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A man gestures as he celebrates in Bujumbura, Burundi.  Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi's capital on Wednesday to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office

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A man gestures as he celebrates in Bujumbura, Burundi. Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi’s capital on Wednesday to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office

VE Day 70th Anniversary Day One...LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 08:  (L-R) Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Prime Minister David Cameron prepare to place a wreath during a tribute at the Cenotaph to begin three days of national commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day on May 8, 2015 in London, England. Leaders of the United Kingdom are gathering together after the country went to the polls yesterday and voted to keep Conservative party leader David Cameron as Prime Minister. Great Britain now starts three days of national commemorations of street parties, concerts and other events across the country to remember the end of World War II in Europe.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Prime Minister David Cameron prepare to place a wreath during a tribute at the Cenotaph to begin three days of national commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day in London, England. Leaders of the United Kingdom are gathering together after the country went to the polls yesterday and voted to keep Conservative party leader David Cameron as Prime Minister. Great Britain now starts three days of national commemorations of street parties, concerts and other events across the country to remember the end of World War II in Europe.

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A supporter holds a card for Ed Miliband, who has resigned as leader of the Labour party after an unexpectedly heavy defeat in the UK general election

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Larry the cat waits outside 10 Downing Street, London

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Nuns leave a polling station after voting in London as Britain holds a general election. Polls opened today in Britain’s closest general election for decades with voters deciding between the Conservative party, headed by prime minister David Cameron; the Labour party, headed by Ed Miliband and a host of smaller parties.

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds...Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds, Britain May 6, 2015. Britain will go to the polls in a national election on May 7. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne drinks a mug of tea during a visit to the DPD parcels depot in Raunds, Britain. Britain will go to the polls in a national election on Thursday. 

Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party, launches her party's final poster at a campaign event in Leith Walk Edinburgh, Scotland...Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party, launches her party's final poster at a campaign event in Leith Walk Edinburgh, Scotland, April 30, 2015. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

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Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the Scottish National Party, launches her party’s final poster at a campaign event in Leith Walk Edinburgh, Scotland 

Nick Clegg Visits A West Country School With His Wife...CHIPPENHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 29:  Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg (C) and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez help make a crumble at Ivy Lane Primary School as he canvasses with local Liberal Democrat candidate for Chippenham Duncan Hames (R) on April 29, 2015 in Chippenham, England. As the campaign enters the final days, the country's political parties are stepping up the campaign to appeal for votes from the indecided electorate.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez help make a crumble at Ivy Lane Primary School as he canvasses with local Liberal Democrat candidate for Chippenham Duncan Hames on Wednesday in Chippenham, England 

General Election 2015 campaign - April 28th...Chancellor George Osborne talks to Craig Mackinlay, Conservative parliamentary candidate for South Thanet during a General Election campaign visit to Ramsgate in Kent. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday April 28, 2015. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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Chancellor George Osborne talks to Craig Mackinlay, Conservative parliamentary candidate for South Thanet during a General Election campaign visit to Ramsgate in Kent 

A child of a party activist waits for Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron to deliver a speech at a regional campaign launch in Penzance on Thursday in Penzance, England. Britain goes to the polls in a General Election on May 7

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A child of a party activist waits for Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron to deliver a speech at a regional campaign launch in Penzance on Thursday in Penzance, England

An aerial shot shows the skylines of Hon...An aerial shot shows the skylines of Hong Kong island (foreground) and Kowloon (back L) separated by Victoria harbour on April 23, 2015, a day after the city's government unveiled its Beijing-backed plan for leadership elections in 2017. Britain handed Hong Kong over to China in 1997 under a joint declaration which guaranteed political, social and economic freedoms not enjoyed on the Chinese mainland.  AFP PHOTO / Philippe LopezPHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

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An aerial shot shows the skylines of Hong Kong island (foreground) and Kowloon (back left) separated by Victoria harbour. The city’s government on Wednesday unveiled its Beijing-backed plan for leadership elections in 2017.

