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Ibrahim Mat Zin, a local well-known "bomoh" (the Malay term for a shaman), holds two coconuts as he performs a ritual to help finding the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 at Kuala Lumpur International AirportReuters
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A conductor of a military band gestures during a rehearsal before the closing ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in BeijingReuters
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Prince Charles is crowned by a light fitting as he attends a pre-dinner reception hosted by the Royal Commonwealth Society for Commonwealth High Commissioners at St James's PalaceGetty
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A construction crane lowers its cable near the Washington Monument, which is scheduled to re-open this year after damage from 2011 earthquake has been repairedGetty
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Former Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers falls after tripping on the red carpet while waving to photographers in Vina del Mar, Chile. Lubbers was visiting as head of the Dutch delegation attending the swearing-in ceremony of Michelle Bachelet as Chile's presidentReuters
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Chile's new president Michelle Bachelet waves to supporters before giving a speech at the La Moneda Presidential Palace in SantiagoReuters
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Kermit and Miss Piggy arrive at the premiere of "Muppets Most Wanted" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood, CaliforniaReuters
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Cast member Ricky Gervais takes a selfie with Constantine, Miss Piggy and Kermit at the premiere of "Muppets Most Wanted"Reuters
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Emilia Garcia competes against Avery Ferguson at the Chicago League of Lady Arm WrestlersReuters
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Racegoers cheer on the first day of the Cheltenham Festival horse racing meet in GloucestershireReuters
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Sam Twiston-Davies on The New One jumps the final fence of the Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy at the Cheltenham Festival horse racing meet in GloucestershireReuters
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A baby Asian elephant walks with its mother Noorjahan at Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire. The unnamed female elephant was born on March 4Reuters
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A small dam is seen in a dry paddock next to an area that has been affected by a recent fire on the outskirts of Melbourne. Australia endured its hottest year on record in 2013, with average temperatures 1.2 degree Celsius above the long-term average of 21.8 degrees, and breaking the previous record set in 2005Reuters
Workers labour inside a limestone powder factory in an industrial area in MumbaiReuters
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A woman visits the Madrid train bombing memorial at Atocha station on the tenth anniversary of the attack that killed 191 peopleReuters
Riot police officers shield themselves as fireworks thrown by protesters explode next to a statue of a bull in Istanbul. Protesters clashed with police in cities across Turkey after the death of Berkin Elvan, a 15-year-old boy who was hit in the head by a tear-gas canister during anti-government demonstrations last summerReuters