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A floral image is projected on the sails of the Sydney Opera House on the opening night of the Vivid Sydney light and music festivalReuters
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Carnival rides whirl in Monterrey Park, California, east of Los AngelesAFP
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A jetliner leaves a vapour trail as it passes in front of the moon, as seen from the Algerian capital AlgiersAFP
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Northrop F-5E Tiger II aircraft of the Swiss Air Force perform during the opening of the ILA Berlin Air ShowReuters
The Red Arrows take part in a training session at RAF Akrotiri in Limassol, Cyprus, before the start of their 50th display seasonGetty
Jon DeVore, Jeff Provenzano, Amy Chmelecki and Sean MacCormac of the Red Bull Air Force fly above the Freedom Tower during a wingsuit flight over Manhattan skyline in the build-up to next week's Bethpage Air Show at Jones BeachGetty
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A model dressed as a mermaid poses in front of the Eiffel Tower at dawnAFP
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A girl lies on the fossilised femur of a dinosaur at the Egidio Feruglio Museum in Trelew, Argentina. Scientists said the dinosaur could be 130 feet long and 65 feet tall, and weigh at 85 tons, and it is a previously undiscovered species of titanosaur, a herbivore, which lived during the Late Cretaceous periodReuters
Lyuba, the world's most complete mammoth, is seen before going on public display at the Natural History MuseumGetty
Baby pygmy hippopotamus Lani alongside her mother Ashaki at the Basel ZooAFP
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A visitor looks at a polar bear in the newly opened Franz Josefs Land attraction at the Schoenbrunn zoo in ViennaReuters
Rizki, a ten-month-old orphaned Bornean orangutan, prepares to leave Surabaya Zoo and be released back into the wild. Two baby orangutans were found in Kutai National Park in a critical condition having been abandoned by their motherGetty
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Lucifer, a 30-stone male Asian lion, is examined by London Zoo's team of vets and keepers as they carry out a health check ahead of him moving home. Lucifer, named after his studbook number of 666, has been given a clean bill of health and is due to move later this week.London Zoo
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A Montagu's harrier carries a lizard plucked from a meadow near Mallnow, eastern GermanyAFP
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A sooty gull swoops down to grab a chick on the Emirati island of Sir Bu Nair, near the Iranian coastAFP
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An eagle flies in with new boots for the German national football team at St Martin training ground in Passeier, ItalyGetty
A Benfica fan wears face paint depicting the Superga air disaster during the UEFA Europa League Final match against Sevilla at Juventus Stadium in Turin. On 4 May 1949 a plane carrying almost the entire Torino AC football team crashed into Superga Hill near Turin, killing all 31 people aboardAFP
Bayern Munich's captain Philipp Lahm lifts up the trophy as the team celebrates after their German Cup final match against Borussia Dortmund in BerlinReuters
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Bayern Munich's head coach Pep Guardiola has beer poured over him after the German Cup final football match against Borussia Dortmund in BerlinAFP
French dancer Brahim Zaibat performs as he arrives for the screening of the film "Foxcatcher"Getty
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A man is arrested by security as he tries to slip under the dress of America Ferrera on the red carpet for the screening of the film "How to Train Your Dragon 2" at the Cannes Film FestivalReuters
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Sharon Stone seems to have forgotten her trousers as she poses on the red carpet for the screening of the film "The Search" in competition at the 67th Cannes Film FestivalReuters
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A member of security stops a fan taking pictures as Kanye West arrives at a shop in ParisReuters
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Darth Vader of Ukraine's Internet Party arrives to speak to the media on Volodymyrska Hill in Kiev, where he is standing in the Mayoral electionsGetty
New recruits to the pro-Russian activist movement undergo basic training in the district administration building in DonetskReuters
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Free Syrian Army fighters fire a self-made rocket towards forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Bustan al-Basha district in AleppoReuters
Cambodian students take part in a performance to mark the annual 'Day of Anger' at the Choeung Ek killing fields memorial in Phnom Penh. More than 1,000 Cambodians joined an emotional re-enactment of a Khmer Rouge massacre at a "Day of Anger" memorialAFP
A boy gestures in front of a barricade after French troops opened fire at protesters blocking a road in Bambari, Central African RepublicReuters
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A University of Nairobi student suffering from the effects of tear gas surrenders to policeReuters
Around 250 African migrants are hoisted onto a landing craft of the Italian Navy ship San Giorgio after being rescued in open international waters in the Mediterranean Sea between the Italian and the Libyan coastsReuters
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A police officer grabs a man who tried to jump off the seventh floor of a hotel in Chengdu, Sichuan province, ChinaReuters
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People wait to be evacuated from their flooded home in the town of Obrenovac, SerbiaAFP
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A man walks past a house that was uprooted by floods in the village of Krupanj, SerbiaReuters
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An aerial view of the Serbian town of ObrenovacAFP