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DON'T MISS! Best photos of the week

February 23, 2015 08:12 IST
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We bring you a collection of some of the best photographs taken this week by ace Reuters photographers.

DON’T MISS! Best photos of the week

A sadhu, smokes marijuana in a chillum on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. Hindu holy men from Nepal and India come to this temple to take part in the Maha Shivaratri festival. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

United States Vice President Joe Biden talks to Stephanie Carter as her husband Ash Carter (not pictured) delivers his acceptance speech as the new secretary of defense at the White House in Washington. Photograph: Gary Cameron/Reuters

Brett, a Westerner who has joined the Iraqi Christian militia Dwekh Nawsha to fight against Islamic State militants, poses at the office of the Assyrian political party in Dohuk, northern Iraq. Photograph: Ari Jalal/Reuters

A view of artillery fire and landing exercises guided by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (not seen) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang. Photograph: KCNA/Reuters

Two year-old Lily Mills dressed in a ballet tutu dances as she poses for pictures in the spotlight on the stage of the Harlow Theatre during a break at a dress rehearsal for a children's ballet show in Harlow. Photograph: Russell Boyce/Reuters

A boy jumps over the fire during the ‘The Burial of the Sardine" funeral procession, which marks the end of carnival festivities, in Madrid. ‘Mourners’ carry a coffin with a mock sardine through the streets to celebrate the countdown to Lent. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters

Members of the separatist self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic army collect parts of a destroyed Ukrainian army tank in the town of Vuhlehirsk, about 10 km to the west of Debaltseve. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters

A rebel fighter of al-Jabha al-Shamiya (the Shamiya Front) covered with mud carries his weapon as he sits near the front line with Bashkuwi village, north of Aleppo. Photograph: Rami Zayat/Reuters

A view seen through the scope of a weapon belonging to a sniper and rebel fighter shows a building where forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are stationed, as seen from a rebel-controlled area in the northwestern Homs district of Al Waer. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

Main opposition Republican People's Party deputy Orhan Duzgun falls down as lawmakers from his party and the ruling AK Party (right) scuffle during a debate on a legislation to boost police powers at the Turkish parliament in Ankara. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

A Tibetan boy points a toy gun towards a girl during the function organised to mark ‘Losar’ or the Tibetan New Year at a Tibetan Refugee Camp in Lalitpur. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

A goat takes a leap from one cart to another as a vendor watches at a wholesale vegetable market in the old quarters of Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

A woman prays with burning incense on the third day of the Chinese Lunar New Year during the temple fair for the Chinese New Year celebrations at Dongyue Temple in Beijing. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

A woman with a cross of ashes on her forehead prays during a mass at the traditional Ash Wednesday service, at the Metropolitan Cathedral in San Jose. Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters
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