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May calls Trump on North Korea after ministers’ UK attack warning

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UK instructing vacancies ‘up almost a quarter since 2015’

EU and UK proceed to have ‘major differences on Brexit divorce bill’, admits Davis

Submarine holder claims journalist died when she was hit by hatch

Boom or bust? Ahead of legalisation California’s pot growers face a big problem

One in three UK businesses ‘failing to combat modern slavery’

Findings have prompted calls for harsher penalties for organisations that don’t obey

British soldiers arrested over neo-Nazi terror offences

Boys alleged to be members of outlawed far-right ‘National Act’ group

Brexit still might not happen, City economists predict

Morgan Stanley forecasters still see a ‘modest’ chance that the UK performs a u-turn on Brexit

Scotland to ‘phase out’ all fresh petrol and diesel vehicles

Nicola Sturgeon outlines plans to ‘massively expand’ pilot projects to encourage uptake of electrical vehicles

Trump ‘crushed’ by departure of his long-serving bodyguard

Keith Schiller known as President’s closest confidant outside his family and described by West Wing insiders as ‘protector, gate-keeper and wing man’

‘F*** off back to your country’: Ex-Brook House detainee speaks out

‘One detainee cut himself in front of staff. They just sat there and laughed. He cut himself so badly that the blood was just pouring out,’ ex-detainee Michael tells The Independent

Hundreds of Grenfell survivors treated for PTSD – and most still not rehoused

Families should not be ‘coerced to stir or make snap decisions simply so I have better numbers to report’ in the Commons, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid says

North Korea’s nuclear test site ‘at risk of imploding’

Regime risks deep throating top off mountain and spreading radiation across region, leading nuclear researcher says

Backlash after GMB invites ‘gay cure therapist’ onto the display

Comedian Julian Clary appeared directly after Dr Michael Davidson and made it clear he was not affected that the ‘gay conversion’ advocate had been given a platform

Stir over milk, dark and white. scientists just invented a fresh flavour of chocolate

The red-hued treat is said to be an intense sensorial delight

talking points

Stephen Dorrell The Government’s Brexit stance risks turning us into Trump’s America

Andrew Buncombe Trump will never understand the energy immigrants bring to the US

Sufiya Ahmed Aung San Suu Kyi was one of my thickest role models – not anymore

Leo Torres I’m a ‘Dreamer’ and now under Donald Trump I face losing everything

Vince Cable Widening inequality is largely a US and UK phenomenon – why?

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Andy Burnham A third of kids in Greater Manchester are not ready for school

The reality is it is firmer to be a youthful parent today. Many do not have a basic income that will permit them to feed their children decently, never mind buy books to help with reading

Ben Chu There is no economic question to which Brexit is the response

Matthew Norman How to stop Donald Trump from causing World War Three

For how long will as brittle and volatile a creature restrain himself to empty threats while the portly dictator derides his manhood in the most potentially lethal round of geopolitical willy-waving since 1962? Something must be done

Glosswitch While you feast the third royal baby, think about these women

It’s an unhappy coincidence that the announcement of a third royal baby comes in the same year the Government deems third babies a luxury not every family has earned

Mary Dejevsky Strange as it sounds, this might be a sob for help from North Korea

Given the amount of US military hardware in Asia and the continuing lack of a peace treaty inbetween North Korea and the South, it would be entirely rational for Kim to be looking for a stable and secure peace, but to remain intent on doing so without betraying weakness

Will Gore Clinton came the closest to solving the North Korea problem

At least the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki brought a terrible war to an end. Should a nuclear warhead be deployed by or against North Korea, it would embark a conflict of hideous proportions

Matthew Norman Why does May want to stay on as Prime Minister?

Perhaps she puts blind faith in the British habit of eventually becoming fond of those it despises, if they stick around and soak up the scorn for long enough. The drawback there is that the process takes at least twenty years

These will be the twenty one most powerful economies in 2030

Emerging markets will embark to predominate rankings of the world’s top economies by 2030, according to a report published earlier this year.


