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A French riot police officer gesturea as he is surrounded by flames, during a demonstration against the controversial labour reforms of the French government in Paris on September 15, 2016. Opponents of France's controversial labour reforms took to the streets on September 15, 2016 for the 14th time in six months in a last-ditch bid to quash the measures that lost the Socialist government crucial support on the left. Scores of flights in and out of France were cancelled as air traffic controllers went on strike to try to force the government to repeal the changes that became law in July. / AFP PHOTO / Thomas SAMSONTHOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images

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A French riot police officer gestures as he is surrounded by flames, during a demonstration against the controversial labour reforms of the French government in Paris

Portuguese fireman watch as a Canadair sprays water at a forest fire in the area of Serra de Monchique, in Monchique, Portugal, 09 September 2016. The Monchique fire has been burning since 03 September, forcing the evacuation of several towns.  EPA/JOSE SENA GOULAO

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Portuguese fireman watch as a Canadair sprays water at a forest fire in the area of Serra de Monchique, in Monchique, Portugal

A firefighter works on a wildfire on the coastline next to a residential area on September 6, 2016 in Benitachell, near Javea, in Valencia province, Spain. Hundreds of houses were affected by flames and around 1400 people had to be evacuated from their houses yesterday at the resort areas of Javea and Benitachell, due to the intense heat, strong winds and the dense vegetation in the area.

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A firefighter works on a wildfire on the coastline next to a residential area in Benitachell, near Javea, in Valencia province, Spain. Hundreds of houses were affected by flames and around 1400 people had to be evacuated from their houses yesterday at the resort areas of Javea and Benitachell, due to the intense heat, strong winds and the dense vegetation in the area.

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People look at a wildfire burning nearby Benitachel village, eastern Spain. Spanish firefighters are still working to bring under control a forest blaze near Valencia that forced the evacuation of around 1,000 people

A chopper drops fire retardant on the Blue Cut fire, northeast of Los Angeles, California, USA

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A helicopter drops fire retardant on the Blue Cut fire, northeast of Los Angeles, California, USA

Firefighters spray water into a damaged building while battling the Clayton Fire at Lower Lake in California

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Firefighters spray water into a damaged building while battling the Clayton Fire at Lower Lake in California

Indian artists perform during the Bonalu festival at the Sri Akkanna Madanna Mahankali Temple in Hyderabad on August 1, 2016. The eleven-day 'Bonalu' festival sees ritual offerings of food and dancing made to the  Hindu goddess Maha Kali, who is honoured mainly by women during the event. / AFP PHOTO / NOAH SEELAMNOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images

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Indian artists perform during the Bonalu festival at the Sri Akkanna Madanna Mahankali Temple in Hyderabad. The eleven-day ‘Bonalu’ festival sees ritual offerings of food and dancing made to the Hindu goddess Maha Kali 

epa05443258 Thick smoke spreads over a burning Styrofoam site while firefighters attempt to put it out in Wittenberge, Germany, 27 July 2016. According to initial information, no one was injured in the factory from Austrian insulation company Austrotherm. Lightning set the giant Styrofoam site on fire and caused millions of euros worth of damage.  EPA/JENS WEGNER

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Thick smoke spreads over a burning Styrofoam site while firefighters attempt to put it out in Wittenberge, Germany. According to initial information, no one was injured in the factory from Austrian insulation company Austrotherm 

A picture made available on 26 July 2016 shows dense smoke over Lithi village  during a wildfire on Chios island, Greece, 25 July 2016. The huge wildfire that broke out early 25 July 2016, on the island of Chios which has burned 3,500 hectares of forest and farm land, set under control. Over 90 percent of the mastic trees at the villages of Lithi, Elata and Vessa were destroyed while a large number of mastic trees were burned at the villages of Mesta, Armolia and Pyrgi.  EPA/KOSTAS KOYRGIAS

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Dense smoke over Lithi village during a wildfire on Chios island, Greece. The huge wildfire that broke out on Sunday on the island of Chios which has burned 3,500 hectares of forest and farm land 

