The child of Kurdish migrants

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The child of Kurdish migrants stands outside a tent at the Grande Synthe migrant camp near Dunkirk in northern France on Wednesday.

Flight Engineer Tim Kopra

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Workers polish a snow sculpture ahead of the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, in Harbin

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Workers polish a snow sculpture ahead of the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China.

Cuban migrants rest at a border post with Panama in Paso Canoas

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Cuban migrants rest at a border post with Panama in Paso Canoas, Costa Rica. Hundreds of Cubans are stranded on the border between Costa Rica and Panama, after the government of Costa Rica decided not to give them more transit visas, according to local media.

Armed Forces of the Philippines 80th Anniversary celebration at Clark airbase

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Filipino soldiers conduct a military drill during the Armed Forces of the Philippines 80th Anniversary celebration at Clark airbase in Angeles City, Pampanga province, Philippines, on Monday 

A Muslim man prays while people shout slogans against U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump outside of his office in Manhattan

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A Muslim man prays while people shout slogans against U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of his office in Manhattan, New York.

Indian labourers

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Indian labourers construct a temporary pontoon bridge over the River Ganges for the upcoming Magh Mela festival in Allahabad on Friday

Mine workers walk towards the pit head at Kellingley Colliery on its last day of operation in north Yorkshire, England

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Mine workers walk towards the pit head at Kellingley Colliery on its last day of operation in north Yorkshire, England, on Friday. Kellingley is the last deep coal mine to close in England, bringing to an end centuries of coal mining in Britain.

 A senior official (R) of the Japanese Ground Self Defence Force checks the line

A senior official (R) of the Japanese Ground Self Defence Force checks the line of honour guards before a review by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo on Wednesday

 Filipino evacuees walk on a path with debris in the typhoon-hit town of Juban, Sorsogon province, southern Philippines, 15 December 2015. Typhoon Melor weakened slightly as it barreled through the Philippine islands. causing power outages in towns and cities along its path and forcing thousands to flee their homes, officials said. It said 733,150 people had fled their homes amid threats of sea surges, flash floods and landslides.  EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

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Filipino evacuate the typhoon-hit town of Juban, Sorsogon province, southern Philippines, on Tuesday

A Russian Orthodox priest blesses the media and well-wishers

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© A Russian Orthodox priest blesses the media and well-wishers after a service at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to bless the Soyuz FG rocket which will carry British astronaut Tim Peake to the International Space Station tomorrow. Picture date: Monday December 14 2015. See PA story SCIENCE Peake. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk annual statement in Ukrainian Parliament.

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An unidentified Ukrainian lawmaker (2-R) pulls off Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk (R) from the podium in parliament during a session in Kiev, Ukraine, on Friday.

India Sonia Gandhi

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Tribal artists and supporters from the southern Indian state of Karnataka dance outside the residence of Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi during her birthday celebrations in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday

Women wearing masks and other residents dance during their daily exercise amid the heavy smog in Beijing

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Residents dance during their daily exercise amid the heavy smog in Beijing, China

Two life-size Victorian style dolls

Two life-size Victorian style dolls ride the London tube this morning. The creepy pair popped up at commuter hotspots across the capital to mark the launch of the world's first psychological theme park ride created by illusionist Derren Brown.

Navy Day celebration in Mumbai

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An Indian Navy band performs during a rehearsal for Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday. The Indian Navy celebrates Navy Day on December 4, to commemorate the Indian Navy attack on Karachi harbour during the Indo-Pakistan war in 1971.

A combo shows a morning commuter walking in front of the China Central Television (CCTV) building on a smoggy day and a sunny day

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A combination photo shows a morning commuter walking in front of the China Central Television (CCTV) building on a smoggy day on December 1, 2015 (top), and on a sunny day on December 2, 2015 (bottom), after a fresh cold front cleared the smog that was blanketing Beijing, China.

An Indian Border Security Force

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An Indian Border Security Force (BSF) contingent marches during the BSF Golden Jubilee Day celebration in New Delhi on Tuesday

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama as they attend the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama as they meet during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France.

Indian security personnel detain activist

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Indian security personnel detain activists of the Indian Youth Congress who were shouting slogans against the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government during a protest against intolerence in New Delhi on Monday