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Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:08 PM
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A wild caracal lynx stares down the lens of Dale Morris's hidden camera near his home in Western Cape, South Africa

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:08 PM
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Red Bull pilot Peter Besenyei crosses the Corinth Canal in his plane...

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:09 PM
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...The aircraft, an Extra 300S D-EFBY, has a wingspan of 26ft (8m) – not much less than the 70ft (21.4m) that the Corinth Canal measures at its narrowest point. Opened in 1893, the historic waterway connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea.

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:10 PM
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A spaniel plays in snow in Nenthead on the Cumbria and Northumberland border

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:10 PM
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With near military precision, a line of gentoo penguins waddle towards the ocean against the freezing backdrop of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:11 PM
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Pope Francis and President Barack Obama smile as they exchange gifts at the Vatican

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:11 PM
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Soldiers teach bus drivers and conductors Kung Fu in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:12 PM
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Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt (left), chairman of Naalakkersuisut, Aleqa Hammond (centre) and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon pose for photos in traditional attire as they visit Greenland

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:12 PM
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This eagle owl looks like he's practising some Tai Chi moves as he sits in his enclosure at the Grugapark in Essen, Germany...

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:13 PM
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...meanwhile this great grey owl in the same park looks more like he's been practising his meditation for too long

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:13 PM
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'Superman' is in trouble with the law in the US state of Utah. Christopher Reeves - yes, we are being serious - was collared on methamphetamine possession, DUI and speeding charges and booked into the Davis County Jail, Utah, on $5,000 bail.

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:14 PM
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Some of Pharrell William's vast toy collection has gone on display at the Design Exchange in Toronto, Canada. Keen to share his array of 'urban vinyl' the musician/record producer, 40, has curated an exhibition called This Is Not A Toy, which includes everything from SpongeBob SquarePants paraphernalia, to Smurf paintings, to these Beatles figurines.

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:15 PM
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A female hairy frogfish attempts to attract prey with its worm-shaped lure in shallow waters of Lembeh Strait, Indonesia

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:15 PM
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Amateur wrestler Meteorito (Little Meteor) poses for a picture as he sits in the stands of the Arena Obreros in Saltillo, Mexico

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:16 PM
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Firefighters tackle a blaze in one of Boston's historic Brownstone building. Two firefighters were killed in the fire in the densely-populated Back Bay region of the city.

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:17 PM
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A newly discovered planet-like object dubbed Sedna is seen in this artist's concept released by Nasa. Astronomers have found a small icy body far beyond Pluto and the Kuiper Belt, a discovery that calls into question exactly what was going on during the early days of the solar system.

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:19 PM
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An artist's impression issued by the University of Copenhagen of the 250 kilometre-wide asteroid Chariklo which scientists have discovered is circled by two rings. This is the first time such a small celestial body with rings has been observed.

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:20 PM
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A model displays the dress that will be worn by female medal bearers at the forthcoming Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:24 PM
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A squash seller transports his wares to market in Fafamau village near Allahabad, India

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:25 PM
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The search for flight MH370 continues over the Indian Ocean. The hunt for traces of the missing Boeing 777 was suspended again on Thursday March 27 due to severe weather in the area.

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:25 PM
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Visitors observe a work entitled Blue Sky and White Clouds by Chinese artist Yue Minjun during the Art Paris Art Fair in the French capital

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:29 PM
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A rescue helicopter sits on the fringes of the devastating mudslide near the rural town of Oso, Washington State. Twenty four poeple have been confirmed dead and over 150 people are still unaccounted for following the landslip on March 22.

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:30 PM
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Dancers perform at the Istana Budaya Theatre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, during the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:31 PM
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Mourners walk in graveyard during a funeral ceremony in the village of Mala Krusa, Kosovo, for the nineteen Kosovan Albanians killed by Serbian security forces during the 1998-1999 Kosovo war

Baadshah
03-27-2014, 04:32 PM
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A dog sits in front of a line of riot police guarding the National Congress building during a strike in Asuncion, Paraguay. The strike is being held to protest against the government's plan to promote public-private alliances in building infrastructure and offering concessions to private companies to run airports, roads and riverways.