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    09/21/2018 - 23:05 - A father shoots for a prize for his daughter at a mobile shooting range during the traditional public fair in Sabac, 100km west of capital Belgrade

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    09/21/2018 - 23:00 - Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan skates his short program in the men's competition at the 2018 Skate Canada Autumn Classic event in Oakville, Ontario

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    09/21/2018 - 22:17 - Dancers of the Maria Pages dance company perform "Una oda al tiempo" (An ode to the Time) show at the Teatro de la Maestranza, in Seville during the XX Biennale of Flamenco

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    09/21/2018 - 22:08 - Palestinian protesters gather during a demonstration along the Israeli border fence east of Gaza City as smoke plumes billow from burning tires in the background

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    09/21/2018 - 21:57 - A young Indian boy sits on a boat ahead of immersing an idol of the Hindu god Lord Ganesh in the polluted Yamuna river on the ninth day of the eleven-day long festival Ganesh Chaturthi in New Delhi

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    09/21/2018 - 21:56 - Twin sisters Ami Suzuki and Aya Suzuki, of Japanese music duo Amiaya, attend the presentation of the Etro fashion house during the Women's Spring/Summer 2019 fashion shows in Milan

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    09/21/2018 - 21:54 - US President Donald Trump takes part in a signing ceremony for a bill appropriating funds for energy and water, military construction and veterans affairs at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas

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    09/21/2018 - 21:43 - Election officials from the eSwatini Elections and Boundaries Commission checks I.D. of voters during eSwatini Parliamentary elections

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    09/21/2018 - 21:43 - Tourists take pictures at night of the Panathenaic stadium all in marble in Athens

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    09/21/2018 - 21:35 - Winemaker Michel Bauce owner of Chateau Pre La Lande, in Sainte-Foy-La-Grande, sorts crates of grapes

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    09/21/2018 - 21:29 - Relatives of Karim Kallab, who was killed during protests east of Gaza City, mourn outside the al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City

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    09/21/2018 - 18:27 - A Pakistani Sunni Muslim spits fire during an Ashura procession in Karachi

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    09/20/2018 - 22:31 - A person walks on a path in front of a police car in the Hambacher Forst forest where people gather to mourn on a day after a journalist died during a major clearance operation of a camp of environmentalists set up to block the expansion of a mine

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    09/20/2018 - 21:58 - Sporting's forward Nani heads the ball with Qarabag's midfielder Mahir Madatov during the UEFA Europa League group E football match between Sporting CP and Qarabag FK at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon

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    09/20/2018 - 21:09 - RUSADA chief Yury Ganus arrives to give a media briefing in front of the RUSADA (Russia's anti-doping agency) office in Moscow

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    09/20/2018 - 20:58 - Supporters of Yemen's Shiite Huthi rebels raise a sign bearing the movement's slogan, reading in Arabic "God is the greatest... Death to America, death to Israel, cursed be the Jews, victory for Islam", as they march in Sanaa

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    09/20/2018 - 20:49 - Activists walk through the Heart Senate Office Building to the office of Republican US Senator and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley during protests against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill

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    09/20/2018 - 20:06 - Participants pose for a family photo at the Mirabellgarten garden in front of the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, during the EU Informal Summit of Heads of State

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    09/20/2018 - 20:01 - Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP, Robert Kyagulanyi, delivers a speech outside his home in Kampala, after returning from the United States where he was seeking medical treatment

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    09/20/2018 - 19:55 - Boats are seen in the dryed bed of the Brenet Lake part of the Doubs river, a natural border beetwen eastern France and western Switzerland

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    09/20/2018 - 19:51 - Riot police secure the entrance of the court compound while Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak face charges in Kuala Lumpur

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    09/20/2018 - 19:47 - Turkish Shiite women take part in a religious procession held for the Shiite religious holiday of Ashura in Istanbul

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    09/20/2018 - 19:44 - Ryuju Nagayama (blue) fights for the bronze medal against Lee Harim of Korea (white) during the Men -60kg category of the 2018 Judo World Championships in Baku

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    09/20/2018 - 19:41 - A model presents a creation for Prada fashion house during the Women's Spring/Summer 2019 fashion shows in Milan

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    09/19/2018 - 20:29 - Shakhtar's midfielder Taison (R) vies for the ball with Hoffenheim's midfieldler Floran Grillitsch during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match at the Metalist Stadium in Kharkiv

