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2015: The Year In Photos

This was the year that terrorism and refugees dominated global headlines more than ever. Militants escalated their attacks from Syria to the streets of Paris, while over a million people fleeing conflicts poured into Europe. Here are some of the images which captured the top stories of 2015.
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A portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin is on display at a cafe in the town of Dombai on Mount Mussa-Achitara in southern Russia, on January 2, 2015. (Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko)
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A portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin is on display at a cafe in the town of Dombai on Mount Mussa-Achitara in southern Russia, on January 2, 2015. (Reuters/Eduard Korniyenko)

People leave the scene of a suicide bomb attack that targeted a vehicle of the European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan in Kabul, January 5, 2015. (epa/Jawad Jalali).
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People leave the scene of a suicide bomb attack that targeted a vehicle of the European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan in Kabul, January 5, 2015. (epa/Jawad Jalali).

A Syrian refugee girl stands behind a door at a makeshift settlement in the village of Ketermaya, south of Beirut, Lebanon, January 8, 2015. Snowfall and gales in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley destroyed some refugee tents. (Reuters/Ali Hashisho)
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A Syrian refugee girl stands behind a door at a makeshift settlement in the village of Ketermaya, south of Beirut, Lebanon, January 8, 2015. Snowfall and gales in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley destroyed some refugee tents. (Reuters/Ali Hashisho)

People gather in Paris for a march against terrorism on January 11, 2015. Hundreds of thousands of people and more than 40 world leaders attended the march honoring the 17 victims killed in three days of terror which started when gunmen invaded the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. (epa/Frederic Von Erichsen)
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People gather in Paris for a march against terrorism on January 11, 2015. Hundreds of thousands of people and more than 40 world leaders attended the march honoring the 17 victims killed in three days of terror which started when gunmen invaded the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. (epa/Frederic Von Erichsen)

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