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4 April 2017: A man carries his pet cat as he walks under the cherry blossoms at Tongji University in ShanghaiAly Song/Reuters
Flowers
4 April 2017: Visitors visit a 200-metre-long corridor covered with flowers in Shenyang, north-east China's Liaoning provinceAFP/Getty Images
Kumari Puja
5 April 2017: An Indian Hindu girl arrives to take part in the Kumari Puja at the Adyapeath Ashram on the outskirts of KolkataDibyangshu Sarkar/AFP
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3 April 2017: A child dressed as Jesus participates in a mass in honour of Jesus del Rescate at the Popoyuapa National Sanctuary, NicaraguaOswaldo Rivas/Reuters
Ramnavami
5 April 2017: A man applies make-up backstage before taking part in a celebration to mark Hindu festival of Rama Navami inside the premises of a temple in Bengaluru, IndiaAbhishek N. Chinnappa/Reuters
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6 April 2017: Bubble artist Deni Yang performs during his Mega Bubblefest Laser Show at the Discovery Cube Science Centre in Santa Ana, CaliforniaMark Ralston/AFP
Pillow Fight
1 April 2017: People take part in the International Pillow Fight event in Bucharest, Romania.Andrei Pungovschi/AFP
China schools
6 April 2017: Chinese students and their parents take part in a chess contest during an Open Day at a primary school in Shenyang in north-east China's Liaoning provinceAFP/Getty Images
Royal Gifts
3 April 2017: Sally Goodsir, assistant curator of Decorative Arts holds a terracotta sculpture, The Great Mother, from Macedonia, one of the exhibits in Royal Gifts at the Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, LondonToby Melville/Reuters
India
3 April 2017: Farmers from the southern state of Tamil Nadu pose half shaved during a protest demanding a drought-relief package from the federal government, in New Delhi, IndiaCathal McNaughton/Reuters
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5 April 2017: A man presents a self-made robot that local media reported is able to carry a person, in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, ChinaChina Daily/Reuters
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31 March 2017: A man views an animatronic life-size dinosaur ahead of an interactive exhibition, Jurassic Kingdom, at Osterley Park in west LondonToby Melville/Reuters
Skateboarding dog
3 April 2017: A dog rides a skateboard in Berlin, GermanySean Gallup/Getty Images
Rhino
3 April 2017: A relocated rhino charges a Nepalese forestry and technical team after being released as part of a relocation project in Chitwan National Park south of Kathmandu, NepalPrakash Mathema/AFP
Gaza rays
Palestinian fishermen pull rays onto a beach in Gaza CityMohammed Abed/AFP
Peacock
4 April 2017: A peacock is seen inside its enclosure at a zoo in Tbilisi, GeorgiaVano Shlamov/AFP
Pink Flamingos
3 April 2017: Flamingos stand in the water at the Ras al-Khor Wildlife Sanctuary on the outskirts of Dubai, in the United Arab EmiratesKarim Sahib/AFP
Cyclone Debbie
6 April 2017: Houses are surrounded by floodwaters brought on by Cyclone Debbie at Depot Hill in Rockhampton, AustraliaAAP/Dan Peled/Reuters
Cyclone Debbie
6 April 2017: Floodwaters cover the main runway at Rockhampton Airport in AustraliaAAP/Dan Peled/Reuters
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3 April 2017: Aerial view of a neighborhood destroyed after flooding and mudslides caused by heavy rains leading several rivers to overflow, pushing sediment and rocks into buildings and roads, in Mocoa, ColombiaJaime Saldarriaga/Reuters
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3 April 2017: Sweden's Christoffer Granbom competes in the men's snowboard event during the Verbier Xtreme Freeride World Tour in the Swiss AlpsFabrice Coffrini/AFP
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6 April 2017: A security guard puts on his rain jacket in Shanghai ahead of the Formula One Chinese Grand PrixJohannes Eisele/AFP
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7 April 2017: Red Bull's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo steers his car during the first practice run of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in ShanghaiJohannes Eisele/AFP
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5 April 2017: Players listen to their respective national anthems before Brazil's Corinthians played Chile's Universidad de Chile for the 2017 Sudamericana Cup in Sao PauloMiguel Schincariol/AFP
French League Cup final
1 April 2017: Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring a goal during the French League Cup final football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Monaco (ASM) at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Decines-CharpieuFranck Fife/AFP
Southampton v Crystal Palace