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    09/19/2018 - 20:21 - A women runs from flames during a clash between residents of an indigenous camp and Mexican riot police trying to evict them in Mexico City

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    09/19/2018 - 20:17 - Visitors check out a model of an Inter-City "EMU" train on display at Innotrans, a railway industry trade fair in Berlin

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    09/19/2018 - 20:04 - A model presents a creation during the fourth outdoor fashion show at Nea Paralia organised by the "Friends of the New Waterfront" in Thessaloniki

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    09/19/2018 - 19:49 - North Koreans watch a news broadcast showing the summit meeting between North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and South Korea's president Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang

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    09/19/2018 - 19:33 - Shiite pilgrims take part in a ceremony during the ten-day mourning period leading up to Ashura in Iraq's holy city of Karbala

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    09/19/2018 - 19:21 - Palestinian youths ride bicycles along an empty street in east Jerusalem as Jews mark Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, and abstain from driving

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    09/19/2018 - 19:13 - A man climbs up a firefighter ladder, near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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    09/19/2018 - 19:04 - A tractor harvests wine at the Chateau de Viens' wineyard in the early morning in Montbrier, near Bordeaux

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    09/19/2018 - 18:48 - Models wait backstage prior to walking the runway as part of the Women's Spring/Summer 2019 fashion shows in Milan

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    09/19/2018 - 18:23 - People walk among the names of German towns in Berlin, ahead of the anniversary of the German unification

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    09/19/2018 - 18:17 - Venezuelan migrant Jefferson Alexis takes a break from pushing his father Jose Lopez, as they travel to Bogota to look for medicine Jefferson could not get in Venezuela

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    09/19/2018 - 17:49 - People climb stairs in Seoul celebrating the renewed diplomatic talks between North and South Korea

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    09/19/2018 - 01:46 - Members of the New York City Urban Search and Rescue Task Force clear a tree from a house in New Bern, North Carolina after Hurricane Florence

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    09/19/2018 - 01:40 - Rescuers work at the site where deozens of residents are beleived to have been buried during heavy rains from Typhoon Mangkhut in Itogon, Philippines

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    09/19/2018 - 01:05 - The crown of the Imperial Canoe of Napoleon I, is dismantled before being transferred along with the canoe itself from the National Navy Museu in Paris to the city of Brest where it will be on public display

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    09/19/2018 - 01:00 - A worker sits following an accident which killed one worker at the Ritz Hotel in Madrid

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    09/19/2018 - 00:58 - Fishing boats gather at a port on Fuchun River in Hangzhou in China's eastern Zhejiang province.

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    09/19/2018 - 00:51 - The Sackville Jewel, the earliest masonic lodge jewel in the world, made in the 1730s is pictured during a press preview for the 'Bejewelled: Badges, Brotherhood and Identity' at the Museum of Freemasonry in London

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    09/19/2018 - 00:48 - A Yemeni woman carries an ill child as they wait at the Health Ministry headquarters in the capital Sanaa, where the UN is working to open a humanitarian air bridge to take critical Yemeni patients for treatment at qualified facilities

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    09/19/2018 - 00:37 - The mother of 24-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Remawi, who was killed in an overnight Israeli raid, sits in her home in the Beit Rima village in the occupied West Bank

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    09/19/2018 - 00:22 - Television screens in South Korea show South Korean President Moon Jae-in meeting for with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang for their third summit as they try to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks

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    09/19/2018 - 00:16 - Migrants wait near the Brittany ferry port in Ouistreham, France, looking for their chance to hide as stowaways, hiding in veichles travelling to Britain

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    09/19/2018 - 00:08 - PSV goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet fails to stop the ball kicked by Barcelona's Lionel Messi during the UEFA Champions' League group B football match

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    09/18/2018 - 20:30 - Hong Kong team captain Anshuman Rath falls on the ground during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Hong Kong and India at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium

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    09/18/2018 - 02:27 - A clouded leopard cub is pictured in a bucket during a medical exam at the Mulhouse zoo, in eastern France

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    09/18/2018 - 02:23 - An Indian Hindu devotee carries an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesh for immersion at Dadar Chowpatty beach

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    09/18/2018 - 02:19 - Jennifer Lewis arrives for the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, wearing Nike apparel

