Pro-Russia rebels sit next to a flag with the face of Jesus Christ as a convoy of 2S1 Gvozdikas (122-mm self-propelled howitzers) takes a break near the eastern Ukrainian city of Starobeshevo in Donetsk region
A man walks past graffiti in Athens. Germany’s finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble said on Wednesday it had not been an easy decision for eurozone finance ministers to extend Greece’s €172bn bailout by four months and much doubt remained about how credible Athens’s latest reform commitments really were.
Caridad Vidal waits for a bus in downtown Havana after performing at her dance school marking the 120th anniversary of the start of Cuba’s last independence war against Spain
The glow of the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, is seen in the horizon in the Kawartha Lakes region, southern Ontario. The colorful cosmic display of the northern lights is rarely seen in Ontario.
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Would-be immigrants sit on a border fence separating Morocco from the north African Spanish enclave of Melilla in an attempt to jump over on Thursday.
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Afghan refugee women, clad in a burqa, climb on a truck to be repatriated to Afghanistan, at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office on the outskirts of Peshawar
A bomb disposal expert investigates an unattended package in front of a cafe in Oesterbro, Copenhagen on Tuesday. Danish police found no explosives in the suspect package left at the scene of a deadly shooting at a cafe on Saturday
A carnival float with papier-mache caricatures of German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right) and a figure representing Greece takes part in the traditional Rose Monday carnival parade in the western German city of Dusseldorf. The parades in Cologne, Mainz and Dusseldorf are the highlight of the German street carnival season.
Residents search for reusable items after a fire hit a residential area at Merville Park in Pasay city, Manila on Monday. At least four people were killed, local media reported.
Revellers from the Grande Rio samba school participate in the annual carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro‘s Sambadrome
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A female protester wearing goggles stands on a street during clashes in the village of Bilad Al Qadeem, south of Manama, on Friday. Protesters blocked roads in several villages and several shops and businesses were shut as part of the three-day nationwide strike, after following a call from an anonymous opposition group called 14th February, to mark the 4th anniversary of Bahrain’s uprising.
A large mannequin depicting the ‘king of the carnival’ is set up during preparations for the 131st carnival parade in Nice, southeast France
A woman takes a selfie in front of a Lunar New Year display featuring sheep at a shopping mall in Hong Kong
Riot police charge at a squatter settlement in Morelia, Michoacán, central Mexico. About 700 people from the settlement were evicted and their makeshift homes demolished by state police
A Buddhist monk plays with a tiger at the Wat Pa Luang Ta Bua, known as Tiger Temple, in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand. Officials last week raided the temple, home to more than 100 tigers, and are conducting an investigation into suspected links to wildlife trafficking.
Journalists wait outside the meeting room in Minsk, Belarus as Ukrainian peace talks dragged on into a second day
Construction cranes are reflected in mirrors at a company compound in Tokyo
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A Vincent Van Gogh-shaped hot air balloon being inflated during the International Hot Air Balloon Festival at an air force hanger in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga province, Philippines
A worker makes red lanterns as orders hike ahead of the Spring Festival, at a workshop in Wenxian county