Week in pictures: 3 - 9 February 2018

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Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week.

Philadelphia Eagles player Patrick Robinson celebrates his team winning the Super Bowl.Image source, Chris Wattie/ Reuters
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Philadelphia Eagles player Patrick Robinson celebrates his team winning the Super Bowl for the first time.
Image source, Clodagh Kilcoyne/ Reuters
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In Killorglin, Ireland, a selection of Biddy hats are seen during a Biddy's Day Parade to celebrate the Celtic festival of Imbolc, the arrival of springtime.
Image source, Hannah McKay/ Reuters
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A Bafta mask is polished by a worker at a foundry in west London. The finished bronze British Academy of Film and Television Awards will be given out on 18 February.
Image source, Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for a portrait while promoting her latest film, Black Panther, in Beverly Hills, California.
Image source, Ilya Naymushin / Reuters
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One of the teams taking part in the Karadag Sled Dog Rally takes part in a practice session on the frozen Mana River, near Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
Image source, Paul Yang / AFP
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A man prays outside a building which tilted to one side after its foundation collapsed in Hualien, Taiwan following a strong earthquake.
Image source, Abdulmonam Eassa / AFP
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Syrian civilians flee from reported government air strikes in the rebel-held town of Jisreen.
Image source, Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP
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A Kenyan ranger holds his bloodhound on a lead during a training session in the Mara Triangle, the north-western part of Masai Mara national reserve in southern Kenya. The team comprises four tracker dogs and two more trained specifically to sniff out ivory and guns at the entrances to the park.
Image source, Tiziana Fabi / Getty Images
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Masked revellers wearing traditional carnival costumes pose in Saint Mark's Square during Venice's Carnival.
Image source, Jack Taylor / Getty Images
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Kazuo Okamoto, chief executive of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Europe, attempts to stroke Larry the Downing Street cat ahead of a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May.
Image source, Satish Kumar / Reuters
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An investor looks at the screen at the Dubai International Financial Market in Dubai, UAE.
Image source, Patrik Stollarz / AFP
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Revellers celebrate the official start of Women's Carnival in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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