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A man is doused with milk and sprayed with mist after tear gas was fired by security forces trying to disperse demonstrators protesting against the shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriAdrees Latif/Reuters
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A police officer bearing a "less lethal weapon" talks to a demonstrator protesting against the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriJoshua Lott/Reuters
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Children gesture and chant, "Hands up, don't shoot" as their school bus drives past the scene where St Louis metropolitan police earlier shot and killed a man wielding a knife in the St Louis areaLucas Jackson / Reuters
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John West, a resident of Ferguson, Missouri, hands a rose to a police officer, showing his appreciation with help in clean-up effortsMark Kauzlarich/Reuters
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A woman wearing a sign looks at her phone during a demonstration against police treatment of the predominantly African-American community in FergusonLucas Jackson / Reuters
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A Palestinian fighter from the Izz el-Deen al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, stands inside a tunnel. A rare tour that Hamas granted to a Reuters reporter, photographer and cameraman appeared to be an attempt to dispute Israel's claim that it had demolished all of the Islamist group's border infiltration tunnelsReuters
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Palestinians flee their houses at the scene of what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike, in Gaza CityReuters
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People stand inside a makeshift bomb shelter in the town of Makiyivka in eastern UkraineAFP
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Ten-year-old Saah Exco lies in a back alley of the West Point slum in Monrovia, Liberia. The boy was one of the patients pulled out of a holding centre for suspected Ebola patients when the facility was overrun by a mob on Saturday. A local clinic Tuesday refused to treat the boy, according to residents, because of the danger of infectionJohn Moore/Getty Images
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A month's worth of rain in one night triggered landslides that slammed into the outskirts of Hiroshima. Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris in least five valleys in the suburbs of the western Japanese cityReuters
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Tracer bullets ricochet off their targets as Japanese Ground Self-Defence Force tanks fire their machine guns during a night session of an annual training exercise at Higashifuji training field near Mount Fuji in Gotemba, west of TokyoReuters
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Competitors dive into the pool at the start of a women's 200m freestyle heat at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic GamesReuters
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Cleaners abseil down one of the faces of Big Ben, to clean and polish the clock face. A week has been set aside for the cleaning of what is officially known as the Great Clock, which is set in the Elizabeth Tower above the Houses of Parliament in LondonReuters
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Workers begin demolishing one of Battersea Power Station's chimneys. The four iconic chimneys will be entirely rebuilt over the course of the next two years. The regeneration of the 42-acre Battersea Power Station site will see the construction of over 1,300 homes, a 160-room hotel and 350,000 square feet of retail and restaurant spaceGetty
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Madame Tussauds unveil a new wax figure of Beyonce in Regent's Park, LondonGetty