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Russian law enforcement officers detain men during an unsanctioned rally, after opposition activists called for street protests against the mobilization of reservists ordered by President Vladimir Putin, in Moscow, Russia September 21.      
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Russian law enforcement officers detain men during an unsanctioned rally, after opposition activists called for street protests against the mobilization of reservists ordered by President Vladimir Putin, in Moscow, Russia September 21. ...more

Russian law enforcement officers detain men during an unsanctioned rally, after opposition activists called for street protests against the mobilization of reservists ordered by President Vladimir Putin, in Moscow, Russia September 21. REUTERS/Stringer
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Damaged boats are seen in downtown Fort Myers after Hurricane Ian caused widespread destruction in southwest Florida, September 29.   REUTERS/Marco Bello

Damaged boats are seen in downtown Fort Myers after Hurricane Ian caused widespread destruction in southwest Florida, September 29. REUTERS/Marco Bello

Damaged boats are seen in downtown Fort Myers after Hurricane Ian caused widespread destruction in southwest Florida, September 29. REUTERS/Marco Bello
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Local residents walk on sand after Hurricane Ian pushed the water out of Tampa Bay during its approach to Florida, September 28. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Local residents walk on sand after Hurricane Ian pushed the water out of Tampa Bay during its approach to Florida, September 28. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Local residents walk on sand after Hurricane Ian pushed the water out of Tampa Bay during its approach to Florida, September 28. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Leader of Brothers of Italy Giorgia Meloni holds a sign at the party's election night headquarters in Rome, Italy, September 26.   REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Leader of Brothers of Italy Giorgia Meloni holds a sign at the party's election night headquarters in Rome, Italy, September 26. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Leader of Brothers of Italy Giorgia Meloni holds a sign at the party's election night headquarters in Rome, Italy, September 26. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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A protester lights a fire on the court during the match between Team Europe's Stefanos Tsitsipas and Team World's Diego Schwartzman at the Laver Cup at London's O2 Arena, September 23.       



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A protester lights a fire on the court during the match between Team Europe's Stefanos Tsitsipas and Team World's Diego Schwartzman at the Laver Cup at London's O2 Arena, September 23. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

A protester lights a fire on the court during the match between Team Europe's Stefanos Tsitsipas and Team World's Diego Schwartzman at the Laver Cup at London's O2 Arena, September 23. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
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A demonstrator shaves their head during a protest against the Islamic regime of Iran and the death of Mahsa Amini in New York City, September 27.  
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A demonstrator shaves their head during a protest against the Islamic regime of Iran and the death of Mahsa Amini in New York City, September 27.  REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A demonstrator shaves their head during a protest against the Islamic regime of Iran and the death of Mahsa Amini in New York City, September 27.  REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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The hand of an Orthodox Jew from Israel, arrested after an operation by agents of the National Institute of Migration (INM), where members of her community who entered the country in the last few weeks were detained, is pictured from outside the National Institute of Migration (INM) in Huixtla, in Chiapas state, Mexico, September 25.    REUTERS/Jose Torres

The hand of an Orthodox Jew from Israel, arrested after an operation by agents of the National Institute of Migration (INM), where members of her community who entered the country in the last few weeks were detained, is pictured from outside the...more

The hand of an Orthodox Jew from Israel, arrested after an operation by agents of the National Institute of Migration (INM), where members of her community who entered the country in the last few weeks were detained, is pictured from outside the National Institute of Migration (INM) in Huixtla, in Chiapas state, Mexico, September 25. REUTERS/Jose Torres
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Infowars founder Alex Jones takes the witness stand to testify during the Alex Jones Sandy Hook defamation damages trial at Connecticut Superior Court in Waterbury, Connecticut, September 22.    Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media.

Infowars founder Alex Jones takes the witness stand to testify during the Alex Jones Sandy Hook defamation damages trial at Connecticut Superior Court in Waterbury, Connecticut, September 22. Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media.

Infowars founder Alex Jones takes the witness stand to testify during the Alex Jones Sandy Hook defamation damages trial at Connecticut Superior Court in Waterbury, Connecticut, September 22. Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media.
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A woman wades through chest-deep water after Super Typhoon Noru passed through San Ildefonso, in Bulacan province, Philippines, September 26.    REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A woman wades through chest-deep water after Super Typhoon Noru passed through San Ildefonso, in Bulacan province, Philippines, September 26. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A woman wades through chest-deep water after Super Typhoon Noru passed through San Ildefonso, in Bulacan province, Philippines, September 26. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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A Russian reservist bids farewell to relatives before his departure for a base during the course of partial mobilization of troops, aimed to support the country's military campaign in Ukraine, in the town of Volzhsky in the Volgograd region, Russia, September 28.  
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A Russian reservist bids farewell to relatives before his departure for a base during the course of partial mobilization of troops, aimed to support the country's military campaign in Ukraine, in the town of Volzhsky in the Volgograd region, Russia,...more

