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US World War II veteran Howard Troward, wearing his bullet-holed helmet, salutes as the national anthem is played during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Allied Forces victory over Japan in the Pacific at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.
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Syrian refugees and migrants along a railway line as they try to cross from Serbia into Hungary near Horgos. European Union leaders called for action to defend the “dignity” of migrants ahead of fresh emergency talks, as tensions flared on the bloc’s eastern borders over the escalating crisis.
A Kashmiri government health department employee takes part in an anti-government protest in Srinagar. Government employees were detained as they tried to take part in a protest calling for the regularisation of contractual employment status
Spanish bullfighter Miguel Angel Perera drives a sword into a bull during a bullfight at the Malagueta bullring in Malaga, southern Spain
A picture released by NASA shows a low-angle self-portrait of NASA‘s Curiosity Mars rover vehicle above the ‘Buckskin’ rock target, in the ‘Marias Pass’ area of lower Mount Sharp on Mars, where the mission collected its seventh drilled sample
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Syrian refugees are seen onboard the passenger ship “Eleftherios Venizelos” at the port on the Greek island of Kos. A passenger ship carrying Syrian refugees set sail from the Greek island of Kos heading for the mainland as authorities struggle to cope with a wave of arrivals. The Greek coast guard’s office said the ship, which has acted as a floating accommodation and registration centre since Sunday, was heading for the northern port of Thessaloniki, Greece’s second biggest city.
Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos reacts as deputies attempt to disrupt his speech during a night parliamentary session in Athens, Greece, early on Friday. Greek lawmakers debated a draft bill on the latest bailout deal, which the government hopes will be approved ahead of a euro zone finance ministers meeting in Brussels on Friday.
The one month old elephant Anjuli plays with her sister Shila on World Elephant Day at the Hagenbecks zoo in Hamburg, Germany.
Three-year-old Nour Al Masri watches as the Ezz Al-Din Al-Qassam militia, the military wing of the Hamas movement, parades in the streets of Beit Hanun in the northern Gaza Strip
Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, protest along West Florrisant Street in Ferguson, Missouri. Mare than 100 people were arrested today during protests in Ferguson and the St. Louis area.
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A group of people take selfies with Pope Francis during a meeting with the Youth Eucharistic Movement in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican.
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A butterfly feeds on an orange segment at the Dubai Butterfly Garden in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Lava flows out of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano as it erupts on the French island of La Reunion in the Indian Ocean.
Samuel Garcia, 12, has his hair cut by a friend at the doorstep of his home in Havana. Cuba
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A wall of flames lurches over a ridge as a resident of Morgan Valley Road near Lower Lake, California, prepares to evacuate because of the 3,000 acre Rocky Fire that has taken hold in Lake County.
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A Kurdish man harvests sunflowers in the district of Rania, 145km east of northern Iraq’s Kurdish city of Sulaimaniyah
An old residential building is seen surrounded by a newly-built ring viaduct, in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China. The building was planned to be demolished, but several units in the building refused to move out as they couldn’t reach a compensation agreement with the authority, local media reported
A vendor sells teddy bears and other soft toys in the streets of Granada, Nicaragua
A boy attends the early morning Eid al-Fitr prayer at Al Noor Mosque in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The Muslim holiday Eid marks the end of 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.