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An eight-week-old white lion cub roars as he receives his first medical check-up at the safari-park in Hodenhagen, Lower-Saxony, Germany. The cubs, four eight-week-old white lion and four sixteen-week-old white tiger cubs, were all born at the park, and have yet to be named.


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A man lies on the street during clashes outside the Labour Ministry in Athens. Greek unionists blocked the entrance to the Labour Ministry on Wednesday and clashed with police after they detained a group of 30 people, mainly members of the communists-affiliated PAME, who occupied the Minister's office during an anti-austerity protest.


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Indian children with their heads shaved and dressed like Mahatma Gandhi assemble at an event to mark his death anniversary in Chennai, India. Gandhi was assassinated on this day in 1948.

Arun Sankar K/AP

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A runner in shorts rounds a bend as record-breaking temperatures hit in Toronto.


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Nathan Varnes, of Cartersville, Ga., helps search a destroyed home for a dog after a tornado struck in Adairsville, Ga. A fierce storm system that roared across Georgia has left at least one person dead after it demolished buildings and flipped vehicles on Interstate 75 northwest of Atlanta.

David Goldman/AP

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Free Syrian Army fighters run for cover as a tank shell explodes on a wall during heavy fighting in the Ain Tarma neighbourhood of Damascus.


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Members of Berri-Otxoak, a social pressure group, perform a Via Crucis (Way Of The Cross) wearing signs reading "The Basque government buries social rights", in protest at reductions in social services by Basque government organization Lanbide in Bilbao, Spain.


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A woman shed tears as she is embraced during the funeral of Gustavo Goncalves, the most recent victim of the Kiss nightclub fatal fire, raising the death toll to 235, in Santa Maria, Brazil. A fast-moving fire roared through the crowded, windowless nightclub in this southern Brazilian city early Sunday. The first funeral services were held Monday for the victims. Most of the dead were college students 18 to 21 years old, but they also included some minors.

Felipe Dana/AP

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