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Police officers control the crowd while surrounding a man suspected to be involved in opening fire on a beachside hotel in Sousse...Police officers control the crowd (rear) while surrounding a man (front C) suspected to be involved in opening fire on a beachside hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, as a woman reacts(R), June 26, 2015. At least 27 people, including foreign tourists, were killed when at least one gunman opened fire on a Tunisian beachside hotel in the popular resort of Sousse on Friday, an interior ministry spokesman said. Police were still clearing the area around the Imperial Marhaba hotel and the body of one gunman lay at the scene with a Kalashnikov assault rifle after he was shot in an exchange of gunfire, a security source at the scene said. REUTERS/Amine Ben Aziza   TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Police officers control the crowd while surrounding a man suspected to be involved in opening fire on a beachside hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. At least 27 people, including foreign tourists, were killed when at least one gunman opened fire on a Tunisian beachside hotel in the popular resort of Sousse on Friday, an interior ministry spokesman said 

A freighter lies off the coast at sunrise in Algiers, Algeria June 25, 2015.

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A freighter lies off the coast at sunrise in Algiers, Algeria on Thursday

Migrants arrive at the port in the Tunisian town of Ben Guerdane, some 40 kilometres west of the Libyan border, following their rescue by Tunisia's coastguard and navy after their vessel overturned off Libya, on June 10, 2015. 354 migrants were rescued from two boats which broke down as they headed from Libya to Italy, the Red Crescent and an AFP correspondent said

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Migrants arrive at the port in the Tunisian town of Ben Guerdane, some 40 kilometres west of the Libyan border, following their rescue by Tunisia’s coastguard and navy after their vessel overturned off Libya, on Wednesday

Youth of Today in Sudan

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A group of young men use a selfie stick to take a picture of themselves in shallow waters known as the first cataract of the River Nile outside Khartoum, Sudan.

Below – children at Fortunata pre-school in Nyarugusu refugee camp, Tanzania. Before the IRC’s EU Children of Peace project helped to rebuild 12 new classrooms, these children were being taught under trees or crowded into dilapidated classrooms. Now they can learn to read, write and count in a safe environment. Photos and video of refugee children, parents and teachers affected by conflict in Niger and Tanzania will be displayed at the Inigo room at Somerset House from Saturday 6 – Sunday 14 June. Credit: Peter Biro/International Rescue Committee

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Children at Fortunata pre-school in The Nyarugusu refugee camp, Tanzania. The International Rescue Committee EU Children of Peace project helped to rebuild 12 new classrooms. Now children can learn to read, write and count in a safe environment. An exhibition of photos and videos showing those affected by the conflict in Niger and Tanzania will be exhibited at Somerset house in London from Saturday

A Burundian protester reacts in front of a burning barricade during an anti-government demonstration in the capital Bujumbura, Burundi, 03 June 2015. The government of Burundi said it will consider the postponement of upcoming elections, following a request made by East African Community leaders during a regional summit held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 31 May. Protesters, saying that they were disappointed that the East African leaders didn't ask President Pierre Nkurunziza to give up his bid for a third term, resumed their citywide protests on 02 June.

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A Burundian protester reacts in front of a burning barricade during an anti-government demonstration in the capital Bujumbura, Burundi on Wednesday

A woman passes by policemen during a protest against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi, June 2, 2015

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A woman passes by policemen during a protest against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi on Tuesday

Nigerien soldiers  patrol in Bosso

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Nigerien soldiers patrol in Bosso, near the Nigerian border. Niger has extended for three months the state of emergency in its southeastern Diffa region where the army has been battling Boko Haram militants since February.

Protesters gesture during a protest against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in Bujumbura

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Protesters gesture during a protest against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi, on Tuesday

French soldiers, part of Operation Sangaris, patrols Bangui la Coquette at "PK0" of the capital

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French soldiers, part of Operation Sangaris, patrols Bangui la Coquette at “PK0″ of the capital

A pickup truck moves off after loading unemployed builders and painters from South Africa and Zimbabwe from a roadside for work in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday

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A pickup truck moves off after loading unemployed builders and painters from South Africa and Zimbabwe from a roadside for work in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday

Protesters show bullet casings during a protest against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi on Tuesday

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Protesters show bullet casings during a protest against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi on Tuesday

A girl sporting a sticker with the national flag colours on her face participates in a street parade to celebrate the 24th self-declared independence day for the breakaway Somaliland nation from  Somalia in capital Hargeysa...A girl sporting a sticker with the national flag colours on her face participates in a street parade to celebrate the 24th self-declared independence day for the breakaway Somaliland nation from  Somalia in capital Hargeysa, May 18, 2015.

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A girl sporting a sticker with the national flag colours on her face participates in a street parade to celebrate the 24th self-declared independence day for the breakaway Somaliland nation from Somalia in capital Hargeysa on Monday

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Protestors raise their hands during a demonstration in the Musaga neighbourhood of Bujumbura on Monday

Boys walk behind patrolling soldiers in Bujumbura, Burundi, May 15, 2015. Burundian forces arrested the leader of a failed coup on Friday and President Pierre Nkurunziza returned to the capital, his spokesman said, but protesters pledged to go back to the streets, setting the stage for more clashes.

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Boys walk behind patrolling soldiers in Bujumbura, Burundi. Burundian forces arrested the leader of a failed coup on Friday and President Pierre Nkurunziza returned to the capital

Former anti-Balaka child soldiers wait to be released in Bambari, Central African Republic

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Former anti-Balaka child soldiers wait to be released in Bambari, Central African Republic

A detained protester cries in front of a burning barricade during a protest against President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi May 13, 2015.

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A detained protester cries in front of a burning barricade during a protest against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to run for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi 

A man gestures as he celebrates in Bujumbura, Burundi.  Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi's capital on Wednesday to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office

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A man gestures as he celebrates in Bujumbura, Burundi. Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi’s capital on Wednesday to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office

A policeman tries to protect a female police officer accused of shooting a protestor in the Buterere neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, May 12, 2015. Protestors opposed to the president's decision to run for a third term chased, beat and stoned the woman, who was later handed back to the police

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A policeman tries to protect a female police officer accused of shooting a protestor in the Buterere neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi on tuesday. Protestors opposed to the president’s decision to run for a third term chased, beat and stoned the woman, who was later handed back to the police

A police officer with a bag depicted the image of US President Barack Obama, stands on patrol as protesters march through the Musaga district of Bujumbura, in Burundi, Monday, May 11, 2015.  Police and army negotiated with over 2000 protesters to allow delivery trucks to enter the city. One person was killed in a clash with Burundi's police on Sunday in demonstrations in the capital, Bujumbura, as the government ordered a ban on any further street protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in power.

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A police officer with a bag depicted the image of US President Barack Obama, stands on patrol as protesters march through the Musaga district of Bujumbura, in Burundi, Monday