Rebel fighters at a checkpoint in the eastern village.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
The pre-Kadafi flag adopted by the Libyan resistance is depicted on a rebel rifle.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK BAZ / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Colombian police officer holds a sheet of counterfeit U.S. $100 bills in Cali, where $2.5 million of the fake bills were seized.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: LUIS ROBAYO / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
An injured Afghan soldier is transported to a U.S. medevac helicopter in southern Afghanistan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
The Seine is colored green after environmentalists dyed the river as part of World Water Day celebrations in the French capital.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOEL SAGET / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Tunisian refugee peers out of a makeshift shelter after arriving on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALESSANDRO BIANCHI / REUTERSLink
A bodybuilder poses backstage before judging at the Mumbai 2011 Bodybuilding Competition.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PUNIT PARANJPE / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A child bathes in seawater at a seaside residential area in Makassar, Indonesia. The United Nations' World Water Day is held March 22 every year to increase people's awareness of water's importance in environment, agriculture, health and trade.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: YUSUF AHMAD / ReutersLink
Outside the Berlin Zoo gates, a woman visits a makeshift memorial for 4-year-old Knut the polar bear, who died suddenly Saturday. Zoo officials say that initial autopsy results point to some type of brain trauma as the cause of death. Knut won worldwide fame after his birth at the zoo and had become one of Berlin's most popular tourist attractions.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sean Gallup / Getty Images EuropeLink
Libyans gather around the wreckage of a U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jet in Ghot Sultan near Benghazi, Libya, after it crashed while on a mission against Moammar Kadafi's air defenses.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PATRICK BAZ / AFPLink
A boat sits atop a building in Otsuchi, in Japan's Iwate prefecture, following the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hiroto Nomoto / Yomiuri ShimbunLink
A tsunami survivor stands next to fires outside a relief center in Rikuzentakata, in Japan's Iwate prefecture.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFPLink
Tajiks horse riders play buzkashi during a competition as part of Navruz festivities near Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Navruz is a spring festival celebrated around equinox in Iran, central Asia and the Caucasus. Though banned in the Communist era, the festival is enjoying a revival in former Soviet states.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Theodore Kaye / Associated PressLink
The sky is muddied by smoke from a fire at the Elysee Montmartre concert hall in Paris.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACKY NAEGELEN / ReutersLink
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