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Pictures of the day

A selection of images from around the world

  • Pigeons sit on a wire, with the domes of the Novodevichy monastery in the background, on a snowy day in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

  • People watch as the Taal volcano spews ash and smoke during an eruption in Tagaytay, Cavite province south of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

  • People run for cover during a protest called by the 'Yellow Vest' (gilets jaunes) anti-government movement as part of a nationwide multi-sector strike against the French government's pensions overhaul in Nantes. AFP / Loic VENANCE

  • Muslim devotees leave after taking part in the Akheri Munajat, or final prayers, during the annual Muslim gathering 'Biswa Ijtema' in Tongi, some 30 kms north of Dhaka. AFP / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN

  • A woman looks at men wearing loin cloths running around the Teppozu Inari shrine as they prepare to bathe in ice-cold water in a ceremony to to purify their souls and wish for good health in the new year in Tokyo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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