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The coffin of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher is carried by the Bearer Party as it leaves St Paul's Cathedral after her funeral service, in London. POLITICS RELIGION OBITUARY SOCIETY)


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A man adds a note to a makeshift memorial on Boylston street just outside where the bombings happened in Boston on April 17 2013.

Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail

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A child plays inside a giant plastic ball at St. Matthew's fairground, a traditional amusement park, at Holesovice, a suburb in Prague.


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Palestinians take part in a protest marking "Palestinian Prisoners Day" in the West Bank city of Ramallah. "Prisoner Day," an annual commemoration of Palestinian prisoners jailed in Israel, who currently number 4,800, was held on Wednesday, with Israeli security forces on standby for possible protests.


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Two-year-old hippo Valecek plays with his mother Maruska in a swimming pool at the recently open enclosure in Prague Zoo.


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A South Korean soldier stands guard near a barbed wire fence at a checkpoint on the Grand Unification Bridge, which leads to the demilitarized zone separating North Korea from South Korea, in Paju, north of Seoul.


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South Korean soldiers walk through smoke as they take part in an anti-terror and security drill at the Integrated Government Complex in Sejong, south of Seoul.


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Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad commemorate the 67th anniversary of independence to mark the day French colonialists left in 1946, at an undisclosed location, in this handout photograph distributed by Syria's national news agency SANA.


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A woman lights frankincense as she prays at Shwedagon pagoda on the first day of Myanmar's traditional New Year in Yangon.

Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters

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