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May 15, 2021

Fishermen anchored their boats at Versova beach in Mumbai due to formation of Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.

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A building housing various international media, including The Associated Press, collapses after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City. The airstrike Saturday came roughly an hour after the Israeli military ordered people to evacuate the building. There was no immediate explanation for why the building was targeted. The building housed The Associated Press, Al-Jazeera and a number of offices and apartments.

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Deserted night view of Charminar as the government of Telangana announced lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, Hyderabad.

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Protesters chant slogans while waving Iraqi and Palestinians flags during a demonstration in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Protesters gathered in Baghdad to show support for Palestinians in Gaza and to condemn Israeli attacks.

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A ball of fire erupts from a building housing various international media, including The Associated Press, after an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City. The attack came roughly an hour after the Israeli military ordered people to evacuate the building, which also housed Al-Jazeera and a number of offices and apartments. There was no immediate explanation for why the building was targeted.

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Protesters gather at Republique square during a banned protest in support of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, in Paris. Marches in support of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip were being held Saturday in a dozen French cities, but the focus was on Paris, where riot police got ready as organizers said they would defy a ban on the protest.

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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar visited Nandigram to meet the victims of post-poll violence that broke out after May 2, the day election results.

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The doors of Gangotri Dham opened with full religious rituals during the auspicious occasion of Baishakh Shukla Tritiya. The prayers will continue with covid protocols after opening of the doors of the four dhams, Gangotri Dham.

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The Gangotri Dham opened with full religious rituals during the auspicious occasion of Baishakh Shukla Tritiya. The prayers will continue with covid protocols after opening of the doors of the four dhams, Gangotri Dham.

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Priests carry deities of lord Jagannath for Chandan Yatra at Narendra pond in Puri, Odisha

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A patient with his relatives and health workers pose for a photo after he gets discharged from BKC Jumbo COVID-19 hospital, in Bandra.

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People stand in a queue to buy alcohol, ahead of COVID-induced complete lockdown, at a wine shop in Kolkata.

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People sit on the top of the buses to go to their native places, ahead of COVID-induced complete lockdown, at a bus stand in Howrah

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Bodies of the deceased buried under the sand during the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, near the banks of Ganga river, in Prayagraj.

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Naval officers from INS Dronacharya with some native people rescue an old woman, after heavy rain at Chellanam panchayat in Ernakulam district, Kochi.

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Smoke rises following Israeli airstrikes on a building in Gaza City. Weary Palestinians are somberly marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as Hamas and Israel traded more rockets and airstrikes and Jewish-Arab violence raged across Israel.

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An air bomb hits the building housing various international media, including The Associated Press in Gaza City. The attack came roughly an hour after the Israeli military ordered people to evacuate the building, which also housed Al-Jazeera and a number of offices and apartments. There was no immediate explanation for why the building was targeted.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi holds a high level meeting to review preparedness on Cyclone ‘Tauktae’ through video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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People wait to purchase Remdesivir, an antiviral drug used to treat COVID-19 symptoms, outside Nehru Stadium in Chennai.

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BJP MP Manoj Tiwari and MLA OP Sharma during their visit to Yamuna Sports Complex Covid Centre in New Delhi.

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People board a crowded bus as they leave for their native places, after West Bengal Government announced complete lockdown till 30th May due to surge in coronavirus cases, in Nadia district.

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View of Vignesh Oxygen plant during the second wave of COVID-19, in Surat.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addresses the media virtually, in New Delhi.

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People wait in their cars during drive-through COVID-19 vaccination, at Ambience Mall, in Gurugram.

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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visiting the house of Surajit Talukdar who lost his life in the grenade blast incident at Dibgoi in Tinsukia district of Assam.

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Union minister DV Sadananda Gowda along with K Gopalaiah inaugurates a new COVID-19 care centre, in Bengaluru.

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A health worker takes swab sample for COVID-19 test, at healthcare centre in Kullu.

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Bodies of the deceased buried in the sand near the banks of Ganga river, allegedly due to shortage of wood for cremation, during the second wave of coronavirus, at Shringverpur Ghat in Prayagraj.

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People board a crowded bus as they leave for their native places, after West Bengal Government announced complete lockdown till 30th May due to surge in coronavirus cases, in Kolkata.

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Beneficiaries stand in a queue to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, outside Howrah state general hospital.

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Damaged road due to rough sea weather conditions owing to Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea, in Alappuzha.

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Rough sea weather conditions due to formation of Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Fishing boats anchored amid cyclone Tauktae warning, at Puthiyappa fishing harbor in Kozhikode.

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Damaged roof of a structure due to heavy winds as Cyclone Tauktae forms in the Arabian Sea, in Mangaluru. As per IMD, cyclonic storm 'Tauktae' is very likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm by Saturday night.

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Locals keep their belonging on an elevated land due to waterlogging owing to Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea, in Alappuzha. As per IMD, cyclonic storm 'Tauktae' is very likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm by Saturday night.

