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March 18, 2014 11:04 GMT
A labourer works at an upside-down house under construction at Fengjing Ancient Town, Jinshan District, south of Shanghai. The eccentric tourist attraction is expected to open to the public in April.
Five men sit on an electric scooter on a street in Changde, Hunan province, China.
Gene Simmons of Kiss poses with Def Leppard's Phil Collen and Rick Allen at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California during an announcement that the bands will team up this summer for a 42-city North American tour.
Princess Aiko (aged 12) is accompanied by her parents Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako as she arrives to attend her graduation ceremony at the Gakushuin Primary School in Tokyo.
Prince William and Kate Middleton pose after the Duchess of Cambridge presented traditional sprigs of shamrocks to the Officers and Guardsmen of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards during the St Patrick's Day parade at Mons Barracks in Aldershot.
Players in Mexico's Celaya football team pose with brown paper bags over their heads in protest at unpaid wages, before a Mexican second division match against Merida, in Celaya, Mexico's state of Guanajuato. The players claim they have not been paid for two months.
Polish-French film director Roman Polanski stands inside a coffin as he introduces the musical Le Bal des Vampires (Dance of the Vampires) in Paris.
Actors perform during the presentation of the musical Le Bal des Vampires (Dance of the Vampires), directed by Roman Polanski, at the Mogador theatre in Paris.
The 10-metre South Pole Telescope and the BICEP (Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarisation) Telescope at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station are seen against the Milky Way. Astronomers announced that they had discovered what many consider the holy grail of their field: ripples in the fabric of space-time that are echoes of the massive expansion of the universe that took place just after the Big Bang.
Babulal, a Hindu priest, jumps over a fire to signify the burning of the demon Holika during a ritual to mark the first day of the Holi spring festival, in Phalen near the northern Indian city of Mathura.
An anti-government protester holds a stone in front of a burning bus during a protest against Nicolas Maduro's government in San Cristobal, Venezuela.
The sword-wielding statue of "The Motherland" is seen in the National Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War in Kiev, a reminder of the common cause Ukrainians and Russians died for side by side in their millions in WWII.
Members of a "Maidan" self-defence battalion train at a Ukrainian Interior Ministry base near Kiev. The first 500 volunteers arrived at the base for training to qualify for service in the newly-created National Guard to boost the country's military force in the face of Russia's takeover of the Crimea peninsula.
HMC Protector, the new Border Force cutter, makes her way up the River Thames past Canary Wharf. The cutter, officially launched by Home Secretary Theresa May, is the fifth vessel to be added to the Border Force fleet.
An anti-fracking protester is detained by police as campaigners block lorries trying to enter the Barton Moss fracking exploration site near Manchester.
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