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Mannequins with their heads covered are pictured at a mall in Kabul on January 30, 2022. MOHD RASFAN / AFP

A military instructor teaches civilians holding wooden replicas of Kalashnikov rifles, during a training session at an abandoned factory in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on January 30, 2022. SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP

New York police officers gather for the funeral of NYPD officer Wilbert Mora on February 2, 2022 in New York. Mora, 27, along with partner Jason Rivera, were killed on January 21, as they responded to a domestic violence emergency. ANGELA WEISS / AFP

Migrants cross illegally to Chile from bordering Bolivia, in Colchane, on February 2, 2022. DIEGO REYES / AFP

French President Emmanuel Macron (R) meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) in Moscow on February 7, 2022, for talks in an effort to find common ground on Ukraine and NATO, at the start of a week of intense diplomacy over fears Russia is preparing an invasion of its pro-Western neighbour. SPUTNIK / AFP

A free-diver swims near a big jellyfish off the coast of Lebanon's northern city of Batroun, on February 13, 2022. - IBRAHIM CHALHOUB / AFP

Women sit under United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) branded cardboard boxes as they wait to be registered by the authorities at the compound of the Agda Hotel, in the city of Semera, Afar region, Ethiopia, on February 14, 2022. EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP

Maimun Ali, 31, holds her 2-year-old child at Sahal Macalin Ciise Stabilization Centre in Baidoa, Somalia, on February 14, 2022. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

Patients lie in hospital beds outdoors while temperatures plummet at nighttime, outside the Caritas Medical Centre in Hong Kong on February 16, 2022, as the city faces its worst Covid-19 coronavirus wave to date, overwhelming hospitals. PETER PARKS / AFP

A civilian man fleeing violence sits in a bed covered with a mosquito net at the compound of the Agda Hotel, in the city of Semera, Ethiopia, on February 17, 2022. EDUARDO SOTERAS / AFP

In this photograph taken on February 17, 2022, Afghan migrants ride in the back of a pickup truck along a desert road towards the Afghanistan-Iran border in Nimruz. WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP

This aerial photograph taken on February 18, 2022, shows storks gathered atop plastic recyclable material at the Tovlan landfill in the Jordan Valley, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP

Men adorned with military camouflage body-paint walk during a gathering to show support to the military in Ouagadougou, on February 19, 2022. OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT / AFP

Helena, a 53-year-old teacher, stands outside a hospital after the bombing of the eastern Ukraine town of Chuguiv on February 24, 2022, as Russian armed forces attempt to invade Ukraine from several directions, using rocket systems and helicopters to attack Ukrainian position in the south, the border guard service said. ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

The body of a Russian serviceman lies near destroyed Russian military vehicles on the roadside on the outskirts of Kharkiv on February 26, 2022, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. SERGEY BOBOK / AFP

Helena (R) and her brother Bodia (L) from Lviv sit with their belongings at the Medyka pedestrian border crossing, in eastern Poland on February 26, 2022, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. WOJTEK RADWANSKI / AFP

The body of an unidentified soldier lies near a burning Russian armoured personnel carrier (APC) during fighting with the Ukrainian armed forces in Kharkiv, on February 27, 2022. SERGEY BOBOK / AFP

Staff members from the Hoshinoya Tokyo hotel demonstrate the "Lantern Dining Experience", where lanterns made by Kojima Shoten - a shop in Kyoto - are used to shroud diners for mask-free dining amid the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, during a media event at the hotel in Tokyo on February 28, 2022. PHILIP FONG / AFP

This photograph taken on February 4, 2022, shows an Afghan man who sold his kidney in an attempt to save his family from starvation displaying the operation scars, in his house in Sayshanba Bazaar, in the Injil district of Herat province. WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP

Residents of Sievierodonetsk, Lugansk Oblast, shelter in their basement during the heavy shelling by Russian forces and Russia-backed separatists on February 28, 2022. ANATOLII STEPANOV / AFP

A woman reacts in front of a burning house after shelling in the city of Irpin, outside Kyiv, on March 4, 2022. ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Destroyed Russian armoured vehicles line the street in the city of Bucha, west of Kyiv, on March 4, 2022. ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Taliban members attend a graduation ceremony for newly-trained police recruits at the police academy in Kabul on March 5, 2022. WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP

