Libya Dawn fighter uses a monocoular to look at Islamic State (IS) militant positions near Sirte ...A Libya Dawn fighter uses a monocoular to look at Islamic State (IS) militant positions near Sirte March 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic              TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY            TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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A Libya Dawn fighter uses a monocular to look at Islamic State, known as Isis near Sirte. 

Lovers of Light photography competition...Undated handout photo issued by VELUX of 'Drawn' taken in Scotland by Ford Buchanan, which is one of the six entries from the UK to make the top 10 shortlisted photographs in VELUX's third annual Lovers of Light photography competition. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday March

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‘Drawn’ taken in Scotland by Ford Buchanan, is one of the six entries from the UK to make the top 10 shortlisted photographs in VELUX’s third annual Lovers of Light photography competition. 

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A river can be seen flowing through drought-affected farming areas located in the western region of New South Wales. According to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Australia recorded its second-hottest February since records began in 1910, with national maximum temperatures 2.35 degrees above the average. 

Tadjik women throw water on men from roof top as they take part in a festival celebration to welcome the coming Spring in Tadjik autonomous county, Kashgar...Tadjik women throw water on men from roof top as they take part in a festival celebration to welcome the coming Spring in Tadjik autonomous county, Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, March 18, 2015. Picture taken March 18, 2015. REUTERS/CHINA DAILY Women throw water on men from roof top in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur  REUTERS/China Daily             TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY            TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Tadjik women throw water on men from roof top as they take part in a festival celebration to welcome the coming Spring in Tadjik autonomous county, Kashgar, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. 

A young boy plays amongst a destroyed ba...A young boy plays amongst a destroyed banana plantation in Mele, outside the Vanuatu capital of Port Vila on March 19, 2015, after Cyclone Pam ripped through the island nation. Vanuatu has hit out at aid groups swarming the cyclone-ravaged Pacific nation over a lack of coordination, which it said cost precious time getting help to those in need, while warning food will run out in a week.    AFP PHOTO / Jeremy PIPERJEREMY PIPER/AFP/Getty Images

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A young boy plays amongst a destroyed banana plantation in Mele, outside the Vanuatu capital of Port Vila, after Cyclone Pam ripped through the island nation. Vanuatu has hit out at aid groups swarming the cyclone-ravaged Pacific nation over a lack of coordination, which it said cost precious time getting help to those in need, while warning food will run out in a week. 

Northern lights show...The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, over Derwent water near Keswick in the Lake District. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 18, 2015. See PA story ENVIRONMENT Aurora. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, over Derwent water near Keswick in the Lake District. 

Sri Lanka's Tharindu Kaushal bowls during the Cricket World Cup quarter-final match against South Africa at the SCG...Sri Lanka's Tharindu Kaushal bowls during the Cricket World Cup quarter-final match against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) March 18, 2015.     REUTERS/Steve Christo  (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Sri Lanka’s Tharindu Kaushal bowls during the Cricket World Cup quarter-final match against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, holds up his budget case for the cameras as he stands outside number 11 Downing Street in central London...Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, holds up his budget case for the cameras as he stands with his Treasury team outside number 11 Downing Street, before delivering his budget to the House of Commons, in central London March 18, 2015.   REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN  - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, holds up his budget case for the cameras as he stands with his Treasury team outside number 11 Downing Street, before delivering his budget to the House of Commons, in central London

Fire razed 250 houses and killed two residents...epa04667151 Majay Bugarin,5, shows  materials  he collected among debris after a fire that razed a slum area in Malabon City, north of Manila, Philippines, 18 March 2015. According to arson investigators from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), two residents were killed and  more than 500 families were rendered homeless by a blaze that swept through some 400 houses at a shanty town amid the start of the country's fire safety month. Fire Prevention Month is observed in the month of March, with incidents of fire expected to increase during summer.  EPA/DENNIS M. SABANGAN

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Majay Bugarin, 5, shows materials he collected among debris after a fire in a slum area in Malabon City, north of Manila, Philippines. According to arson investigators from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), two residents were killed and more than 500 families were rendered homeless by a blaze that swept through some 400 houses at a shanty town amid the start of the country’s fire safety month. Fire Prevention Month is observed in the month of March, with incidents of fire expected to increase during summer. 

