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March 5, 2015

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Hostesses pose for photos outside the Great Hall of the People during the opening session of the annual National People's Congress in Beijing, China.
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Hostesses pose for photos outside the Great Hall of the People during the opening session of the annual National People's Congress in Beijing, China.

Bangladeshi workers unload goods from a boat in the Buriganga River in Dhaka.
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Bangladeshi workers unload goods from a boat in the Buriganga River in Dhaka.

The 4.6-meter high bronze sculpture "Gift Horse", which portrays a skeletal horse by German-born artist Hans Haacke, stands above Trafalgar Square after it was unveiled as the new commission for the Fourth Plinth, in London.
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The 4.6-meter high bronze sculpture "Gift Horse", which portrays a skeletal horse by German-born artist Hans Haacke, stands above Trafalgar Square after it was unveiled as the new commission for the Fourth Plinth, in London.

A girl slips on an icy street while walking with her sister in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The girls were dressed as clowns for the Jewish celebration of Purim.
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A girl slips on an icy street while walking with her sister in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The girls were dressed as clowns for the Jewish celebration of Purim.

Policemen take position behind shields near Yangon City Hall after a crackdown on a peaceful demonstration supporting the student protests which demand an amendment to the National Education Bill in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Policemen take position behind shields near Yangon City Hall after a crackdown on a peaceful demonstration supporting the student protests which demand an amendment to the National Education Bill in Yangon, Myanmar.

Arthur Ward stands with his Pyrenean Mountain Dog Cody during the first day of the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, central England.
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Arthur Ward stands with his Pyrenean Mountain Dog Cody during the first day of the Crufts Dog Show in Birmingham, central England.

The moon sets in the early morning hours as a man walks along an ocean pier in Oceanside, California.
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The moon sets in the early morning hours as a man walks along an ocean pier in Oceanside, California.

Male Afghan women's rights activist wear burqas to show their solidarity with Afghan women ahead of International Women's Day in Kabul.  
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Male Afghan women's rights activist wear burqas to show their solidarity with Afghan women ahead of International Women's Day in Kabul.
 

Firecrackers are set off during the Beehive Rockets Festival, ahead of the Chinese Lantern Festival in Tainan, southern Taiwan, March 4, 2015.  
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Firecrackers are set off during the Beehive Rockets Festival, ahead of the Chinese Lantern Festival in Tainan, southern Taiwan, March 4, 2015.
 

People sing and dance while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colors, in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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People sing and dance while celebrating Holi, the Festival of Colors, in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Kristy Fogden, right, of New Zealand, hands her friend Dave Shaw a guitar as they stand on a sand dune at dusk in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, March 4, 2015.
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Kristy Fogden, right, of New Zealand, hands her friend Dave Shaw a guitar as they stand on a sand dune at dusk in White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, March 4, 2015.

A foreign tourist screams as another puts color on her face during celebrations marking Holi in Kolkata, India.
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A foreign tourist screams as another puts color on her face during celebrations marking Holi in Kolkata, India.

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