In Pictures

Day in pictures: 29 January 2015

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

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Image caption The wife and son of flight attendant Mohd Hazrin Hasnan, who was onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, attend the news conference where the disappearance of the plane was classed as an accident.
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Image caption Ukrainian servicemen rest in a dugout at a checkpoint near Luhansk as fighting in eastern Ukraine flares up.
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Image caption Police have seized thousands of live cats in Vietnam, who had been smuggled in from China for consumption.
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Image caption Belgium's King Philippe at a traditional new year's reception addressing government delegates and representatives of international institutions.
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Image caption "Dippy", the moulded replica of a fossilised Diplodocus, in the main hall of London's Natural History Museum, is about to replaced - to the distress of many fans.
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Image caption Models show off Serkan Cura at the Paris Fashion Week's Haute Couture collection.
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Image caption Palestinian youth at a military-style graduation ceremony in a camp run by militant group Hamas.
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Image caption A bronze entitled Twelfth portrait of Peggy Jean (The sick child) from 1928 is displayed at The Foundling Museum's exhibition Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies and Bloomsbury, in London.