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A military band conductor practices during rehearsal ahead the opening session of the third plenum of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, 05 March 2015. The NPC has over 3,000 delegates and is the world's largest parliament or legislative assembly though its function is largely as a formal seal of approval for the policies fixed by the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party.

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A military band conductor practices during rehearsal ahead the opening session of the third plenum of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on Thursday

Police Scotland Fife pipe band take part in 2014 World Pipe Band Championships grade one qualifiers at Glasgow Green on August 15, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with a programme that will have 300 performances from 223 pipe bands competing for the title.

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Police Scotland Fife pipe band take part in 2014 World Pipe Band Championships grade one qualifiers at Glasgow Green on Friday in Glasgow, Scotland

Members of the robot rock band Z-Machines, guitarist Mach, keyboardist Cosmo and drummer Ashura perform during the band's debut live concert in Tokyo...Members of the robot rock band Z-Machines, guitarist Mach (C), keyboardist Cosmo (L) and drummer Ashura perform during the band's debut live concert in Tokyo June 24, 2013. Three robot rockers took to the stage in Tokyo on Monday to perform three songs, including one in collaboration with Japanese pop girl duo Amoyamo, to a crowd of nearly 100 people.

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Robot rock band Z-Machines performs during the band’s debut concert in Tokyo. Guitarist Mach (centre), keyboardist Cosmo (left) and drummer Ashura took to the stage in Tokyo on Monday to perform three songs, including one in collaboration with Japanese pop girl duo Amoyamo, to a crowd of almost 100 people.