QuickStep - AlphaVinyl French rider Julian Alaphilippe (R) falls during the 16th one-day classic cycling race Strade Bianche (White Roads), 184 km starting and finishing in Siena, in Italy, on March 5, 2022. MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP

Evacuees cross a destroyed bridge as they flee the city of Irpin, northwest of Kyiv, on March 7, 2022. DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP

A father places his hand on the window as he says goodbye to his daughter seated in an evacuation train at the central train station in Odessa on March 7, 2022. BULENT KILIC / AFP

A rescuer pushes a trolley carrying an elderly woman during the evacuation by civilians of the city of Irpin, northwest of Kyiv, on March 8, 2022. SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP

Cosplayer Dom Charland, dressed as Batman, poses for his photographer on the Edge, the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere located in Hudson Yards in New York on March 10, 2022. TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP

A Ukrainian serviceman takes cover as people evacuate the city of Irpin on March 13, 2022. ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

US actor Will Smith (R) slaps US actor Chris Rock onstage during the 94th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 27, 2022. ROBYN BECK / AFP

A worker wearing protective gear guards the entrance to a neighbourhood in lockdown, as a measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus, in Jing'an district, in Shanghai on March 29, 2022. HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP

The body of a Russian soldier lies in a trench after the Ukrainian troops retook the village of Mala Rogan, east of Kharkiv, on March 30, 2022. FADEL SENNA / AFP

This aerial photograph taken on April 1, 2022, shows burned Russian armoured vehicles in the outskirts of Kyiv, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP

The body of a civilian, with his wrists tied behind his back, lies on a street in Bucha,  northwest of the capital Kyiv on April 2, 2022. RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP

French President and liberal party La Republique en Marche (LREM) candidate for re-election, Emmanuel Macron, shakes hands with attendees as he arrives for his first campaign meeting at the Paris La Defense Arena in Nanterre, on the outskirts of Paris, on April 2, 2022. LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP

In this photograph taken on April 2, 2022, bodies of civilians lie on Yablunska street in Bucha, northwest of Kyiv, after the Russian army pulled back from the city. RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP

A dog lies next to the body of Volodymyr Brovchenko in Yablunska street in Bucha, northwest of Kyiv, April 3, 2022. SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP

A dead body is seen in a mass grave in Motyzhyn village, Bucha district of Kyiv oblast, west of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on April 4, 2022. RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (C) speaks to media in the town of Bucha, northwest of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, on April 4, 2022. RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP

French far-right party Rassemblement National's (RN) presidential candidate Marine Le Pen (C) reacts after the first results of the first round of the Presidential election in Paris, on April 10, 2022. JOEL SAGET / AFP

A Russian soldier patrols in the Mariupol drama theatre, bombed last March 16, on April 12, 2022 in Mariupol, as Russian troops intensify their campaign to take the strategic port city, part of an anticipated massive onslaught across eastern Ukraine, while Russia's President makes a defiant case for the war on Russia's neighbour. - *EDITOR'S NOTE: This picture was taken during a trip organized by the Russian military.* ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP

This aerial photograph taken on April 14, 2022, shows the construction of the Maya Train route between Tulum and Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo State, Mexico. CARLO ECHEGOYEN / AFP

A member of the catholic faith wearing protective clothing holds a crucifix during a Good Friday Meditation prayer carried out by prelates in the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2022, marking the third anniversary of a fire that partially destroyed the cathedral. BERTRAND GUAY / AFP

A man walks in a cemetery in Irpin on April 19, 2022, where at least three rows of new graves have been dug to accommodate those killed during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP

An internally displaced 92-year-old woman lies down as she awaits evacuation by Ukraine's Red Cross, in a bunker at a factory in Severodonetsk, eastern Ukraine, on April 22, 2022. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

A woman walks by a wall of pungent foam which formed in a polluted river and overran the Los Puentes neighbourhood, in Mosquera, west of Bogota, on April 26, 2022. JUAN BARRETO / AFP

