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This detailed close-up of a slug was captured by Getty Images photographer Dan Kitwood in Ladywell Park, LondonDan Kitwood/Getty Images
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Residents on a boat fish near partially submerged trees flooded by an overflowing river after Typhoon Rammasun, the strongest storm to hit southern China in 40 years, battered Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous RegionReuters
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Salvage master Nick Sloane supervises operations as the towing operation of cruise liner Costa Concordia gets under way at Giglio Island. A convoy of 14 vessels will tow the Concordia to a port near Genoa, where it will be broken up for scrap, completing one of the biggest maritime salvage operations in historyReuters
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A Ukrainian policeman watches as a train carrying the remains of the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17 arrives in the city of Kharkiv in eastern UkraineReuters
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Malaysian air crash investigators take photos of the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17Reuters
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A young boy takes a picture of a crater in the road in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after Ukrainian forces clashed with separatist pro-Russian rebelsAFP
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Ukrainian politicians fight during a session in Parliament in KievReuters
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Babies are placed alongside dolls and doll parts covered in fake blood, symbolising the death of children in Gaza, during a demonstration in BerlinReuters
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Palestinian security forces carry the body of Mahmoud al-Shawamrah during his funeral in the West Bank town of Al-Ram near Jerusalem. Israeli troops shot al-Shawamrah during clashes with stone-throwers in the occupied West BankReuters
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The grandmother of Israeli soldier private first class Jordan Bensimon cries over his coffin during his funeral in Ashkelon, Israel. Bensimon was 22 and originally from FranceGetty
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A protester wearing a Palestinian flag throws flowers into the Mediterranean sea during a demonstration against Israel's military action in Gaza, at Rawshe rock in BeirutReuters
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A boy looks through the gates of Kensington Palace, decorated with balloons, flags and messages for Prince George's first birthdayReuters
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Camilla is reflected in a mirror as she browses stalls at the Fashion Festival in the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh, ScotlandGetty
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David Cameron poses for a selfie with locals in the Town Hall in Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Cameron is the first British Prime Minister to visit the Shetland Islands for 34 yearsGetty
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Former US President Bill Clinton poses with delegates at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, AustraliaGetty
Members of the public take part in a candlelight vigil at Federation Square in Melbourne to mourn people who have died of HIV/AIDS and the victims of flight MH17Getty