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Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, travel in a vehicle as they re-enter Iraq from Syria at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing in Fishkhabour, Dohuk province.


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A giant flower carpet is seen at Brussels' Grand Place. This year's theme for the flower carpet is Turkey and around 750,000 begonias were needed to create the 1,800 square meter flower carpet design, according to the event organisers.


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School boys with their faces painted in the colours of India's national flag, take part in India's Independence Day celebrations in Jammu. India commemorates its Independence Day on Friday.


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A Russian convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine travels along a road south of the city of Voronezh.


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A protester takes shelter from smoke billowing around him in Freguson, Mo. Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent Wednesday night.

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A South Korea security guard peers out of a glass door during Pope Francis and South Korean President Park Geun-hye's meeting at the presidential house in Seoul, .

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Sean Tucker pilots his plane along with two members of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels in preparation for the 56th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show in Chicago, Illinois.


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Barbora Spotakova of Czech Republic competes in the women's javelin throw final during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich.


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Italy's Fabrizio Schembri makes an attempt in the men's triple jump final during the European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Lisa Ryzih of Germany competes in the women's pole vault during the European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich .


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Members of the Hungarian team perform during the team synchronized swimming free preliminary at the LEN Swimming European Championships in Berlin, Germany.

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