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Policemen seek cover with their helmets and shields as they block protesters trying to march towards Batasang Pambansa, where Philippines President Benigno Aquino will address the joint session of Congress and deliver his last State of the Nation address in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines.

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Policemen seek cover with their helmets and shields as they block protesters trying to march towards Batasang Pambansa, where Philippines President Benigno Aquino will address the joint session of Congress and deliver his last State of the Nation address in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines.

A French farmer pushes tyres onto fire with his tractor to block the A1 Lille-Paris highway early in the morning in Seclin, northern France

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A French farmer pushes tyres onto fire with his tractor to block the A1 Lille-Paris highway early in the morning in Seclin, northern France, on Wednesday. The French President on Tuesday promised measures to help livestock and dairy farmers who have been protesting for weeks over what they say is a squeeze on their profits by retailers and food processors.

A protester is seen wrapped in a Honduran flag during clashes with the police in the surroundings of the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa, on July 16, 2015. At least 22 people on hunger strike, including Human Rights activist Wilfredo Mendez, demand the installation of the International Commission against Impunity in Honduras (CICIH).

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A protester is seen wrapped in a Honduran flag during clashes with the police in the surroundings of the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa, on Thursday. At least 22 people on hunger strike, including Human Rights activist Wilfredo Mendez, demand the installation of the International Commission against Impunity in Honduras (CICIH)

Riot police stand amongst the flames from exploded petrol bombs thrown by a small group of anti-establishment demonstrators in front of parliament in Athens, Greece July 15, 2015. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras battled to win lawmakers' approval on Wednesday for a bailout deal to keep Greece in the euro, while the country's creditors, pressed by the IMF to provide massive debt relief, struggled to agree a financial lifeline. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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Riot police stand among the flames from exploded petrol bombs thrown by a small group of anti-establishment demonstrators in front of parliament in Athens late on Wednesday. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras battled to win lawmakers’ approval on Wednesday for a bailout deal to keep Greece in the euro, while the country’s creditors, pressed by the IMF to provide massive debt relief, struggled to agree a financial lifeline.

Anti-foxhunting protesters let off flares outside the Houses of Parliament, London, as a vote to relax the fox-hunting ban in England and Wales has been postponed after the Scottish National Party's decision to take part in the division made defeat almost certain. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 14, 2015. The controversial vote, scheduled for Wednesday, would have brought the law south of the border in line with that in Scotland, where an unlimited number of dogs can be used to "flush out" a fox to be shot, compared to just two in England and Wales.

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Anti-foxhunting protesters let off flares outside the Houses of Parliament, London, as a vote to relax the fox-hunting ban in England and Wales has been postponed after the Scottish National Party’s decision to take part in the division made defeat almost certain on Tuesday

Indian members of Indian Youth Congress (IYC)  shout slogans

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Indian members of Indian Youth Congress (IYC) shout slogans and hold a mock funeral procession that represents those who died in Professional Examination Board scam in Madhya Pradesh during a protest in New Delhi, India on Tuesday

Police and firemen surround the last two remaining protestors (under blue blankets) occupying part of the northern runway at Heathrow Airport on July 13, 2015 in London, England. The Plane Stupid action group, who are opposed to the building of a third runway at Heathrow, broke through a perimeter fence and occupied part of the runway before being removed by police.

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Police and firemen surround the last two remaining protestors (under blue blankets) occupying part of the northern runway at Heathrow Airport today in London, England.

Kenyan anti-gay activists led by church leaders and mempers of parliament shout slogans in front of the Supreme Court during an anti-gay demonstation in downtown Nairobi, Kenya, 06 July 2015. Some 50 activists marched the streets chanting 'We don't want Obama and Obama. We want Obama and Michelle'. The demonstration comes weeks before the arrival in the country of US President Barack Obama, whose country's Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. Activists vowed to hold another demonstration in Nairobi during Obama's visit. Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto said on 05 July that Kenya has no place for homosexuals and it will not tolerate gay practices.

