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August 6, 2015

A look at the best news photos from around the world.
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Children float paper lanterns in the Motoyasu River with the backdrop of the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, western Japan. Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
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Children float paper lanterns in the Motoyasu River with the backdrop of the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, western Japan. Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

Bao Lanfang, second from right, whose daughter-in-law, son, and granddaughter were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, cries while speaking to journalists in Beijing, China.
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Bao Lanfang, second from right, whose daughter-in-law, son, and granddaughter were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, cries while speaking to journalists in Beijing, China.

Commuters cross the River Thames on the Millennium footbridge as a tube strike hits the morning rush hour in the city of London. The Underground (subway) staff staged a second strike in a month over plans to run trains all night at weekends.
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Commuters cross the River Thames on the Millennium footbridge as a tube strike hits the morning rush hour in the city of London. The Underground (subway) staff staged a second strike in a month over plans to run trains all night at weekends.

The Italian coast guard and Irish navy said at least 367 people were saved, although 25 bodies also were found. Many other are feared to have died during the capsizing of the fishing boat in the latest human smuggling tragedy in the Mediterranean. (Credit: Italian Navy)
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The Italian coast guard and Irish navy said at least 367 people were saved, although 25 bodies also were found. Many other are feared to have died during the capsizing of the fishing boat in the latest human smuggling tragedy in the Mediterranean. (Credit: Italian Navy)

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