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Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his wife, Margie, pay their respects at the Martin Place memorial site on Tuesday in Sydney, Australia. Jennifer Polixenni Brankin/Getty Images hide caption

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Shang Aiyun (second left) and Li Sanren (second right) mourn at the grave of their son, Huugjilt, in Hohhot, China. Huugjilt was executed in 1996 for the rape and murder of a woman in a public toilet. He was cleared of the crime on Monday. Ren Junchuan/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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A left-wing protest in Russia on Nov. 8. Apparently, armchair socialists aren't sitting down after all, a new study says. Artyom Geodakyan/ITAR-TASS /Landov hide caption

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A hostage runs to armed tactical response police officers for safety after she escaped from a cafe under siege at Martin Place in the central business district of Sydney, Australia, on Monday. Rob Griffith/AP hide caption

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Ekrem Dumanli, editor-in-chief of Zaman, salutes cheering supporters as he is detained outside his office in Istanbul, on Sunday. Dumanli was one of two dozen people, including many journalists, detained in what is being described as a purge against anti-government figures. AP hide caption

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