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Afghan children weave a carpet at a traditional carpet factory in Herat.

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Afghan children weave a carpet at a traditional carpet factory in Herat.

Employees of American aluminum producer giant Alcoa take part in a sit-in outside the Italian Industry Ministry in Rome on Monday, as they demonstrate against the closing of the Portovesme and Fusina melting plants located on the Italian mediterranean island of Sardinia, which employ around 2,000 people.

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Employees of American aluminum producer giant Alcoa take part in a sit-in outside the Italian Industry Ministry in Rome on Monday, as they demonstrate against the closing of the Portovesme and Fusina melting plants located on the Italian mediterranean island of Sardinia, which employ around 2,000 people.

A miner carries baskets of sulphur stones out of the crater at the Kawan Ijen volcano in East Java, Indonesia.

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A miner carries baskets of sulphur stones out of the crater at the Kawan Ijen volcano in East Java, Indonesia.

A demonstrator stands in the road as police escort a lorry to a site run by Cuadrilla Resources outside the village of Balcombe in southern England...A demonstrator holds a sign that reads "Safe Fracking Is A Bad Fairy Tale" as police escort a lorry to a site run by Cuadrilla Resources, outside the village of Balcombe in southern England August 6, 2013. Protesters have been blocking access to a drilling site in southern England as part of a campaign against the controversial "fracking" process used in shale gas exploration, illustrating the potential battle ahead for Britain's nascent shale industry. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY POLITICS ENVIRONMENT)

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A demonstrator holds an anti-fracking sign as police escort a lorry to a drilling site run by Cuadrilla Resources, outside the village of Balcombe in southeast England on Tuesday. Protesters have been blocking access to the site as part of a campaign against the fracking process used in shale gas exploration.