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Wednesday 20 August 2014

World in Pictures April 2014: striking photographs from around the globe

A pro-Russian gunman prepares his weapon as his comrades are about to storm a regional police station building in Luhansk, Ukraine, one of the largest cities in Ukraine's troubled east, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. (AP Photo)
A pro-Russian gunman prepares his weapon as his comrades are about to storm a regional police station building in Luhansk, Ukraine, one of the largest cities in Ukraine's troubled east, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. (AP Photo)
Workers dressed in special heat reflecting suits stand next to bags of seized cocaine to be destroyed at a police base in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Police say they burned on Tuesday more than 11 tons of drugs including cocaine, marijuana, opium and heroin that was seized over the last 5 months. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Workers dressed in special heat reflecting suits stand next to bags of seized cocaine to be destroyed at a police base in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Police say they burned on Tuesday more than 11 tons of drugs including cocaine, marijuana, opium and heroin that was seized over the last 5 months. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Actress Emma Watson attends the UK Premiere of "Noah" at the Odeon Leicester Square on March 31, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International)
Actress Emma Watson attends the UK Premiere of "Noah" at the Odeon Leicester Square on March 31, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International)

Compelling photos from around the globe. Compiled and edited by Gary Fennelly

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