The shadow of Britain's Prime Minister Cameron is cast on a screen as he delivers a speech in a garden shed warehouse during a campaign event in Bedford, southern...The shadow of Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron is cast on a screen as he delivers a speech in a garden shed warehouse during a campaign event in Bedford, southern England April 22, 2015.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

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The shadow of Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron is cast on a screen as he delivers a speech in a garden shed warehouse during a campaign event in Bedford, southern England 

Boris Johnson today campaigned in Ramsgate, in the Thanet South constituency on behalf of Conservative candidate, Criag McKinlay.

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Boris Johnson campaigns in Ramsgate, in the Thanet South constituency, on behalf of Conservative candidate, Craig McKinlay 

A dog and supporters wait for the arrival of Labour Party leader Ed Miliband in Crouch End, north London as part of his General Election campaign tour.

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A dog and Labour supporters wait for the arrival of party leader Ed Miliband in Crouch End, north London as part of his general election campaign tour

Cornwall Set To Be A Crucial Election Battleground...ST JUST, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 07:  The sun sets over mist that has formed on the sea from Cape Cornwall near St Just on April 7, 2015 in Cornwall, England. Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the six seats in the county of Cornwall are essential to achieve a Conservative majority when Britain goes to the polls on May 7.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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The sun sets over mist that has formed on the sea from Cape Cornwall near St Just in Cornwall, England. Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the six seats in the county of Cornwall are essential to achieve a Conservative majority when Britain goes to the polls on May 7. 

Labour Leader Ed Miliband Campaigns During The Second Week Of The General Election...BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 07:  Labour leader Ed Miliband conducts a workplace Q&A session at the NCC, National Composite Centre on April 7, 2015 in Bristol, United Kingdom. Britain goes to the polls for a general election on May 7.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Labour leader Ed Miliband conducts a workplace Q&A session at the NCC, National Composite Centre in Bristol, United Kingdom

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to supporters at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv March 18, 2015. Netanyahu claimed victory in Israel's election after exit polls showed he had erased his center-left rivals' lead with a hard rightward shift in which he abandoned a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to supporters at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. Netanyahu claimed victory in Israel’s election after exit polls showed he had erased his center-left rivals’ lead with a hard rightward shift in which he abandoned a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state

Ultra orthodox Jewish rabbi Gershon Edelstein prepares to vote in Bnei Brak, Israel, Tuesday, March 17, 2015.  Israelis are voting in early parliament elections following a campaign focused on economic issues such as the high cost of living, rather than fears of a nuclear Iran or the Israeli-Arab conflict.

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Ultra orthodox Jewish rabbi Gershon Edelstein prepares to vote in Bnei Brak, Israel, in an unexpectedly close general election

Workers put up large poster of Isaac Herzog, co-leader with Tzipi Livni of the Zionist Union party, at the entrance to Jerusalem, 02 March 2015. Herzog has said that Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the US Congress is destroying US-Israeli relations at the cost of a few votes in the upcoming March 17 general elections.

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Workers put up large poster of Isaac Herzog, co-leader with Tzipi Livni of the Zionist Union party, at the entrance to Jerusalem on Monday. Herzog has said that Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress is destroying US-Israeli relations at the cost of a few votes in the upcoming March 17 general elections

Lesotho Prime Minister and leader of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) Tom Thabane supporters cheer through the streets of Maseru during a general assembly elections campaign gathering on February 26, 2015 in Maseru, Lesotho. Voters from the Kingdom of Lesotho will head to the polls on February 28 to elect a new parliament.

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Lesotho Prime Minister and leader of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) Tom Thabane supporters cheer through the streets of Maseru during a general assembly elections campaign gathering on Thursday in Maseru, Lesotho. Voters from the Kingdom of Lesotho will head to the polls on Saturday to elect a new parliament