Bangkok (Thailand): Women hold placards during a march on International Women's Day to call attention to laws on harassment and violence in the workplace or maternity protection. Photo: Andre Malerba/dpa.
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Sunamganj (Bangladesh): Young jockeys compete in a traditional rural horse race. Photo: Md Rafayat Haque Khan/dpa.
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Siena (Italy): (L-R) Germany's Philipp Walsleben of Team Alpecin-Fenix, France's Kevin Ledanois of Team Arkea Samsic and Italy's Simone Bevilacqua of Team Vini Zabu in action during the UCI World Tour "Strade Bianche" men's cycling race, 184km in Siena. Photo: Dirk Waem/dpa.
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Sydney (Australia): Two participants of the parade pose for a picture at the Sydney Cricket Ground during a dress rehearsal ahead of the 2021 Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, which will take place on Saturday 6 March 2021. Photo: Bianca De Marchi/dpa.
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New York (US): People take pictures at the Edge, the highest sky deck in the Western Hemisphere, located at Hudson Yards - The Shops and Restaurants mall. Photo: Sonia Moskowitz Gordon/dpa.
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Helsinki (Finland): Issues of the American Time magazine, with Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin, on the cover, are lined up in a bookstore. Photo: Roni Rekomaa/dpa.
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Seoul (South Korea): Students attend an online entrance ceremony at a classroom of an elementary school in Seoul, as schools reopened nationwide amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: YNA/dpa.
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Dhaka (Bangladesh): Police officers clash with activists of the J.C.D, the student wing of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, during a protest over the death of prominent writer Mushtaq Ahmed in jail. Photo: Habibur Rachman/dpa.
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Oberstdorf (Germany): Finland's Eetu Nousiainen lies on the ground after a crash during the first roudn of the men's ski jumping normal hill at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf. Photo: Daniel Karmann/dpa.
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Bogota (Colombia): Workers and bar owners take part in a protest to demand the reopening of the establishments which are closed due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Camila Díaz/dpa.
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Kolari (Finland): Cyclists make their way through a snow-covered road at the village of Akaslompolo. Photo: Heikki Saukkomaa/dpa.
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Barcelona (Spain): Protesters hold glass bottles during a protest against the imprisonment of Spanish rapper Pau Rivadulla Duro, known as Pablo Hasel. Police arrested Hasel after a court had sentenced him to nine-month in prison for insulting the monarchy and glorifying violence. Photo: Thiago Prudencio/dpa.
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Santa Clarita (US): A father gives his daughter her jacket before saying goodbye while her kindergarten teacher welcomes her, as students start returning to schools for in-person learning. Photo: Sarah Reingewirtz/dpa.
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Melbourne (Australia): Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup on Brighton Beach after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in their men's singles final tennis match of the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament at the Rod Laver Arena. Photo: Dave Hunt/dpa.
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Jakarta (Indonesia): A man carries his chicken through a flooded neighbourhood following heavy rains. Floods inundated parts of the Indonesian capital and its surrounding towns on Saturday following heavy rain overnight, displacing thousands of people. Photo: Donal Husni/dpa.
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Ontario (US): A firefighter works to extinguish a mulch fire at RWP Recycled Wood Products & Landscape Material in Chino Avenue in Ontario. Photo: Will Lester/Orange County.
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Arnaba (Syria): People watch as snow falls on the village of Arnaba. Photo: Anas Alkharboutli/dpa.
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Barcelona (Spain): Protesters burn barricades made out of dumpsters during the clash with police following a protest against the imprisonment of rapper Pau Rivadulla Duro, known as Pablo Hasel, after a court sentenced him to nine month in prison for insulting the monarchy and glorifying violence. Photo: Matthias Oesterle/dpa.
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Austin (US): A motorist tries to hook a chain to his truck stuck for several hours in downtown Austin after a rare snowstorm overnight in central Texas. Austin is shut down waiting for a temperature rise later this week. Photo: Bob Daemmrich/dpa.
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Kolkata (India): Couples take part in a mass wedding ceremony for 70 couples from different religions. The ceremony is held on Valentine's Day for couples from various religions and communities who lack the basic financial support in their families, to spread the message of love and social harmony. Photo: Avishek Das/dpa.
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Pattaya (Thailand): A bride and groom hold their wedding certificate in front of elephants during a joint wedding ceremony on Valentine's Day at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden. Photo: Andre Malerba/dpa.
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Helsinki (Finland): Protesters take part in a demonstration against the military coup d'etat that deposed Myanmar State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi, outside Parliament House. Photo: Emmi Korhonen/dpa.
