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Day in pictures

A Havana street scene

A man is reflected in a car mirror as a worker pulls a cart along a street in the Cuban capital, Havana.

A competitor in the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Liberec, Czech Republic

Anders Jacobsen of Norway competes in the men's Large Hill Individual Ski Jump event of the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Liberec, Czech Republic.

A view of the Citibank Building in New York

A view of the Citibank Building in New York as the US government moves to take a stake in the firm.

Boy in Kabul, Afghanistan, with sugar cane vendor's cart

A boy pushes his sugar cane vendor's cart past a building in Kabul destroyed in Afghanistan's civil war.

Petitioners in Beijing, China

Petitioners wait to air grievances near a local government office in Beijing ahead of the annual meeting of the National People's Congress - China's parliament.

Tuna fisherman in General Santos port, Philippines

A fisherman heaves a tuna on his shoulders at General Santos port in the southern Philippines. Philippines-caught tuna is exported to Japan, the US and Europe.

Dance troupe in Jakarta, Indonesia

The Zebra Cross dance is performed during rush hour in Jakarta, Indonesia. The dance is aimed at promoting traffic safety on the city's busy streets.

Giles Walker's Peepshow, an installation of pole-dancing robots

Robots demonstrate their pole-dancing skills at the Kinetica Art Fair in London.

Model on the catwalk of Australian fashion show

A model strikes a pose at Swim Fashion Week on Australia's Gold Coast, a surfing haven.

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