The week in pictures: Stunning images from across the world

Feb 20, 2018, 16:52 IST
  • The week in pictures: Stunning images from across the world

    Students of St. Scholastica's College gesture the "number one" sign as they dance to take part in the "One Billion Rising" global movement in Manila on February 14, 2018, to coincide with Valentine's Day. More 3,000 students participated as part of the campaign, calling for an end of all forms of discrimination and violence against women and children. All pics/AFP

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    South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa reacts as he is sworn into office after being elected by the Members of Parliament at the Parliament in Cape Town, on February 15, 2018. South African lawmakers elected wealthy former businessman Cyril Ramaphosa on February 15, 2018 as the country's new president after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned under pressure from his own ANC ruling party. Ramaphosa was elected without a vote after being the only candidate nominated in the parliament in Cape Town, chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng told assembled lawmakers

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    Members of the state police force patrol during an operation against alleged members of organized crime in Culiacan, Sinoaloa state, Mexico on February 16, 2018.  So far 60 people have been arrested in the party hall where the military operation was carried out

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    A Chinese woman dressed with a traditional bride costume, poses during a wedding performance as part of the She Huo festival, to celebrate the Lunar New Year, marking the Year of the Dog, in Hancheng, Shaanxi province, on February 16, 2018

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    A Chinese-Cambodian woman offers money to a dog "begging" at a temple during the start of the Lunar New Year in Kandal on February 16, 2018. Lunar New Year fell on February 16 across much of Asia, marking the start of the Year of the Dog

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  • The week in pictures: Stunning images from across the world

    Ethnic Malaysian-Chinese devotees arrive to offer prayers at the Thean Hou temple decorated with red lanterns in Kuala Lumpur on the eve of the Lunar New Year marking the start of the year of the dog

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  • The week in pictures: Stunning images from across the world

    Female tourists wearing veils look at the Pyramids of Giza as they stand from across the Giza plateau, on the southwestern outskirts of the Egyptian capital Cairo on February 15, 2018

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    A mourner kneels in front of a memorial for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in a park in Parkland, Florida on February 16, 2018. A former student, Nikolas Cruz, opened fire at the Florida high school leaving 17 people dead and 15 injured

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    A woman from Nuer ethnic group carries her food after a monthly food distribution at the Protection of Civilian site (PoC) in Bentiu, South Sudan, on February 13, 2018. Bentiu's Protection of Civilian site was established in January 2014, when 7,000 civilians entered the UNMISS base to seek protection, shortly after the start of the South Sudanese civil war. The camp hosts over 20,000 households and at least 114,250 individuals by IOM. the numbers keep growing every day, as fighting brings more people seeking safety

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    A Palestinian man uses candlelight to read due to electricity shortages in Gaza City on February 16, 2018

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