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REWIND: Best images in the past 24 hours

May 05, 2015 08:56 IST
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Here's a collection of some of the best photos from around the world shot in the last 24 hours.

 

A child rescued from Boko Haram in Sambisa forest is attended to at a clinic at the Internally Displaced People's camp in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Hundreds of traumatised Nigerian women and children rescued from Boko Haram Islamists have been released into the care of authorities at a refugee camp in the eastern town of Yola, an army spokesman said. Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters


 

US Secretary of State John Kerry takes a selfie with a baby elephant while touring the Sheldrick Center Elephant Orphanage at the Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/Reuters


 

A Southern Popular Resistance fighter fires a weapon mounted on a truck during clashes with Houthi fighters in Yemen's southern city of Aden. Photograph: Reuters


 

Collapsed and damaged houses are pictured from a helicopter after last week's earthquake at Sindhupalchok District, Nepal. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters


 

First Minister for Scotland Nicola Sturgeon poses for a photograph on a carousel during a campaign visit to a theme park in Motherwell, central Scotland. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters


 

A protester, who is an Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin, is carried by policemen during a demonstration against what they say is police racism and brutality, after the emergence last week of a video clip that showed policemen shoving and punching a black soldier in a protest at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters


 

A man looks out from his shack as a luxury high-rise apartment complex is seen in the background at Guryong village in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters


 

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett (L) plays table tennis with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates during the Berkshire annual meeting weekend in Omaha, Nebraska. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters


 

The body of a Nepalese guide, recovered by the Israeli army's National Rescue Unit from the Himalaya mountains, is pictured near Dhunche, Nepal. Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters


 

A Nepalese army personnel holds the baby of an earthquake victim after being airlifted from Sindhupalchok District to Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters


 

A woman looks on as she waits to disembark from tug boat Asso29 in the Sicilian harbour of Pozzallo, southern Italy. Nearly 5,800 migrants were plucked from boats off the coast of Libya and 10 bodies were recovered in less than 48 hours, Italy's coast guard said, in one of the biggest rescue operations this year. Photograph: Antonio Parrinello/Reuters


 

A six-year-old acrobat performs on the opening of a tourist festival in Bozhou, Anhui province. Photograph: Reuters


 

Local youngsters Bella (L) and Daisy run through a forest covered in bluebells near Marlborough in southern England. The Savernake Forest and West Woods, managed by the Forestry Commission and replanted in the 1930s to 1950s with beech trees, provide one of the most spectacular sites in Britain for seeing bluebells at this time of year. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters


 

Disabled Palestinians take part in a local sitting volleyball championship in Gaza City. Some of the participants lost their limbs after being injured in past rounds of conflict with Israel, according to the organisers of the event. Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters


 

A barefooted child walks out after disembarking from tug boat Asso29 in the Sicilian harbour of Pozzallo, southern Italy. Photograph: Antonio Parrinello/Reuters

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