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Police officers look on as a firework thrown by protesters explodes in front of them in the central district of Exarchia in Athens, on December 6, 2016, following a commemorative rally marking the eighth anniversary of the killing of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a Greek police officer.   Hundreds of  pupils, university students and workers  participated in  a  rally to mark the eighth anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a 15-years old student , which sparked riots in the country in 2008.    / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Police officers look on as a firework thrown by protesters explodes in front of them in the central district of Exarchia in Athens following a commemorative rally marking the eighth anniversary of the killing of teenager Alexandros Grigoropoulos by a Greek police officer. Photo Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty 

In this picture taken on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, an Iranian man flips on the sands while enjoying his weekend in the Mesr desert about 305 miles (500 kilometers) southeast of the capital Tehran, Iran. Deserts make up parts of Iran which have recently become tourist destination for young Iranians looking for a break on their weekend. The increase in tourists to the desert has stimulated economic growth in the area. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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An Iranian man flips on the sands while in the Mesr desert about 305 miles southeast of the capital Tehran, Iran. Photo Ebrahim Noroozi/AP 

Iraqi soldiers are seen in a tractor from a Humvee while coming back from the frontline in the Al-Intisar district in Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, is the last major Islamic State extremist urban bastion in the country. Iraqi troops have advanced cautiously to avoid civilian casualties. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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Iraqi soldiers are seen in a tractor from a Humvee while coming back from the frontline in the Al-Intisar district in Mosul, Iraq. Mosul. Photo Manu Brabo/AP 

The sun rises behind skyscrapers amidst the clouds on a foggy morning in Dubai on December 5, 2016.

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The sun rises behind skyscrapers amidst the clouds on a foggy morning in Dubai on Monday. Photo Rene Slama/AFP/Getty 

Gambia Election

AP Photo/Jerome Delay

Gambians celebrate the victory of Opposition coalition candidate Adama Barrow in the streets of Serrekunda, Gambia. Picture AP Photo/Jerome Delay

Passengers check their mobiles as garbage is accumulated during a protest by the cleaning staff at Barcelona's airport

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Passengers check their mobiles as garbage is accumulated during a protest by the cleaning staff at Barcelona’s airport. Pictures REUTERS/ Albert Gea

Indonesia Blasphemy Protest

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Thousands of Muslims gather during a protest against Jakarta’s minority Christian Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama who is being prosecuted for blasphemy, at the National Monument in Jakarta, Indonesia. Picture AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim

Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during a rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai

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Indian Navy marine commandos demonstrate their skills during a
rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai, India.
Pictures REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Houthi rebel holds the barrel of a machine gun he carries during a rally held to mobilize fighters for battles against government forces, in Sanaa, Yemen

REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

A Houthi rebel holds the barrel of a machine gun he carries during a rally held to mobilize fighters for battles against government forces, in Sanaa, Yemen.
Picture REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

A handler swims with a horse from the Garrison Savannah in the Caribbean Sea near Bridgetown, Barbados

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A handler swims with a horse from the Garrison Savannah in the Caribbean Sea near Bridgetown, Barbados.
Pictures REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Police detain a protester from India's main opposition Congress party during a protest in Kolkata

REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Police detain a protester fromthe main opposition Congress party during a protest against the government’s decision to withdraw 500 and 1000 Indian rupee banknotes from circulation in Kolkata, India. Picture REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A woman walks past posters from the far-right political movement Casapound

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A woman walks past posters from the far-right political movement Casapound which call to vote “No” at the constitutional referendum, in Rome, Italy. PictureAFP/Getty Images

Cuba Fidel Castro

AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan

People wait for the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro during a funeral procession that retraces the path of Castro’s march into Havana nearly
six decades ago, in Esperanza, Cuba.
Picture AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan

Protesters shout from a police truck following a rally calling for their right to self-determination in the Indonesian controlled part of Papua in Jakarta

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Protesters shout from a police truck following a rally calling for their right to self-determination in the Indonesian controlled part of Papua, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Picture REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

Riot police use pepper sprays to disperse demonstrators during a protest against a fire in a dormitory that killed 11 people in the southern city of Adana, in Ankara

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Riot police use pepper sprays to disperse demonstrators during a protest against a fire in a dormitory that killed 11 people in the southern city of Adana, in Ankara, Turkey.
Picture Reuters

Cuba Castro Mourners

AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd

Student Duame Sotolongo, left, and pharmacist Maria Despaine, pose for a photo as they wait in line to pay tribute to the late Fidel Castro near Revolution Plaza, in Havana, Cuba.
Picture AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd

Mideast Iraq Mosul

AP Photo/Hussein Malla

Iraqi army soldiers carry their comrade who was wounded during the battle against the Islamic State group, in Haj Ali front line village, southern Mosul, Iraq.
Picture AP Photo/Hussein Malla

Supporters wave flags during a rally led by Italian PM Renzi in downtown Rome

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Supporters wave flags during a rally led by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in downtown Rome, Italy. Picture Remo Casilli/Reuters

An Iraqi soldier uses his rifle to hold up a helmet as a decoy during clashes with Islamic State fighters in Al-Qasar, South-East of Mosul

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An Iraqi soldier uses his rifle to hold up a helmet as a decoy during clashes with Islamic State fighters in Al-Qasar, South-East of Mosul, Iraq. Picture Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

China's Virtual Reality Arcades Bring VR To The Masses

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Chinese twins wear virtual reality glasses (VR) as they ride in a roller coaster simulator at the Wantong VR Park. Picture Kevin Frayer/Getty Images