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Pictures of the month: August

A classmate of Palestinian student Lian Al Shaer, 10, who was killed in recent Israel-Gaza fighting, reacts to Al Shaer's picture as a new school year begins, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, August 29. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A classmate of Palestinian student Lian Al Shaer, 10, who was killed in recent Israel-Gaza fighting, reacts to Al Shaer's picture as a new school year begins, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, August 29. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A classmate of Palestinian student Lian Al Shaer, 10, who was killed in recent Israel-Gaza fighting, reacts to Al Shaer's picture as a new school year begins, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, August 29. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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A man swims in flood waters while heading for a higher ground, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 27.  
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A man swims in flood waters while heading for a higher ground, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 27. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

A man swims in flood waters while heading for a higher ground, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Charsadda, Pakistan, August 27. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz
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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi gestures next to Legislative Yuan Vice President Tsai Chi-chang as she leaves the parliament in Taipei, Taiwan, August 3. REUTERS/Ann Wang

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi gestures next to Legislative Yuan Vice President Tsai Chi-chang as she leaves the parliament in Taipei, Taiwan, August 3. REUTERS/Ann Wang

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi gestures next to Legislative Yuan Vice President Tsai Chi-chang as she leaves the parliament in Taipei, Taiwan, August 3. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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A villager attempts to put out a brush fire with a mop during a drought in Xinyao village, Nanchang city, Jiangxi province, China, August 25.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A villager attempts to put out a brush fire with a mop during a drought in Xinyao village, Nanchang city, Jiangxi province, China, August 25.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A villager attempts to put out a brush fire with a mop during a drought in Xinyao village, Nanchang city, Jiangxi province, China, August 25.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner, who was detained at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and later charged with illegal possession of cannabis, stands inside a defendants' cage before a court hearing in Khimki outside Moscow, Russia August 4. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool

U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner, who was detained at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and later charged with illegal possession of cannabis, stands inside a defendants' cage before a court hearing in Khimki outside Moscow, Russia August 4....more

U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner, who was detained at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and later charged with illegal possession of cannabis, stands inside a defendants' cage before a court hearing in Khimki outside Moscow, Russia August 4. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool
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A man poses as a member of the "SCP Foundation" at the Gamescom 2022 in Cologne, Germany, August 25.   REUTERS/Benjamin Westhoff

A man poses as a member of the "SCP Foundation" at the Gamescom 2022 in Cologne, Germany, August 25. REUTERS/Benjamin Westhoff

A man poses as a member of the "SCP Foundation" at the Gamescom 2022 in Cologne, Germany, August 25. REUTERS/Benjamin Westhoff
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Petards explode in front of the waning moon during a fireworks display in Mqabba, Malta, August 13. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Petards explode in front of the waning moon during a fireworks display in Mqabba, Malta, August 13. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Petards explode in front of the waning moon during a fireworks display in Mqabba, Malta, August 13. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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A young pitch invader is removed from the field after the Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United in Southampton, Britain, August 27.   

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A young pitch invader is removed from the field after the Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United in Southampton, Britain, August 27. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

A young pitch invader is removed from the field after the Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United in Southampton, Britain, August 27. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
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The Supertech Twin Towers collapse following a controlled demolition after the Supreme Court found them in violation of building norms, in Noida, India, August 28.    REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

The Supertech Twin Towers collapse following a controlled demolition after the Supreme Court found them in violation of building norms, in Noida, India, August 28. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

The Supertech Twin Towers collapse following a controlled demolition after the Supreme Court found them in violation of building norms, in Noida, India, August 28. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Lil Nas X arrives at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, August 28.   REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Lil Nas X arrives at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, August 28. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Lil Nas X arrives at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, August 28. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A member of Sadr's Peace Brigades fighters fires his weapon during clashes with the Iraqi security forces near the Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq, August 30.  
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A member of Sadr's Peace Brigades fighters fires his weapon during clashes with the Iraqi security forces near the Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq, August 30. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A member of Sadr's Peace Brigades fighters fires his weapon during clashes with the Iraqi security forces near the Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq, August 30. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Wreckage of a World War Two German warship is seen exposed in the Danube during a prolonged drought in Prahovo, Serbia, August 18.  
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Wreckage of a World War Two German warship is seen exposed in the Danube during a prolonged drought in Prahovo, Serbia, August 18. REUTERS/Fedja Grulovic

Wreckage of a World War Two German warship is seen exposed in the Danube during a prolonged drought in Prahovo, Serbia, August 18. REUTERS/Fedja Grulovic
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Alexander Shulga with his dog next to him reacts in front of his and his neighbor's home destroyed by a strike, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, August 29.    REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Alexander Shulga with his dog next to him reacts in front of his and his neighbor's home destroyed by a strike, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, August 29. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Alexander Shulga with his dog next to him reacts in front of his and his neighbor's home destroyed by a strike, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, August 29. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Phillip Young, a local resident from Jackson, Mississippi takes a break while helping local volunteers with the distribution of bottles of water as city of Jackson and areas around are to go without reliable drinking water indefinitely after pumps at the water treatment plant failed, leading to the emergency distribution of bottled water and tanker trucks for 180,000 people, in Jackson, Mississippi, August 31.    REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Phillip Young, a local resident from Jackson, Mississippi takes a break while helping local volunteers with the distribution of bottles of water as city of Jackson and areas around are to go without reliable drinking water indefinitely after pumps at...more

Phillip Young, a local resident from Jackson, Mississippi takes a break while helping local volunteers with the distribution of bottles of water as city of Jackson and areas around are to go without reliable drinking water indefinitely after pumps at the water treatment plant failed, leading to the emergency distribution of bottled water and tanker trucks for 180,000 people, in Jackson, Mississippi, August 31. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Asylum seeking migrants climb a hill as they navigate a migrant trail after being smuggled across the Rio Grande river into Roma, Texas, August 27.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Asylum seeking migrants climb a hill as they navigate a migrant trail after being smuggled across the Rio Grande river into Roma, Texas, August 27.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Asylum seeking migrants climb a hill as they navigate a migrant trail after being smuggled across the Rio Grande river into Roma, Texas, August 27.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Donald Trump arrives at Trump Tower the day after FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago Palm Beach home, in New York City, August 9. REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado

Donald Trump arrives at Trump Tower the day after FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago Palm Beach home, in New York City, August 9. REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado

Donald Trump arrives at Trump Tower the day after FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago Palm Beach home, in New York City, August 9. REUTERS/David 'Dee' Delgado
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People enjoy the beach near the smoke of a fire over fuel storage tanks that exploded near Cuba's supertanker port in Matanzas, Cuba, August 6. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

People enjoy the beach near the smoke of a fire over fuel storage tanks that exploded near Cuba's supertanker port in Matanzas, Cuba, August 6. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

People enjoy the beach near the smoke of a fire over fuel storage tanks that exploded near Cuba's supertanker port in Matanzas, Cuba, August 6. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Ukrainian military officers travel on a Wheeled-BTR fighting vehicle, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continue, in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, August 22. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Ukrainian military officers travel on a Wheeled-BTR fighting vehicle, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continue, in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, August 22. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Ukrainian military officers travel on a Wheeled-BTR fighting vehicle, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continue, in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, August 22. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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A reveler plays in tomato pulp during the annual "La Tomatina" food fight festival in Bunol, Spain, August 31.   REUTERS/Juan Medina

A reveler plays in tomato pulp during the annual "La Tomatina" food fight festival in Bunol, Spain, August 31. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A reveler plays in tomato pulp during the annual "La Tomatina" food fight festival in Bunol, Spain, August 31. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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A flood victim takes refuge along a road in a makeshift tent, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Mehar, Pakistan, August 29. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

A flood victim takes refuge along a road in a makeshift tent, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Mehar, Pakistan, August 29. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

A flood victim takes refuge along a road in a makeshift tent, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Mehar, Pakistan, August 29. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Serena Williams of the U.S. is seen on a video monitor tribute after winning her second round match against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit at the U.S. Open in New York City, August 31.     


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Serena Williams of the U.S. is seen on a video monitor tribute after winning her second round match against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit at the U.S. Open in New York City, August 31. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Serena Williams of the U.S. is seen on a video monitor tribute after winning her second round match against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit at the U.S. Open in New York City, August 31. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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An aerial view shows people lined up to cast their votes during the general elections in Eldoret, Kenya August 9. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An aerial view shows people lined up to cast their votes during the general elections in Eldoret, Kenya August 9. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

An aerial view shows people lined up to cast their votes during the general elections in Eldoret, Kenya August 9. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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A member of rescue personnel is seen through a hole in a shattered window of a bus as he checks it following an incident in Jerusalem, August 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A member of rescue personnel is seen through a hole in a shattered window of a bus as he checks it following an incident in Jerusalem, August 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A member of rescue personnel is seen through a hole in a shattered window of a bus as he checks it following an incident in Jerusalem, August 14. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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A child points a water pistol at a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin riding a tank by French artist James Colomina in a playground in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, August 2. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A child points a water pistol at a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin riding a tank by French artist James Colomina in a playground in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, August 2. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A child points a water pistol at a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin riding a tank by French artist James Colomina in a playground in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, August 2. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A Ukrainian serviceman fires with a ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft cannon at a position near a front line in the Kharkiv region, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, Ukraine, August 10, 2022.  REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy

A Ukrainian serviceman fires with a ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft cannon at a position near a front line in the Kharkiv region, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, Ukraine, August 10, 2022.  REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy

A Ukrainian serviceman fires with a ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft cannon at a position near a front line in the Kharkiv region, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, Ukraine, August 10, 2022.  REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy
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NASA's next-generation moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), with its Orion crew capsule on top, sits on the pad early in the morning before the unmanned Artemis 1 mission was scrubbed, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, August 29.   REUTERS/Steve Nesius

NASA's next-generation moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), with its Orion crew capsule on top, sits on the pad early in the morning before the unmanned Artemis 1 mission was scrubbed, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, August 29. REUTERS/Steve...more

NASA's next-generation moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), with its Orion crew capsule on top, sits on the pad early in the morning before the unmanned Artemis 1 mission was scrubbed, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, August 29. REUTERS/Steve Nesius
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A man and a girl use a makeshift raft as they cross a flooded street, following rains during the monsoon season in Hyderabad, Pakistan, August 24. REUTERS/Yasir Rajput

A man and a girl use a makeshift raft as they cross a flooded street, following rains during the monsoon season in Hyderabad, Pakistan, August 24. REUTERS/Yasir Rajput

A man and a girl use a makeshift raft as they cross a flooded street, following rains during the monsoon season in Hyderabad, Pakistan, August 24. REUTERS/Yasir Rajput
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A woman selling eggs walks past a man preparing his boat, in Luanda, Angola,  August 25. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

A woman selling eggs walks past a man preparing his boat, in Luanda, Angola,  August 25. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

A woman selling eggs walks past a man preparing his boat, in Luanda, Angola,  August 25. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Netherlands' Rutger Koppelaar in action during the men's pole vault final at the European Championships in Munich, Germany, August 20.   



