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The Two-tailed pasha (Charaxes jasius jasius) in Sithonia, Greece.jpg. This butterfly is the only charaxes species you can find in Europe. The First of May is a public holiday in Greece and this month sees the emergence of the two-tailed pasha.

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English : The Two-tailed pasha (Charaxes jasius jasius) in Sithonia, Greece.jpg. This butterfly is the only charaxes species you can find in Europe. The First of May is a public holiday in Greece and this month sees the emergence of the two-tailed pasha.

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Unions celebrate International Workers' Day every year in Germany.‎

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English : Unions celebrate International Workers' Day every year in Germany.

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Church of Our Lady of La Junquera, Luesma, Zaragoza, Spain. While the church is of Baroque style, the bell tower is of Mudéjar style. The church was erected in the 16th century and was reformed until the 17th century.

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English : Church of Our Lady of La Junquera, Luesma, Zaragoza, Spain. While the church is of Baroque style, the bell tower is of Mudéjar style. The church was erected in the 16th century and was reformed until the 17th century.

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The Qal'at al-Bahrain, also known as the "Bahrain Fort" or "Fort of Bahrain" and previously as the "Portugal Fort", is an archaeological site located in Bahrain, on the Arabian Peninsula. Archaeological excavations carried out since 1954 have unearthed antiquities from an artificial mound of 12 m (39 ft) height containing seven stratified layers, created by various occupants from 2300 BC up to the 18th century, including Kassites, Greeks, Portuguese and Persians. It was once the capital of the Dilmun civilization and was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005.

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English : The Qal'at al-Bahrain, also known as the "Bahrain Fort" or "Fort of Bahrain" and previously as the "Portugal Fort", is an archaeological site located in Bahrain, on the Arabian Peninsula. Archaeological excavations carried out since 1954 have unearthed antiquities from an artificial mound of 12 m (39 ft) height containing seven stratified layers, created by various occupants from 2300 BC up to the 18th century, including Kassites, Greeks, Portuguese and Persians. It was once the capital of the Dilmun civilization and was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005.

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The main office complex of the ADAC in Munich was designed by architects Sauerbruch Hutton and opened in 2012.

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English : The main office complex of the ADAC in Munich was designed by architects Sauerbruch Hutton and opened in 2012.

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Ruined vault of Iyasu's Palace of the Fasil Ghebbi ensemble in Gondar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia. Fasil Ghebbi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and today is the African World Heritage Day.

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English : Ruined vault of Iyasu's Palace of the Fasil Ghebbi ensemble in Gondar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia. Fasil Ghebbi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and today is the African World Heritage Day.

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Rear light of a Mercedes-Benz C-Klasse Cabrio in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : Rear light of a Mercedes-Benz C-Klasse Cabrio in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Panoramic view of the sunset in Conques, Aveyron, France.

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Night view of Saint Basil's Cathedral, Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The building, now a museum and a world-famous landmark, was built from 1555-61 on orders from Ivan the Terrible and commemorates the capture of Kazan and Astrakhan.

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English : Night view of Saint Basil's Cathedral, Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The building, now a museum and a world-famous landmark, was built from 1555-61 on orders from Ivan the Terrible and commemorates the capture of Kazan and Astrakhan.

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Tupolev Tu-160 overflying Moscow as part of the Victory Day Parade in 2014, Russia

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BMW Mini Cooper at sunset on a country lane in the hamlet Dernekamp, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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English : BMW Mini Cooper at sunset on a country lane in the hamlet Dernekamp, Kirchspiel, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Macroshot of a Taraxacum sect. Ruderalia mature blowball or clock containing many single-seeded fruits called achenes.

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English : Macroshot of a Taraxacum sect. Ruderalia mature blowball or clock containing many single-seeded fruits called achenes.

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Presidential guard of Peru during Peru's National (Independence) Day in front of the Government Palace, Plaza de Armas, Lima, Peru.

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English : Presidential guard of Peru during Peru's National (Independence) Day in front of the Government Palace, Plaza de Armas, Lima, Peru.

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Long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) - also known as the crab-eating macaque - Labuk Bay, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

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Metro de São Paulo, southbound train arriving at Saúde Station, Brazil.

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Train parade on Circle Line in Moscow Metro.‎

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English : Train parade on Circle Line in Moscow Metro.

