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Pro-government protesters in Ukraine are seen reflected on an advertising poster as they hold a rally in Independence Square in Kiev.

Pro-government protesters in Ukraine are seen reflected on an advertising poster as they hold a rally against the president in Independence Square in Kiev.

A visitor walks past a replica of Cinderella's Castle at the Shijingshan Amusement Park in Beijing.

A visitor walks past a replica of Cinderella's Castle at the Shijingshan Amusement Park in Beijing. With its slogan 'Disneyland is too far', the park aims to attract more visitors.

Residents scavenge through ruins of a fire in Manila, the Philippines.

Residents scavenge through smouldering ashes to salvage whatever they can after a fire swept through a Manila slum in the Philippines.

Dragon Dance is performed during a parade marking the opening ceremony of the 25th Luoyang Peony Festival in Luoyang of Henan Province, China.

The Dragon Dance is performed during a parade marking the opening ceremony of the 25th Luoyang Peony Festival in Henan Province, China.

Cracked earth is visible as a result of declining water levels at Wivenhoe Dam on April 10, 2007 at Wivenhoe, Australia.

Cracked earth is visible as a result of declining water levels at Wivenhoe Dam in Australia, which supplies Brisbane - the first Australian state capital to be subjected to tighter restrictions.

Russian interior ministry troops march  in the town of Balashikha, outside Moscow, during a rehearsal for the 9 May Victory Day parade.

Russian interior ministry troops march in the town of Balashikha, outside Moscow, during a rehearsal for the 9 May Victory Day parade.

Swiss free rider Neal Valiton jumps an ice-cold aisle at the World Cup final in Tignes, eastern France.

A Swiss free rider jumps an ice-cold aisle during his descent at the World Cup final in Tignes, France.

Chelsea pensioners (R-L) Brian Wells, Patrick Kaine, Bill Moylan and Norman Mitchell stand with bricks and trowels near a new Infirmary at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London.

Chelsea pensioners stand with bricks and trowels near a new infirmary at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London. They have given up their pension in return for care at the hospital.






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