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A rescue dog waits patiently with Taiwanese emergency workers for their flight to Christchurch, New Zealand. Rescue teams in New Zealand's second-largest city worked through the night to reach scores of people trapped under collapsed buildings after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake caused widespread destruction, killing at least 65 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICKY LOH / REUTERS

The bell towers of the Christchurch Catholic Cathedral collapsed in the earthquake.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID WETHEY / European Pressphoto Agency

An anti-government "Red Shirt" supporter waits with police officers outside a prison for news about the movement's leaders. A court granted bail to seven of the leaders charged with terrorism, a move that could ease political tensions in the divided country.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAMIR SAGOLJ / REUTERS

Members of the Communist Party of India-Marxist shout anti-government slogans from a train bound for New Delhi. Thousands of party members from across India are expected to gather in the capital Wednesday to protest the government's raising prices for wheat, rice, sugar, vegetables, milk, cereal and transportation.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFP/Getty Images

Seventy-five miles northeast of Cairo, one of two Iranian naval ships in the Suez Canal makes its way toward the Mediterranean. The presence of the ships in the waterway has angered Israel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: REUTERS

A crocodile sunbathes on a riverbank in the Bundala nature reserve, a major habitat for water birds and elephants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / AFP/Getty Images

South African cricketer Imran Tahir tosses the ball during a training session at the Ferozshah Kotla stadium. South Africa takes on the West Indies in Match 7 of the Cricket World Cup on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFP/Getty Images

With preparations well underway for Sunday's Academy Awards, Oscar statues covered with protective plastic are carried from their holding tent to an area outside the Kodak Theatre where they will be detailed by scenic artists.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A couple kiss on a bridge in the GUM department store on the eve of the Russian Defender if the Fatherland Day. The structure was built in the 1890s, and after reopening as a department store in 1953, it became one of the few stores in the Soviet Union not plagued by shortages of consumer goods.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOE KLAMAR / AFP/Getty Images

A worker puts finishing touches on a float at the Beija-Flor Samba School before four days of frenetic festivities that mark the city's annual Carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RICARDO MORAES / REUTERS

Katie Dehler and Sam Chittenden of the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet perform a scene from "Red Sweet" during a dress rehearsal at the Joyce Theater.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty Images

Seven Mile Bridge, which was among the longest bridges in the world when it opened in 1982, connects Knight's Key in Florida's Middle Keys to Little Duck Key in the Lower Keys.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KAREN BLEIER / AFP/Getty Images

Eight-year-old Ali Mohammed uses his shirt sleeve to wipe a tear from his face while riding on top of a car carrying the body of his father, Abdulrheda Mohammed, who was killed during anti-government protests in Bahrain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Rescue workers and residents survey the damage to the city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IAIN MCGREGOR / Reuters

A Palestinian boy carrying a sack and wearing goggles sifts through a garbage dump south of Hebron. Garbage from Palestinian towns as well as from Israeli settlements is dumped in the area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HAZEM BADER / AFP

Anti-government protesters destroy a car belonging to government supporters during a demonstration outside Sana University.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AMMAR AWAD / Reuters

South African police officers stand guard around South African President Jacob Zuma's car. Zuma was meeting with Alassane Ouattara, who has been recognized as the winner of Ivory Coast's disputed presidential election.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SIA KAMBOU / AFP

In the Spanish Parliament building, Israeli President Shimon Peres, seated, looks up at bullet holes left over from the Feb. 23, 1981 coup attempt. At right is Parliament Chairman Jose Bono.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREA COMAS / Reuters

U.S. Marines from the First Battalion Eighth Marines Alpha Company patrol a remote eastern corner of Musa Qala district in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FINBARR O'REILLY / Reuters

A young passenger looks on as on Keighley and Worth Valley Railway prepares to depart. The heritage railway in the heart of "Bronte Country" was made famous in the 1970 film "The Railway Children."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images

The Marine One helicopter stirs up snow as it lands on the South Lawn of the White House to pick up President Obama, who was making a trip to Cleveland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alex Wong / Getty Images

Tibetan faithful write Buddhist scriptures with sand or mud on the ice-covered Tongtian River, the origin of Yangtze River, in Yushu in northwest China's Qinghai province.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GUO XIN / FEATURE CHINA

Kashmiri fishermen catch fish from the waters of Dal Lake.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FAYAZ KABLI / Reuters

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A rescue dog waits patiently with Taiwanese emergency workers for their flight from Taipei to Christchurch, New Zealand, after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake devastated the country’s second-largest city; an anti-government “Red Shirt” supporter waits with police officers outside a prison in Bangkok, Thailand, for news of the movement’s leaders charged with terrorism; and two Iranian naval ships enter the Suez Canal en route to the Mediterranean, a move that has angered Israel.

Protests against Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi intensify; mourners hold a funeral for a man killed during the unrest in Bahrain; and in Tibet, the faithful write Buddhist scriptures with sand and mud in the ice-covered Tongtian River.

On a lighter note, a couple kiss on a bridge in the GUM department store in Moscow on the eve of the Russian Defender of the Fatherland Day; a worker puts finishing touches on a float in Rio de Janeiro for the city’s famous Carnival; and Oscar fever grips Hollywood before Sunday’s Academy Awards.

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