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Pictures Of The Day: Tuesday 22nd March 2016

Live news pictures from around the world

22/03/2016 07:01 GMT | Updated 23/03/2016 09:43 GMT

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

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    U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, left, is accompanied by her daughters Sasha, center, and Malia, as she arrives to dedicate a gift of two magnolia trees and a bench, at a small park beside Ruben Martinez Villena public library in Plaza de las Armas, Old Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The bench bears the inscription in English and Spanish "A gift to the people of Cuba from Mrs. Michelle Obama, first lady of the U.S., March 2016." (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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    TOPSHOT - A Scottish Fold cat is pictured during a cat exhibition in Bishkek on March 20, 2016. / AFP / VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO (Photo credit should read VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images)
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    In this photo provided by Georgian Public Broadcaster and photographed by Ketevan Kardava two women wounded in Brussels Airport in Brussels, Belgium, after explosions were heard Tuesday, March 22, 2016. A developing situation left at least one person and possibly more dead in explosions that ripped through the departure hall at Brussels airport Tuesday, police said. All flights were canceled, arriving planes were being diverted and Belgium's terror alert level was raised to maximum, officials said. (Ketevan Kardava/ Georgian Public Broadcaster via AP)
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    In this photograph taken on March 20, 2016, an elephant attacks an Indian resident in a field in Baghasole village, in Burdwan district of West Bengal state. Five people have been killed by wild elephants that went on a rampage through a number of villages in eastern India, a local official said March 21. Another man was critically injured by the four elephants in West Bengal state on March 20 after apparently straying from their herd. / AFP / - (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
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    HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 21: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Cuban President Raul Castro review troops before bilateral meetings at the Palace of the Revolution March 21, 2016 in Havana, Cuba. These are the first direct talks between Castro and Obama, the first sitting U.S. president to visit Cuba in 88 years. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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    Sharon, center, daughter of American-Israeli Avraham Goldman, one of three Israelis killed in a suicide bomb attack in Istanbul on Saturday, mourn during his funeral in Holon near Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, March 21, 2016. An Islamic State group suicide bomber killed himself, two Israeli-Americans, an Israeli and an Iranian in Istanbul's busiest pedestrian shopping street. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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    An Indian Hindu widow smeared with colors sits and watches others playing during Holi celebrations at the Gopinath temple, 180 kilometres (112 miles) south-east of New Delhi, India Monday, March 21, 2016. A few years ago this joyful celebration was forbidden for Hindu widows. Like hundreds of thousands of observant Hindu women they would have been expected to live out their days in quiet worship, dressed only in white, their very presence being considered inauspicious for all religious festivities. (AP Photo /Manish Swarup)
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    LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 20: Recording artist Justin Bieber performs at the 2016 Purpose World Tour at Staples Center on March 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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    NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 20: Actors Ben Affleck (L) and Henry Cavill attend the launch of Bai Superteas at the 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Premiere Party on March 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Bai Superteas)
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    President Barack Obama, left, meets with Cuban President Raul Castro at the Palace of the Revolution, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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    In this still image taken from video from RTL Belgium unidentified travellers lie on the floor in a smoke filled terminal at Brussels Airport, in Brussels after explosions Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Authorities locked down the Belgian capital on Tuesday after explosions rocked the Brussels airport and subway system, killing a number of people and injuring many more. Belgium raised its terror alert to its highest level, diverting arriving planes and trains and ordering people to stay where they were. Airports across Europe tightened security. (RTL via AP) BELGIUM OUT TV OUT NO ARCHIVE
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    In this photo provided by Georgian Public Broadcaster and photographed by Ketevan Kardava, an injured man lies on the floor in Brussels Airport in Brussels, Belgium, after explosions were heard Tuesday, March 22, 2016. A developing situation left a number dead in explosions that ripped through the departure hall at Brussels airport Tuesday, police said. All flights were canceled, arriving planes were being diverted and Belgium's terror alert level was raised to maximum, officials said. (Ketevan Kardava/ Georgian Public Broadcaster via AP)
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    Justin Bieber performs during his "Purpose World Tour" stop at Staples Center on Sunday, March 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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    Television star Barbara Windsor with husband Scott Mitchell after she was made a Dame Commander of the order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London.
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    A snowplow truck passes a shoveler, Monday, March 21, 2016, in North Andover, Mass. Steady snowfall made for a sloppy Monday morning commute across much of New England. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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    A migrant boy sits in front of the police cordon during a protest demanding the opening of the border between Greece and Macedonia in the northern Greek border station of Idomeni, Greece, Monday, March 21, 2016. Hundreds of mostly Syrian asylum-seekers continued to arrive in Greece by sea Sunday despite the start of an international agreement to send migrants back to Turkey. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
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    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at an event to announce new products and an update to the Apple Watch at Apple headquarters, Monday, March 21, 2016, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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    TOPSHOT - Children watch fish swimming in an aquarium at the Scientific Center of Kuwait on March 20, 2016, in Kuwait City. / AFP / YASSER AL-ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Back dropped by a monument depicting Cuba's revolution hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara. U.S. President Barack Obama listens to the U.S. national anthem during a ceremony at the Jose Marti Monument in Havana, Cuba, Monday, March 21, 2016. "It is a great honor to pay tribute to Jose Marti, who gave his life for independence of his homeland. His passion for liberty, freedom, and self-determination lives on in the Cuban people today," Obama wrote in dark ink in the book after he laid a wreath and toured the memorial dedicated to the memory of Jose Marti. (AP Photo/Dennis Rivera) - Puerto Rico OUT
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    Sir Bradley Wiggins poses with young riders during the launch of Prudential RideLondon 2016 at Lee Valley VeloPark, London.
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    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MARCH 22: A young boy helps light a candle as people leave tributes at the Place de la Bourse following today's attacks on March 22, 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. At least 31 people are thought to have been killed after Brussels airport and a Metro station were targeted by explosions. The attacks come just days after a key suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, was captured in Brussels. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MARCH 22: Two young boys look on as people gather to leave tributes at the Place de la Bourse following today's attacks on March 22, 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. At least 31 people are thought to have been killed after Brussels airport and a Metro station were targeted by explosions. The attacks come just days after a key suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, was captured in Brussels. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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    NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 22: Heavily armed police patrol the streets in lower Manhattan following a heightened terror alert after attacks in the Belgian capital of Brussels on March 22, 2016 in New York City. Dozens are thought to be killed after numerous bombs were set off at the Brussels airport and Metro. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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    BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 22: A young woman lays flowers at the steps of the Belgian Embassy following today's terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack in which terrorists detonated three explosives devices at Brussels airport and in a metro train and killed at least 30 people. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)