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