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A Yemeni walks past graffiti protesting US drone operations in Yemen, few hours after a US drone attack on suspected al-Qaeda militants

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A Yemeni walks past graffiti protesting US drone operations in Yemen, few hours after a US drone attack on suspected al-Qaeda militants

BRISTOL, ENGLAND - JULY 27:  A construction worker moves a traffic cone in front of artwork by Odeith and is part of the 2016 Upfest on July 27, 2016 in Bristol, England. The annual event, which this year helped celebrate 45 years of the Mr Men and Little Miss book series, started in 2008 and is said to be the largest free street art and graffiti festival in Europe. The festival now attracts more than 300 artists including Inkie, Jody, Pichi & Avo and Leon Keer from 25 countries to paint live on walls and surfaces around Bedminster and Southville areas of the city of Bristol, the hometown of guerrilla artist Banksy. Some of the graffiti art work is painted on moveable boards and temporary hoardings, but murals on some venues and buildings remain all year until the next festival.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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A construction worker moves a traffic cone in front of artwork by Odeith and is part of the 2016 Upfest in Bristol, England. The annual event, which this year helped celebrate 45 years of the Mr Men and Little Miss book series, started in 2008 and is said to be the largest free street art and graffiti festival in Europe. 

epa05406928 Graffiti artists Oguz Sen (L) and Justus Becker (R) make the finishing touches to a new mural of drowned refugee Aylan Kurdi, at Osthafen in Frankfurt Main, Germany, 04 July 2016. After the previous picture was daubed with slogans, the new image shows a living, laughing Aylan surrounded by stuffed toys.

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Graffiti artists Oguz Sen (L) and Justus Becker (R) make the finishing touches to a new mural of drowned refugee Aylan Kurdi, at Osthafen in Frankfurt Main, Germany.

A graffiti mural of boxer Muhammad Ali and singer Prince - who would have been 58 today - in Camberwell, south London

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A graffiti mural of boxer Muhammad Ali and singer Prince – who would have been 58 today – in Camberwell, south London

A woman walks past street art in Beirut, Lebano

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A woman walks past street art in Beirut, Lebanon

TOPSHOT - Two men are sitting in front o...TOPSHOT - Two men are sitting in front of a famous graffiti of British street artist Banksy, painted on a wall of a gas station in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on December 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX / AFP / THOMAS COEXTHOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images

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Two men sitt in front of a graffiti by British street artist Banksy, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem

"Oui" (Yes) is seen written on the walls of a polling station, where a soldier of the UN peacekeeping force MINUSCA contingent is on guard on December 14, 2015. Another two people died overnight in the Central African Republic capital Bangui, the Red Cross said on December 14, bringing the death toll from unrest sparked by a constitutional referendum to five. Clashes involving rocket launchers and machine guns disrupted the polling on December 13 in the Muslim-majority PK-5 district of Bangui. The vote is seen as a test run for presidential and parliamentary elections due to take place December 27 to end more than two years of conflict between the Muslim and Christian militias.

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“Oui” (Yes) is seen written on the walls of a polling station, where a soldier of the UN peacekeeping force MINUSCA contingent is on guard on Monday

Prague, Graffiti in honour to the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks

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A pedestrian pass by graffiti in honour to the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks made by Kazakhstani artist called ‘ChemiS’ in Prague, Czech Republic on Wednesday

A boy stands by a wall sprayed with a graffiti depicting Russia's President Vladimir Putin in the Crimean city of Simferopol on Tuesday.

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A boy stands by a wall sprayed with a graffiti depicting Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in the Crimean city of Simferopol on Tuesday.

A Lebanese activist paints graffiti on a concrete wall installed by authorities near the main Lebanese government building, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Anticipating more protests, authorities installed a concrete wall near the main Lebanese government building, site of the largest protests. On Saturday and Sunday nights, police fired tear gas and water cannons at the protesters, battling them in the streets of Beirut in dramatic clashes, wounding dozens. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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A Lebanese activist paints graffiti on a concrete wall installed by authorities near the main Lebanese government building, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Anticipating more protests, authorities installed a concrete wall near the main Lebanese government building, site of the largest protests. On Saturday and Sunday nights, police fired tear gas and water cannons at the protesters, battling them in the streets of Beirut in dramatic clashes, wounding dozens. 

Bristol Hosts Europe's Largest Street Art And Graffiti Festival

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John Nation, a guide from Bristol Street Art Tours shows a piece of street art as part of the ongoing Upfest 2015 festival being held in Bedminster on Monday. The three-day annual event – which started in 2008 and is said to be the largest free street art and graffiti festival in Europe, now attracts more than 250 artists from 25 countries to paint live on walls and surfaces around Bedminster and Southville areas of the city of Bristol.

