Tulip farmers look for weeds in a field of tulips left to blossom for growing bulbs near the city of Noordwijkerhout, western Netherlands.
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A masked female member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, holds a machete as she sits in a village of Zawa, Central African Republic.
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Women walk on a pedestrian crossing in central Shanghai, China.
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Deputies clash during a session of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Israeli President Shimon Peres (c.) hugs Chinese children during a welcome ceremony held by Chinese president Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
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A boy takes part in a religious procession on the occasion of Ramnavmi festival in the northern Indian city of Amritsar. The festival commemorates the birth of Hindu god Rama.
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The President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins (c.) inspects a Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, southern England. The Irish President and his wife Sabina are embarking on a four day State Visit to Britain, and will stay at Windsor Castle as guests of Queen Elizabeth.
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Crocodile hatchlings swim inside a pen at Nyanyana Crocodile Farm in Kariba, Zimbabwe, April 2.
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Women ride in a cable car during a media preview of an urban ropeway between El Alto and La Paz, Bolivia. Austria's Doppelmayr Garaventa Group held a media preview for the first of three urban ropeways. The first ropeway links the cities of La Paz and El Alto.
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A protester shouts slogans during a rally by hundreds of striking port workers outside the Greek Parliament in Athens. Greek dock workers across the country walked off the job in a 48-hour strike to protest plans to sell stakes of the Piraeus Port Authority, the country's largest port and Thessaloniki port.
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Ukrainian servicemen push military vehicles before loading them onto freight cars to transport to other regions at a railway station in the Crimean city of Simferopol.
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Giraffes gather in their pen at the Paris Zoological Park in the Bois de Vincennes in the east of Paris. Inaugurated in 1934, the Paris Zoo will reopen for the public on April 12, 2014 after being closed for four-years for renovation.
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Sotheby’s Deputy Chairman for Asia Nicholas Chow presents the Meiyintang 'Chicken Cup' from the Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) during a press conference in Hong Kong. Sotheby’s said a Shanghai collector won the bidding for HK$281.2 million (US$36.1 million), which Sotheby’s said is a world record price for Chinese porcelain.
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A Palestinian farmer looks at Israeli army soldiers after he planted an olive trees near the West Bank town of Tubas in the Jordan valley, during a protest against the closure of land to Palestinians by the army and Jewish settlers. Dozens of Palestinians protested in the Jordan valley where Palestinian sources said that Israel has closed land for the army to use for the military training.
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College students walk past below pinatas, including those in the shape of Minions from the movie 'Despicable Me', along a street in downtown Guatemala City, April 7.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth and the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins travel by State carriage in Windsor, southern England. The Irish President and his wife Sabina are embarking on a four day State Visit to Britain, and will stay at Windsor Castle as guests of Queen Elizabeth.
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A Hindu devotee, only hand seen, puts holy water on the feet of a girl during a mass worship of 'Kumari,' or living goddesses at a temple on the occasion of Hindu festival of Ram Navami in Kolkata, india.
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Rescuers hold a pipe as they pump water out of a coal mine in Qujing, Yunnan province April 7. Over 500 rescuers stepped up efforts to save 22 workers trapped in the southwestern China coal mine after a flash flood accident.
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A homeless man sleeps amongst his possessions inside a bus stop at Berlin's Kreuzberg district, Germany.
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A Filipino boy looks at colorful Koi fish which are being sold for 80 pesos each (about US $2) at the shopping district of Divisoria in Manila, Philippines.
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A girl carries flags of Indian political parties to load onto an auto rickshaw on the outskirts of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. India began on Monday in remote northeast the first phase of the world's biggest election, which will conclude on May 12.
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Students look from behind a gate at their school in Sanaa, Yemen.
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A soldier stands along the bank of Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, April 7.