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A child walks in front of Iraqi army during an operation against Islamic State militants in the neighbourhood of Intisar, eastern Mosul, Iraq, December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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A child walks in front of Iraqi army during an operation against Islamic State militants in the neighbourhood of Intisar, eastern Mosul, Iraq. Photo Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters 

Iraqi soldiers are seen in a tractor from a Humvee while coming back from the frontline in the Al-Intisar district in Mosul, Iraq, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, is the last major Islamic State extremist urban bastion in the country. Iraqi troops have advanced cautiously to avoid civilian casualties. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

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Iraqi soldiers are seen in a tractor from a Humvee while coming back from the frontline in the Al-Intisar district in Mosul, Iraq. Mosul. Photo Manu Brabo/AP 

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

Forces loyal to Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) hold a position amid the rubble of destroyed buildings in Sirte's Al-Giza Al-Bahriya district on November 21, 2016, during clashes with Islamic State (IS) group jihadists to retake control of the Mediterranean coastal city. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD TURKIAMAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images

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Forces loyal to Libya‘s Government of National Accord (GNA) hold a position amid the rubble of destroyed buildings in Sirte’s Al-Giza Al-Bahriya district during clashes with Islamic State group jihadists to retake control of the Mediterranean coastal city. Photo Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty 

A rescue worker inspects windscreen of the vehicle belonging to the Paramilitary Frontier Constabulary (FC) soldiers after a bomb blast in Peshawar, Pakistan, 22 November 2016. At least three FC men  were killed and five others were injured when a bomb exploded targeting a vehicle of FC personnel in Peshawar.  EPA/BILAWALARBAB

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A rescue worker inspects windscreen of the vehicle belonging to the Paramilitary Frontier Constabulary soldiers after a bomb blast in Peshawar, Pakistan. Photo Bilawal Arbab/EPA 

Victoria Cross holders Bill Speakman, (2nd R) and Johnson Beharry (R) parade during the annual Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph on Whitehall on November 13, 2016 in London, England. The Queen, senior politicians, including the British Prime Minister and representatives from the armed forces pay tribute to those who have suffered or died at war. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

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Victoria Cross holders Bill Speakman, (2nd R) and Johnson Beharry (R) parade during the annual Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph on Whitehall in London, England. The Queen, senior politicians, including the British Prime Minister and representatives from the armed forces pay tribute to those who have suffered or died at war. Photo Jack Taylor/Getty 

raqi forces deploy in the area of al-Shourah, some 45 kms south of Mosul, as they advance towards the city to retake it from the Islamic State (IS) group jihadists, on October 17, 2016. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced earlier in the day that the long-awaited operation to recapture Mosul was under way.  / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYEAHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images

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Iraqi forces deploy in the area of al-Shourah, some 45 kms south of Mosul, as they advance towards the city to retake it from the Islamic State (IS) group jihadists. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced earlier in the day that the long-awaited operation to recapture Mosul was under way. Photo Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty 

Syrian army soldiers rest in a street in the government-controlled part of the besieged town of Daraya on August 26, 2016, as thousands of rebel fighters and civilians prepared to evacuate under an accord struck a day earlier.  An estimated 8,000 people remain in the town, despite a government siege lasting four years and regular regime bombardment.    / AFP PHOTO / Youssef KARWASHANYOUSSEF KARWASHAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Syrian army soldiers rest in a street in the government-controlled part of the besieged town of Daraya as thousands of rebel fighters and civilians prepared to evacuate under an accord struck a day earlier 

Ukrainian Soldiers rehearse before a military parade held to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine's independence on August 24, 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Ukrainian Soldiers rehearse before a military parade held to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence in Kiev, Ukraine.

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.