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Mar 06, 2021

India's captain Virat Kohli, left, and teammates pose with the winners trophy after their win on the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. India won the series 3-1.

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Preparation work underway on the eve of Home Minister Amit Shah's election meeting for the upcoming state assembly polls, at Shangumugham Beach in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Combined Commanders’ Conference at Kevadia, in Narmada district.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits an exhibition of innovations by our armed forces during Combined Commanders’ Conference at Kevadia, in Narmada district.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits a 'pandal' during the inauguration of 'State Gur Mahotsav-2021', in Lucknow.

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Farmers during 'Kisan Ekta Morcha' to mark the 100th day of the ongoing protests against the new farm reform laws, at KMP Expressway near Kundli in Haryana.

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President Ram Nath Kovind performs 'Maha-Aarti' on the bank of Narmada river, at Gwarighat in Jabalpur.

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BJP National Vice President Mukul Roy(L) with party's National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya (R) releasing video CDs for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections, in Kolkata.

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Farmers shout slogans as they burn a mock corpse representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while blocking a major highway to mark 100 days of the ongoing farmer protests against new farm laws along the Delhi-Haryana border near New Delhi. Thousands of farmers have hunkered down outside New Delhi’s borders since late November to voice their anger against three laws passed by Parliament last year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government says the laws are necessary to modernize agriculture but farmers say they will leave them poorer and at the mercy of big corporations.

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A man walks past a graffiti of Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee with a trident ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Kolkata. The eight phased legislative assembly elections in West Bengal state are scheduled to begin on March 27.

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Three IAF choppers fly over the Brigade Parade Ground as part of security checks on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election campaign rally for State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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Senior citizens pose for photographs with a cut-out on being administered the COVID-19 vaccine at a paid centre at SRCC Hospital, in Mumbai.

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India's captain Virat Kohli, left, and teammates pose with the winners trophy after their win on the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. India won the series 3-1.

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ISRO Chairman K. Sivan receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, in Bengaluru.

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Bollywood actress Hema Malini receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at Cooper Hospital in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Congress leader Raj Babbar takes his first shot of Covid-19 vaccine, in Mumbai.

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announces for the establishment of Delhi Board of School Education, in New Delhi.

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Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Gavaskar was felicitated by the BCCI on the 50th anniversary of his Test debut.

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Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar poses for photographs after being felicitated by the BCCI on 50th anniversary of his Test debut at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Trinamool Congress candidate Shashi Panja paints party symbol on a wall during her election campaign for the Assembly polls, in Kolkata

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A man pushes a cart past a graffiti of Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee with a trident ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Kolkata. The eight phased legislative assembly elections in West Bengal state are scheduled to begin on March 27.

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A woman sweeps a platform at railway station, painted pink for International Women's Day celebrations, at Matunga in Mumbai.

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Supporters of Trinamool Congress party paint the party symbol on a wall ahead of the upcoming elections in West Bengal state in Kolkata. The eight phased legislative assembly elections in the state are scheduled to begin on March 27.

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An elderly person being administered the COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital, in Prayagraj.

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Farmers block the Easteran Peripheral Expressway at Dasna on the 100th day of their ongoing agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, in Ghaziabad.

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Farmers shout slogans as they burn a mock corpse representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while blocking a major highway to mark 100 days of the ongoing farmer protests against new farm laws along the Delhi-Haryana border near New Delhi.

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Farmers beat a burning mock corpse representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while blocking a major highway to mark 100 days of the ongoing farmer protests against new farm laws along the Delhi-Haryana border near New Delhi.

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Farmers dance as they burn a mock corpse representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while blocking a major highway to mark 100 days of the ongoing farmer protests against new farm laws along the Delhi-Haryana border near New Delhi.

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An Farmer makes announcements standing on a truck while blocking a major highway to mark 100 days of the ongoing farmer protests against new farm laws along the Delhi-Haryana border near New Delhi. Thousands of farmers have hunkered down outside New Delhi’s borders since late November to voice their anger against three laws passed by Parliament last year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government says the laws are necessary to modernize agriculture but farmers say they will leave them poorer and at the mercy of big corporations.

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An farmer stands on a tractor while blocking a major highway to mark 100 days of the ongoing farmer protests against new farm laws along the Delhi-Haryana border near New Delhi.

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Paramilitary soldiers stand guard at a check point on a major highway blocked by farmers to mark 100 days of the ongoing farmer protests against new farm laws in Bhagpat near New Delhi.

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Farmers stand on a truck while blocking a major highway to mark 100 days of the ongoing farmer protests against new farm laws along the Delhi-Haryana border near New Delhi.

