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Snow-covered trees are mirrored in the water of the Weissensee lake near Fuessen, southern Germany, on Thursday.

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Snow-covered trees are mirrored in the water of the Weissensee lake near Fuessen, southern Germany, on Thursday

A Belgium army soldier walks through the Galeries Royal Saint-Hubert, or the Royal Saint-Hubert Galleries in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. Brussels is keeping its terror alert on highest level.

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A Belgium army soldier walks through the Galeries Royal Saint-Hubert, or the Royal Saint-Hubert Galleries in Brussels, Belgium, Thursday

A migrant child stands on rail tracks while waiting to cross the border from Greece into Macedonia, near Gevgelija, Macedonia November 25, 2015. Countries along the Balkan route taken by hundreds of thousands of migrants seeking refuge in western Europe last week began filtering the flow, granting passage only to those fleeing conflict in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan

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A migrant child stands on rail tracks while waiting to cross the border from Greece into Macedonia, near Gevgelija, Macedonia on Wednesday

Soldiers patrol in the streets, in Brussels, on Tuesday as the Belgian capital remains on the highest possible alert level. Brussels began a fourth consecutive day in lockdown under a maximum terror alert after Belgian police staged a series of raids but failed to find a key Paris attacks suspect

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Soldiers patrol in the streets, in Brussels, on Tuesday as the Belgian capital remains on the highest possible alert level. Brussels began a fourth consecutive day in lockdown under a maximum terror alert

A person cries as she stands at a makeshift memorial for a tribute to the victims of a series of deadly attacks in Paris, in front of the Casa Nostra restaurant in Paris on November 23, 2015. Gunmen and suicide bombers went on a killing spree in Paris on November 13, attacking the concert hall Bataclan as well as bars, restaurants and the Stade de France. Islamic State jihadists operating out of Iraq and Syria released a statement claiming responsibility for the coordinated attacks that killed 130 and injured over 350.

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A person cries as she stands at a makeshift memorial for a tribute to the victims of a series of deadly attacks in Paris, in front of the Casa Nostra restaurant in Paris on Monday

Stranded Iranian migrant Hamid, 34, an electrical engineer from the Iranian town of Sanandij sits on rail tucks in front of Macedonian riot police guarding the borderline between Greece and Macedonia near the Greek village of Idomeni November 23, 2015. Hamid and a dozen other Iranian migrants are on hunger-strike for a second day. Balkan countries have begun filtering the flow of migrants to Europe, granting passage to those fleeing conflict in the Middle East and Afghanistan but turning back others from Africa and Asia

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Stranded Iranian migrant Hamid, 34, an electrical engineer from the Iranian town of Sanandij sits on rail tucks in front of Macedonian riot police guarding the borderline between Greece and Macedonia near the Greek village of Idomeni on Monday

A Police officer and soldiers stand guard  in the 'Rue des Bouchers' street, famous for it's restaurants, following the terror alert level being elevated to 4/4, in Brussels, Belgium. Belgium raised the alert status at Level 4/4 as 'serious and imminent' threat of an attack, the main effect are closing of all Metro Line in Brussels, all soccer match of league one and two cancelled countrywide. The Belgian government said it had concrete evidence of a planned terrorist attack that would have employed weapons and explosives

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A Police officer and soldiers stand guard in the ‘Rue des Bouchers’ street, famous for it’s restaurants, following the terror alert level being elevated to 4/4, in Brussels, Belgium

Forensics of the French police are at work outside a building in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, on November 19, 2015, where French Police special forces raided an appartment the day before, hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital five days ago. French police said the assault had concluded on an apartment in northern Paris on Wednesday in which at least two jihadists were killed and seven arrested.

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Forensics of the French police are at work outside a building in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, on Thursday, where French Police special forces raided an appartment the day before, hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital five days ago

A farmer tries to protect himself as he clashes with a riot policeman during an anti-government protest at central Syntagma square in Athens, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Greek farmers protesting over planned tax and pension reforms demanded by the country's bailout creditors have clashed outside parliament with police, who used tear gas to disperse them.

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A farmer tries to protect himself as he clashes with a riot policeman during an anti-government protest at central Syntagma square in Athens, Wednesday. Greek farmers protesting over planned tax and pension reforms demanded by the country’s bailout creditors have clashed outside parliament with police, who used tear gas to disperse them

A woman stands in front of a makeshift memorial made up with flowers, candles and messages, on November 17, 2015, at the Place de la Republique square in Paris, in tribute to victims of the attacks claimed by Islamic State which killed at least 129 people and left more than 350 injured on November 13 in Paris.

