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Stick for education changes

A demonstrator prepares to throw a stick at riot police officers during a demonstration against the government to demand changes in the education system in Santiago, August 21. Chilean students demand changes and the end of the profiteering in t

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Freestyle celebrations

Team Italy celebrates after winning the women's 4x200m freestyle final at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin August 2. Pictured are Alice Mizzau, Chiara Masini Luccetti, Stefania Pirozzi and Federica Pellegrini. - Reuters/

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3D spine model

A medical staff member displays a spine model implanted with a 3D-printed artificial axis at Peking University Third Hospital in Beijing, August 14. Chinese doctor Liu Zhongjun has successfully implanted an artificial axis produced by a 3D print

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Thunderstorm rainbow

A summer rainbow breaks through an isolated and quickly moving thunderstorm as it passes through Encinitas, California August 20, 2014. Picture taken August 20. - Reuters/Mike Blake

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The World of Kois

Zoo owner Manny Tangco gives a kiss to a giant Japanese Koi carp while children watch, as part of the zoo's newest attraction dubbed "The World of Kois", in Malabon city, north of Manila August 22. - Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

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Styrofoam boat paddling

Children paddle, as they use discarded styrofoam as makeshift boats, to collect floating plastic recyclables on the Manila Bay to sell to junk shops for 10 pesos (2 cents) per kilogram, in Navotas City, north of Manila August 22. - Reute

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Kuoni Group revenues decline by 1pc

Kuoni Group, a leading travel and travel-related service provider, generated a turnover of CHF 2479.5 million ( $ 2.71 billion ) in the first half this year, a decline of 1 per cent compared to the figures during the same period last year.

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Pet sculpture

Chinese artist Zhou Jie works on an iron wire sculpture that depicts a pet dog at Beijing Art Now Gallery, in Beijing. Zhou started her art project titled "36 Days" on August 9, in which she would live inside an exhibition hall with an

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‘Keys to Mosul’

Peshmerga fighters stand guard at Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on August 21. Despite its structural faults, the country's biggest dam at 3.6 km long, built by a German-Italian consortium in the 1980s, is a vital water and power source for Mosu

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Rescue mission

Fire-fighters ride on an eight-wheeled vehicle at a site where a landslide swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima, western Japan on August 21. At least 36 people, including several children, were killed in Japan on Wedne

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