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Eyes on the prize Slovakia’s Anna Karolina Schmiedlova returns a ball at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne

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Horns of a dilemma Villagers try to control a bull during the annual ‘Jallikattu’ taming event in Palamedu near Madurai in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu

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Flying car A sedan took off after hitting a median strip in Santa Ana, California, and came to rest above a dental surgery. The driver and his passenger suffered minor injuries

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Standing room only A train leaves Tongi station near Dhaka, the Bangladesh capital, after the world congregation of Muslims

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Cold comfort Adherents bathe in ice-cold water in a purification ceremony at the Teppozu Inari Shinto shrine in Tokyo, Japan

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Bush blaze Wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes in the northeastern outskirts of Perth, Western Australia, are being brought under control

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Election observer Vladimir Putin keeps an eye on Russia from a campaign billboard in Moscow ahead of the presidential contest

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Nose dive A Boeing 737-800 that skidded off a runway after landing in Trabzon, northern Turkey, came to a halt on a muddy cliff a few feet from the Black sea

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Keep out Ukrainian police block access to a camp of supporters of opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili near the parliament building in Kiev

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Street message Ann Marie Gormley hangs a print by Banksy, the graffiti artist, at the London Art Fair in Islington, north London

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Final tour Air Trooper Toby Tibbitts checks the British Army Air Corps’ last Lynx Mk9 helicopter to be decommissioned at RAF Odiham in Hampshire

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Papal visit Clergy take pictures of Pope Francis walking toward the altar before a mass at O’Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile

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Face off A skin used for Hanson Robotics’s robot Sophia in Hong Kong. Sophia is a creation of the Hong Kong start-up working on bringing robots to market

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Patron’s day A horse is ridden through flames on the eve of Saint Anthony’s day, Spain’s patron saint of animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, north-west of Madrid

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Happy clap North Korean leader Kim Jong Un enjoys a visit to the newly remodelled Pyongyang Teacher Training College

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No-fly zone Activists celebrate the French government’s decision not to build the Grand Ouest airport at Notre-Dame-des-Landes in north-west France

Distant gaze A Palestinian girl looks through a plastic sheet at her family home in the Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City

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Liberation day Russian President Vladimir Putin visits an exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the battle that broke the siege of Leningrad outside St Petersburg

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