Reuters Pictures of the Year 2014, Part 2

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A masked female member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, holds a machete as she sits in a village of Zawa, in this April 8, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Goran Tomasevic/Reuters)

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Men rescue a boy from under the rubble after what activists said were explosive barrels were dropped by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad in the Al-Shaar neighbourhood of Aleppo, in this April 6, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Hosam Katan/Reuters)

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A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrols outside the village of Zawa, in this April 8, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Goran Tomasevic/Reuters)

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Britain’s Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son Prince George disembark from their plane after arriving in Wellington, in this April 7, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Phil Noble/Reuters)

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A Seleka fighter wears a hat that reads “Bocou Harame”, in a reference to the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, in the town of Bria, in this April 9, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Goran Tomasevic/Reuters)

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The passenger departure area is seen at the abandoned Nicosia International Airport near Nicosia, in this March 10, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Neil Hall/Reuters)

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A suspected illegal construction is seen covered by green plants atop a 19-storey residential building in Guangzhou, Guangdong province in this April 11, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)

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The door through which model Reeva Steenkamp was shot is displayed during Olympic and Paralympic track athlete Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial in Pretoria, in this April 14, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Antoine de Ras/Reuters)

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A penitent takes part in the procession of the “Silencio y la Santa Cruz” brotherhood during Holy Week in Oviedo, northern Spain, in this April 15, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Eloy Alonso/Reuters)

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The South Korean Sewol ferry (L) is seen sinking in the sea off Jindo, as lighting flares are released for a night search, in this April 16, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)

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A fighter jet flies above as Ukrainian soldiers sit on an armoured personnel carrier in Kramatorsk, in eastern Ukraine, in this April 16, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Marko Djurica/Reuters)

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Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, talks to junior surf lifesavers during a visit to Sydney’s Manly beach in this April 18, 2014 file photo. (Photo by David Gray/Reuters)

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A family member of a passenger missing after the South Korean Sewol ferry capsized is blocked by police during a protest in Jindo calling for a meeting with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and demanding the search and rescue operation be speeded up, in this April 20, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)

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A student from the General Yermolov Cadet School holds two rifles during a two-day field exercise near the village of Sengileyevskoye, just outside the south Russian city of Stavropol, in this April 13, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters)

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Formula One Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone (C) stands with his lawyers as he arrives in court in Munich, in this April 24, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Michaela Rehle/Reuters)

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A veteran wearing service medals bows his head during a remembrance service on ANZAC Day in central Sydney, in this April 25, 2014 file photo. (Photo by David Gray/Reuters)

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Prospectors work at the open-pit Djoubissi gold mine, north of Bambari, in this April 24, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Emmanuel Braun/Reuters)

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A Ukrainian policeman walks past pro-Russian activists blocking the entrance to a television station in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, in this April 27, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)

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Gloria Lincoln-Thompson carries her 9mm Smith & Wesson pistol in her waistband during a rally in support of the Michigan Open Carry gun law in Romulus, Michigan, in this April 27, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Rebecca Cook/Reuters)

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Displaced Rohingya woman Norbagoun carries her severely malnourished 25-day-old twins in her lap in their house at the Dar Paing camp for internally displaced people in Sittwe, Rakhine state, in this April 24, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Reuters/Minzayar)

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A woman lies on the road dying from a gunshot wound to the head close to the village of Dekoa after the armed peacekeeping convoy from the African Union operation in the country (MISCA) she was travelling in came under attack by anti-Balaka militiamen, as it travelled towards the towns of Kabo and Sido in the north on the border with Chad, in this April 28, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Siegfried Modola/Reuters)

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A painting is seen around the site where a shell landed during the 2010 North Korean attack on the island of Yeonpyeong which lies on the South Korean side of the Northern Limit Line (NLL), in the Yellow Sea, in this April 9, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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An injured man waits for medical attention after, according to activists, two barrel bombs were thrown by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad in the Hullok neighbourhood of Aleppo, in this May 1, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Hosam Katan/Reuters)

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A mourner cries next to yellow ribbons dedicated to missing and dead passengers of the sunken Sewol passenger ship, after paying tribute at the official memorial altar in Ansan, in this May 2, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)

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The head of actress Edith Piaf’s wax statue is seen wrapped in plastic at the Paris Grevin Wax Museum’s workshop before it is shipped to Prague for the opening of their new museum, in this April 11, 2014 file photo. (Photo by Philippe Wojazer/Reuters)

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