In Pictures

Day in pictures: 11 March 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 Argentine officials are investigating Monday's collision between two helicopters that killed eight French nationals and both Argentine pilots. Three well-known French sports personalities were among the victims of the collision during the filming of TV survival show Dropped.
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Image caption Nearly 600 people are taking part in the Pierra-Menta ski-climbing race in the Alps.
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Image caption Schoolchildren wearing padded hoods to protect them from falling debris sit on a running track during an earthquake simulation exercise at a school in Tokyo on the fourth anniversary of the 11 March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands and set off a nuclear crisis in Japan.
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Image caption Tennis players Gabriela Sabatini of Argentina and Monica Seles of the United States pose for a selfie during the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden in New York. During her career Sabatini won the women's singles title at the US Open in 1990 - the only Argentine to have done so - and the women's doubles title at Wimbledon in 1988. Seles won eight Grand Slam singles titles before her 20th birthday.
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Image caption Air Force One is seen at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. US President Barack Obama travelled to Georgia for the day where he spoke about the cost of education and attended an event for the Democratic National Committee.
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Image caption The new cruise liner Anthem of the Seas is illuminated while being towed on the Ems river near Mitling Mark, Germany. on its delivery voyage across the North Sea. The ship is expected to be delivered to the US shipping company Royal Caribbean by late April.
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Image caption Horses clear a fence during a race at the Cheltenham Festival in England.
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Image caption Skeletons are pictured at the site where eight mass graves, with more than 200 skeletons, were found under the Monoprix Reaumur Sebastopol store in Paris. The supermarket stands on the site of the cemetery of the Trinity hospital, founded in the 12th Century and destroyed at the end of the 18th.

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