In Pictures

Day in pictures: 15 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 Divers in the coastal city of Tacloban in the Philippines try to recover a ship brought inland by Typhoon Haiyan, which killed more than 6,000 people in 2013.
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Image caption Police in Bhopal rehearse for a Republic Day parade. The day marks the adoption of India's constitution and its move to an independent republic on 26 January 1950.
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Image caption A shepherd leads his flock through the haze in a Beijing suburb. Visibility in China's capital has been lower than normal since the weekend, with pollution levels soaring.
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Image caption David Pearson, the City of London Corporation's Director of Culture, consults the programme during a visit to the Guildhall Art Gallery in London, which has just re-opened after refurbishment works and its first re-hang in 15 years.
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Image caption A 22-storey building in Chongqing, known as Yixin Mansion, collapses after being blown up by explosives as part of a urbanisation project in the city in south-western China.
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Image caption An Iran fan cheers on the national football team in their match against Qatar at the Asian Cup in Sydney, Australia. Iran reached the quarter-finals after winning 1-0.
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Image caption A car drives through the snow in the Dark Hedges tree tunnel near Ballymoney in Antrim. Bad weather has forced dozens of schools in Northern Ireland to close.

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