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The Week in Photos: True colours

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The Week in Photos: True colours
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    A protester, campaigning for more international involvement in the Syrian conflict, prepares to march to Whitehall, from Hyde Park Corner, London.Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
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    Marine reservists on ski patrol in the hills of Harstad, Northern Norway, in the Arctic Circle engage in Cold Weather Survival training lasts which lasts for two weeks.Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
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    The setting sun illuminates the sky above the Ukrainian military base in Perevalne. In a referendum watched closely around the world, residents in Ukraine's strategic Crimean Peninsula voted on whether to demand greater autonomy or split off and seek to join Russia. The vote has been condemned as illegal by the United States and European countries. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    An Indian man has his face smeared with colours to celebrate Holi in Allahabad, India.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    The White House in Washington is seen through the fence after an overnight snow front hit the metro area. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men walk past a girl in costume during Purim celebrations in Jerusalem. The festival of Purim commemorates the rescue of Jews from genocide in ancient Persia recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A man smears the face of a woman with colours during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colours, in Mumbai. The holiday, celebrated mainly in India and Nepal, marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Thousands gather of Dublin's O'Connell Street for this years St Patrick's day parade.Source: Niall Carson/PA Wire
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    The Christ the Redeemer statue is illuminated in green in commemoration of St Patrick's Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Tibetan Buddhist Monks holding ceremonial scarves stand in a line to welcome their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama as he arrives at the Jhonang Takten Phuntsok Choeling monastery in Shimla, India. Source: Tenzin Choejor
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    An Afghan girl attends a campaign rally in support of Afghan vice presidential candidate, Habiba Sarabi in Kabul. The Afghan vice presidential candidate strode down the aisle separating hundreds of male and female supporters at a campaign rally in Kabul. She shook hands with the women filling the chairs to her right. To the men on the other side, she simply nodded. Writing on the flags reads, "vote for Zalmai Rassoul." Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    Satirical sculptures burn during the traditional Fallas festival in Valencia, Spain. Every year the city of Valencia celebrates the ancient "Las Fallas" fiesta, a noisy week that is full of fireworks and processions in honour of Saint Joseph that ends in the midnight of March 19, burning large satiric figures displayed around the streets of the city. Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
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    Satirical sculptures burn during the traditional Fallas festival in Valencia, Spain. Every year the city of Valencia celebrates the ancient "Las Fallas" fiesta, a noisy week that is full of fireworks and processions in honour of Saint Joseph that ends in the midnight of March 19, burning large satiric figures displayed around the streets of the city. Source: AP/Press Association Images
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    A woman writes a message for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, on a glass at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Source: Lai Seng Sin
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    A man places his hand on the parched soil in the Greater Upper Nile region of north-eastern South Sudan, Africa. Future heatwaves could threaten key global food crops if climate change is not addressed, according to a British study.Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
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    The maze of waterways, large tracts of open and forested land and vast skies making up the immensity of the Amazon in Brazil, about 100 miles from the city of Manaus.Source: AP/Press Association Images

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