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Aug 29, 2019

Workers erect a stage ahead of upcoming ceremonies marking the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, to be attended by world leaders including US President Donald Trump, in Warsaw, Poland.

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This GOES-16 satellite image taken UTC and provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Dorian, a Category 1 hurricane, crossing over the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Forecasters say it could grow to Category 3 status as it nears the U.S. mainland as early as the weekend.

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Workers install scaffolding on Zhengyangmen Gate during a refurbishing work on Tiananmen Square as capital city is preparing for the 70th anniversary of the founding of People s Republic of China, in Beijing.

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This satellite image provided by NASA shows the African continent. While the world has turned its gaze to fires blazing in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of fires on the African continent. But experts say the situation in Africa is different and not yet a growing problem.

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A house is seen surrounded by land scorched by wildfires near Vila Nova Samuel, Brazil. Lingering smoke in the Amazon caused concern among Brazilians who say that respiratory problems, particularly among children and the elderly, have increased as fires in the region rage.

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A lush forest sits next to a field of charred trees in Vila Nova Samuel, Brazil. Lingering smoke in the Amazon caused concern among Brazilians who say that respiratory problems, particularly among children and the elderly, have increased as fires in the region rage.

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Smoke rises from a rainforest in Altamira, Para state, Brazil. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said that Latin America's Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by weeks of devastating fires.

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A devastated area of Amazon rainforest is seen in Altamira, Para state, Brazil.

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An area left scorched by fires is seen in the Menkragnoti indigenous reserve of the Kayapo indigenous group of Amazon rainforest in Altamira, Para state, Brazil.

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Smoke rises from several burning fires in Altamira, Para state, Brazil.

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S Aswatha Narayana holds a gold medal which he won at the 45th WorldSkills in the water technology category competition held in Tatarstan, Russia.

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Two coaches of the Hyderabad-New Delhi Telangana Express engulfed in flames at Asaoti station in Palwal district of Haryana. Fire broke out in two coaches of the train at 7:43 am.

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London metropolitan police search and arrest an anti-Brexit supporter in front of the Houses of Parliament in central London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson maneuvered to give his political opponents even less time to block a no-deal Brexit before the Oct. 31 withdrawal deadline, winning Queen Elizabeth II's approval to suspend Parliament.

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Actress Alessandra Mastronardi poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala of the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Model Elsa Hosk poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Model Sofie Richie poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Model Jasmine Sanders poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Model Iman poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Model Isabeli Fontana poses for photographers upon arrival at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy.

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Model Jasmine Sanders poses for photographers upon arrival at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy.

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Model Isabeli Fontana poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala of the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Model Candice Swanepoel poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Actresses Catherine Deneuve, left, and Juliette Binoche pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Model Martha Hunt poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala of the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Actor Brad Pitt poses for photographers upon arrival at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy.

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Singer Mel B poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Actresses Juliette Binoche, from right, director Kore-eda Hirokazu, actresses Catherine Deneuve, Manon Clavel, Clementine Grenier and Ludivine Sagnier pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Truth' and the opening gala at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy.

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Jury members Shinya Tsukamoto, from left, Piers Handling, Stacy Martin, Mary Harron, Jury President Lucrecia Martel, Paolo Virzì and Rodrigo Prieto pose for photographers at the photo call for the jury at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during the launch of Fit India Movement on National Sports Day, at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari and others as he arrive during the launch of Fit India Movement on National Sports Day, at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Indian athlete Man Kaur and others during the launch of Fit India Movement on National Sports Day, at Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during the launch of Fit India Movement on National Sports Day, at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty and others as he arrive during the launch of Fit India Movement on National Sports Day, at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

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(L-R) Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir during the launch of Fit India Movement on National Sports Day, at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

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Fire broke out in two coaches of the Hyderabad-New Delhi Telangana Express train at Asaoti station in Palwal district of Haryana.

Participants perform Yoga during an event to launch the Fit India Movement on National Sports Day, at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to Football player Gurpreet Singh Sandhu during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol near International border on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers patrol near International border on the outskirts of Jammu.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award upon Paralympic silver-medallist Deepa Malik, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. Malik is the first Indian woman para-athlete and the oldest to be conferred the award but training commitments kept co-awardee Bajrang Punia away from the ceremony.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award upon Paralympic silver-medallist Deepa Malik, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2019 to Gagan Narang and Padam Singh (L) representing Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to Women cricket Player Poonam Yadav during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to Body Builder S. Bhaskaran during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to Badminton Player Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to Para-Badminton player Pramod Bhagat during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Dhyanchand Award 2019 to Tennis Player Nitten Kirrtane during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Tenzing Norway National Adventure Award 2018 to Prabhat Raju Koli during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Dhyanchand Award 2019 to former Hockey Player Manuel Fredricks during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Tenzing Norway National Adventure Award 2018 for Land Adventure to Aparna Kumar during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Tenzing Norway National Adventure Award 2019 to Subedar Major Wangchuk Sherpa during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind confers Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy 2019 to the representatives of Panjab University, Chandigarh during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Dhyanchand Award 2019 to wrestler Manoj Kumar during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Dronacharya Award 2019 to Badminton Coach Vimal Kumar during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to Wrestler Pooja Dhanda during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to Athlete Swapna Barman during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to Kabaddi player Ajay Thakur during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to hockey coach Merzban Patel during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to Table Tennis player Harmeet Rajul Desai during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Dronacharya Award 2019 to Cricket coach Sanjay Bhardwaj during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents Arjuna Award 2019 to Boxing player Sonia Lather during the National Sports and Adventure Award 2019, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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A pedestal fan is installed to quick dry the idols as an elderly Indian artisan makes clay idols of elephant headed god Ganesh in a makeshift studio in Kolkata. The idols are being prepared for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturti festival.

