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A selection of images from around the world

  • A demonstrator holds a coloured-smoke canister during a demonstration in Nantes as part of the sixth day of massive strike action over government's plans to overhaul the pension system. AFP / Loic VENANCE

  • People stand amid tear-gas smoke during a demonstration in Lyon as part of the sixth day of massive strike action over government's plans to overhaul the pension system. AFP / Jeff PACHOUD

  • A visitor checks a rifle displayed at the Fifth Gulf Defence and Aerospace exhibition (GDA) in Kuwait City. AFP / Yasser Al-Zayyat

  • A firefighter conducts back-burning measures to secure residential areas from encroaching bushfires in the Central Coast, some 90-110 kilometres north of Sydney. AFP / Saeed KHAN

  • A Rohingya ballon seller walks along a street at Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhia. AFP / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN

  • Workers hang dry cured hams at a yard of a ham-processing company in Jinhua, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

  • Panda cubs Meng Yuan and Meng Xiang are seen during a news conference to announce their names at the Berlin Zoo in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

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