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Thousands gather at the steps of the State Library before marching on Friday in Melbourne, Australia. The march is part of a national movement ahead of the United Nations climate summit in Paris on Monday
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Filipino activists clash with riot police officers during a protest rally near the venue of the on-going Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) makes a joke with tie-less Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (L) during the second day of the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga, Latvia on Friday
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Malaysia’s home affairs minister, takes a selfie alongside Hishamuddin Tun Hussein, defence minister, and Ahmad Shabery Cheek, communications and multimedia minister, as they attend the opening ceremony of Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) leaders at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia
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The US and Chinese national flags are prepared ahead of a meeting that forms part of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on Thursday.
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The stage is set before world leaders have their family picture taken before the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, The Netherlands.
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Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel looks through her car window as she arrives at the EU leaders summit in Brussels
Hugo Reis, Finbar Browne and Luke Pendlebury promote the personal finance app Wally at the Dublin web summit being held at the RDS in Dublin over the next two days.
US secretary of state John Kerry acknowledges the welcome of his Indonesian hosts as he arrives for a group photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin meets China’s President Xi Jinping before the G20 summit in St Petersburg. Russia, the summit host, is hoping to push an agenda to stimulate growth, but divisions among world leaders about the prospect of US-led military action in Syria are likely to dominate the meeting.
On day two of the G8 Summit at Lough Erne, leaders take a walk on Tuesday in the area around the two connected lakes in Northern Ireland. From left to right, Shinzo Abe, Japanese prime minister, Angela Merkel, German chancellor, Vladimir Putin, Russian president, David Cameron, British prime minister, Barack Obama, US president, Francois Hollande, French president, Stephen Harper, Canadian prime minister, and Enrico Letta, Italian prime minister. The leaders are meeting for talks that include the global economy and tax avoidance
Protesters masked as the G8 leaders aboard the Big IF Flotilla sail past the international press centre, close to the G8 Summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland on Monday.
Yarnbombers display some of the guerrilla knitting and crocheting which they plan to use when they target next week’s G8 summit, in the Mourne Mountains, near Newcastle, County Down on Thursday. Yarnbombing uses knitting or crochet work to make a statement in public, rather than graffiti or street art.