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WWI, festivals and elections

Nepal’s Armed Police Force personnel put vermillion powder on the forehead of a police dog during Tihar festival celebrations at a kennel division in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during the second day of Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals that is also dedicated to the worship of Hindu goddess of wealth Laxmi. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

 

Russian soldiers dressed in Red Army World War II uniforms march during the Nov. 7 parade in Red Square, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. The event marked the 77th anniversary of a World War II historic parade in Red Square and honored the participants in the Nov. 7, 1941, parade who headed directly to the front lines to defend Moscow from the Nazi forces. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

 

Devotees light earthen lamps on the banks of the River Sarayu as part of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights celebrations in Ayodhya, India, India, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The northern Indian city of Ayodhya has broken a Guinness World Record after lighting 300,150 earthen lamps and keeping them lit for at least 45 minutes. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

 

French President Emmanuel Macron pays his respects with children at the Ossuary of Douaumont near Verdun, northeastern France, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, during ceremonies marking the centenary of the end of World War I. (Etienne Laurent, Pool via AP)

 

The Capitol is seen on the morning after Election Day as Democrats took back the House with a surge of fresh new candidates and an outpouring of voter enthusiasm ending eight years of Republican control, in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

 

A Yeoman Warder, commonly referred to as a ‘Beefeater’, stands amongst the first of thousands of lit flames which form part of an installation called ‘Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers’, in the dry moat of the Tower of London, to mark the centenary of the end of World War I, in London, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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