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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 / EPA

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 / Reuters

Libyan rebels watch as a loyalist fighter jet flies over.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARCO LONGARI / AFP/Getty Images

Anti-government demonstrators burn copies of Moammar Kadafi's Green Book.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ASMAA WAGUIH / Reuters

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: NASA

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 / EPA

A young gorilla sleeps in the arms of its mother at the Zurich Zoo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WALTER BIERI / EPA

A man holds a paper with a job offer as he waits in line to enter a government job center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JON NAZCA / Reuters

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 / Reuters

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 Press

People react at the scene of a fire at a Philadelphia apartment building.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Rourke / Associated Preess

A Hindu holy man smokes from a clay pipe as an offering for the god Shiva.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PRAKASH MATHEMA / AFP/Getty Images

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Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi leads Wednesday’s Pictures in the News as he waves to the crowd before a speech in Tripoli. Kadafi blamed Al Qaeda for creating turmoil in the nation and told applauding supporters that there was a conspiracy to control Libya and its oil. The U.N. warned that the situation at the Libya-Tunisia border was reaching a “crisis point” as more people fleeing the violence arrive in the area.

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