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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

An elevated view shows the remains of the production site of poultry farm Wiesenhof in Lohnde, northern Germany after a fire destroyed large parts of the production site.

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An elevated view shows the remains of the production site of a poultry farm at Wiesenhof in Lohnde, northern Germany, after a fire destroyed large parts of the production site. 

Johannesburg Electricity Protests...epa05215589 A member of the South African Police Service fires rubber bullets on striking community members in Zandspruit, an informal settlement west of Johannesburg, South Africa, 17 March 2016. Community members blocked and barricaded roads surrounding the settlement, after their illegal electricity connections where removed my Johannesburg Council workers almost a week ago.  EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

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A member of the South African Police Service fires rubber bullets on striking community members in Zandspruit, an informal settlement west of Johannesburg. Community members blocked and barricaded roads surrounding the settlement, after their illegal electricity connections where removed my Johannesburg Council workers almost a week ago 

People try to put out a forest fire in Bogot

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People try to put out a forest fire in Bogota

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Anti-riot policemen stand next to a fire during a taxi drivers demonstration against the VTC (transport vehicle with chauffeur) on Tuesday at porte Maillot in Paris 

A resident walks amongst debris of destroyed houses after a fire razed a residential area in Manila on Friday. Almost 300 houses were destroyed on January 22, affecting more than 400 families according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)

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A resident walks amongst debris of destroyed houses after a fire razed a residential area in Manila on Friday

Libyan oil workers try to extinguish fla...Libyan oil workers try to extinguish flames at an oil facility in northern Libya's Ras Lanouf region after it was set ablaze following fresh attacks launched by Islamic State (IS) group jihadists to seize key port terminals, on January 21, 2016.  Fighting broke out at dawn in the Ras Lanouf region, which along with the nearby Al-Sidra facility is one of the country's main oil export hubs, said the National Oil Corporation (NOC).  / AFP / STRINGERSTRINGER/AFP/Getty Images

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Libyan oil workers try to extinguish flames at an oil facility in northern Libya‘s Ras Lanouf region after it was set ablaze following fresh attacks launched by Islamic State 

Fire in Manila leaves 80 families homeless...epa05115144 Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila, Philippines, 21 January 2016. The fire which hit a residential area in Manila left 80 families homeless according to local reports.  EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

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Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila, Philippines, The fire which hit a residential area in Manila left 80 families homeless according to local reports 

A fire fighting helicopter battles a blaze on the mountains above Kommetjie, Cape Town, South Africa on Monday.  Gale force South Easterly winds have been fanning several fires in the Cape making firefighting extremely difficult. The latest blaze ripped through the mountains above Scarborough and Misty cliffs as it moved towards Kommetjie narrowly missing the residential areas. Two hundred firefighters with 25 vehicles and five helicopters are on the scene fighting the blaze.

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A fire fighting helicopter battles a blaze on the mountains above Kommetjie, Cape Town, South Africa on Monday. Gale force South Easterly winds have been fanning several fires in the Cape making firefighting extremely difficult

Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila

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Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila

A Filipino villager burns debris in the typhoon-hit town of Donsol, Sorsogon province, southern Manila, Philippines on Wednesday. Philippine relief officials rushed aid to tens of thousands of people affected by a typhoon that left at least nine people dead. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said large swathes of the eastern and central Philippines have been affected by Typhoon Melor, which is now moving slowly into the South China Sea. The agency said several provinces remained without power and communications as Melor toppled trees, electric posts and flattened houses along its path. Several roads and bridges remained impassable due to flash floods and landslides.

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A Filipino villager burns debris in the typhoon-hit town of Donsol, Sorsogon province, southern Manila, Philippines on Wednesday

People look at the devastation caused by fire that broke out at slums in Kadivali area of Mumbai, India. Hundreds of homes were reportedly destroyed as fire tenders laboured to reach the source in the heavily congested area.

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People look at the devastation caused by a fire that broke out at slums in Kadivali area of Mumbai, India. Hundreds of homes were reportedly destroyed as fire tenders laboured to reach the source in the heavily congested area.

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A fireman douses a fire that gutted shanty town near a jail in Manila on Friday, as residents try to help. Hundreds of inmates were evacuated while thousands were left homeless after a massive fire hit a shanty town in the Philippine capital

Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines, 26 November 2015. At least 1,000 families were displaced after a fire razed through homes in a residential area in Mandaluyong City, reports said

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Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines, on Thursday. At least 1,000 families were displaced after a fire razed through homes in a residential area in Mandaluyong City

Fire razes homes in Mandaluyong, Manila...epa05040806 Filipino, Fil Binay (L) battles to contain a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines, 25 November 2015. The cause of the fire which reached the general alarm is still unknown.  EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

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Filipino, Fil Binay battles to contain a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines 

A Palestinian stone thrower stands near burning tyres during clashes with the Israeli army near the Israeli settlement of Beit El, neighboring Ramallah on Monday. Clashes erupted following the funeral of two Palestinians killed by Israeli armed forces during an operation in Qalandia refugee camp to demolish the home of Mohammed Abu Shahin, accused of killing an Israeli hiker in June 2015.

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A Palestinian stone thrower stands near burning tyres during clashes with the Israeli army near the Israeli settlement of Beit El, neighboring Ramallah on Monday

A mother carries her son through burnt out shacks after they where raised to the ground in a fire that destroyed 250 homes at the informal settlement in Kaya Sands, Johannesburg on Thursday. The fire yesterday fueled by high winds and a heat waves swept through the shacks of the settlement. No one was killed in the fire but hundreds of families have been left homeless.

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A mother carries her son through burnt out shacks after they where raised to the ground in a fire that destroyed 250 homes at the informal settlement in Kaya Sands, Johannesburg on Thursday. The fire yesterday fueled by high winds and a heat waves swept through the shacks of the settlement