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Armed Metropolitan Police counter terrorism officers take part in an exercise on the River Thames, London 

Turkana: life and livestock...Turkana men herd cattle, sheep and goats, protecting their livestock from rivals in the dry Turkana region in the north of Kenya. The men are armed with clean, well-maintained rifles because of frequent feuding with other tribes. Livestock are at the centre of Turkana life. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic    Matching text KENYA-TURKANA/      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY  TEMPLATE OUT.   SEARCH "GORAN TURKANA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES

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Turkana men herd cattle, sheep and goats, protecting their livestock from rivals in the dry Turkana region in the north of Kenya. The men are armed with clean, well-maintained rifles because of frequent feuding with other tribes. Livestock are at the centre of Turkana life 

Members of German federal police Bundespolizei demonstrate their skills during a presentation of the new unit for arrests and securing evidence (BFE) in Ahrensfelde near Berlin, Germany on Wednesday

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Members of German federal police Bundespolizei demonstrate their skills during a presentation of the new unit for arrests and securing evidence (BFE) in Ahrensfelde near Berlin, Germany on Wednesday

Soldiers patrol in the streets, in Brussels, on Tuesday as the Belgian capital remains on the highest possible alert level. Brussels began a fourth consecutive day in lockdown under a maximum terror alert after Belgian police staged a series of raids but failed to find a key Paris attacks suspect

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Soldiers patrol in the streets, in Brussels, on Tuesday as the Belgian capital remains on the highest possible alert level. Brussels began a fourth consecutive day in lockdown under a maximum terror alert

Armed Yemeni tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi flash their guns in the Dabab district in Taez province on. According to analysts recapturing the strategic province of Taez would help Yemeni pro-government forces in securing the unstable south and pave the way to the north, including the capital Sanaa

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Armed Yemeni tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi flash their guns in the Dabab district in Taez province

An armed Yemeni man from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, monitors the area in Marib province, east of the capital, Sanaa, on September 14, 2015. Hadi loyalists launched the largest and fiercest offensive since operations began in Marib province that is mostly controlled by fighters and armed tribes allied to Hadi, but the rebels and renegade troops loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh still hold parts of the province

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An armed Yemeni man from the Popular Resistance Committees, supporting forces loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed fugitive President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, monitors the area in Marib province, east of the capital, Sanaa, on Monday

Police officers patrol along a street in Kenya's capital Nairobi on July 24, 2015, ahead of the visit of US President Barack Obama. Obama arrives in his ancestral homeland Kenya later today, with a massive security operation under way to protect him from Al-Qaeda-linked Somali militants

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Police officers patrol along a street in Kenya’s capital Nairobi on Friday, ahead of the visit of US President Barack Obama

An armed member of Houthi Group inspects the scene of a car bomb targeting a group of female mourners loyal to Shia Houthi Group in Sanaa, Yemen on Tuesday

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An armed member of Houthi Group inspects the scene of a car bomb targeting a group of female mourners loyal to Shia Houthi Group in Sanaa, Yemen on Tuesday

An armed policeman stands guard at the entrance of Belgium's federal prosecutor office in Brussels, January 16, 2015.  Belgian police arrested 13 people during a dozen raids overnight, smashing plot to kill police officers "in public roads and in police stations", prosecutors said.

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An armed policeman stands guard at the entrance of Belgium’s federal prosecutor office in Brussels on Friday. Belgian police arrested 13 people during a dozen raids overnight

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands next to an APC in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, September 2, 2014.

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An armed pro-Russian separatist stands next to an APC in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine

A pro-Russian rebel mans a barricade in Donetsk...A heavily armed pro-Russian rebel mans a newly erected barricade on the airport road of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk May 27, 2014. More than 50 pro-Russian rebels were killed in an unprecedented assault by Ukrainian government forces, which raged into a second day on Tuesday after a newly-elected president vowed to crush the revolt in the east once and for all. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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A heavily armed pro-Russian rebel mans a newly erected barricade on the airport road of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. More than 50 pro-Russian rebels were killed in an unprecedented assault by Ukrainian government forces, which raged into a second day on Tuesday after a newly-elected president vowed to crush the revolt in the east once and for all 

Security personnel take part in a launching ceremony of joint armed patrols by difference security forces for railway station areas in Shanghai railway station in Shanghai on May 14, 2014, days ahead of the 4th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA). Beijing has launched armed police patrols earlier to handle violent incidents in the capital, city authorities said, three weeks ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown and after a series of attacks on civilians.

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Shanghai increases security around railway station areas on Wednesday, ahead of next week’s 4th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia.

An armed pro-Russian militant stands at a checkpoint near Slavyansk, Ukraine. The secession referendum on 11 May, allowed the three million residents of the provinces of Luhansk and Donetsk vote on whether they want to remain part of Ukraine. Russian-speakers and supporters of Moscow have been rallying in the region since March, when a referendum on independence led to Russia's annexation of Crimea.

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An armed pro-Russian militant stands at a checkpoint near Slavyansk, eastern Ukraine

Police drill in Dili...epaselect epa04142561 East Timorese police officers show their skills during a drill to mark the 14th Anniversary of Timor-Leste National Police (PNTL) in Dili, East Timor also known as Timor Leste, 27 March 2014.  EPA/ANTONIO DASIPARU

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East Timorese police officers take part in a drill to mark the 14th Anniversary of Timor-Leste National Police in Dili, East Timor, also known as Timor Leste.