In Pictures

Day in pictures: 29 October

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world during the past 24 hours.

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Image caption A statue in silhouette at St Peter's square ahead of the general audience of Pope Francis at the Vatican
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Image caption Cambodian soldiers pray during the 10th anniversary of the king's coronation in front of the royal palace in Phnom Penh
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Image caption Visitors crouch by a Halloween installation of 500 pumpkin lights in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China
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Image caption Workers look out over a construction site in the Beyoglu district in central Istanbul, Turkey
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Image caption Spectators walk away from the Antares rocket launch in which the craft exploded seconds after lift-off from Wallops Island, Virginia
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Image caption Syrian children drink water from a pump in Douma, a suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus
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Image caption A koala waits to be vaccinated against chlamydia in Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
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Image caption Workers clean a canal near Liwan Lake in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China

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