US pet owners are getting their pets high – and it’s not good

Is that why Snoop Dogg is always so mellow?

Top chefs expose the guilty pleasure foods they are ashamed to eat

‘I used to be addicted to steak slices’

Is this the most hipster festival on the planet?

Laura Chubb probes Pickathon, the epitome of all things Portland

Mum dies from uncommon condition after providing birth to triplets

It affects just one in 100,000 women


Hillary Clinton attacks Bernie Sanders for permitting Trump’s ‘Crooked Hillary’ to flourish

Israel holds hefty military drill ‘simulating war’ with Hezbollah

Hawaii considers introducing universal basic income

Seattle glazed in ash after wildfires cause it to fall like snow

Trump ghostwriter says he will donate all royalties to immigrants

All Muslims in Burma facing persecution after ‘massacre’ of Rohingyas

Syrian army violates Isis siege on Deir Ezzor after three years

Cambodia’s opposition leader charged with treason

North Korea spotted ‘moving ICBM to west coast’

Trump announces he is selling Japan and South Korea military equipment

Long reads

How our obsession with whiter skin became dangerous

Societies all over the world are obsessed with whiter skin. It’s a multibillion-dollar industry – and it’s fuelling discrimination, drug resistance and riskily invasive procedures

Getting rid of my smartphone revolutionised my life

The devices are a cause of, and remedy from, our precarious and high-anxiety life under late capitalism – and are rewiring our brains to resemble computers

How the gutter press treated Princess Diana

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death, David Barnett looks at how the ‘People’s Princess’ became the ‘most hunted person of the modern age’ and asks when will those who overstep the mark learn their lesson

Sarajevo – a cosmopolitan capital in an ethnically cleansed state

Max Clements reflects on the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, twenty five years on from the longest siege in modern history – and one of the bloodiest

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Sean O’Grady The royal family needs to be nationalised – for their own sake

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A masked witness points to the police officers suspected of killing 17-year-old Kian delos Santos as she testifies during a senate hearing in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines

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(L-R) Brazil’s President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for a group photo during the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Cente rin the Fujian province

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This undated picture released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) looking at a metal casing with two bulges at an undisclosed location. North Korea has developed a hydrogen bomb which can be loaded into the country’s fresh intercontinental ballistic missile, the official Korean Central News Agency claimed on three September. Questions remain over whether nuclear-armed Pyongyang has successfully miniaturised its weapons, and whether it has a working H-bomb, but KCNA said that leader Kim Jong-Un had examined such a device at the Nuclear Weapons Institute.

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A lady looks on as muslims suggest prayers during the Eid al-Adha festival in Agartala

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A cyclist looks at a truck flipped into floodwater in Port Arthur, Texas

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People attend prayers for the Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia

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U.S. Marine Corps F-35B fighter jets (front) and South Korean air Force’s F-15K fly over South Korea during a joint military drill

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Pope Francis is greeted by pilgrims as he arrives to lead his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter’s square at the Vatican

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Retiring paramilitary policemen prepare for a group photo before retirement in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China

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The sun sets on the playa as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gathered for the annual Searing Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada

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A member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) tells a Rohingya female not to come on Bangladesh side. Thousands of people have fled their homes following two days of violence in a deepening crisis in the state of Rakhine in Myanmar. Members of the Muslim Rohingya minority escaped to the border with Bangladesh but Bangladeshi border guards are turning them back.

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100 newlyweds wearing Han Dynasty style garments attend a group wedding in Pingdingshan, Henan province of China.

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Protesters block rail tracks during a demonstration of “Ende Gelaende” activists against the open cast Garzweiler brown coal mining near Vanikum, Germany.

