From anti-Trump protests to Chennai oil spill, the most stunning shots this week

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Waves hit a train during heavy seas and high winds in Dawlish in south west Britain, on February 2, 2017. (Toby Melville / REUTERS)

Waves hit a train during heavy seas and high winds in Dawlish in south west Britain, on February 2, 2017. (Toby Melville / REUTERS)

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People perform a fire dragon dance under a shower of sparks from molten iron during the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays, in Wuhan, China. (REUTERS)

People perform a fire dragon dance under a shower of sparks from molten iron during the Chinese Lunar New Year holidays, in Wuhan, China. (REUTERS)

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Congress vice-president, Rahul Gandhi, and Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav, wave to the crowds at their joint road show in Lucknow. (Deepak Gupta / HT Photo)

Congress vice-president, Rahul Gandhi, and Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav, wave to the crowds at their joint road show in Lucknow. (Deepak Gupta / HT Photo)

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A protester holds up a sign at San Francisco International Airport during a demonstration to denounce President Donald Trump's executive order that bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP)

A protester holds up a sign at San Francisco International Airport during a demonstration to denounce President Donald Trump's executive order that bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP)

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A bull savar (jockey) guides his bulls as he competes in a race in Pind Sultani, Pakistan. (Caren Firouz / REUTERS)

A bull savar (jockey) guides his bulls as he competes in a race in Pind Sultani, Pakistan. (Caren Firouz / REUTERS)

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Pia Wurtzbach places the Miss Universe crown on Miss France, Iris Mittenaere, after the latter was declared the winner of this year’s beauty pageant at the Mall of Asia Arena, in Pasay, Philippines. (Erik De Castro / REUTERS)

Pia Wurtzbach places the Miss Universe crown on Miss France, Iris Mittenaere, after the latter was declared the winner of this year’s beauty pageant at the Mall of Asia Arena, in Pasay, Philippines. (Erik De Castro / REUTERS)

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President Pranab Mukherjee, escorted by his bodyguards, arrives in a buggy to attend the Beating Retreat Ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, India. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

President Pranab Mukherjee, escorted by his bodyguards, arrives in a buggy to attend the Beating Retreat Ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, India. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

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An emergency worker walks amidst oil deposits as he cleans oil from the shoreline of Ennore Port following a collision between two oil tankers, in Chennai, India. (REUTERS)

An emergency worker walks amidst oil deposits as he cleans oil from the shoreline of Ennore Port following a collision between two oil tankers, in Chennai, India. (REUTERS)

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People who fled the violence from Islamic State-controlled northern Syrian town of al-Bab arrive in the rebel-held outskirts of the town, in Syria. (Khalil Ashawi / REUTERS)

People who fled the violence from Islamic State-controlled northern Syrian town of al-Bab arrive in the rebel-held outskirts of the town, in Syria. (Khalil Ashawi / REUTERS)

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The Eiffel Tower is lit in the colours of the Olympic flag during the launch of the international campaign for the Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games. (Benoit Tessier / REUTERS)

The Eiffel Tower is lit in the colours of the Olympic flag during the launch of the international campaign for the Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games. (Benoit Tessier / REUTERS)

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Civil servants protesting against austerity measures clash with riot police and set fire to a bus on Rio Branco, the main avenue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, while firefighters attempt to put out the blaze. (VANDERLEI ALMEIDA / AFP)

Civil servants protesting against austerity measures clash with riot police and set fire to a bus on Rio Branco, the main avenue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, while firefighters attempt to put out the blaze. (VANDERLEI ALMEIDA / AFP)

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Nearly 2,000 people float in a line setting a new Guinness world record for the most people floating while holding hands in Lake Epecuen, a salty lake, near Carhue, Argentina. (REUTERS)

Nearly 2,000 people float in a line setting a new Guinness world record for the most people floating while holding hands in Lake Epecuen, a salty lake, near Carhue, Argentina. (REUTERS)

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A lion in its cage looks at a lioness who starved to death in Mosul’s zoo, Iraq. (Muhammad Hamed / REUTERS)

A lion in its cage looks at a lioness who starved to death in Mosul’s zoo, Iraq. (Muhammad Hamed / REUTERS)

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French artist Abraham Poincheval poses inside his artwork, Pierre ("Stone") in Paris, France, as he presents his upcoming project, living inside a rock for a week from February 22. (Benoit Tessier / REUTERS)

French artist Abraham Poincheval poses inside his artwork, Pierre ("Stone") in Paris, France, as he presents his upcoming project, living inside a rock for a week from February 22. (Benoit Tessier / REUTERS)

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Seagulls fly over a Palestinian fisherman in Gaza City. (MOHAMMED ABED / AFP)

Seagulls fly over a Palestinian fisherman in Gaza City. (MOHAMMED ABED / AFP)

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Visitors tour near the snow sculpture in the shape of the Olympic rings displayed at the Daegwanryung Snow festival in Pyeongchang, South Korea. South Korea's Pyeongchang is the host city of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. (Lee Jin-man / AP)

Visitors tour near the snow sculpture in the shape of the Olympic rings displayed at the Daegwanryung Snow festival in Pyeongchang, South Korea. South Korea's Pyeongchang is the host city of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. (Lee Jin-man / AP)

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Jewish men walk past an image of Rabbi Israel Abuhaseira, known as the Baba Sali, during the annual pilgrimage to his grave in the southern Israeli town of Netivot, on January 31, 2017. Thousands of Jews, mostly of Moroccan origin, came to pray over the tomb of the respected rabbi known as a miracle-maker by religious Jews. (MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP)

Jewish men walk past an image of Rabbi Israel Abuhaseira, known as the Baba Sali, during the annual pilgrimage to his grave in the southern Israeli town of Netivot, on January 31, 2017. Thousands of Jews, mostly of Moroccan origin, came to pray over the tomb of the respected rabbi known as a miracle-maker by religious Jews. (MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP)

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