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Around the world in 8 photos: images of the day

Today’s images capture the moon in Macedonia, the Dalai Lama in Minneapolis, dancing in Glasgow and more.

An almost full moon rises over the illuminated sculptures in the tympanum of the Government building in Macedonia's capital Skopje, Sunday, Feb 21, 2016.
Image by AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski

An almost full moon rises over the illuminated sculptures in the tympanum of the Government building in Macedonia’s capital Skopje, Sunday.

The Dalai Lama address the audience at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 in Minneapolis. The Dalai Lama arrived last month at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He told the crowd he'd been receiving treatment for prostate problems.
Image by Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP

The Dalai Lama address the audience at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Sunday, in Minneapolis. The Dalai Lama arrived last month at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He told the crowd he’d been receiving treatment for prostate problems.

Participants take part in the 132nd Nice carnival parade, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, in Nice, southeastern France. This year, the Carnival celebrates the "King of Media".
Image by AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau

Participants take part in the 132nd Nice carnival parade, Sunday, in Nice, southeastern France. This year, the Carnival celebrates the “King of Media”.

Byron J Brochmann (left) and Ben McKeown outside Brewer Street Carpark during the Autumn/ Winter 2016 London Fashion Week show at the BFC Show Space, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday February 21, 2016.
Image by Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Byron J Brochmann (left) and Ben McKeown outside Brewer Street Carpark during the Autumn/ Winter 2016 London Fashion Week show at the BFC Show Space, London.

A competitor during the All Scotland Irish Dancing Championships at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday February 21, 2016. Around 1,800 dancers and 4,000 spectators from across have descend on Glasgow for the The All Scotland Irish Dancing Championships. Competitors aged between 4 to 30 and from countries including Scotland, Ireland, France, Russia, South Africa, Australia, Canada and the USA attended the event.
Image by Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A competitor during the All Scotland Irish Dancing Championships at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Around 1,800 dancers and 4,000 spectators from across have descend on Glasgow for the The All Scotland Irish Dancing Championships. Competitors aged between 4 to 30 and from countries including Scotland, Ireland, France, Russia, South Africa, Australia, Canada and the USA attended the event.

People hike down a hill in Papago Park at sunset Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, in Phoenix.
Image by AP Photo/Charlie Riedel

People hike down a hill in Papago Park at sunset Sunday, 21 February in Phoenix.

An Alaska Airlines jet on approach to Sky Harbor International Airport passes the nearly full moon at it rises in the distance Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, in Phoenix.
Image by AP Photo/Charlie Riedel

An Alaska Airlines jet on approach to Sky Harbor International Airport passes the nearly full moon at it rises in the distance Sunday, 21 February, in Phoenix.

In this Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 aerial photo supplied by the New Zealand Defense Force, debris is scattered around damaged buildings at Susui village in Fiji, after Cyclone Winston tore through the island nation. Fijians were finally able to venture outside Monday after authorities lifted a curfew but much of the country remained without electricity in the wake of a ferocious cyclone that left at least six people dead and destroyed hundreds of homes.
Image by New Zealand Defense Force via AP

In this Sunday, 21 February aerial photo supplied by the New Zealand Defense Force, debris is scattered around damaged buildings at Susui village in Fiji, after Cyclone Winston tore through the island nation. Fijians were finally able to venture outside Monday after authorities lifted a curfew but much of the country remained without electricity in the wake of a ferocious cyclone that left at least six people dead and destroyed hundreds of homes.