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An Afghan labourer poses at an aluminium...An Afghan labourer poses at an aluminium workshop in Herat on May 27, 2014. Some 100 people work in the Herat Aluminium factory with around around 70 to 100 tons of aluminium produced each month, with most all of its products used domestically.

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An Afghan labourer poses at an aluminium workshop in Herat. About 100 people work in the Herat aluminium factory, which produces 70-100 tons of aluminium each month, mostly for domestic use Read more

Ed Miliband, Leader of the Labour Party, sets out his view on the economy ahead of the next general election at the Senate house, London this morning.

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Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour party, at the Senate House, London, on Friday morning, where he set out his view on the UK economy Read more

A man talks on his mobile phone outside a construction site in central Beijing. China's government wants to prevent a bubble from forming and head off unrest if people cannot afford to buy homes. However, it cannot tighten too much as a strong property market has helped offset an economic slowdown. The Chinese characters behind on the gate read, "China".

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A man talks on his mobile phone outside a construction site in central Beijing.

 Delegates request a question during the Miliband Q&A.

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Delegates request a question during leader Ed Miliband’s Q & A session on the final day of the Labour party conference Read more

Labour Party Autumn Conference, Brighton, Tuesday. Leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband, makes his keynote speech.

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Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour Party, and his wife Justine Thornton, following his keynote speech at the party’s autumn conference in Brighton. Read more

Labour leader Ed Miliband tours the East Street market where he was pelted with eggs by a protester.

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An angry protester hurls an egg at Ed Miliband, UK Labour leader, as he tours the East Street market in London Read more

Indian laborers works to erect a temporary structure for an event in Ahmadabad, India, Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

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Labourers work to erect a temporary structure for an event in Ahmadabad, India, on Thursday. Read more

An Afghan boy searches for recyclable garbage at the site where the garbage of the city is dumped in Herat, Afghanistan, 12 June 2013. World Day Against Child Labor will be observed on 12 June across the world including Afghanistan to raise awareness and contribute to ending child labor. The theme of this year's "No to child labour in domestic work".

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An Afghan boy searches for recyclable garbage at the city’s landfill in Herat, AfghanistanRead more

Afghanistan economy and daily life

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Afghan girls working at a brick manufacturer with buckets of stones on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday.

Queen Elizabeth II Attends The State Opening Of Parliament...LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 08: Yeomen of the Guard march through the House of Lords ahead of the State Opening of Parliament on May 8, 2013 in London, England. Queen Elizabeth II will unveil the coalition government's legislative programme in a speech delivered to Members of Parliament and Peers in The House of Lords today. Proposed legislation is expected to be introduced on toughening immigration regulations, capping social care costs in England and setting a single state pension rate of 144 GBP per week.  (Photo by Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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Yeomen of the Guard march through the House of Lords ahead of the State Opening of Parliament in London, England, on Wednesday. Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the coalition government’s legislative programme in a speech delivered to members of parliament and peers in the House of Lords. Read more