Crews battle the so-called Sand Fire in the Angeles National Forest near Los Angeles, California

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Crews battle the so-called Sand Fire in the Angeles National Forest near Los Angeles, California, U.S

Firefighters mop-up a hot spot  at a residence levelled by the Erskine Fire in South Lake, California, USA

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Firefighters damp-down a hot spot at a residence levelled by the Erskine Fire in South Lake, California, USA

Workers move tires from a warehouse after a fire broke out at an industrial zone in Karachi, Pakistan

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Workers move tires from a warehouse after a fire broke out at an industrial zone in Karachi, Pakistan

A devotee performs a stunt during the Jal Yatra procession ahead of the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, which will be held on July 6, in Ahmedabad, India, June 20, 2016.

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A devotee performs a stunt during the Jal Yatra procession ahead of the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession July 6, in Ahmedabad, India

epa05364135 Opposition supporters react in front of a burning barricade they set up in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, as they protest against an MP Moses Kuria of the ruling Jubilee coalition who allegedly called for the assassination of opposition leader Raila Odinga, 14 June 2016.  Kenyan police are investigating MP's Moses Kuria and Ferdinand Waititu after they were captured on video making inflammatory remarks against members of the Luo community. The incident comes after weeks of protests led by opposition leader Raila Odinga against the country's electoral body Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).  EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

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Opposition supporters react in front of a burning barricade they set up in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, as they protest against an MP Moses Kuria of the ruling Jubilee coalition who allegedly called for the assassination of opposition leader Raila Odinga 

A labour union member sends a tyre upon a pile of tyres set ablaze at a filtering roadblock close to the entrance of the Total refinery of Donges, western France, on May 31, 2016, to protest against the government's planned labour law reforms.    / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCELOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images

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A labour union member throws a tyre on a pile of tyres at a filtering roadblock close to the entrance of the Total refinery of Donges, western France

Shi'ite fighters with Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Falluja...Shi'ite fighters with Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Falluja, Iraq, May 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

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Shia fighters with Iraqi security forces fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Fallujah, Iraq

A police car explodes after being set on fire during an unauthorized counter-demonstration against police violence on May 18, 2016 in Paris

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A police car explodes after being set on fire during an unauthorized counter-demonstration against police violence today in Paris, as Police across France demonstrate today against the “anti-cop hatred” they say they have endured during a wave of anti-government protests since early March

A helicopter drops water over tyres burning in an uncontrolled dump near the town of Sesena, after a fire brokeout early on May 13, 2016.   A huge waste ground near Madrid where millions of tyres have been dumped was on fire today, releasing a thick black cloud of toxic fumes that officials worry could harm residents nearby.

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A helicopter drops water over tyres burning in an uncontrolled dump near the town of Sesena, after a fire brokeout. A huge waste ground near Madrid where tyres have been dumped

Wildfire in Fort McMurray...epa05290226 A picture provided by Twitter user @jeromegarot on 05 May 2016 shows a wildfire raging through the town of Fort McMurray, Canada, 03 May 2016. Weather conditions were making it more difficult to extinguish a forest fire that has forced the evacuation of some 70,000 people from the northwestern Canadian city of Fort McMurray. Alberta provincial authorities estimated that at least some 1,600 buildings in the city have been consumed by the flames, which have not caused any deaths or injuries so far.  EPA/TWITTER.COM/JEROMEGAROT ATTENTION EDITORS : EPA IS USING AN IMAGE FROM AN ALTERNATIVE SOURCE AND CANNOT PROVIDE CONFIRMATION OF CONTENT, AUTHENTICITY, PLACE, DATE AND SOURCE.  EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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A wildfire raging through the town of Fort McMurray, Canada. Weather conditions were making it more difficult to extinguish a forest fire that has forced the evacuation of some 70,000 people from the northwestern Canadian city of Fort McMurray

Smoke fills the air as a small plane flies overhead in Fort McMurray, Alberta

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Smoke fills the air as a small plane flies overhead in Fort McMurray, Alberta