A girl, who was among anti-government demonstrators in the Cairo square, holds her national flag on the 14th day of protests calling for the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Abed / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Egyptian anti-government demonstrators hold a symbolic funeral for Egyptian Journalist Ahmed Mohammed Mahmoud, killed during clashes with pro-government supporters in Tahrir Square on Friday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Felipe Trueba / EPALink
A protester and graffiti in Tahrir Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emilio Morenatti / Associated PressLink
A firefighter works to douse flames at a warehouse in Samba City, the complex in Rio where Carnival costumes and floats are manufactured. Firefighters failed to save many costumes, carriages and materials that were ready and waiting for this year's Carnival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Antonio Lacerda / EPALink
A Cambodian child and his family found shelter at a pagoda after fleeing the area near an 11th century temple where Cambodian and Thai troops were fighting. It was the fourth straight day of fighting over a disputed border area surrounding the mountaintop temple, deepening political uncertainty in Bangkok and prompting Cambodia to urge U.N. intervention.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAMIR SAGOLJ / ReutersLink
A mime in Charlie Chaplin guise interacts with dinosaur-like creatures played by performers on stilts at a Beijing park on the fifth day of Chinese New Year.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated PressLink
A carnival ride makes for dizzying fun at a Chinese New Year carnival. The Lunar New Year began Thursday and marks the start of the Year of the Rabbit, according to the Chinese zodiac.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIM CHONG / ReutersLink
A devotee rests after taking a holy dip to mark Sri Swasthani Brata Katha. The monthlong festival dedicated to Goddess Swasthani involves fasting and the recitation of folk tales.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAVESH CHITRAKAR / ReutersLink
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