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Local carry their belonging after their houses were destroyed owing to Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea, in Alappuzha.

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Fishing boats anchored at Badhwar park jetty due to formation of Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.

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Fishing boats anchored at Badhwar park jetty due to formation of Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.

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Lifeguards patrol at Girgaon Chowpatty due to formation of Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.

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Children enjoying in the Arabian Sea at Badhwar Park area as per IMD, depression in the Arabian Sea likely to intensify into cyclonic storm 'Tauktae'.

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Spanish U.N. peacekeepers patrol on the Lebanese side of the Lebanese-Israeli border in the southern village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon. On Israel's northern border with Lebanon, Israeli troops opened fire on Friday when a group of Lebanese and Palestinian protesters on the other side cut through the border fence and briefly crossed.

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In the wake of cyclone Tauktae alert, two C-130 J aircraft of IAF airlifted three NDRF teams comprising of 126 personnel and equipment from Bhubaneswar to Jamnagar.

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A COVID-19 patient on oxygen support receives treatment at Devji COVID-19 isolation centre, during the second wave of coronavirus in Jabalpur.

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Medics involved in treating COVID-19 patients pose for the photographer at Devji COVID-19 isolation centre, during the second wave of coronavirus in Jabalpur.

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Benefiaciers wait in a queue for COVID-19 vaccine dose, at Gyan Ganga College in Jabalpur.

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Children enjoying in the Arabian Sea at Badhwar Park area as per IMD, depression in the Arabian Sea likely to intensify into cyclonic storm 'Tauktae', in Mumbai.

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V. Muraleedharan pays last respects to the mortal remains of Israel rocket victim Ms. Soumya Santhosh in Delhi.

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Israel Dy Ambassador, Rony Yedidia pay their last respects to the mortal remains of Israel rocket victim Soumya Santhosh in Delhi.

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A follower of Puducherry CM N Rangasamy walks with a portrait of the newly appointed chief minister, who tested postive for COVID-19, towards Paithyasamy Temple for his speedy recovery, in Puducherry.

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Buses remain parked during COVID-induced curfew, at Interstate Bus Terminus (ISBT) in Guwahati.

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Beneficiaries stand in a queue to recieve COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a vaccination camp in Patiala.

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A health worker takes swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at Dakhinpat ghat on the bank of the river Brahmaputra in Majuli District of Assam.

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Members of the Ukrainian team perform in the highlights routine final of artistic swimming of European Aquatics Championships in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary. Team Ukraine won the gold medal.

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Members of the Spanish team in action in the team free final of artistic swimming of European Aquatics Championships in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary. Team Spain won the silver.

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Members of the Belorusian team in action in the team free final of artistic swimming of European Aquatics Championships in Duna Arena in Budapest.

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A health worker at newly constructed 500 ICU beds COVID Care Centre at Ramlila Maidan near LNJP hospital, in New Delhi.

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A Health worker inspects a COVID-19 patient at a newly constructed 500 ICU beds COVID-19 care centre at Ramlila maidan opposite LNJP hospital in New Delhi.

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Health workers carry a COVID-19 patient at a newly constructed 500 ICU bedded COVID-19 care centre at Ramlila maidan opposite LNJP hospital in New Delhi.

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Tankers carrying oxygen arrive at a medical college in Meerut.

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Migrant workers line up outside Secunderabad railway station to travel back to their native states, during COVID-induced lockdown in Hyderabad.

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A man wearing a protective mask walks past closed roadside stalls during a curfew imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Dharamsala.

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People wearing protective masks walk through a closed market during a curfew imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Dharamsala.

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A couple dance by the Golden Horn leading to the Bosphorus Strait separating Europe and Asia, in Istanbul. Turkey is in the final days of a full coronavirus lockdown and the government has ordered people to stay home and businesses to close amid a huge surge in new daily infections.

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Bride Rocio Silva, from Uruguay, gets help with her dress from her groom Mario Carrasco, from Cuba, as they cross the street with family after a portrait session along the seawall shortly after getting married during the new coronavirus pandemic in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Joel Rosario, left, atop Army Wife crosses the finish line ahead of Ricardo Santana Jr. atop Willful Woman to win the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, in Baltimore.

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An old woman smiles after receiving first installment of the Corona Relief fund by Tamil Nadu govt, at Nagercoil in Kanyakumari district.

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Needy people wait in a queue for food distributed by a volunteer, during on going COVID-19 pandemic in Guwahati.

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Fishermen carry their boats away from the shore due to formation of Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea, in Mangaluru.

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Ebrahim Raisi, head of Iran's judiciary registers his name as a candidate for the June 18 presidential elections at the interior Ministry in Tehran, Iran.

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Life Guard and firefighters patrol Juhu beach area due to formation of Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai. As per IMD, depression in the Arabian Sea likely to intensify into cyclonic storm 'Tauktae' by Saturday morning and very likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm by Saturday night.

