town of Ennis, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

A man participates in a Christmas tree throwing competition, in the County Clare town of Ennis, Ireland. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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Eduard Nikolaev and co-pilot Evgeny Yakovlev of Russia work on their Kamaz truck during stage five of the Dakar Rally. 


REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Eduard Nikolaev and co-pilot Evgeny Yakovlev of Russia work on their Kamaz truck during stage five of the Dakar Rally. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Eduard Nikolaev and co-pilot Evgeny Yakovlev of Russia work on their Kamaz truck during stage five of the Dakar Rally. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool
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Paris Saint-Germain�s Neymar celebrates scoring their first goal against Amiens from the penalty spot with his football boot on his head.  


 REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Paris Saint-Germain�s Neymar celebrates scoring their first goal against Amiens from the penalty spot with his football boot on his head. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Paris Saint-Germain�s Neymar celebrates scoring their first goal against Amiens from the penalty spot with his football boot on his head. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A bride waits to take her wedding vows during a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organisers, 111 Muslim couples took their wedding vows, at a mosque in Ahmedabad, India. 


REUTERS/Amit Dave

A bride waits to take her wedding vows during a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organisers, 111 Muslim couples took their wedding vows, at a mosque in Ahmedabad, India. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A bride waits to take her wedding vows during a mass marriage ceremony in which, according to its organisers, 111 Muslim couples took their wedding vows, at a mosque in Ahmedabad, India. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Ukrainian servicemen fire an artillery weapon in the direction of positions of the armed forces of the separatist self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic near Novoluhanske in Donetsk region, Ukraine. 


REUTERS/Maksim Levin

Ukrainian servicemen fire an artillery weapon in the direction of positions of the armed forces of the separatist self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic near Novoluhanske in Donetsk region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Maksim Levin

Ukrainian servicemen fire an artillery weapon in the direction of positions of the armed forces of the separatist self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic near Novoluhanske in Donetsk region, Ukraine. REUTERS/Maksim Levin
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Khansa, the Singapore Zoo's 46th orangutan baby, clings to its mother Anita during a media tour to showcase newborn animals at the Singapore Zoo. 


REUTERS/Edgar Su

Khansa, the Singapore Zoo's 46th orangutan baby, clings to its mother Anita during a media tour to showcase newborn animals at the Singapore Zoo. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Khansa, the Singapore Zoo's 46th orangutan baby, clings to its mother Anita during a media tour to showcase newborn animals at the Singapore Zoo. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Sunrays enter through the rooftop as employees work at a jute processing mill in Narayanganj near Dhaka, Bangladesh. 


REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Sunrays enter through the rooftop as employees work at a jute processing mill in Narayanganj near Dhaka, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Sunrays enter through the rooftop as employees work at a jute processing mill in Narayanganj near Dhaka, Bangladesh. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Elvis Presley impersonator Sean Wright poses next to the Elvis Express train at Sydney's Central station before it departs for the 26th annual Elvis Festival being held in the New South Wales town of Parkes in Australia. 


REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Elvis Presley impersonator Sean Wright poses next to the Elvis Express train at Sydney's Central station before it departs for the 26th annual Elvis Festival being held in the New South Wales town of Parkes in Australia. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Elvis Presley impersonator Sean Wright poses next to the Elvis Express train at Sydney's Central station before it departs for the 26th annual Elvis Festival being held in the New South Wales town of Parkes in Australia. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Spectators sit in a shaft of sunlight as they watch play during the second day of the fifth Ashes cricket test match in Sydney.  


REUTERS/David Gray

Spectators sit in a shaft of sunlight as they watch play during the second day of the fifth Ashes cricket test match in Sydney. REUTERS/David Gray

Spectators sit in a shaft of sunlight as they watch play during the second day of the fifth Ashes cricket test match in Sydney. REUTERS/David Gray
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President Trump attends a signing ceremony for the Interdict Act into law, to provide Customs and Border Protection agents with the latest screening technology on the fight against the opioid crisis, in the Oval Office of the White House. 


REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Trump attends a signing ceremony for the Interdict Act into law, to provide Customs and Border Protection agents with the latest screening technology on the fight against the opioid crisis, in the Oval Office of the White House....more

President Trump attends a signing ceremony for the Interdict Act into law, to provide Customs and Border Protection agents with the latest screening technology on the fight against the opioid crisis, in the Oval Office of the White House. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Fire Department of New York firemen work on a six-alarm fire in Manhattan. 

REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Fire Department of New York firemen work on a six-alarm fire in Manhattan. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Fire Department of New York firemen work on a six-alarm fire in Manhattan. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Indian soldiers take part in a laughter yoga session during their rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a winter morning in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Indian soldiers take part in a laughter yoga session during their rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a winter morning in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Indian soldiers take part in a laughter yoga session during their rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a winter morning in New Delhi, India. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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