Pictures Of The Day: The Best Images From Around The World On Wednesday 18th March 2015

18/03/2015 1:10 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post brings you the very best news and sports images from around the world, chosen and created by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland and Tahira Mirza.

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    Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls (left) and Labour Leader Ed Miliband listen as Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivers his Budget statement to the House of Commons, London.
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    Tunisian security forces secure the area after gunmen attacked Tunis' famed Bardo Museum on March 18, 2015. At least seven foreigners and a Tunisian were killed in an attack by two men armed with assault rifles on the museum, the interior ministry said. A
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    Tunisian security forces secure the area after gunmen attacked Tunis' famed Bardo Museum on March 18, 2015. At least seven foreigners and a Tunisian were killed in an attack by two men armed with assault rifles on the museum, the interior ministry said.
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Brookhill Children's Centre in Woolwich to find out about the work of Home Start on March 18, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Lentati - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 17: U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hads with Ireland Prime Minister, Taoiseach, Enda Kenny in the Oval Office March 17, 2015 in Washington, DC. Kenny will be attending numerous events while in Washngton for St. Patrick's day. (Photo by Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)
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    Previously unissued photo dated 17/03/15 of 14-year-old Kelly the Giraffe having some food after undergoing dental work at Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling.
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    Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne poses for the media with the traditional red dispatch box outside his official residence at 11 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. The Chancellor is to deliver his annual budget speech to the House of Commons later Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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    Robert Durst is escorted into Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Durst was rebooked on charges of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a weapon with a controlled dangerous substance, a small amount of marijuana. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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    LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 18: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Brookhill Children's Centre in Woolwich to find out about the work of Home Start on March 18, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Lentati - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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    Prince Harry gives a speech at the launch event for Walking With The Wounded's 'Walk Of Britain' at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park on March 18, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)
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    Britain’s Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall arrive for a reception at the British Ambassador's residence on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in Washington. The royal couple will visit cultural and educational sites in the Washington region over the next three days. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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    The Northern Lights (Aurora borealis) are seen on the sky above Pilisszentkereszt, 26 kms north of Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday morning, March 18, 2015. Photo was taken from the viewpoint of Dobogoko in Salgotarjan. (AP Photo/MTI,Balazs Mohai)
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    The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, over Derwent water near Keswick in the Lake District.
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    Demonstrators dressed as clowns pass by a burning police car Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. Blockupy activists try to blockade the new headquarters of the ECB to protest against government austerity and capitalism. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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    A coffin plaque engraved with the name of late French swimming gold medallist Camille Muffat lays on a bench alongside more plaques engraved with the names of other helicopter crash victims, outside the hospital morgue, in La Rioja, Argentina, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Funeral home workers moved the crash victims remains from the hospital morgue to a funeral home as part of the process of repatriating their remains to France. Two Argentine pilots and eight French citizens died on March, 9, 2015, when their two helicopters collided and crashed in Villa Castelli, a remote area in northwest Argentina. (AP Photo/Ivan Pisarenko)
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    The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known, at Castlerigg Stone Circle in the Lake District, with Blencathra and Skiddaw behind.
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    A young woman takes a 'selfie' in a tree during the first day of the nearly one month-long Cherry Blossom Festival in Gucun Park in northern Shanghai on March 18, 2015.
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    TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - MARCH 18: Israeli Prime Minister and the leader of the Likud Party Benjamin Netanyahu greets supporters at the party's election headquarters after the first results of the Israeli general election on March 18, 2015 in Tel Aviv, Israel. (Photo by Salih Zeki Fazlioglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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    MONACO - MARCH 17: The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr, Bono and Adam Clayton of rock band U2 attend the UEFA Champions League round of 16 match between AS Monaco FC and Arsenal FC at Stade Louis II on March 17, 2015 in Monaco. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
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    A Police car is burning on the opening day of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on March 18, 2015. Supporters of the so-called Blockupy alliance consisting of social movements, activists, workers, trade unions and parties are expected to stage large protests against austerity and the authority of the European Central Bank when the bank's new headquarters officially will be on March 18, 2015. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL ROLAND (Photo credit should read DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)
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    The sculptor Ivan Zverev from Russia works on a sand sculpture depicting Johnny Depp as Captain JackSparrow in a scene of the film 'Pirates of the Caribbean' at the Sand Sculpture Festival in Binz, Germany, 17 March 2015. Artists from differentEuropean countries create 45 giant figures for the 6th sand sculpture show. This year, prominent TV and cinema figures, as well as famous TV and film scenes, are at the center of the exhibition. The sand sculpture show opens on 21 March 2015. PHOTO: STEFANSAUER/dpa
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    Peasant Yu Zhilin and his son Yu Lingyun produce replicas of Transformers on March 14, 2015 in Hengyang, Hunan province of China. They produce the models of Transformers robots with scrap automobile parts and have sold them to raise around a million RMB (About 160,000 USD) in Hengyang. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
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    Britain's William, the Duke of Cambridge (front row, 3rd L) and his wife Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (front row, 3rd R) pose for a photograph with officers while visiting the Irish Guards during a St Patrick's Day parade in Mons Barracks in Aldershot, west of London, on March 17, 2015. Prince William attended the parade as Colonel of the Regiment and Britain's Catherine presented the traditional sprigs of shamrocks to the officers and guardsmen of the regiment.

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