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The week in photos: March 17-23, 2018

Mar 24, 2018 - 12:49 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A refugee child participates in an anti-racist demonstration in Athens on March 17, 2018, marking as well two-years of the EU-Turkey deal and the closing of the borders. The banner reads' fight fortess Europe'. Refugees and solidarity groups condemned the new shipwreck off Agathonissi island earlier today, where 16 refugees drowned. / AFP PHOTO / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI

Iran fire festival celebrations kill three, injure 2,500

Mar 16, 2016 - 9:35 PM

After initially giving an injured toll of only 259 nationwide the official IRNA news agency says hours later that more than 2 500 are hurt many seriously and some critically