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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, 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

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