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Indonesian farmers and students react as national police spray water cannons during a protest, outside the parliament building in Jakarta, against illegal land confiscation and incidents of violence in land-grabbing cases.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAST IRHAM / EPA

Adelie penguins are seen from the Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis. The vessel was navigating its way through hundreds of icebergs in Antarctic waters on route to Commonwealth Bay.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: DEAN LEWINS / AAP

Victoria Azarenka from Belarus returns the ball during her semi-final win over Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland at the Sydney International tennis tournament.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GREG WOOD / AFP

Hindu devotees in Allahabad, India, perform evening prayers at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati, during the annual monthlong holy fair of Magh Mela. Hundreds of thousands of Hindus bathe at the confluence during the 45-day festival to rid themselves of their sins and attain prosperity.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rajesh Kumar Singh / Associated Press

A Russian presidential regiment soldier guards the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier just outside the snow-clad Kremlin wall in Moscow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP

A man crosses the Magdalena Bridge as low-lying clouds envelop the Arga River, near Pamplona in northern Spain.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alvaro Barrientos / Associated Press

The Jungfrau mountain in the Swiss Alps is illuminated Wednesday by lighting artist Gerry Hofstetter with projections of Switzerland's national flag, to celebrate the centenary of the Jungfrau mountain-railway.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alessandro Della Bella / KEYSTONE

The sun streaks through clouds to light the southern Evoikos Gulf, as seen from Penteli mountain in northern Athens. Ferry services have been canceled at Athens' three main ports, as high winds and a bout of winter weather dumped snow on the mountains around the Greek capital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Thanassis Stavrakis / Associated Press

Australian driver Graig Owen looks out the tent on the roof of his VW Beetle during a press preview of the 7th Budapest-Bamako Rally in front of Hotel Intercontinental in Budapest, Hungary. The rally starts Saturday and about 160 teams will have to complete nearly 5,000 miles in about two weeks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: IMRE FOLDI / MTI

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Pictures in the News | Jan. 12, 2012

In today’s Pictures in the News, Indonesian protesters are sprayed by police water cannons, an Adelie penguin pops out of the Antarctic waters, shadows and light play on Victoria Azarenka at the Sydney International tennis tournament, Hindu devotees perform evening prayers in Allahabad, India, and more.

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