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The day in pictures

Seagulls fly off the coast of Gaza City at sunset on March 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED

The day in pictures

Indian devotees of Lord Shiva take part in a religious procession as they celebrate Holi in Varanasi, a koala baby ‘Ramboora’ and its mother Iona in a zoo in Duisburg, voters queue as they wait their turn to cast their votes at a polling station in Uttar Pradesh, women in traditional regalia sing to welcome the United Nations Secretary-General, and Kenya’s first lady during an event to commemorate the International Women’s Day in Nairobi, US First Lady Melania Trump arrives in the State Dining Room of the White House and more. Here are the most compelling images of the day.

(Image credits – AP and AFP; compiled by Parimita Barik)

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