A Russian reservist bids farewell to relatives before his departure for a base during the course of partial mobilization of troops, aimed to support the country's military campaign in Ukraine, in the town of Volzhsky in the Volgograd region, Russia, September 28. REUTERS/Stringer
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Dancers perform during the Spring-Summer 2023 Women's ready-to-wear collection show by designer Maria Grazia Chiuri for fashion house Dior during Paris Fashion Week, September 27.  
  REUTERS/Johanna Geron

Dancers perform during the Spring-Summer 2023 Women's ready-to-wear collection show by designer Maria Grazia Chiuri for fashion house Dior during Paris Fashion Week, September 27. REUTERS/Johanna Geron

Dancers perform during the Spring-Summer 2023 Women's ready-to-wear collection show by designer Maria Grazia Chiuri for fashion house Dior during Paris Fashion Week, September 27. REUTERS/Johanna Geron
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Persons head to their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona in Burnt Islands, Newfoundland, Canada, September 27.    REUTERS/John Morris

Persons head to their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona in Burnt Islands, Newfoundland, Canada, September 27. REUTERS/John Morris

Persons head to their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona in Burnt Islands, Newfoundland, Canada, September 27. REUTERS/John Morris
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A portrait of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hangs on the stage during his state funeral at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan, September 27.    

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A portrait of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hangs on the stage during his state funeral at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan, September 27. Frank Robichon/Pool

A portrait of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hangs on the stage during his state funeral at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan, September 27. Frank Robichon/Pool
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A sunflower is pictured amid a sunflower field, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Yeoncheon, South Korea, September 22.    REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A sunflower is pictured amid a sunflower field, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Yeoncheon, South Korea, September 22.    REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A sunflower is pictured amid a sunflower field, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Yeoncheon, South Korea, September 22.    REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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The carcass of an elephant that died during the ongoing drought is seen in the Shaba National Reserve in Kenya, September 22.     REUTERS/Baz Ratner

The carcass of an elephant that died during the ongoing drought is seen in the Shaba National Reserve in Kenya, September 22. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

The carcass of an elephant that died during the ongoing drought is seen in the Shaba National Reserve in Kenya, September 22. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A Ukrainian service member waits in a trench at a position on the frontline in the Zaporizhzhia region of Ukraine, September 21.     REUTERS/Dmytro Smolienko

A Ukrainian service member waits in a trench at a position on the frontline in the Zaporizhzhia region of Ukraine, September 21. REUTERS/Dmytro Smolienko

A Ukrainian service member waits in a trench at a position on the frontline in the Zaporizhzhia region of Ukraine, September 21. REUTERS/Dmytro Smolienko
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Men detained during the state of the emergency wait to be taken into a detention center, in Ilopango, El Salvador, September 27. El Salvador has continued to extend its six month-long emergency measures that rights groups say infringe civil liberties but which President Nayib Bukele has said are necessary after a surge of gang killings.  



REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Men detained during the state of the emergency wait to be taken into a detention center, in Ilopango, El Salvador, September 27. El Salvador has continued to extend its six month-long emergency measures that rights groups say infringe civil liberties...more

Men detained during the state of the emergency wait to be taken into a detention center, in Ilopango, El Salvador, September 27. El Salvador has continued to extend its six month-long emergency measures that rights groups say infringe civil liberties but which President Nayib Bukele has said are necessary after a surge of gang killings. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A vintage car passes by debris caused by Hurricane Ian as it passed through in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, September 27.   REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A vintage car passes by debris caused by Hurricane Ian as it passed through in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, September 27. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A vintage car passes by debris caused by Hurricane Ian as it passed through in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, September 27. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Boys jump from a pile of old mattresses in Hanover Park, an area affected by ongoing gang violence in Cape Town, South Africa, September 28. REUTERS/Esa Alexander

Boys jump from a pile of old mattresses in Hanover Park, an area affected by ongoing gang violence in Cape Town, South Africa, September 28. REUTERS/Esa Alexander

Boys jump from a pile of old mattresses in Hanover Park, an area affected by ongoing gang violence in Cape Town, South Africa, September 28. REUTERS/Esa Alexander
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A man walks at the Sapam shrine with piercings on his tongue as a purification ritual during the annual vegetarian festival observed by Taoist devotees from the Thai-Chinese community in the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, in Phuket, Thailand, September 28. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A man walks at the Sapam shrine with piercings on his tongue as a purification ritual during the annual vegetarian festival observed by Taoist devotees from the Thai-Chinese community in the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, in Phuket,...more

A man walks at the Sapam shrine with piercings on his tongue as a purification ritual during the annual vegetarian festival observed by Taoist devotees from the Thai-Chinese community in the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, in Phuket, Thailand, September 28. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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