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French riot police push back protestors during a demonstration in front of the Grand Palais in Paris, France, 04 December 2015. The event Solutions COP21 takes place at Grand Palais on the side line of the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) held in Paris from 30 November to 11 December, aimed at reaching an international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions and curtail climate change.

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French riot police push back protestors during a demonstration in front of the Grand Palais in Paris, France, on Friday

People face policemen during a demonstration against a constitutional amendment which would allow indefinite re-election in front of a line of riot policemen in Quito on December 3, 2015. The pro-government majority of the Congress is ready to approve indefinite re-election since 2021 in Ecuador.

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People face policemen during a demonstration against a constitutional amendment which would allow indefinite re-election in front of a line of riot policemen in Quito on Thursday

Papuan activists clash with riot police officers during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday. Hundreds of activists staged a rally supporting the free Papua separatist movement.

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Papuan activists clash with riot police officers during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday. Hundreds of activists staged a rally supporting the free Papua separatist movement

Police patrols outside as Pope Francis celebrates mass in the Barthelemy Boganda Stadium, in Bangui, Central African Republic, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. Pope Francis is in Africa for a six-day visit that is taking him to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic.

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Police patrols outside as Pope Francis celebrates mass in the Barthelemy Boganda Stadium, in Bangui, Central African Republic, Monday

A migrant child stands on rail tracks while waiting to cross the border from Greece into Macedonia, near Gevgelija, Macedonia November 25, 2015. Countries along the Balkan route taken by hundreds of thousands of migrants seeking refuge in western Europe last week began filtering the flow, granting passage only to those fleeing conflict in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan

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A migrant child stands on rail tracks while waiting to cross the border from Greece into Macedonia, near Gevgelija, Macedonia on Wednesday

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 24:  Demonstrators confront police during a protest following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald on November 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Demonstrators confront police during a protest following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets.

A Police officer and soldiers stand guard  in the 'Rue des Bouchers' street, famous for it's restaurants, following the terror alert level being elevated to 4/4, in Brussels, Belgium. Belgium raised the alert status at Level 4/4 as 'serious and imminent' threat of an attack, the main effect are closing of all Metro Line in Brussels, all soccer match of league one and two cancelled countrywide. The Belgian government said it had concrete evidence of a planned terrorist attack that would have employed weapons and explosives

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A Police officer and soldiers stand guard in the ‘Rue des Bouchers’ street, famous for it’s restaurants, following the terror alert level being elevated to 4/4, in Brussels, Belgium

Forensics of the French police are at work outside a building in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, on November 19, 2015, where French Police special forces raided an appartment the day before, hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital five days ago. French police said the assault had concluded on an apartment in northern Paris on Wednesday in which at least two jihadists were killed and seven arrested.

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Forensics of the French police are at work outside a building in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, on Thursday, where French Police special forces raided an appartment the day before, hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital five days ago

A farmer tries to protect himself as he clashes with a riot policeman during an anti-government protest at central Syntagma square in Athens, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Greek farmers protesting over planned tax and pension reforms demanded by the country's bailout creditors have clashed outside parliament with police, who used tear gas to disperse them.

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A farmer tries to protect himself as he clashes with a riot policeman during an anti-government protest at central Syntagma square in Athens, Wednesday. Greek farmers protesting over planned tax and pension reforms demanded by the country’s bailout creditors have clashed outside parliament with police, who used tear gas to disperse them

Police forces operate in Saint-Denis, a northern suburb of Paris

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Police forces operate in Saint-Denis, a northern suburb of Paris

Protest against the APEC 2015 in Manila...epa05028990 A Filipino boy runs in front of a line of riot police officers during a protest rally at a street in Manila, Philippines, 17 November 2015. Philippine security forces were on high alert in the capital as leaders from Asia and the Pacific region began to arrive for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit just days after the deadly terrorist attacks in France.  EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

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Riot police officers during a protest against APEC in Manila, Philippines. Philippine security forces were on high alert in the capital as leaders from Asia and the Pacific region began to arrive for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit 

Protestors clash with police officers outside the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills during a protest against education cuts and tuition fees on Wednesday in London, England

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Protestors clash with police officers outside the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills during a protest against education cuts and tuition fees on Wednesday in London, England

Striking forensic police protest against their current working conditions behing a yellow police tape in Lyon, central eastern France, on Tuesday

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Striking forensic police protest against their current working conditions behing a yellow police tape in Lyon, central eastern France, on Tuesday

A member of Turkish police special forces stands guard on top of a building during a Republic Day ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey

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A member of Turkish police special forces stands guard on top of a building during a Republic Day ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, on Thursday

A woman and her daughter walk past a line of riot police officers during a march to protest against the construction of the Interoceanic Grand Canal, in Managua City

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A woman and her daughter walk past a line of riot police officers during a march to protest against the construction of the Interoceanic Grand Canal, in Managua City, Nicaragua.

Supporters of Bugun and Kanalturk media groups shout slogans towards Turkish riot police onTuesday in Istanbul. Turkish police swooped on the Ankara-based offices of a media groups critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a day after two British reporters were jailed on controversial terror charges.The raids on Koza-Ipek Media sparked fresh concern about press freedom in Turkey, which is gearing for snap legislative elections in November, its second in five months.

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Supporters of Bugun and Kanalturk media groups shout slogans towards Turkish riot police onTuesday in Istanbul. Turkish police swooped on the Ankara-based offices of a media groups critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a day after two British reporters were jailed on controversial terror charges

South African police fire rubber bullets to disperse residents of Masiphumelele during a protest against the police in Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa  23 October 2015. Community members are angered at the arrest of some residents suspected to be vigilantes following the killing of suspected criminals by vigilantes. This follows weeks of protests over the lack of policing in the impoverished area and the alleged targetting of vigilante members by the police

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South African police fire rubber bullets to disperse residents of Masiphumelele during a protest against the police in Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa

Young girl touches riot shield of police officer as she and other migrants walk after crossing border in Rigonce

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A young girl touches the riot shield of a police officer as she and other migrants make their way on foot after crossing the border from Croatia, in Rigonce, Slovenia, on Thursday.

French police officers protest in front of the Ministry of Justice on Place Vendome, during a demonstration calling for more resources and improved security measures in their work environment, in Paris, France, 14 October 2015. The protest is organised just one week after a police officer was seriously wounded in a shoot-out with a gunman who was granted an out-of-jail permit.

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French police officers protest in front of the Ministry of Justice on Place Vendome, during a demonstration calling for more resources and improved security measures in their work environment, in Paris, France on Wednesday

Protesters clash with Turkish riot police during a demonstration on Tuesday in Istanbul against the deadly attacks in Ankara. The double suicide bombing on a peace rally in Ankara has raised a feud between the government and Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party to a new level, widening a dangerous polarisation as Turks head to November 1 polls.

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Protesters clash with Turkish riot police during a demonstration on Tuesday in Istanbul against the deadly attacks in Ankara