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Participants attend the 20th meeting of the World Russian People’s Council at a hall in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow. The Council is an annual gathering of members of the Orthodox clergy, religious, political and public leaders, military officials and activists of various youth organisations. Photo Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, reacts as she speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk, right, during a meeting on the sidelines of an EU summit in Brussels on Monday
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is seen on the screen of a camera as he delivers a speech at NATO Foreign Minister’s Meeting in Antalya on Wednesday. Turkey hosts NATO foreign ministers for a meeting to discuss threats to the alliance including Islamic State jihadists and the policies of Russia on its borders.
A constitution assembly member of an opposition party throws a chair during a meeting inside the Constituent Assembly building in Kathmandu, Nepal. The new assembly was elected to write a constitution after the abolition of the 240-year-old feudal monarchy
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A couple sits under a street lamp in a park near Christmas lights in central Tokyo on Friday
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The US and Chinese national flags are prepared ahead of a meeting that forms part of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on Thursday.
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Officials pose for photos near US and Chinese national flags in a meeting room before the opening session of the 24th China-US Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing.
US secretary of state John Kerry acknowledges the welcome of his Indonesian hosts as he arrives for a group photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
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Over 400 hot-air balloons took off in Chambley-Bussières, eastern France, on Wednesday in an attempt to set a world record for collective take-off.