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A Palestinian demonstrator throws a gas cannister using a sling shot during clashes with Israeli security personnel in the village of Bilin, near the West Bank city of Ramallah after a march in support the resistance in the Gaza Strip on August 29, 2014. Seven weeks of war between Hamas militants and Israel in Gaza killed more than 2,100 people and and left the territory's infrastructure in tatters and tens of thousands of Palestinians displaced.

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A Palestinian demonstrator throws a gas cannister using a slingshot during clashes with Israeli security personnel in the village of Bilin, near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Friday

Rescue personnel survey the wreckage after an explosion in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, August 1, 2014. The explosion caused by a gas leak in Taiwan's second city killed 22 people, injured 270 and sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, a government agency said.

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Rescue personnel survey the wreckage after an explosion in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, on Friday. The explosion, caused by a gas leak, killed 22 people, injured 270 and sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air

President Putin on official visit to China

Mikhail Metzel

President Xi Jinping of China and Russia’s Vladimir Putin at the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia. An eleventh-hour agreement was made to import gas to China.

***BESTPIX*** Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

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A burrowing owl stands next to its burrow near pump jacks in an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom.

A woman walks past a graffiti covered caravan at a protest camp set up close to the entrance of the IGas exploratory gas drilling site at Barton Moss, near Manchester...A woman walks past a graffiti covered caravan at a protest camp set up close to the entrance of the IGas exploratory gas drilling site at Barton Moss, near Manchester, northern England, March 6, 2014. Britain may be a prime location for shale gas exploration in Europe, but a lack of onshore drilling infrastructure and local opposition will impede development, experts and geologists said at a shale conference in London.

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A woman walks past a graffiti covered caravan at a protest camp set up close to the entrance of the IGas exploratory gas drilling site at Barton Moss, near Manchester, northern England. Britain may be a prime location for shale gas exploration in Europe, but a lack of onshore drilling infrastructure and local opposition will impede development, experts and geologists said at a shale conference in London.

Smoke rises from the chimney stalk of a gas-fired power station after sunset on the outskirts of Minsk, November 18, 2013.

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Smoke rises from the chimney of a gas-fired power station after sunset on Monday in the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus.

French tyre maker Michelin employees, mostly from the Joue-les-Tours plant, run away from tear gas spread by security member

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Michelin tyre employees, mostly from the Joue-les-Tours plant, run away from tear gas spread by security member as try to pull out the grid of the company headquarters where an extraordinary commitee is taking place on Wednesday in Clermont-Ferrand, central France.

Indonesian activists with painted faces carry plastic canisters with writings reading 'No to increased fuel' during a protest in Jakarta, Indonesia, 19 June 2013. Hundreds of people staged a protest against the government's plan to raise the price of subsidized fuel. The Indonesian parliament on 18 June agreed on a revised state budget that would pave the way for an increase of 44 percent in petrol prices.

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Taksim Square Protest

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Riot police use pepper gas to disperse demonstrators protesting against the cutting down of trees in the centre of Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey.

 Traditional dancers perform ahead of the arrival of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Jackson International Airport on May 9, 2013 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The trip is the first official visit for Prime Minister Julia Gillard to the Pacific Island Nation and the first visit since former prime minster Kevin Rudd visited in 2007. The three-day visit will include trips to a local market and primary school as well as tours of the Exxon Mobil Liquefied Natural Gas plant and the Bomana War Cemetery.

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Traditional dancers perform ahead of the arrival of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Jackson International Airport in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The trip is the first official visit for the prime minister to the Pacific Island Nation and the first since former prime minster Kevin Rudd visited in 2007. The three-day visit will include trips to a local market and primary school as well as tours of the Exxon Mobil liquefied natural gas plant and the Bomana war cemetery.