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A woman talks on her mobile phone as she walks past a  graffiti referring to Google in central Athens, on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013.

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A woman walks past anti-Google graffiti in central Athens, Greece on Tuesday. Read more

Boys huddle in front of graffiti painted on a building as they wait for a rugby practice session in Krasnoyarsk...Boys huddle in front of graffiti painted on a building near a local stadium as they wait for a rugby practice session in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk August 13, 2013.  REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT)

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Boys huddle in front of graffiti painted on a building near a local stadium as they wait for a rugby practice session in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk Read more

A woman stands in front of a car garage as she watches the funeral procession of Ali Isa Albasri in the village of Sitra...A woman stands in front of a car garage as she watches the funeral procession of Ali Isa Albasri in the village of Sitra, south of Manama, August 2, 2013.  Albasri and Mahmood Abbas Alaradi died when the car they were travelling in hit a vehicle while they were being chased by police, according to opposition. Police issued a media statement saying that the police has nothing do to with the accident and stated that it was a fatal road accident. Both victims were buried in the village on Friday. The graffiti reads, "Stop torturing women." REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)

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A woman watches the funeral procession of Ali Isa Albasri in the village of Sitra, Bahrain, on Friday. The graffiti on the garage door behind her reads, “Stop torturing women”. Read more

Graffiti depicting "Lord of the Rings" character Gollum is seen outside a fence surrounding the construction site for the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB)

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Graffiti depicting Lord of the Rings character Gollum is seen on a fence surrounding the construction site for the new headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. The ECB council will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday in the German city

General view ofCosmo Sarson's mural of Jesus breakdancing that he has painted on the 8.5 metre wall beside The Canteen in Stokes Croft and is being officially unveiled this evening is reflected in a window, on June 11, 2012 in Bristol, England. The artist was commissioned by The Canteen to paint the wall, which is directly opposite Banksy's Mild Mild West. The controversial 'Breakdancing Jesus', which took 4 days to paint and involved a kilo of glitter and was inspired by an actual event in the Vatican where breakdancers performed to an applauding Pope John Paul II in 2004, is likely to be the latest attraction for graffiti tourists visiting Bristol, often seen the spiritual home of underground artist Banksy.

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Cosmo Sarson’s mural of Jesus breakdancing, painted on a 8.5 metre wall beside The Canteen in Stokes Croft, Bristol in England, was officially unveiled on Tuesday evening. Read more

People take photographs and others read anti-government graffiti painted on the ground in front of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's statue, founder of Turkey, at the Taksim square in Istanbul, Thursday, June 6, 2013. The reasons behind Turkey’s eight day of protests are serious enough. But demonstrators have also reacted with humor, particularly on social media sites, often lampooning the prime minister and poking fun at his comments

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People take photographs while others read anti-government graffiti on the ground in front of the statue of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey, at Taksim Square in Istanbul, the site of anti-government protests. Many of the demonstrators have reacted with humour, particularly on social media sites, often lampooning the prime minister and poking fun at his comments

A graffiti depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi is seen on the fence around the site of ECB's new building under construction in Frankfurt am Main on June 6, 2013, 2013. The European Central Bank held its key rates unchanged, as widely expected, at its regular monthly policy meeting. The bank's new headquarter is to be finished in 2014.

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Graffiti depicting Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, and Mario Draghi, European Central Bank president, on the fence around the construction site of the ECBs new building in Frankfurt, which made headlines last month for its critical take on the handling of the eurozone crisis. The headquarters will be finished in 2014.  Read more

epa03724475 A Yemeni man passes a wall sprayed with anti-smoking graffiti on World No Tobacco Day in Sana’a, Yemen, 31 May 2013. The World Health Organisation (WHO) marks the 31st of May as 'World No Tobacco Day' in order to highlight the risks associated with tobacco usage and to deter people from smoking.

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A man passes a wall painted with anti-smoking graffiti on World No Tobacco Day in Sanaía, Yemen, on Friday. The World Health Organisation aims to highlight the risks associated with tobacco usage and to deter people from smoking Read more

The former cruise ship The Duke of Lancaster sits in it's dry dock adorned with graffiti on May 9, 2013 in Flint, Wales. The ship locally known as the fun ship has been covered with graffiti by international street artists. The art project is organised by a local group named Dudug. Artists have travelled across europe to put their own style of graffiti on the 1950's ship. It is hoped that in the future the ship and it's dock will become a haven for outdoor sculpture and street art.

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The former cruise ship The Duke of Lancaster sits in it’s dry dock adorned with graffiti in Flint, Wales. The ship locally known as the fun ship has been decorated by international street artists. The art project is organised by a local group named Dudug. Artists have travelled across Europe to put their own style of graffiti on the 1950′s ship. It is hoped that in the future the ship and it’s dock will become a haven for outdoor sculpture and street art.

Mahmoud, a 19-year-old construction worker who is paid 30 Egyptian pounds ($4.33) per day, builds a wall near another wall with graffiti along Mohamed Mahmoud street near Tahrir Square in Cairo April 29, 2013. The Egyptian Union of Independent Syndicates, together with workers, political groups and movements that support labour rights, will hold rallies on Labour Day on May 1. The graffiti denounced Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi and former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, with the words, "Let them have fun, let them burn".

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Mahmoud, a 19-year-old construction worker who is paid E£ 30 a day, builds a wall near another featuring graffiti along Mohamed Mahmoud street near Tahrir Square in Cairo. The Egyptian Union of Independent Syndicates, together with workers, political groups and movements that support workers’ rights, will hold rallies on Labour Day on May 1. The graffiti denounces Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi and former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, with the words, “Let them have fun, let them burn”.