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Thudufushi, formerly one of the uninhabited islands of Alif Dhaal Atoll (South Ari Atoll), Maldives, was developed into a 70 room 4 star plus resort in 1990.

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English : Thudufushi, formerly one of the uninhabited islands of Alif Dhaal Atoll (South Ari Atoll), Maldives, was developed into a 70 room 4 star plus resort in 1990.

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ITU History: The world is more connected than ever before and the story of ITU is the story of connecting the world. Watch this video and discover the fascinating history of telecommunications over the last 150 years.‎

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English : ITU History: The world is more connected than ever before and the story of ITU is the story of connecting the world. Watch this video and discover the fascinating history of telecommunications over the last 150 years.

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Ceiling over the altar, St Salvator's Cathedral, Bruges, Belgium

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Sunset view of the hermitage of Saint Domingo, Lécera, province of Zaragoza, Spain. The Baroque hermitage was built over a former iberian settlement in the 14th century.

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English : Sunset view of the hermitage of Saint Domingo, Lécera, province of Zaragoza, Spain. The Baroque hermitage was built over a former iberian settlement in the 14th century.

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The Captain Badr (ship, 1978), a livestock carrier in the harbour of Sète, France.

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Panorama of Puerto de Mogán, Gran Canaria, a former fishing village that turned into a popular tourist destination.

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Church of Saint-Mayme in commune of Onet-le-Château‎, Aveyron, France

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Lopesan Baobab Resort, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria.

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Winged altar at the church on mount Magdalensberg, Carinthia, Austria. Anonymous master of the elder Villach Workshop, 1502.

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English : Winged altar at the church on mount Magdalensberg, Carinthia, Austria. Anonymous master of the elder Villach Workshop, 1502.

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Dülmen ponies in the Wildbahn in the nature reserve “Merfelder Bruch” in the morning fog at sunrise, Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Aali Qapu ("Great Gate") Palace, Isfahan, Iran. The name Great Gate was given to this place as it was right at the entrance to the Safavid palaces which stretched from the Naqsh e Jahan Square to the Chahar Baq Boulevard. The building, another wonderful Safavid edifice, was built by decree of Shah Abbas I in the early seventeenth century and is 40 metres (130 ft) high with six floors, each accessible by a difficult spiral staircase. It was here that the great monarch used to entertain noble visitors, and foreign ambassadors.

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English : Aali Qapu ("Great Gate") Palace, Isfahan, Iran. The name Great Gate was given to this place as it was right at the entrance to the Safavid palaces which stretched from the Naqsh e Jahan Square to the Chahar Baq Boulevard. The building, another wonderful Safavid edifice, was built by decree of Shah Abbas I in the early seventeenth century and is 40 metres (130 ft) high with six floors, each accessible by a difficult spiral staircase. It was here that the great monarch used to entertain noble visitors, and foreign ambassadors.

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The Treptowers are a complex of buildings in the district of Alt-Treptow (Berlin, Germany).

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English : The Treptowers are a complex of buildings in the district of Alt-Treptow (Berlin, Germany).

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Special ITU Facebook Live report from the AI for Good Global Summit 2018, Geneva, Switzerland‎

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English : Special ITU Facebook Live report from the AI for Good Global Summit 2018, Geneva, Switzerland

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Organ of Sonntagberg Basilica, Lower Austria. Franz Xaver Christoph, II/25, built 1774–1776.

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English : Organ of Sonntagberg Basilica, Lower Austria. Franz Xaver Christoph, II/25, built 1774–1776.

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“Haus Schiffahrt” in Norderney, Lower Saxony, Germany

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Temple of Augustus, Pula, Croatia. The Roman temple is dedicated to the first Roman emperor, Augustus, it was probably built during the emperor's lifetime at some point between 27 BC and his death in AD 14. The richly decorated frieze is similar to that of Maison Carrée (Nîmes, France), and these two temples are considered the two best complete Roman monuments outside Italy.

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English : Temple of Augustus, Pula, Croatia. The Roman temple is dedicated to the first Roman emperor, Augustus, it was probably built during the emperor's lifetime at some point between 27 BC and his death in AD 14. The richly decorated frieze is similar to that of Maison Carrée (Nîmes, France), and these two temples are considered the two best complete Roman monuments outside Italy.

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