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Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa visits municipalities affected by the wildfires

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (2-R) comforts an elderly man, during a visit to the municipalities in the center of the country affected by the wildfires of the previous weekend, in Santa Comba, Vouzela, Portugal, 19 October 2017. EPA-EFE/NUNO ANDRE FERREIRA

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Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (2-R) comforts an elderly man, during a visit to the municipalities in the center of the country affected by the wildfires of the previous weekend, in Santa Comba, Vouzela, Portugal, 19 October 2017. EPA-EFE/NUNO ANDRE FERREIRA

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British Prime Minister Theresa May holds a news conference on the second day of the European Council Meeting in Brussels, 20 October 2017. European leaders meet in Brussels on 19 and 20 October 2017 to discuss most pressing issues, including migration, defence, foreign affairs and digitalisation and to review the latest developments in the negotiations following the United Kingdom's notification of its intention to leave the EU. EPA-EFE/JULIEN WARNAND

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrators block a bus path during a protest against army recruitment in Jerusalem, Israel, 19 October 2017. The Ultra-Orthodox community in Israel declared a 'day of rage' and held demonstrations and blocked roads in several places throughout the country protesting against army recruitment. EPA-EFE/ABIR SULTAN

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An Indonesian banana vendor takes a nap as he waits for customers at a local market in Lumajang, East Java Indonesia, 20 October 2017. According to media reports, Indonesia's Central Bank expects that the country's economic growth in 2018 will reach 5.26 per cent. EPA-EFE/FULLY HANDOKO

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Albert Rivera, the leader of the Spanish 'Ciudadanos' (Citizens) party, is framed by microphones pointed at him by reporters as he addresses the media in Oviedo, Asturias, northern Spain, 20 October 2017. Rivera stated that during his last meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy they agreed to call for elections in Catalonia in January 2018 in exchange for Upper Chamber's PP members support for the execution of the Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution. Media reports describe this article of the Spanish Constitution as allowing the central government in Madrid to use the 'neccessary methods' to force a regional government to 'comply with the obligations of the Constitution or other laws it imposes' and to give 'orders to 'all authorities' of regional governments' to protect the 'interests of Spain'. EPA-EFE/ALBERTO MORANTE

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Zlin's Daniel Holzer (L) in action against Copenhagen's Peter Ankersen (R) during the UEFA Europa League Group F soccer match between FC Zlin and FC Copenhagen in Olomouc, Czech Republic, 19 October 2017. EPA-EFE/LUKAS KABON

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A Chinese attendant looks through curtains before the Tibet open delegation discussions of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the Great Hall of the People (GHOP) in Beijing, China, 19 October 2017. China holds the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China, the country's most important political event where the party's leadership is chosen and plans are made for the next five years. Xi Jinping is expected to remain as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China for another five-year term. EPA-EFE/ROMAN PILIPEY

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Republican Senator from Iowa Chuck Grassley (L) and Ranking Member of the committee Democratic Senator from California Dianne Feinstein (R) listen to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (C) testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the US Department of Justice, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 18 October 2017. EPA-EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

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A view of the Al-Na'im roundabout after its liberation in central Al-Raqqa, Syria, 18 October 2017 (issued 19 October 2017). The Al-Na'im roundabout also known as the 'Roundabout of Hell', located in the center of the city of Al-Raqqa, has been the last to be liberated by US backed Syrian forces from the grip of the organization of the so-called Islamic State (IS, ISIS or ISIL). The roundabout was used by ISIS extremists to perform public executions, beheadings and crucifixions during their three-year rule of the city. EPA-EFE/YOUSSEF RABIH YOUSSEF

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A firefighter walks near fire engines during a fire at the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar, 19 October 2017. A fire broke out at the 5-star lakefront hotel early in the morning of 19 October and burned down more than half of the whole structure. Kandawgyi Palace Hotel was originally built by the British as an exclusive rowing club in 1934 and attracts visitors with its traditional Myanmar architecture featuring the lavish use of teak wood. EPA-EFE/LYNN BO BO

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A yellow leaf of a maple tree floats in a pond at Ostankino park in Moscow, Russia, 18 October 2017. Moscow is bracing for cooler weather in the coming days. EPA-EFE/SERGEI ILNITSKY