Evacuees from Mariupol arrive on buses at a registration and processing area for internally displaced people in Zaporizhzhia, on May 8, 2022. DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP

Russian Ambassador to Poland, Ambassador Sergey Andreev reacts after being doused with red paint during a protest prior to a ceremony at the Soviet soldier war mausoleum in Warsaw, Poland on May 9, 2022, on the day of the 77th anniversary of the 1945 Soviet victory against Nazi Germany. WOJTEK RADWANSKI / AFP

Palestinian cameraman Mujahed al-Saadi (C) of Palestine Today TV mourns with other journalists over the body of veteran Al-Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Aqleh (Akleh), who was shot dead as she covered a raid on the West Bank's Jenin refugee camp, on May 11, 2022, at the hospital in Jenin. JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP

A father fans his son in the recovery ward for malnourished patients in Tchad/ Chine hospital's nutrition unit under management by ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) in N'djamena, Chad on May 13, 2022. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP

Sasha (L), 4, and his sister Ksenia, 8, members of a family that chose not to evacuate, pose in a bedroom in the basement shelter in Lysychansk, eastern Ukraine, on May 15, 2022. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

Ukrainian servicemen assist their comrades not far from the frontline in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas, on May 21, 2022. ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Britain's Prince Louis of Cambridge (R) holds his ears as he stands next to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to watch a special flypast from Buckingham Palace's balcony following the Queen's Birthday Parade, the Trooping the Colour, as part of Queen Elizabeth II's platinum jubilee celebrations, in London on June 2, 2022. DANIEL LEAL / AFP

An elderly woman sits in front of destroyed houses after a missile strike, which killed an old woman, in the city of Druzhkivka (also written Druzhkovka) in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas on June 5, 2022. ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

The father of a man who was reportedly killed by a cluster rocket mourns over his body in the city of Lysychansk in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas on June 18, 2022 . ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Firefighters operate at the site of a wildfire in Pumarejo de Tera near Zamora, northern Spain, on June 18, 2022. CESAR MANSO / AFP

USA's coach Andrea Fuentes (R) dives to recover USA's Anita Alvarez (L) from the bottom of the pool during an incident in the women's solo free artistic swimming finals, during the Budapest 2022 World Aquatics Championships at the Alfred Hajos Swimming Complex in Budapest on June 22, 2022. OLI SCARFF / AFP

A boy walks on a boat left lying on the dried-up bed of a section of Iraq's receding southern marshes of Chibayish in Dhi Qar province, on June 28, 2022. ASAAD NIAZI / AFP

Turquoise water is seen in a large melt hole on the top of an iceberg in the Disko bay, Ilulissat, western Greenland, on June 29, 2022. ODD ANDERSEN / AFP

Alfa Romeo Chinese driver Zhou Guanyu skids across the track after a collision with Mercedes' British driver George Russell (unseen) during the Formula One British Grand Prix at the Silverstone motor racing circuit in Silverstone, central England on July 3, 2022. BEN STANSALL / AFP

This photograph taken on July 8, 2022, shows insulating foam blankets covering a part of the Rhone Glacier to prevent it from melting, next to its glacial lake, formed by the melting of the glacier due to global warming, near Gletsch, in the Swiss Alps. FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

People play cards inside the official residence of Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, in Colombo on July 10, 2022, a day after it was overrun by anti-government protestors. ARUN SANKAR / AFP

Migrants line up as they wait to be processed by US Border Patrol after illegally crossing the US-Mexico border in Yuma, Arizona in the early morning of July 11, 2022. ALLISON DINNER / AFP

This photograph taken on July 18, 2022, shows beachgoers on Moulleau beach as smoke rises from a wildfire in La Teste-de-Buch, seen from Arcachon up the coast from the Pilat dune. THIBAUD MORITZ / AFP

A relative kneels by the body of a teenager who died in a Russian missile strike at a bus stop in Saltivka, a northern district of the second largest Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on July 20, 2022. SERGEY BOBOK / AFP

A police truck drives past as residents of the Complexo do Alemao favela carry a corpse, during a police raid in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 21, 2022. MAURO PIMENTEL / AFP

EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Hassan Razem, a ten-year-old child suffering from severe acute malnutrition is pictured in the Abs district of Yemen's northwestern Hajjah province, on July 25, 2022. ESSA AHMED / AFP

A municipal worker trims bushes along a sidewalk near a burning house, after it was hit by a shell in the outskirts of Bakhmut, Eastern Ukraine. BULENT KILIC / AFP

Pro-choice supporters Alie Utley and Joe Moyer (R) react to the failed constitutional amendment proposal at the Kansas Constitutional Freedom Primary Election Watch Party in Overland Park, Kansas on August 2, 2022. DAVE KAUP / AFP

A polar bear sleeps in the early hours, along the shoreline of the Hudson Bay near Churchill on August 8, 2022. OLIVIER MORIN / AFP

Electoral Commission Officials count votes inside a polling station after the official closing of the polls during Kenya's general election at Mathare Social Hall in Nairobi, Kenya, on August 9, 2022. LUIS TATO / AFP

Ukrainian soldiers rest, some kilometres away from the frontline in the Donbas region on August 10, 2022. BULENT KILIC / AFP

Firefighters drink water and recover during an operation to stop a wildfire in the Sameiro village near the town of Manteigas, on August 10, 2022. PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP

A firefighter navigates through smoke and embers with a flash light during a wildfire in Manteigas, central Portugal, on August 10, 2022. PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP

Britain's Sasha Pardoe competes during the Women's Park BMX Cycling Freestyle event at the European Cycling Championships in Munich, southern Germany on August 12, 2022. CHRISTOF STACHE / AFP

A girl stands atop destroyed Russian military equipment on Khreshchatyk street in Kyiv on August 20, 2022, which has been turned into an open-air military museum ahead of Ukraine's Independence Day on August 24. DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP

A man (L) and a boy (R) use a satellite dish to ferry children across a flooded area after heavy monsoon rainfalls in Jaffarabad district, Balochistan province, on August 26, 2022. FIDA HUSSAIN / AFP

This aerial photograph taken on September 2, 2022, shows people sitting on a section of a parched river bed along the Yangtze River in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province. AFP

A woman (C) gestures for help as Kenyan security forces intervene during a stampede at the entrance of the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani in Nairobi, Kenya, on September 13, 2022 ahead of William Ruto's inauguration ceremony. TONY KARUMBA / AFP

Britain's King Charles III walks behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Standard and the Imperial State Crown and pulled by a Gun Carriage of The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery, during a procession from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster, in London on September 14, 2022. MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP

The Bearer Party carry the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, from the State Hearse, into St George's Chapel inside Windsor Castle on September 19, 2022, for the Committal Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. JEFF J MITCHELL / POOL / AFP

This aerial photograph taken on September 19, 2022, shows the US - Mexico border wall cutting across a hill in the desert, near San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico. GUILLERMO ARIAS / AFP

The Procession following the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, aboard the State Hearse, travels up The Long Walk in Windsor on September 19, 2022, making its final journey to Windsor Castle after the State Funeral Service of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. CARL DE SOUZA / AFP

The Queen's corgis, Muick and Sandy are walked inside Windsor Castle on September 19, 2022, ahead of the Committal Service for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. GLYN KIRK / POOL / AFP

A protester holds a portrait of Mahsa Amini during a demonstration in support of Amini, a young Iranian woman who died after being arrested in Tehran by the Islamic Republic's morality police, on Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on September 20, 2022. OZAN KOSE / AFP

Nasibe Samsaei, an Iranian woman living in Turkey, cuts her ponytail off during a protest outside the Iranian consulate in Istanbul on September 21, 2022, following the death of an Iranian woman after her arrest by the country's morality police in Tehran. YASIN AKGUL / AFP

Police officers detain a man following calls to protest against partial mobilisation announced by the Russian President, in Moscow, on September 21, 2022. ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP

Switzerland's Roger Federer (L) sheds a tear after playing his final match, a doubles with Spain's Rafael Nadal (R) of Team Europe against USA's Jack Sock and USA's Frances Tiafoe of Team World in the 2022 Laver Cup at the O2 Arena in London, early on September 24, 2022. GLYN KIRK / AFP

