The most extreme selfies from around the world

Whether it's the adrenaline or just pure madness, people just need to take a snap of themselves
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English television comedian and journalist Dom Joly takes a selfie at the top of the mast of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing boat before the start of Leg 6 from Itajai to Newport on April 19, 2015 in Sanya, China. (Photo by Dom Joly/Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing via Getty Images)
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Oil workers take a selfie in front of the burning oil field on the outskirts of Qayyarah on December 23, 2016 in Qayyarah, Iraq. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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A masked Palestinian protestor takes a selfie as another one uses a sling shot to hurl stone towards Israeli security forces during clashes at the Hawara checkpoint, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, on October 12, 2015. (Photo credit JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP/Getty Images)
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Soldiers from the Iraqi special forces take a selfie on a street in the Aden district of Mosul after troops almost entirely retook the area from ISIL on November 22, 2016. (Photo credit THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)
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A demonstrator takes a selfie in front of a police line during a protest outside the Ferguson police department on October 10, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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A Palm Beach County Sheriff officer takes a selfie with protesters that are against President Donald Trump as they make themselves heard near the entrance to Mar-a-Lago Resort where the president is staying for the weekend on February 4, 2017 in Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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In this photograph taken on August 23, 2016, two men take a series of selfies as they sit on the ledge of a high-rise building in an activity called "rooftopping" in Hong Kong. (Photo credit ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Alain Robert, a French urban climber also known as the Spiderman, takes a selfie as he stands on top of a building of La Defense business area, on August 31, 2016 in Courbevoie, near Paris. (Photo credit MATTHIEU ALEXANDRE/AFP/Getty Images)
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A participant runs in front of bulls as he takes a selfie during the fifth bull run of the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Northern Spain, on July 11, 2014. (Photo credit RAFA RIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Navigator Brian Carlin takes a selfie while enjoying the fast and furious action on Day 20 during Leg 1 between Alicante, Spain and Cape Town, South Africa. The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean race for professional racing crews. (Photo by Brian Carlin/Team Vestas Wind/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images)
Thu 09 Mar 2017 08:35 AM GST
By Edward Liamzon