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Ghana fans await the start of their team´s Group C soccer match against South Africa at the 2015 African Cup of Nations in Mongomo, Jan 27, 2015. - Reuters/Mike Hutchings
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A commemoration ceremony during the International Holocaust Remembrance Day at a Jewish cemetery, Boston and much of northeast US covered in thick white snow. These and more, in Today In Pictures.

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People make their way through falling snow in Times Square in New York, Jan 26, 2015. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for New York City and surrounding areas beginning 1 p.m. EST on Monday, and warned of two days of winter storms across the East Coast, from Pennsylvania to Maine. - Reuters/Mike Segar
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Snow storm forces New York City and other areas in the north-east US to shut down and the 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz liberation. These and more, in Today In Pictures.

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Visitor are walking inside former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland is seen on Jan 25, 2015, days before the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by Russian forces. - AFP/Joel Saget
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Barack Obama, the first US president to be chief guest at India's Republic Day parade, Miss Universe Pageant in Miami, Florida and Angelina Jolie meets members of the Yazidi minority. These and more, in Today In Pictures.

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Thai soldiers keep watch as members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) take part in a vote on impeachment cases against ousted Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the parliament in Bangkok on January 23, 2015. Thailand´s junta-stacked parliament voted on January 23 to impeach Shinawatra, hours after prosecutors announced plans to indict her for corruption in a double blow that risks reigniting the country´s bitter divisions. - AFP
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Ousted Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is impeached, a sneek peak at the new National Gallery Singapore. These and more in Today In Pictures. 

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A junk boat sails past buildings shrouded in a haze of air pollution in Hong Kong on Jan 21, 2015. Hong Kong’s authorities said air pollution levels reached the highest level on its gauge at all roadside stations. - AFP/Philippe Lopez
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Air pollution shrouds the Hong Kong skyline, Japan calls on its allies to help save the two Japanese men held by the Islamic State. These and more in Today In Pictures. 

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A constitution assembly member of an opposition party throws a chair during a meeting inside the Constitution Assembly building in Kathmandu Jan 20, 2015. The new assembly was elected to write a constitution after the abolition of the 240-year-old feudal monarchy that the Maoists fought against. - Reuters/Bikash Dware
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Fracas inside Kathmandu's Constitution Assembly building,  Zambians go to the polls today to elect a new president. These and more in Today In Pictures. 

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Pope Francis (R) wears a plastic poncho as he waves to well wishers after a mass in Tacloban on Jan 17, 2015. Pope Francis will spent an emotional day in the Philippines on Jan 17 with survivors of a catastrophic super typhoon that claimed thousands of lives, highlighting his concern over climate change. Pope Francis ended a five-day visit to the Philippines, Asia´s largest predominantly Catholic country, where he drew about six million people to his culminating Mass on Jan 18 despite stormy weather. - AFP/Johannes Eisele
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Pope Francis ends his five-day visit to the Philippines, the Australian Open begins. These and more in Today In Pictures. 

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A child peers from inside a makeshift house with tin walls Jan 15 2015 in the coastal part of Tacloban that was destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan. On his first visit to Asia´s largest Catholic nation, Pope Francis will visit the central province of Leyte, which is still struggling to recover from Typhoon Haiyan that killed 6,300 people in 2013. About two million people are expected to attend an open-air mass on Saturday at Tacloban City airport, which was almost completely destroyed by Haiyan. - Reuters/Damir Sagolj
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Pope Francis in Manila, Belgium on high alert after deadly anti-terror raid and smog in most parts of China. These and more in Today In Pictures.

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When the MV Swift Rescue set sailed from Changi Naval Base on Dec 30 in search for the doomed AirAsia Flight QZ8501, the support-and-recovery vessel did not know the role it was eventually going to play in solving more

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Filipino nuns pray before the arrival of Pope Francis in Manila, Philippines, 15 Jan 2015. Pope Francis, on his second Asian tour visited Sri Lanka and the Philippines exactly 20 years after St. John Paul II´s visit to the two countries. - EPA/Ritchie B. Tongo
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Pope Francis in Manila, festivals in India and adverse weather conditions around the world. All this and more in Today In Pictures.

