The national flag flies during a funeral procession for one of the people killed by security forces.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
A boy takes a rest in the tracks of an army tank in Tahrir Square.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SUHAIB SALEM / ReutersLink
Irish band U2 performs at Green Point Stadium as part of its 360º world tour.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RODGER BOSCH / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A woman walks past a water tower ensconced in ice.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VASILY FEDOSENKO / ReutersLink
Unofficial commemorative plates for the April wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton are displayed at a shop.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STEFAN WERMUTH / ReutersLink
A Hindu holy man adds his message of goodwill for the Indian cricket team to a 100-foot-long cricket bat a day before the ICC World Cup begins.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: VIVEK PRAKASH / ReutersLink
Kiburi, a gorilla born last week, is kept safe by her mother, Safiri, at the city zoo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: INA FASSBENDER / ReutersLink
Buddhist monks offer prayers celebrating Magha Puja, a religious festival celebrated in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos during the full moon of the third lunar month.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Paula Bronstein / Getty ImagesLink
Carnival masks decorate a wall at a mask-making factory in Rio de Janeiro state. Rio's world-renowned celebration begins March 4.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Felipe Dana / Associated PressLink
Pakistani cameramen record the scene as a police officer in plain clothes fires tear gas to disperse a protest by teachers, who were demonstrating against layoffs.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Shakil Adil / Associated PressLink
An Israeli security force officer uses pepper spray on a Palestinian protester in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah. Friday marked the sixth year of weekly protests in Bilin.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DARREN WHITESIDE / ReutersLink
An injured Bahraini demonstrator is carried to a vehicle.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press / Associated PressLink
A pro-government demonstrator uses a baton to hit rocks toward anti-government protesters.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Khaled Abdullah / ReutersLink
Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square as part of a nationwide "victory march" to celebrate the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak a week ago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY / X02738Link
Nepalese Hindu devotees take a holy bath in the Hanumante River on the final day of the monthlong Madhav Narayan festival.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARENDRA SHRESTHA / EPALink
A long-exposure image shows Thai Buddhists circling Wat Benchamabophit (the Marble Temple) in celebration of Makha Bucha Day, a religious holiday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARONG SANGNAK / EPALink
Trainees in space suits, assisted by scuba divers, practice working in a weightless environment in a pool at the Russian Cosmonauts Training Center at Star City outside Moscow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sergey Ponomarev / Associated PressLink
Skaters compete during a preliminary race of the men's 500-meter event at the ISU World Cup short-track speed-skating event.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT MICHAEL / AFPLink
Cyclists from the Ouch Pro Cycling team compete in the women's team pursuit qualification event at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classic.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bryn Lennon / Getty ImagesLink
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