In Pictures

Day in pictures: 6 February 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 A Chinese Kazakh eagle hunter arrives for a competition in the mountains of Qinghe County, Xinjiang, north-western China. The training and handling of the large birds of prey follows a strict set of ancient rules that Kazakh eagle hunters are preserving for future generations.
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Image caption Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a news conference after talks at the chancellery in Berlin.
Image copyright Ahn Young-joon/ap
Image caption New priests lie on the floor during their ordination ceremony at a gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea. There are more than five million Catholics in South Korea.
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Image caption Lee Westwood of England tees off during the second round of the Maybank Malaysian Open at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.
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Image caption People gathered outside the Greek parliament in support of the new government's tough stance over the country's debt. The newly elected Greek government is in talks with international creditors over the terms of its €240bn (£179bn) bailout, which it thinks are too harsh.
Image caption An aerostat is deployed at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland in the US. The Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) uses traditional technologies like radar while overcoming limitations by deploying the sensors in the air using a pair of tethered blimps.
Image copyright Amr Abdallah Dalsh/reuters
Image caption Ghana's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against hosts Equatorial Guinea was halted near the end for 30 minutes because of crowd trouble in Malabo. Play resumed for just three minutes as Ghana completed a 3-0 win to reach Sunday's final against Ivory Coast.
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Image caption New Audi Q3 vehicles are lined up at the port in Barcelona. The production of cars in Spain last year rose 9% to a total of 1.8 million, the best figures for the past five years.

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