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A North Korean soldier watches as fireworks explode, today in Pyongyang, North Korea as part of celebrations for the 62nd anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War.
Yemenis react after airstrikes allegedly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition killed dozens in a nieghborhood in Sanaa, Yemen on Monday
Kurdish women wave to their relatives who wait near fence on the Syrian side in Suruc in Turkey’s Sanliurfa province on Friday
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Members of the Allied army practice their square formation to counter cavalry charges on Friday in Waterloo, Belgium. Around 5000 historical re-enactors will amass this evening to stage the 1st battle re-enactment, the ‘French attack’, in front of around 200,000 spectators from around the world
A young wounded Syrian girl waits for treatment at the Unified Medical Office for Douma, a make-shift medical centre in the rebel-held town of Douma, northeast of the capital Damascus, following reported heavy shelling and air strikes by government forces on the town killing nearly a dozen and injuring many children according the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights.
A Syrian woman fleeing the war walks with her children after crossing into Turkey at the Akcakale border crossing, in Sanliurfa province. Turkey said it was taking measures to limit the flow of Syrian refugees onto its territory after an influx of thousands more over the last days due to fighting between Kurds and jihadists. Under an “open-door” policy, Turkey has taken in 1.8 million Syrian refugees since the conflict in Syria erupted in 2011
Syrian refugees wait near the Turkish border in Akcakale in the Sanliurfa province not far from the Syrian border town of Tal Abyad on Friday. Turkey said it was taking measures to limit the flow of Syrian refugees onto its territory after an influx of thousands more over the last days due to fighting between Kurds and jihadists
The Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria shows Syrian refugees waiting on the Syrian side of the border crossing near Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, south-eastern Turkey on Wednesday
A member of the civil defence sleeps on the street in the rebel-held side of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo on Monday. Arabic graffiti in blue reads: “Those looking for life under the rubble of death”
Veterans from the Norfolk and District branch of the Normandy Veterans Association (from the left) Len Fox, Peter Hemp, Neville Howell and David Woodrow stand on Sword beach in Normandy, France. Dozens of British veterans made a cross-Channel pilgrimage to Normandy to honour the legacy of comrades killed in the D-Day landings 71 years ago.
People gather on the rubble of houses destroyed by a Saudi-led airstrike near Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Wednesday
A member of al Qaeda’s Nusra Front takes down a picture of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in the northwestern city of Ariha, after a coalition of insurgent groups seized the area in Idlib province
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Smoke billows following the detonation of explosives placed by Syrian government forces inside a tunnel that was reportedly used by rebels in the government-controlled part of Aleppo
Members of a female commando battalion in the Syrian Army sit atop a tank in the government-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. The battalion consists of several hundred female fighters
A priest in central Kiev sprinkles holy water on members of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists before they depart to the frontline in eastern Ukraine. Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting in the east of Ukraine in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire agreement with Russian-backed rebels, a Kiev military spokesman said on Tuesday.
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A member of the Iraqi government forces sits in an armed military vehicle on the outskirts of the northern city of Tikrit as they prepare to launch a military operation to take control of the city from Islamic State group fighters.
A woman reacts as she looks at a damaged church in Donetsk’s Oktyabrski district, Ukraine.
Palestinian children play on the roof of a wrecked car, next to the rubble of their home that was destroyed in the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants last summer, in the village of Khuza’a, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip
A rebel fighter carries his weapon as he walks in front of a rainbow in Ratian village, north of Aleppo, after what the rebels said was an offensive against them by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad that attempted to advance in the village but failed.