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Seoul (South Korea): South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) and his wife, Kim Jung-sook, wearing the traditional Korean dress hanbok, send well wishes for Lunar New Year's Day through a smartphone at Cheong Wa Dae. Photo: YNA/dpa.
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Tehran (Iran): People on motorbikes take part in a drive-in rally to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Photo: Amin Monfared/dpa.
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Bogota (Colombia): A teacher tries to teach young children with masks on how to keep their distance from each other amid the Corona pandemic after partial attendance classes resumed in 907 schools in the Colombian capital. Photo: Alvaro Tavera/dpa.
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Mandalay (Myanmar): People take part in a demonstration against the military coup d'etat that deposed Myanmar State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: Kaung Zaw Hein/dpa.
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Helsinki (Finland): People protest in support of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny at the Senate Square. Photo: Antti Aimo-Koivisto/dpa.
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Paris (France): A Femen activist, with "not guilty" written on her chest, lights a flare during a protest against sexism in the French judicial system at the Vendome square. Photo: Alain Jocard/dpa.
Waitangi (New Zealand): Maori perform a welcoming ceremony for politicians during 2021 Waitangi Day commemorations, which marks the anniversary of the initial signing – on 6 February 1840 – of the Treaty of Waitangi, regarded as the founding document of the nation. Photo: Ben Mckay/dpa
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Kolkata (India): The 100 feet statue of Lord Buddha in a reclining posture in Kolkata is surrounded with scaffolding in preparations to be placed at Bodh Gaya village in Bihar next year during Buddha Purnima Festival. Photo: Avishek Das/dpa.
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New York (US): A man walks across a street during heavy snowfall in New York City. Photo: John Lamparski/dpa.
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Hamburg (Germany): A Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 aircraft is moved at Hamburg Airport. The aircraft has taken off on the longest non-stop passenger flight in Lufthansa's corporate history, its destination being the Mount Pleasant military base on the Falkland Islands 13,700 kilometres away. Photo: Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa
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Paris (France): French police arrest protesters during a demonstration against the draft law entitled "Global Security", which would restrict the publication of images showing the faces of police officers on duty. Photo: Lorena Sopêna I Lòpez/dpa.
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Deir Al-Balah (Palestine): People perform funeral prayer for a Palestinian man who died of the coronavirus in in Deir al-Balah, central of Gaza Strip. Photo: Ashraf Amra/dpa.
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Valencia (Venezuela): An elderly woman fills a water container from a river, as the country has a severe water shortage. Photo: Elena Fernandez/dpa.
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Berlin (Germany): Roses lie next to a note, with the inscription "#weremember", at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe one day ahead of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. Photo: Dorothee Barth/dpa.
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Melbourne (Australia): A protester holds a placard during an Invasion Day rally. Indigenous Australians refer to Australia Day, which commemorates the arrival of the First British Fleet to Sydney in 1788, as 'Invasion Day' and there is growing support to change the date to one which can be celebrated by all. Photo: James Ross/dpa.
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Eindhoven (Netherlands): Demonstrators throw stones towards the police during a demonstration against the current Corona policy in front of the Eindhoven Railway station. Photo: Rob Engelaar/dpa.
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Saint Petersburg (Russia): Anti-riot police officers confront protesters during a demonstration against the detention of the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny who was arrested on his return to Russia from Germany. Photo: Sergei Mikhailichenko/dpa.
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Los Angeles (US): A mural of the basketball player Kobe Bryant on the side of a building, in the first anniversary of the death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and 7 others in a helicopter crash a year ago in Los Angeles. Photo: Keith Birmingham/dpa.
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Washington (US): President Joe Biden speaks (R) as Vice President Kamala Harris looks on during his administration's Coronavirus response event in the State Dining Room of the White House. Photo: Alex Wong/dpa.
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Munich (Germany): Two skeletons installed on a table are seen from the window of a closed restaurant in downtown. Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa.
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Reggio Emilia (Italy): Juventus player Leonardo Bonucci celebrates with the trophy after winning the Italian Super Cup (Supercoppa Italiana) 2020-21 final match against Napoli at Mapei Stadium. Photo: Massimo Paolone/dpa.
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Washington (US): A Secret Service member looks out of the window of an SUV near the White House ahead of President-elect Joe Biden inauguration as the 46th President of the United States. Photo: Dominick Sokotoff/dpa.
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Washington (US): A general view of the National Mall as it filled with decorative flags during preparations for the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden, amid threats of violent events taking place. Photo: Carol Guzy/dpa.