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President of the Catalonian regional Government Carles Puigdemont (L) attends the extraordinary meeting of the PDeCAT party, in downtown Barcelona, Spain, 18 October 2017, following the imprisonment of leaders of pro-independence organizations Catalonian National Assembly, Jordi Sanchez, and Omnium Cultural, Jordi Cuixart. National Court magistrate Carmen Lamela sent to prison to Sanchez and Cuixart for a sedition offense, on 16 October 2017. EPA-EFE/Toni Albir

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Afghan officials inspect the scene of Taliban attack in Ander district of Ghazni, Afghanistan, 17 October 2017. At least 15 people were killed when Taliban militants attacked district council building in Ghazni. Over the last two and a half years, the Afghan government has been losing ground to the Taliban and now controls only 57 percent of the country, according to the United States Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). EPA-EFE/STRINGER

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Israeli Border Police arrest an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrators blocking the Jerusalem light rail during a protest against army recruitment in Jerusalem, Israel, 17 October 2017. On 12 September, the Israeli Supreme Court rejected a goverment bill exempting Haredi service from the Israeli army. EPA-EFE/ABIR SULTAN

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A man rests in the shade in Gibara, Cuba, 17 October 2017. EPA-EFE/ALEJANDRO ERNESTO

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Chinese stewardesses carry umbrellas during rain before the opening ceremony of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the Great Hall of the People (GHOP) in Beijing, China, 18 October 2017. China holds the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China, the country's most important political event where the party's leadership is chosen and plans are made for the next five years. Xi Jinping is expected to remain as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China for another five-year term. EPA-EFE/ROMAN PILIPEY

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Yemeni students gather in lines for morning assembly on the first week of a new school year at a public school allegedly bombed by Saudi-led airstrikes in the central province of Ibb, Yemen, 18 October 2017. According to reports, nearly 4.5 million Yemeni students have trooped to elementary and secondary schools in the conflict-affected Arab country where dozens of schools and colleges have been bombed and closed since March 2015, when the Saudi-led military coalition launched an airstrike campaign against the Houthi rebels and their allied forces across Yemen. EPA-EFE/YAHYA ARHAB

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Spartak Moscow's Luiz Adriano (R) in action against Sevilla's goalkeeper Sergio Rico (L) during the UEFA Champions League group E soccer match between Spartak Moscow and Sevilla FC in Moscow, Russia, 17 October 2017. EPA-EFE/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

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Filipino soldiers conduct patrol in the ruined city of Marawi, southern Philippines, 17 October 2017. The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte announced that the city of Marawi is liberated after five months of fighting between the Philippine armed forces and rebels allied to the Islamic State terror group. Rodrigo Duterte's announcement came a day after the army killed Isnilon Hapilon, the self-proclaimed emir of the IS in Southeast Asia and leader of the Islamist rebels in southern Philippines. EPA-EFE/JOEFFREY MAITEM

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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge flips over after crashing into the wall as he cacthes a fly ball off the bat of Houston Astros batter Yuli Gurriel in the top of the fourth inning of game three of the Major League Baseball (MLB) American League Championship Series (ALCS) playoffs at Yankee Stadium in New York City, New York, USA, 16 October 2017. The Astros lead the best-of-seven series 2-0. EPA-EFE/JASON SZENES

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US President Donald J. Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (not pictured) speak to the media after meeting for lunch at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 16 October 2017. President Trump answered questions about Puerto Rico, North Korea, health care, and Hillary Clinton. EPA-EFE/JIM LO SCALZO

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US model Zion Moreno poses during a photocall for the TV show 'Slay' at the annual MIPCOM television content market in Cannes, France, 16 October 2017. The media event runs from 16 to 19 October. EPA-EFE/SEBASTIEN NOGIER

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An Alpine Ibex is pictured on the top of Schonguetsch mountain (2319m) above Brienz, in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, 16 October 2017. (issued 17 October) EPA-EFE/ANTHONY ANEX

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Autumn colored vineyards around the castle of Hambach in Hambach near Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany, 17 October 2017. EPA-EFE/RONALD WITTEK

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