In Pictures

Day in pictures: 26 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 far-left Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras greets supporters having won Greece's general election on Sunday. His party has formed an anti-austerity governing coalition with the right-wing party Greek Independents.
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Image caption Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia signs autographs after defeating Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in their women's singles fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.
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Image caption The Church of England has consecrated its first female bishop, the Reverend Libby Lane, during a ceremony at York Minster. Legislation to allow women bishops was formally adopted by the church last November.
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Image caption Odin Jorgenson leaves the starting line of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, in Two Harbors, Minnesota. Competitors race for more than 300 miles along the North Shore Trail of Lake Superior. The race commemorates the life of a Chippewa chief who delivered mail by dog sled along the same area in the 1800s.
Image copyright Adnan Abidi/reuters
Image caption India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen with US President Barack Obama after attending the Republic Day parade in Delhi.
Image copyright ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP
Image caption Aston Villa's striker Andreas Weimann vies with Bournemouth's defender Adam Smith during their FA Cup fourth round football match at Villa Park. Aston Villa won 2-1.
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Image caption Jose Manuel Lopez trains a dressage riding horse at sunset, in the southern Spanish town of Ronda.
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Image caption Actors Elizabeth Rodriguez and Anna Chlumsky attend the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

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