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  18 August 2017  
 
 
   
 
  A van crashes into pedestrians in Barcelona  
Injured people react after a van crashed into pedestrians on the tourist promenade Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain, 17 August 2017. According to media reports, at least 13 people were killed and more than 100 injured after a van crashed into pedestrians on Las Ramblas.
 
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  © epa / efe / David Armengou  
 
 
 
   
 
  Van crashes into pedestrians in Barcelona  
Police officers cordon off the site around a van that was used in an attack killing pedestrians on Las Ramblas promenade in Barcelona, Spain, 17 August 2017. A similar attack was conducted in the coastal city of Cambrils early 18 August, after alleged terrorists used a vehicle next to a promenade, killing one and injuring six people, including a police officer.
 
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  © epa / efe / Quique Garcia  
 
 
 
   
 
  Aftermath of vehicle attack in Cambrils  
Members of security forces look at a car used by attackers to drive into pedestrians in Cambrils, northeastern Spain, 18 August 2017. Five alleged terrorists, who apparently wore bomb belts, were shot dead by security forces as they ran away early 18 August. The attack occured hours after a deadly van attack in Barcelona. Police have stated that the attacks were linked.
 
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  © epa / efe / Jaume Sellart  
 
 
 
   
 
  Minute silence to pay tribute to victims a day after attacks in Catalonia  
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy (3-L), Spain's King Felipe VI (C-L), Catalonian Regional President Carles Puigdemont (C-R), Barcelona's Mayor Ada Colau (3-R) and others observe a minute silence at Catalonia Square in Barcelona, Spain, 18 August 2017. The so-called 'Islamic State' (IS) has claimed responsibility for the suspected terror attack in Barcelona.
 
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  © epa / efe / Andreu Dalmau  
 
 
 
   
 
  Spanish Embassy in Berlin holds a minute of silence  
A bouquet with a note reading 'Catalonia with you, Barcelona and Cambrils' hangs from the fence of the Spanish Embassy in Berlin, Germany, 18 August 2017. As a sign of condolence and solidarity, official buildings in Germany hoisted their flags to half-mast after the terror attacks in Spain.
 
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  © epa / Felipe Trueba  
 
 
 
   
 
  Situation a day after a van attack in Barcelona  
People pay tribute to victims outside Liceu Theater on the site of a deadly van attack in Barcelona, Spain, 18 August 2017. Spanish police are treating the incident as a terror attack.
 
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  © epa / efe / Quique Garcia  
 
 
 
   
 
  International Committee of the Red Cross center for disabled in Jalalabad  
An Afghan man gets an artificial limb installed during a program for disabled supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 17 August 2017. The ICRC center in Jalalabad is visited daily by 100 to 150 patients. About 70 percent of the disabled who seek help are war victims, mostly land mines victims.
 
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  © epa / Ghulamullah Habibi  
 
 
 
   
 
  Damages after storm in northern Poland  
An aerial view taken by a drone shows the damaged forest nearby Rytel village, northern Poland, 17 August 2017. Six people have died and 51 were injured during the heavy storms that passed over Poland on 11 and 12 August. The severe weather has caused damages to three thousand buildings, electricity infrastructure and about 46 thousand hectares of forests.
 
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  © epa / pap / Leszek Szymanski  
 
 
 
   
 
  SEA Games Kuala Lumpur 2017  
Brian Ong Wei Loong (R) of Singapore and Rian Rinaldo (L) of Indonesia in action during the SEA Games 2017 Water Polo events in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18 August 2017. The event officially runs from 19 to 30 August.
 
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  © epa / Ahmad Yusni  
 
 
 
   
 
  First female run restaurant in Herat  
An Afghan woman visits Javegah Darchin, a family restaurant meant for women in Herat, Afghanistan, 17 August 2017. Javegah Darchin restaurant is the first female run initiative in Herat, particularly for women who want to have their meal in a free and secure environment.
 
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  © epa / Jalil Rezayee  
 
 
 
     
 
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