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3 days ago - 23 February 2017 | Picture of the day

BORDERLINE: An abandoned sofa sits against the border fence on the US/Mexico border in Tecate, California. This image is part of an ongoing AFP photo project documenting life on the two sides of the US/Mexico...

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5 days ago - 21 February 2017 | Picture of the day

THERE’S A STORM COMING: Large parts of Namibia enjoyed wonderful showers and lots of much-needed moisture as tropical storm Dineo brought a low pressure system and good rainfall over many parts of the country. The...

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6 days ago - 20 February 2017 | Picture of the day

WORLD RECORD: This file photo shows twelve-year-old Palestinian teenager Mohammed al-Sheikh showing off his skills in Gaza city. The thirteen-year-old Palestinian teenager, who has been nicknamed as “the extraordinary spider”, broke the Guiness World Record...

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1 week ago - 16 February 2017 | Picture of the day

MOTHER’S LOVE: A new-born spotted seal cub is seen with her mother at the Dongpaotai Scenic Area in Yantai, east China's Shandong Province on 14 February 2017. Photo: NAMPA/XINHUA

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1 week ago - 15 February 2017 | Picture of the day

FIND A NEW PLACE: Displaced Syrians carry blankets at a makeshift camp near the village of Tarshan, some 20 km north of Raqa after they fled their homes due to the battles between Syrian Democratic...

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1 week ago - 14 February 2017 | Picture of the day

DISPLACED: A boy stands in front of his house door at Misan Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, Mogadishu, capital of Somalia, on Monday. The UN...

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2 weeks ago - 09 February 2017 | Picture of the day

BIONIC CAT: Pooh, a one-year-old cat, who lost his hind legs in an accident and has been given bionic paws, walks in a vet clinic...

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2 weeks ago - 08 February 2017 | Picture of the day

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH: Demonstrators protest outside Downing Street against US President Donald Trump in central London recently. President Trump signed an executive order on 27...

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2 weeks ago - 07 February 2017 | Picture of the day

AFRICAN CHAMPIONS: Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions celebrate being crowned Champions during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Finals on Sunday. Photo: DAILY MAVERICK

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2 weeks ago - 06 February 2017 | Picture of the day

PEACOCK LADY: Indian school students perform the 'mayillattam' Peacock Dance during a parade to mark Republic Day in Chennai recently. India marked its 68th Republic...

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3 weeks ago - 02 February 2017 | Picture of the day

A BEAUTIFUL GAME: Workmen in Gabon stop to watch Togo's national football team rush past during a training session on Monday during the Africa Cup...

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3 weeks ago - 01 February 2017 | Picture of the day

RAGING: Fire-fighters work during the combat against a forest fire, in Portezuelo town, in Nuble province, Chile, on 30 January 2017. Chile still has 14...

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1 month - 26 January 2017 | Picture of the day

TAKING BACK THEIR POWER: Prisoners during a riot at the Alcacuz Penitentiary Center near Natal in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Brazilian police fired rubber...

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1 month - 25 January 2017 | Picture of the day

STUNNING: A night scenery of downtown Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province. The city is illuminated to greet the upcoming Spring Festival, or the...

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1 month - 24 January 2017 | Picture of the day

NEW YEAR: A worker prepares Chinese New Year decorations outside a mall in Beijing, China, yesterday. Chinese worldwide celebrate the Lunar New Year on 28...

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1 month - 23 January 2017 | Picture of the day

IN WITH THE NEW: US President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrive to attend an inauguration concert at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC,...

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1 month - 19 January 2017 | Picture of the day

FLOODED: A Thai monk stands in the doorway of a flooded Buddhist monastery near the southern Thai village of Nakorn Sri Thmmarat on January 10,...

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1 month - 18 January 2017 | Picture of the day

DEAD AND BURIED: A Syrian man rides a bicycle past a cemetery in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital...

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