A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week

Dancers celebrate the Chinese New Year – also known as the Lunar New Year – in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China. Millions of people around the world celebrated the event, which this year marked the change from the Year of the Ox to the Year of the Tiger.
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A scuba diver during an ice diving class at the Sea Frogs scuba diving centre in the Russian city of Vladivostok, on 30 January 2022IMAGE SOURCE,YURI SMITYUK / TASS / GETTY IMAGES
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A scuba diver plunges into -2°C (28.4°F) water during an ice diving class at a training centre in the Russian city of Vladivostok.
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Families of the victims and supporters hold crosses as they mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland.IMAGE SOURCE,CHARLES MCQUILLAN / GETTY IMAGES
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People in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, take part in a remembrance march to mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Thirteen people were shot dead and at least 15 others injured after members of the Army’s Parachute Regiment opened fire on civil rights demonstrators in the Bogside – a predominantly Catholic part of the city – on Sunday 30 January 1972.
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People wait to fill pots with water from the Bagmati River at the Pashupatinath Temple during the month-long Swasthani festival in KathmanduIMAGE SOURCE,PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP
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People wait to fill pots with water from the holy Bagmati River at the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, during the month-long Hindu festival of Swasthani Brata Katha.
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A boy carrying a goat is seen in a snow-covered field in front of his house, in Van, TurkeyIMAGE SOURCE,OZKAN BILGIN / ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES
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A boy carries a goat in front of his snow-covered house, amid harsh winter conditions in Van, Turkey.
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Women wait in line to collect their pay at a granite mine in Ouagadougou, Burkina FasoIMAGE SOURCE,JOHN WESSELS / AFP
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Women wait in line to collect their pay at a granite mine in the centre of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
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Punxsutawney Phil at the Groundhog Day celebration at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, USIMAGE SOURCE,TAYFUN COSKUN / ANADOLU AGENCY VIA GETTY IMAGES
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Punxsutawney Phil participates at the annual Groundhog Day celebration at Gobbler’s Knob, in Pennsylvania. According to legend, the US can expect a further six weeks of winter, after the weather-predicting groundhog saw his shadow upon exiting his burrow.
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A woman photographs the remains of a tree that was blown down in front of a house in Edzell, Angus, ScotlandIMAGE SOURCE,JEFF J MITCHELL / GETTY IMAGES
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A woman photographs the remains of a tree that was blown down in front of a house in Edzell, Angus. Gusts of up to 92mph battered parts of Scotland as Storm Malik and Storm Corrie swept across the country, leaving thousands of homes without power.
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Rafael Nadal kisses the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup trophy following his victory at the Australian Open tennis tournament in MelbourneIMAGE SOURCE,MARTIN KEEP / AFP
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Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates his victory against Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in the men’s singles final match of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. The 35-year old said he was physically “destroyed” after the “most unexpected” win of his career saw him claim a men’s record 21st Grand Slam title.
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Torchbearers Dinigeer Yilamujiang and Zhao Jiawen wave before lighting the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic GamesIMAGE SOURCE,ANDREW MILLIGAN / PA MEDIA
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Torchbearers Dinigeer Yilamujiang and Zhao Jiawen wave before lighting the Olympic cauldron during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at the Beijing National Stadium in China. The torch was placed into the centre of a giant snowflake, which was made up of placards with the names of the 91 nations competing in the Games.

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