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July 17, 2015

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A young boy salutes at a makeshift memorial near the scene where four U.S. Marines were gunned down at an Armed Forces Career Center/National Guard recruitment office on Thursday, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. (Sharon Behn/VOA)
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A young boy salutes at a makeshift memorial near the scene where four U.S. Marines were gunned down at an Armed Forces Career Center/National Guard recruitment office on Thursday, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. (Sharon Behn/VOA)

An airplane of firefighters flies over smoke billowing over Athens as firemen were battling a brushfire in northeastern Athens and another wildfire in the southern Pelopponese peninsula that prompted the evacuation of five villages.
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An airplane of firefighters flies over smoke billowing over Athens as firemen were battling a brushfire in northeastern Athens and another wildfire in the southern Pelopponese peninsula that prompted the evacuation of five villages.

Family members and friends of victims gather in front of a "hedge of compassion," made of thousands of soft toys, during a commemoration ceremony for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Nieuwegein, near the central city of Utrecht, the Netherlands.
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Family members and friends of victims gather in front of a "hedge of compassion," made of thousands of soft toys, during a commemoration ceremony for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Nieuwegein, near the central city of Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Young Kosovo Muslims take part in a prayer during a celebration of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan at the Sulltan Mehmet Fatih mosque in Pristina.
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Young Kosovo Muslims take part in a prayer during a celebration of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan at the Sulltan Mehmet Fatih mosque in Pristina.

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