Monday 20 February 2017
 
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Tour of Oman

Participants cross the finish line of the Tour of Oman 2017 on the Corniche in Muttrah in the center of the capital Muscat on February 19.  EPA/Hamid Al-Qasmi  

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A penny goes a long way

Competitors including Michelle Chia from Singapore (L) starts in the Novice race event, at the National Penny Farthing Championships in the historic town of Evandale, northern Tasmania, Australia on February 18. The annual event began in 1983, and attracts tourists and enthusiasts of the penny

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Action in the air

Yakovlev Aerobatic team perform in the sky at the 'Aero India-2017' at the Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru, India. Over 550 defence and aerospace firms, including 279 foreign companies from 30 countries took part in the 11th biennial event being held at the Yelahanka air force base. Ind

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Robot idol

The interactive humanoid robot 'Androidol U' is presented at a press event in Tokyo on February 15. Androidol U, whose name comes from 'android' and 'idol', aims to become a humanoid robot idol. The term idol refers in Japan to young starlets admired for their prettiness

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With love ...

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, has unveiled a unique decal featuring a rose on one of its Boeing 777-F freighter aircraft ahead of the Valentine’s Day. The decal, installed at the Emirates Aircraft Appearance Centre in Dubai, is the first of its kind for Emir

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Failing spillway

An undated handout photo made available by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) on February 13 shows an aerial view of the damaged Oroville spillway in Oroville, California. At least 188,000 residents were ordered to evacuate the area, about 150 miles northeast of San Francisco ov

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Hello Adele

Adele holds up her awards in the press room during the 59th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on February 12. Adele won the awards Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album, with the a

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