In Pictures

Day in pictures: 21 November 2014

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world during the past 24 hours.

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Image caption Devotees walk along the bridge at the Pashupatinath Temple, during the Bala Chaturdashi festival, in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Image caption Big-wave surfer Andrew Cotton of Britain drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte, in Nazare, Portugal.
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Image caption A sinkhole measuring 20m by 30m that has appeared to the east of the Solikamsk-2 mine in the Perm region of Russia could grow in size, but according to local emergency services poses no danger to the nearest town.
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Image caption Boca Juniors football fans climb a fence before the first leg of the Copa Sudamericana semi-final against River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Image caption A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer grabs the throat of a protester after clashes broke out during a demonstration against the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline on Burnaby Mountain in British Columbia.
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Image caption Florida State University (FSU) students hold candles during the Gathering of Unity vigil on campus after the shooting of three students earlier in the day. About 3,000 students attended the vigil according to FSU Police Chief David Perry in Tallahassee, Florida.
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Image caption Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), walks past a supporter in Rochester, England, after the party won a by-election to give it its second elected MP at Westminster.
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Image caption England's Will Stevens will make his Formula 1 debut in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, partnering Kamui Kobayashi at Caterham. He is seen here behind the wheel during a practice session ahead of the race which takes place on Sunday.
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Image caption Smoke towers over the site of an explosion at a propane dealer in the town of Jackson in the US state of Wyoming. The blast forced several businesses and a small school to be evacuated.

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