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A dead eel and fish are seen in a dry pond at the Marais Breton in Villeneuve-en-Retz, as a historical drought hits France, August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A dead eel and fish are seen in a dry pond at the Marais Breton in Villeneuve-en-Retz, as a historical drought hits France, August 8, 2022. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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Supporters of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr gash their heads with blades during a ceremony marking Ashura, the holiest day on the Shi'ite Muslim calendar, at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Supporters of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr gash their heads with blades during a ceremony marking Ashura, the holiest day on the Shi'ite Muslim calendar, at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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A man reacts as he attempts to extinguish a burning shack after community members burned shacks and belongings as they searched for alleged illegal miners known as ‘zama-zamas’ as a protest, following alleged rape of eight models on July 28 when a...more

A man reacts as he attempts to extinguish a burning shack after community members burned shacks and belongings as they searched for alleged illegal miners known as ‘zama-zamas’ as a protest, following alleged rape of eight models on July 28 when a television crew filmed a music video at a mine dump in the nearby township, in the West Rand, South Africa. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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A woman using an umbrella takes photographs of a road that was flooded after torrential rain, at a traditional market in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A woman using an umbrella takes photographs of a road that was flooded after torrential rain, at a traditional market in Seoul, South Korea. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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General view as fireworks are seen while Ozzy Osbourne performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

General view as fireworks are seen while Ozzy Osbourne performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
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A lightning strikes through smoke from fuel storage tanks that exploded near Cuba's supertanker port in Matanzas, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A lightning strikes through smoke from fuel storage tanks that exploded near Cuba's supertanker port in Matanzas, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A Palestinian man carries his sons on a motorbike as a ceasefire between Israel and Islamic Jihad militants holds in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian man carries his sons on a motorbike as a ceasefire between Israel and Islamic Jihad militants holds in the southern Gaza Strip. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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A tourist boat sails back at the end of the Doubs canyon on the drought-affected Doubs River on the border with France in Les Brenets, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

A tourist boat sails back at the end of the Doubs canyon on the drought-affected Doubs River on the border with France in Les Brenets, Switzerland. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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A woman gestures outside a polling centre by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission during the general election in Nairobi, Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

A woman gestures outside a polling centre by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission during the general election in Nairobi, Kenya. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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Ozzy Osbourne performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony. REUTERS/John Sibley

Ozzy Osbourne performs during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony. REUTERS/John Sibley
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Members of Britain's Conservative Party leadership candidate Liz Truss's team check their phones during a visit to the Onside Future Youth Zone in London, Britain. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/Pool

Members of Britain's Conservative Party leadership candidate Liz Truss's team check their phones during a visit to the Onside Future Youth Zone in London, Britain. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/Pool
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People watch smoke over fuel storage tanks that exploded near Cuba's supertanker port in Matanzas, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

People watch smoke over fuel storage tanks that exploded near Cuba's supertanker port in Matanzas, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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General view of fireworks during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony. REUTERS/Phil Noble

General view of fireworks during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Shi'ite Muslims gather ahead of Ashura, the holiest day on the Shi'ite Muslim calendar, in Najaf, Iraq. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Shi'ite Muslims gather ahead of Ashura, the holiest day on the Shi'ite Muslim calendar, in Najaf, Iraq. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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A Shi'ite pilgrim prays during a ceremony ahead of Ashura, the holiest day on the Shi'ite Muslim calendar, in the holy city of Kerbala, Iraq. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa Al-Deen

A Shi'ite pilgrim prays during a ceremony ahead of Ashura, the holiest day on the Shi'ite Muslim calendar, in the holy city of Kerbala, Iraq. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa Al-Deen
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Shi'ite Muslims take part in a mourning procession to mark Ashura in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya

Shi'ite Muslims take part in a mourning procession to mark Ashura in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya
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A man holding a machete reacts next to a fire after community members burned shacks and belongings as they searched for alleged illegal miners known as ‘zama-zamas’ as a protest, following alleged rape of eight models on July 28 when a television...more

A man holding a machete reacts next to a fire after community members burned shacks and belongings as they searched for alleged illegal miners known as ‘zama-zamas’ as a protest, following alleged rape of eight models on July 28 when a television crew filmed a music video at a mine dump in the nearby township, in the West Rand, South Africa. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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