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Farmers participate in a protest while blocking a major highway to mark 100 days of the ongoing farmer protests against new farm laws along the Delhi-Haryana border near New Delhi.

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Elderly people wait to get vaccinated against CVOID-19, at Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) hospital at Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

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Workers busy in making banners of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee ahead of Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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Senior citizens sit in an observation room after receiving the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine during the second phase of the countrywide inoculation drive, in Bengaluru.

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Women arrive to block a highway to mark 100 days of farmers' ongoing protests against new farm laws, along the Delhi-Haryana border near New Delhi.

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Farmers block a highway to mark 100 days of their ongoing protests against new farm laws, along the Delhi-Haryana border near New Delhi.

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BKU Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait drives a tractor during a tractor rally against farm reform laws, in Muzaffarnagar.

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Women attend a workshop on martial arts organised ahead of International Women's Day, in Hyderabad.

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DMK President MK Stalin's son and party's Youth Wing Secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin appears in an interview to contest for Chepauk and Triplicane constituencies for the upcoming Tamil Nadu polls, at Anna Arivalayam, in Chennai.

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Former Union Minister Dinesh Trivedi receives the membership slip from BJP President J P Nadda as he joins the party, in New Delhi.

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Former Union Minister Dinesh Trivedi joins BJP in the presence of the party President J P Nadda, in New Delhi.

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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama receives the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at Zonal Hospital in Dharamshala.

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A health worker takes nasal swab of a passenger from Maharashtra for a Covid-19 test upon his arrival at the Bikaner Railway Station.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur proceeds to present the State Budget for the year 2021-22 at Vidhan Sabha in Shimla.

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Congress General Secretary Harish Rawat carries a cylinder during a protest against fuel price hike, in Dehradun.

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Police personnel undergo COVID-19 tests at Brigade Parade Ground on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election campaign rally for State Assembly polls, in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on his arrival at the airport, in Ahmedabad.

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An elderly person being administered the COVID-19 vaccine at a paid centre at SRCC Hospital, in Mumbai.

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RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav wears a silver crown presented to him by supporters during 644th birth anniversary celebration of Guru Ravidas Ji, in Patna.

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VHP Vice President and Secretary General of Shri Ram Janmbhumi Teerth Kshetra Trust, Shri Champat Rai at Press Conference on the outcome Shri Ram Mandir Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan.

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Bollywood actor Govinda during an inauguration of a school, in Moradabad.

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West Bengal BJP President MP Dilip Ghosh (L) presents party flag to Bengali actress Debhashree Bhattacharjee (C) as she joins the party ahead of State Assembly elections, in Kolkata.

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England's Ollie Pope plays a reverse sweep during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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A giant painting on a cloth showing cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar being put up on stands to mark his 50th anniversary of Test debut, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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England's captain Joe Root, right, bats during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's Axar Patel, right, celebrates with captain Virat Kohli after the dismissal of England's Ben Stokes during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's Shubman Gill, left, reacts as England's captain Joe Root plays a shot during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's Axar Patel celebrates the dismissal of England's Ben Stokes during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's Mohammed Siraj, center, watches as England's Dom Sibley, right, and Zak Crawley run between the wickets during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's captain Virat Kohli, center, and teammates acknowledge the applause from the crowd as they walk off the field at lunch on the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Groundsmen use rollers in the pitch area during innings break on the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad

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India's Washington Sundar raises his bat to acknowledge the applause from the spectators as he walks off the field after scoring 96 runs during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad

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India's Washington Sundar bats during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Team physiotherapist holds the hand of India's Mohammed Siraj, left, after he got hurt while fielding the ball during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's Mohammed Siraj, right, reacts in pain after he got hurt while fielding the ball during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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India's Washington Sundar reacts after he was hit by a delivery of England's James Anderson during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad

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India's Washington Sundar loses his balance after facing a delivery by England's Ben Stokes during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Uganda's Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, center right, and other officials greet the country's first consignment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India and provided through the global COVAX initiative, at the airport in Entebbe, Uganda. Urgent calls for COVID-19 vaccine fairness rang through African countries on Friday as more welcomed or rolled out doses from the global COVAX initiative, with officials acutely aware their continent needs much more.

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Nuns wait to see Pope Francis outside the Sayidat al-Nejat (Our Lady of Salvation) Cathedral, in Baghdad, Iraq. Pope Francis has honored victims of one of Iraq's most brutal massacres of Christians by Islamic militants. He is making a visit to Baghdad's Our Lady of Salvation Cathedral, where he has prayed and spoke with priests, seminarians and religious sisters. In 2010, al-Qaida-linked militants gunned down worshippers at the church in an attack that left 58 people dead.

