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Anti-nuclear activists block one of the entrances to Faslane naval base on the Clyde in Faslane, Scotland. The Scrap Trident campaign is urging voters to back only those candidates who firmly reject the plan to replace the current Trident system

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Anti-nuclear activists block one of the entrances to Faslane naval base on the Clyde in Faslane, Scotland. The Scrap Trident campaign is urging voters to back only those candidates who firmly reject the plan to replace the current Trident system

Fans listen to David Guetta at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California.

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Fans listen to David Guetta at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California.

The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Palestinian youths practice their parkour skills during Friday prayers in Jerusalem's Old City.

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The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Palestinian youths practice their parkour skills during Friday prayers in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Serbian Orthodox Christian pilgrims pray as they carry wooden crosses, along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Suffering), during the Orthodox Good Friday procession in Jerusalem's old city.

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Serbian Orthodox Christian pilgrims pray as they carry wooden crosses, along the Via Dolorosa (Way of Suffering), during the Orthodox Good Friday procession in Jerusalem’s old city.

A woman is reflected in a puddle as she walks alongside the bank of the river Main in Frankfurt, Germany

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A woman is reflected in a puddle as she walks alongside the bank of the river Main in Frankfurt, Germany

Penitents wait inside San Francisco church to take part in "Nuestro Senor Atado a la Columna, Maria Santisima de la Paz y San Juan Evangelista" Holy Week procession in Arcos de la Frontera, Spain.

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Penitents wait inside San Francisco church to take part in “Nuestro Senor Atado a la Columna, Maria Santisima de la Paz y San Juan Evangelista” Holy Week procession in Arcos de la Frontera, Spain.

Children watch a 3D war movie at a community theatre in Hefei, Anhui province, China.

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Children watch a 3D war movie at a community theatre in Hefei, Anhui province, China.

Mourners line up to enter parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state.

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Mourners line up to enter parliament where founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew lies in state

Young Afghan vendors push their ice-cream carts along a road on the outskirts of Mazari-i-Sharif.

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Young Afghan vendors push their ice cream carts along a road on the outskirts of Mazari-i-Sharif.

Lance Corporal Liam Seer-Boylan of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards holds an original Waterloo Bugle during the official launch of this summer's Beating Retreat on Horse Guards Parade, London. It will be will be played for the first time in 200 years during the Beating Retreat concert on the 10th and 11th of June.

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Lance Corporal Liam Seer-Boylan of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards holds an original Waterloo Bugle during the official launch of this summer’s Beating Retreat on Horse Guards Parade, London. It will be will be played for the first time in 200 years during the Beating Retreat concert on the 10th and 11th of June. 

Qualified anti-poaching rangers and new recruits train during an "Op-Fok" training session at the Nkwe Tactical Training Academy in Vaalwater in the Limpopo. South Africa.

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Qualified anti-poaching rangers and new recruits train during an “Op-Fok” training session at the Nkwe Tactical Training Academy in Vaalwater in the Limpopo, South Africa.

A eunuch dances during a rally to mark the congregation of thousands of eunuchs from different parts of India, in Jammu, India,

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A eunuch dances during a rally to mark the congregation of thousands of eunuchs from different parts of India, in Jammu, India. The term eunuchs is used in India to describe transvestites, transsexuals and others who identify themselves as neither male nor female but as a member of a third gender. They traditionally survive by begging, dancing at weddings or blessing newborn babies and are frequently subjected to discrimination. 

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II  and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh  during the officially named P&O Cruises new flagship Britannia in a glittering ceremony in which a bottle of British Wiston Estate Brut NV was broken against the hull of the 143,000 tons cruise ship in the port of Southampton, Britain,

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, during the official naming of the P&O Cruises new flagship Britannia, in a glittering ceremony in which a bottle of British Wiston Estate Brut NV was broken against the hull of the 143,000 tons cruise ship in the port of Southampton, Britain,

People watch a fight between male small-tail han sheep in Hanhejing village in Huaxian county in central China's Henan province.

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People watch a fight between male small-tail han sheep in Hanhejing village in Huaxian county in central China’s Henan province

Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in the Holi, or Festival of Colours, at a widows' ashram at Vrindavan in the northern Indian state of Uttar. Traditionally in Hindu culture, widows are expected to renounce earthly pleasure so they do not celebrate Holi. But women at the shelter for widows, who have been abandoned by their families, celebrate the festival by throwing flowers and coloured powder.

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Widows daubed in colours dance as they take part in the Holi, or Festival of Colours, at a widows’ ashram at Vrindavan in the northern Indian state of Uttar. Traditionally in Hindu culture, widows are expected to renounce earthly pleasure so they do not celebrate Holi. But women at the shelter for widows, who have been abandoned by their families, celebrate the festival by throwing flowers and coloured powder.

An Indian Sikh performs fire-breathing

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An Indian Sikh performs fire-breathing during a religious procession to mark Hola Mohalla at the Gurudwara Shri Keshgarh Sahib temple at Sri Anandpur Sahib, on Friday.

A woman walks past trees reflected on a lake in front of a construction site of a residential compound on a hazy day in Wuhan, Hubei province

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A woman walks past trees reflected on a lake in front of a construction site of a residential compound on a hazy day in Wuhan, Hubei province, China.

An Indian married couple stand with their luggage in a gap between moving trains as they wait to cross the railway tracks during a visit to their hometown for festival holidays in Allahabad

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An Indian couple stand with their luggage in a gap between moving trains as they wait to cross the railway tracks during a visit to their hometown for festival holidays in Allahabad, India

Indonesians jump into the water from a docked tugboat across from the prison island of Nusakambangan in Cilacap, Central Java.

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Indonesian children jump into the water from a docked tugboat across from the prison island of Nusakambangan in Cilacap, Central Java.

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Bangladeshi workers unload goods from a boat in the Buriganga river during an ongoing nationwide strike and blockade called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)-led alliance, in Dhaka