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ALAN T AY LOR | 1:54 PM ET | 35 PHOT OS | IN FOCUS

A human-robot embrace in Germany, a 3-D portrait of Vladimir Putin at a


library for the blind in Siberia, dangerous levels of pollution in the skies above
Mexico City, preparations for a launch to the ISS at at the Baikonur
Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Marco Rubio drops out of the presidential race
in Florida, and much more.
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1. An anti-government demonstrator (left) and a supporter of Brazil's


President Dilma Rousseff (right) clash during protests before the
appointment of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as chief
of staff, near the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, on March 17, 2016. #
Ricardo Moraes / Reuters

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2. Demonstrators fill Paulista Avenue during a protest demanding the


impeachment of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on
March 13, 2016. The president faces impeachment proceedings over alleged
fiscal mismanagement with the country in the throes of the worst recession
in decades and amid a sprawling investigation into corruption at the staterun oil giant Petrobras. #
Andre Penner / AP

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3. A picture taken on March 16, 2016, shows the Galerie de Paleontologie, or


Paleontology Gallery, of the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris. #
Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP / Getty

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4. A model presents a creation by Vietnamese designer Nguyen Cong Tri


from his Autumn/Winter 2016 collection during Tokyo Fashion Week in
Tokyo, Japan, on March 15, 2016. #
Issei Kato / Reuters

5. A couple stands between ice floes on frozen mud flats for photos of the
sunset over Cook Inlet in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 13, 2016. #
Dan Joling / AP

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6. Diego Du Charmil, ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies, on his way to winning


the Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race at the Cheltenham Festival,
as Campeador, ridden by Barry Geraghty, falls on March 16, 2016. #
Paul Childs / Action Images / Reuters

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7. Republican presidential candidate U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is hugged by


family members following a primary night rally on March 15, 2016, in Miami,
Florida. Rubio announced he was suspending his campaign after losing his
home state of Florida to Republican rival Donald Trump. #
Angel Valentin / Getty

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8. Scrapped taxis sit in a parking lot in Taiyuan as the city is adapting to


electric taxis, in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China, on March 15, 2016. #
Jon Woo / Reuters

9. Refugee children, from left: Zahra Mahmoud, 5, Amna Zughayar, 9, and


Ahmad Zughayar, 6, all from from Deir el-Zour, Syria, at an informal tented
settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan, on
March 11 and 13, 2016. About half of the 4.8 million Syrians who fled their
homeland are children, and some of the most vulnerable live in dozens of
makeshift tent camps, including in Jordan, which has taken in close to
640,000 refugees. #
Muhammed Muheisen / AP

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10. An elephant is pictured on March 16, 2016, at the Tsavo East National
Park (approximately 337 kilometers south east) of the Kenyan capital,
Nairobi. Ten elephants ranging near the high speed standard gauge railway,
currently being built across the Tsavos, will be fitted with advanced radio
tracking collars that will help conservationists map the pachyderm's
migratory tendencies across the new railway to track any disruptions in their
natural movement cycles by the multi-billion-dollar project. #
Tony Karumba / AFP / Getty

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11. A French Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter jet takes off during the close air
support (CAS) exercise Serpentex 2016 hosted by France on the
Mediterranean island of Corsica, at Solenzara Air Base, on March 17, 2016. #
Charles Platiau / Reuters

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12. Diana, a 10-year-old Syrian girl, whose family fled a suburb of Damascus,
stands barefoot due to a lack of shoes, one of the major problems affecting
many migrants, on wet stones covering the railway tracks at the northern
Greek border station of Idomeni, on March 13, 2016. Bad weather returned
and conditions in the refugee camp on the Greek-Macedonian border
where about 14,000 people are stranded have further deteriorated, many of
its residents struggling to cope with the many challenges posed by the
heavy rain. #
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Vadim Ghirda / AP

13. Confetti falls as Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Governor


John Kasich speaks to supporters at Baldwin Wallace University March 15,
2015, in Berea, Ohio, after he won the Ohio primary. #
Jeff Swensen / Getty

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14. Sheep are contained in a field bound by dry-stone walls in the Peak
District National Park near the village of Tideswell, England, on March 16,
2016. #
Oli Scarff / AFP / Getty

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15. A child cries as migrants cross a river, north of Idomeni, Greece,


attempting to reach Macedonia on a route that would bypass the border
fence, on March 14, 2016. Hundreds of migrants and refugees walked out of
an overcrowded camp on the Greek-Macedonian border Monday,
determined to use a dangerous crossing to head north. #
Vadim Ghirda / AP

