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The Queen leads the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, LondonJustin Tallis/AFP
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Prince Harry lays a poppy wreath as he joins British troops and service personal remaining in Afghanistan as they gather for a Remembrance Sunday service at Kandahar AirfieldMatt Cardy/Getty Images
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Prime Minister David Cameron plants a ceramic poppy at an art installation at the Tower of London. The installation, called 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' was created by artist Paul Cummins to mark the centenary of the start of World War OneStefan Rousseau/Pool/Reuters
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Chelsea Pensioners parade during the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, LondonJustin Tallis/AFP
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Crowds gather as 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' is illuminated at the Tower of London. The installation of over 888,000 red ceramic poppies was created by artist Paul Cummins, each poppy representing a British or Commonwealth fatality during World War OneNeil Hall/Reuters
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A photograph of Corporal Thomas William Belton of the Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, who died in Belgium in World War One at the age of 25, is placed on railings surrounding the 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' installation in the moat of the Tower of LondonPeter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
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A serviceman bows his head as both serving and former commandos gather during the Commando Memorial Service in Spean Bridge, Scotland, to pay their respect to the service men and women who fought in the two world wars and subsequent conflictsJeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
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The Brandenburg Gate is illuminated during a street party organised by German government to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin WallRobert Michael/AFP
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Fireworks illuminate the Brandenburg Gate during celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin WallSean Gallup/Getty Images
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Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev attends celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, at the Brandenburg GateAdam Berry/Getty Images
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Balloons that were part of the 'Lichtgrenze' (Border of Light) installation are released in Ebertstrasse near Potsdamer Platz, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin WallThomas Krumenacker / Reuters
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People gather around candles placed in the shape of a cross on a street in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in remembrance of the victims of Typhoon HaiyanChris McGrath/Getty Images
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A woman prays at the Ruriden, a mausoleum in Tokyo that uses LED lights to illuminate over 2,000 glass Buddha statues in alcoves, each housing the ashes of peopleToru Hanai/Reuters
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Skulls of Paulino and Juanita are seen on a table a day before the "Dia de los natitas" (Day of the Skull) celebrations at a cemetery in La Paz. Many Bolivians keep relatives' skulls at home and flock to the cemetery chapel once a year to have them blessed to bring themselves good fortuneDavid Mercado/Reuters
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Protesters set fire to the wooden door of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's ceremonial palace in Mexico City during a protest denouncing the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers, who were abducted six weeks agoEdgard Garrido/Reuters
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Police use water cannons to disperse students protesting against the Turkish government's education policies in AnkaraAdem Altan/AFP
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A member of Colombia's indigenous Nasa tribe walks past a mural stencil before the start of the trial of seven alleged FARC members accused of murdering two leaders of their tribe, in Toribio. When crimes are committed in aboriginal territory, the punishment is decided by the community, not the national justice systemLuis Robayo/AFP
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People queue at a polling station to cast their ballots in a symbolic Catalan independence vote in BarcelonaAlbert Gea/Reuters
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Shadows are cast by a pair competing in the IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport European Championships in Lomianki, PolandKacper Pempel/Reuters
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Ground personnel carry International Space Station crew member Maxim Suraev shortly after landing near the town of Arkalyk in northern Kazakhstan. Russian cosmonaut Suraev and two space station crewmates, Reid Wiseman from the United States and Alexander Gerst from Germany, returned safely to Earth with a parachute landing of their Soyuz capsule in KazakhstanShamil Zhumatov/Reuters
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A white tiger cub looks at a fly in his enclosure at the Attica Zoological Park in Spata, east of AthensLouisa Gouliamaki/AFP