Image: An Afghan mother cries as she covers herself and her children with a blanket while trying to reach the Greek-Macedonian border, following reports that Macedonia has closed its borders with Greece to Afghan migrants

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Sunday in Pictures: February 21

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Image: Sunne springlike weather in Switzerland

People enjoy the warm weather on the Lake of Thun, Switzerland on Feb. 21, 2016.

PETER SCHNEIDER / EPA
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Image: People wear Samsung Gear VR devices as they attend the launching ceremony of new Samsung S7 and S7 edge smartphones during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

People wear VR devices as they attend the launching ceremony of the new Samsung S7 and S7 edge smartphones during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Albert Gea / Reuters
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Image: An Afghan mother cries as she covers herself and her children with a blanket while trying to reach the Greek-Macedonian border, following reports that Macedonia has closed its borders with Greece to Afghan migrants

An Afghan mother cries as she covers herself and her children with a blanket while trying to reach the Greek-Macedonian border on Feb. 21, following reports that Macedonia has closed its borders with Greece to Afghan migrants, near the village of Idomeni, Greece.

Alexandros Avramidis / Reuters
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Image: Syrian refugees in Greece

Syrian refugees try to keep warm around a fire as they wait to be allowed to cross the border to Macedonia, near Idomeni, Greece on Feb. 21. Macedonia has closed its southern border with Greece to Afghan migrants, allowing only Iraqis and Syrians, Greek police report.

Giannis Papanikos / AP
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Image: Niger elections 2016

The man in the center gets ready to cast his ballot during elections in Niamey, Niger on Feb. 21. Niger's incumbent president Mahamadou Issoufou is touting his record of defending the country from Islamic extremists as he vies against 14 other candidates for a second five-year term.

Gael Cogne / AP
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Image: Syria triple blast in Sayyida Zeinab

Doctors treat victims injured in the triple blast in Sayyida Zeinab, a predominantly Shiite Muslim suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, on Feb. 21.

ISIS claimed responsibility for the triple blast in the Shiite suburb, saying two of its fighters set off a car bomb before detonating their explosive belts and killing dozens. 

AP
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Image: Syria triple blast in Sayyida Zeinab

People gather in the aftermath of a multiple explosive attack in the Sayyida Zeinab area, about 6 miles south of Damascus, Syria on Feb. 21.  

 

Read: Bombs Kill More Than 120 in Syria — as Truce Announced

Natalia Sancha / AP
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Syrians gather at the site of a double car bomb attack in the Al-Zahraa neighbourhood of the central Syrian city of Homs on Feb. 21, 2016. Homs city is almost completely controlled by the Syrian government, and has regularly been targeted in bomb attacks.

AFP - Getty Images
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Image: Two horses fight at an ethnic Miao's horse fighting event celebrating Chinese Lunar New Year in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Two horses fight at an ethnic Miao's horse fighting event celebrating Chinese Lunar New Year in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in China on Feb. 20, 2016. 

Reuters
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Image: The Battle of Poznan reenactment

Members of a historical military club participate in the reenactment of 'The Battle of Poznan' at the Citadel Park in Poznan, Poland. The Battle of Poznan during World War II in 1945 was a massive assault by the Soviet Union's Red Army that had as its objective the elimination of the Nazi German garrison in the stronghold city of Poznañ in occupied Poland.

JAKUB KACZMARCZYK / EPA
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