In Pictures

Day in pictures: 23 January 2015

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

Image copyright PAUL CROCK/AFP
Image caption Britian's Andy Murray saw off Portugal's Joao Sousa in straight sets to earn a last-16 clash with Grigor Dimitrov at the Australian Open tennis tournament.
Image copyright Saurabh Das/ap
Image caption Indian women soldiers take part in a full dress rehearsal ahead of the Republic Day Parade on 26 January in New Delhi.
Image copyright Petros Giannakouris/ap
Image caption Voting booths are assembled at a polling station in Athens ahead of Greece's general election on 25 January.
Image copyright Hazir Reka/reuters
Image caption Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (second from left) reviews the troops at the headquarters of it's KFOR (Nato's force in Kosovo) in Pristina.
Image copyright TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP
Image caption The Brandenburg Gate is illuminated as Berlin launches its campaign for the bid to host the 2024 or 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic games.
Image copyright SERGEI GAPON/AFP
Image caption Women push prams through a snow-covered park in Minsk, Belarus.
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Image caption Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says goodbye to German Chancellor Angela Merkel after a joint press conference in Florence.
Image copyright RITCHIE B. TONGO/epa
Image caption Infrastructure changes are leading to a fall in the number of migratory birds reported in the Philippines.