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Italian Police use a water cannon as they clash with refugee squatters who had occupied a puny square in central Rome

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Thailand’s Patsapong Amsam-ang competes in the boys’s pole-vault athletics final of the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) at the Bukit Jalil national stadium in Kuala Lumpur

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A child reacts after a big wave on a waterfront as Typhoon Hato hits Hong Kong

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Soldiers march during a switching of the Guard at the Mamayev Kurgan World War Two memorial elaborate and Mother Homeland statue (back) in Volgograd, Russia

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Italian emergency workers rescue a baby (C) after an earthquake hit the popular Italian tourist island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, causing several buildings to collapse overnight. A magnitude-4.0 earthquake struck the Italian holiday island of Ischia, causing destruction that left two people dead at peak tourist season, authorities said, as rescue workers struggled to free two children from the rubble

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Harm to the portside is visible as the Guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) steers towards Changi naval base in Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC. The USS John S. McCain was docked at Singapore’s naval base with “significant harm” to its hull after an early morning collision with the Alnic MC as vessels from several nations searched Monday for missing U.S. sailors.

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A protester covers her eyes with a China flag to imply Queen of Justice during the rally supporting youthfull activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow in central in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow were jailed last week after being convicted of unlawful assembly.

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An extreme cycling enthusiast performs a stunt with a bicycle before falling into the East Lake in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. This activity, which requires participants to rail their bikes and hop into the lake, attracts many extreme cycling enthusiasts from the city.

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People gather around tributes laid on Las Ramblas near to the scene of yesterday’s terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain. Fourteen people were killed and dozens injured when a van hit crowds in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona on Thursday. Spanish police have also killed five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils to stop a 2nd terrorist attack.

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Participants take part in Panjat Pinang, a pole climbing contest, as part of festivities marking Indonesia’s 72nd Independence Day on Ancol beach in Jakarta. Panjat Pinang, a tradition dating back to the Dutch colonial days, is one of the most popular traditions for celebrating Indonesia’s Independence Day.

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Demonstrators participate in a march and rally against white supremacy in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Demonstrations are being held following clashes inbetween white supremacists and counter-protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend. Heather Heyer, 32, was killed in Charlottesville when a car allegedly driven by James Alex Fields Jr. barreled into a crowd of counter-protesters following violence at the Unite the Right rally.

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South Korea protesters hold placards with an illustration of U.S. President Donald Trump during a during a 72nd Liberation Day rally in Seoul, South Korea. Korea was liberated from Japan’s 35-year colonial rule on August 15, one thousand nine hundred forty five at the end of World War II.

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The Chattrapathi Shivaji Terminus railway station is lit in the colours of India’s flag ahead of the country’s Independence Day in Mumbai. Indian Independence Day is celebrated annually on fifteen August, and this year marks seventy years since British India split into two nations Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan and millions were uprooted in one of the largest mass migrations in history

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A demonstrator holds up a picture of Heather Heyer during a demonstration in front of City Hall for victims of the Charlottesville, Virginia tragedy, and against racism in Los Angeles, California, USA. Rallies have been planned across the United States to demonstrate opposition to the violence in Charlottesville

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Jessica Mink (R) embraces Nicole Jones (L) during a vigil for those who were killed and injured when a car plowed into a crowd of anti-fascist counter-demonstrators marching near a downtown shopping area Charlottesville, Virginia

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White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the “alt-right” clash with counter-protesters as they inject Lee Park during the “Unite the Right” in Charlottesville, Virginia. After clashes with anti-fascist protesters and police the rally was announced an unlawful gathering and people were coerced out of Lee Park

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A North Korean flag is seen on top of a tower at the propaganda village of Gijungdong in North Korea, as a South Korean flag flutters in the wind in this picture taken near the border area near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea

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A firefighter extinguishes flames as a fire engulfs an informal settlers area beside a sea in Manila

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A rally in support of North Korea’s stance against the US, on Kim Il-Sung square in Pyongyang.

