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The Day in Pictures: A rally in support of French detainees in Iran, and the 75th Death Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

The Day in Pictures: A rally in support of French detainees in Iran, and the 75th Death Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
Dancer Alioune Diagne performs during a rally in support of French detainees in Iran, organized by support committees and families, at Place du Trocadero near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, 28 January 2023. Seven French nationals are imprisoned in Iran, accused of espionage by the Iranian authorities. EPA-EFE/Mohammed Badra

Moving, surprising, inspiring, terrifying... These are the images of some of today’s events around the world.

Lucia Abril Marcucci of Argentina performs on stage during the first day of the 51st Prix de Lausanne at the Theatre de Beaulieu, in Lausanne, Switzerland, 30 January 2023. Launched in 1973, the Prix de Lausanne is an international dance competition for young dancers aged 15 to 18. Closing the six-day event, scholarships granting free tuition in a world-renowned dance school or dance company will be awarded to the best dancers out of 87 participants who come from 18 different countries this year. EPA-EFE/LAURENT GILLIERON

Dancers perform on stage during a dance class on the first day of the 51st Prix de Lausanne at the Theatre de Beaulieu, in Lausanne, Switzerland, 30 January 2023. EPA-EFE/LAURENT GILLIERON

Keisuke Miyazaki (#201) of Japan and other dancers warm-up before a dance class on the first day of the 51st Prix de Lausanne at the Theatre de Beaulieu, in Lausanne, Switzerland, 30 January 2023. EPA-EFE/LAURENT GILLIERON

The artwork ‘The Bust’, painted by 17th-century Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn, is arranged by experts after it was unpacked by the Hermitage Museum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 30 January 2023. In addition to the painting, more than thirty paintings from ‘The Leiden Collection’ will come to Amsterdam, where the pieces of art will be exhibited to the public under the title ‘Rembrandt and contemporaries’ from February to the end of August. EPA-EFE/RAMON VAN FLYMEN

(L-R) Singapore deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong, Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s wife Wan Azizah and himself, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Ho Ching mix a Chinese lunar new dish called ‘Yusheng’ during a lunch at the Istana, or Presidential Palace in Singapore, 30 January 2023. The Malaysian Prime Minster is in the city-state for an official state visit. EPA-EFE/HOW HWEE YOUNG / POOL

Indian folk artists perform a play portraying the life of Mahatma Gandhi as they pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 75th Death Anniversary in Bangalore, India, 30 January 2023. The event marks the memory of the ‘Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi, who was assassinated on 30 January 1948. EPA-EFE/JAGADEESH NV

School students walk next to a paper mosaic depicting Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on the occasion of Martyr’s Day, marking his 75th death anniversary at Egmore Museum in Chennai, India 30 January 2023. EPA-EFE/IDREES MOHAMMED

A handout photo made available by the Indian Press Information Bureau (PIB) shows Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 75th Death Anniversary at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial in Rajghat, New Delhi, India, 30 January 2023.  EPA-EFE/INDIA PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU

Israeli female citizen carrying a gun in Jaffa Road the center of Jerusalem on 30 January 2023, Following the shooting attack at Jerusalem synagogue, The Israeli security cabinet made a series of decisions that include, the Increase of police and military forces, increase the deployment and activity of the security forces and speeding up and expanding the licensing of firearms. EPA-EFE/ATEF SAFADI

Israeli soldiers and police deployed in Jaffa Road the center of Jerusalem on 30 January 2023. EPA-EFE/ATEF SAFADI

Kenyan human rights activists and members of civil society organizations gather for a peaceful protest against the deaths of human rights defenders in Africa, including the recent killing in Eswatini of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko, in Nairobi, Kenya, 30 January 2023.  EPA-EFE/DANIEL IRUNGU

Kenyan human rights activists and members of civil society organizations gather for a peaceful protest against the deaths of human rights defenders in Africa, including the recent killing in Eswatini of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko, in Nairobi, Kenya, 30 January 2023.  EPA-EFE/DANIEL IRUNGU

Protesters hold signs outside the Memphis Police Department’s Ridgeway Station two days after the release of video footage showing the encounter earlier this month between Tyre Nichols, 29, and five Memphis police officers which resulted in Nichols’ beating and subsequent death, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, 29 January 2023. EPA-EFE/TANNEN MAURY

Rescue workers at the scene of a blast at a Mosque, in Peshawar, Pakistan, 30 January 2023. At least 28 worshippers were killed and dozens injured in a blast during prayers at a Mosque situated in Police lines in Peshawar, Ghulam Ali, Governor of KPK province said. EPA-EFE/BILAWAL ARBAB

A poster with pictures of Rasmus Paludan and Edwin Wagensveld hang on a barbed wire during an anti-Sweden rally outside the Swedish embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, 30 January 2023. Hundreds of protesters staged a rally against the burning of the Koran in Sweden by the Leader of the far-right Danish political party Stram Kurs (Hard Line), Rasmus Paludan, demanding that the Swedish government take action. EPA-EFE/MAST IRHAM

A young participant in the women’s wing of Markazi Muslim League party holds the Koran during a protest against Sweden in Karachi, Pakistan, 30 January 2023. Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, several Arab countries as well as Turkey, condemned on 23 January Islamophobia after Swedish-Danish far-right politician Rasmus Paludan burned a copy of the Koran at a rally in Stockholm on 21 January. EPA-EFE/NADEEM KHAWAR

A Yanomami woman with severe malaria and signs of malnutrition receives assistance upon arrival on a plane at an airport in the city of Boa Vista, in the capital of Roraima, Brazil, 29 January 2023. The number of hospitalizations of Yanomami children in serious condition has increased in the last week, since the Brazilian government declared a health emergency in the largest indigenous reserve in the country, and forced the only airline that provides the rescue service to multiply its flights. EPA-EFE/RAPHAEL ALVES

A photo taken with a drone shows a snow-covered street and side road in a forested area following snowfalls in the village of Ochagavia, Navarra, northern Spain, 30 January 2023. EPA-EFE/Jesus Diges

Punters during the World Sports Betting Cape Town Met 2023 at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth Racecourse on January 28, 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Peter Heeger/Gallo Images)

A Punter during the World Sports Betting Cape Town Met 2023 at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth Racecourse on January 28, 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Peter Heeger/Gallo Images)

Punters during the World Sports Betting Cape Town Met 2023 at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth Racecourse on January 28, 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Peter Heeger/Gallo Images)

Punters during the World Sports Betting Cape Town Met 2023 at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth Racecourse on January 28, 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Peter Heeger/Gallo Images)

A Punter during the World Sports Betting Cape Town Met 2023 at Hollywoodbets Kenilworth Racecourse on January 28, 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Peter Heeger/Gallo Images)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after winning the 2023 Australian Open, on January 30, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Kelly Defina/Getty Images)

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