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Gracie Gold of the US competes during the ladies’ short programme at the ISU World Team Trophy in figure skating in Tokyo on Wednesday
People release yellow balloons during a ceremony to commemorate the first anniversary of South Korea‘s Sewol ferry disaster. The southern island of Jindo is the closest landfall to the site where the Sewol sank.
People relax in the sun in the gardens of the Palais Royal in Paris on Wednesday
An aerial view of flower fields is seen near the Keukenhof park, also known as the Garden of Europe, in Lisse, The Netherlands on Wednesday. Keukenhof is considered to be the world’s largest flower garden displaying millions of flowers every year
The world’s joint third largest cruise ship, MS Anthem of the Seas, owned by Royal Caribbean, arrives at berth 101 in Southampton Docks ahead of her naming ceremony
Palestinian girls walk past rubble of heavily damaged buildings on Wednesday in the eastern Gaza City neighborhood of Shejaiya which was destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014
A worker attaches the name tag of a Buddhist who made a donation to a lantern, for upcoming celebration of Buddha’s birthday in May at the Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea on Wednesday
Devotees celebrate the “Sindoor Jatra” vermillion powder festival at Thimi, in Bhaktapur, Nepal. The festival marks the country’s new year and the beginning of the spring season.
The Empire State Building is lit in red and purple in New York as part of efforts to bring attention to the 219 missing Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram a year ago.
A worker lowers himself from a scaffold in front of a Hillary Clinton sign near her campaign headquarters in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Tuesday
US Marines stand to attention during a military exercise at the Novo Selo military base near the town of Sliven, 290 km from Sofia, Bulgaria
Two actors dressed as robots at the launch of the Industry 4-0 platform at the Hannover Messe industrial trade fair in Hanover, Germany
Stars seen in the sky over the Matterhorn mountain, seen from the Riffelberg area, in Zermatt, Switzerland