The world in pictures: March 14-20, 2016

Updated: Mar 29, 2016, 11:55
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    Mumbai Police dogs were felicitated at Bombay Veterinary College, Parel. Pic/Datta Kumbhar
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    Pillows with printed sloguns are pictured hanging from a washing line erected in a park ahead of a march to demonstrate against the Government’s Housing Bill in London. Pic/AFP
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    A photo shows an Asian lion at the zoo in Mulhouse, eastern France. Pic/AFP
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    An artwork by Tsang Tsou Choi (also known as 'king of Kowloon') is seen displayed during a preview of the exhibition titled 'They would be kings' held by the Sotheby's auction house in Hong Kong. From Keith Haring and Basquiat to Banksy and Invader, Sotheby's new exhibition of street art legends in Hong Kong, launched on March 18, taps into a growing appetite among young Asian collectors. Pic/AFP
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    France's Renaud Lavillenie competes in the Pole Vault during the IAAF World Indoor athletic championships in Portland, Oregon. Pic/AFP
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    A polar bear mother named Cora and her three-month-old cub are seen at the zoo in Brno, South Moravia, Czech Republic. Pic/AFP
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    A child wrapped in a survival blanket looks as migrants queue for hot soup in a makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, where thousands of refugees and migrants are stranded by the Balkan border blockade. Greece said that it aimed to 'resolve' the migrant build-up on the Macedonian border within a week and will try to convince people to move to other reception centres across the country, as the human suffering worsens after Balkans states closed their borders. 41,973 asylum seekers are in the country, including some 12,000 stuck at Idomeni on the closed Macedonian border. Pic/AFP
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    Residents wade through a flooded street in Bandung, West Java. Thousands of people fled their homes as the Citarum river overflowed in Bandung regency on March 13, an Indonesian official said. Pic/AFP
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    Republican US Presidential hopeful Ohio Governor John Kasich celebrates his Ohio primary victory during voting day rally at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. Pic/AFP
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    Indian army cadets celebrate after their graduation ceremony at The Officers Training Academy in Chennai. A total of 183 cadets including 37 women graduated from the academy and will be posted as Lieutenants in the Indian Army. Pic/AFP
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    A young Indian reveler covered in coloured powder sits inside a temple during prayers held as part of the Lathmar Holi celebrations in the village of Barsana. Holi, also called the 'festival of colours', is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month. Pic/AFP
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