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Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Bern-ing man

On the campaign trail with Bernie Sanders.

New Hampshire votes

In one of the earliest declarations in recent memory, news networks declared Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders had won their respective New Hampshire primaries.

Syrians stopped at Turkish border

Turkey, already home to 2.5 million Syrian refugees, has kept its frontier mostly closed to the latest wave of fleeing Syrians.

Primary patriotism

Patriotic primary voters display red, white and blue.

Rubio's week since Iowa

A week ago, it looked like the stars were aligning for Marco Rubio. Now, as New Hampshire holds its pivotal primary, he has to hope the sky does not come crashing down on him.

Suicide bombing in Damascus

Several people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle in a parking lot in a police officers' club.

Supermassive black holes

Known black holes in galaxies near and far.

Carnival in Brazil

Scenes from the Sambadrome and around Brazil.

Train crash in Germany

Several are killed and more than 100 injured when two passenger trains collide head-on in Bavaria.

Crackdown on Hong Kong vendors

Protesters and police scuffle after authorities try to move illegal street vendors from a working-class Hong Kong district, the worst clashes since pro-democracy protests in 2014.

REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Tunisia: five years after the "Arab Spring"

Returning to where Mohamed Bouazizi set himself ablaze in a suicide protest over unemployment and police abuse that spread revolt across the Arab world.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Anna Filipova

Snow, science, solitude

A Norwegian chain of Arctic islands is seeking to turn numbing cold and total winter darkness into a draw for tourists.   Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

Haiti slaughterhouse

The market of Croix des Bossales, an area that once held a slave market, stands among impoverished Haiti's interim parliament compound, shipping ports, and downtown Port-au-Prince.  Full Coverage 

REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Death in San Salvador

El Salvador is racked by drug-fueled violence and gang warfare, turning the Central American country into one of the most violent in the world.  Full Coverage