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FAMILY GUY: An ethnic Uighur man plays with his grandson in the old district of Kashgar city, in Xinjiang province. China will ease family planning restrictions to allow all couples to have two children after decades of a strict one-child policy, the ruling Communist Party said on October 29, 2015, a move aimed at alleviating demographic strains on the economy. REUTERS

UP IN THE AIR: Hot air balloons fly over Dubai during the World Air Games 2015. The event was held under the rules of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale as part of the Dubai International Balloon Fiesta event. REUTERS

UP IN THE AIR: Hot air balloons fly over Dubai during the World Air Games 2015. The event was held under the rules of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale as part of the Dubai International Balloon Fiesta event. REUTERS

 

PRESSURE KEG The summer of 2015 saw heightened tensions in the West Bank, with some warning of a Third Intifada. Ramallah was one site of protests; during clashes, Palestinian protesters struggled with Israeli troops, near city of Ramallah. REUTERS

PRESSURE KEG: The summer of 2015 saw heightened tensions in the West Bank, with some warning of a Third Intifada. Ramallah was one site of protests; during clashes, Palestinian protesters struggled with Israeli troops, near city of Ramallah.
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LONG-AWAITED REUNION: Uda Tarrabin (R) kisses his father Suliman after arriving home in southern Israel, following 15 years in Egypt. Tarrabin, an Israeli- Arab held in Egyptian jails for 15 years on espionage charges was released in exchange for the release of two Egyptians held in Israel. REUTERS

LONG-AWAITED REUNION: Uda Tarrabin (R) kisses his father Suliman after arriving home in southern Israel, following 15 years in Egypt. Tarrabin, an Israeli- Arab held in Egyptian jails for 15 years on espionage charges was released in exchange for the release of two Egyptians held in Israel. REUTERS

 

RIDIN’ DIRTY: Two years on from the worst chemical attack since 1988, allegedly by the Assad regime, the Syrian area of Ghouta continues to struggle. A man rides his bicycle near what activists said was an exploded cluster bomb shell in the town of Douma. REUTERS

RIDIN’ DIRTY: Two years on from the worst chemical attack since 1988, allegedly by the Assad regime, the Syrian area of Ghouta continues to struggle. A man rides his bicycle near what activists said was an exploded cluster bomb shell in the town of Douma. REUTERS

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