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Washington (US): Military members stand guard in a closed road in the early morning ahead of the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on 20 January 2021 amid threats of violent events taking place. Photo: Chris Juhn/dpa.
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Rio de Janeiro (Brazil): Beachgoers crowd on Copacabana Beach. Brazil, with its 210 million inhabitants, is one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Fernando Souza/dpa.
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Pyongyang (North Korea): A picture provided by the North Korean state news agency (KCNA) on 15 January 2021, shows North Korean soldiers taking part in a military parade at Kim Il-sung Square, to celebrate the recently-concluded eighth congress of the North Korea's ruling Workers' Party. Photo: KCNA/dpa.
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Washington (US): Anti-Trump protesters put a big 'Remove Trump' banner on the street in front of the US Capitol. Photo: Lena Klimkeit/dpa.
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Hamburg (Germany): Firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a warehouse in the Wilhelmsburg district. Photo: Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa.
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Vizzavona (France): A snow plough clears a road near Vizzavona train station, at the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, following heavy snowfalls over southern Europe. Photo: Pascal Pochard-Casabianca/dpa.
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Jakarta (Indonesia): A piece of one of the engines of Sriwijaya flight SJ182 sits at Tanjung Priok port after retriving it from the crash site following the crash of the Boeing 737-500 passenger plane with 62 people on board. Photo: Denny Pohan/dpa.
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Brisbane (Australia): People shop inside a supermarket. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced that greater Brisbane will go into a three-day lockdown after a hotel cleaner was diagnosed with the UK variant of coronavirus on Wednesday. Photo: Darren England/dpa.
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Lviv (Ukraine): An Ukrainian woman sings while carrying a basket of buns during the Orthodox Christmas Day parade in downtown Lviv. Photo: Mykola Tys/dpa.
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Seville (Spain): Paramedics and rescue team care for an elderly person in the street before being transferred to a hospital after a fire in an old people's nursing home. Photo: Eduardo Briones/dpa.
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Istanbul (Turkey): Turkish riot police clash with students of Bogazici University during a protest against the newly appointed rector who is known for closeness to the Turkish government and the ruling party. Photo: Jason Dean/dpa.
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New York (US): Residents wait in a line outside a coronavirus testing site through NYC Health + Hospitals located at Northern Boulevard in Queens. Photo: Ron Adar/dpa.
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Berlin (Germany): A cyclist rides through the snow at the Brandenburg Gate. Photo: Britta Pedersen/dpa.
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Seattle (US): Swimmers run into the frigid waters of Puget Sound during the annual West Seattle Polar Bear Swim. Photo: Paul Christian Gordon/dpa.
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Pyongyang (North Korea): A picture provided by the North Korean state news agency (KCNA) on 1 January 2021, shows North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un (C) visiting the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the mausoleum for the country's former chief's Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il. Photo: KCNA/dpa.
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Draykish (Syria): A picture provided by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on 30 December 2020 shows Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad (R) and his wife Asma Al-Assad participating with more than 300 Syrian students in afforestation of Harsh al-Tufaha forest which was affected by the fires last year. Photo: SANA/dpa
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Buenos Aires (Argentina): Thousands of women demonstrated in front of the Argentinian congress while senators are discussing the law for legal, safe and free abortion. Photo: Carol Smiljan.
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Marseille (France): A general view of a pile of garbage on the street as the company Polyceo, in charge of trash collection, is on strike since 17 December 2020. More than 550 tonnes of garbage were not collected in over the past two weeks according to the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis. Photo: Nicolas Tucat/dpa
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Hulun Buir (China): Mongolians herders ride Bactrian camels as they take part in the camel beauty contest in Inner Mongolia. Photo: TPG via ZUMA Press/dpa.
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Gaza (Palestine). A Palestinian man inspects the damage at a workshop, after Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes on the Gaza strip. Israel's military said early Sunday it had struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel. Photo: Mahmoud Issa/dpa.
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Sao Paulo (Brazil): People walk in a popular street market before Christmas, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Photo: Cris Faga/dpa.
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Helsinki (Finland): People visit graves and place candles at the Hietaniemi Cemetery on Christmas Eve. Photo: Emmi Korhonen/dpa.
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Dover (England): All check-in lanes at the port of Dover are closed. Britain's Port of Dover has banned all outgoing freight for 48 hours following the French government's announcement that it will not accept any passengers arriving from the UK for amid fears over the new coronavirus strain. Photo: Andrew Matthews/dpa.
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Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia): Children take a ride in the mini train inside a mall which is decorated for Christmas celebrations. Photo: Amirul Azmi/dpa.