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Lightning strikes One World Trade Center in Manhattan as the sun sets behind the city after a summer storm in New York on Wednesday Read more

A figure of Transformer is displayed on top of a pier outside the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in Hong Kong...A figure of Transformer is displayed on top of a pier outside the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in Hong Kong June 18, 2014, where the world premiere of Transformer: Age of Extinction will be held on Thursday. Opposite the harbour is Hong Kong's business Central district. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

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A Transformer robot is displayed outside the Hong Kong Cultural Centre where the world premier of ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ will be held on Thursday Read more

A streak of lightning is seen above the skyline of Nanning during a thunderstorm...A streak of lightning is seen above the skyline of Nanning during a thunderstorm in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous region June 5, 2014. Picture taken June 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT CITYSCAPE) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA

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A streak of lightning is seen above the skyline of Nanning during a thunderstorm in Guangxi Zhuang, China

Visitors look at a view of the city skyl...Visitors look at a view of the city skyline from the rooftop pool of the Marina Bay Sands resort hotel in Singapore on May 20, 2014. Singapore's trade-reliant economy expanded a seasonally adjusted 2.3 percent quarter-on-quarter the trade ministry said May 20. AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMANROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images

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The rooftop pool of the Marina Bay Sands resort hotel in Singapore. The nation’s trade-reliant economy expanded a seasonally adjusted 2.3 per cent quarter on quarter, the trade ministry said on Tuesday Read more

A man (L) looks at the city's skyline as...A man (L) looks at the city's skyline as a storm approaches in Hong Kong on April 2, 2014. Stormy weather is affecting the city due to a trough of low pressure on coastal areas of neighbouring Guangdong province in southern China. AFP PHOTO / Philippe LopezPHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

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A storm approaches in Hong Kong. Bad weather is affecting the city due to a trough of low pressure on coastal areas of neighbouring Guangdong province in southern China. Read more

A light installation titled "Digital Wattle" which is an adaptation from Australia's floral emblem is illuminated with Singapore's financial skyline silhouetted in the background, Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Singapore. "Digital Wattle" is a device exploring the interplay between individual ethnic groups co-existing in one city. When the flowers sway gently in the wind, they will slowly change from pure white to different colours to represent the new mix of cultures residing in the city. The iLight Marina Bay exhibition features innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world, displayed along the Singapore river.

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An installation entitled “Digital Wattle”, symbolising Australia’s floral emblem, is illuminated with Singapore’s financial skyline silhouetted in the background. The installation explores the interplay between ethnic groups co-existing in one city; when the flowers sway gently in the wind, they will slowly change from pure white to different colours to represent the new mix of cultures residing in the city. It forms part of the iLight Marina Bay exhibition, which features innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world, displayed along the Singapore river. Read more

A general view shows the Gangnam area (t...A general view shows the Gangnam area (top) and Han river (C) within the city skyline of Seoul at dusk on February 4, 2014. With a population of some 25 million people, the metropolitan area of Seoul is one of the largest in the world.

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Seoul at dusk on Tuesday, with the Han river flowing through the centre. The metropolitan area of the capital of South Korea is one of the largest in the world, with a population of some 25m people. Read more

Winter weather Feb 4th...People walk along the Southbank as a rainbow appears over the city of London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday February 4, 2014.

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People walk along the Southbank as a rainbow appears over the City of London Read more

An aerial view at night of the downtown Chicago skyline. An Arctic air mass is expected to chill much of the Central Plains and the East Coast through Monday with wind-chill temperatures dropping into the single digits overnight in some places.

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A nightime aerial view of downtown in the US city of Chicago

A view of the city's skyline from the Beijing Yintai Centre building at sunset in Beijing...A view of the city's skyline from the Beijing Yintai Centre building at sunset in Beijing, August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT CITYSCAPE)

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A view of the Beijing skyline from the Yintai Centre in the Chinese capital Read more