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An artists impression released by the the European Southern Observatory shows an imagined view from close to one of the three planets orbiting an ultracool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth that were discovered using the TRAPPIST (“Transiting Planets and PlanetesImals Small Telescope”) telescope at ESOs La Silla Observatory in Chile
Orthodox Christian worshippers hold crosses before a procession along the Via Dolorosa on Good Friday during Holy Week in Jerusalem’s Old City
Palestinian bedouin shepherds pull their lambs into the water to wash them, in Gaza City on Friday
Syrians evacuate an injured man amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Al-Qatarji, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday
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Syrian civil defence volunteers and rescuers remove a baby from under the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
A protestor is arrested by riot police during a protest against the proposed changes to France’s working week and layoff practices, in Lyon, central France
People inspect the damage at a site hit by airstrikes, in the rebel-held area of Aleppo’s Bustan al-Qasr, Syria on Thursday
A Russian Soyuz 2.1A rocket carrying Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 satellites lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Uglegorsk, Russia
Kyrgyz military personnel show their skills during an exercises at a military base, near Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
British astronaut Tim Peake in action running the London marathon while strapped to a treadmill at the International Space Station. While the official 2016 London Marathon was being run in London, Peake ran 26.2 miles on a treadmill in three hours 35 minutes 21 seconds, while aboard the apace station in orbit 250km above the Earth
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This photo released by the European Space Agency shows the Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7653, which is an emission nebula located 11 000 light-years away. This stunning new image was observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate its 26th year in space
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A man controls a First Person View (FPV) multicoptermodel with video glasses during a photo preview for the ‘Intermodellbau’ trade fair on April 19, 2016 in Dortmund, Germany
Sumo wrestlers compete during the annual ‘Honozumo’ ceremonial sumo tournament dedicated to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo
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Tourists ride hot air balloons near the town of Goreme in Nevsehir, Turkey.
This handout image supplied by the European Space Agency (ESA), shows the Aurora Australis, southern lights, in an image taken by ESA astronaut Tim Peake from the International Space Station
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Migrants ask for help as they are approached by the SOS Mediterranee’s ship Aquarius, off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa.
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An Afghan burqa clad female health worker gives a vaccination to a child during a polio campaign in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Monday
Member of the Lower House of Congress, Bruno Araujo (C) celebrates with fellow congressmen after his vote in favor of the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff was enough to confirm the process, in Brasilia, Brazil.
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An Indian man dressed as Hindu Goddess Kali puts fire in his mouth during a procession to celebrate the Ram Navami festival in Allahabad, India
The spider part of The Spider and the Fly nebulae, IC 417 in star formation, as seen in this infrared image. Located in the constellation Auriga, IC 417 lies about 10,000 light-years away. It is in the outer part of the Milky Way, almost exactly in the opposite direction from the galactic centre.