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Ms Tiara Adinda Sari, 22, is dressed as the tree of creativity as part of Indonesia´s Jember Fashion Carnival, during a Chingay media lunch on Jan 14, 2014. Next month´s Chingay will feature the highest number of international performers in the parade´s 43-year history. A total of 19 cultural troupes from 15 countries and regions will take part in the annual street procession, themed "We love SG" to mark Singapore´s 50th birthday this year. - The Straits Times/Neo Xiaobin
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A colourful Chingay 2015, a cat with a wearable terminal enabling communication and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures. 

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A "Sadhu", or a Hindu holy man, takes a dip at the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, ahead of the "Makar Sankranti" festival at Sagar Island, south of Kolkata Jan 13, 2015. Hindu monks and pilgrims are making their annual trip to Sagar Island for the one-day festival of "Makar Sankranti" on Wednesday. - Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Hindu monks and pilgrims make way to Sagar Island for the annual one-day "Makar Sankranti" festival, Cristiano Ronaldo is FIFA Player of the Year and more in Today in Pictures. 

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Military policemen carry the flight data recorder of AirAsia QZ8501 at the airbase in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan Jan 12, 2015. Indonesian navy divers on Monday retrieved the black box flight data recorder from an AirAsia airliner that crashed two weeks ago, killing all 162 people on board, a government official said. Flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic control in bad weather on Dec 28, 2014, less than halfway into a two-hour flight from Indonesia´s second-biggest city of Surabaya to Singapore. - Reuters/Darren Whiteside
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AirAsia flight QZ8501: Flight recorder found, massive rally for Paris attack victims, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures. 

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Devotees grimace as they try to hold the Black Nazarene, which is atop a carriage, at the start of an annual procession in Manila, Jan 9, 2015. - Reuters/Erik De Castro
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Black Nazarene procession in Manila, tributes to victims of Charlie Hebdo attacks, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures. 

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A woman holds a placard that reads, "I am Charlie", during a vigil to pay tribute to the victims of a shooting by gunmen at the offices of weekly satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, at Trafalgar Square in London Jan 7, 2015. - Reuters/Stefan Wermuth
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Candlelight vigils to pay tribute to victims of the attack at Charlie Hebdo, Sri Lankan elections, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures. 

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Pro-democracy lawmakers carrying yellow umbrellas, symbols for the Occupy Central movement, leave in the middle of a Legislative Council meeting as a gesture to boycott the government in Hong Kong Jan 7, 2015. - Reuters/Bobby Yip
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Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers carry yellow umbrellas, protests in Bahrain, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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A member of the Edo Firemanship Preservation Association climbs a bamboo ladder during a New Year presentation by the fire brigade in Tokyo Jan 6, 2015. - Reuters/Thomas Peter
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Presentation by the fire brigade in Tokyo, frozen Lake Michigan in Chicago, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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Pei Xia Chen (C) widow of slain New York Police Department (NYPD) officer Wenjian Liu cries holding a picture of her husband during his funeral in New York´s borough of Brooklyn on Jan 4, 2015. - AFP/Jewel Samad
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Funeral for slain NYPD officer, grounded cargo ship, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

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Few Singaporeans have heard of underwater rugby. Often described as a 3D sport, this aquatic form of rugby allows players to move above or below one another, playing in almost any direction.Khee Chia How, the 30-year-old founder of First Asian Team Underwater Rugby (Singapore)(FATUWR), talks about the unique underwater sport which was introduced locally last year. - Photo and Video by Mark Cheong

Few Singaporeans have heard of underwater rugby. Often described as a 3D sport, this aquatic form of rugby allows players to move above or below one another, playing in almost any direction.Khee Chia How, the more

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A man wearing a 2015 ´spectacles´ waits for the fireworks display to start along the boardwalk outside Marina Bay Sands at the New Year´s Eve countdown party held at Marina Bay in Singapore on Dec 31, 2014. - The Straits Times/Neo Xiaobin
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Singapore kicks off its golden jubilee celebrations; the world welcomes 2015 with fireworks and prayer. These and more in Today In Pictures.