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Syrians evacuate an injured man

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Syrians evacuate an injured man amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Al-Qatarji, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday

TOPSHOT - An international hot air ballo...TOPSHOT - An international hot air balloonist makes a final check before inflating during the International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in Putrajaya on March 11, 2016. The event is taking place from March 11 to 13.  / AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANAMANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images

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An international hot air balloonist makes a final check before inflating during the International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in Putrajaya

Chinese man wears a protective face mask as he passes by the CCTV building on a day of heavy pollution on November 30, 2015 in Beijing, China. China's capital and many cities in the northern part of the country recorded the worst smog of the year with air quality devices in some areas unable to read such high levels of pollutants. Levels of PM 2.5, considered the most hazardous, crossed 600 units in Beijing, nearly 25 times the acceptable standard set by the World Health Organization. The governments of more than 190 countries are meeting in Paris this week to set targets on reducing carbon emissions in an attempt to forge a new global agreement on climate change.

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Chinese man wears a protective face mask as he passes by the CCTV building on a day of heavy pollution on Monday in Beijing, China. China’s capital and many cities in the northern part of the country recorded the worst smog of the year with air quality devices in some areas unable to read such high levels of pollutants

Helpers hold a balloon of the developmental advocacy and campaigning organisation 'ONE' depicting US President Barack Obama while it is filled with air on the Odeonsplatz in Munich, Germany, 05 June 2015. State and government leaders of the G7 countries are meeting on 07 and 08 June 2015 in Schloss Elmau near Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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Helpers hold a balloon of the developmental advocacy and campaigning organisation ‘ONE’ depicting US President Barack Obama while it is filled with air on the Odeonsplatz in Munich on Friday

A member of the Patrouille Suisse flight team of the Swiss Air Force performs in his Northrop F-5 ll Tiger fighting jet during a media day of the Swiss Air Force at the airbase in the central Swiss town of Emmen April 17, 2015.

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A member of the Patrouille Suisse flight team of the Swiss Air Force performs in his Northrop F-5 ll Tiger fighting jet during a media day of the Swiss Air Force at the airbase in the central Swiss town of Emmen on Friday

A Greek Army Apache helicopter takes part in an air show at Athens Paleo Faliro coastal suburb  on September 25 , 2014. The show was a pre-event for  Athens annual Flying Week  at the weekend at an airfield north of Athens.

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A Greek Army Apache helicopter takes part in an air show at Athens Paleo Faliro coastal suburb on Thursday

Hot air balloons lift off during a mass ascent at the 36th International Balloon Fiesta at the Ashton Court Estate near Bristol, which is Europe's largest ballooning event.

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Hot air balloons lift off during a mass ascent at the 36th International Balloon Fiesta at the Ashton Court Estate near Bristol, which is Europe’s largest ballooning event which officially begins on Friday

Hong Kong sees very high air pollution levels

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Tourists from mainland China take photos in front of a large outdoor banner showing what Hong Kong looks like on a clean air day, on Wednesday. Hong Kong’s air pollution index’ reached ‘very high’ in Central and Western District, Causeway Bay and Mongkok, with ‘very high’ levels of toxic ozone and nitrogen dioxide recorded at roadside monitoring stations

Boy watches Israeli Air Force CH-53 helicopters fly over the Med

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A boy watches Israeli Air Force CH-53 helicopters fly over the Mediterranean Sea on a Tel Aviv beach during an aerial show forming part of celebrations for Israel’s Independence Day on April 16 2013, marking the 65th anniversary of the creation of the state.