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The 74th Berlin International Film Festival, and more from around the world

The 74th Berlin International Film Festival, and more from around the world
Canadian musician Merrill Beth Nisker, aka Peaches, poses with a sticker reading 'FCK AFD' in reference to the far-right Alternative for Germany (Afd) party as she attends the 'Spaceman' red carpet during the 74th Berlin International Film Festival 'Berlinale' in Berlin, Germany, 21 February 2024. EPA-EFE/CLEMENS BILAN

Moving, surprising, inspiring, terrifying, shocking ... This is a selection of images from our planet, over the last 48 hours.

Kanye West and Bianca Censori attend the Marni fashion show during the Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2024-2025 on February 23, 2024 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Arnold Jerocki/Getty Images)

Vendors set up before Donald Trump Jr. speaks to supporters at a rally for his father, Republican Presidential candidate, former U.S. President Donald Trump on February 23, 2024 in Charleston, South Carolina. South Carolina holds its Republican primary on February 24. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump speaks during a Get Out The Vote rally at Winthrop University on February 23, 2024 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Former President Trump is campaigning in South Carolina ahead of the state’s Republican presidential primary on February 24. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

A visitor tries out a shotgun during The British Shooting Show at the NEC on February 23, 2024 in Birmingham, England. The show is the UK’s flagship shooting event, the shooting industry’s leading manufacturers, distributors, retailers and shooting organisations come together to offer visitors the largest and most varied choice of shooting-related products. (Photo by John Keeble/Getty Images)

A woman drinks as Nepalese loan shark victims protest in Kathmandu, Nepal, 23 February 2024. Thousands of Nepalese loan shark victims from all over the country have arrived in Kathmandu after walking for 23 days to demonstrate, demanding the passing of a law to address the problems they have faced in their respective villages. Victims claim that loan sharks have been duping them out of millions of rupees through compound interest calculated within an unfair system. EPA-EFE/NARENDRA SHRESTHA

A Nepal police shield and a person’s feet are seen as Nepalese loan shark victims protest in Kathmandu, Nepal, 23 February 2024. Thousands of Nepalese loan shark victims from all over the country have arrived in Kathmandu after walking for 23 days to demonstrate, demanding the passing of a law to address the problems they have faced in their respective villages. Victims claim that loan sharks have been duping them out of millions of rupees through compound interest calculated within an unfair system. EPA-EFE/NARENDRA SHRESTHA

People look at a dead pig placed on a wagon during the ‘La Phu festival’, or the Pig procession festival in La Phu Village, Hanoi, Vietnam, 22 February 2024. According to the traditions, on the 13th day of the first lunar month, La Phu villagers decorate dead pigs and carry them around the village to the temple. After the festival, people will share the pork with the families in the village for good luck. EPA-EFE/LUONG THAI LINH

A beekeeper holding a smoker attends a rally of beekeepers in front of the Greek Parliament building in Athens, Greece, 22 February 2024. Beekeepers rally in Athens calling the Greek government to take steps to prevent imported honey from being sold as Greek and for assistance in tackling higher production costs. EPA-EFE/KOSTAS TSIRONIS

Smoke rises from a fire of a 14-story residential building in Valencia, eastern Spain, 22 February 2024. At least seven people were injured during the ongoing fire, and two people trapped on a balcony were rescued by firefighters. EPA-EFE/MANUEL BRUQUE

Smoke rises from a forest fire in the Agua Volcano near Antigua, Guatemala, 22 February 2024. El Agua is an inactive volcano with an altitude of 3,760 meters above sea level and is located a few kilometers from the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala, one of the main tourist sites in the Central American country. EPA-EFE/David Toro

People burn a picture of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, an Indian religious leader and the founder of the Ahmadiyya movement, as they gather to protest against a recent judgment passed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Qazi Faez Isa, in Peshawar, Pakistan, 23 February 2024. Supporters of Pakistani Islamist parties rallied against the Chief Justice’s remarks, alleging blasphemy. The protest, led by groups including Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan, denounced Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa’s comments in a case involving an Ahmadi community member. EPA-EFE/BILAWAL ARBAB

Palestinians inspect destroyed houses following an Israeli airstrike on the Al-Farouq Mosque in the Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip, 22 February 2024. More than 29,300 Palestinians and over 1,300 Israelis have been killed, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), since Hamas militants launched an attack against Israel from the Gaza Strip on 07 October 2023, and the Israeli operations in Gaza and the West Bank which followed it. EPA-EFE/HAITHAM IMAD

Buddhist monks gather to pay homage to the revered relics of Lord Buddha and two of his disciples from India during a ceremony to enshrine at Sanam Luang royal ground in Bangkok, Thailand, 23 February 2024. EPA-EFE/RUNGROJ YONGRIT

Afghans offer evening prayers at a park in Kabul, Afghanistan, 21 February 2024 (issued 22 February 2024). UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for improved coordination to address the impasse in relations between the international community and the Taliban during a UN-led conference in Doha. EPA-EFE/SAMIULLAH POPAL

General view of the masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance in comparison with the masterpieces of Pre-Raphaelite artists part of the exhibition “The Pre-Raphaelites, A New Renaissance” during the preview at Forlì – Museo San Domenico on February 23, 2024 in Forli, Italy. (Photo by Roberto Serra – Iguana Press/Getty Images)

Wrestler Lizzy Evo (front) reacts during her match against Scott Oberman (back) during the ‘Atomic 6 – Atomic Fighter’ wrestling show at the Azvex Brewery in Liverpool, Britain, 21 February 2024 (issued 22 February 2024). EPA-EFE/ADAM VAUGHAN

Spain’s Jaime Pradilla in action during the FIBA EuroBasket 2025 Qualifiers basketball game between Spain and Latvia, in Zaragoza, Spain, 22 February 2024. EPA-EFE/Javier Cebollada

Candles set up on the ground forming a sea of lights for children in Ukraine at the Saint Stephens square in Vienna, Austria, 22 February 2024. The event is to express support for the Ukrainian children amid Russian invasion. EPA-EFE/CHRISTIAN BRUNA

An Ivorian woman prepares fish to be smoked at a fish market in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 22 February 2024. The market in the area known as ‘Zimbabwe Quarter’ is popular among locals for fresh purchases, fish forming part of the staple diet for Ivorians. Most of the fish is smoked using small fires in the traditional method. EPA-EFE/LEGNAN KOULA

A destroyed car sits on a street following strikes by the Israeli army in Jenin, West Bank, 23 February 2024. Two Palestinians were killed and 14 wounded during an overnight Israeli airstrike in Jenin’s refugee camp, according to the Palestinian health ministry. EPA-EFE/ALAA BADARNEH. DM

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