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Early birds enjoy the view of the #EiffelTower at sunrise from #Trocadero Plaza in #Paris Tuesday morning.
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(๐Ÿ“ท @ludovicmarin / @afpphoto) #๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

A malnourished child is fed a special formula by her mother at a regional hospital in #Baidoa in southwestern #Somalia on March 15. Thousands of desperate Somalis have streamed into the area seeking food and medical care as a result the country's prolonged #drought , overwhelming local and international aid agencies.
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The new patients, mostly children, show signs of chronic malnourishment when they arrive at therapeutic clinics run by @UNICEF.
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Somalia's drought is threatening 3 million lives, according to @unitednations, where families have had to move from one place to another in order to reach international aid agencies that cannot distribute food in areas under the control of al-Shabab, Somali's homegrown Islamic extremist rebels who are affiliated to al-Qaida.
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Women hold hands in silence along Westminster Bridge to remember the victims of last week's attack in #London , on Sunday.
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(๐Ÿ“ท Neil Hall / @reuters) #๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

A Syrian woman pulls her husband on a wheelchair as they evacuate their home following an airstrike in the rebel-held town of #Hamouriyeh , Syria on Saturday.
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The airstrike hit a main street in the #Damascus suburb killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 50, activists said, causing wide destruction in the area.
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Clashes on multiple fronts between government forces and insurgent groups have caused some of #Syria& #39;s worst violence in weeks.
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Russia's opposition put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with scores of protest rallies spanning the vast country. Almost all of Sunday's rallies were unsanctioned, but thousands gathered in cities from the Far East port of #Vladivostok to the "window on the West" of St. Petersburg.
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It was the biggest show of defiance since the 2011-2012 wave of demonstrations that rattled the Kremlin and led to harsh new laws aimed at suppressing dissent.
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An organization that monitors Russian political repression, OVD-Info, said it counted more than 800 people arrested in the #Moscow demonstrations alone.
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Moscow: Sergei Karpukhin / @reuters
Moscow: Andrew Lubimov / @ap.images
Moscow: Maxim Shemetov / @reuters
Vladivostok: Yuri Maltsev / @reuters
St. Petersburg: Dmitri Lovetsky / @ap.images
Moscow: @ap.images
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A scuffle broke out on a beach where supporters of President Donald Trump were marching when counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray in #HuntingtonBeach on Saturday.
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The violence erupted when the march of about 2,000 people at Bolsa Chica State Beach reached a group of about 30 counter-protesters, some of whom began spraying the irritant, according to police.
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Three people were arrested on suspicion of illegal use of pepper spray and a fourth person was arrested on suspicion of assault and battery.
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(๐Ÿ“ท @patrickfallon / @reuters) #california

Skier @michelemaccabelli races the Lofoten Skimo in Svolvar, #Norway on March 18. The arctic race is one of three ski mountaineering competitions which take participants through the #Lofoten Islands.
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A federal officer carries an injured boy through a destroyed train station during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic state militants on the western side of #Mosul , Iraq.
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The American-led military coalition in Iraq said it is investigating reports that as many as 200 civilians were killed in a U.S. airstrike on the city last week.
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An estimated 750 civilians have been killed or wounded since the push to retake the western half of the city began in late January.
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(๐Ÿ“ท: @felipedana / @ap.images) #Iraq #๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ถ

A boy stands with his dog near his destroyed home after an explosion and a fire at a military arsenal in Ukraine's #Kharkiv region near the border with Russia on Friday.
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The fire at the depot in #Balaklia , which holds large-caliber artillery rounds and is one of #Ukraine& #39;s largest, erupted early Thursday, prompting the evacuation of around 20,000 people.
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"This is a disappointing day for us. Doing big things is hard. All of us, myself included, will need time to reflect how we got to this moment, what we could have done to do it better," House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters shortly after Republicans abruptly pulled their health care bill from the floor on Friday, just minutes ahead of a planned vote, dealing a devastating blow to efforts by President Donald Trump and the GOP to repeal and replace #Obamacare .
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#Ryan said he told Trump at the White House that they didn't have the votes to pass the bill.
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Germanyโ€™s #BrandenburgGate is illuminated with the colors of the British flag to show solidarity with the victims of the recent attack in #London , in #Berlin on Thursday.
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President Donald Trump got in the driverโ€™s seat of an 18-wheeler as he welcomed truck drivers and trucking CEOs to the #WhiteHouse to discuss health care on Thursday. The president took the opportunity to blow the big-rigโ€™s horn twice.
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โ€œNo one knows America like truckers know America,โ€ the president said in a video he later posted to Twitter. โ€œEvery town, every forest, from border to border, from ocean to ocean.โ€
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(๐Ÿ“ท Jim Lo Scalzo/ @epaphotos) #๐Ÿš›

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