A protestor is arrested by riot police during a protest against the proposed changes to France’s working week and layoff practices, in Lyon, central France
German Chancellor Angela Merkel wears a ‘smart’ jacket next to a group of students during a Girls’ Day event held at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. The jacket displays the temperature and reacts to pickpocketing.
First light of new laser on Adaptive Optics Facility at Paranal Observatory in Chile
A boy stands inside a building used as sleeping quarters at camp for refugees and migrants in Schisto, near Athens, Greece
Dew drops are seen on a leaf in Mihalygerge, Hungary
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A pot over a bonfire was placed on the tracks of a railway station turned into a makeshift camp, crowded by migrants and refugees at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece today. Many thousands of migrants remain at the Greek border with Macedonia, hoping that the border crossing will reopen, allowing them to move north into central Europe.
A member of the Gruppo Storico Romano (Roman Historical Group) dressed as a gladiator stands at Circus Maximus as they mark the 2769th anniversary of the founding of Rome, Italy
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tests a Virtual Reality (VR) goggle next to US President Barack Obama as they visit the booth of ifm electronic (automation engineering) at the Hannover Messe industrial technology trade fair in Hanover, Germany
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the 500th anniversary ceremony of the German Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot) in Ingolstadt, Germany
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A lampost given to Stratford by the people of Israel stands outside the Royal Shakespeare Company
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Children play football at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni
A member of the National Gendarmerie Intervention Group (GIGN) deactivates a bomb from a supposed terrorist during a training exercise in the event of a terrorist attack in collaboration with Recherche Assistance Intervention Dissuasion (RAID) and Research and Intervention Brigades (BRI) in presence of the French Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve at la Gare Montparnasse, center Paris
This photo taken with slow shutter speed shows competitors climbing on their way to the “Col De Riedmatten” pass and “Col De Tsena Refien” pass, during the Glacier Patrol race near Arolla, Switzerland. The Glacier Patrol, organised by the Swiss Army, started on Tuesday and will continue until Saturday.
Windmills at dusk in Campo de Criptana, where Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes might have drawn inspiration from to narrate the battle between Don Quixote and the windmills he mistook for giants
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Migrants ask for help as they are approached by the SOS Mediterranee’s ship Aquarius, off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa.
A worker checks pipes during the ceremony of arrival of first pipes of Trans-Adriatic Pipeline in Spitalle, near Durres, Albania,
A flock of birds fly in the sky in Tbilisi, Georgia
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Spanish matador Jose Maria Manzanares holds his bullfighter’s “muleta” during a bullfight at the Real Maestranza bullring in the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain
Children play as residents look from their window at the container settlement shelter for refugees and migrants in Zehlendorf district in Berlin, Germany. Locals, many of them retirees, come to the shelter regularly to help the refugees and migrants
Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures after speaking to the media after his marathon call-in TV show in Moscow, Russia