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Image: Afghan cricket fans welcome Afghanistan's national cricket team, after their Twenty20 world cup tournament, in Kabul

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Today in Pictures: March 29

See the best photos from Tuesday.

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Image: Children play at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni

Children play at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees in Idomeni, Greece, near the Macedonian border on March 29, 2016.

MARKO DJURICA / Reuters
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Image: A man climbs out of the cockpit window of the hijacked Egyptair Airbus A320 at Larnaca Airport in Larnaca, Cyprus

A man climbs out of the cockpit window of the hijacked EgyptAir Airbus A320 at the airport in Larnaca, Cyprus.

An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday by a man with what authorities said was a fake suicide belt, who was arrested after giving himself up.

The passengers and crew were unharmed. Eighty-one people, including 21 foreigners and 15 crew, were on board the Airbus 320, Egypt's Civil Aviation Ministry said in a statement.

Gallery: EgyptAir Flight Hijacked and Diverted to Cyprus

YIANNIS KOURTOGLOU / Reuters
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Image: Toddler murder a fresh blow to Taiwan's anti-death penalty debate

People offer flowers and prayers for a four-year-old child, the victim of a random killing, at a makeshift memorial at a street next to the crime scene in Taipei, Taiwan. A 4-year-old girl was riding her bike to see her grandfather when she was decapitated by a man armed with a cleaver, police in Taiwan told NBC News.

RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPA
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Image: 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War

The shadow of a United States honor guard member is cast on the names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington. March 29 is officially Vietnam Veterans Day. The day marks the 50th anniversary of the last day on which U.S. troops were on the ground in Vietnam.

MICHAEL REYNOLDS / EPA
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Image: Canoeists at the Emmarencia Dam Johannesburg

A canoeist paddles in the early morning at the Emmarencia Dam in central Johannesburg, South Africa. The dam is popular with canoeists and is a favorite training dam for paddlers who compete in the countries river-based canoe races.

KIM LUDBROOK / EPA
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Image: Schoolchildren play music to entertain and inspire people on their way home from work

Schoolchildren play music to entertain and inspire people on their way home from work in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea has called a 70-day loyalty drive areas of a major congress of the ruling party scheduled for early May and everyone from students to coal miners have been mobilized nationwide to demonstrate their devotion to the leadership.

Eric Talmadge / AP
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Image: US-LIFESTYLE-CHERRY-BLOSSOMS

Cherry blossoms hang in front of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.

KAREN BLEIER / AFP - Getty Images
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Image: Afghan cricket fans welcome Afghanistan's national cricket team, after their Twenty20 world cup tournament, in Kabul

Afghan cricket fans welcome Afghanistan's national cricket team after their Twenty20 world cup tournament in Kabul.

OMAR SOBHANI / Reuters
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