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Kenyan anti-gay activists led by church leaders and mempers of parliament shout slogans in front of the Supreme Court during an anti-gay demonstation in downtown Nairobi, Kenya on Monday

Anti-EU protesters are seen through a burned and torn European Union flag during a protest at the northern city of Thessaloniki

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Anti-EU protesters are seen through a burned and torn European Union flag during a protest at the northern city of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Protesters march during a rally in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Organizers of the annual protest marking Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule face new challenges this year after the 79-day Occupy movement failed to force China to the bargaining table

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Protesters march during a rally in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday

TOPSHOTS Carrying banners calling for a "NO" vote in the forthcoming referendum on bailout conditions set by the country's creditors, protesters gather in front of the Greek parliament in Athens, on june 29, 2015.  Some 17,000 people took to the streets of Athens and Thessalonique to say 'No' to the latest offer of a bailout deal Monday, accusing Greece's international creditors of blackmail. AFP PHOTO / LOUISA GOULIAMAKILOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images

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Carrying banners calling for a “NO” vote in the forthcoming referendum on bailout conditions set by the country’s creditors, protesters gather in front of the Greek parliament in Athens, late on Monday. Some 17,000 people took to the streets of Athens and Thessalonique to say ‘No’ to the latest offer of a bailout deal Monday, accusing Greece‘s international creditors of blackmail

Activists hold a protest in front of the...Activists hold a protest in front of the Chinese Consular Office in Manila on June 12, 2015, as the country commemorates the 117th anniversary of the Philippines' declaration of independence from Spain. The protesters shouted slogans against China's reclamation and construction activities on islands and reefs in the Spratly Group of the South China Sea that are also claimed by the Philippines.  AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELISNOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Activists hold a protest in front of the Chinese Consular Office in Manila as the country commemorates the 117th anniversary of the Philippines’ declaration of independence from Spain. The protesters shouted slogans against China’s reclamation and construction activities on islands and reefs in the Spratly Group of the South China Sea that are also claimed by the Philippines 

An injured police officer lies ...TOPSHOTS An injured police officer lies on the ground during clashes with violent demonstrators which erupted at the end of a march of students and teachers protesting against what they call inadequate education reforms, in Santiago, on June 10, 2015 on the eve of the start of the 2015 Copa America continental football tournament here in Chile. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Santiago to condemn President Michelle Bachelet's reforms, claiming they fall short of overhauling an unequal education system inherited from the 1973-1990 dictatorship of late ruler Augusto Pinochet.   AFP PHOTO / JUAN BARRETOJUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images

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An injured police officer lies on the ground during clashes with violent demonstrators which erupted at the end of a march of students and teachers protesting against what they call inadequate education reforms, in Santiago on the eve of the start of the 2015 Copa America continental football tournament here in Chile. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Santiago to condemn President Michelle Bachelet’s reforms 

A Burundian protester reacts in front of a burning barricade during an anti-government demonstration in the capital Bujumbura, Burundi, 03 June 2015. The government of Burundi said it will consider the postponement of upcoming elections, following a request made by East African Community leaders during a regional summit held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 31 May. Protesters, saying that they were disappointed that the East African leaders didn't ask President Pierre Nkurunziza to give up his bid for a third term, resumed their citywide protests on 02 June.

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A Burundian protester reacts in front of a burning barricade during an anti-government demonstration in the capital Bujumbura, Burundi on Wednesday

A woman passes by policemen during a protest against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi, June 2, 2015

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A woman passes by policemen during a protest against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi on Tuesday

Protesters gesture during a protest against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in Bujumbura

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Protesters gesture during a protest against Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi, on Tuesday

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Protestors raise their hands during a demonstration in the Musaga neighbourhood of Bujumbura on Monday

A detained protester cries in front of a burning barricade during a protest against President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi May 13, 2015.

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A detained protester cries in front of a burning barricade during a protest against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to run for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi 

A man gestures as he celebrates in Bujumbura, Burundi.  Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi's capital on Wednesday to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office

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A man gestures as he celebrates in Bujumbura, Burundi. Crowds poured onto the streets of Burundi’s capital on Wednesday to celebrate after a general said he was dismissing President Pierre Nkurunziza for violating the constitution by seeking a third term in office

A policeman tries to protect a female police officer accused of shooting a protestor in the Buterere neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, May 12, 2015. Protestors opposed to the president's decision to run for a third term chased, beat and stoned the woman, who was later handed back to the police

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A policeman tries to protect a female police officer accused of shooting a protestor in the Buterere neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi on tuesday. Protestors opposed to the president’s decision to run for a third term chased, beat and stoned the woman, who was later handed back to the police