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Passengers travel on an overcrowded train at Loni town in Uttar Pradesh...Passengers travel on an overcrowded train at Loni town in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh July 8, 2014. On Tuesday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government will unveil its maiden railways budget, with expectations high that he will offer bold plans to improve the service - a lifeline for 23 million Indians every day.

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Passengers travel on a train at Loni town in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. India is to open up its sprawling colonial-era railway network to private investors in one of recently elected premier Narendra Modi’s first moves to meet election promises of boosting economic growth in the subcontinent.

Commuters board an underground train at King's Cross station in London April 29, 2014. Millions of commuters faced transport chaos on Tuesday after eleventh-hour talks failed to avert a two-day strike on the London Underground train network over plans to cut jobs and close ticket offices.

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Commuters board an underground train at King’s Cross station in London. Millions of people faced transport chaos on Tuesday after talks failed to avert a two-day strike on the London Underground train network over plans to cut jobs and close ticket offices.

People hang onto a crowded local passenger train as they travel to Colombo.

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People hang on to a crowded local passenger train as they travel to Colombo

A packed taxi drives past a French checkpoint in Bangui, Central African Republic, Monday Dec. 16, 2013. Over 1600 French troops have been deployed to the country in an effort to put an end to sectarian violence.  More than 600 people have been killed since Anti-Balaka launched a strike over Bangui last week before being pushed back.

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A packed taxi drives past a French checkpoint in Bangui, Central African Republic on Monday. Over 1,600 French troops have been deployed to the country in an effort to put an end to sectarian violence. More than 600 people have been killed since Christian groups known as the Anti-Balaka – balaka means machete – launched a strike over Bangui last week before being pushed back.

The MSC Magnifica cruise ship enters the mouth of  River Tyne at sunrise. The MSC Magnifica ship is 293.8 metres long, has 1259 cabins and can carry 2,500 passengers who are looked after by a 1,000-strong crew.

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The MSC Magnifica cruise ship enters the mouth of the River Tyne in northeast Britain at sunrise. The ship, which is manned by a 1,000-strong crew, is 293.8 metres long, has 1,259 cabins and can carry 2,500 passengers

An Afghan family travels in the trunk of a car on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, June, 13, 2013.

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An Afghan family travels in the boot of a car on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday

Indians wait at a bus stop in front of an advertisement for the city of Delhi in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, June 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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Indians wait at a bus stop in front of an advertisement for the city of Delhi in New Delhi, India on Tuesday