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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

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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

A Ukrainian serviceman visits an abandoned church in the Pisky village near Donetsk

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A Ukrainian serviceman visits an abandoned church in the Pisky village near Donetsk

Migrants walk past farm fields as they are escorted by police towards buses which will take them to Brezice refugee camp on Monday in Rigonce, Slovenia. Thousands of migrants marched across the border between Croatia into Slovenia as authorities intensify their efforts to attempt to cope with Europe's largest migration of people since World War II

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Migrants walk past farm fields as they are escorted by police towards buses which will take them to Brezice refugee camp on Monday in Rigonce, Slovenia. Thousands of migrants marched across the border between Croatia into Slovenia as authorities intensify their efforts to attempt to cope with Europe’s largest migration of people since World War II

Refugees and migrants wait to board a bus heading to the Macedonian border after arriving on board the passenger ferries Blue Star Patmos and Eleftherios Venizelos from the islands of Lesbos and Chios at the port of Piraeus on October 21, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Thousands of refugees - mostly fleeing war-torn Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq - attempt daily to cross the Aegean Sea from nearby Turkey on their journey towards Europe

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Refugees and migrants wait to board a bus heading to the Macedonian border after arriving on board the passenger ferries Blue Star Patmos and Eleftherios Venizelos from the islands of Lesbos and Chios at the port of Piraeus on Wednesday in Athens, Greece

A man carries his daughter as they walk with other migrants and asylum seekers after crossing the Macedonian-Serbian border near the village of Miratovac on October 20, 2015. Tens of thousands -- many fleeing violence in Syria, Africa and Afghanistan -- have been making their way from Turkey to the Balkans in recent months, hoping to reach Germany, Sweden and other EU states.

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A man carries his daughter as they walk with other migrants and asylum seekers after crossing the Macedonian-Serbian border near the village of Miratovac on Tuesday

French police officers protest in front of the Ministry of Justice on Place Vendome, during a demonstration calling for more resources and improved security measures in their work environment, in Paris, France, 14 October 2015. The protest is organised just one week after a police officer was seriously wounded in a shoot-out with a gunman who was granted an out-of-jail permit.

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French police officers protest in front of the Ministry of Justice on Place Vendome, during a demonstration calling for more resources and improved security measures in their work environment, in Paris, France on Wednesday

Activists of the of nationalist Svoboda (Freedom) party hold a poster and their flags during a  rally in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday Oct. 14, 2015. Ukraine is marking the 'Defender of the Fatherland Day'.

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Activists of the of nationalist Svoboda (Freedom) party hold a poster and their flags during a rally in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday. Ukraine is marking the ‘Defender of the Fatherland Day’

First snow of the season covers trees next to a country road near Zwoenitz, eastern Germany, on Wednesday

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First snow of the season covers trees next to a country road near Zwoenitz, eastern Germany, on Wednesday

Refugees and migrants arrive on a rubber boat on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey on October 13, 2015. Greece pledged On October 10, 2015 during talks with its EU partners to open its first so-called hotspot reception centre on the island of Lesbos within 10 days under EU efforts to better deal with the massive influx of migrants.

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Refugees and migrants arrive on a rubber boat on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey on Tuesday

Anti-separatist Catalans gather in Plaza Catalunya square during a demonstration on October 12, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. Thousands of Anti-separatist Catalans were called by Catalan unionist associations to march on the Spain's National Day to demonstrate against the Catalonia's bid for independence.

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Anti-separatist Catalans gather in Plaza Catalunya square during a demonstration on Monday in Barcelona, Spain. Thousands of Anti-separatist Catalans were called by Catalan unionist associations to march on the Spain’s National Day to demonstrate against the Catalonia’s bid for independence

A man carries his child shortly after he arrived, with other refugees and migrants, on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey, on October 12, 2015. Greece was hit by a huge new surge in migrants as the United Nations on October 9 approved a European seize-and-destroy military operation against people smugglers in the Mediterranean.

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A man carries his child shortly after he arrived, with other refugees and migrants, on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey, on Monday

A migrant woman with her children board a train, after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border, near Gevgelija, on Friday.

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A migrant woman with her children board a train, after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border, near Gevgelija, on Friday

Refugees and migrants arrive at the island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean see from Turkey, Greece, 08 October 2015

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Refugees and migrants arrive at the island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean see from Turkey, Greece, on Thursday

A passenger walks along the platform after missing a Barcelona bound high-speed train at the Atocha train station in Madrid, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. High-speed train service throughout the northeastern region of Catalonia bordering France was suspended for hours Thursday after thieves stole fiber-optic cable alongside the tracks that officials said was critical for maintaining train safety

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A passenger walks along the platform after missing a Barcelona bound high-speed train at the Atocha train station in Madrid. High-speed train service throughout the northeastern region of Catalonia bordering France was suspended for hours Thursday after thieves stole fiber-optic cable alongside the tracks

Chinese people living in Poland wait for Chinese Navy ships in the port of Gdynia in Gdynia, Poland, 07 October 2015. Three Chinese naval vessels, a destroyer 'Jinan', a multi-role frigate 'Yiyang' and replenishment ship 'Qiandaohu', came to Gdynia for the Chinese Navy's first-ever visit to Poland. The ships are part of a task force which recently completed an anti-piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden. The ships are currently on a five-month tour of seaports worldwide and have already visited Sudan, Egypt, Denmark, Finland and Sweden. The visit to Poland is aimed at developing friendly relations and exchange between China and Poland

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Chinese people living in Poland wait for Chinese Navy ships in the port of Gdynia in Gdynia, Poland on Wednesday. Three Chinese naval vessels, a destroyer ‘Jinan’, a multi-role frigate ‘Yiyang’ and replenishment ship ‘Qiandaohu’, came to Gdynia for the Chinese Navy’s first-ever visit to Poland

Syrian and Afghan refugees warm themselves and dry their clothes around a fire after arriving on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, early Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015.

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Syrian and Afghan refugees warm themselves and dry their clothes around a fire after arriving on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, early Wednesday

A refugee sleeps outside an abandoned building at the port of Mytilini , Lesbos island , Greece on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Austrian Chancellor and the Greek premier  visited Lesbos island Tuesday, to view first-hand the impact of the refugee crisis and tour facilities set up to handle the thousands of people who arrive daily

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A refugee sleeps outside an abandoned building at the port of Mytilini, Lesbos island , Greece on Tuesday

Models wear creations for Valentino's Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015.

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Models wear creations for Valentino’s Spring-Summer 2016 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented during the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris, France

Director of Air France in Orly Pierre Plissonnier, nearly shirtless, runs away from the demonstrators, helped by security officers, after several hundred of employees invaded the offices of Air France, interrupting the meeting of the Central Committee (CCE) in Roissy-en-France, on October 5, 2015. Air France-KLM unveiled a revamped restructuring plan on October 5 that could lead to 2,900 job losses after pilots for the struggling airline refused to accept a proposal to work longer hours.

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Director of Air France in Orly Pierre Plissonnier, nearly shirtless, runs away from the demonstrators, helped by security officers, after several hundred of the employees invaded the offices of Air France, interrupting the meeting of the Central Committee (CCE) in Roissy-en-France. Air France-KLM unveiled a revamped restructuring plan on Monday that could lead to 2,900 job losses after pilots for the struggling airline refused to accept a proposal to work longer hours