June 28, 2017
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Forest fire in Spanish Donana nature reserve

View of the damage after the fire in Cuesta Maneli next to Magazon, Huelva, Andalusia, southern of Spain, 26 June 2017. Spanish firefighters and emergency services fight the blaze that broke out at 21.30 local time on 24 June near the Donana nature reserve that ended up reaching the bioreserve. More than 2,000 people were evacuated from their homes, media reports state. The main roads have been reopened while the fire continues on 26 June 2017. EPA/JULIAN PEREZ

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View of the damage after the fire in Cuesta Maneli next to Magazon, Huelva, Andalusia, southern of Spain, 26 June 2017. Spanish firefighters and emergency services fight the blaze that broke out at 21.30 local time on 24 June near the Donana nature reserve that ended up reaching the bioreserve. More than 2,000 people were evacuated from their homes, media reports state. The main roads have been reopened while the fire continues on 26 June 2017. EPA/JULIAN PEREZ

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A protesters holds a mask with the face of Chinese dissident and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo during a protest outside the China Liaison Office in Hong Kong, China, 27 June 2017. Liu has been granted medical parole after being diagnosed with liver cancer, according to the Liaoning Prison Administration Bureau. Liu Xiaobo was imprisoned in 2009 on charges of subversion for calling for greater democracy. EPA/JEROME FAVRE

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Member of the Parliament and doyen of the National Assembly Bernard Brochand (C) delivers an opening speech as he attends the first parliament session since the second round of the legislative elections, in Paris, France, 27 June 2017. The newly elected lawmakers are mostly from President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party 'La Republique En Marche! (LREM, Republic Onwards!). The LREM party won 350 of the 577 lower house seats with the centre-right party Democratic Movement (MoDem). EPA/IAN LANGSDON

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A child sits among rubble of houses destoyed in air strikes during Eid al-Fitr in Al-Nashabiyah, Syria, 26 June 2017. Several families live in Al-Nashabiyah which is considered as a frontline in clashes between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime and opposing forces. EPA/MOHAMMED BADRA

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Children wait at the entrance doors as primary school teachers go on strike, during a protest against the teacher's shortage, work pressure and poor salaries, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 27 June 2017. A nation wide strike which is the first protest that affects parents and students, as all the schools started one hour later than usual. EPA/ROBIN UTRECH

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US President Donald J. Trump (R) and First Lady Melania Trump (L) wait to greet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

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Three people who were rescued from a sinking boat near the Guatape Dam, await for news about their relatives, in Guatape, east of Medellin, Colombia, 25 June 2017. According to official sources, at least nine people died and about 28 went missing after the four-deck passenger boat 'El Almirante' sank on the Guatape reservoir, in northwest Colombia. According to reports, about 150 people were aboard the vessel at the time of the incident. EPA/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

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Oracle Team USA rounds the mark during the eighth race of the America's Cup in the Great Sound, Bermuda, 25 June 2017. Emirates Team New Zealand is challenging the defender, Oracle Team USA, to take home the 35th America's Cup.

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The so called 'Train Kicker' Svetoslav S., accused of having kicked a randomly chosen woman down subway stairs in Berlin, holds a file in front of his face, during his retrial in Berlin, Germany, 26 June 2017. Svetoslav S., whose pictures taken by CCTV were published by the police in the media, is moreover accused of indecent act publicly in front of women, two weeks prior to the subway incident. EPA/CLEMENS BILAN

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Iranian women take part in an Eid-al Fitr prayer ceremony in Tehran, Iran, 26 June 2017. Muslims around the world celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, starting 25 or 26 June in this year, and is celebrated with prayers, readings from the Koran and gatherings with family and friends. EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH

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A man jumps in the air in Seventh Avenue after the annual New York LGBT Pride March in New York, New York, USA, 25 June 2017. The annual march is a civil rights demonstration as well as a political event and a remembrance of past and current struggles. EPA/ALBA VIGARAY

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Players of Spain celebrate after winning the final match between Spain and France during medal ceremony at the EuroBasket Women 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic, 25 June 2017. EPA/MARTIN DIVISEK

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A protester hides behind a wall during protests in Caracas, Venezuela, 22 June 2017. The Office of the Prosecutor has confirmed 75 deaths during the wave of protests that began 01 April. EPA/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the second day of the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, 23 June 2017. European heads of states and governments gather for a two-days European Council meeting on 22 and 23 June which will mainly 'focus on the ongoing efforts to strengthen the European Union and protect its citizens through the work on counterterrorism, security and defence, external borders, illegal migration and economic development', the European Councils said in a press release. EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ

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An aerial view of national park the Deurnese Peel after a fire, in Liessel, The Netherlands, 23 June 2017. According to a fire service spokesperson, some 21 hectares of the Deurnese Peel were destroyed by the fire to date. EPA/Peter Bakker

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Capitol Police carry away a protester during a protest outside the office of Senate Majority Leader Republican Mitch McConnell after Republicans released a draft of their healthcare plan, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 22 June 2017. Republicans released a draft of their healthcare bill that would replace the Affordable Care Act, 22 June, and the bill has received widespread criticism from Democrats. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

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A view of a sick dog rescued from a truck heading towards the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in the improvised shelter near Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China, 22 June 2017. The truck with 1300 dogs was intercepted on a highway near Guangzhou by Chinese and international Animal Rights activists. According to US Jeffrey Beri from the organization 'No Dogs Left Behind', who is veterinarian in chief in an improvised shelter, dogs were packed in cages as many is possible to fit, because cages are sold by kilogram after they arrive to Yulin. About 50 percent of the dogs are sick. At the moment the activists have information of some other trucks on the road to Yulin and they hope to intercept them in the coming days. EPA/Aleksandar Plavevski

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A youth cools himself in a fountain at Szell Kalman Square in Budapest, Hungary, 22 June 2017, as the highest daytime temperature has reached 36 degree Celsius in the capital. The Hungarian health authority has issued the second highest degree heat alert effective until end of 26 June. EPA/Balazs Mohai

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Students clash with riot police in Santiago, Chile, 21 June 2017. Students are demanding increased spending on education and oppose the proposed reforms to higher education offered by the government. EPA/ELVIS GONZALEZ

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A Chinese man rides his electric bicycle at a flooded street on a rainy day in Beijing, China, 22 June 2017. The Chinese central meteorological station on 22 June issued a yellow alert for rains and storms, stating that heavy rain is expected to last until 23 June in Beijing. EPA/WU HONG

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US President Donald J. Trump applauds as he arrives to a rally at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA, 21 June 2017. Trump spoke on his idea to build a solar wall along the US Southern border and on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). EPA/TANNEN MAURY

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Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar (L) is welcomed by European council president Donald Tusk prior to a meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 22 June 2017. European heads of states and governments gather for a two-days European Council meeting on 22 and 23 June which will mainly 'focus on the ongoing efforts to strengthen the European Union and protect its citizens through the work on counterterrorism, security and defence, external borders, illegal migration and economic development', the European Councils said in a press release. EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET

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Muslims gather to pray during the Laylat Al Qadr (Night of Destiny) at A Azhar Mosque in Cairo, Egypt, 21 June 2017. Muslims believe that Laylat Al Qadr, is the holiest nights in the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, and marks the night when the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. EPA/MOHAMED HOSSAM

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Players of New Zealand (black) and Mexico (green) scuffle during the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 group A soccer match between Mexico and New Zealand at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, 21 June 2017. EPA/ARMANDO BABANI

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