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TOPSHOT - Indian schoolchildren hold masks bearing the image of former Indian president A.P.J Kalam ahead of the first anniversary of his death during a remembrance event at a school in Chennai

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Indian schoolchildren hold masks bearing the image of former Indian president A.P.J Kalam ahead of the first anniversary of his death during a remembrance event at a school in Chennai 

An MP wears white roses in her hair as she arrives with other MPs at St Margaret's Church, London, for a service of prayer and remembrance to commemorate Jo Cox MP. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday June 20, 2016. Members of the UK Parliament attended the service to commemorate Labour MP Jo Cox. Addresses were given by the Speaker’s Chaplain, the Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin with readings by the Speaker, the Honourable John Bercow and Glenys Kinnock, Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead. See PA story POLITICS MP Service. Photo credit should read: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

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An MP wears white roses in her hair as she arrives with other MPs at St Margaret’s Church, London, for a service of prayer and remembrance to commemorate Jo Cox MP.

His Excellency the Rt Hon Sir Lockwood Smith (left), High Commissioner for New Zealand, and His Excellency the Hon Alexander Downer AC,High Commissioner for Australia, laying wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior during the annual Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving to Mark ANZAC Day at Westminster Abbey, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday April 25, 2016. Anzac Day has been commemorated in the capital since the first anniversary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli in 1916, when King George V attended a service at Westminster Abbey.

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His Excellency the Rt Hon Sir Lockwood Smith (left), High Commissioner for New Zealand, and His Excellency the Hon Alexander Downer AC, High Commissioner for Australia, laying wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior during the annual Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving to Mark ANZAC Day at Westminster Abbey, London today.

A veteran walks the grounds at the 'Field of Remembrance' at Westminster Abbey, in London, Britain, on Thursday. Britain's Prince Philip and Prince Harry are to attend a service with war veterans to honour Britain's war dead later the same day

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A veteran walks the grounds at the ‘Field of Remembrance’ at Westminster Abbey, in London, Britain, on Thursday

US World War II veteran Howard Troward salutes as the national anthem is played during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Allied Forces victory over Japan in the Pacific at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.

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US World War II veteran Howard Troward, wearing his bullet-holed helmet, salutes as the national anthem is played during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Allied Forces victory over Japan in the Pacific at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.

Indian school children light candles in front of a portrait of late Indian former President APJ Abdul Kalam, as they pay their respect at a school in Bhopal, India.

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Indian school children light candles in front of a portrait of late Indian former President APJ Abdul Kalam, as they pay their respects at a school in Bhopal, India.

A South Korean soldier bows during a fourth anniversary event marking the bombing of Yeongpyeong island by North Korea in 2010.

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A South Korean soldier bows during a fourth anniversary event marking the bombing of Yeongpyeong island by North Korea in 2010.

A Yeomen Warder awaits the placing of the last ceramic poppy in the moat of Tower of London to mark Armistice Day, on November 11, 2014 in London, England. The installation 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' by artists Paul Cummins and Tom Piper consists of 888,246 ceramic poppies - representing each of the commonwealth servicemen and women killed in the first world war.

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A Yeoman Warder awaits the placing of the last ceramic poppy in the moat of the Tower of London to mark Armistice Day in London

The Prince of Wales during a wreath-laying ceremony at the cenotaph in Glasgow to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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The Prince of Wales during a wreath-laying ceremony at the cenotaph in Glasgow to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.

A boy looks at the World War One Wall of Remembrance lined with hundreds of red poppies on the eve of ANZAC Day at the Australian National War Memorial in Canberra

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The World War I Wall of Remembrance is lined with red poppies on the eve of Anzac Day at the Australian National War Memorial in Canberra on Thursday.

People lay down in a pedestrian zone as part of an art project in remembrance of 528 victims of the "Katzbach" Nazi concentration camp in Frankfurt

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People lay down in a pedestrian zone as part of an art project in remembrance of the 528 victims of the “Katzbach” Nazi concentration camp, in Frankfurt, on Monday

Indians light candles as they pay homage to commemorate the first anniversary of the 2013 bomb blasts at the Dilshuk Nagar area of Hyderabad on February 21, 2014. At least 18 people were killed and over 100 injured when bombs ripped through crowded areas of the Indian city of Hyderabad on February 21, 2013.

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Indians light candles to commemorate the first anniversary of the 2013 bomb blasts in Hyderabad.

A man visits the snow covered Holocaust Memorial at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Berlin, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. The German parliament Bundestag will hold a special remembrance session at the Reichstag building in commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp on Jan. 27, 1045.

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A man visits the Holocaust Memorial at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Berlin. The German parliament, the Bundestag, held a special remembrance session at the Reichstag building in commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp on January 27, 1945.

World War Two veteran Harry Marrington, from Portsmouth, England, leans down to pick up a paper poppy during an Armistice Day ceremony under the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium. The Menin Gate Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are not known.

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World War Two veteran Harry Marrington, from Portsmouth, England, leans down to pick up a paper poppy during an Armistice Day ceremony under the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium. The Menin Gate Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are not known.

Soldiers of 256 Squadron of The Royal Signals clean and prepare The Basra Wall ahead of Armistice Day at The National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire.

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Soldiers of 256 Squadron of The Royal Signals clean and prepare the Basra Memorial Wall at The National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire, UK, ahead of Armistice Day on Monday

French President Francois Hollande (R) and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck (L) visit the ruined church at Oradour-sur-Glane with Robert Hebras (C), 88, one of the last survivors of the World War II massacre and destruction of the town, which was carried out by members of the German Waffen SS on 10 June 1944.

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French President François Hollande, right, and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck, left, visit the ruined church at Oradour-sur-Glane in southwest France with 88-year-old Robert Hebras, centre, one of the last survivors of the second world war massacre and destruction of the town, which was carried out by members of the German Waffen SS on June 10, 1944.

 

an Indonesian man with his son pray after offering flowers on the dried volcanic mud for family members who died during a volcano eruption in Sidoarjo in eastern Java island, as Indonesians mark Eid al-Fitr with pilgrimages to cemeteries to remember their dead

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People offer prayer for atomic bomb victims at a cenotaph at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan, 06 August 2013 after the Peace Memorial Ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city  in 1945.

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People offer prayer for atomic bomb victims at a cenotaph at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan on Tuesday after the Peace Memorial Ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city in 1945.

Normandy Veteran, sapper John Buchanan Smith, 91, poses for a photograph at a remembrance and wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the start of the D-Day landings at Bayeux War Cemetery on June 6, 2013 in Bayeux, France. Across Normandy several hundred of the surviving veterans of the Normandy campaign are gathering to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the D-Day landings which eventually led to the Allied liberation of France in 1944. Next year, which will mark the 70th anniversary of the landings, is widely expected to be the last time that the veterans will gather in any great number.

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Normandy Veteran, sapper John Buchanan Smith, 91, at a remembrance and wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the start of the D-Day landings at Bayeux War Cemetery on Thursday in Bayeux, France

Lanterns float on the water after being released during a ceremony marking remembrance and reflection, held by the Shinnyo-en Buddhist organization, honoring victims of war, famine, and natural disasters on Memorial Day at Ala Moana beach park in Honolulu, Hawaii May 27, 2013.

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Lanterns float on the water after being released during a ceremony marking remembrance and reflection, held by the Shinnyo-en Buddhist organisation. The ceremony honours victims of war, famine, and natural disasters, and is held on Memorial Day at Ala Moana beach park in Honolulu.