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A 63-year-old woman brushes debris off a portrait of her father that she found still hanging in the ruins of her home.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A photo album is mired in mud near the home of the Otomo family. Their neighborhood was destroyed by the last week's earthquake and resulting tsumani.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A woman looks over notes left by survivors at Natori city hall, where aid is offered to victims of the earthquake and tsunami. Officials said the number of displaced people across Japan is 550,000, the highest wince World War II. Many are desparately trying to learn the fate of family members.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

An aerial view shows a mass of cars burned by fires. The earthquake and tsunami damage could have a profound effect on Japan's production sites and economic institutions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOBORU HASHIMOTO / AFP/Getty Images

Ruined boats bob on water shining with oil in Fudai village, in the northern prefecture of Iwate.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YOMIURI / REUTERS

A candle, flowers and an inscription in Japanese is placed by well-wishers in front of the Japanese Embassy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP/Getty Images

A security guard patrols the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, the first city president Barack Obama is scheduled to visit on March 19 and 20 as part of a Latin American tour that includes Chile and El Salvador.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eraldo Peres / Associated Press

A clock counting down to the start of the 2012 Olympics is unveiled in Trafalgar Square in central London.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

Revelers wearing lanterns parade through the streets of Basel. The traditional Morgestraich starts at 4 a.m. and marks the beginning of the Swiss carnival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ENNIO LEANZA / European Pressphoto Agency

Robin Soderling of Sweden serves to Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany during their match at the ATP World Tour tennis tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANNY MOLOSHOK / REUTERS

A technician in protective gear looks out of an automatic door with signs reading "No entry except for those with permission" at a makeshift facility to screen, cleanse and isolate people with high radiation levels after the earthquake and tsunami damaged nuclear reactors.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: YURIKO NAKAO / Reuters

Rescue workers search for victims after an earthquake and tsunami struck the area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KYODO / Reuters

A man waits as firefighters pry open his car to look for missing family members. There was no one inside.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times

A close-up of a model's footwear as she presents a creation by Indian designer Anupamaa Dayal at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2011. Some 79 designers will showcase their collections there until Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIVYAKANT SOLANKI / EPA

An activist of the Communist Party of India Marxist CPI (M) beats a drum during a protest rally against corruption scandals and rising prices of essential commodities.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PARIVARTAN SHARMA / Reuters

Horses are taken for an early morning ride at the Cheltenham race course in western England. The four-day Cheltenham Festival 2011 culminating with the Gold Cup will begin Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: EDDIE KEOGH / Reuters

A groundsman runs as rain stops play during the first innings of the ICC Cricket World Cup Group A match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / Reuters

Soldiers of Belarus' Guard of Honour practice during a training session. The Honour Guard is an elite unit in the Belarussian military famous for rigorous training and exacting entrance requirements.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VLADIMIR NIKOLSKY / Reuters

Anti-government protesters form the words "Game Over" with bricks as they block the roads from riot police at the junction of Bahrain Financial Harbour. Bahrain has been gripped by its worst unrest since the 1990s after protesters took to the streets last month, inspired by uprisings that toppled the leaders of Egypt and Tunisia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: HAMAD I MOHAMMED / Reuters

Indians pay tribute to Japanese earthquake and tsunami victims.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DIPTENDU DUTTA / AFP

A member of an emergency services special unit fires a shell toward the upper slopes to clear snow buildup above the Transcaucasian highway Sunday. Avalanches are a constant threat on the road, which is the only route connecting Russia to South Ossetia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER/RUSSIA / Reuters

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Pictures in the News | March 14, 2011

Images of the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan lead today’s Pictures in the News. For in-depth earthquake photo coverage, see our latest gallery. Other images come to us from Bahrain, Belarus, England, Germany, India and Switzerland.

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