Paul Alexander Hatyay (C), the headmaster, and teachers of Central School lay out books to dry in the sun after the roof of the school's library was blown away by Cyclone Pam in Port Vila, the capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu March 18, 2015.   REUTERS/Edgar Su     REUTERS NEWS PICTURES HAS NOW MADE IT EASIER TO FIND THE BEST PHOTOS FROM THE MOST IMPORTANT STORIES AND TOP STANDALONES EACH DAY. Search for "TPX" in the IPTC Supplemental Category field or "IMAGES OF THE DAY" in the Caption field and you will find a selection of 80-100 of our daily Top Pictures.

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Paul Alexander Hatyay (C), the headmaster, and teachers of Central School lay out books to dry in the sun after the roof of the school’s library was blown away by Cyclone Pam in Port Vila, the capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. 

A priest sprinkles holy water on members of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) before they depart to the frontline in eastern Ukraine, in central Kiev...A priest sprinkles holy water on members of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) before they depart to the frontline in eastern Ukraine, in central Kiev, March 17, 2015. Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting in the east of Ukraine in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire agreement with Russian-backed rebels, a Kiev military spokesman said on Tuesday.  REUTERS/Gleb Garanich  (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT RELIGION)

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A priest in central Kiev sprinkles holy water on members of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists before they depart to the frontline in eastern Ukraine. Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting in the east of Ukraine in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire agreement with Russian-backed rebels, a Kiev military spokesman said on Tuesday. 

REFILE - CLARIFYING CAPTION   An 8-month-old cat walks with the help of a prosthetic two-wheel device, at a veterinary hospital in Chongqing municipality, March 16, 2015. The cat's rear legs lost the abilty to walk after falling from the ninth to fifth floor of a building last November, its since undergone four major surgeries which included removing parts of its organs, local media reported. Picture taken March 16, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA - Tags: ANIMALS HEALTH TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA

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An eight-month-old cat walks with the help of a prosthetic two-wheel device, at a veterinary hospital in Chongqing municipality. The cat fell from the ninth to the fifth floor of a building last November, local media reported. 

Aftermath of Cyclone Pam...epa04665535 A photo provided by UNICEF Pacific on 17 March 2015 shows three year-old Rachel (R) helping her father Ken (background) as they clear away the debris at their house in Vanuatu, 17 March 2015. This house was washed away when a municipal water tank ruptured and collapsed, sending thousands of gallons of water down the hillside. Whole villages have been blown away and homes have been flattened after Cyclone Pam ripped through the Pacific Island nation. The UN has unconfirmed reports that the cyclone has killed 44 people in one province alone and Oxfam says the destruction in Port Vila is massive, with 90 per cent of houses damaged.  EPA/GRAHAM CRUMB / UNICEF PACIFIC /  HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

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A Unicef photo shows three-year-old Rachel helping her father Ken as they clear away the debris at their house in Vanuatu. Whole villages have been blown away and homes have flattened after Cyclone Pam ripped through the Pacific Island nation. 

Nepalese women protest sexual and gender based violence...epa04664834 Nepalese youngsters affiliated with Maiti Nepal, a center for rehabilitation and orphanage, cover their faces with polythene bags during a protest against recent acts of violence against women and young girls, Kathmandu, Nepal, 16  March 2015. Nepal has seen a recent increase in cases of sexual and gender based violence, including two acid attacks in Kathmandu on school girls, Seema Magar and Sangeeta Basnet, by as yet unidentified assailants 22 February, and the rape and murder of six year old Pooja Saha from Kalaiya district.  EPA/NARENDRA SHRESTHA

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Young Nepalese women cover their faces with bags to protest against violence against women in Kathmandu, Nepal. Recent cases include two acid attacks on school girls in the city and the rape and murder of a six-year-old.

Cyclone Pam toll expected to rise...epa04664494 Samuel stands his father Phillip in what remained of their family home in Port Villa, capital of Vanuatu, 16 March  2015. International relief work was under way 16 March in Vanuatu and Tuvalu, impoverished island nations ravaged by the worst tropical cyclone on record in the South Pacific with aid agencies saying conditions in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu are among the most challenging they have faced. Tropical Cyclone Pam left a trail of destruction when it ripped through the region at the start of the weekend with winds in excess of 250 kilometres per hour, heavy downpours and flooding.  EPA/DAVE HUNT AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

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Samuel and his father Phillip stand in the remains of their family home in Port Vila, Vanuatu, after tropical cyclone Pam devastated the islands of Vanuatu and Tuvalu in the South Pacific, with winds of more than 250 kph, heavy downpours and flooding.

Palestinian youths practice their Parkou...Palestinian youths practice their Parkour skills past a mural said to have been painted by British street artist Banksy, on the remains of a house that was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, in the Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanun on March 13, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABEDMOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images

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Palestinian youths practice their Parkour skills past a mural said to have been painted by British street artist Banksy, on the remains of a house that was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, in the Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanun. 

Elephants react before enjoy a "buffet" of fruit and vegetables during Thailand's National Elephant Day in the ancient Thai capital Ayutthaya...Elephants react before enjoy a "buffet" of fruit and vegetables during Thailand's National Elephant Day in the ancient Thai capital Ayutthaya March 13, 2015. Thais honoured the elephant on Friday with special fruits and Buddhist ceremonies across the country to pay homage to their national animal. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha (THAILAND - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY RELIGION FOOD TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Elephants react before enjoy a “buffet” of fruit and vegetables during Thailand‘s National Elephant Day in the ancient Thai capital Ayutthaya. Thais honoured the elephant on Friday with special fruits and Buddhist ceremonies across the country to pay homage to their national animal. 

***BESTPIX*** Visitors To The Sky Garden At The Top Of London's Newest Skyscraper...LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: A visitor looks at the view from the Sky Garden terrace at 20 Fenchurch Street on March 12, 2015 in London, England.  Number 20 Fenchurch Street is London's newest skyscraper, known locally as The Walkie Talkie. The Sky Garden sits at the top of the 160 metre, 500 million GBP building and is now open to the public. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)  ***BESTPIX***

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A visitor looks at the view from the Sky Garden terrace at 20 Fenchurch Street. Number 20 Fenchurch Street is London‘s newest skyscraper, known locally as The Walkie Talkie. The Sky Garden sits at the top of the 160 metre, 500 million GBP building and is now open to the public. 

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with a worker as he views a military aircraft during his visit to BAE Systems in Preston...Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) speaks with worker Sam Barrett as he views a military aircraft during his visit to BAE Systems, in Preston, northern England March 12, 2015. REUTERS/Lynne Cameron/pool   (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)

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Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with worker Sam Barrett as he views a military aircraft during his visit to BAE Systems, in Preston, northern England. 

Formula One drivers for the 2015 season are pictured in this combination photo at Melbourne's Albert Park Track...Formula One drivers for the 2015 season are pictured in this combination photo at Melbourne's Albert Park Track, March 12, 2015.   (Top Row, L to R) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia, Red Bull driver Daniil Kvyat of Russia, Williams driver Felipe Massa of Brazil, Williams driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland, Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen of Denmark and McLaren driver Jenson Button of Britain. (Bottom Row, L to R) Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany, Force India driver Sergio Perez of Mexico, Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands, Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr of Spain, Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France, Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela, Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson of Sweden, Sauber driver Felipe Nasr of Brazil, Marussia driver Will Stevens of Britain and Marussia driver Roberto Merhi of Spain.   REUTERS/Brandon Malone (AUSTRALIA  - Tags: SPORT MOTORSPORT F1)

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Formula One drivers for the 2015 season are pictured in this combination photo at Melbourne’s Albert Park Track, Australia. (Top Row, L to R) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain; Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany; Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia; Red Bull driver Daniil Kvyat of Russia; Williams driver Felipe Massa of Brazil; Williams driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland; Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany; Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland; McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen of Denmark; and McLaren driver Jenson Button of Britain. (Bottom Row, L to R) Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany; Force India driver Sergio Perez of Mexico; Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands; Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr of Spain; Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France; Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela; Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson of Sweden; Sauber driver Felipe Nasr of Brazil; Marussia driver Will Stevens of Britain; and Marussia driver Roberto Merhi of Spain.