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Egyptians erupt in anger to President Hosni Mubarak's speech, which was broadcast in Cairo's Tahrir Square and in which he announced that he was not stepping down.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Protesters give an angry thumbs down to Mubarak's speech.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

A protester holds up a V-for-victory sign before Mubarak's speech, when hopes were still high that he would resign.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

An Egyptian anti-government demonstrator holds his national flag as he shouts slogans against President Hosni Mubarak at Cairo's Tahrir Square on the 17th day of protests against Mubarak's regime. Thousands more Egyptian demonstrators joined a mounting tide of protest against Mubarak's regime despite stark threats of a government crackdown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PEDRO UGARTE / AFP / Getty Images

A senior army soldier is mobbed by celebrating anti-government protesters inside Tahrir Square. Army Cmdr. Hassan al-Roweny told protesters on Thursday: "Everything you want will be realized."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DYLAN MARTINEZ / Reuters

Anti-government protesters celebrate after a senior army general addressed the crowd inside Tahrir Square.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DYLAN MARTINEZ / Reuters

Bulgarian Orthodox faithfuls light candles with jars of honey during a holy mass for the "sanctification of honey" at the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin church in the town of Blagoevgrad. Honey and beehives are sanctified by performing a ritual for health and rich harvest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASSIL DONEV / EPA

Members of the choir of the Leipzig Opera perform with a doll representing Adolf Hitler during a photo rehearsal of 'Deutsches Miserere - Versuch ueber die Moeglichkeit zu trauern' in Leipzig. The oratorio written by German poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) and composed by German composer and conductor Paul Dessau (1894-1979) is to be premiered under the direction of Dietrich W. Hilsdorf at the Leipzig Opera on 11 February.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HENDRIK SCHMIDT / EPA

Prison department employees wear masks that read "Forbidden to speak" as they demonstrate with French lawyers and judges in front of the Nice courthouse during a nationwide slowdown protest in treating court cases. French courts of justice faced paralysis when judges started cancelling all but vital business Monday after the president accused the judiciary of sloppy work in the case of a gory death that has captivated the nation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters

Marion Rolland of France crashes during women's practice run at the Alpine Skiing World Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WOLFGANG RATTAY / Reuters

A worker checks the lights of the M. A. Chidambaram cricket stadium, one of the venues for the 2011 Cricket World Cup in the southern Indian city of Chennai. The 10th Cricket World Cup, which is co-hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, takes place Feb. 19 to April 2.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BABU / Reuters

Thousands of passengers carrying their belongings walking out of a railway station as they return to work after the Lunar New Year holidays in Wuhan. The Lunar New Year holiday is the most important annual celebration in China, when the nation largely shuts down as families gather together for reunions and feasts. More than 2.5 billion passenger trips by air, rail, bus or sea will be taken around the holiday, the government says, as China's army of migrant workers, businesspeople and students return home for the festivities.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP / Getty Images

A female farmer checks corn on a small peace of land about 30 miles north of Harare. Zimbabwe has been having very good rain and should have good crops this year after many years of poor harvest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALEXANDER JOE / AFP / Getty Images

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Bulgarian Orthodox faithfuls light candles with jars of honey during a holy mass for the “sanctification of honey” in the town of Blagoevgrad, where honey and beehives are sanctified by performing a ritual for health and rich harvest; prison department employees wear masks as they demonstrate with French lawyers and judges during in a nationwide slowdown protest in treating court cases in France; and Marion Rolland of France crashes during women’s practice run at the Alpine Skiing World Championships in Germany.

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