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A Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion flies past Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield on a mission to drop sonar buoys to assist in the acoustic search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean
A ground controller guides a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion to rest in Perth after sunset upon its return from searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 over the Indian Ocean. Satellite images released by Australia and China had identified possible debris in an area where the flight may have disappeared on March 8 with 239 people aboard.
Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain on the grass during the first practice session of the Australian F1 Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne
An installation entitled “Digital Wattle”, symbolising Australia’s floral emblem, is illuminated with Singapore’s financial skyline silhouetted in the background. The installation explores the interplay between ethnic groups co-existing in one city; when the flowers sway gently in the wind, they will slowly change from pure white to different colours to represent the new mix of cultures residing in the city. It forms part of the iLight Marina Bay exhibition, which features innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world, displayed along the Singapore river. Read more
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Murdoch, a seven-year-old Grey Nurse shark eats a fish during feeding time at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary in Sydney, Australia. Born in captivity, Murdoch is an example of the sanctuary’s breeding programme. Read more
Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria is silhouetted as he plays Rafael Nadal of Spain during their quarter final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Read more
Tennis fans protect themselves from the sun during a first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Read more
Venus Williams of the US prepares to serve against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Read more
People pretend to hang off ledges and windowsills on an unusual architectural display, called “Merchants Store”, during the Sydney Festival 2014 in Australia. Merchants Store is a mirror illusion art piece designed to give the impression of hanging off the outside of a building up high while really being safe on the ground. The festival is an arts-based event held in January each year boasting local and international artists in contemporary and classical music, dance, circus, drama and visual arts. Read more
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A Meerkat opens a wrapped present at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia.