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British Prime Minister David Cameron attends a joint press conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai at 10 Downing Street.


Girls pose for pictures with mascots at an event staged by the Thai army to help improve the force's image and relations with the community in the troubled province of Yala.


Chartered cruise ships and ferries are docked at Valletta's Grand Harbor after arriving with evacuees from Libya. According to local media, more than 12,000 people have been evacuated to Malta since the Libyan crisis began.


Land mine victim Ahmed Jatari outside the Martyr El Sherif land mines victims center near the refugee camp of Rabuni.


A prefabricated structure sports a mural with an Israeli flag at the settler outpost of Pisgat Yaakov, also known as Jabal Artis, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El.


The Times Square Alliance unveiled five sculptures in Times Square as part of Armory Arts Week, including "Counting Sheep," a flock of 24 paper sheep by Brooklyn artist Kyu Seok Oh.


Journalists document the inauguration of a new eco-friendly LED lighting system for Rio's iconic Christ the Redeemer monument during celebrations of the city's 446th anniversary.


A visitor inspects a corporate jet on the opening day of the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defense Expo.


Simon Ammann of Switzerland soars during a practice jump at the Nordic Ski World Championships in Oslo.


A Holstein cow looks up during feeding time at a dairy farm in Manchester. A proposal by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to turn the state's dairy farm inspection program over to industry field representatives has raised concerns among the state's milk producers and shoppers alike.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bryan Mitchell / Detroit News/AP

Corn is piled high at a storage facility in Sheffield. The lowest corn inventories in 37 years indicate farmers are not producing enough grain to meet rising consumption, even as planting expands and food prices surge.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniel Acker / Bloomberg

A rebel holds a SAM-7 antiaircraft missile as he takes stock of weapons and ammunition in a government storage hangar at the military base in Ajdabiya, now held by protesters.


A hangman's gallows is idle at the central prison on the outskirts of Benghazi. Inmates escaped a week ago during the uprising in the city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images

Tens of thousands of people gathered for the funeral of Necmettin Erbakan, Turkey's former prime minister and a leading Islamist politician. Erbakan, who died Sunday at the age of 84, is considered the father of Islamist politics in modern Turkey.


Rebels hold weapons in front of a munitions storage hangar at a government military base they have taken over.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Goran Tomasevic / Reuters

An anti-Kadafi protester flashes the V sign with his hand painted in the colors of the old Libyan flag.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hussein Malla / Associated Press

Rebels remove ammunition from an army base taken over from the military.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tara Todras-Whitehill / Associated Press

A firefighter battles a huge blaze at a plastic processing factory. No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire was unknown, local media said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Viktor Veres / Reuters

Women and children sit in the remains of their homes in Mukuru slum, a day after an inferno razed more than 5,000 shacks, displacing about 15,000 dwellers. A local official said the fire was caused by the explosion of a gas cylinder, which killed at least two children. Although an emergency evacuation center was set up in the area by the Kenya Red Cross, many residents say that they had to stay in the wreckage overnight to protect their belongings from thieves.


Sahrawi Bachir Said Daf rests at the Martyr El Scherif land mines victim center. More than 150,000 Sahrawis live in refugee camps scattered in the Algerian desert 35 years after Morocco annexed the disputed territory in the Western Sahara.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Juan Medina / Reuters

Relatives of Showka Ali Khan, who died after being caught in a grenade attack in the Batamaloo area, embrace during his funeral. Khan and two police officer were injured when suspected militants hurled a grenade at a police post.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mukhtar Khan / Associated Press

A Spanish Civil Guardsman stands on alert next to the building where four alleged member of the Basque separatist group ETA were arrested. Police said they found more than 150 kilograms of explosives and several guns.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alvaro Barrientos / Associated Press

Romanian military retirees chant anti-government slogans during a protest in front of government offices. As many as 3,000 military retirees marched through the capital to protest the slashing of their pensions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

Director and performer Bartabas trains 12-year-old Le Tintoret on stage at the Sadler's Wells Theatre in preparation for "The Centaur and the Man," in which Bartabas and four horses showcase the interaction between man and animal in dressage training.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

A man basks in warm, springlike weather on a bench at the frozen Zeller See lake.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kerstin Joensson / Associated Press

A BMW Vision concept car is seen during the first press day of the Geneva International Motor Show which runs from Mar. 3-13.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adrian Moser / Bloomberg

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British Prime Minister David Cameron attends a joint news conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai at 10 Downing Street in London; chartered cruise ships and ferries carrying refugees from Libya dock at Valletta’s Grand Harbor in Malta; while in Thailand, the army stages an event to help improve the force’s image with the community in the troubled province of Yala.

In Turkey, tens of thousands gather in Istanbul for the funeral of Necmettin Erbakan, the country’s former prime minister and a leading Islamist figure; the turmoil continues in North Africa as Libyan rebels take over a munitions storage hangar at a military base in Ajdabiya; while in Benghazi, a hangman’s gallows is idle at the central prison after inmates escaped a week ago during the uprising in the city where we find an anti-Kadafi protester flashing the victory sign, his hand painted in the colors of the old Libyan flag.

In Switzerland, a futuristic BMW concept car is presented on the first of three press days prior to the opening of the Geneva International Motor Show as a native of the country soars through the air during a practice jump at the Nordic Ski World Championships in Oslo. Closer to home, it’s feeding time for a herd of Holstein cows at a dairy farm in Manchester, Michigan.

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