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Rocks from the collapsed wall of a hotel building cover a car after an earthquake outside Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan province

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People in Seoul, South Korea walk by a local news program with an pic of US President Donald Trump on Wednesday nine August. North Korea and the United States traded escalating threats, with Mr Trump menacing Pyongyang “with fire and fury like the world has never seen”

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A Maasai woman waits in line to vote in Lele, one hundred thirty km (80 miles) south of Nairobi, Kenya. Kenyans are going to the polls today to vote in a general election after a tightly-fought presidential race inbetween incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and main opposition leader Raila Odinga

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Pro-government supporters march in Caracas, Venezuela on seven August

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Children plead after releasing paper lanterns on the Motoyasu sea facing the Atomic Bomb Dome in remembrance of atomic bomb victims on the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, western Japan.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (L), accompanied by defence minister Sergei Shoigu, gestures as he fishes in the remote Tuva region in southern Siberia.

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A family claiming to be from Haiti haul their luggage over the US-Canada border into Canada from Champlain, Fresh York, U.S. August Three, 2017.

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A disabled man prepares to cast his vote at a polling station in Kigali, Rwanda, August Four, 2017

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ATTENTION EDITORS -People carry the figure of Yawar Nissar, a suspected militant, who according to local media was killed during a gun battle with Indian security coerces at Herpora village, during his funeral in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district August Four, 2017.

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A general view shows a flooded area in Sakon Nakhon province, Thailand August Four, 2017.

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A plane landed in Sao Joao Beach, killing two people, in Costa da Caparica, Portugal August Two, 2017

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Hermitage Capital CEO William Browder waits to testify before a continuation of Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on alleged Russian meddling in the two thousand sixteen presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 27, 2017

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TOPSHOT – Moto taxi driver hold flags of the governing Rwanda Patriotic Front’s at the beginning of a parade in Kigali, on August 02, 2017. Incumbent Rwandan President Paul Kagame will close his electoral campaigning ahead of the August Four, presidential elections which he is widely expected to win providing him a third term in office

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TOPSHOT – Migrants wait to be rescued by the Aquarius rescue ship run by non-governmental organisations (NGO) “SOS Mediterranee” and “Medecins Sans Frontieres” (Doctors Without Borders) in the Mediterranean Sea, thirty nautic miles from the Libyan coast, on August Two, 2017.

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Two children hold a placard picturing a plane as they take part in a demonstration in central Athens outside the German embassy with others refugees and migrants to protest against the limitation of reunification of families in Germany, on August Two, 2017.

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Flames pour out as clashes break out while the Constituent Assembly election is being carried out in Caracas, Venezuela, July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

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People in the village of Gabarpora carry the remains of Akeel Ahmad Bhat, a civilian who according to local media died following clashes after two militants were killed in an encounter with Indian security compels in Hakripora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, August Two, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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– Incumbent Rwandan President Paul Kagame gestures as he arrives for the closing rally of the presidential campaign in Kigali, on August Two, two thousand seventeen while supporters greet him. Rwandans go the polls on August Four, two thousand seventeen in a presidential election in which strongman Paul Kagame is widely expected to cruise to a third term in office.

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Soldiers of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) get ready for the military parade to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the foundation of the army at Zhurihe military training base in Internal Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

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Cyclists at the embark of the very first stage of the Tour de Pologne cycling race, over 130km from Krakow’s Main Market Square, Poland

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Israeli border guards keep see as Palestinian Muslim worshippers plead outside Jerusalem’s old city overlooking the Al-Aqsa mosque compound

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A supporter of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif passes out after the Supreme Court’s decision to disqualify Sharif in Lahore

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Australian police officers participate in a training screenplay called an ‘Armed Offender/Emergency Exercise’ held at an international passenger terminal located on Sydney Harbour

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North Korean soldiers observe the south side as the United Nations Directive officials visit after a commemorative ceremony for the 64th anniversary of the Korean armistice at the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas

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Bangladeshi commuters use a rickshaw to cross a flooded street amid strenuous rainfall in Dhaka. Bangladesh is experiencing downpours following a depression forming in the Bay of Bengal.

