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A worker at the American Fine Arts Foundry pours molten bronze into molds for the Screen Actors Guild Award statuettes. The SAG Awards are being held Jan. 30 in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images

The Actor statuette, for the Screen Actors Guild Award, is worked on after being broken from its mold at the American Fine Arts Foundry. The 16-inch-tall solid bronze statuettes are made using the lost wax process and weigh 12 pounds each.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID MCNEW / REUTERS

President Obama views a turbine with plant manager Kevin Sharkey as he tours a General Electric facility.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KEVIN LAMARQUE / REUTERS

A dog stands on the banks of the Yenisei River in Siberia, where boats are covered with heavy frost and snow as the temperature dropped to minus 15 degrees Fahrenheit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ILYA NAYMUSHIN / REUTERS

A 4-month-old Luwak civet is tempted by some red coffee beans at the BAS Coffee plantation in Tapaksiring. Kopi luwak, the world's most expensive and lowest-production coffee, is made from the beans after they have been eaten and passed through the digestive tract of the animal.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty Images

A coffee picker in the Andes mountains near Ciudad Bolivar displays ripe arabica beans used in specialty coffees.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alejandra Parra / Bloomberg

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot to Julia Goerges of Germany on day five of the 2011 Australian Open in Melbourne Park. Sharapova won in a three-set thriller, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Susan Mullane / US PRESSWIRE

Cyclists compete in the Men's Elimination Race at the Laoshan Velodrome during Day 1 of the 2010-2011 UCI Track Cycling World Cup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Feng Li / Getty Images

A model exits the runway after presenting a Kaviar Gauche design during Berlin Fashion Week.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP/Getty Images

South Korean naval forces conduct rescue operations on the cargo ship Samho Jewelry, which was seized by Somali pirates a week ago. Officials said the mission freed the freighter's 21 crew members and resulted in the deaths of at least eight pirates; five others were captured.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Getty Images

Riot police hit a demonstrator as supporters of Albania's opposition Socialist Party, demanding the government's resignation over corruption allegations, clashed with authorities outside the prime minister's office.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARMANDO BABANI / EPA

Refugees from Afghanistan, Iran and other countries stage a protest outside the Greek Parliament, demanding political asylum after their applications were rejected by the government.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIMELA PANTZARTZI / EPA

Protesters gather near the prime minister's office during a demonstration as the country began three days of mourning for those killed in the overthrow of former President Zine al Abidine ben Ali.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FINBARR O'REILLY / Reuters

Farmers and their families block railway tracks during a protest against the seizure of their land for two proposed power plants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JITENDRA PRAKASH / Reuters

People watch a cockfight during the Jonbeel festival of the Tiwa tribal community.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / Associated Press

Bode Miller of the United States competes during the men's World Cup Super-G competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT JAEGER / EPA

Diego Penaloza, 6, of Mexico City, catches snowflakes on his tongue during a visit to Times Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated Press

A protester wearing a Tony Blair mask demonstrates outside the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center, where former Prime Minster Tony Blair is giving a new round of testimony to Britain's Iraq Inquiry.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Oli Scarff / Getty Images

Shoppers observe decorations ahead of Chinese New Year celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated Press

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 21, 2011

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 21, 2011

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 21, 2011

We begin Friday’s Pictures in the News feature in the Arabian Sea, where South Korean naval forces rescued crew members being held by Somali pirates on the cargo ship Samho Jewelry. Officials said the operation freed 21 crew members and resulted in the deaths of at least eight pirates and the capture of five others. Elsewhere: Protesters in Albania clashed with riot police over corruption allegations; refugees seeking political asylum gathered outside the Greek Parliament after their applications were rejected by the  government; and Indian farmers blocked railway tracks, protesting the seizure of their land for two proposed power plants. Stops in Austria, New York, London and China round out the report. Enjoy.

2 Comments

  1. January 21, 2011, 3:02 pm

    This is Ilda. I am writing you to say a “live Hello”from an albanian medical student. I am a citizen of Tirana,Albania ,wich is one of the eldest place of Europe! God has been very generous with Albania, our nature is simply a miracle …for sure albanians are grateful people in general ,so being grateful to God we are the only nation in world who has a great connection between christians and muslims. But,we are also the only country in Europe ,that our neighbour countries are made from albanians too. Our History is bitter because the outside unfairness.But it has shown that albanians are good people that value their families, like eagles trying to survive and same time be corruption ,for others missed freedom has made them angry and sometimes naiv to be manipulated.Today 21January was not a good day.You make a snapshot,and this time trouble comes from inside ! that pictures shows some criminals that create fake (false) caos situation by hiting the police and burning cars. They didn’t have personal aims for that kind of nondemocratic agresion agains policemen that have been very calm in most of times ; Everyone here knows that the demostrators have been payed from some corrupted oposite politicians who wants to have the power again. I love taking pictures ,sometimes one picture tells more than 1000words … But I am asking to you,modern open mind world! Dont be so much ready to judge us ,we are trying. Young albanians are excellent ambitious students with high IQ ,comunicative and they usualy win in best Europian ,US universities competitions, like chinese :) So please,don’t wait to make up a terrible face of Albania ,we don’t like this kind of politicians that create caos . We love working,studing and having visions for life,we love fashion, night life,picnics in fresh mountines air,we love laughs, we love life,we have dreams! SAY WELCOME TO THEM …as our Mother Theresa (born in Albania) teached us to be good people with the poor and people in need… If you judge people ,you don’t have time to love them!

    By: Ilda kushta
  2. January 24, 2011, 3:37 am

    Babani, you are a master of Albanian photography but should show also what these "protesters" made to police…

    By: aulon

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