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A man sleeps on two chairs beside a road in Beijing

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A man sleeps on two chairs beside a road in Beijing, China, on Friday

Chinese vendors pile squash to sell at a local food market on October 14, 2015 in Beijing, China. China's inflation rate rose 1.6 percent in September, falling short of expectations of a 1.8% increase

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Chinese vendors pile squash to sell at a local food market on Wednesday in Beijing, China. China’s inflation rate rose 1.6 percent in September, falling short of expectations of a 1.8 percent increase

Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return against John Isner of U.S. during their men's singles match at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, China, October 9, 2015.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return against John Isner of U.S. during their men’s singles match at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, China

A man opens a drink to a child as they stand before a display board at the entrance to a park in Beijing

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A man opens a drink to a child as they stand before a display board at the entrance to a park in Beijing 

Window washers use cables to lower themselves from a skyscraper while working on a polluted day in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Air quality readings in the city on Tuesday were at levels considered hazardous by international measuring standards

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Window washers use cables to lower themselves from a skyscraper while working on a polluted day in Beijing on Tuesday

A man takes a nap on the back of his cart on a polluted day in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Air quality readings in the city on Tuesday were at levels considered hazardous by international measuring standards.

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A man takes a nap on the back of his cart on a polluted day in Beijing today. Air quality readings in the city on Tuesday were at levels considered hazardous by international measuring standards.

Spectators wearing masks watch men's singles match between David Goffin of Belgium and Andreas Seppi of Italy, on a polluted day at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing...Spectators wearing masks watch men's singles match between David Goffin of Belgium and Andreas Seppi of Italy, on a polluted day at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, China, October 5, 2015.

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Spectators wearing masks watch men’s singles match between David Goffin of Belgium and Andreas Seppi of Italy, on a polluted day at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, China on Monday

Visitors pose for a photograph in an optical illusion installation in Beijing

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Visitors pose for a photograph in an optical illusion installation at the Imagine Your Museum of Art exhibition in Beijing on Friday

People take pictures as they gather during the official flag raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square to mark the 66th National Day on October 1, 2015 in Beijing, China. China begins the "Golden Week" holiday Thursday, as much of the country shuts down and financial markets close until October 8th

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People use their phones to take pictures as they gather during the official flag raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square to mark the 66th National Day on Thursday in Beijing, China

A worker stands on a beam on a construction site in Beijing on Wednesday. China's government says the world's second largest economy is expanding at its slowest for 25 years -- and according to analysts the real figures could be much lower -- and the slowdown has world markets rattled.

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A worker stands on a beam on a construction site in Beijing on Wednesday

Janek Oiglane of Estonia competes in the men's decathlon shot put event during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China August 28, 2015.

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Janek Oiglane of Estonia competes in the men’s decathlon shot put event during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China

Usain Bolt of Jamaica sits on a bench with Justin Gatlin of U.S. after the men's 200 metres final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing...Usain Bolt of Jamaica (L) sits on a bench with Justin Gatlin of U.S. after the men's 200 metres final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China August 27, 2015. Bolt finished in first place and Gatlin in second place

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Usain Bolt of Jamaica sits on a bench with Justin Gatlin of U.S. after the men’s 200 metres final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China on Thursday. Bolt finished in first place and Gatlin in second place

A paramilitary police officer in plain-clothes holding an umbrella keeps watch on Beijing's Tiananmen Square, on Thursday. Major Western leaders will not attend a military parade in China next week to mark the end of World War Two, leaving President Xi Jinping to stand with leaders and officials from Russia, Sudan, Venezuela and North Korea at his highest-profile event of 2015

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A paramilitary police officer in plain-clothes holding an umbrella keeps watch on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, on Thursday

Johnson-Thompson of Britain competes in the women's long jump qualifying round during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson of Britain competes in the women’s long jump qualifying round during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the Bird’s Nest National Stadium in Beijing, China, on Thursday.

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 26, 2015. Asian shares struggled on Wednesday as investors feared fresh rate cuts in China would not be enough to stabilise its slowing economy or halt a stock collapse that is wreaking havoc in global markets

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An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage house in Beijing. Asian shares struggled on Wednesday as investors feared fresh rate cuts in China would not be enough to stabilise its slowing economy or halt a stock collapse that is wreaking havoc in global markets

Athletes compete during their men's 110 metres hurdles heat at the IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing...(L-R) Aleec Harris of the U.S., Nicholas Hough of Australia, Matthias Buhler of Germany and Ben Reynolds of Ireland compete during their men's 110 metres hurdles heat at the IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China August 26, 2015. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

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Athletes compete during their men’s 110 metres hurdles heat at the IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, Aleec Harris of the U.S., Nicholas Hough of Australia, Matthias Buhler of Germany and Ben Reynolds of Ireland compete during their men’s 110 metres hurdles heat at the IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China 

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Beijing, China, August 25, 2015

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An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Beijing, China today. China stocks slumped about 4 percent on Tuesday, touching eight-month lows, as investors dumped shares after a grim “Black Monday” that battered global markets but failed to prompt fresh rescue measures from Beijing.

Cuba's Maykel D. Masso competes in men's long jump qualification at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Cuba’s Maykel D. Masso competes in men’s long jump qualification at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird’s Nest stadium in Beijing 

A maintenance worker mops steps at the Beijing Olympic Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. Final preparations are being World Athletics Championships, which runs from Aug. 22 to 30.

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A maintenance worker mops steps at the Beijing Olympic Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest, in Beijing, Thursday. Final preparations are being World Athletics Championships

Sales staff exhaling vapour while demonstrating an electronic cigarette product at the Beijing International Vapor Distribution Alliance Expo, or the Vape China Expo, at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing

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Sales staff exhaling vapour while demonstrating an electronic cigarette product at the Beijing International Vapor Distribution Alliance Expo, or the Vape China Expo, at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing