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A member of Iraqi security forces looks on during the digging operations to build a trench on the northern Iraqi border with Syria to prevent people from crossing over into Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, on April 13, 2014 in Zakho. (AFP/SAFIN HAMED)
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Image 1 of 15:  1 / 15A member of Iraqi security forces looks on during the digging operations to build a trench on the northern Iraqi border with Syria to prevent people from crossing over into Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, on April 13, 2014 in Zakho. (AFP/SAFIN HAMED)

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Orthodox nuns carry palm branches and flowers during a procession on the eve of Palm Sunday from Mt. of Olives into Jerusalem's Old City on April 12, 2014. The ceremony is a landmark in the Christian calendar, marking the triumphant return of Jesus Christ to Jerusalem. (AFP/GALI TIBBON)
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Image 2 of 15:  2 / 15Orthodox nuns carry palm branches and flowers during a procession on the eve of Palm Sunday from Mt. of Olives into Jerusalem's Old City on April 12, 2014. The ceremony is a landmark in the Christian calendar, marking the triumphant return of Jesus Christ to Jerusalem. (AFP/GALI TIBBON)

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Nine month Pakistan toddler Mohammad Musa is held by his grandfather Muhammad Yasin for a court hearing in Lahore on April 12, 2014. A Pakistani court threw out charges of attempted murder against a nine-month-old baby, in a case that highlighted endemic flaws in the country's legal system and provoked widespread ridicule. (AFP/Arif ALI)
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Image 3 of 15:  3 / 15Nine month Pakistan toddler Mohammad Musa is held by his grandfather Muhammad Yasin for a court hearing in Lahore on April 12, 2014. A Pakistani court threw out charges of attempted murder against a nine-month-old baby, in a case that highlighted endemic flaws in the country's legal system and provoked widespread ridicule. (AFP/Arif ALI)

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A Yemeni young boy drinks water at a public tap on April 12, 2014 at a slum in the capital Sanaa. Yemen, ravaged by years of factional strife and widespread poverty, is one of the world's most water-stressed countries with the lack of access to clean water having devastating implications for children. (AFP/ MOHAMMED HUWAIS)
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Image 4 of 15:  4 / 15A Yemeni young boy drinks water at a public tap on April 12, 2014 at a slum in the capital Sanaa. Yemen, ravaged by years of factional strife and widespread poverty, is one of the world's most water-stressed countries with the lack of access to clean water having devastating implications for children. (AFP/ MOHAMMED HUWAIS)

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Turkish President Abdullah Gul (3rd L) rides a bicycle before the start of the Presidential Bicycle Tour, cycling tour of Turkey, in Ankara on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ ADEM ALTAN)
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Image 5 of 15:  5 / 15Turkish President Abdullah Gul (3rd L) rides a bicycle before the start of the Presidential Bicycle Tour, cycling tour of Turkey, in Ankara on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ ADEM ALTAN)

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An Israeli border guard aims his weapon at Palestinians stone throwers during clashes in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ HAZEM BADER)
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Image 6 of 15:  6 / 15An Israeli border guard aims his weapon at Palestinians stone throwers during clashes in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ HAZEM BADER)

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United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei (R) and OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) Secretary General Abdalla Salem El-Badri attend the '15th Oil Summit' Conference in Paris on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ERIC PIERMONT)
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Image 7 of 15:  7 / 15United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei (R) and OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) Secretary General Abdalla Salem El-Badri attend the "15th Oil Summit" Conference in Paris on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ERIC PIERMONT)

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Gabrielle Ras of 'Dutch Nao Team' from the Van Amsterdam university in Netherlands, checks on a robot prior to their match against German Nao-Team HTWK of the Leipzig University of Applied Sciences during the RoboCup Iran Open 2014, in Tehran, on April 10, 2014. (AFP/BEHROUZ MEHRI)
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Image 8 of 15:  8 / 15Gabrielle Ras of "Dutch Nao Team" from the Van Amsterdam university in Netherlands, checks on a robot prior to their match against German Nao-Team HTWK of the Leipzig University of Applied Sciences during the RoboCup Iran Open 2014, in Tehran, on April 10, 2014. (AFP/BEHROUZ MEHRI)

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews taking part in a demonstration against compulsory military service in Jerusalem on April 10, 2014. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Sharim stopped traffic and threw stones and bottles at police as that five of them were arrested. (AFP/ MENAHEM KAHANA)
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Image 9 of 15:  9 / 15Ultra-Orthodox Jews taking part in a demonstration against compulsory military service in Jerusalem on April 10, 2014. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Sharim stopped traffic and threw stones and bottles at police as that five of them were arrested. (AFP/ MENAHEM KAHANA)

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A tiger sits inside a shipment cage at Beirut Airport's cargo zone. Two tigers and a lioness were rescued by NGO Animals from a private zoo in Shouf region and were to be shipped to a zoo in France. The animals were imported illegally to Lebanon and their owner did not have the means to come up to their needs as they grew up. (AFP/JOSEPH EID)
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Image 10 of 15:  10 / 15A tiger sits inside a shipment cage at Beirut Airport's cargo zone. Two tigers and a lioness were rescued by NGO Animals from a private zoo in Shouf region and were to be shipped to a zoo in France. The animals were imported illegally to Lebanon and their owner did not have the means to come up to their needs as they grew up. (AFP/JOSEPH EID)

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Supporters of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood protest against the death penalties for the members of the radical group in Egypt, outside the Egyptian embassy in Ankara on April 9, 2014. The latest death sentences come despite international outcry at Egypt handing down the death penalty to 529 Islamists. (AFP/ADEM ALTAN)
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Image 11 of 15:  11 / 15Supporters of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood protest against the death penalties for the members of the radical group in Egypt, outside the Egyptian embassy in Ankara on April 9, 2014. The latest death sentences come despite international outcry at Egypt handing down the death penalty to 529 Islamists. (AFP/ADEM ALTAN)

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During a demonstration in Tel Aviv a phone is charged by Israeli startup StoreDot of a bio-organic charger system which they are developing that can recharge a smartphone battery in 30 seconds. The prototype battery & charger is being tested with Samsung's Galaxy phones.( AFP/JACK GUEZ)
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Image 12 of 15:  12 / 15During a demonstration in Tel Aviv a phone is charged by Israeli startup StoreDot of a bio-organic charger system which they are developing that can recharge a smartphone battery in 30 seconds. The prototype battery & charger is being tested with Samsung's Galaxy phones.( AFP/JACK GUEZ)

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Afghan shoppers look for brooms at a roadside shop in Herat on April 9, 2014. Leading candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election voiced concern that voting was tainted by fraud after millions defied Taliban threats and turned out to choose a successor to President Karzai.. (AFP/Aref Karimi)
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Image 13 of 15:  13 / 15Afghan shoppers look for brooms at a roadside shop in Herat on April 9, 2014. Leading candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election voiced concern that voting was tainted by fraud after millions defied Taliban threats and turned out to choose a successor to President Karzai.. (AFP/Aref Karimi)

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Siamese twins Chris & Christian Ramson Corial lying on a hospital bed in Riyadh. The Iraqi twins are expected to be separated on April 10 after a medical team headed by the Saudi the Minister of Health, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah decided to undertake the operation. (AFP)
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Image 14 of 15:  14 / 15Siamese twins Chris & Christian Ramson Corial lying on a hospital bed in Riyadh. The Iraqi twins are expected to be separated on April 10 after a medical team headed by the Saudi the Minister of Health, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah decided to undertake the operation. (AFP)

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Emergency services spray water on a building following a car bomb explosion in al-Khudary Street, in the Karm al-Loz neighbourhood of the central Syrian city of Homs, on April 9, 2014. More than 150,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011, a monitoring group said in a new toll released. (AFP/STR)
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Image 15 of 15:  15 / 15Emergency services spray water on a building following a car bomb explosion in al-Khudary Street, in the Karm al-Loz neighbourhood of the central Syrian city of Homs, on April 9, 2014. More than 150,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011, a monitoring group said in a new toll released. (AFP/STR)

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A member of Iraqi security forces looks on during the digging operations to build a trench on the northern Iraqi border with Syria to prevent people from crossing over into Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, on April 13, 2014 in Zakho. (AFP/SAFIN HAMED)

Image 1 of 15A member of Iraqi security forces looks on during the digging operations to build a trench on the northern Iraqi border with Syria to prevent people from crossing over into Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, on April 13, 2014 in Zakho. (AFP/SAFIN HAMED)

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Orthodox nuns carry palm branches and flowers during a procession on the eve of Palm Sunday from Mt. of Olives into Jerusalem's Old City on April 12, 2014. The ceremony is a landmark in the Christian calendar, marking the triumphant return of Jesus Christ to Jerusalem. (AFP/GALI TIBBON)

Image 2 of 15Orthodox nuns carry palm branches and flowers during a procession on the eve of Palm Sunday from Mt. of Olives into Jerusalem's Old City on April 12, 2014. The ceremony is a landmark in the Christian calendar, marking the triumphant return of Jesus Christ to Jerusalem. (AFP/GALI TIBBON)

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Nine month Pakistan toddler Mohammad Musa is held by his grandfather Muhammad Yasin for a court hearing in Lahore on April 12, 2014. A Pakistani court threw out charges of attempted murder against a nine-month-old baby, in a case that highlighted endemic flaws in the country's legal system and provoked widespread ridicule. (AFP/Arif ALI)

Image 3 of 15Nine month Pakistan toddler Mohammad Musa is held by his grandfather Muhammad Yasin for a court hearing in Lahore on April 12, 2014. A Pakistani court threw out charges of attempted murder against a nine-month-old baby, in a case that highlighted endemic flaws in the country's legal system and provoked widespread ridicule. (AFP/Arif ALI)

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A Yemeni young boy drinks water at a public tap on April 12, 2014 at a slum in the capital Sanaa. Yemen, ravaged by years of factional strife and widespread poverty, is one of the world's most water-stressed countries with the lack of access to clean water having devastating implications for children. (AFP/ MOHAMMED HUWAIS)

Image 4 of 15A Yemeni young boy drinks water at a public tap on April 12, 2014 at a slum in the capital Sanaa. Yemen, ravaged by years of factional strife and widespread poverty, is one of the world's most water-stressed countries with the lack of access to clean water having devastating implications for children. (AFP/ MOHAMMED HUWAIS)

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Turkish President Abdullah Gul (3rd L) rides a bicycle before the start of the Presidential Bicycle Tour, cycling tour of Turkey, in Ankara on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ ADEM ALTAN)

Image 5 of 15Turkish President Abdullah Gul (3rd L) rides a bicycle before the start of the Presidential Bicycle Tour, cycling tour of Turkey, in Ankara on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ ADEM ALTAN)

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An Israeli border guard aims his weapon at Palestinians stone throwers during clashes in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ HAZEM BADER)

Image 6 of 15An Israeli border guard aims his weapon at Palestinians stone throwers during clashes in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ HAZEM BADER)

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United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei (R) and OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) Secretary General Abdalla Salem El-Badri attend the '15th Oil Summit' Conference in Paris on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ERIC PIERMONT)

Image 7 of 15United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail al-Mazrouei (R) and OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) Secretary General Abdalla Salem El-Badri attend the "15th Oil Summit" Conference in Paris on April 11, 2014. (AFP/ERIC PIERMONT)

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Gabrielle Ras of 'Dutch Nao Team' from the Van Amsterdam university in Netherlands, checks on a robot prior to their match against German Nao-Team HTWK of the Leipzig University of Applied Sciences during the RoboCup Iran Open 2014, in Tehran, on April 10, 2014. (AFP/BEHROUZ MEHRI)

Image 8 of 15Gabrielle Ras of "Dutch Nao Team" from the Van Amsterdam university in Netherlands, checks on a robot prior to their match against German Nao-Team HTWK of the Leipzig University of Applied Sciences during the RoboCup Iran Open 2014, in Tehran, on April 10, 2014. (AFP/BEHROUZ MEHRI)

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews taking part in a demonstration against compulsory military service in Jerusalem on April 10, 2014. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Sharim stopped traffic and threw stones and bottles at police as that five of them were arrested. (AFP/ MENAHEM KAHANA)

Image 9 of 15Ultra-Orthodox Jews taking part in a demonstration against compulsory military service in Jerusalem on April 10, 2014. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Sharim stopped traffic and threw stones and bottles at police as that five of them were arrested. (AFP/ MENAHEM KAHANA)

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A tiger sits inside a shipment cage at Beirut Airport's cargo zone. Two tigers and a lioness were rescued by NGO Animals from a private zoo in Shouf region and were to be shipped to a zoo in France. The animals were imported illegally to Lebanon and their owner did not have the means to come up to their needs as they grew up. (AFP/JOSEPH EID)

Image 10 of 15A tiger sits inside a shipment cage at Beirut Airport's cargo zone. Two tigers and a lioness were rescued by NGO Animals from a private zoo in Shouf region and were to be shipped to a zoo in France. The animals were imported illegally to Lebanon and their owner did not have the means to come up to their needs as they grew up. (AFP/JOSEPH EID)

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Supporters of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood protest against the death penalties for the members of the radical group in Egypt, outside the Egyptian embassy in Ankara on April 9, 2014. The latest death sentences come despite international outcry at Egypt handing down the death penalty to 529 Islamists. (AFP/ADEM ALTAN)

Image 11 of 15Supporters of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood protest against the death penalties for the members of the radical group in Egypt, outside the Egyptian embassy in Ankara on April 9, 2014. The latest death sentences come despite international outcry at Egypt handing down the death penalty to 529 Islamists. (AFP/ADEM ALTAN)

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During a demonstration in Tel Aviv a phone is charged by Israeli startup StoreDot of a bio-organic charger system which they are developing that can recharge a smartphone battery in 30 seconds. The prototype battery & charger is being tested with Samsung's Galaxy phones.( AFP/JACK GUEZ)

Image 12 of 15During a demonstration in Tel Aviv a phone is charged by Israeli startup StoreDot of a bio-organic charger system which they are developing that can recharge a smartphone battery in 30 seconds. The prototype battery & charger is being tested with Samsung's Galaxy phones.( AFP/JACK GUEZ)

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Afghan shoppers look for brooms at a roadside shop in Herat on April 9, 2014. Leading candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election voiced concern that voting was tainted by fraud after millions defied Taliban threats and turned out to choose a successor to President Karzai.. (AFP/Aref Karimi)

Image 13 of 15Afghan shoppers look for brooms at a roadside shop in Herat on April 9, 2014. Leading candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election voiced concern that voting was tainted by fraud after millions defied Taliban threats and turned out to choose a successor to President Karzai.. (AFP/Aref Karimi)

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Siamese twins Chris & Christian Ramson Corial lying on a hospital bed in Riyadh. The Iraqi twins are expected to be separated on April 10 after a medical team headed by the Saudi the Minister of Health, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah decided to undertake the operation. (AFP)

Image 14 of 15Siamese twins Chris & Christian Ramson Corial lying on a hospital bed in Riyadh. The Iraqi twins are expected to be separated on April 10 after a medical team headed by the Saudi the Minister of Health, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah decided to undertake the operation. (AFP)

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Emergency services spray water on a building following a car bomb explosion in al-Khudary Street, in the Karm al-Loz neighbourhood of the central Syrian city of Homs, on April 9, 2014. More than 150,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011, a monitoring group said in a new toll released. (AFP/STR)

Image 15 of 15Emergency services spray water on a building following a car bomb explosion in al-Khudary Street, in the Karm al-Loz neighbourhood of the central Syrian city of Homs, on April 9, 2014. More than 150,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011, a monitoring group said in a new toll released. (AFP/STR)

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