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Ethiopian migrants walk on the side of a highway leading to the western Yemeni town of Haradh on the border with Saudi Arabia. Plagued by sandstorms, drought, gun runners and drug smugglers, the 1,800-km strip of land along the Yemeni-Saudi border has long been a desolate, dangerous place.

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People hold umbrellas as they cross a flooded street by stepping on wooden tables and ladders amid heavy rainfalls in Wuhan, Hubei province, China.

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A worker cleans the roof of the National Grand Theatre, nicknamed "The Egg", on a sunny day in Beijing, China.

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Teenagers sell flowers and balloons on the street on Mother's Day in Managua.

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Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi receives flowers from migrant workers from Myanmar, as she visits them in Samut Sakhon province. Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi ventures outside Myanmar for the first time in 24 years on Tuesday in an unmistakable display of confidence in the liberalisation taking shape in her country after five decades of military rule.

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Protesters march in the streets of Montreal to protest against tuition hikes and Quebec's Bill 78 aimed at controlling student demos.


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Fans of Zenit St. Petersburg soccer team fight with riot police after the Russian Premier League match between Zenit St. Petersburg and Dinamo Moscow at the Petrovsky stadium in St. Petersburg.

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A striking coal miner places a burning tyre onto a barricade on the A-66 motorway to protest against the government's spending cuts in the mining sector, in Campomanes, near Oviedo, northern Spain.

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