Saturday 29 November 2014

World in pictures

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Participant hold a sign depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin as he attends an anti-war rally at Independence Square in Kiev March 23, 2014. Russia's defence ministry said on Sunday that it was complying with international troop limits near its border with Ukraine, after NATO's top military commander voiced concern over what he said was a large Russian force on Ukraine's eastern border. The text on the scythe reads:
Participant hold a sign depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin as he attends an anti-war rally at Independence Square in Kiev
An electronic billboard displays a message relating to missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370
Fireworks explode beside riot police after 'the Marches for Dignity' protest ended with violent clashes between police and youths in Madrid
A model railway locomotive is on display at The London Festival of Railway modeling at Alexandra Palace
A farm is illuminated under the stars by the light of gas being flared as waste from the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton gives opening remarks before the "Day of Action", a morning of community service, commences in Phoenix
Denis Yuskov of Russia competes in the Mens 10000m race during day two of the Essent ISU World Allround Speed Skating Championships at the Thialf Stadium
Workers prepare the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft to be raised into a vertical position after it was rolled out to the launch pad by train
Lazio's supporters hold banners reading "Free Lazio" to protest against Lazio's president Claudio Lotito (not pictured) during their Italian Serie A soccer match against Milan at the Olympic stadium in Rome
Members of the Uganda Police Marine Unit participate in a rescue operation after a boat carrying mostly Congolese refugees capsized in Lake Albert near Ntoroko southwest of Uganda's capital Kampala
A general view of the area affected by a landslide near State Route 530 is seen in this Washington State Department of Transportation handout picture taken near Oso, Washington
People take part in a gathering to celebrate Newroz, which marks the arrival of spring and the new year in Istanbul
A telephone handset is covered in mud as a landslide blocks Highway 530 near Oso, Washington

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