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Rebel fighter gestures as he runs across street in Mleha suburb of Damascus, during what rebel fighters said was offensive against them by forces loyal to President al-Assad

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A rebel fighter gestures as he runs across a street in the Mleha suburb of Damascus, during what opposition milita said was an offensive against them by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad

Empty luggage carts stand Frankfurt am Main airport, western Germany. German airline Lufthansa, which is currently battling the biggest strike in its history, expects normal services to be up and running on Saturday, 5th April 2014.

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Luggage carts stand empty at Frankfurt am Main airport, as German airline Lufthansa is hit by the biggest strike in its history. Normal services are expected to resume on Saturday.

An anti-government activist clashes with riot police

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An anti-government activist clashes with riot police during a protest in Caracas, Venezuela. Demonstrations began in San Cristobal almost two months ago and at least 39 people have been killed in protest-related violence

US soldiers carry a flag-draped coffin containing the remains believed to be of a US soldier during a repatriation ceremony at Phnom Penh International Airport.  Remains believed to be those of three US servicemen killed in Cambodia more than four decades ago during the Vietnam War were repatriated for identification in the United States

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US soldiers carry a flag-draped coffin containing the remains believed to be of a US soldier during a repatriation ceremony at Phnom Penh International Airport. Remains thought to be those of three US servicemen killed in Cambodia more than four decades ago during the Vietnam war were repatriated for identification in the US.

Internally displaced Muslims children

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Muslim children rest inside their tent during a census at an internally displaced people’s refugee camp at Theechaung village on the outskirts of Sittwe, in the western Myanmar state of Rakhine on Tuesday

Afghan girls hold flags during a campaign rally for Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah in Herat, Afghanistan. The writing on the flags reads, "number 1," which refers to Abdullah's number on ballot papers. Eight Afghan presidential candidates are campaigning for the third presidential election. Elections will take place on April 5, 2014.

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Girls wave flags at a campaign rally for Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, in Herat. The flags read “number 1 , Abdullah’s number on ballot papers. Eight candidates are campaigning for the country’s third presidential election, to be held on April 5.

Boy waves a flag with an election rally poster of Afghan presidential candidate Rassoul during an election campaign in Bagram

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A boy waves presidential candidate Zalmai Rassoul’s election campaign flag in Bagram, Afghanistan on Tuesday.

TOPSHOTSAn employee of the Bodet Compan

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A Bodet worker carries a clock at a plant in Trémentines, western France. Bodet has manufactured clocks since 1868 for churches, stations, sports halls and employs 630 workers in France.

A special forces police officer fires rubber bullets during a demonstration at the front of Cairo University

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A special forces police officer fires rubber bullets as a protester raises his hand during a demonstration at the front of Cairo University, Egypt on Wednesday.

Relatives carry coffins containing the remains of 46 Kosovo Albanians killed by Serb Security forces during the 1998-99 war, in Pristina, Kosovo. The remains were recovered from a mass grave and have now been identified and will be reburied on 26 March in southern Kosovo 15 years after they were killed

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Relatives carry coffins containing the remains of 46 Kosovo Albanians killed by Serb Security forces during the 1998-99 war, in Pristina, Kosovo. The remains were recovered from a mass grave and have now been identified and will be reburied on 26 March in southern Kosovo 15 years after they were killed.