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Cypriot soldiers are silhouetted with the crosses marking the graves of Greek and Cypriot soldiers killed in the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, at the Tymvos Macedonitissas military cemetery in Nicosia, Cyprus,

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Cypriot soldiers are silhouetted with the crosses marking the graves of Greek and Cypriot soldiers killed in the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, at the Tymvos Macedonitissas military cemetery in Nicosia, Cyprus,

Uganda military personnel are seen atop

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Uganda military personnel are seen atop military and police trucks driving towards Juba, South Sudan, at Nimule border point on Thursday. The Ugandan Army have started an evacuation mission to extract 3000 ugandan civilians stranded by the recent fighting between army loyal to President Salvar Kiir and first Vice-president Riek Machar.

A woman checks uniforms of honour guards before a welcoming ceremony for Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Genghis Square in central Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, July 14, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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A woman checks uniforms of honour guards before a welcoming ceremony for Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Genghis Square in central Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 

epa05387047 Filipino army soldiers parade during Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin's (unseen) visit to a military camp in Taguig city, south of Manila, Philippines, 24 June 2016. According to defense secretary Voltaire Gazmin, the armed forces of the Philippines continue pursuing the Abu Sayyaf in southern Philippines as the terrorist group abducted anew seven Indonesian sailors. The Islamist Abu Sayyaf group released Filipino hostage Marites Flor, western Mindanao command spokesman Filemon Tan said.  EPA/EUGENIO LORETO

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Filipino army soldiers parade during Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin’s (unseen) visit to a military camp in Taguig city, south of Manila, Philippines

TOPSHOT - South Korean marines react as they watch a performance of K-pop girl group Laboum at a military base in Gimpo near the Demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas on June 10, 2016. South Korean girl group Laboum performing a month-long event as part of "Thank You! Soldiers" campaign organized by the Defence Ministry to help boost troop morale in the country's frontline troops through performances, autograph sessions and other events. / AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JEJUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images

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South Korean marines react as they watch a performance of K-pop girl group Laboum at a military base in Gimpo near the Demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas

epa05340198 Yemeni army soldiers march during a military academy celebration in Sana'a, Yemen, 01 June 2016. According to reports, the current Yemeni peace talks in Kuwait continue as international and UN efforts are spent to reach an understanding to end the more than year of the conflict and reach a political settlement after Houthi militias and allied forces had ousted the legitimate government of Yemeni president Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi.  EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

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Yemeni army soldiers march during a military academy celebration in Sana’a

U.S. servicemen wait for an opening ceremony of U.S. led joint military exercise "Noble Partner 2016" in Vaziani, Georgia, May 11, 2016. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

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U.S. servicemen wait for an opening ceremony of U.S. led joint military exercise “Noble Partner 2016″ in Vaziani, Georgia 

Kyrgyz military personnel show their skills during an exercises at a military base, 10 km outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyz military personnel show their skills during an exercises at a military base, near Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Macedonian Army soldiers patrol between the two-line fence set along the border line between Macedonia and Greece, near southern Macedonian town of Gevgelija

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Macedonian Army soldiers patrol between the two-line fence set along the border line between Macedonia and Greece, near southern Macedonian town of Gevgelija

Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) members rest at a camp in the Magdalena Medio region, Antioquia department, Colombia

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Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) members rest at a camp in the Magdalena Medio region, Antioquia department, Colombia