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A woman looks at an idol of elephant-headed god Ganesha ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival at a workshop in Hyderabad.

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A school girl walks past unfinished clay idols of elephant headed god Ganesh in a makeshift studio which are covered with plastic sheet to protect from rain in Kolkata.

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A artist prepares idols of elephant-headed god Ganesha ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival at a workshop in Hyderabad.

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Vendors wait for customers at a sugarcane wholesale market in Kolkata.

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Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri during a press conference at India Habitat Center, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah being garlanded by Gujarat Revenue Minister Kaushik Patel and state MoS for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja during the launch of electric or battery operated city bus for Ahmedabad City Transport.

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An artist gives finishing touch to clay sculptures of Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at a workshop, at Krishnanagar in Nadia district of West Bengal.

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Bollywood actors Sonam Kapoor and Dulquer Salmaan pose during the trailer launch of their upcoming film 'The Zoya Factor', in Mumbai.

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An elephant calf along with two wild elephants walk along a road at Nelliyampathy in Palaghat district of Kerala. Wild elephants and other animlas often leave their territory in pursuit of better habitat.

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Veteran cricketer Sachin Tendulkar interacts with elderly residents playing carrom at St Anthony’s Old Age Home for Women, in Mumbai. This visit is part of the ongoing National Sports Day where Tendulkar encouraged everyone to take up a sport and remain fit and healthy.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visits an experimental farm of Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) of DRDO during Ladakhi-Kisan-Jawan-Vigyan Mela, at Leh.

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Former Congress president and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi interacts with flood-affected victims, in Wayanad.

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Mid-day meal workers during a protest rally pressing for their various demands, in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Adviser to the President of France Emmanuel Bonne, in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference, in Guwahati. Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey is also seen.

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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar during a meeting with former state Governor and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Gopal Krishna Gandhi, at Raj Bhavan in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel check vehicles during high-alert, in Ahmedabad. Security has been beefed up at major ports in Gujarat and other key installations in the coastal region following intelligence inputs of possible infiltration by terrorists from Pakistan through the sea route.

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Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi distributes sweets among party leaders during inauguration of MP Office at Mukkam, in Kozhikode.

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Home Minister Amit Shah and Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani attend a convocation ceremony at the Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University in Gandhinagar.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates Ladakhi-Kisan-Jawan-Vigyan Mela organised by Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) of DRDO, at Leh.

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Baby elephants rub their trunks against a tree at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. Countries that are part of an international agreement on trade in endangered species agreed to limit the sale of wild elephants, delighting conservationists but dismaying some of the African countries involved.

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Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, sails into New York harbor aboard the Malizia II. The zero-emissions yacht left Plymouth, England on Aug. 14. She is scheduled to address the United Nations Climate Action Summit on Sept. 23.

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A marine works to put out a fire in the Chiquitania Forest in Santa Rosa de Tucabaca, on the outskirts of Robore, Bolivia. While some of the fires are burning in Bolivia's share of the Amazon, the largest blazes were in the Chiquitanía region of southeastern Bolivia. It's zone of dry forest, farmland and open prairies that has seen an expansion of farming and ranching in recent years.

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An Anti-Brexit supporter wearing a Boris Johnson mask is seen near the Houses of Parliament in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament, throwing down the gauntlet to his critics and causing outrage among opposition leaders who will have even less time to thwart a no-deal Brexit.

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Anti-Brexit supporters carry a flare near the Cenotaph in central London.

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Shopfronts burn in Pretoria, South Africa. Police fired rubber bullets as protests erupted in the central business district of South Africa's capitol Pretoria with rioters setting several small businesses in the area alight. The Sowetan newspaper said the chaos broke out Wednesday after local taxi drivers clashed with drug dealers operating in the area.

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Firefighters damp-down an area after a wildfire on a hill in the eastern Athens suburb of Vironas. The weather has helped fuel dozens of wildfires across the country as forest fires are common in Greece during the hot, dry and windy summer months.

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An helicopter helps to damp-down a hill area after a wildfire in the eastern Athens suburb of Vironas.

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A protestor with a mask of Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson demonstrates outside Downing Street inProtest London.

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A man in a giant Boris Johnson 'head' digs a grave at the foot of a pretend tombstone outside Downing Street in London.

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Anti-Brexit supporters take part in a protest near the Houses of Parliament in central London.

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Police officers guard the scene outside a bar where more than 20 people died in an overnight attack, in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said "the criminals went in, closed the doors, the emergency exits, and set fire to the place."

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People light up their smartphones as they take part in a rally at the financial district in Hong Kong. Several thousand people protest against what they called sexual violence by the police, as one protester said last week that she had been strip-searched unnecessarily. In another incident, a female protester's skirt became flipped up as police carried her away. Police have denied any wrongdoing in both cases.

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In this frame grab taken from a video provided by Marta Carpinelli to the Associated Press Television, smoke billows from the volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli. The Stromboli volcano has erupted, spewing fiery chunks of lava onto the tiny Italian island and alarming residents and tourists. The National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology says a strong volcanic explosion just after noon sent flaming lava rolling down the volcano's slopes to the edge of the sea. A similarly spectacular eruption in July on Stromboli killed an Italian hiker.

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