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Netherlands' Rutger Koppelaar in action during the men's pole vault final at the European Championships in Munich, Germany, August 20. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Netherlands' Rutger Koppelaar in action during the men's pole vault final at the European Championships in Munich, Germany, August 20. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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A sinkhole is exposed at a mining zone close to Tierra Amarilla town, in Copiapo, Chile, August 1. REUTERS/Johan Godoy

A sinkhole is exposed at a mining zone close to Tierra Amarilla town, in Copiapo, Chile, August 1. REUTERS/Johan Godoy

A sinkhole is exposed at a mining zone close to Tierra Amarilla town, in Copiapo, Chile, August 1. REUTERS/Johan Godoy
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A member of the Ukrainian National Guard jumps into a trench at a position near a front line, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine August 3, 2022. REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy

A member of the Ukrainian National Guard jumps into a trench at a position near a front line, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine August 3, 2022. REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy

A member of the Ukrainian National Guard jumps into a trench at a position near a front line, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine August 3, 2022. REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy
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A municipal officer stands among the national flag during celebrating Indonesia's 77th Independence Day at Losari Beach, Makassar, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, August 17. Antara Foto/Abriawan Abhe

A municipal officer stands among the national flag during celebrating Indonesia's 77th Independence Day at Losari Beach, Makassar, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, August 17. Antara Foto/Abriawan Abhe

A municipal officer stands among the national flag during celebrating Indonesia's 77th Independence Day at Losari Beach, Makassar, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, August 17. Antara Foto/Abriawan Abhe
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A boy cries outside his classroom on the first day of in-person classes at a public school in San Juan City, Philippines, August 22. REUTERS/Eloisa Lope

A boy cries outside his classroom on the first day of in-person classes at a public school in San Juan City, Philippines, August 22. REUTERS/Eloisa Lope

A boy cries outside his classroom on the first day of in-person classes at a public school in San Juan City, Philippines, August 22. REUTERS/Eloisa Lope
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Hygroscopic flares are released during a cloud seeding flight operated by the National Center of Meteorology, between Al Ain and Al Hayer in United Arab Emirates,  August 24. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

Hygroscopic flares are released during a cloud seeding flight operated by the National Center of Meteorology, between Al Ain and Al Hayer in United Arab Emirates, August 24. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

Hygroscopic flares are released during a cloud seeding flight operated by the National Center of Meteorology, between Al Ain and Al Hayer in United Arab Emirates, August 24. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky
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Local children Salsa, 7, and Riska, 8, run over a wooden bridge as they play at a slum area in the north coast of Jakarta, Indonesia, August 25.  
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Local children Salsa, 7, and Riska, 8, run over a wooden bridge as they play at a slum area in the north coast of Jakarta, Indonesia, August 25. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Local children Salsa, 7, and Riska, 8, run over a wooden bridge as they play at a slum area in the north coast of Jakarta, Indonesia, August 25. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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President Joe Biden holds out his pen to U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) look on after Biden signed "The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022" into law during a ceremony in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, August 16.   REUTERS/Leah Millis

President Joe Biden holds out his pen to U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) look on after Biden signed "The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022" into law during...more

President Joe Biden holds out his pen to U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and U.S. House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) look on after Biden signed "The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022" into law during a ceremony in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, August 16.   REUTERS/Leah Millis
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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 the 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, August 8. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

