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Friday. February 3
German chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and British prime minister Theresa May at the EU summit in Valletta.
French police secure the Louvre Pyramid in Paris, France. A French soldier shot and wounded a knife-wielding man who tried to enter the museum carrying a suitcase, according to police sources.
Thursday, February 2
A woman releases a small boat as an offering for the African sea goddess Yemanja, at a beach in Montevideo, Uruguay. Thousands of worshippers come to the beach on Yemanja’s feast day, bearing candles, flowers, perfumes and fruit to show their gratitude for her blessings.
Mourners attend the funeral for Abdelkrim Hassane, Khaled Belkacemi and Aboubaker Thabti, three of the six victims of the Quebec City mosque shooting on Sunday, at the Maurice Richard Arena in Montreal.
Romanian riot police detain a man after minor clashes erupted during a protest in Bucharest, Romania. Tens of thousands of people protested for the second night after a government decision to decriminalise official misconduct.
US President Donald Trump congratulates Rex Tillerson, as Mr Tillerson’s wife, Renda St Clair, looks on. Mr Tillerson was sworn in as secretary of state in the Oval Office.
Chinese dragon dancers perform at a fair at a local park on the fifth day of the Lunar New Year in Beijing. China is marking the year of the Fire Rooster.
Models check their mobile phones backstage before the Guy Laroche Spring/Summer 2016 women’s ready-to-wear fashion show at the Paris Fashion Week.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Pyongyang Orphans’ Primary School.
A lava stream from the Kilauea volcano shoots out from a sea cliff on Hawaii’s Big Island. The massive flow is coming from a lava tube at the Kamokuna ocean entry.
Wednesday, February 1
A displaced Syrian, who fled from the Isis-besieged city of Deir Ezzor, is pictured in a refugee camp in al-Hawl, Syria.
Israeli police remove an activist during an operation to evict settlers from the illegal outpost of Amona in the occupied West Bank.
Britain’s Prince Charles fashions a balloon headgear during a lesson with pupils at Yavneh College, an Orthodox Jewish school, in north London.
Tuesday, January 31
Guzier Jarl Lyall Gair and his Jarl throw their torches on to the galley in Lerwick, Shetland. The traditional festival of fire, known as Up Helly Aa, takes place annually on the last Tuesday of January. The climax of the day came with participants wearing costumes as they hauled a Viking long boat through the streets of Lerwick to the edge of town where up to 1,000 paraders set the vessel ablaze by throwing torches into the galley.
Brazil’s President Michel Temer during an interview with the Financial Times in his office in São Paulo.
Monday, January 30
Horses run away from wildfires in Portezuelo, Chile.
Sunday, January 29
Switzerland’s Roger Federer lifts the Australian Open tennis trophy in Melbourne after defeating Rafael Nadal and earing his 18th grand slam title.
Saturday, January 28
A UK Independence party supporter dressed as Winston Churchill attends the campaign launch of Paul Nuttall who is seeking to be the Member of Parliament for the constituency of Stoke Central.
Dogs pull a competitor’s sled during the 2017 International Dog Sled Races in Todtmoos, Germany. More than 100 mushers are competing in the two-day race deep in the Black Forest.
Carl Frampton, left, of Northern Ireland, follows through on a punch to Leo Santa Cruz during their featherweight title boxing match in Las Vegas.
Security forces take a break at the Lama Temple in Beijing, China.
People protest against President Donald Trump’s travel ban at the at Los Angeles International Airport in California.
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