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The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft for the next International Space Station (ISS) team of Paolo Nespoli of Italy, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Russia, and Randy Bresnik of the U.S., is transported from an assembling hangar to the launchpad ahead of its upcoming launch, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan

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A protester shouts at U.S. President Donald Trump as he is eliminated from his rally with supporters in an arena in Youngstown, Ohio

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Indian supporters of Gorkhaland chant slogans tied with chains during a protest march in capital Fresh Delhi. Eastern India’s hill resort of Darjeeling has been rattled at the height of tourist season after violent clashes broke out inbetween police and hundreds of protesters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) – a long-simmering separatist movement that has long called for a separate state for ethnic Gorkhas in West Bengal. The GJM wants a fresh, separate state of “Gorkhaland” carved out of eastern West Bengal state, of which Darjeeling is a part.

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Demonstrators clash with riot security compels while rallying against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela. The banner on the bridge reads “It will be worth it”

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The Heathcote sea as it rises to high levels in Christchurch, Fresh Zealand. Mighty rain across the South Island in the last twenty four hours has caused widespread harm and flooding with Dunedin, Waitaki, Timaru and the broader Otago region announcing a state of emergency.

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A mourner begs at a memorial during an event to commemorate the very first anniversary of the shooting spree that one year ago left ten people dead, including the shooter in Munich, Germany. One year ago 18-year-old student David S. shot nine people dead and injured four others at and near a McDonalds restaurant and the Olympia Einkaufszentrum shopping center. After a city-wide manhunt that caused mass funk and injuries David S. shot himself in a park. According to police David S., who had dual German and Iranian citizenship, had a history of mental troubles.

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Palestinians react following rip gas that was shot by Israeli compels after Friday prayer on a street outside Jerusalem’s Old City

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Ousted former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra welcomes supporters as she arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok, Thailand

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Marek Suski of Law and Justice (PiS) (C) party scuffles with Miroslaw Suchon (2nd L) of Modern party (.Nowoczesna) as Michal Szczerba of Civic Platform (PO) (L) party holds up a copy of the Grind Constitution during the parliamentary Commission on Justice and Human Rights voting on the opposition’s amendments to the bill that calls for an overhaul of the Supreme Court in Warsaw

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A firefighter stands near a grass fire as he prepares to defend a home from the Detwiler fire in Mariposa, California

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Michael Lindell ,CEO of My Cushion reacts as U.S. President Donald Trump attends a Made in America roundtable meeting in the East Room of the White House

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Giant pandas lie beside ice blocks at Yangjiaping Zoo in Chongqing, China. Yangjiaping Zoo provided yam-sized ice blocks for giant pandas to help them liquidate summer warmth

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People rail camels in the desert in Dunhuang, China, as stage ten of The Silkway Rally resumes

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17th FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Team North Korea practice under coach supervision

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IAAF World ParaAthletics Championships – London, Britain – July 17, 2017

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Workers check power lines during maintenance work in Laian, in China’s eastern Anhui province

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Russia Kamaz’s driver Dmitry Sotnikov, co-drivers Ruslan Akhmadeev and Ilnur Mustafin contest during the Stage nine of the Silk Way two thousand seventeen inbetween Urumqi and Hami, China

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull talks with Special Operations Directive soldiers during a visit to the Australian Army’s Holsworthy Barracks in western Sydney

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Fellows in traditional sailor costumes feast after carrying a statue of the El Carmen Cherry, who is adored as the patron saint of sailors, into the Mediterranean Sea during a procession in Torremolinos, near Malaga, Spain

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People participate in a protest in front of the Sejm building (the lower house of the Grind parliament) in Warsaw, Poland. The demonstration was organized by Committee for the Defense of Democracy (KOD). Members and supporters of the KOD and opposition parties protested against switches in the judicial law and the Supreme Court

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People prepare to swim with a portrait of late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong on the bank of the Yangtze Sea in Yichang, Hubei province, China to feast the 51st anniversary of Chairman Mao swimming in the Yangtze Sea.

