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South African firefighters dancing and singing at a farewell ceremony near Johannesburg on Saturday as they prepare to fly to Canada to help fight the Alberta forest fires. With 300 firefighters in the mission, it is the biggest-ever non-military deployment of South Africans on an overseas mission. The government says the firefighters are helping to pay back South Africa's debt to the Canadian people for their support for the anti-apartheid fight.

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Alexander Rossi celebrates in victory circle after winning the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race at Indianapolis Motorspeedway.

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French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel walk at a German cemetery in Consenvoye near Verdun, France.

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Demonstrators attend a protest against rape and violence against women in Brasilia, Brazil.

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One of the 45 bodies of migrants that were recovered by the Italian military ship Vega during its search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean sea, is being disembarked at the harbor of Reggio Calabria, Southern Italy.

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Kasey Lee, Conservation Manager (left) and Evgeniya Khozyzinova unpack 'Lyuba', a 40,000-year-old baby mammoth at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, BC.

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A protester squirts a water gun at Catalan regional police in full riot gear during a protest over the eviction of squatters earlier in the week from "The Expropriated Bank", in Barcelona, Spain.

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A member of the Iraqi security forces fires artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near Falluja, Iraq.

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Albertan Chris Koch, born with no arms or legs, finished the 2016 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon on a longboard at 4:23:12.

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Shelby Rogers of the United States celebrates her victory against Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania at the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros in Paris, France.

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