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    09/18/2018 - 02:16 - Angela Sarafyan arrives for the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California

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    09/18/2018 - 02:10 - A house is viewed with flooded waters in Lumberton, North Carolina

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    09/18/2018 - 02:08 - Police clear rubbish and debris from a street a day after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Macau

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    09/18/2018 - 02:06 - Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar jokes with Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kylian MBappe during a training session

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    09/18/2018 - 01:55 - Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man carries chicken as he prepares for the Kaparot ceremony in the neighbourhood of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem

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    09/18/2018 - 01:52 - Thick smoke from land fire is pictured in Ogan Ilir, South Sumatra

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    09/17/2018 - 23:10 - A man stands in front of scaffolding that was brought down by strong winds, a day after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Macau

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    09/17/2018 - 23:00 - A woman stands next to the Ukrainian riot police in front of the Prosecutor General's Office in Kiev to prevent attacks of activists from the far-right groups

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    09/17/2018 - 19:03 - This aerial view shows French artist Saype's giant land art fresco that he painted to support the cause of the NGO SOS Mediterranee, which specializes in the rescue of migrants at sea

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    09/16/2018 - 23:51 - A man fires a homemade mortar during a protest against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua

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    09/16/2018 - 23:47 - Syrian health sector workers hold opposition flags and roses as in the village of Atmeh in the northern Idlib province, during a rally demanding that hospitals be protected in the case of an upcoming offensive

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    09/16/2018 - 23:45 - People use monowheel as they enjoy a vehicle-free day in front of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris

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    09/16/2018 - 23:41 - Dancers perform during a parade on the theme of peace for the 18th edition of the Lyon Dance Biennial on a street in Lyon, eastern France

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    09/16/2018 - 23:39 - The pack rides during the 21th stage of the 73rd edition of "La Vuelta" Tour of Spain cycling race from Alcorcon to Madrid

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    09/16/2018 - 23:35 - Flooding is seen near Interstate Highway 95 in Lumberton, North Carolina

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    09/16/2018 - 23:31 - An Indian man plays cricket in Bhopal

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    09/16/2018 - 23:15 - Rescue workers make their way through floodwaters during a rescue operation during Super Typhoon Mangkhut in Macau

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    09/16/2018 - 23:12 - Runners competing in the Berlin Marathon make their way through discarded drinks cups at the 23km mark

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    09/16/2018 - 23:09 - France's athlete Kevin Mayer reacts after setting a new world record in the decathlon during the IAAF 'Decastar' World Combined Events Challenge in Talence, south-western France

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    09/16/2018 - 23:05 - Members of the Mexican Army form a mosaic with national flags during the parade celebrating a new anniversary of the country's independence, at Zocalo Square in Mexico City

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    09/15/2018 - 21:45 - Pope Francis poses for a selfie with youth on Piazza Politeama in Palermo during his one-day visit for the 25th anniversary of the mafia killing of Sicilian priest Pino Puglisi

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    09/15/2018 - 21:40 - Floodwaters overtake US Route 17 and a caroutside of Jacksonville, North Carolina during Tropical Storm Florence

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    09/15/2018 - 21:38 - Turkish police officers arrest a man during a rally in support of workers that were arrested for protesting over labour conditions at Istanbul's new airport

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    09/15/2018 - 21:11 - Syrian refugees visit a public beach in Beirut, Lebanon

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    09/15/2018 - 21:06 - Ethiopia's Oromo people gather at Mesquel Square to celebrate the return of the formerly banned the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF)

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    09/15/2018 - 20:52 - Spanish cyclist Enric Mas celebrates winning the 20th stage of the 73rd edition of "La Vuelta" cycling race in Spain

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    09/15/2018 - 20:47 - An aerial view of the fishing village of Tai O in Hong Kong

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    09/15/2018 - 20:19 - Russian military perform a landing at Klerka training ground as part of the country's largest military exercise since the Cold War

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    09/15/2018 - 20:04 - Migrant children take part in an anti racist, anti- fascism demonstration in Athens

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    09/15/2018 - 19:40 - Actvists raise bandanas reading "Abolition Mission" during a demonstration against bullfighting and animal abuse in Madrid

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    09/15/2018 - 19:36 - Lava erupts from a crater on Reunion island into the Indian Ocean

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    09/15/2018 - 19:22 - Children sift through debris washed ashore in Manila after Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the northern Philippines

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