Zika virus in Peru, El Nino in Malawi, and more in today's news pictures.
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TOPSHOT - Afghan boy five-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi, a young Lionel Messi fan, plays football in Kabul on February 1, 2016. Barcelona star Lionel Messi is hoping to arrange a meeting with an Afghan boy who shot to fame after pictures of him dressed in a striped plastic bag jersey went viral, Kabul's football federation said on February 1. AFP PHOTO / SHAH Marai / AFP / SHAH MARAISHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images
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epaselect epa05138311 A juvenile ragged-tooth shark swims at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, South Africa, 01 February 2016. The Two Oceans Aquarium showcases life from the Indian and Atlantic Oceans with over 3,000 living animals with a strong emphasis on educating the puplic on matters of marine conservation. According to a recent study, between 20 to 25 per cent of the well-known ocean species are threatened with extinction due to overfishing, pollution, climate change and the destruction of natural habitats. EPA/NIC BOTHMA
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A health worker carries out fumigation as part of preventive measures against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at the cemetery of Carabayllo on the outskirts of Lima, Peru February 1, 2016. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
— MARIANA BAZO / Reuters
French anti-riot police officers received eggs thrown by protesters at the entrance of the prefecture in Moulins, on February 1, 2016, during a demonstration of French farmers of the FNSEA (National Federation of Agricultural Holders' Unions) and the Young farmers union (CDJA) against the falling prices of their products. / AFP / Thierry ZoccolanTHIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP/Getty Images
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An Emirati man holds a hunting falcon at the al-Marzoon Hunting reserve, 60 Kilometres south of Madinat Zayed,in the United Arab Emirates on February 1, 2016. / AFP / KARIM SAHIBKARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images
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TOPSHOT - Syrian refugees wait on the Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on February 1, 2016.
Turkey, which is hosting at least 2.5 million refugees from Syria's civil war, has become the main launchpad for migrants fleeing war, persecution and poverty to Europe. / AFP / BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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Stricken cargo ship 'Modern Express' is seen in the Atlantic Ocean off France, in this February 1, 2016 picture provided by France's Marine Nationale. The distressed ship is being towed away from the French coast after a final salvage attempt on Monday. The 164-metre-long Modern Express, which was transporting 3,600 tonnes of wood along with construction machinery from Gabon to France, has been drifting towards the coast since its crew was evacuated by helicopter last week. REUTERS/Loic Bernardin/Marine Nationale/Handout via Reuters TPX IMAGES OF THE DAYATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OF THIS IMAGE. IT IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.
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Waves crash over the lighthouse at Porthcawl, Wales, February 1, 2016. Gale force winds are affecting parts of Wales. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Storm clouds hang over a rainbow as a motorcyclist rides past a field of maize after late rains near Malawi's capital Lilongwe, February 1, 2016. Late rains in Malawi threaten the staple maize crop and have pushed prices to record highs. About 14 million people face hunger in Southern Africa because of a drought that has been exacerbated by an El Nino weather pattern, according to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). REUTERS/Mike Hutchings TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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A pedestrian smokes a cigarette as she walks on a snow covered pathway in Alta, northern Norway, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)