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 the 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 the 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, August 8. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
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Aircraft participate in Pyramids Air Show 2022 where Egyptian Air Forces' "Silver Stars" aerobatics perform along with the South Korean "Black Eagles" aerobatic team, at the Pyramids Plateau in Giza, Egypt, August 3. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Aircraft participate in Pyramids Air Show 2022 where Egyptian Air Forces' "Silver Stars" aerobatics perform along with the South Korean "Black Eagles" aerobatic team, at the Pyramids Plateau in Giza, Egypt, August 3. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Aircraft participate in Pyramids Air Show 2022 where Egyptian Air Forces' "Silver Stars" aerobatics perform along with the South Korean "Black Eagles" aerobatic team, at the Pyramids Plateau in Giza, Egypt, August 3. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Firefighters and members of a search and rescue team pull up a net as they rescue a Beluga whale which strayed into France's Seine river, near the Notre-Dame-de-la-Garenne lock in Saint-Pierre-la-Garenne, France, August 10. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Firefighters and members of a search and rescue team pull up a net as they rescue a Beluga whale which strayed into France's Seine river, near the Notre-Dame-de-la-Garenne lock in Saint-Pierre-la-Garenne, France, August 10. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Firefighters and members of a search and rescue team pull up a net as they rescue a Beluga whale which strayed into France's Seine river, near the Notre-Dame-de-la-Garenne lock in Saint-Pierre-la-Garenne, France, August 10. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A police officer fires tear gas at protesters after the presidential election results were announced in Kisumu, Kenya, August 15. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A police officer fires tear gas at protesters after the presidential election results were announced in Kisumu, Kenya, August 15. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A police officer fires tear gas at protesters after the presidential election results were announced in Kisumu, Kenya, August 15. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Supporters of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr swim as they protest inside the Republican Palace in the Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq, August 29.  
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Supporters of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr swim as they protest inside the Republican Palace in the Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq, August 29. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Supporters of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr swim as they protest inside the Republican Palace in the Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq, August 29. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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A beekeeper holds a bee smoker during a protest against climate change and demanding support from the government as a campaign to protect the bees in Santiago, Chile, August 16. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A beekeeper holds a bee smoker during a protest against climate change and demanding support from the government as a campaign to protect the bees in Santiago, Chile, August 16. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A beekeeper holds a bee smoker during a protest against climate change and demanding support from the government as a campaign to protect the bees in Santiago, Chile, August 16. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura, in Mumbai, India, August 9. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura, in Mumbai, India, August 9. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura, in Mumbai, India, August 9. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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People play a Sunday league amateur football match on a parched grass pitch during a heatwave, at Hackney Marshes, in London, Britain, August 14.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

People play a Sunday league amateur football match on a parched grass pitch during a heatwave, at Hackney Marshes, in London, Britain, August 14.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

People play a Sunday league amateur football match on a parched grass pitch during a heatwave, at Hackney Marshes, in London, Britain, August 14.  REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Teachers, health workers, retirees and public employees march in protest against the government of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, August 23. REUTERS/Leonardo Fernandez Viloria

Teachers, health workers, retirees and public employees march in protest against the government of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, August 23. REUTERS/Leonardo Fernandez Viloria

Teachers, health workers, retirees and public employees march in protest against the government of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, August 23. REUTERS/Leonardo Fernandez Viloria
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A deer is seen dead by the side of a road after the McKinney Fire affected an area near Yreka, California, August 1. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A deer is seen dead by the side of a road after the McKinney Fire affected an area near Yreka, California, August 1. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A deer is seen dead by the side of a road after the McKinney Fire affected an area near Yreka, California, August 1. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A Ukrainian serviceman and an elderly woman buy a meal at a supermarket near Kramatorsk, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region Ukraine, August 14. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Ukrainian serviceman and an elderly woman buy a meal at a supermarket near Kramatorsk, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region Ukraine, August 14. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Ukrainian serviceman and an elderly woman buy a meal at a supermarket near Kramatorsk, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Donetsk region Ukraine, August 14. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Devotees pray before forming a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, in Mumbai, India, August 19.  
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Devotees pray before forming a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, in Mumbai, India, August 19. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Devotees pray before forming a human pyramid to break a clay pot containing curd during the Hindu festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth anniversary of Hindu Lord Krishna, in Mumbai, India, August 19. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Lightnings flash over Tirana, Albania, August 23.  
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Lightnings flash over Tirana, Albania, August 23. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Lightnings flash over Tirana, Albania, August 23. REUTERS/Florion Goga
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People stand outside the entrance to an ice cave covered with blankets to protect the ice against melting, at the Rhone Glacier near the Furka mountain pass road in Obergoms, Switzerland, August 23. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

People stand outside the entrance to an ice cave covered with blankets to protect the ice against melting, at the Rhone Glacier near the Furka mountain pass road in Obergoms, Switzerland, August 23. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

People stand outside the entrance to an ice cave covered with blankets to protect the ice against melting, at the Rhone Glacier near the Furka mountain pass road in Obergoms, Switzerland, August 23. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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People cross the water during a flood in Al-Managil locality in Gezira state, Sudan, August 23. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

