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News Pictures Of The Day: Monday 27th January 2014

01/27/2014 08:34 am 08:34:39 | Updated 27 January 2014

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images, from around the world chosen and created by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland and Tahira Mirza.

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27/01/2014 17:54 GMT

138 Couples Marry At Nirankari Sant Samagam Of Maharashtra

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Couples tie their kont in mass marriages organized by Sant Nirankari Mission, which is part of social reforms initiated and pursued by the Nirankari mission at Kharghar, Navi Mumbai on Januray 27, 2014 in Mumbai, India.

27/01/2014 17:50 GMT

Sassy, Flirty and Quirky thats Sugarpova

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Maria Sharapova attends the drugstore champs elysees to promote Sugarpova on January 27, 2014 in Paris, France.

27/01/2014 17:49 GMT

Thais Mourn The Death Of Anti Government Protest Leader

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A woman reacts emotionally as hundreds of mourners pay their respects over the body of Sutin Tharatin, a core anti-government leader who was killed by gunmen yesterday, on January 27, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Nine others were also injured during election related violence as protesters blocked polling stations as advanced voting took place in the capitol city. Bangkok Shutdown has been in effect for two weeks as the anti-government protesters continue to block major intersections. The Thai government imposed a 60-day state of emergency in Bangkok and the surrounding provinces in an attempt to cope with the on-going political turmoil but so far this decree has had no effect on the mass protests.

27/01/2014 17:49 GMT

Couple Get Married With 250 Penguins

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An Arctic explorer couple married in front of 250 waddling wedding witnesses . . . . each with happy feet to great the happy feat. Susanne Grieve and Jeff Rawson braved temperatures of -1◦C to tie the knot at SeaWorld Orlando’s icy Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin attraction. Sharing their big day with a colony of: king, adélie, gentoo and rockhopper penguins - all dressed in their black and white tuxedos fit for the occasion.

27/01/2014 16:06 GMT

Who Knew They Were Friends

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Meryl Streep and 50 Cent attend the Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on January 26, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)

27/01/2014 16:02 GMT

Lion Sav Nav

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A team led by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) fit a GPS-tracking collar to a tranquillised male lion, in Nairobi National Park in Kenya. Kenyan wildlife authorities are fitting livestock-raiding lions with a GPS collar that alerts rangers by text message when the predators venture out of Nairobi National Park, enabling the rangers to quickly move to the areas where the lions have encroached and return the animals to the park.

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a team led by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) take measurements of the canine teeth while they prepare to fit a GPS-tracking collar to a tranquillised male lion, in Nairobi National Park in Kenya.

27/01/2014 13:51 GMT

Juan Mata Unveiling

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Manchester United's Juan Mata during the press conference at the Aon Training Complex, Manchester.

27/01/2014 13:47 GMT

Owen Paterson Visits Flooded Somerset Levels

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Environment Secretary Owen Paterson (left) walks with local MP Nicola Blackwood, during a visit to the Environment Agency river defence barriers on Osney Island in Oxford, as Britain remains at risk of more flooding as rain continues to plague the south of the country and tidal surges batter the coast.

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Environment Secretary Owen Paterson speaks with people as he visits the Northmoor Pumping Station in Moorland on January 27, 2014 near Bridgwater, England. During his visit to the flood hit Somerset Levels, he admitted the Government could have done more to help residents - and that dredging of some rivers in the county should have happened.

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Councilor Julian Taylor after the visit by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson's visit to Northmoor Pumping Station in Moorland, Somerset.

27/01/2014 13:34 GMT

Boris Johnson launches Year of the Bus

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London Mayor Boris Johnson launches The Year of the Bus from a Routemaster bus outside City Hall in London today.

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A protest sign is held up as London Mayor Boris Johnson launches The Year of the Bus from a Routemaster bus outside City Hall in London today. The Year of the Bus, will see Transport for London (TfL) and the London Transport Museum collaborating on a series of engaging events, exhibitions, recreations and activities that will re-connect Londoners with their bus network and remind the world of the incredible role it plays in this great city.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson launches The Year of the Bus from a Routemaster bus outside City Hall in London today. The Year of the Bus, will see Transport for London (TfL) and the London Transport Museum collaborating on a series of engaging events, exhibitions, recreations and activities that will re-connect Londoners with their bus network and remind the world of the incredible role it plays in this great city.

27/01/2014 13:28 GMT

Ancient gravestone moved to museum

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An early-medieval gravestone is prepared at Govan Old Church in Scotland ahead of being moved to London for the opening of a new exhibition.

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