In Pictures

Your week in pictures

You have been sending your photos of news stories around the globe this week. Here is a selection of them:

Image copyright Parash Moni Sarmah
Image caption Villagers in Assam, India garland their animals and take them for a ceremonial bath to mark Rongali Bihu festival, celebrating the beginning of spring. The tradition seeks longevity and good health for the cattle. Photo: Parash Moni Sarmah.
Image copyright Mike Rego
Image caption In North Korea, around 600 foreign runners took to the nation's capital, Pyongyang, to compete in the country's marathon. Photo: Mike Rego.
Image copyright Antonio Cesar Negreiros
Image caption In Brazil hundreds of people took to the streets to take part in peaceful demonstrations against government corruption. Antonio Cesar Negreiros was in Campinas, a city located 92 km away from Sao Paulo where he took this photo.
Image copyright Sue Stacey
Image caption On Wednesday Sue Stacey spotted a gyrocopter just before it landed on the west lawn of the US Capitol building. The pilot was arrested by police after landing as the airspace around the Capitol and White House in Washington DC is restricted to official aircraft.
Image copyright David Blair
Image caption David Blair took this photo of an aurora borealis in Mulroy Bay on the north coast of County Donegal, Ireland.
Image copyright Gordon Watson
Image caption While Gordon Watson saw the northern lights this week in Edinburgh in Scotland.

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