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Week in Pictures

A selection of news photographs taken around the world this week.

Prince Harry and Meghan attend The Endeavour Fund Awards at Mansion House

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend the Endeavour Fund Awards, which celebrate the sporting and adventure achievements of sick and injured service personnel. The London event was one of the last engagements Prince Harry and Meghan will make before stepping back as senior royals at the end of March.

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An elderly man and woman talk to each through a closed window

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David Ryder / Reuters

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Gene Campbell talks through a window to his wife of more than 60 years at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, Washington, US. The care facility is linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state. The White House has acknowledged the country does not have enough coronavirus test kits, as the US death toll climbed to 12 on Thursday.

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Tourist walks on the steps at a Hindu temple

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Fazry Ismail / EPA

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Tourists walk on the steps of a Hindu temple at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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A waiter stands by empty tables outside a restaurant

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Manuel Silvestri / Reuters

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A waiter stands by empty tables outside a restaurant in St Mark’s Square, Venice. Italy’s tourism has suffered since the outbreak of coronavirus, which at the time of writing has killed 107 people in the country.

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A tattooed woman smokes a pipe

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Sai Aung Main / AFP

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A tattooed Chin woman smokes at her house in a village in Chin State, western Myanmar. The women of the community are known for their remarkable face tattoos. A legend of the origin of the custom is that the tattoos are a deterrent to would-be kidnappers.

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Mist is seen in countryside scene as a train crosses a viaduct

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Low-lying mist is seen in the early morning as a train crosses a viaduct over Gill Beck in Baildon, Yorkshire.

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Children walk over a bridge in the Moria migrant camp

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Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP

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Children walk over a bridge in the Moria migrant camp on the Greek Aegean island of Lesbos. In December 2019, the BBC reported that almost 18,000 people were living in the camp which was built for just 2,000, with an increasing number of children there self-harming and attempting suicide.

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A man scales a skyscraper

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Lluis Gene / AFP

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French skyscraper climber Alain Robert, known as “Spiderman”, climbs the Agbar Tower in Barcelona, Spain. It was reported he climbed the tower as a protest against people panicking over the coronavirus outbreak.

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Hindu men covered with coloured powder

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Rajat Gupta / EPA

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Hindu men from Nandgaon and Barsana are covered with coloured powder as they celebrate the Lathmar Holi festival at the Nandgram temple in Nandgaon, Mathura, India.

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Elizabeth Warren makes a heart gesture

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Rebecca Cook / Reuters

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Elizabeth Warren makes a heart gesture as she addresses supporters at her Super Tuesday rally in Detroit, Michigan, US. The senator ended her presidential campaign on Thursday following disappointing Super Tuesday results. “One of the hardest parts of this is all those little girls who are going to have to wait four more years,” she said.

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