This photograph taken on September 25, 2022, shows empty graves after the exhumation of bodies in the mass grave created during the Russian's occupation in Izyum, Kharkiv region. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

People clear debris in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Fort Myers Beach, Florida on September 30, 2022. GIORGIO VIERA / AFP

Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen on a screen on Red Square as he holds a rally and a concert marking the annexation of four regions of Ukraine Russian troops occupy - Lugansk, Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia, in central Moscow on September 30, 2022. ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP

US model Bella Hadid is dressed by spraying Fabrican Spray-on fabric during the Coperni Spring-Summer 2023 fashion show as part of the Paris Womenswear Fashion Week, in Paris, on September 30, 2022. JULIEN DE ROSA / AFP

Brazil's former President (2003-2010) and presidential candidate for the leftist Workers Party (PT) Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva greets supporters during a campaign rally on the eve of the presidential election, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on October 1, 2022. MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL / AFP

Members of the "Jove de Tarragona" team attempt to form a "castell" (human tower) during the 28th edition of the 'castells' competition at the Tarraco arena in Tarragona on October 2, 2022. JOSEP LAGO / AFP

Black smoke billows from a fire on the Kerch bridge that links Crimea to Russia, after a truck reportedly exploded, near Kerch, on October 8, 2022. AFP

This aerial photograph taken on October 8, 2022, shows Baker Lake surrounded by Fall colours near East Bolton, Quebec, Canada. SEBASTIEN ST-JEAN / AFP

A man assists an injured woman during a protest against Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry calling for his resignation, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, October 10, 2022. RICHARD PIERRIN / AFP

Elephant keeper Kiapi Lakupanai plays with two calves at Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy, Samburu, Kenya on October 12, 2022. LUIS TATO / AFP

Migrants carry an inflatable boat on their shoulders as they prepare to embark on a attempt to cross the English Channel, on the beach of Gravelines, near Dunkirk, northern France on October 12, 2022. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP

A Venezuelan migrant girl is helped by her mother as they arrive at Canaan Membrillo village, the first border control of the Darien Province in Panama, on October 13, 2022. LUIS ACOSTA / AFP

This aerial photograph taken on October 15, 2022, shows an abandoned boat in a desert at the site of former Lake Poopo, near Punaca Tinta Maria, Bolivia. MARTIN SILVA / AFP

A drone approaches for an attack in Kyiv on October 17, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. YASUYOSHI CHIBA / AFP

Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema receives the Ballon d'Or award during the 2022 Ballon d'Or France Football award ceremony at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris on October 17, 2022. FRANCK FIFE / AFP

China's President Xi Jinping (R) sits besides Premier Li Keqiang (2L) as former president Hu Jintao (2R) is assisted to leave the closing ceremony of the 20th China's Communist Party's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 22, 2022. NOEL CELIS / AFP

This UGC photograph posted on Twitter reportedly on October 26, 2022 shows an unveiled woman standing atop a vehicle as thousands make their way towards Aichi cemetery in Saqez, Mahsa Amini's home town in the western Iranian province of Kurdistan, to mark 40 days since her death, defying heightened security measures as part of a bloody crackdown on women-led protests. UGC / AFP

This photograph taken on October 29, 2022, shows emergency workers and others assisting people who were caught in a Halloween stampede in the district of Itaewon in Seoul. ALBERT RETIEF / AFP

Supporters of Brazilian former President (2003-2010) and candidate for the leftist Workers Party (PT) Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva celebrate after their candidate won the presidential run-off election at the Cinelandia square in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 30, 2022. PABLO PORCIUNCULA / AFP

A Ukrainian soldier of an artillery unit fires towards Russian positions outside Bakhmut on November 8, 2022. BULENT KILIC / AFP

A man hugs a serviceman of the Ukrainian armed forces as local residents gather to celebrate the liberation of Kherson, on November 13, 2022. BULENT KILIC / AFP

A villager carries the body of his dead son following a 5.6-magnitude earthquake that killed at least 162 people, with hundreds injured and others missing in Cianjur on November 22, 2022. ADITYA AJI / AFP