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A woman stands in front of a makeshift memorial made up with flowers, candles and messages, on Tuesday, at the Place de la Republique square in Paris, in tribute to victims of the attacks claimed by Islamic State which killed at least 129 people and left more than 350 injured on November 13 in Paris

A girl walks through the water as other migrants and refugees helped by volunteers  to disembark from a small boat after their arrival from the Turkish coast on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos  Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Greek authorities say 1,244 refugees and economic migrants have been rescued from frail craft in danger over the past three days in the Aegean Sea, as thousands continue to arrive on the Greek islands

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A girl walks through the water as other migrants and refugees helped by volunteers to disembark from a small boat after their arrival from the Turkish coast on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos on Monday

A plane crosses contrails as it prepares to land at the airport in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on November 16, 2015.

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A plane crosses contrails as it prepares to land at the airport in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on Monday

Italian workers of tyre manufacturer Michelin hold flags during a demonstration in Cuneo, northern Italy, on Friday as part of a protest against plans to close three production sites in Europe within three years, shedding 1,500 jobs.  Michelin announced on November 3, 2015 plans to close its factories in Fossano, Italy and Oranienburg, Germany by the end of 2016, and also to close its plant in  Ballymena, Ireland by mid-2018.

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Italian workers of tyre manufacturer Michelin hold flags during a demonstration in Cuneo, northern Italy, on Friday as part of a protest against plans to close three production sites in Europe within three years, shedding 1,500 jobs

A woman takes a selfie after arriving, along with other migrants and refugees, on the Greek island of Lesbos by crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on November 13, 2015. EU leaders on November 12 struck an aid-for-cooperation deal with Africa and proposed a summit this year with Turkey in a two-front push with wary partners to tackle an unprecedented migrant crisis

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A woman takes a selfie after arriving, along with other migrants and refugees, on the Greek island of Lesbos by crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on Friday

Revellers in fancy dress enjoy the atmosphere during the British Fancy Dress Day in Benidorm, Spain. The British Fancy Dress Day is one of the biggest fancy dress parties in Europe and is held the day after the Benidorm fiestas in November. The tradition started over 20 years ago when Manolo from Sinatras Club offered a free drink to anyone who dress up. Nowadays around 30,000 people, mostly British Expats living in Spain and tourists visiting the Costa Blanca resorts, attends, attend the event.

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Revellers in fancy dress enjoy the atmosphere during the British Fancy Dress Day in Benidorm, Spain. The British Fancy Dress Day is one of the biggest fancy dress parties in Europe

Striking forensic police protest against their current working conditions behing a yellow police tape in Lyon, central eastern France, on Tuesday

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Striking forensic police protest against their current working conditions behing a yellow police tape in Lyon, central eastern France, on Tuesday

A cyclist drives past wafts of mist rising from a tributary of the Weisse Elster river in Leipzig, eastern Germany, on Tuesday

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A cyclist drives past wafts of mist rising from a tributary of the Weisse Elster river in Leipzig, eastern Germany, on Tuesday

Students shout slogans during a demonstration of thousands of students against government reforms in education in central Athens, Greece, on Monday

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Students shout slogans during a demonstration of thousands of students against government reforms in education in central Athens, Greece, on Monday

Czech fishermen sort fish during the traditional Carp haul at Lake of Dvoriste near Smrzov village, Czech Republic, on Monday. Carp, the traditional Czech Christmas Eve dinner, is harvested primarly from the region of southern Bohemian lakes

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Czech fishermen sort fish during the traditional Carp haul at Lake of Dvoriste near Smrzov village, Czech Republic on Monday. Carp, the traditional Czech Christmas Eve dinner, is harvested primarly from the region of southern Bohemian lakes

Migrants and refugees prepare to enter a registration camp after crossing the Greece-Macedonia border near Gevgelija on November 2, 2015. More than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October -- a monthly record and nearly the same number as in the whole of 2014, the United Nations said November 2. In October, 218,394 people made the perilous crossing -- all but 8,000 of them landing in Greece -- compared to 219,000 arrivals during all of last year, UN figures showed. The soaring numbers of arrivals last month brought to over 744,000 the number of people who have made the journey so far this year.

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Migrants and refugees prepare to enter a registration camp after crossing the Greece-Macedonia border near Gevgelija on Monday