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American shrimp farmer Diane Wilson of Texas daubs herself with oil before trying to gain access to the British Petroleum annual general meeting. BP faced anger from protesters from across the world as it held its meeting just days ahead of the first anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico disaster.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stefan Rousseau / Associated Press

Flowers are left on the platform of the Oktyabrskaya metro station in memory of victims killed by Monday's bomb blast.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VLADIMIR NIKOLSKY / Reuters

A plainclothes security officer charges down a road in Kasangati after military police blocked a peaceful demonstration led by opposition candidate Kizza Besigye and tried to arrest him.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARC HOFER / AFP / Getty Images

Ugandan police detain a protester. Military police officers shot Uganda's top opposition politician in the arm Thursday and fired tear gas into a hospital as demonstrations against rising fuel and food prices broke out in several locations across the country, officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stephen Wandera / Associated Press

A paramedic tends to a man who was shot in the shoulder after the military police blocked a peaceful demonstration led by opposition candidate Kizza Besigye and tried to arrest him.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARC HOFER / AFP / Getty Images

Spanish KTM-rider Marc Coma, three-time winner of the Rallye Paris-Dakar, jumps over American Ronnie Renner, winner of the freestyle motocross at the X-Games, in the desert.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOERG MITTER / EPA

Contract workers celebrate in front of Greece's Supreme Court following a ruling in their favor by the high court, which means that they must be rehired by various wider public sector agencies and organizations where they were first employed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU / EPA

A woman runs as men throw water at her as part of traditional Easter celebrations. Locals from the World Heritage village of Holloko celebrate Easter with the traditional "watering of the girls," a Hungarian tribal fertility ritual rooted in the area's pre-Christian past.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: LASZLO BALOGH / Reuters

An Egyptian teen break-dances as his friends look on in Tahrir Square. Ousted President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons were detained for investigation of corruption, abuse of power and killings of protesters, bringing cheers of victory from activists who hoped it marked a turning point in Egypt's turbulent transition to democracy.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mugur Varzariu / Associated Press

Italy's Federica Pellegrini during the Spring Swimming Italian Championship.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Daniele Badolato / Associated Press

An Afghan government employee searches through debris at his office which was destroyed after a suicide attack in the Musayi district of Kabul. Three Afghan policemen were killed when Taliban militants struck at a police training center in one of three suicide attacks to hit Afghanistan on the same day. Insurgents are increasingly targeting Afghan security forces, whose role will increase as U.S.-led NATO troops prepare to hand over responsibility for security in seven areas in July and end front-line fighting in 2014.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MASSOUD HOSSAINI / AFP / Getty Images

A Libyan rebel fighter scans the area with his binoculars after what the rebels claimed was a NATO airstrike outside Ajdabiya. NATO allies sought to show a united front in the Libya campaign, insisting they all wanted to see the ouster of Moammar Kadafi even as they remained divided over dropping more bombs.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ODD ANDERSEN / AFP / Getty Images

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Pictures in the News | April 14, 2011

Thursday’s Pictures in the News begins in London, where an American shrimp farmer  from Texas daubs herself with oil before trying to gain access to the British Petroleum annual general meeting. Flowers are left on the platform at the Oktyabrskaya metro station in memory of victims killed by Monday’s bomb blast in Minsk, Belarus; workers in Athens celebrate in front of Greece’s Supreme Court  following a ruling that they be rehired; and locals from the Hungarian village of Holloko celebrate Easter with the traditional “watering of the girls,” a tribal fertility ritual rooted in the area’s pre-Christian past.

Uganda became the latest African nation to be engaged in conflict, as police fired tear gas into a hospital during a skirmish with stone-throwing protesters during demonstrations against rising fuel and food prices broke out in several locations across the country, and an Afghan government employee searches through debris at his office which was destroyed after a suicide attack in Musayi district of Kabul.

Add stops in Libya, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates to complete our report. Check back later in the day as we add to our Pictures in the News feature.

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