In Pictures

Week in pictures: 27 February - 4 March 2016

Our selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week.

Image copyright Manish Swarup / AP
Image caption Workers delivered a bag containing copies of the federal budget to the parliament house in New Delhi where India's government unveiled plans aimed at boosting farm growth and appealing to the rural poor.
Image copyright Jason Merritt / Getty Images
Image caption Leonardo DiCaprio (second right) finally won an Oscar for survival epic The Revenant after six nominations. He is seen here with Mark Rylance, winner of Best Supporting Actor for Bridge of Spies, Brie Larson, winner of Best Actress for Room and Alicia Vikander, winner of Best Supporting Actress for The Danish Girl.
Image copyright Simela Pantzartzi / EPA
Image caption The number of migrants stuck in Greece has soared, after Macedonia began restricting passage to all but a small number. Here, a woman with a child cries after being refused permission to cross into Macedonia.
Image copyright Jim Young / Reuters
Image caption Presidential contender Donald Trump (second from left) came under attack from his rivals at a Republican debate, after a day on which the party's veteran politicians urged voters to desert him. The front-runner in the Republican race was on the defensive in Detroit as Marco Rubio (left) and Ted Cruz (second from right) piled in with accusations.
Image copyright Dawood Salim / AFP
Image caption In Lusaka, police used tear gas to disperse supporters of Geoffrey Mwamba, vice-president of the opposition United Party for National Development in Zambia. Mwamba was arrested and charged with unlawful drilling ahead of the general election in August, but he was subsequently released.
Image copyright Eric Feferberg / AFP
Image caption The men's team from China line up during sprint qualification at the Track Cycling World Championships in London.
Image copyright Jeff Pachoud / AFP
Image caption An artwork called Supercodex, designed by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda, went on show at the Confluence museum in Lyon, France.
Image copyright Philippe Hugen / AFP
Image caption French anti-riot police officers protect themselves from a hailstorm as demolition teams dismantled makeshift shelters in the migrant camp known as the Jungle in the French port of Calais. Many of those living in the camp hope to cross the Channel to the UK.
Image copyright Denis Balibouse / Reuters
Image caption The new Bugatti Chiron car, successor to the Veyron, was unveiled ahead of the 86th International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. At €2.4m (£1.86m; $2.6m) each - plus taxes and delivery - the Chiron is nearly twice the price of the Veyron.
Image copyright Jose Jacome / EPA
Image caption Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano erupted, spewing ash and smoke into the air in a number of fiery explosions. Volcanologists have described the volcano's activity as moderate-high, and expect the eruptions to continue for some days. The volcano has been classified as active since 1999.

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