People cross the water during a flood in Al-Managil locality in Gezira state, Sudan, August 23. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

People cross the water during a flood in Al-Managil locality in Gezira state, Sudan, August 23. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
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A dozer works the edge of the Route Fire burning near Castaic, California, August 31.  REUTERS/David Swanson

A dozer works the edge of the Route Fire burning near Castaic, California, August 31.  REUTERS/David Swanson

A dozer works the edge of the Route Fire burning near Castaic, California, August 31.  REUTERS/David Swanson
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A once submerged Buddhist statue sits on top of Foyeliang island reef in the Yangtze river, which appeared after water levels fell due to a regional drought in Chongqing, China, August 20.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A once submerged Buddhist statue sits on top of Foyeliang island reef in the Yangtze river, which appeared after water levels fell due to a regional drought in Chongqing, China, August 20.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A once submerged Buddhist statue sits on top of Foyeliang island reef in the Yangtze river, which appeared after water levels fell due to a regional drought in Chongqing, China, August 20.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Migrants wait in a boat during a search and rescue (SAR) operation by the NGO Proactiva Open Arms Uno rescue boat in central Mediterranean Sea, August, 17. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Migrants wait in a boat during a search and rescue (SAR) operation by the NGO Proactiva Open Arms Uno rescue boat in central Mediterranean Sea, August, 17. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Migrants wait in a boat during a search and rescue (SAR) operation by the NGO Proactiva Open Arms Uno rescue boat in central Mediterranean Sea, August, 17. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Pope Francis poses for a picture with Indigenous people from Mexico at the end of the weekly general audience at the Vatican, August 10. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

Pope Francis poses for a picture with Indigenous people from Mexico at the end of the weekly general audience at the Vatican, August 10. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

Pope Francis poses for a picture with Indigenous people from Mexico at the end of the weekly general audience at the Vatican, August 10. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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Flame and smoke rise during an Israeli air strike, amid Israel-Gaza fighting, in Gaza City, August 6. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Flame and smoke rise during an Israeli air strike, amid Israel-Gaza fighting, in Gaza City, August 6. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Flame and smoke rise during an Israeli air strike, amid Israel-Gaza fighting, in Gaza City, August 6. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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A competitor runs up the "gostra", a pole covered in lard, during the week-long celebrations of the religious feast of St. Julian, patron of the town of St. Julian's, Malta, August 20.   REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A competitor runs up the "gostra", a pole covered in lard, during the week-long celebrations of the religious feast of St. Julian, patron of the town of St. Julian's, Malta, August 20. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

A competitor runs up the "gostra", a pole covered in lard, during the week-long celebrations of the religious feast of St. Julian, patron of the town of St. Julian's, Malta, August 20. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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The Ferris wheel spins as the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) reopens after a two year pandemic hiatus, in Toronto, Canada, August 19. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

The Ferris wheel spins as the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) reopens after a two year pandemic hiatus, in Toronto, Canada, August 19. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

The Ferris wheel spins as the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) reopens after a two year pandemic hiatus, in Toronto, Canada, August 19. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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A boy jumps from a tank at an exhibition of destroyed Russian military vehicles and weapons, dedicated to the upcoming country's Independence Day in the center of Kyiv, Ukraine, August 21.    REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko

A boy jumps from a tank at an exhibition of destroyed Russian military vehicles and weapons, dedicated to the upcoming country's Independence Day in the center of Kyiv, Ukraine, August 21. REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko

A boy jumps from a tank at an exhibition of destroyed Russian military vehicles and weapons, dedicated to the upcoming country's Independence Day in the center of Kyiv, Ukraine, August 21. REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko
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A passenger plane is seen with the full moon behind in Moscow, Russia, August 9. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A passenger plane is seen with the full moon behind in Moscow, Russia, August 9. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

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