Boys flash V signs as they celebrate the protests against the rule of Moammar Kadafi.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hussein Malla / Associated PressLink
Anti-government activists prepare ammunition at a base for training and recruiting rebels.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ASMAA WAGUIH / ReutersLink
Spanish bullfighter Manuel Jesus watches a bull as it tumbles past him during the second day of the Winter Fair.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EPALink
The naturally mummified body of "Oetzi" sits in a cooling chamber, part of the exhibition "20 years of Oetzi" at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERT PARIGGER / EPALink
A woman cries after a landslide in the Kupini and Valle de las Flores districts, where heavy rains triggered the disaster that killed at least two people and injured dozens.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID MERCADO / ReutersLink
A protester holds a placard in connection with the case of Raymond Davis, a U.S. Consulate employee with links to the CIA who is accused of killing two Pakistanis. A court on Friday adjourned the hearing into murder charges against Davis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: T. MUGHAL / EPALink
Competitors perform during the opening parade for the 22nd European Dance Championship.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JON NAZCA / ReutersLink
Supporters of Norway cheer during the Nordic World Ski Championships.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETR JOSEK / ReutersLink
Students of Stavropol State University take part in the celebration for Maslenitsa, or Pancake Week. Millions of Russians have started celebrating Maslenitsa to mark the end of winter.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: EDUARD KORNIYENKO / ReutersLink
A woman cleans grass from a paddy.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anupam Nath / Associated PressLink
Women carry a sign reading "Gbagbo Leave. Enough is Enough" as they take part in a protest calling for Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's longtime ruler who refuses to cede power, to step down.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rebecca Blackwell / Associated PressLink
A woman looks at models as they advertise "Fairtrade Fortnight" in a shop window. Fairtrade Fortnight is an annual event that celebrates fair and ethical trading.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KERIM OKTEN / EPALink
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