5 April 2017: Southampton's Dusan Tadic in action with Crystal Palace's Mamadou Sakho during the Southampton v Crystal Palace Premier League game at St Mary's StadiumPeter Nicholls/Reuters
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5 April 2017: RB Leipzig's Willi Orban heads the ball during their Bundesliga game against SV Mainz at the Opel Arena in Mainz, GermanyKai Pfaffenbach/Reuters
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5 April 2017: Liverpool's Divock Origi jumps to head their second goal during the Premier League match against Bournemouth at AnfieldPaul Ellis/AFP
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6 April 2017: Jack Nicklaus tips his hat to the sky in honour of the late Arnold Palmer at the start of the 2017 Masters at Augusta in GeorgiaLucy Nicholson/Reuters
Nicola Adams
6 April 2017: Boxer Nicola Adams during the Terry Flanagan & Petr Petrov Press Conference at Etihad Campus, ManchesterLee Smith/Reuters
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31 March 2017: Participants run past the the Walled-Off Hotel, Banksy's newly-opened hotel next to Israel's controversial separation wall, during the fifth Palestine Marathon in the West Bank town of BethlehemMusa al-Shaer/AFP
Syria ceasefire
4 April 2017: A civil defence member breathes through an oxygen mask, after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held IdlibAmmar Abdullah/Reuters
Syria chemical attack
4 April 2017: Syrian children receive treatment following a suspected toxic gas attack in Khan Sheikhun, a rebel-held town in the northwestern Idlib provinceMohamed al-Bakour/AFP
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5 April 2017: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley holds photos of victims of a suspected Syrian chemical attack that killed civilians including children as she speaks at a UN Security Council emergency sessionTimothy A Clary/AFP
USS Porter
7 April 2017: US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations from the MediterraneanFord Williams/Courtesy US Navy/Reuters
Syria gas attack
5 April 2017: A man collects and bags the body of a dead bird, reportedly killed by a suspected toxic gas attack in Khan Sheikhun, in Syrias northwestern Idlib province, SyriaOmar Haj Kadour/AFP
Syria
4 April 2017: A Syrian man and girl flee past a man carrying a folded stretcher following a reported government air strike on the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, SyriaAbdulmonam Eassa/AFP
Syria
2 April 2017: A Syrian rebel fighter stands behind a window in a heavily damaged neighbourhood of Daraa, in southern SyriaMohamed Abazeed/AFP
Mosul
2 April 2017: A member of the Iraqi federal police holds a rocket propelled grenade (RPG) as troops advance near the Old City in western MosulAhmad Gharabli/AFP
Somalia
5 April 2017: Somali women react from an adjacent building as they look at the scene of an explosion at the entrance of a cafe near the compounds housing government ministries in the Somali capital MogadishuFeisal Omar/Reuters
Mosul
1 April 2017: Iraqis bathe in a sulphur pond in the Hamam al-Alil area, on the southern outskirts of MosulAhmad Gharabli/AFP
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5 April 2017: A relative of a Houthi rebel captured by pro-government forces demonstrates outside the UN offices in SanaaMohammed Huwais/AFP
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5 April 2017: A child displaced by fighting in South Sudan arrives in Lamwo in northern Uganda after fleeing the fighting in Pajok across the borderJames Akena/Reuters
Golfo Azzurro
2 April 2017: A baby girl is seen sleeping aboard the former fishing trawler Golfo Azzurro, about 32 hours after her rescue along with other migrants from their drifting plastic rafts by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Libyan coastYannis Behrakis/Reuters
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5 April 2017: People onboard a rubber dinghy wait to be rescued by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) in the Mediterranean Sea, north of Sabratha, LibyaDarrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters
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6 April 2017: A man rescued from the Mediterranean holds onto a tent on the deck of the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship Phoenix as it makes its way to Pozzallo on the island of SicilyDarrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters
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6 April 2017: Rescued migrants wait to disembark from the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship Phoenix in Pozzallo on the island of SicilyDarrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters
Mediterranean Sea
