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Photographer Ronny Sen captures the Kumbh Mela
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The main day of bathing has been held at India's Kumbh Mela, with millions of pilgrims already taking a dip at the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna.
A lifeboat crashes over the side of a Thomson cruise ship while it is docked in the port of Santa Cruz de la Palma in the Canary Islands, killing five crew members.
At the Vatican 4,000 members and volunteers of the Knights of Malta, a medieval religious order of the Roman Catholic Church, marched in procession to St Peter's basilica to receive a papal blessing.