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A selection of images from around the world

  • A college student smears a friend with coloured powder during Holi celebrations in Agartala, India. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

  • Participants whirl cans filled with burning wood chips during a celebration ahead of "Jeongwol Daeboreum", which is a traditional Korean holiday that celebrates the first full moon of the lunar calendar, at a park in Seoul. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

  • Ice skaters skate on natural ice at the Dutch 'Zaanse Schans' near Zaandam, Netherlands. AFP / ANP / Remko de Waal

  • Snow can be seen on the deck of the RFA (Royal Fleet Auxiliary) Tidespring, during bad weather, 15 nautical miles south of Plymouth, Britain. Matt Bromage/MOD Handout via REUTERS

  • Participators wearing motorcycle helmet get sprayed by firecrackers, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

  • A Sri Lankan mahout washes his elephant ahead of a religious procession in Colombo. AFP / ISHARA S. KODIKARA

  • Argentine senator Elisa Carrio (R) salutes before the speech of Argentine President Mauricio Macri during the inauguration of the 136th period of ordinary sessions at the Congress in Buenos Aires. AFP / JUAN MABROMATA

  • Leader of the centre-right Forza Italia (Go Italy) Silvio Berlusconi (L) wipes the forehead of leader of far-right party the League Matteo Salvini, as he jokes with him during a joint press conference in Rome. AFP / Alberto PIZZOLI

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