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Striking employees of the My Ferry Link company block the access to Calais harbour with burning tyres following the failure of negotiations with French government concerning job cuts.
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Hot air balloons fly over the Chambley Airbase, northeastern France, during the international hot air balloons meeting “Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons” in Hageville.
A local worker is carried by a digger past the base of a ski slope at Wanlong Ski Resort, in Chongli, Zhangjiakou county, ahead of China’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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A watch and clock vendor sits in his shop in Seoul, South Korea.
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Investors look at screens showing stock market movements at a securities company in Beijing. Chinese shares sank again a day after Shanghai’s steepest one-day slide in eight years, defying renewed government vows of support that analysts warned were not enough to soothe nervous investors.
Indian school children light candles in front of a portrait of late Indian former President APJ Abdul Kalam, as they pay their respects at a school in Bhopal, India.
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A migrant shows a victory sign from a train heading to Serbia in the town of Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border. The migrants are trying to cross Macedonia and Serbia and enter the EU via Hungary. Hungarian authorities started building a fence along the country’s border with Serbia earlier this week to halt the migrant influx
A local vendor carries beach merchandise at the Black Sea beach resort Ureki, Georgia.
North Koreans bow in front of bronze statues of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Munsu Hill, Monday, July 27, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans gathered to offer flowers and pay their respects to their late leaders as part of celebrations for the 62nd anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War.
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Policemen seek cover with their helmets and shields as they block protesters trying to march towards Batasang Pambansa, where Philippines President Benigno Aquino will address the joint session of Congress and deliver his last State of the Nation address in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Protesters burn an effigy of President Benigno Aquino during a rally near Batasang Pambansa in Quezon city, Metro Manila in the Philippines, on Monday. Aquino will address the joint session of Congress delivering his last State of the Nation Acayan.
Muslim worshipers praying at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, a day before the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
Palestinians Hamas militants march during an anti-Israel rally in Gaza City
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Iraqi Shia fighters from the Popular Mobilisation units supporting the Iraqi government forces fire towards Islamic State group positions during clashes on the northern outskirts of the city of Fallujah, west of the capital Baghdad.
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Military policemen try to open a path ahead for the funeral of 21-year-old Mohamed Adel, one of the army officers who died in yesterday’s Sinai attacks, in Al-Kaliobeya, near Cairo, Egypt.
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The moon rises as people sit on rides at the State Fair Meadowlands, in East Rutherford, N.J.
Pensioners waiting outside a closed National Bank branch and hoping to get their pensions, argue with a bank employee through a closed door in Iraklio on the island of Crete.
A Muslim man calls for the evening prayer after having his iftar (breaking of fast) meal during the holy month of Ramadan at the ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla mosque in New Delhi, India.
A muddied girl, donning a cape made of dried banana leaves, makes the rounds of the streets to collect candles prior to attending a mass to celebrate the Feast Day of St John the Baptist in the village of Bibiclat, in northern Philippines
Nuns pray as they surround the body of Sister Nirmala Joshi, who succeeded Mother Theresa as the head of the Missionaries of Charity, in Kolkata, India.