Bangladeshi residents in Libya gather at a border crossing with Tunisia as they flee the violence between rebels and Moammar Kadafi's forces. The United Nations warned that the situation at the border was reaching a "crisis point."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMED MESSARA / EPALink
Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi waves to the crowd before making a speech in which he sought to defuse tensions stemming from anti-government protests. Kadafi blamed Al Qaeda for creating the turmoil and told supporters there was a conspiracy to control Libya and its oil.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: AHMED JADALLAH / ReutersLink
Libyan rebels watch as a loyalist fighter jet flies over.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCO LONGARI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Anti-government demonstrators burn copies of Moammar Kadafi's Green Book.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ASMAA WAGUIH / ReutersLink
NASA astronauts Steve Bowen and Alvin Drew perform the STS-133 mission's first spacewalk, doing construction and maintenance on the International Space Station.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASALink
Devon Kershaw, left, and Alex Harvey of Canada celebrate after winning the men's Cross Country Skiing Team Sprint Classic final at the FIS Nordic Skiing World Championships.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HAAKON MOSVOLD LARSEN / EPALink
A young gorilla sleeps in the arms of its mother at the Zurich Zoo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: WALTER BIERI / EPALink
A man holds a paper with a job offer as he waits in line to enter a government job center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JON NAZCA / ReutersLink
Dancers from the State Ballet of Georgia perform during a dress rehearsal for Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICKY LOH / ReutersLink
Devotees wait in line to offer prayers at a temple of the Hindu god Shiva during Shivratri. Shivratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of Shiva.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Channi Anand / Associated PressLink
People react at the scene of a fire at a Philadelphia apartment building.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Rourke / Associated PreessLink
A Hindu holy man smokes from a clay pipe as an offering for the god Shiva.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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