5 April 2017: A man rests on the deck of the Phoenix after being rescued by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) after they were spotted adrift on board a rubber dinghy in the central Mediterranean Sea, north of Sabratha, on the Libyan coastDarrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters
Proactiva Open Arms rescue
A Spanish rescuer is seen aboard an overcrowded plastic raft, as its towed by a rescue RHIB, during a search and rescue operationYannis Behrakis/Reuters
Mediterranean Sea
5 April 2017: A rubber dinghy filled with migrants is seen from the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship Phoenix in the central Mediterranean Sea, north of Sabratha, on the Libyan coastDarrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters
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3 April 2017: A train carriage damaged by an explosion is seen at Tekhnologichesky Institut metro station in St Petersburg, Russia/Mikhail Ognev/Fontanka.ru/Reuters
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3 April 2017: Russian President Vladimir Putin puts flowers down outside Tekhnologichesky Institut metro station in St PetersburgGrigory Dukor/Reuters
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6 April 2017: Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police lay a wreath during the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ypres, Belgium, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge which was a military engagement fought mainly by Canadian Corps in France during  the First World WarJack Taylor/Getty Images
Duch politicans
3 April 2017: Dutch leader of the Democrats 66 (D66) party Alexander Pechtold (L) and Financial specialist of D66 party Wouter Koolmees arrive holding hands for a meeting at The Hague, as a sign of solidarity for the two men who were physical abused after holding hands in public in Arnhem, The NetherlandsLex Van Lieshout/AFP
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5 April 2017: Pope Francis waves to the crowd as he arrives for a weekly general audience at St Peter's Square in the VaticanFilippo Monteforte/AFP
Arunachal Pradesh
5 April 2017: A novice monk yawns as he attends teachings by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in Bomdila in the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, IndiaAnuwar Hazarika/Reuters
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6 April 2017: Rhea McCauley, niece of Afro-American human rights figure Rosa Parks, speaks to a journalist while standing next to her aunt's former house in Berlin. US artist Ryan Mendoza bought the house, which was slated for demolition in Detroit, took it apart, shipped it to Germany, and put it back together again on the property next to his studioSean Gallup/Getty Images
Chernobyl
5 April 2017: Dolls, which were placed by a visitor, lie at beds at a kindergarten in the abandoned city of Pripyat near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in UkraineGleb Garanich/Reuters
Service of Hope
5 April 2017: Melissa Cochran arrives at a Service of Hope at Westminster Abbey, following the attack on Westminster Bridge in LondonEddie Mulholland/Reuters
Service of Hope
5 April 2017: London's Mayor Sadiq Khan takes part in a Service of Hope at Westminster Abbey, following the attack on Westminster Bridge in LondonEddie Mulholland/Reuters
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5 April 2017: Kate Middleton arrives at a Service of Hope at Westminster Abbey following the terror attack on Westminster Bridge two weeks earlierHannah McKay/Reuters
Duchess of Cornwall
3 April 2017: Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall admires a dress as she visits Pitti Palace in downtown Florence, ItalyTony Gentile/Reuters
Queen Elizabeth II
5 April 2017: Queen Elizabeth II sits with with (front row, L-R) Regiment Secretary Major (retired) Martyn Pocock, Quartermaster Captain James Rickett, Padre Graham Collingwood, Colonel of the Regiment Brigadier Andrew Hughes, The Duke of York, Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Henry Searby, Regimental Sergeant Major Warrant Officer Class 1 Craig Borthwick, Chaplain General Reverend Coulter, Regimental Second in Command Tom Prideaux and Adjutant Captain Tom Pritchard, and (standing) members of the Royal Lancers, following the presentation of the Guidon to the Royal Lancers by the Queen at Windsor Castle, in Windsor, EnglandDominic Lipinski/Reuters
1 April 2017: A protester gestures towards members of 'Unite Against Fascism' during a protest titled 'London march against terrorism' in response to the 22 March Westminster terror attack in LondonChris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images
Nigel Farage
5 April 2017: Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage gestures during speeches at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern FranceSebastien Bozon/AFP