korea from space
A photo taken by one of the crew aboard the International Space Station shows the Korean Peninsula at night. North Korea in the middle is almost completely dark compared to neighbouring South Korea (bottom right) and China (top left)NASA/Reuters
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UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie meets Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley while on a humanitarian mission to LebanonReuters
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A Free Syrian Army fighter plays on a slide in the Jabal al-Akrad area in Syria's northwestern Latakia provinceReuters
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Palestinian youths practice their parkour skills in Jerusalem's Old CityReuters
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Young Palestinian men do somersaults in front of the Dome of the Rock in the Old City of JerusalemReuters
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A dancer performs during a Carnival rehearsal at the Mocidade Independente Samba school in Rio de JaneiroReuters
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A couple dressed in carnival costumes pose on Saint Mark's Square in VeniceGetty
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A stuffed tiger and leopards are wrapped in plastic at the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren, near Brussels. Belgium is spending 66 million euros on modernising the museumReuters
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A man holds up a pack of macaroons containing dehydrated insects at the Micronutris plant in Saint Orens de Gameville, southwestern FranceReuters
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People carry a cross during a religious service at the site of the recent clashes in KievReuters
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Riot police from Lviv kneel and apologise for taking part in an operation against anti-government protesters in KievReuters
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Ukrainians look at a wanted poster for their fugitive president Viktor Yanukovich, on the window of a car used as a barricade near Kiev's Independent SquareReuters
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A woman lights a candle to pay her respects to fallen anti-Yanukovich protesters in LvivReuters
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The body of one of the siblings killed in a bomb blast near an anti-government protest site on Sunday is prepared for a funeral at a Buddhist temple in BangkokReuters
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Thayakorn Yosubon, the father of a pair of siblings killed in Sunday's bomb blast, cries during their funeral at a Buddhist temple in BangkokReuters
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Children with respiratory illness receive treatment at a hospital during an air pollution event in BeijingReuters
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Anti-balaka fighters from the town of Bossembele patrol in the Boeing district of Bangui, Central African RepublicReuters