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England's captain Joe Root, center without cap, and teammates celebrate the dismissal of India's Axar Patel during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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President Joe Biden participates in a roundtable discussion on a coronavirus relief package in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington.

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England's captain Joe Root, center, and teammates celebrate the dismissal of India's Axar Patel, right, during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Pope Francis, right, meets with Iraq's leading Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf, Iraq. The closed-door meeting was expected to touch on issues plaguing Iraq's Christian minority. Al-Sistani is a deeply revered figure in Shiite-majority Iraq and and his opinions on religious matters are sought by Shiites worldwide.

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Protesters demonstrate against a return to stricter restrictions in response to an uptick in people infected with COVID-19, in Formosa, Argentina.

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India's Washington Sundar, right, and Axar Patel run between the wickets to score during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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People who'd been vaccinated sat as they waited to make sure there were no allergic reactions at the Vikings Training Center that'd been converted into a site administering the newly available, single-dose, Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Eagan, Minn.

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England's Dom Sibley bats during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India

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People protest against the government of President Mario Abdo Benitez in response to the shortage of medications for COVID-19 patients in hospitals and the low availability of the vaccine against the new coronavirus, amid the resignation of the country health minister, in Asuncion, Paraguay.

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Protesters stand next to burning tires blocking a main road during a protest in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. A new wave of protests began on Tuesday after the Lebanese pound plunged to record lows on the black market, raising fears that the deterioration will only get worse. Prices have skyrocketed in recent months.

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin, right, and captain Virat Kohli celebrate the dismissal of England's Jonny Bairstow during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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The Capitol is seen at dusk as work in the Senate is stalled on the Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, in Washington. Senators plan to continue to vote on amendments through the night.

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England's Dom Sibley, right, walks off the field as Indian players celebrate his dismissal during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad

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Youth throw stones at riot police during a protest against the government of President Mario Abdo Benitez in response to the shortage of medications for COVID-19 patients in hospitals and the low availability of the vaccine against the new coronavirus, amid the resignation of the country's health minister, in Asuncion, Paraguay.

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England's captain Joe Root, right, bats during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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A protester shouts from behind a shield as riot police advance during a protest against the government of President Mario Abdo Benitez in response to the shortage of medications for COVID-19 patients in hospitals and the low availability of the vaccine against the new coronavirus, amid the resignation of the country's health minister, in Asuncion, Paraguay.

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India's Shubman Gill, left, falls on the ground after a shot played by England's Dom Sibley during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Haitians wait to be admitted into the Dominican Repubic in the border town of Belladere, Haiti. Dominican Republic President Luis Abinader announced that his administration would build what he called a "dividing line" between his country and Haiti. “In two years, we want to put an end to serious illegal immigration problems, drug trafficking and the transit of stolen vehicles that we have suffered for years, and achieve the protection of our territorial integrity that we have sought since our independence,” said Abinader.

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India's Axar Patel bats during the third day of fourth cricket test match between India and England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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Mainz's Leandro Barreiro Martins and Mainz's Adam Szalai fight for the ball with Schalke's Shkodran Mustafi during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Schalke 04 and FSV Mainz 05 at Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

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Shelly Barnett, left, lands a punch on Marlen Esparza during a bantamweight bout in Flint, Mich.

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A demonstrator holds up a Senegalese flag during protests against the arrest of opposition leader and former presidential candidate Ousmane Sonko in Dakar, Senegal. Days of violent protests in Senegal have killed at least one person, local reports say, as young people take to the streets nationwide in support of the main opposition leader who was detained Wednesday.

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Protesters are dispersed as Riot Police fire tear gas in Tharkata Township, on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Demonstrators defied growing violence by Myanmar security forces and staged more anti-coup rallies Friday, while the U.N. special envoy for the country called for urgent Security Council action, saying about 50 peaceful protesters were killed and scores were injured in the military's worst crackdowns this week.

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Riot police officers hold down a protester as they disperse protesters in Tharkata Township on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar on Friday called for urgent Security Council action, saying multiple peaceful protesters were killed and injured in the military's worst crackdowns this week.

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Claressa Shields, left, and Marie-Eve Dicaire raise their gloves after a boxing bout for the women's super welterweight title in Flint, Mich. Shields won by decision.

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Supporters of the ruling Pakistan Tehree-e-Insaf political party flash victory signs while they gather outside the National Assembly to celebrate Prime Minister Imran Khan winning a vote of confidence in Islamabad, Pakistan. Khan handily won a vote of confidence from the National Assembly on Saturday, days after the embarrassing defeat of his ruling party's key candidate in Senate elections.

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BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya meets actor Mithun Chakraborty in Kolkata.

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