In Pictures

A man walks in front of an office of the Intercommerz bank in Moscow, Russia, 08 February 2016. The Central Bank of Russia has withdrawn Intercommerz's license to conduct banking operations on 8 February.

A lorry lies overturned off the road when gale force winds hit Brighton, Britain, 08 January 2016. Storm `Imogen` tore along Britain`s south coast on 08 January 2016.

An Aegean cat is presented during a cat festival in Athens, Greece, February 07, 2016.

A farmer empties a milk canister as part of a protest against the government`s planned pension reforms in the city of Korinthos, some 80 km west of Athens, Greece, February 04, 2016.

Greek farmers park their tractors to block a road in front of the White Tower, during a protest in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, February 05, 2016.

Greek farmers park their tractors to block a road in front of the White Tower, during a protest in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, February 05, 2016.

A Cambodian health official searches for mosquitos in a house in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 04, 2016, as part of a prevention initiative to halt the spread of the Zika virus after the WHO declared a public health emergency.

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Brazil's Carnival Kicks Off, Leaving Trouble Aside

1 of 20 | February 6, 2016, Saturday // 15:09 EPA/BGNES

A member of the samba school of the special group Nene de Vila Matilde performs during a parade of the Carnival of Sao Paulo, in Sao Paulo

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