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A grey seal pup lies in the grass at the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust's Donna Nook nature reserve in Grimsby. Seal pup numbers have increased on last year with over 800 pups born at the reserve so farDan Kitwood/Getty Images
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A CCTV camera is seen in front of a large poster opposite a London Underground stationToby Melville/Reuters
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People take photos of a Christmas tree made up of Japanese Manga character Doraemon at a shopping mall in SingaporeReuters
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An illuminated Ferris wheel is pictured at the Christmas market at Alexanderplatz in Berlin, on its opening day. Christmas markets across Germany will open this week and stay open through the end of DecemberSean Gallup/Getty Images
A traditional Saman dance is performed by 5,057 boys and elders from the ethnic Gayo tribe in Indonesia's Aceh provinceAFP
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London Mayor Boris Johnson helps to promote the forthcoming NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters event near Tower BridgeLeon Neal/AFP
Meryl Streep
US President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Meryl Streep at the White House. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation's highest civilian honourAlex Wong/Getty Images
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Protesters demonstrate in Times Square, New York, after the grand jury's decision to not charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael BrownCarlo Allegri/Reuters
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A protester waves a modified black-and-white US flag in Ferguson, Missouri following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael BrownJewel Samad/AFP
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A resident, lying shirtless, keeps warm as another approaches the blazing skeleton of Juanita's Fashions R Boutique in Ferguson, Missouri, after it was burned to the groundAdrees Latif/Reuters
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A protester stands in the street after being treated for tear gas exposure in FergusonAdrees Latif/Reuters
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A demonstrator reacts during a rally held in Santiago, Chile, in support of the 43 missing Mexican trainee teachersReuters
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Agents authorised by bailiffs remove barricades on Argyle Street in the Mongkok district of Hong KongChris McGrath/Getty Images
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A member of security detains a suspect after a blast in the diplomatic quarter of KabulReuters
Jammu and Kashmir state assembly elections
Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station in Dangarpora during the first phase of the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly electionsDanish Ismail/Reuters
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A damaged dome is seen in the yard of an Orthodox church damaged by recent shelling in the Kuibyshevski district of Donetsk, eastern UkraineReuters
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Residents stand on the rubble of a collapsed building in Cairo's northern district of Matariya. At least 13 people were killed when a seven-storey building collapsedAFP