This handout picture taken and released on January 25, 2013 by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD) shows a French Foreign Legion's soldier cleaning a the cannon of a tank before to leave the Mopti military base. French and Malian troops advanced today on the key Islamist stronghold of Gao after recapturing the northern town of Hombori as the extremists bombed a strategic bridge to thwart a new front planned in the east. The French-led assault against the radical Islamists controlling northern Mali entered its third week with a strong push into the vast semi-arid zone amid rising humanitarian concerns for people in the area facing a dire food crisis. AFP PHOTO / FROM
People and children are chased by the 'Toro de Fuego' (flaming bull) as it runs throught the streets during the opening day of the San Fermin Running of the Bulls fiesta on July 6, 2015 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway entitled 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the daily running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona to the bull ring.
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A child looks out from a window display during the opening day of the San Fermin Running of the Bulls fiesta on July 6, 2015 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway entitled 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the daily running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona to the bull ring.
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after meeting with members of his national security team concerning ISIS at the Pentagon July 6, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. From left, Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work, Commander of U.S. Central Command Gen. Lloyd Austin, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Commander of U.S. Africa Command Gen. David Rodriguez, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey. Obama announced the U.S. military is making progress against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
People inside the capitol building watch as Confederate flag supporters gather at the state house July 6, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. The state legislature began debate on the placement of the flag today after the issue was reignited by the murders in Charleston, South Carolina at Emanuel AME Church in June.
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French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrive to give a press conference after their meeting at the Elysee Palace on July 06, 2015 in Paris, France. Angela Merkel met Francois Hollande to discuss the situation concerning the Greece in the European Union.
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Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (L), Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos (C) and the new Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos pose for the photographers at the presidential palace during the swearing in ceremony of the new finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos on July 6, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Politicians in Europe and Greece are planning emergency talks after Greek voters rejected EU proposals to pay back it's creditors creating an uncertain future for Greece.