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A worker directs the removal of a Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur from a lorry at Twycross Zoo near Atherstone, central England. 15 dinosaurs will go on display at Dinosaur Valley, a new attraction at the zoo.


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Malian soldiers gather on the banks of the Niger River before taking a canoe to the village of Kadji in Gao. According to the Malian Army, Kadji was a stronghold of radical Islamist group the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) before Malian forces took it back on Thursday.


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North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman (front L) hug in Pyongyang in this undated picture released by North Korea's KCNA news agency. KCNA reported that a mixed basketball game of visiting U.S. basketball players and North Korean players was held at Ryugyong Jong Ju Yong Gymnasium on February 28, 2013.


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Inmate firefighter crews set back fires to fight a fast moving brush fire as it burns everything in its path at the Santa Ana River Wildlife Area in Riverside, Calif. Riverside County firefighters say evacuations are under way as a fast-moving blaze near a number of homes and buildings continues to grow in Rancho Jurupa Regional Park.

Terry Pierson/The Press-Enterprise/AP

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A university student performs the traditional martial art Taekwondo while blindfolded during a rally to celebrate the 94th anniversary of the March 1st Independence Movement against Japanese colonial rule in 1919 in central Seoul. A series of demonstrations for Korean national independence from Japan began on March 1, 1919, in Seoul and soon spread throughout the country.


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An Israeli soldier argues with a Palestinian protester during clashes in the West Bank city of Hebron. The death of a Palestinian prisoner in disputed circumstances in an Israeli jail last week, together with a hunger strike by four other Palestinian inmates, two of whom ended their protest on Wednesday after an agreement on their release was reached with Israel, have touched off violent protests over the past several weeks in the West Bank.

Mussa Qawasma/REUTERS

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A zebra stands in the shade at the Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand. Visitors can meet with more than 1,600 animals of various types of domestic and international wildlife at the zoo.

Sakchai Lalit/AP

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A man walks along the bank of Lake Pamvotis amid heavy morning fog in the northwestern Greek city of Ioannina. Athens has overtaken the northwestern Epirus region as the area with the highest unemployment in Greece. The national jobless rate reached 27 percent in November, according to newly announced figures, led by greater Athens at 29 percent and followed by northwestern Greece at 28.2 percent.

Thanassis Stavrakis/AP

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A Norwegian men's ski team supporter smiles after Norway won the gold medal in the Cross Country men's 4x10km Relay competition at the Nordic Ski World Championships in the northern mountain resort of Tesero in Val di Fiemme.


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