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Men drenched in bright color celebrate the Holi holiday, which heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER/INDIA / Reuters

Men who used to work in Libya and fled the country due to unrest cart their belongings amid swirling sand at a refugee camp at the Tunisian-Libyan border. More than 250,000 migrant workers have left Libya for neighboring countries, primarily Tunisia and Egypt, in the last three weeks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Emilio Morenatti / Associated Press

Thai soldiers carry children out of an area where suspected Muslim separatists shot and killed three Muslim men in the troubled southern province of Pattani.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRINGER/THAILAND / Reuters

Protesters throw a boy in the air during a lighter moment at an anti-government demonstration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

Israelis stand next to a cardboard cut-out of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, as they participate in a demonstration that called on Israelis to stop what they were doing for five minutes -- one minute for each of Shalit's years in Hamas captivity. Shalit was abducted by Palestinian militants who tunneled from the Gaza Strip into a military base in southern Israel in June 2006.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RONEN ZVULUN / Reuters

A rebel fighter sits on a sofa at a checkpoint.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GORAN TOMASEVIC / Reuters

Demonstrators from tribes of various parts of the Indian state of Maharashtra gather around a tanker to collect drinking water in bottles during a rally carried out by hundreds of forest dwellers and tribe members.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANISH SIDDIQUI / Reuters

A Lamborghini Gallardo L140 luxury sports car is destroyed using sledgehammers to mark World Consumer Rights Day. The car's owner hired people to publicly destroy the vehicle when it failed to function after service.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: WU HONG / EPA

Two Albanian Roma people, at right and left, use a bear as a prop to attract people to have their photo taken. Non-governmental organizations have asked the Albanian government to create a law for animal protection, but no such legislation has been introduced.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARMANDO BABANI / EPA

North China leopard cub Nekama, 2 months old, plays with a basket in her enclosure before a youthful audience at the Berlin zoo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHANNES EISELE / AFP

Former Olympic champions Carl Lewis, a U.S. track-and-field athlete, and Nadia Comaneci, a Romanian gymnast, pose for cameras in front of Tower Bridge as part of a media event to launch 500 days to the start of the London 2012 Games.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alastair Grant / Associated Press

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It’s the colors of the Hindu festival Holi that start off our Pictures in the News. Meanwhile, in Jerusalem, Israelis try to bring awareness to the plight of a kidnapped soldier, and rebels in Libya battle with forces loyal to Moammar Kadafi. (See more photos from Libya.)  A man in China unhappy with the service on his Lamborghini hires people to smash the car with sledge hammers to mark his disgruntlement as well as World Consumer Rights Day. Near London’s Tower Bridge, former Olympians Carl Lewis and Nadia Comaneci pose for photographers to mark 500 days to the start of the London 2012 games.

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