A man walks past graffiti painted on a closed shop at Monastiraki area in central Athens...A man walks past graffiti painted on a closed shop at Monastiraki area in central Athens, Greece, July 7, 2015. Greece faces a last chance to stay in the euro zone on Tuesday when Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras puts proposals to an emergency euro zone summit after Greek voters resoundingly rejected the austerity terms of a defunct bailout.

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A man walks past graffiti painted on a closed shop in the Monastiraki area in central Athens, Greece. Greece faces a last chance to stay in the eurozone on Tuesday when Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras puts proposals to an emergency eurozone summit

An armed member of Houthi Group inspects the scene of a car bomb targeting a group of female mourners loyal to Shia Houthi Group in Sanaa, Yemen on Tuesday

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An armed member of Houthi Group inspects the scene of a car bomb targeting a group of female mourners loyal to Shia Houthi Group in Sanaa, Yemen on Tuesday

A woman walks past a graffiti by Greek street artist Cacao Rocks in Athens...A woman walks past a graffiti by Greek street artist Cacao Rocks in Athens, Greece, June 26, 2015. Greece failed again to clinch a deal with its international creditors on Thursday, setting up a last-ditch effort on Saturday to avert a default next week or start preparing to protect the euro zone from financial market turmoil. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

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A woman walks past a graffiti by Greek street artist Cacao Rocks in Athens. Greece failed again to clinch a deal with its international creditors on Thursday, setting up a last-ditch effort on Saturday to avert a default next week or start preparing to protect the euro zone from financial market turmoil 

A young woman walks past a graffiti reading "Mrs Merkel we still love you - Greece" in central Athens on June 19, 2015. The European Central Bank's decision-making governing council will hold an emergency session on June 19 to discuss a request from the Bank of Greece for an increase in liquidity to Greek banks

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A young woman walks past a graffiti reading “Mrs Merkel we still love you – Greece” in central Athens on Friday

A member of the civil defence sleeps on the street in the rebel-held side of Syria's northern city of Aleppo on June 8, 2015. Arabic graffiti in blue reads: "Those looking for life under the rubble of death". A couple and their five children were killed overnight in Aleppo province in strikes by the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group, a monitor said

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A member of the civil defence sleeps on the street in the rebel-held side of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo on Monday. Arabic graffiti in blue reads: “Those looking for life under the rubble of death”

A man walks past abandoned buildings with 'for sale' sign in central Athens, on Wednesday. Greece's economy contracted by 0.2 percent in the first quarter of this year, preliminary data from the national statistics agency ELSTAT showed, pushing the country back into recession

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A man walks past abandoned buildings with ‘for sale’ sign in central Athens, on Wednesday

Colombians Head Home as Venezuela's Maduro Loses Backing of Poor...Men sit at a fruit stand near a painting of Che Guevara that has been defaced with graffiti in the Petare neighborhood, home to many Colombian immigrants, on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela. 200,000 Colombians living in Venezuela have moved back home in the past few years, according to migration scholar Ivan De La Vega. As the Colombians' disillusionment with the collapsing economy mounts, it becomes clear that Hugo Chavez's successor, Nicolas Maduro, is in deep trouble

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Men sit at a fruit stand near a painting of Che Guevara that has been defaced with graffiti in the Petare neighborhood, home to many Colombian immigrants, on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela

A woman passes by a graffity in central Athens on February 20, 2015. Germany and Greece face off in yet another eurozone meeting Friday in search of a last minute bailout compromise, with Berlin insisting Athens accept continued austerity in return for fresh debt aid.

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A woman passes by graffiti in central Athens on Friday. Germany and Greece face off in yet another eurozone meeting in search of a last minute bailout compromise

A man walks past a graffiti of Sausage, a stray dog, painted by street artists Smart, N_Grams and Martinez in Athens October 20, 2014. The ginger mongrel called "Loukanikos" in Greek, who became famous for appearing at anti-austerity protests and barking at riot police at the height of Greece's debt crisis, has died of a heart attack, local officials said on October 9, 2014.

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A man walks past a graffiti of Sausage, a stray dog, painted by street artists Smart, N_Grams and Martinez in Athens on Monday. The ginger mongrel, called Loukanikos, found fame after appearing at anti-austerity protests and barking at riot police at the height of Greece’s debt crisis, has died of a heart attack