General view of dried-up rivers in the Pilbara region of Western Australia

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A general aerial view of dried-up rivers in the Pilbara region of Western Australia

Fishing Season Begins For Indonesia's Traditional Whale Hunters

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Children play at Lamalera, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The locals use ancient hunting methods to catch whales for reasons of subsistence, and they celebrate the start of the whaling season, which runs from May to October, with a mass and festivities.

A man looks at members of Brazil's Homeless Workers' Movement (MTST) from his apartment during a protest against the World Cup in Sao Paulo. Brazilians opposed to the World Cup and the public funds spent on the construction of stadiums.

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A man watches members of Brazil’s Homeless Workers’ Movement (MTST) from his apartment during a protest against the World Cup in São Paulo. Demonstrators are unhappy at the amount of public funds being spent on the tournament

Thailand Coup D'etat As Military Seize Control

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Police and soldiers stand guard outside a military compound before former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives to meet Thailand’s ruling military in Bangkok. The new rulers summoned the entire former government and members of the politically influential Shinawatra family a day after it seized control in a bloodless coup. Thailand has seen months of unrest, which has claimed at least 28 lives in politically related violence.

United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage smiles as he talks to reporters. Early local election results announced overnight show substantial gains for UKIP.

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UK Independence party leader Nigel Farage smiles as he talks to reporters. Early local election results announced overnight show substantial gains for Ukip

Workers from Haiti's  Ministry of Public Health and Population spray chemicals to exterminate mosquitoes in a neighborhood of Petion Ville in Port-au-Prince on May 21, 2014.  A worker said the procedure is to help prevent chikungunya, dengue, malaria and filariose.

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Workers from Haiti’s Ministry of Public Health and Population spray chemicals to exterminate mosquitoes in a neighborhood of Petion Ville in Port-au-Prince. A worker said the procedure is to help prevent chikungunya, dengue, malaria and filariose.

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A child stands on a wooden cart among destroyed houses in Tacloban, Leyte province, Philippines. The involvement of the US in the rescue effort after the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan highlights the need to expand the US’s military presence in the Philippines, foreign secretary Albert del Rosario said on Monday.

Mist and Reflections, Crummock Water, Cumbria, by Tony Bennett. Overall winner, Landscape Photographer of the Year 2013.

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“Mist and Reflections”, of Crummock Water in Cumbria, by Tony Bennett. Overall winner, Landscape Photographer of the Year 2013

A woman attends a gathering at the "Yama" memorial in the centre of Minsk. Belarus. This marks the 70th anniversary of the destroying of Minsk's ghetto during World War Two, when several hundred thousand Jews were slaughtered.

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A woman attends a gathering at the Yama memorial in the centre of Minsk to mark the 70th anniversary of the destruction of the ghetto in the Belarus capital during the second world war, when several hundred thousand Jews were killed

A road sign with graffiti reading "Angie's Massage Bunker" is pictured at the square in front of the Reichstag building

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A road sign with graffiti reading “Angie’s Massage Bunker” faces the Reichstag building, seat of the German lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, in Berlin

Factory fire kills at least nine in Bangladesh

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People watch the rescue operation from outside the factory after a devastating fire at the dyeing section of two-storey Aswad Composite Mills at Maona, Gazipur, Bangladesh. At least nine people were killed when a fire broke out at an apparel factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.

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Pope Francis blesses and waves to the crowd as he arrives for his weekly open-air general audience in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican. 

Labourers brush their teeth on the banks of the Ganges

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Labourers brush their teeth with neem twigs on the banks of the Ganges river in Kolkata, India.

Policemen stand guard while firefighters are spraying foam from behind the barricades

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Policemen stand guard while firefighters are spraying foam from behind the barricades during a protest near the Lambermont in Brussels, the residence of the Belgian prime minister, while ministers were holding a cabinet meeting to discuss the budget. Firefighters are asking for more funding for their service.

A tourist poses for a picture on a bridge at the Ebrington Square area Derry City.

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A tourist poses for a picture on a bridge at the Ebrington Square area of Londonderry. The state-of-the-art multipurpose public space and venue has become a new cultural hub for the city and will host key events including the Turner Prize as part of its role as the UK’s 2013 City of Culture.

Girls read books containing short verses from the Koran in a madrasa on the outskirts of Islamabad

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Girls read books containing short verses from the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, on the outskirts of Islamabad 

A delegate wears a t-shirt showing his support for the NHS outside the conference hall this morning.

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A delegate wears a T-shirt showing his support for the National Health Service outside the conference hall at the Labour party conference in Brighton, UK. 

Bora Asku Catwalk - London Fashion Week 2013

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Models wait on the catwalk during the Bora Asku spring/summer 2014 show on the first day of London Fashion Week

Smoke billows into the air behind government soldiers as fire rages in a residential district caused after a clash between government soldiers and Muslim rebels from the MNLF in Zamboanga city.

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Government soldiers in a residential district of Zamboanga city in the Philippines, during clashes between government forces and Muslim rebels from the MNLF 

A girl plants some of the 3000 flags placed in memory of the lives lost in the September 11, 2001 attacks, at a park in Winnetka, Illinois

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A girl plants some of the 3,000 flags placed in memory of the lives lost in the September 11 2001 attacks, at a park in Winnetka, Illinois, US