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Himachal Road Transport Buses (HRTC) parked at a road side during ongoing COVID-19 curfew in Shimla.

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Health workers in PPE kit dump garbage near a mortuary in Jammu.

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People belonging to Christian community bury a coffin containing the mortal remains of a Church Father who died due to COVID-19, at a cemetary in Prayagraj.

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Medical workers shift a COVID-19 patient to level-3 ward of Swaroop Rani Nehru Hospital in Prayagraj.

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Family members react on the death of a relative due to COVID-19 at Patna Medical College and Hospital during COVID- induced lockdown, in Patna.

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Citizens stand in a queue to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Tej Bahadur Sapru District Hospital, in Prayagraj.

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Police personnel conduct patrolling during COVID-induced lockdown in Faridabad.

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A medic administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a woman in Ajmer.

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Cloudy weather in the city due to formation of Cyclone Tauktae in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai. As per IMD, depression in the Arabian Sea likely to intensify into cyclonic storm 'Tauktae' by Saturday morning and very likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm. by Saturday night.

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Aircraft arrives carrying consignment of 105 ventilators, 750000 masks/respirators and other medical equipment from Kazakhstan.

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'Ambulance Man' Himanshu Kalia and his wife Twinkle help Sandeep Mitra to perform the last rites of his wife Madhura, at Sarai Kale Khan crematorium, in New Delhi. Madhura, a COVID-19 patient, collapsed in an autorickshaw while she was being taken to a hospital.

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'Ambulance Man' Himanshu Kalia and his wife Twinkle help Sandeep Mitra to take his wife Madhura's body for cremation, in New Delhi. Madhura, a COVID-19 patient, collapsed in an autorickshaw while she was being taken to a hospital.

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A COVID-19 patient waits for admission outside the Chest Disease Hospital in Jammu.

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A member of The Elephant Family trust walks past a life-size elephant herd across the Mall as part of the CoExistence Campaign dedicated to protecting the Asian elephant from extinction, in London.

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Smoke rises following Israeli airstrikes on a building in Gaza City.

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A Real Portugal Circus performer dressed as Spiderman performs for the first time after closing for one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in Brasilia, Brazil.

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A man reads next to his bed inside a shared bedroom at the Nosotros Unidos Foundation, a home for the elderly in Caracas, Venezuela, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The foundation provides seniors with free food and lodging.

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Nikita Shleikher of Russia in action in men's 3 m springboard final of European Aquatics Championships in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary. Shleikher won the silver medal.

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Gold medal winner members of the Ukrainian team celebrate on the podium during the awarding ceremony of the team free final of artistic swimming of European Aquatics Championships in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary.

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Members of the Israeli team perform in the team free final of artistic swimming of European Aquatics Championships in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary.

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An Israeli artillery unit fires toward targets in Gaza Strip, at the Israeli Gaza border.

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Rockets are launched from Gaza Strip to Israel.

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Smoke rises following Israeli airstrikes on a building in Gaza City.

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Israeli soldiers load ammunition onto an Armored Personal Carrier (APC) at a staging ground near the Israeli Gaza border.

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An Israeli soldier rest in an Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) at a staging ground near the Israeli Gaza border.

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Israeli soldiers with armored vehicles gather in a staging ground near the border with Gaza Strip, southern Israel.

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Israeli soldiers with armored vehicles gather in a staging ground near the border with Gaza Strip, southern Israel.

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Palestinians inspect their destroyed houses following overnight Israeli airstrikes in town of Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip.

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A damaged house fence is seen after being hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip over night, in Ashkelon, Israel.

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Haha Nakib, looks at one of the several vandalized graves in a Muslim cemetery the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Lod, Israel.

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Palestinians flee their homes after overnight Israeli heavy missile strikes on their neighborhoods in the outskirts of Gaza City.

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Palestinians flee their homes after overnight Israeli heavy missile strikes on their neighborhoods in the outskirts of Gaza City.

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Palestinians flee their homes after overnight Israeli heavy missile strikes on their neighborhoods in the outskirts of Gaza City.

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Palestinians flee their homes to a U.N. school after overnight Israeli heavy missile strikes on their neighborhoods in the outskirts of Gaza City.

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Palestinians take shelter provided by the U.N. at a school after fleeing their homes from the overnight Israeli heavy missile strikes on their neighborhoods in the outskirts of Gaza City.

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Queen Margrethe of Denmark waves, with from left, Crown Prince Frederik, Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, and Crown Princess Mary, back right, with at front Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine, on arrival for Prince Christian's confirmation at Fredensborg Castle Church. The ceremony is private with only 25 guests and will be presided over by the Royal Confessor, Bishop Henrik Wigh-Poulsen.

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Italy's Lorenzo Sonego reacts after beating 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, Russia's Andrey Rublev during their quarter-final match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome.

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