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Mourners carry the coffin of one of the 35 people whose bodies were found in a shipping container, in the town of Al-Qalaa, about 120 km south-west of Tripoli.

Mourners carry the coffin of one of the 35 people whose bodies were found in a shipping container, in the town of Al-Qalaa, about 120 km south-west of Tripoli.

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People wearing the club jerseys of Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl light candles during a commemorative service in a church in Yaroslavl. At least 44 people were killed when a Russian jet carrying hockey players of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl to their first match of the KHL (Kontinental Hockey League) season crashed on takeoff.

People wearing the club jerseys of Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl light candles during a commemorative service in a church in Yaroslavl. At least 44 people were killed when a Russian jet carrying hockey players of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl to their first match of the KHL (Kontinental Hockey League) season crashed on takeoff.

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In this photo taken on Wednesday, a young Indian boy reads a picture on a wall at a government run school on International Literacy Day in Allahabad, India.

In this photo taken on Wednesday, a young Indian boy reads a picture on a wall at a government run school on International Literacy Day in Allahabad, India.

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T-shirts featuring a character called the "ObaMao" which puts President Barack Obama's face between Mao Zedong's iconic cap and jacket is sold at a street stall in Shanghai, China.

T-shirts featuring a character called the "ObaMao" which puts President Barack Obama's face between Mao Zedong's iconic cap and jacket is sold at a street stall in Shanghai, China.

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Students with their bodies painted take part in a demonstration in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia, as part of a national march in defense of public education.

Students with their bodies painted take part in a demonstration in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia, as part of a national march in defense of public education.

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Protesters shout slogans and hold up placards as they march past the New South Wales Parliament in Sydney. An estimated 30,000 people packed Sydney's Domain to protest against the New South Wales government's treatment of public sector workers.

Protesters shout slogans and hold up placards as they march past the New South Wales Parliament in Sydney. An estimated 30,000 people packed Sydney's Domain to protest against the New South Wales government's treatment of public sector workers.

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A Libyan woman carrying her two children gestures at the port in Tripoli, as she waits for the first passenger ship from Tripoli to go to Benghazi since the start of the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi's rule.

A Libyan woman carrying her two children gestures at the port in Tripoli, as she waits for the first passenger ship from Tripoli to go to Benghazi since the start of the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi's rule.

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A soldier stand guard at the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. About 100 marines deployed to help patrol the Alemao slum complex a day after soldiers were fired on by gang members

A soldier stand guard at the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. About 100 marines deployed to help patrol the Alemao slum complex a day after soldiers were fired on by gang members

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