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Saturday 26 July 2014

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

A South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sails to shore through a smoke screen during the U.S.-South Korea joint landing exercises called Ssangyong, part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea, Monday, March 31, 2014.  South Korea said North Korea has announced plans to conduct live-fire drills near the rivals' disputed western sea boundary. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sails to shore through a smoke screen during the U.S.-South Korea joint landing exercises called Ssangyong, part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea, Monday, March 31, 2014. South Korea said North Korea has announced plans to conduct live-fire drills near the rivals' disputed western sea boundary. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
A person sun bathes at South Street Seaport, an area of lower Manhattan that was severely flooded during Hurricane Sandy on March 31, 2014 in New York City. A new report released Monday by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations group that summarizes climate science, gave a dire picture of the earth's slow warming due to greenhouse gases and other human based behaviors. The report warned that countries and cities located along the coastline face a particular danger as the oceans continue to rise resulting in large scale  flooding and erosion.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
A person sun bathes at South Street Seaport, an area of lower Manhattan that was severely flooded during Hurricane Sandy on March 31, 2014 in New York City. A new report released Monday by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations group that summarizes climate science, gave a dire picture of the earth's slow warming due to greenhouse gases and other human based behaviors. The report warned that countries and cities located along the coastline face a particular danger as the oceans continue to rise resulting in large scale flooding and erosion. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Heavily-armed soldiers without identifying insignia guard the Crimean parliament building next to a sign that reads: "Crimea Russia" after taking up positions there earlier in the day on March 1, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Heavily-armed soldiers without identifying insignia guard the Crimean parliament building next to a sign that reads: "Crimea Russia" after taking up positions there earlier in the day on March 1, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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

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