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A woman takes a selfie picture with her mobile phone next to the statue of Omer Halisdemir in Istanbul, in front of a memorial with the names of people killed last year during the failed coup attempt .

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French President Emmanuel Macron gestures next to US President Donald Trump during the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris.

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Philippine National Police chief Ronald Bato Dela Rosa holds an M60 machine gun during a Gun and Ammunition demonstrate at a mall in Mandaluyong city, metro Manila, Philippines

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker embrace before the EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev, Ukraine

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US President Donald Trump (R) and Very first Lady Melania Trump disembark form Air Force One upon arrival at Paris Orly airport on July 13, 2017, beginning a 24-hour excursion that coincides with France’s national day and the 100th anniversary of US involvement in World War I

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Iraqis walk on a bruised street in west Mosul a few days after the government’s announcement of the liberation of the embattled city from Islamic State (IS) group fighters

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Iraqi boys wash a vehicle in west Mosul a few days after the government’s announcement of the liberation of the embattled city from Islamic State (IS) group fighters

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Afghan policeman pour fuel over jerry cans containing confiscated acetic acid before setting it alight on the outskirts of Herat. Some 15,000 liters of acetic acid, often mixed with heroin, were ruined by counter narcotics police

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Police from the anti-terror squad participate in an anti-terror spectacle among Acehnese dancers during a ceremony to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Indonesian police corps in Banda Aceh

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Residents stand amid the debris of their homes which were ripped down in the evicted area of the Bukit Duri neighbourhood located on the Ciliwung sea banks in Jakarta

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Boys play cricket at a parking lot as it rains in Chandigarh, India

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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at the 22nd World Petroleum Congress (WPC) in Istanbul

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Fresh Mongolia’s president Khaltmaa Battulga takes an oath during his inauguration ceremony in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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US army 1st Division, US air force, US Navy and US Marines, march down the Champs Elysees, with the Arc de Triomphe in the background, in Paris during a rehearsal of the annual Bastille Day military parade

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Participants run ahead of Puerto de San Lorenzo’s fighting bulls during the third bull run of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, northern Spain. Each day at 8:00 am hundreds of people race with six bulls, charging along a winding, 848.6-metre (more than half a mile) course through narrow streets to the city’s bull ring, where the animals are killed in a bullfight or corrida, during this festival, immortalised in Ernest Hemingway’s one thousand nine hundred twenty six novel “The Sun Also Rises” and dating back to medieval times and also featuring religious processions, folk dancing, concerts and round-the-clock drinking.

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Iraqi women, who fled the fighting inbetween government coerces and Islamic State (IS) group jihadists in the Old City of Mosul, sob as they stand in the city’s western industrial district awaiting to be relocated

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US President Donald Trump arrives for another working session during the G20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany

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People climb up on a roof to get a view during riots in Hamburg, northern Germany, where leaders of the world’s top economies gather for a G20 summit

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Anti-capitalism activists protest in Hamburg, where leaders of the world’s top economies will gather for a G20 summit.

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A military helicopter rescues people trapped on the roof of the Ministry of Finance by an intense fire in San Salvador

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Donald Trump arrives to produce a speech at Krasinski Square in Warsaw, Poland.

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A firefighter conducts rescue operations in an area bruised by intense rain in Asakura, Japan.

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Crowds gather for the embark of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain.

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A member of the Iraqi security coerces runs with his weapon during a fight inbetween Iraqi coerces and Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq.

