Skopje, Macedonia. A protester writes on the facade of the Ministry of Justice during the so-called colourful revolution

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A protester write on the facade of the Ministry of Justice building with color spray during an anti-government protest in Skopje, in a series of protests dubbed Colourful Revolution - 20 May 2016

Schoolgirls sit in their classroom at the Saif al-Dawla school as they take part in an art project organised as part of a local initiative to shift the children’s minds from the atrocities of the Syrian war

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Schoolgirls sit in their classroom at the Saif al-Dawla school as they take part in an art project organised as part of a local initiative to shift the children’s minds from the atrocities of the Syrian war

Valparaiso, Chile. Anti-government demonstrators clash with riot police as President Michelle Bachelet delivered her annual address to the nation

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Anti-government demonstrators and riot police clash during a rally, as Chile's President Michelle Bachelet delivers a speech inside the National Congress, in Valparaiso city, Chile .

Lanterns fly into the air at the temple of Borobudur during the celebrations for Vesak

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Magelang, Indonesia Sky lanterns during Vesak Day celebrations, commemorating the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha, on May - Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images

A smugglers’ boat full of migrants overturns off the coast of Libya

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A smugglers’ boat full of migrants overturns off the coast of Libya

A schoolgirl runs past a burning barricade in the Kibera slum during a demonstration by opposition supporters calling for a change of leadership

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A schoolgirl runs past a burning barricade in Kibera slum, Nairobi on May 2016 during a protest by Cord supporters against electoral agency commissioners. Cord MPs on May 2016 claimed police targeted protesters in Luo Nyanza during anti-IEBC demos.

McLaren’s Jenson Button races during the first practice of the Monaco grand prix

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McLaren’s Jenson Button races during the first practice of the Monaco grand prix

Federal police covered in dust arrive to join the forces surrounding the city

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Iraqi Federal police covered in dust arrive to join the forces surrounding Fallujah, Iraq.

Families flee the city of Fallujah with the help of Iraqi forces

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Families flee the city of Fallujah with the help of Iraqi forces

Spain’s Rafael Nadal serves to Sam Groth of Australia during the first round of the French Open at Roland Garros

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Spain’s Rafael Nadal serves to Sam Groth of Australia during the first round of the French Open at Roland Garros

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children prepare a giant bonfire in the neighborhood of Mea Shearim during the celebration of Lag BaOmer

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children prepare a giant bonfire in the neighborhood of Mea Shearim during the celebration of Lag BaOmer

Workers put up a barbed wire fence in Idomeni parallel to the railway tracks, which have been blocked by refugees and migrants for more than a month

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Workers put up a barbed wire fence in Idomeni parallel to the railway tracks, which have been blocked by refugees and migrants for more than a month

Children wear masks while studying in a classroom in Karo district as Mount Sinabung continues to spew out volcanic ash

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Primary school children wear masks while looking out a classroom window as Mount Sinabung spews volcanic ash in North Sumatra, Indonesia, on May

Riot police stand guard behind a fire as refinery workers blockade the oil depot in Douchy-Les-Mines, France

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Riot police stand guard behind a fire as refinery workers blockade the oil depot in Douchy-Les-Mines, France

A man holds a bouquet of flowers and a torch as he faces riot police during a demonstration in Lyons against the government’s planned labour reforms

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A man holds a bouquet of flowers and a torch as he faces riot police during a demonstration against the government’s planned labour reform, on May 2016 in Lyon, central eastern France.

Rangers fans set off flares after Kenny Miller scored during the Scottish Cup final against Hibernian at Hampden Park

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Rangers fans set off flares after Kenny Miller scored during the Scottish Cup final against Hibernian at Hampden Park

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