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German Chancellor and leader of the conservative CDU Merkel reacts after her speech at the CDU party convention in Essen

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German Chancellor and leader of the conservative Christian Democratic Union party CDU Angela Merkel reacts after her speech at the CDU party convention in Essen, Germany. Photo Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters 

U.S. soldiers eat their meals to celebrate Thanksgiving Day inside the U.S. army base in Qayyara, south of Mosul, Iraq November 24, 2016.

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U.S. soldiers eat their meals to celebrate Thanksgiving Day inside the U.S. army base in Qayyara, south of Mosul, Iraq. Photo Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters

A Trump Tower worker cleans the waterfall at Trump Tower on another day of meetings scheduled for President-elect Donald Trump November 21, 2016 in New York. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARYTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

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A Trump Tower worker cleans the waterfall at Trump Tower on another day of meetings scheduled for President-elect Donald Trump November in New York. Photo Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty 

Diana Caldon, from left, Eddie Hamilton and Stephanie Smith celebrate at an election night watch party hosted by the Nevada GOP as Donald Trump wins the presidency Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill)

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Diana Caldon, from left, Eddie Hamilton and Stephanie Smith celebrate at an election night watch party hosted by the Nevada GOP as Donald Trump wins the presidency. Ronda Churchill/AP 

President Barack Obama waves as he walks down the White House Colonnade from the main residence to the Oval Office Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama waves as he walks down the White House Colonnade from the main residence to the Oval Office in Washington. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP 

A voter casts his ballot in the U.S. election at Su Nueva Lavanderia in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.,

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A voter casts his ballot in the U.S. election at Su Nueva Lavanderia in Chicago, Illinois, United States 

Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

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Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. Photo Vincent Kessler/Reuters 

Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump is shown on TV monitors in the media filing room on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas, during the last 2016 U.S. presidential debate in Las Vegas, U.S., October 19, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump is shown on TV monitors in the media filing room on the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas, during the last 2016 U.S. presidential debate in Las Vegas, U.S. Jim Urquhart/Reuters 

Supporters of Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump dance at a campaign rally in Ocala, Florida, U.S., October 12, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Supporters of Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump dance at a campaign rally in Ocala, Florida, U.S. Mike Segar/Reuters

 A man begs for money as he displays a placard during the second presidential debate Times Square in New York on October 9, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / KENA BETANCURKENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images

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A man begs for money as he displays a placard in Times Square in New York. Photo Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty 

Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss, addressed delegates at the conservative party conference in Birmingham.

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Delegates are seen at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham on Tuesday. Photo Charlie Bibby/FT 

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip  Hammond, makes his keynote speech at the conservative conference in Birmingham

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Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, makes his keynote speech at the conservative conference in Birmingham

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives to a press briefing before boarding her campaign plane at the Westchester County airport in White Plains, New York, U.S. September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives to a press briefing before boarding her campaign plane at the Westchester County airport in White Plains, New York

The Washington Monument provides a backdrop as Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is guided by U.S. National Park Service Ranger Heath Mitchell (L) on a visit to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, U.S. September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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The Washington Monument provides a backdrop as Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is guided by U.S. National Park Service Ranger Heath Mitchell on a visit to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington 

Riot police clash with supporters of Dilma Rousseff as they protest against new Brazilian President Michel Temer at the  Paulista Avenue, in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 31, 2016. Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country's presidency in an emotional impeachment vote Wednesday and replaced by conservative rival Michel Temer, who promised to heal Latin America's biggest economy. / AFP PHOTO / Miguel SCHINCARIOLMIGUEL SCHINCARIOL/AFP/Getty Images

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Riot police clash with supporters of Dilma Rousseff as they protest against new Brazilian President Michel Temer at Paulista Avenue, in Sao Paulo, Brazil  

U.S Vice President Joe Biden (R) visits a destroyed part of the Turkish Parliament in Ankara, Turkey, 24 August 2016. Biden is on a one day visit to Turkey during which it is expected that the extradition of Fethullah Gulen will be one of the main topics. Turkey had requested the extradition of Gulen, whom they believe is the mastermind behind a failed coup on 15 July.  EPA/STR

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U.S Vice President Joe Biden visits a destroyed part of the Turkish Parliament in Ankara. Biden is on a one day visit to Turkey during which it is expected that the extradition of Fethullah Gulen will be one of the main topics. Turkey had requested the extradition of Gulen, whom they believe is the mastermind behind a failed coup on 15 July

***BESTPIX*** PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27:   (Editors Note: Image has been converted to black and white) US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party’s nomination

epa05442919 Delegates react as Democratic Nominee for United States President Hillary Clinton appears live via satellite at the conclusion of the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 26 July 2016. The four-day convention is expected to end with Hillary Clinton formally accepting the nomination of the Democratic Party as their presidential candidate in the 2016 election.

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Delegates react as Democratic Nominee for United States President Hillary Clinton appears live via satellite at the conclusion of the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 

epa05423256 Outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron (C, back to camera) is accompanied by his wife Samantha (R) and their children as they hug on the doorsteps upon their departure from No. 10 Downing Street for the last time, in London, Britain, 13 July 2016. Britain's current Home Secretary Theresa May is to become Britain's new Prime Minister later in the day after a meeting with the Queen.  EPA/ANDY RAIN

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Outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron (C, back to camera) is accompanied by his wife Samantha (R) and their children as they hug on the doorsteps upon their departure from No. 10 Downing Street for the last time, in London, Britain

 Preparations are seen ahead of British Home Secretary Theresa May launching her Conservative party leadership campaign at the IET events venue on July 11, 2016 in Birmingham, England. Theresa May MP and Andrea Leadsom MP are the last two remaining contenders in the leadership race to be prime minister of the United Kingdom after the resignation of David Cameron.(Photo by Christopher Furlong

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Preparations are seen ahead of British Home Secretary Theresa May launching her Conservative party leadership campaign at the IET events venue in Birmingham, England