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Pictures Of The Day: Thursday 24th March 2016

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24/03/2016 07:11 GMT
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    Former Sunderland soccer player Adam Johnson arrives for sentencing at Bradford Crown Court in Bradford, Britain March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Craig Brough
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    Dave and Sonia Johnson, the parents of former Sunderland FC footballer Adam Johnson, leave Bradford Crown Court in Bradford, northern England on March 24, 2016. Adam Johnson was sentenced to a six year jail term after he was found guilty of one offence of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. / AFP / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Gerry Wareham (back to camera), CPS Chief Crown Prosecutor for the North East, reads a statement outside Bradford Crown Court after former England footballer Adam Johnson was jailed for six years for engaging in sexual activity with a besotted 15-year-old fan.
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    Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic sits in the courtroom for the reading of his verdict at the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, on March 24, 2016. The former Bosnian-Serbs leader is indicted for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. / AFP / POOL / Robin van Lonkhuijsen / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 50,000 eggs are dropped from the Leap of Faith water slide in Aquaventure at Atlantis, The Palm Dubai in preparation for a record breaking egg hunt which will take place on 28th March.
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    A plane descending into Newark Liberty International Airport crosses over the full moon rising seen from Eagle Rock Reservation, Wednesday, March 23, 2016, in West Orange, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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    Police officers form a cordon ahead of the arrival of former England footballer Adam Johnson at Bradford Crown Court where he is expected to be jailed after he was found guilty of one offence of sexual activity with a child by a jury there earlier this month.
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    US President Barack Obama (L) and First Lady Michelle Obama (2nd R) dance tango with dancers during a state dinner at the Kirchner Cultural Centre in Buenos Aires on March 23, 2016. The United States and Argentina sealed a major trade deal on the eve -the first day of President Barack Obama's visit- bolstering the efforts of his counterpart to end a decade-and-a-half of international financial isolation. AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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    People smear colored powder on the face of a girl during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Mumbai India, Thursday, March 24, 2016. The festival heralds the arrival of spring. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
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    Youths clash with riot police officers during a high school students demonstration against a labor reform, in Paris, Thursday, March 24, 2016. France's Socialist government is due to formally present a contested labor reform that aims to amend the 35-hour workweek and relax other labor rules.(AP Photo/Francois Mori)
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    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MARCH 22: 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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    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MARCH 22: People gather at Place de la Bourse in support of the victims after the terrorist 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 Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 24: The Oxford women's crew row during Tideway Week leading up to the 2016 Cancer Research UK Boat Races on March 24, 2016 in London, England. The Mens and Womens University Boat Races will take place on 27th March 2016 on The River Thames between Putney and Mortlake. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
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    An Israeli spectator watches a giant T-Rex balloon during the Purim parade festival in Petah Tikva, Israel, Thursday, March 24, 2016. The Jewish holiday of Purim commemorates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
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    VRINDAVAN, INDIA - MARCH 22: Indian artists dressed up as Hindu Lord Krishna and his consort Radha are showered with flower petals during Holi celebrations at Shri Chaitanya Prem Sansthan, on March 22, 2016 in Vrindavan, India. Festival of colors and love has special significance in Vrindavan as according to many legends Lord Krishna, was very fond of playing Holi with his friends. (Photo by Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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    The Prince of Wales drives a Land Rover Discovery at Rookin House in Cumbria, during a day of visits to the region three months after he visited flood-hit communities in the wake of Storm Desmond.
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    A man walks past a mural depicting Radovan Karadzic in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, March 24, 2016. A United Nations war crimes tribunal is passing judgment Thursday on former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, a landmark case against one of the alleged architects of Serb atrocities during Bosnia's 1992-95 war that left 100,000 dead. (AP Photo/Andrej Cukic)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 24: The Oxford women's crew carry their boat from the water during Tideway Week leading up to the 2016 Cancer Research UK Boat Races on March 24, 2016 in London, England. The Mens and Womens University Boat Races will take place on 27th March 2016 on The River Thames between Putney and Mortlake. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
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    WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MARCH 24: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh attend the traditional Royal Maundy Service at Windsor Castle on March 24, 2016 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)
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    An Indian reveler, face smeared with colored powder, dances during celebrations marking Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, in Gauhati, India,Thursday, March 24, 2016. The festival celebrates the arrival of spring. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
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    A woman holds a paper Belgian flag with a sad face on it as she participates in a minute of silence outside EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Belgian authorities were searching Wednesday for a top suspect in the country's deadliest attacks in decades, as the European Union's capital awoke under guard and with limited public transport after scores were killed and injured in bombings on the Brussels airport and a subway station. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
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    Sven Mary (C), lawyer of key suspect in the Paris terror attacks Salah Abdeslam, arrives to the Council Chamber of Brussels on March 24, 2016 during investigations into the Paris and Brussels terror attacks. More than 30 people have been identified as being involved in a network behind the Paris attacks on November 13, with links now established to this week's bombings in Brussels. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Police stand outside Bradford Crown Court as former Sunderland soccer player Adam Johnson (unseen) arrives for sentencing in Bradford, Britain March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Craig Brough
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    Pope Francis holds the book of the gospels during the Chrism Mass for Holy Thursday on March 24, 2016 at St Peter's basilica in Vatican. AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI / AFP / TIZIANA FABI (Photo credit should read TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Police officers stand guard outside the Council Chamber of Brussels on March 24, 2016 during investigations into the Paris and Brussels terror attacks. More than 30 people have been identified as being involved in a network behind the Paris attacks on November 13, with links now established to this week's bombings in Brussels. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)
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    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24: Fiona Falkiner arrives ahead of opening night of Handa Opera's Turandot on March 24, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)
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    EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A Palestinian woman speaks with an Israeli soldier at the scene of an attack in which two Palestinians wounded an Israeli soldier in a knife attack before being shot dead by troops, an army spokeswoman said, at the entrance to the heavily guarded Jewish settler enclave of Tal Rumeda in the city centre of the West Bank town of Hebron on March 24, 2016. / AFP / HAZEM BADER (Photo credit should read HAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A woman walks out for lunch past a sculpture at the Raffles Place financial district in Singapore on March 24, 2016. Singapore's finance minister Heng Swee Keat will deliver his first Budget statement in Parliament on March 24. / AFP / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A migrant sits next to a fire during windy day in a makeshift refugee camp at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece, Thursday, March 24, 2016. Conditions in Idomeni, where thousands have been stranded since the border closed to refugees earlier this month, have steadily deteriorated, exacerbated by days of rain that have turned the fields into muddy swamps. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
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    HONG KONG - MARCH 24: A man walks past an art work at Art Basel on March 24, 2016 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. The annual Art Basel in Hong Kong opened the city on March 22. (Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)
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    EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Israeli police surround the body of one of two Palestinians who were killed after wounding an Israeli soldier in a knife attack before being shot dead by troops, an army spokeswoman said, at the entrance to the heavily guarded Jewish settler enclave of Tal Rumeda in the city centre of the West Bank town of Hebron on March 24, 2016. / AFP / HAZEM BADER (Photo credit should read HAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images)
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    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, second right, meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second left, at the Osobnyak Mansion in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 24, 2016. Kerry is in Russia for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the terrorist attacks in Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
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    A woman takes a selfie beneath blooming plum trees at a public park in Beijing, Thursday, March 24, 2016. Visitors have been coming to parks in China's capital city in increasing numbers as flowers and trees are beginning to bloom in an annual rite of spring. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
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    Former Sunderland soccer player Adam Johnson arrives for sentencing at Bradford Crown Court in Bradford, Britain March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Craig Brough