A man walks on a street between buildings at a business district in Tokyo

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A man walks on a street between buildings at a business district in Tokyo, Japan

Migrants and refugees enter a registration camp after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border near Gevgelija

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Migrants and refugees enter a registration camp after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border near Gevgelija

Syrian children walk past the rubble of destroyed buildings in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus

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Syrian children walk past the rubble of destroyed buildings in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus

Filipino activists clash with riot police officers during a protest rally near the venue of the on-going Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila

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Filipino activists clash with riot police officers during a protest rally near the venue of the on-going Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila

Police forces operate in Saint-Denis, a northern suburb of Paris

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Police forces operate in Saint-Denis, a northern suburb of Paris

A riot policeman prepares to throw a teas gas canister

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A riot policeman (L) prepares to throw a teas gas canister as others walk by fires caused by petrol bombs thrown by youths following brief clashes between police and protesters during a 24-hour general strike in central Athens, Greece

rotesting members of the PAME Communist-affiliated union play music outside the Greek parliament

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rotesting members of the PAME Communist-affiliated union play music outside the Greek parliament during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens

A woman practices Tai-Chi in front of the Sforzesco Castle at the Sempione park in Milan, Italy

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A woman practices Tai-Chi in front of the Sforzesco Castle at the Sempione park in Milan, Italy

From L: US astronaut Tim Kopra, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and British astronaut Tim Peake pose in front of Russian Souyz space vehicle simulator during a preflight training session at the Gagarin Cosmonauts' Training Centre in Star City, outside Moscow

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From L: US astronaut Tim Kopra, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and British astronaut Tim Peake pose in front of Russian Souyz space vehicle simulator during a preflight training session at the Gagarin Cosmonauts’ Training Centre in Star City, outside Moscow

People are reflected in mirrors at an entrance to a department store in Tokyo

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People are reflected in mirrors at an entrance to a department store in Tokyo

People queue in order to board a ferry at the port of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos, Greece

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People queue in order to board a ferry at the port of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos, Greece

A Myanmar child laborer carries baskets loaded with gravel used for construction on his shoulders in Yangon, Myanmar

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A Myanmar child laborer carries baskets loaded with gravel used for construction on his shoulders in Yangon, Myanmar

A tree stands in the morning fog in Dresden, Germany

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A tree stands in the morning fog in Dresden, Germany

 Hundreds of people stand on nearby cliffs as fireworks expode in the night sky

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Hundreds of people stand on nearby cliffs as fireworks expode in the night sky as they attend the annual bonfire and fireworks display on Wednesday evening in Skinningrove, England 

asahiko Yoshida, owner of a karaoke bar, center, looks on as a customer interacts with Pepper the humanoid robot

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Masahiko Yoshida, owner of a karaoke bar, looks on as a customer interacts with Pepper the humanoid robot

A pedestrian holding an umbrella rides up an escalator as the Oriental Pearl Tower stands illuminated at night

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A pedestrian holding an umbrella rides up an escalator as the Oriental Pearl Tower stands illuminated at night in the Lujiazui district of Shanghai, China. The Communist Party ended its four-day plenum on Thursday, with Premier Li Keqiang signaling the leadership may be ready to accept the weakest period of expansion since the economy was opened up three decades ago.

A boy holds the hand of an elderly woman as they make their way in Beijing

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A boy holds the hand of an elderly woman as they make their way in Beijing. The easing of family planning restrictions in China to allow all couples to have two children will benefit around 100 million families, a professor told the official China Daily on Friday.

Smoke billows from a building

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Smoke billows from a building early on Friday, following reported shelling by Syrian government forces in the rebel-controlled area of Douma, east of Damascus. 

Last full length operating railway branch line in Somogy county, bordering Croatia

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A train as it leaves Somogymeggyes for Tab, some 140 kms southwest of Budapest, Hungary. The train serves on the last full length operating railway branch line in Hungary’s Somogy county, bordering Croatia.

The north pole of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus

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The north pole of Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus is seen in an image from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. The moon’s north pole lies approximately at the top of this view from Cassini’s wide-angle camera. The view was acquired at a distance of approximately 4,000 miles (6,000 kilometers) from Enceladus