Death toll in Fiji cyclone climbs to 29...epa05176153 A handout image provided by the New Zealand Defence Force shows aid supplies being unloaded by Fijian soldiers from an Royal New Zealand Airforce C-130 Hercules plane in Suva, Fiji, 23 February 2016. Tool kits, generators, ration packs, water containers and chainsaws make up part of the New Zealand relief following Tropical Cyclone Winston. The death toll from the cyclone that hit Fiji over the weekend climbed to 29, local media reported ON 23 February. Cyclone Winston, the most powerful storm in Fiji's history, battered the country's main island of Viti Levu and other smaller surrounding islands on Saturday, the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation reported.  EPA/SAM SHEPHERD/NZ DEFENCE FORCE/HANDOUT AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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Aid supplies are being unloaded by Fijian soldiers from an Royal New Zealand Airforce C-130 Hercules plane in Suva. Tool kits, generators, ration packs, water containers and chainsaws make up part of the New Zealand relief following Tropical Cyclone Winston. The death toll from the cyclone that hit Fiji over the weekend climbed to 29, local media reported. Cyclone Winston, the most powerful storm in Fiji’s history, battered the country’s main island of Viti Levu and other smaller surrounding islands on Saturday. 

Argentinian United Nations soldiers wave to Pope Francis

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Argentinian United Nations soldiers wave to Pope Francis as he arrives to lead the weekly audience in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican

Soldiers conduct 'severe-cold period' drill...epaselect epa05115211 A group of soldiers affiliated with an Army unit under the Special Warfare Command sing a martial song in unison after entering a reservoir by breaking the ice on its surface in Hongcheon, Gangwon Province, South Korea, 21 January 2016. The day is known as 'daehan,' one of the 24 seasonal divisions of the lunar calendar that marks the arrival of the coldest day of the year. The exercise in cold water is part of the unit's tactical drill tailored for the winter's severe cold period.  EPA/STRINGER SOUTH KOREA OUT

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A group of soldiers affiliated with an Army unit under the Special Warfare Command sing a martial song after entering a reservoir by breaking the ice on its surface in Hongcheon, South Korea 

Pakistani troops arrive at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda town, some 35 kilometers (21 miles) outside the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Gunmen stormed Bacha Khan University named after the founder of an anti-Taliban political party in the country's northwest Wednesday

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Pakistani troops arrive at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda town, some 35 kilometers (21 miles) outside the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday. Gunmen stormed Bacha Khan University named after the founder of an anti-Taliban political party in the country’s northwest

Israeli soldiers from the home front command unit take part in a drill simulating a non-conventional attack at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the southern city of Beersheba, Israel...Israeli soldiers from the home front command unit take part in a drill simulating a non-conventional attack at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the southern city of Beersheba, Israel January 13, 2016. Israeli army spokesperson said on Wednesday that the drill, held on the last day of the 4th International Conference on Healthcare System Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters, simulated a chemical attack with mass casualties and their evacuation to a trauma center for decontamination and further treatment. Civilian emergency teams participated in the drill alongside the soldiers.

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Israeli soldiers from the home front command unit take part in a drill simulating a non-conventional attack at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the southern city of Beersheba, Israel on Wednesday

Israeli reserve soldiers from the 77 battalion of the 7th brigade from the armored corps check their gear during an exercise in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.

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Israeli reserve soldiers from the 77 battalion of the 7th brigade from the armored corps check their gear during an exercise in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, Monday

Iraqi forces secure an area near the Grand Mosque in central Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, on Friday, after retaking the city from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists

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Iraqi forces secure an area near the Grand Mosque in central Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s Anbar province, on Friday, after retaking the city from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists

 Indian paramilitary soldiers are seen rehearsing for the Republic Day parade during the early morning hours in New Delhi, India, 07 January 2016

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Indian paramilitary soldiers are seen rehearsing for the Republic Day parade during the early morning hours in New Delhi, India, on Thursday

Armed Forces of the Philippines 80th Anniversary celebration at Clark airbase

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Filipino soldiers conduct a military drill during the Armed Forces of the Philippines 80th Anniversary celebration at Clark airbase in Angeles City, Pampanga province, Philippines, on Monday 

Soldiers from South Korea (L) and the US (R) gesture as they set up a floating bridge during a US-South Korea joint river crossing exercise

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Soldiers from South Korea (L) and the US (R) gesture as they set up a floating bridge during a US-South Korea joint river crossing exercise in the border county of Yeoncheon, northeast of Seoul