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Thousands of Taiwanese take part in a protest in Taipei against the controversial pact that aims to ease trade regulations with China.



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Masked demonstrators clash with police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, on March 29. Opposition and ruling party supporters held the first protests after the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) mission visited the country to support talks and denounce the violence that has left two more dead, raising the deathtoll to 39.



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Crew members of a mission to the International Space Station, US astronaut Steven Swanson (L), Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (C) and Oleg Artemyev (R), on their way to board the Soyuz-FG rocket with the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, early on March 26.



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Over 50,000 fans watched the Toronto Blue Jays face off against the New York Mets at Montreal's Olympic Stadium, the first MLB game played in the city since the Expos left Montreal after the 2004 season.



/AP Photo/Kjell Gunnar Beraas, MSF

Healthcare workers with Doctors Without Borders prepare isolation and treatment areas for Ebola operations, in Gueckedou, Guinea. Health officials in the West African nation say they're now treating eight cases of Ebola in the capital. At least 70 people have died in the country's south since the Ebola outbreak began last week.



/AP Photo/Heba Khamis

Jailed supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi raise the four-finger sign, a symbol of defiance associated with Muslim Brotherhood supporters, during their trial in Alexandria, on March 29.



/Ahmed Saad/Reuters

Shia Muslims attend Friday prayers in Baghdad's Sadr City.



/Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

Brazilian federal troops and police occupied favelas in Rio de Janeiro on March 30 to help quell a surge in violent crimes following attacks by drug traffickers on police posts. Less than three months before Rio welcomes tens of thousands of football fans for the World Cup, the attacks cast new doubts on government efforts to expel gangs from slums.



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Crew members of a mission to the International Space Station, US astronaut Steven Swanson (L), Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (C) and Oleg Artemyev (R), on their way to board the Soyuz-FG rocket with the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, early on March 26.

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Healthcare workers with Doctors Without Borders prepare isolation and treatment areas for Ebola operations, in Gueckedou, Guinea. Health officials in the West African nation say they(***)re now treating eight cases of Ebola in the capital. At least 70 people have died in the country(***)s south since the Ebola outbreak began last week.

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Brazilian federal troops and police occupied favelas in Rio de Janeiro on March 30 to help quell a surge in violent crimes following attacks by drug traffickers on police posts. Less than three months before Rio welcomes tens of thousands of football fans for the World Cup, the attacks cast new doubts on government efforts to expel gangs from slums.

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Thousands of Taiwanese people take part in a protest in Taipei against the controversial trade pact that aims to loosen regulations with China.

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Thousands of Taiwanese people take part in a protest in Taipei against the controversial trade pact that aims to loosen regulations with China.

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Masked demonstrators clash with the police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, March 29. Opposition and ruling party supporters held the first protests after the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) mission visited the country to support the talks and rejecting violence which left two more dead, taking the deathtoll to 39.

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Masked demonstrators clash with the police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, March 29. Opposition and ruling party supporters held the first protests after the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) mission visited the country to support the talks and rejecting violence which left two more dead, taking the deathtoll to 39.

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The crew members of a mission to the International Space Station, US astronaut Steven Swanson (L), Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (C) and Oleg Artemyev (R) go to board their Soyuz-FG rocket with the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, early on March 26.

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The crew members of a mission to the International Space Station, US astronaut Steven Swanson (L), Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (C) and Oleg Artemyev (R) go to board their Soyuz-FG rocket with the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, early on March 26.

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Over 50,000 fans watched the Toronto Blue Jays face off against the New York Mets at Montreal's Olympic Stadium, the first MLB game played in the city since the Expos left Montreal after the 2004 season.

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Over 50,000 fans watched the Toronto Blue Jays face off against the New York Mets at Montreal's Olympic Stadium, the first MLB game played in the city since the Expos left Montreal after the 2004 season.

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Healthcare workers from Doctors Without Borders react as they prepare isolation and treatment areas for their Ebola, hemorrhagic fever operations, in Gueckedou, Guinea. Health officials in the West African nation of Guinea say they're now treating eight cases of Ebola in the capital. At least 70 people have died in the country's south since the Ebola outbreak began last week.

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Healthcare workers from Doctors Without Borders react as they prepare isolation and treatment areas for their Ebola, hemorrhagic fever operations, in Gueckedou, Guinea. Health officials in the West African nation of Guinea say they're now treating eight cases of Ebola in the capital. At least 70 people have died in the country's south since the Ebola outbreak began last week.

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Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi charged with violence raise the four-finger sign, a symbol of defiance associated with the supporters, during a trial in court in Alexandria, Egypt, Saturday, March 29.

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Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi charged with violence raise the four-finger sign, a symbol of defiance associated with the supporters, during a trial in court in Alexandria, Egypt, Saturday, March 29.

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Shi'a Muslims attend Friday prayers in Baghdad's Sadr City.

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Shi'a Muslims attend Friday prayers in Baghdad's Sadr City.

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Brazilian federal troops and police occupied the Mare slums complex on March 30 to help quell a surge in violent crime following attacks by drug traffickers on police posts. Less than three months before Rio welcomes tens of thousands of foreign soccer fans for the World Cup, the attacks cast new doubts on government efforts to expel gangs from slums using a strong police presence.

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Brazilian federal troops and police occupied the Mare slums complex on March 30 to help quell a surge in violent crime following attacks by drug traffickers on police posts. Less than three months before Rio welcomes tens of thousands of foreign soccer fans for the World Cup, the attacks cast new doubts on government efforts to expel gangs from slums using a strong police presence.



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