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16. Afghan migrants warm their feet by a fire at the northern Greek border
station of Idomeni, on March 13, 2016. #
Vadim Ghirda / AP

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17. A farmer harvests broccoli in the town of al-Ansariyeh south of Sidon,


Lebanon, on March 15, 2016. #
Ali Hashisho / Reuters

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18. Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland, accompanied by President


Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, steps to the microphone as
he is introduced as Obamas nominee for the Supreme Court during an
announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, on
March 16, 2016. #
Andrew Harnik / AP

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19. A residential high rise building in Shanghai on March 15, 2016. #


Johannes Eisele / AFP / Getty

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20. The feet and utility belt of what Ivorian security officers said was a dead
attacker is seen on the beach in Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast, following a
terrorist attack that killed 18 people on March 13, 2016. #
Joe Penney / Reuters

21. Service towers leave light trails as they move towards the Soyuz TMA20M for the next International Space Station crew of Jeff Williams of the
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U.S., and Oleg Skriprochka and Alexey Ovchinin of Russia, at the launchpad
ahead of its launch scheduled on March 19 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome,
Kazakhstan, on March 16, 2016. #
Shamil Zhumatov / Reuters

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22. An aerial view shows cross-country skiers competing during the 48th
Engadin Ski Marathon near the village of Sils, Switzerland, on March 13,
2016. According to the organizers, more than 13,000 skiers participated in
the 42.2 kilometers (26.2 miles) race between Maloja and S-chanf near the
Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz. #
Arnd Wiegmann / Reuters

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23. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Special Envoy
Angelina Jolie is surrounded as she visits a shelter for refugees and
migrants at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece, on March 16, 2016. #
Michalis Karagiannis / Reuters

24. A bride passes through a metal detector as she arrives at the five-star
Babylon Hotel in Baghdad, Iraq, on March 12, 2016. #
Maya Alleruzzo / AP

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25. A general view shows the Chesa Futura, or House of the Future,
apartment house designed by the British architect Norman Foster in the
Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz, Switzerland, on March 14, 2016. #
Arnd Wiegmann / Reuters

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26. A vehicle burns after an explosion in Ankara, Turkey, following a


massive bombing, reportedly carried out by Kurdish rebels, that killed 37
people and injured another 125 on March 13, 2016. #
Reuters

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27. People look at human remains in the bottom of a mass grave at the San
Roque cemetery in Puerto Real near Cadiz, Spain, on March 15, 2016,
following a government funded excavation that has determined the
executions of hundreds of men and women were carried out from July
through October of 1936. #
Cristina Quicler / AFP / Getty

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28. Jeff Warren of Auburn, Maine glides across Lower Range Pond on his
paddleboard on March 17, 2016, in Poland, Maine. #
Robert F. Bukaty / AP

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29. The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un speaks at an event declaring the
construction of Ryomyong Street, in this photo released by North Korea's
Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang on March 18, 2016. #
KCNA / Reuters

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30. A man walks along the Cheonggye stream in central Seoul, South Korea,
on March 15, 2016. #
Kim Hong-Ji / Reuters

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31. Aerial view of Pico de Orizaba Mountain blanketed around by smog on


March 17, 2016. Mexican authorities on Monday triggered an environmental
contingency in the overcrowded Mexico City due to the high concentration
of ozone recorded in the metropolis, where they recommended to suspend
outdoor activities and ordered to reduce automobile traffic. Mexico City is
considered one of the most polluted cities in the world. #
Hector Guerrero / AFP / Getty

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32. Visitor Roman Zorin touches a 3-D portrait of Russia's President Vladimir
Putin at a specialized library for blind and partially sighted people in
Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia, on March 15, 2016. The portrait was created
specially for blind people to understand how Putin looks like through touch,
according to library employees. #
Ilya Naymushin / Reuters

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33. South Korean (blue headbands) and U.S. Marines take positions as
amphibious assault vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps fire smoke
bombs during a U.S.-South Korea joint landing operation drill in Pohang,
South Korea, on March 12, 2016. #
Kim Hong-Ji / Reuters

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34. A sector of the Jalousie neighborhood, Petion Ville commune of the


Haitian capital Port-au-Prince during nightfall on March 14, 2016. #
Hector Retamal / AFP / Getty

35. A woman embraces humanoid robot Pepper at the world's biggest


computer and software fair CeBit in Hanover, Germany, on March 14, 2016. #
Nigel Treblin / Reuters

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