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  • A Kurdish refugee from the Syrian town of Kobani shows victory sign as a rainbow forms over the camp in the southeastern town of Suruc, Turkey, Oct. 16, 2014.
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  • A thick blanket of smoke is seen against the setting sun as young ragpickers search for reusable material at a garbage dump in New Delhi, Oct. 17, 2014. India launched the Air Quality Index to measure air quality across the nation, which is home to some of the most polluted cities in the world.
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  • Guillaume Roland, a professional mountaineer, balances on a highline during the European Highline Meeting on the top of the Moleson mountain in the Swiss Alps, near Fribourg, Switzerland, Oct. 17, 2014. Balancing on the highline is a more extreme thrill than balancing on a slackline, because it is done in dangerous altitudes.
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  • Police stand guard in front of the members of the Occupy movement during a clash in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong, Oct. 17, 2014. Police have begun to take measures to remove the blockades put in place by pro democracy supporters following weeks of protests.
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  • A model showcases designs on the runway during the Alice Auaa show as part of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tokyo 2015, Oct. 16, 2014 in Tokyo.
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  • Photographer Karim Bechara used a long exposure to produce this breathtaking image posted to his <a href="https://www.facebook.com/karim.beik" target="external">Facebook account</a> and captioned: "The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time." on Oct. 16, 2014.
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  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II walks through a field of ceramic poppies at The Tower of London, Oct. 16, 2014.
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  • A woman looks at notes stuck to a stairwell outside Hong Kong's Government complex, Oct. 16, 2014, in Hong Kong.
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  • Pandas made up of moso bamboo scraps are exhibited at Yang City, Oct. 15, 2014, in Yangzhou, China. About 100 pandas are exhibited to draw people's attention to forest protection.
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  • Activists and supporters of Ukrainian nationalists hold flares and flags, as they march past Independence Square during a rally in Kiev, Ukraine, Oct. 14, 2014.
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  • A Spanish Civil Guard pulls an African migrant from a border fence during an attempt to cross into Spanish territories between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave of Melilla, Oct., 15, 2014.
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  • Danilo Ortiz of Paraguay's Cerro Porteno, left, fights for the ball with Santiago Silva of Argentina's Lanus during a Copa Sudamericana soccer match in Asuncion, Paraguay, Oct. 14, 2014.
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  • Pope Francis' mantle is blown by the wind as he delivers his message during the weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Oct. 15, 2014.
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  • A man fixes a tarpaulin on his stall during a dust storm on the banks of the Ganges river in Allahabad, India, Oct. 13, 2014.
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  • Japanese Shrine Parishioners of the Matsubara team carry their Yatai during the first day of the Nada Fighting Festival at the Matsubara Shrine, Oct. 14, 2014, in Himeji, Japan.
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  • Ukrainian supporters clash with police during protests demanding the government recognizes the Ukrainian Insurgent Army soldiers as fighters of independence, in Kiev, Oct. 14 2014.
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  • Pastor Charles Burton lies on the driveway at the Ferguson, Mo., police station as a chalk drawing is made as a memorial to Michael Brown, Oct. 13, 2014. Activists planned a day of civil disobedience to protest Brown's shooting in August and a second police shooting in St. Louis last week.
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  • Protesters take part in a rally outside of Hong Kong Government Complex, Oct. 13, 2014, Hong Kong.
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  • A surfer walks from the water as a severe storm hit Sydney at Bronte Beach, Oct. 13, 2014, in Sydney.
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  • Syrian Kurd Kiymet Ergun, in Mursitpinar, Turkey, gestures as thick smoke rises following an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition in Kobani, Syria as fighting continued between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, Oct. 13, 2014.
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  • Sailboats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbor, Italy, Oct. 12, 2014. The annual Barcolana regatta in the Gulf of Trieste is one of the largest sailing races in the world with over 1800 participants.
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  • A Jewish worshipper recites the priestly blessing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City during the holiday of Sukkot, Oct. 12, 2014.
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  • Marc Marquez of the Repsol Honda Team heads down a straight during the MotoGP race, Oct. 12, 2014, Motegi, Japan.
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