Director of radio AADAR-Koima programmes Souleima Maiga holds munitons found in Gao on February 28, 2013. Gao, the main town in northern Mali, which is also the most resilient to the law imposed for ten months by Tuareg rebels and then by armed Islamists, is supported by a handful of Radio presenters, technicians and managers. The trouble began at the end of March for community radio AADAR-Koima when Tuareg rebels of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) invaded the city. By the end of June, under the domination of Mujao (Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa), 'we had to stop the music and broadcast messages calling for adherence to religious movements,' said Maiga. AFP PHOTO /JOEL SAGET
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State Sen. Vincent Sheehen and fellow lawmakers complete the final votes in the Senate on the removal of the Confederate flag from the capitol grounds at the South Carolina Statehouse July 7, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Sheehen was a sponsor of the bill to remove the flag. Lawmakers in the SC House of Representatives will tackle the vote next.
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Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at an organizational rally on July 7, 2015 at the Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City, Iowa. The campaign stop provided a few hundred supporters and campaing workers with an oppurtunity to hear from the former Sectratary of State about her platform for her run the office of President of the United States.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo smiles as he signs into law a new affirmative sexual consent policy to combat campus sexual violence on July 7, 2015 in New York City. Joined by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, local politicians and activists, the bill includes a 'yes means yes' definition of consent requiring a clear and affirmative agreement between sexual partners.
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A woman wipes her eyes as she walks through the July 7 memorial in Hyde Park during a service to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the London 7/7 bombings on July 7, 2015 in London, England. Today is the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 bombings, when four suicide bombers struck transport system in central London on Thursday 7 July 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than 770 in simultaneous attacks.
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A woman holds a flower during a service at the July 7 memorial in Hyde Park to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the London 7/7 bombings on July 7, 2015 in London, England. Today is the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 bombings, when four suicide bombers struck transport system in central London on Thursday 7 July 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than 770 in simultaneous attacks.
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In this photo provided by the German Government Press Office (BPA), Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (2nd R), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (4th L), European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (2nd R) and French President Francois Hollande (R) talk during a meeting prior to the emergency Euro Summit, on July 7, 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. President of the EU Parliament Martin Schulz has said that the consequences of the Greek referendum result, which rejected the European Bailout deal with great majority, has increased the risks of national bankruptcy in Greece.