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The Whirlpool Galaxy M51, also known as NGC 5194, is one of the brightest and most picturesque galaxies on the sky.
A sculpture showing a pistol, inspired by Swedish artist Carl Frederik Reutersvaerd sculpture's "Non-Violence", is pictured in front of the Reichstag's building.
Abayed, a six-year-old herding dog, walks with a specially-made wheeled walking aid outside the Humane Centre for Animal Welfare.
Members of the Free Syrian Army chant as one of them plays the guitar near Nairab military airport in Aleppo.
A worker sets up a structure for TV media in front of St Peter's Square in Rome, ahead of the Pope's resignation on Thursday.
Four baby Bamboo sharks have arrived at their new home, the New Duplo Nursery at Legoland.