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A U.S. MGM-140 Army Tactical Missile is fired during the combined military exercise inbetween the U.S. and South Korea against North Korea at an undisclosed location in South Korea

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North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un looks on during the test-fire of inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-14

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) wiggles mitts with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony following the talks at the Kremlin

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Belarussian servicemen march during a military parade as part of celebrations marking the Independence Day in Minsk, Belarus

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Ambulance cars and fire engines are seen near the site where a coach burst into flames after colliding with a lorry on a motorway near Muenchberg, Germany

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An aerial view shows women swimming in the Yenisei Sea on a hot summer day, with the air temperature at about thirty two degrees Celsius (89.6 degrees Fahrenheit), outside Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia, June 28, 2017

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Protesters demonstrating against the upcoming G20 economic summit rail boats on Inward Alster lake during a protest march in Hamburg, Germany. Hamburg will host the upcoming G20 summit and is expecting mighty protests across.

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Investigators work at the scene of a car bomb explosion which killed Maxim Shapoval, a high-ranking official involved in military intelligence, in Kiev, Ukraine, June 27, 2017

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Protesters carry a large photo of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo as they march during the annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong. Thousands joined an annual protest march in Hong Kong, hours after Chinese President Xi Jinping packaged up his visit to the city by warning against challenges to Beijing’s sovereignty.

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Jockey Andrea Coghe of “Selva” (Forest) parish rails his pony during the very first practice for the Palio Pony Race in Siena, Italy June 30, 2017

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A man takes pictures with a phone with a Union Flag casing after Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) investigated troops at the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison as part of events marking the 20th anniversary of the city’s handover from British to Chinese rule, in Hong Kong, China June 30, 2017

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A protester against U.S. President Donald Trump’s limited travel ban, approved by the U.S. Supreme Court, holds a sign next to protesters supporting the ban, in Fresh York City, U.S., June 29, 2017

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Israeli Air Force Efroni T-6 Texan II planes perform at an air demonstrate during the graduation of fresh cadet pilots at Hatzerim base in the Negev desert, near the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva

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A woman gestures next to people dumping insecticide on a vehicle during a mosquito-control operation led by Ivory Coast’s National Public and Health Institute in Bingerville, near Abidjan where several cases of dengue fever were reported

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A Libyan coast guardsman observes over as illegal immigrants arrive to land in a dinghy during the rescue of one hundred forty seven people who attempted to reach Europe off the coastal town of Zawiyah, forty five kilometres west of the capital Tripoli, on June 27, 2017. More than 8,000 migrants have been rescued in waters off Libya during the past forty eight hours in difficult weather conditions, Italy’s coastguard said on June 27, 2017

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A man leaves after voting in the Mongolian presidential election at the Erdene Sum Ger (Yurt) polling station in Tuul Valley. Mongolians cast ballots on June twenty six to choose inbetween a pony breeder, a judoka and a feng shui master in a presidential election rife with corruption scandals and nationalist rhetoric

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People attend Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a play ground in the suburb of Sale, Morocco

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A plain-clothes police officer kicks a member of a group of LGBT rights activist as Turkish police prevent them from going ahead with a Gay Pride annual parade on twenty five June two thousand seventeen in Istanbul, a day after it was banned by the city governor’s office.

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Pakistan army soldiers stands guard while rescue workers examine the site of an oil tanker explosion at a highway near Bahawalpur, Pakistan. An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than one hundred people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said.

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Rescue workers search for survivors at the site of a landslide that occurred in Xinmo Village, Mao County, Sichuan province, China

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Student activists shout anti martial law slogans during a protest in Manila on June 23, two thousand seventeen

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A diver performs from the Pont Alexandre III bridge into the Sea Seine in Paris, France, June 23, two thousand seventeen as Paris converts into a giant Olympic park to feast International Olympic Days with a diversity of sporting events for the public across the city during two days as the city bids to host the two thousand twenty four Olympic and Paralympic Games

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Debris and smoke are seen after an OV-10 Bronco aircraft released a bomb, during an airstrike, as government troops proceed their brunt against insurgents from the Maute group, who have taken over parts of Marawi city, Philippines June 23, 2017

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