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Holocaust survivor Eva Szirtes looks for the names of her relatives on a memorial wall holding the engraved names of tens of thousands of Hungarian Holocaust victims at the Holocaust Memorial Center. Szirtes was taking part in United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps 67 years ago.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bela Szandelszky / Associated Press

A man smells a flower during a memorial service on United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN MCCONNICO / Associated Press

Israelis look at an exhibit of Nazi swastikas in the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum, part of activities marking United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM HOLLANDER / EPA

An man sits by candlelight in his home because a number of villages have been without power for more than a year after the electrical transformer serving the area was stolen.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARMANDO BABANI / EPA

A winter morning in the Tatra Mountains.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GRZEGORZ MOMOT / EPA

American Thomas Biesemeyer practices for the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup downhill competition.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Alexis Boichard / Agence Zoom / Getty Images

The wares are lined up at the Birqash camel market, one of the biggest in the Middle East.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J. Mitchell / Getty Images

A Tibetan boy looks on as Chinese police patrol a street in Sichuan province, a Tibetan-inhabited region recently rocked by deadly clashes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER PARKS / AFP/Getty Images

A performer dressed as the Chinese god of wealth smiles outside a shopping mall during Lunar New Year celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AARON TAM / AFP/Getty Images

Ah Leng, left, and Ah Li chew on ice at Houhai Lake during the Lunar New Year holiday, the start of the Year of the Dragon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP/Getty Images

Hoping to bring their businesses prosperity and good fortune, traders set off fireworks outside the Silk Market on the fifth day of Lunar New Year celebrations marking the start of the Year of the Dragon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MARK RALSTON / AFP/Getty Images

A penguin dives in a pool at the city's zoo.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Probst / Associated Press

A "blue marble" image of the Earth, a composite of a number of shots, was taken from the recently launched NASA satellite Suomi NPP.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NASA

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Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Budapest, Hungary, where a Holocaust survivor looks for the names of her relatives on a memorial wall at the Holocaust Memorial Center. She and others around the world were taking part in United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps 67 years ago.

In Albania, a man sits in candlelight as the village of Shtuf and other nearby communities have been without electric power for more than one year after the electrical transformer serving the area was stolen.

Elsewhere, camels line up at a market in Cairo; traders celebrating the fifth day of the Year of the Dragon in Beijing set off fireworks in hopes of bringing prosperity and good fortune; and we take a look at a “blue marble” image of Earth from a NASA satellite. Enjoy.

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